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Inspirational Quotes About Trees

by Meaghan Weeden July 11, 2023 1 min read

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Tree Quotes To Inspire Nature Lovers Everywhere

Trees have long been a subject of interest and a topic of discussion — and it's no wonder: they represent life, growth, peace, and nature — with over 60,000 different types of trees around the world.

Trees provide us with many benefits necessary for survival, including clean air, access to clear water, shade, and food. They also give us hope and insight, and courage to persevere – even in the harshest conditions. Trees teach us to stay rooted while soaring to great heights.

Below is a collection of great quotes about trees and nature to keep you growing strong and moving forward in your life.

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"There can be no purpose more enspiriting than to begin the age of restoration, reweaving the wondrous diversity of life that still surrounds us."

— E.O. Wilson

"Trees are as close to immortality as the rest of us ever come."

― Karen Joy Fowler

"You know me, I think there ought to be a big old tree right there. And let's give him a friend. Everybody needs a friend."

― Bob Ross

"The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit."

― Nelson Henderson

"Love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, it puts down deep roots into our whole being."

― Victor Hugo

"Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven't done a thing. You are just talking."

― Wangari Maathai

"I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth."

― Louise Dickinson Rich

"This oak tree and me, we're made of the same stuff."

― Carl Sagan

"What humans do over the next 50 years will determine the fate of all life on the planet."

— Sir David Attenborough

"There are more life forms in a handful of forest soil than there are people on the planet."

― Peter Wohlleben

"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."

― Martin Luther

"Trees exhale for us so that we can inhale them to stay alive. Can we ever forget that? Let us love trees with every breath we take until we perish."

― Munia Khan

"Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world."

― John Muir

"Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year."

― Chad Sugg

"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

"In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike."

— Paolo Coelho

We hope that these inspirational tree quotes brought a smile to your face. Trees do so much for us, and one great way to show our appreciation is by planting trees in forests that have been degraded by human activities and environmental disasters. Plant a tree today!

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Meaghan Weeden
Meaghan Weeden

Meaghan works to share our story far and wide, manages our blog calendar, coordinates with the team on projects + campaigns, and ensures our brand voice is reflected across channels. With a background in communications and an education in environmental conservation, she is passionate about leveraging her creativity to help the environment!