300 Forest Quotes

Looking for the best forest quotes? We’ve compiled a list of top 300 quotes for you.

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Forest Quotes

1. “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

2. “The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence that makes no demands for its sustenance and extends generously the products of its life activity; it affords protection to all beings, offering shade even to the axe-man who destroys it.” – Gautama Buddha

3. “At first I thought I was fighting to save rubber trees, then I thought I was fighting to save the Amazon rainforest. Now I realize I am fighting for humanity.” – Chico Mendes

4. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

5. “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

6. “Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir

7. “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – halil Gibran

8. “The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

9. “Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.” – E. O. Wilson

10. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” – Maxime Lagacé

11. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.” – Isaac Newton

12. “Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

13. “The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see.” – Albert Einstein

14. “Humankind’s greatest priority is to reintegrate with the natural world.” – Jonathon Porritt

15. “If you are lucky you will have the opportunity in your life to be owned by a good piece of land.” – Daniel J. Rice

16. “The silence of nature is very real. It surrounds you, you can feel it. – Ted Trueblood

17. “Nature is the art of God.” – Dante Alighieri

18. “What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” – Chris Maser

19. “The earth is what we all have in common.” – Wendell Berry

20. “Deforestation is changing our climate, harming people and the natural world. We must, and can, reverse this trend.” – Jane Goodall

21. “Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.” – Stewart Udall

22. “You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them.” – Wangari Maathai

23. “If you go to a desert, you will hear this mysterious voice: Be wise, protect your forests!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

24. “The gnarled trees are what show the harshness of the tortured landscape.” – Anthony T. Hincks

25. “It’s the little things that citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.” – Wangari Maathai

26. “The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves.” – Wangari Maathai

27. “I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.” – Dr. Seuss

28. “The earth is hiring and the pay is your legacy.” – Shannon L. Alder

29. “We are living on the planet as if we have another one to go to.” – Terry Swearingen

30. “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan

31. “Forests are like churches, hallowed places. There’s a stillness about them, a sort of reverence.” – Sabrina Elkins

32. “When you save the life of a tree, you only pay your debt as we all owe our lives to the trees!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

33. “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” – Henry David Thoreau

34. “I am convinced that most Americans of the new generation have no idea what a decent forest looks like. The only way to tell them is to show them.” – Aldo Leopold

35. “If we can teach people about wildlife, they will be touched. Share my wildlife with me. Because humans want to save things that they love.” – Steve Irwin

36. “Wild animals are less wild and more human than many humans of this world” – Munia Khan

37. “The smaller the creature, the bolder its spirit.” – Suzy Kassem

38. “An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.” – Martin Buber

39. “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” – A.A. Milne

40. “The rules of wildlife are simple and clear, which is not the case for men.” – Laurent Baheux

41. “I feel like I’m nothing without wildlife. They are the stars. I feel awkward without them.” – Bindi Irwin

42. “Animals are such agreeable friends―they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” – George Eliot

43. “Whenever we encounter wild animals in nature, we must only ever show kindness and compassion.” – Paul Oxton

44. “Animals are born who they are, accept it, and that is that. They live with greater peace than people do.” – Gregory Maguire

45. “Those who wish to pet and baby wildlife love them, but those who respect their natures and wish to let them live their natural lives, love them more.” – Edwin Way Teale

46. “Who’s gonna bring the wild animals some hope? If we don’t love them the way they are.” – Munia Khan

47. “Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.” – Charles Baudelaire

48. “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir

49. “The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.” – Victor Hugo

50. “Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest. If you have more trees than you have forests, then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win.” – Dan Quayle

51. “In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike.” – Paulo Coelho

52. “The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun.” – Napoleon Hill

53. “A lovely nook of forest scenery, or a grand rock, like a beautiful woman, depends for much of its attractiveness upon the attendance sense of freedom from whatever is low; upon a sense of purity and of romance.” – P. T. Barnum

54. “A forest of these trees is a spectacle too much for one man to see.” – David Douglas

55. “The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way.” – William Blake

56. “This forest eats itself and lives forever.” – Barbara Kingsolver

57. “If you cut down a forest, it doesn’t matter how many sawmills you have if there are no more trees.” – Susan George

58. “The death of the forest is the end of our life.” – Dorothy Stang

59. “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir

60. “Forests were the first temples of the divinity, and it is in the forests that men have grasped the first idea of architecture.” – Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

61. “A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.” – Hal Borland

62. “Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.” – Orison Swett Marden

63. “Forests are the world’s air-conditioning system—the lungs of the planet—and we are on the verge of switching it off.” – Prince Charles

64. “A forest is mystery but the desert is truth. Life pared to the bone.” – Keith Miller

65. “My favourite places on earth are the wild waterways where the forest opens its arms and a silver curve of river folds the traveller into its embrace.” – Rory MacLean

66. “For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.” – Martin Luther

67. “The forest is a quiet place if only the best birds sing.” – Kay Johnson

68. “The world’s forests are a shared stolen treasure that we must put back for our children’s future.” – Desmond Tutu

69. “Save the elephants, and then you save the forest and then you save yourself.” – Mark Shand

70. “I never see a forest that does not bear a mark or a sign of history.” – Anselm Kiefer

71. “In a hamlet or in a forest, in the deep water or on the dry land, wherever venerable persons dwell, that place is delightful.” – Friedrich Max Muller

72. “A forest bird never wants a cage.” – Henrik Ibsen

73. “As the forest went, so went the bird. It’s an indicator species, representative of what we did to the forests. Having it return is perhaps a sign that the forests and habitat are coming back as well.” – David Luneau

74. “We commend the forest for trying to do more. But at the same time i think everyone realizes a lot more can be done.” – Ed Bond

75. “When you hear that howl alone at night in the forest, it’s one of the most frightening sounds you’ll ever hear.” – Tim Cope

76. “The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one’s own.” – Willa Cather

77. “Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.” – Bill Bradley

78. “A forest doesn’t weep over one tree.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

79. “Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes.” – Cathy McMorris Rodgers

80. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther

81. “Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” – Hal Borland

82. “If you’re in a forest, the quality of the echo is very strange because echoes back off so many surfaces of all those trees that you get this strange, itchy ricochet effect.” – Brian Eno

83. “Dark is the forest and deep, and overhead / Hang stars like seeds of light / In vain, though not since they were sown was bred / Anything more bright.” – Edward Thomas

84. “In the depths of a Forest secluded and wild / The night voices whisper in passionate numbers.” – Henry Kendall

85. “Deep in the forest / The witches are dancing / The witches are dancing / For sacrifice.” – Ed Gage

86. “The Forest Of Darkness / There’s no escape from the madness / The Forest Of Darkness / You’ll suffer and scream from the sadness.” – Ed Gage

87. “The silent forest / Echoes with the loon.” – Alex Zivojinovich

88. “The forests have taught man liberty.” – Paul Bourget

89. “Forest is the best port of the wise man!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

90. “If we lose the forests, we lose our only teachers.” – Bill Mollison

91. “An infinity of forest lies dormant within the dreams on one acorn.” – Wayne W. Dyer

92. “To the artist, the forest is an asylum of peace and dancing shadows.” – John F. Carlson

93. “The interminable forests should become graceful parks, for use and delight.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

94. “A true forest is not merely a storehouse full of wood, but, as it were, a factory of wood.” – Theodore Roosevelt

95. “The forest is not a resource for us, it is life itself. It is the only place for us to live.” – Evaristo Nugkuag

96. “The forests are the lungs of the world. I’ve always believed if you breathe, you’re an environmentalist.” – Woody Harrelson

97. “When the forest and the city are functionally indistinguishable, then we know we have reached sustainability.” – Janine Benyus

98. “If you walk into a forest – you hear all kinds of subtle sounds – but underneath there is an all pervasive silence.” – Eckhart Tolle

99. “The natural elements in the forests, mountains, deserts and large bodies of water, help shield you from the thought forms and auras of other human beings.” – Frederick Lenz

100. “Our forests are not for toilet paper. They are worth more standing than cut. That deserves to be defended, not only by native peoples but also by environmentalists.” – Winona LaDuke

101. “The forests are the flag’s of Nature. They appeal to all and awaken inspiring universal feelings. Enter the forest and the boundaries of nations are forgotten. It may be that sometime an immortal pine will be the flag of a united and peaceful world.” – Enos Mills

102. “Forests are places where we can get back in touch with our inner selves, where we can walk on soft ground, breathe in natural scents, taste berries, listen to the leaves crackling – all the senses are awakened in the subdued light and stress melts away like snow in the snow.” – Pierre Lieutaghi

103. “This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.” – Susan Polis Schutz

104. “A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.” – George R.R. Martin

105. “Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first.” – Shannon L. Alder

106. “Solitude is the soil in which genius is planted, creativity grows, and legends bloom; faith in oneself is the rain that cultivates a hero to endure the storm, and bare the genesis of a new world, a new forest.” – Mike Norton

107. “Trees’re always a relief, after people.” – David Mitchell

108. “I often find that people confuse inner peace with some sense of insensibility whenever something goes wrong. In such cases inner peace is a permit for destruction: The unyielding optimist will pretend that the forest is not burning either because he is too lazy or too afraid to go and put the fire out.” – Criss Jami

109. “We all have forests on our minds. Forests unexplored, unending. Each one of us gets lost in the forest, every night, alone.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

110. “It would seem from this fact, that man is naturally a wild animal, and that when taken from the woods, he is never happy in his natural state, ’till he returns to them again.” – Benjamin Rush

111. “Only with a leaf can I talk of the forest,” – Visar Zhiti

112. “His cloak was his crowning glory; sable, thick and black and soft as sin.” – George R.R. Martin

113. “A forest ecology is a delicate one. If the forest perishes, its fauna may go with it. The Athshean word for world is also the word for forest.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

114. “Never go into the deep parts of the forest, for there are many dangers there, both dark and bright, and they will ensnare your soul.” – Robert Beatty

115. “Now then, let’s come right down in here and put some nice big strong arms on these trees. Tree needs an arm too. It’ll hold up the weight of the forest. Little bird has to have a place to set there. There he goes…” – Bob Ross

116. “He envied the bark, which had been, in the course of one lifetime, both forest and fire. One endured; one destroyed.” – Karen Joy Fowler

117. “The forest did not tolerate frailty of body or mind. Show your weakness, and it would consume you without hesitation.” – Tahir Shah

118. “Forest who is in love with fire will wear black wedding gown in her wedding.” – Mehmet Murat ildan

119. “Yet for the first time in three days, I want something. I want the forest lord to turn me into a cedar. The very oldest islanders say that if you are in the interior mountains on the night when the forest lord counts his trees, he includes you in the number and turns you into a tree.” – David Mitchell

120. “It was a though we’d been living for a year in a dense grove of old trees, a cluster of firs, each with its own rhythm and character, from whom our bodies had drawn not just shelter but perhaps even a kind of guidance as we grew into a family.” – David Abram

121. “There comes a stage at which a man would rather die cleanly by a bullet than by the unknown terror of the phantom in the forest.” – Tahir Shah

122. “a single-file army of ants biting a mammoth tree into uniform grains and hauling it down to the dark for their ravenous queen. and, in reply, a choir of seedlings arching their necks out of rotted tree stumps, sucking life out of death. this forest eats itself and lives forever.” – Barbara Kingsolver,

123. “Forest! They seek your trees to sleep among, With their long sentences hung. Forest!” – Rainer Maria Rilke

124. “As someone who’s lived most of her life in a small town surrounded by woods, I’ve never appreciated how so many horror enthusiasts flock to the forest for inspiration.” – Jacqueline E. Smith

125. “Often when I imagine you, your wholeness cascades into many shapes. You run like a herd of luminous deer, and I am dark; I am forest.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

126. “Lancelot was following, slowly, on the dark and narrow path. All about him and from high above, the mighty trees of Pendaran Wood were letting fall their green leaves, gently, on a night in the midst of summer, to honour the passage of the man.” – Guy Gavriel Kay

127. “The rains began. Hard, constant, they battered the fields, turned the roads to mud, crushed the gold leaves into the ground and turned them black. In the wood, the sodden trees and brambles bowed beneath the torrents.” – Patricia A. McKillip

128. “Increased lightning is causing increased forest fires.” – Steven Magee

129. “I associate California with smoke inhalation.” – Steven Magee

130. “The California forest fires may lead to increased disease rates in their population.” – Steven Magee

131. “I regard the government as mentally ill.” – Steven Magee

132. “Listen to the trees to hear their stories.” – Steven Magee

133. “The trees will tell their secrets to those that tune in.” – Steven Magee

134. “if love was a tree I’d plant you a forest” – Dahi Tamara Koch

135. “A fortune can’t be made from a single coin in the same way a forest can be grown from a single seed.” – VKBoy

136. “Talk to the forest because the forest always talks to you.” – Mehmet Murat ildan

137. “The trees are communicating their secrets.” – Steven Magee

138. “The wise live in the forest.” – Steven Magee

139. “It is widely acknowledged by researchers that the human environmental classification is a tropical forest animal.” – Steven Magee

140. “To learn something from you, the forest silently observes you and quietly listens to you! If you want to learn something from the forest, do the same thing!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

141. “A church, to be a church, must be enveloped by a forest.” – Alemayehu Wassie Eshete

142. “There is something in the trees awaiting discovery.” – Steven Magee

143. “For there is one thing a vagrant knows–never call nowhere Nowhere, and never call Anywhere yours, for Anywhere is always someone else’s.” – Marissa Byfield

144. “You are aware that is late, the sun set half a spin ago.” She did know, it was one of the reasons why she had left at that time, when they changed guards, when the spin was over then she could more easily slip away.” – Sela Ordaz

145. “She’s doing it for your protection, you know that. There’s not been anyone like you in millenniums.” – Sela Ordaz

146. “Perchance, one day you wake in a tub of cold blood come warm. Then, will you let this whole forest of hurt love you?” – stephanie roberts

147. “Punching your companions is unhelpful. Go into the forest and practice unarmed combat against a tree.” – Jeff Mach

148. “No one who loves the woods stays on the path,” – Millie Florence

149. “And the forest perfume — trees and earth — it’s like incense in a shrine. You fall into a state of… prayer.” – Keiichi Sigsawa

150. “Whenever there is a breeze in the old forest, you might, for a moment, realize that the trees are singing. There, on the wind, are the voices of sugarberry and juniper and maple…” – Kathi Appelt

151. “Nothing can match the joy of a forest in the Morning.” – Millie Florence

152. “They are entering the forest of amnesia, where things have lost their names.” – Margaret Atwood

153. “He knew it the same way the woodsman knew it, because he knew trees: but he also knew it with the knowledge of the Wild Man of Greenhallow, who felt every slow green beat of the forest’s heart.” – Emily Tesh

154. “We are of the forest and of magi, and we have always been.” – Meagan Spooner

155. “The people are leaving, he says, and the forest is gonna come back and take what’s hers” – JOAN TIERNEY

156. “Both brains and forests form highly efficient delivery systems that optimize transmission of energy and information through a larger system.” – Julie J. Morley

157. “The trees were dappling again. They loved to dapple, it seemed to be their favorite pastime.” – Millie Florence

158. “Few people know that trees in the Amazon put more water into the sky, in the form of steam, than the Amazon River transports to sea. We really need to take care of forests: they are an incredible value to all of us!” – yana marull

159. “The woods invite me into themselves so that I might be drawn out of myself. And if I have never engaged in such an exchange, I will find myself a man so full of myself that I am nothing but myself. And that is a terribly small thing to be.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

160. “I stared up at the tuarts that towered over all the other plant life of the forest. They were so tall I could barely make out the tops, and so wide that Georgie and I would’ve had to join hands with about ten other people to circle the trunks.” – Ambelin Kwaymullina

161. “When you become silent to listen to the sounds of the forest, if the forest becomes silent too, then you can be sure that the forest too became silent to listen to you!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

162. “Be still within a forest and you will appreciate what it is like to be a tree,” – Anthony T. Hincks

163. “Take me to the forest and let me sing to the wounded birds, so I heal when they fly again.” – Nitya Prakash

164. “We are tropical forest people.” – Steven Magee

165. “… when humans experience something as powerful as a forest or a rainbow, it is not crazy to assign its existence to a Greater Intelligence.” – Anne Lamott

166. “Gold is a luxury. Trees are necessities. Man can live and thrive without gold, but we cannot survive without trees.” – Paul Bamikole

167. “The forest will answer you in the way you call to it.” – Unknown

168. “How humans love plundering a forest, like spoiled children with their parents’ ATM cards and no concept of moderation” – Paul Rosolie

169. “Bear, I need your eyes. I need your nose. I need your night-wits and forest-wisdom.” – Frances Hardinge

170. “Stories matter in an enchanted forest.” – Kate Coombs

171. “He who has no dreams, let him go to a beautiful forest to have many!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

172. “She grew into a forest, she could not be found.” – Cynthia Dewi Oka

173. “I would make my home, with joy and gladness, in a dark forest.” – Alexander Pushkin

174. “There is life and death in all forest, the life will bring you beauty and the dead will bring you new life! Roland R Kemler” – Roland R Kemler

175. “I hate the forest, it’s absence of social environment.” – Deyth Banger

176. “When you are lost in the wilderness, a tree will always point you in the right direction.” – Anthony T. Hincks

177. “A forest full of trees is as important and valuable as a mine full of gold.” – Paul Bamikole

178. “Every forest has its own character, its own whispered rumors and smells.” – Jennifer Ackerman

179. “There’s no pain, or even discomfort, which she’s happy about. If she should die, at least it shall be painless.” – Madeline C.C. Harper

180. “I find my soul in forests…” – Kedar dhepe

181. “If I were to die this is where I want my life to end in a forest where my soul can find peace.” – Roland R Kemler

182. “A house you can rebuild; a bridge you can restring; a washed-out road you can fill in. But there is nothing you can do about a tree but mourn.” – Louise Dickinson Rich

183. “In the thick of the woods with a carpet of matted needles, the sharp scent of pine, and the fragrant breezes of a winter wind, she was home.” – Katherine McIntyre

184. “The tall trees, compassionate, understood everything: grief – they stood stock-still, branches drooped in despair; fear – they exposed their many roots, tugged their gold hair; anger – they shook in the storm, pointed their bony fingers.” – Jackie Kay

185. “A forest is green for a reason.” – Anthony T. Hincks

186. “His eyes were like a forest at night—dark, wild, and dangerous. They were as fey as the rest of him, calling to mind thoughts of terrifying legends and powerful magic. You could fall into eyes like that, she thought, and find yourself trapped forever.” – Nenia Campbell

187. “When the rains come, it’s time to wash those plants & trees.” – Anthony T.Hincks

188. “I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth.” – Louise Dickinson Rich

189. “There is always an adventure waiting in the woods.” – Katelyn S. Bolds

190. “You can walk in a dream while you are awake: Just walk in the misty morning of a forest!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

191. “I have an entire forest living inside of me and you have carved your initials into every tree.” – Pavana

192. “She’s always been a wild forest, a creature of the night.” – Melody Lee

193. “That was what it felt like – as if one had always been in that place and never been bored although nothing had ever happened.” – C.S. Lewis

194. “Trees are the soul collectors come to life.” – Anthony T.Hincks

195. “A tree is no more valuable than a seed. Both are simply at a different stage in their development.” – J.R. Rim

196. “I had set off, going straight ahead, to escape a broken heart. I had been walking for three hours, wherever the forest took me.” – Timothée de Fombelle

197. “She ran. Deeper, deeper into the mysterious Broceliande forest…” – Jennifer McKeithen

198. “It was a rich place: as rich as plumcake.” – C.S. Lewis

199. “The forest wanted to beg for mercy but knew precious little about us. Pine trees roared like chainsaws, hoping this was the language of man.” – T.R. Darling

200. “The sap is nourish from the root.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

201. “If the root is holy, the branches shall be holy.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

202. “The branches do not support the root. But the root supports the branches.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

203. “The root system supports the branches.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

204. “Out of the forest I come with my flowers, singing, all alone.” – Carol Ann Duffy

205. “The outside is the only place we can truly be inside the world.” – Daniel J. Rice

206. “Every New Year must be celebrated at the heart of nature – in the middle of a forest or by the side of a lake under billions of stars – because it is nature who has made our existence possible!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

207. “These woods are where silence has come to lick its wounds.” – Samantha Hunt

208. “My favourite road I’ve ever been on ain’t paved.” – Viktor Tatarczuk

209. “I have always been a anti-establishment artist. I once believed, and still do to some extent, that one could get a better education in a forest rather than a desk.” – Casey Carter

210. “He has cat blood, I reflected sourly, no doubt that was how he managed to sneak up on me in the darkness.” – Diana Gabaldon

211. “It’s a Christmas miracle. I had no tree. Now I have a forest.” – Richelle Mead

212. “It was kind of like what I imagined it would be like to drink a forest fire.” – Morgan Matson

213. “…there is something which impresses the mind with awe in the shade and silence of these vast forests. In the deep solitude, alone with nature, we converse with God.” – Thaddeus Mason Harris

214. “The sky was low and broody, but from here, near the treeline, you could see the forest rolling down into the valley, the lake tucked away like a pocket mirror.” – Garth Risk Hallberg

215. “Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Sleep in forgetfulness of all ill.” – John Muir

216. “If you love a tree you will be more beautiful than before!” – Amit Ray

217. “I love to escape to wild places – forests, mountains, rivers or the sea. If that’s not possible, I flee into books; vicarious travel is rejuvenating” – Jane Wilson-Howarth

218. “Planting a tree is the easiest way to align yourself with the cosmic rhythm.” – Amit Ray

219. “The trees were friendly, they gave me rest and shadowed refuge. Slipping through them, I felt safe and competent. My whole body was occupied. I had little energy to think or worry.” – Aspen Matis

220. “Caring a tree is caring of your soul.” – Amit Ray

221. “Inkblot shadows of the canopy swayed and rolled on the forest floor in the cloudy light, almost as if the ground itself was moving.” – Tony DiTerlizzi

222. “When you live on the edge of a cursed forest, you do a lot of staring into the dark.” – Sarah Dalton

223. “A lovely little wooden cottage in the depths of a forest is the most beautiful palace a king or any man can ever have!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

224. “Maybe you should take some lessons from the forest crooner,’ he suggests.” – Leslea Wahl

225. “The forest talks but a good hunter only hears it by learning its language.” – Barry Babcock

226. “If the forest has a day of fire and the heat of the flames does not consume a special tree, it will still be changed; charred, but still standing.” – Dan Groat

227. “the fallen leaves in the forest seemed to make even the ground glow and burn with light” – Malcolm Lowry

228. “Some of the best advice you will ever hear will come from the forest.” – Dacha Avelin

229. “An autumn forest is such a place that once entered you never look for the exit!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

230. “Witches escape to the forest to listen to the whispers of nature itself…” – Dacha Avelin

231. “This forest silence improves anyone.” – Robert M. Pirsig

232. “Everything which helps us to exist is holy! And a tree is holiest of the holy for us!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

233.“Forest is a dream where you may find yourself and dream is a forest where you may lose yourself!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

234. “Leave city, leave reality; enter forest, enter fantasy!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

235. “The wind went mute and the trees in the forest stood still. It was time for the last tale.” – Lawren Leo

236. “Forests should not be walked on, they should be walked under and through.” – Courtney M. Privett

237. “Plant a tree in your lifetime.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

238. “The concrete replaces the forest. You get in its way, you get paved over. If you can find a way to live in the cracks, you can thrive anywhere. There were always cracks.” – James S.A. Corey

239. “because she should be sure in her soul that the most terrifying thing in the forest was her” – terry gilliam

240. “When you are good at despising little things, you are likely to throw away the tiny match stick that has the potential of putting the entire forest on fire! Little things do carry heavy potentials!” – Israelmore Ayivor

241. “You can’t lie in a magical forest! It will ruin all the magic!” – Michael Delaware

242. “I’d like to make a twosome with two handsome trees. Make that a threesome as I’d also include a bush in the package, to keep it low profile.” – Will Advise

243. “Every man ought to plant a tree.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

244. “Nature will always be nature.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

245. “I am not Iron-Man, I am Forest-Man!” – Steven Magee

246. “Talk a walk with me through nature and let’s gaze on the marvelous wonders of creation.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

247. “We ought to discover the beauty of creation through a walk in nature.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

248. “He would eventually have to pass through the forest, but he felt no fear. Of course – the forest was inside him, he knew, and it made him who he was.” – Haruki Murakami

249. “I sat alone in that stupid forest asking God to tell me what to do.” – Edwina Gateley

250. “Life is a walk through the forest. Don’t fear the trees, fear what lurks behind them.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

251. “Observe the beauty of forest.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

252. “I was disoriented by the idea that men should ever leave the forest.” – Daniel J. Rice

253. “Carelessness was once something to be owned. They wore it around their necks as they joined the springtime breeze while ducking in and out of the forest believing their fairy tale.” – A. Lynn

254. “Tree is a soldier, forest is an army! And let us wish that all the battles against this army are lost!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

255. “Death is but a dream and life is merely the daydream of death.” – Mike Dickenson

256. “… she had the top down and I could smell everything in those woods, and you know what an old fine smell that is, like something which has been mostly left alone and is not much troubled.” – Stephen King

257. “People of deserts cannot know the importance of forests; to know this, one must first have sweet memories spent in the forests!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

258. “By walking on a snowy forest, you can really forget about this world and every time you forget about this world you leave this world and every time you leave this world you gain a very special wisdom that does not exist in this world!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

259. “Trees surrounded them from all sides, casting long inky shadows that would, at another time, have been scary. But there was no point in being scared of what might be lurking in the shadows when the biggest bad, of all big bads, was gazing at her intently.” – Caroline Hanson

260. “The calmness was fracturing, tendrils of fear seeping through her mind like ivy. Once the fear consumed her, she’d run.” – Caroline Hanson

261. “It has always been my understanding that truth and freedom can only exist in wild places.” – Daniel J. Rice

262. “He liked the grand size of things in the woods, the feeling of being lost and far away, and the sense he had that with so many trees as wardens, no danger could find him.” – Denis Johnson

263. “The tops of mountains are among the unfinished parts of the globe, whither it is a slight insult to the gods to climb and pry into their secrets, and try their effect on our humanity. Only daring and insolent men, perchance, go there.” – Henry David Thoreau

264. “It’s when the seed grows up that it is known as a tree. Nobody calls the “seedlings” as “trees” and no seedling is ever useful because it doesn’t produce fruits! You got to grow up!” – Israelmore Ayivor

265. “The trees show definitions of themselves subtly like the face of a man.” – Daniel J. Rice

266. “Love is a forest fire ignited by a firefly” – Dona Mayoora

267. “Every falling leaf reminds me that I too will soon be separated from these trees. Trying to capture freedom is like trying to catch a falling leaf. Occasionally you may grab one out of the air and hold it in your hands, but now what?” – Daniel J. Rice

268. “The size and height of the tree determines how heavily the ground will shake when it falls. The cassava tree falls and not even the pests in the forest are aware. The baobab tree falls and the whole forest looks empty! Such is human life!” – Israelmore Ayivor

269. “The misty forest shines more than the sunny city!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

270. “Anyone who has a garden, park or orchard tree has an opportunity to ensure that it offers protection, brings beauty and bears fruit for future generations. In short, every one of us should aspire to be a forester.” – Gabriel Hemery

271. “We walked into the arms of the forest…” – Ishmael Beah

272. “The truth of existence was a happiness separated from the easy happy life. There was music in the forest. There was clean air where nobody could hear him breathe.” – Daniel J. Rice

273. “… or in the forest; mingling various walks with the splash and murmur of the waves, and the solemn wind-anthem among the tree-tops.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

274. “The fresh, pungent summer smells of the forest bring me home to the natural, forgotten spiritual place deep inside me. The part of me where hope lives, where prayers are answered and life feels good.” – Vanessa G. Foster

275. “Every forest is a good library where you can find many books! Animals, trees, even rocks are the books of this mystic library! Read them to acquire their story! When you obtain the story of someone or something, you obtain their wisdom as well!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

276. “Within every little dream seed is the potential viability of sprouting to becoming a great forest.” – Israelmore Ayivor

277. “Dreams appear as seeds that when planted, must become a forest reserve.” – Israelmore Ayivor

278. “You look at the forest with two eyes, but the forest looks at you with hundred eyes!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

279. “Man can only feel the forest when the forest cannot feel man.” – GonzoBilly

280. “You don’t have to say everything to be a light. Sometimes a fire built on a hill will bring interested people to your campfire.” – Shannon L. Alder

281. “We don’t want to focus on the trees (or their leaves) at the expense of the forest.” – Douglas R. Hofstadter

282. “But I do like churches. The way it feels inside. It feels good when you just sit there, like you’re in a forest and everything’s really quiet, except there’s still this sound you can’t hear.” – Tim O’Brien

283. “It is a good success to take people from the city to the forests; but there is a much greater success: To bring the forest to the people, to the cities! To bring heaven to the hell!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

284. “Every day spend at least an hour in a forest to stay healthy, and much more than this, to stay sane in this insane world!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

285. “There is a powerful voice in every destroyed forest calling humanity to remember its humanity!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

286. “We will continue talking about the beauty of the deserts as long as the forests exist on Earth! But when the last forest is gone, no beauty of deserts will remain too!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

287. “The only acceptable imperialism is the Imperialism of the Forest! Let the whole world are invaded by the tree-soldiers!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

288. “When a man in a forest thinks he is going forward in a straight line, in reality he is going in a circle, I did my best to go in a circle, hoping to go in a straight line.” – Samuel Beckett

289. “A great whispering noise began to rise in the woods on either side of the tracks, as if the forest had just noticed we were there and was commenting on it.” – Stephen King

290. “Go to forest to meet the wise green friends!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

291. “What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” – Chris Maser

292. “Forests may be gorgeous but there is nothing more alive than a tree that learns how to grow in a cemetery.” – Andrea Gibson

293. “I tried to discover, in the rumor of forests and waves, words that other men could not hear, and I pricked up my ears to listen to the revelation of their harmony.” – Gustave Flaubert

294. “It was the forest’s fault. Those two handsome woodcutters. An evil place, the forest, everyone knew it, full of temptations and imps…” – Tanith Lee

295. “If you destroy thriving woodlands to establish a so-called smart city, it won’t be a ‘development.’ Development and conservation should go hand in hand.” – Shivanshu K. Srivastava

296. “A forest tree cannot help a lonely tree in its battle for existence, because such a battle requires the knowledge of loneliness!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

297. “The sacred place of silent minds and deep souls is the depths of the forest!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

298. “Imagine that the forests disappear from the earth! Then, who will remember the November without the magnificent autumn trees, who will long for it to come?” – Mehmet Murat ildan

299. “A world without forests will likely be a world without humans.” – Steven Magee

300. “The places of quiet are going away, the churches, the woods, the libraries. And it is only in silence we can hear the voice inside of us which gives us true peace.” – James Rozoff