Arbor Day Quotes


Quotes on Arbor Day
“You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.”

-Saint Bernard/

“Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.”

-Henry David Thoreau

“The cultivation of trees is the cultivation of the good, the beautiful, and the ennobling in man, and for one, I wish to see it become universal.”

-Julius Sterling Morton

Cute Arbor Day Quotes
“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

“Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.”

-Rabindranath Tagore

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

-Nelson Henderson

Quotes about Arbor Day
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The next best time is now.” 

-Chinese Proverb

“Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky / We fell them down and turn them into paper / That we may record our emptiness.”

-Kahlil Gibran

“No wonder the hills and groves were God's first temples, and the more they are cut down and hewn into cathedrals and churches, the farther off and dimmer seems the Lord himself.”

-John Muir

Arbor Day Sayings
“If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.”

-Hal Borland

“If I thought I was going to die tomorrow, I should nevertheless plant a tree today.”

-Stephan Girard

“Happiness is a bowl of cherries and a book of poetry under a shade tree.” 

-Astrid Alauda

Arbor Day Quotations
“Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved.  You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?” 

-Alice Walker

“I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.”

-Dr. Seuss

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”

-Greek Proverb


Arbor Day quotes mentioned in the above account motivate us to plant trees. Arbor Day calls every citizen of earth to celebrate it in its true spirit.