Cut Down Tree Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 50 Cut Down Tree Quotes

#1. Confucious and the Madman (excerpt)

The cinnamon tree is edible: so it is cut down!
The lacquer tree is profitable: they maim it.
Every man knows how useful it is to be useful.
No one seems to know
How useful it is to be useless. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#2. As a tree, even though it has been cut down, is firm so long as its root is safe, and grows again, thus, unless the feeders of thirst are destroyed, the pain (of life) will return again and again. - Author: Max Muller
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#3. In any case I would cut myself a path to the throne even if some bastard-born herder had fathered me on a gutter-whore - genealogy can work for me or I can cut down the family tree and make a battering ram. Either way is good. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#4. Cut down the forest, not just a tree. Out of the forest of desire springs danger. By cutting down both the forest of desire and the brushwood of longing, be rid of the forest, bhikkhus. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#5. Thank God, they cannot cut down the clouds! - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#6. Only when the last tree has been cut down and the last river has dried up will man realise that reciting red indian proverbs makes you sound like a fucking muppet. - Author: Banksy
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#7. If you want to cut down a tree, it is no use to climb into its branches. - Author: Vinoba Bhave
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#8. Just as a tree, though cut down, sprouts up again if its roots remain uncut and firm, even so, until the craving that lies dormant is rooted out, suffering springs up again and again. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#9. It is easy to cut down the tree of liberty, but not so easy to restore it to life. - Author: Toussaint Louverture
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#10. 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. - Author: John Muir
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#11. If you ask me to cut down a tree I'll spend the first four hours sharpening the axe. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#12. You can cut down a tree with a hammer, but it takes about 30 days. If you trade the hammer for an ax, you can cut it down in about 30 minutes. The difference between 30 days and 30 minutes is skills. - Author: Jim Rohn
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#13. The old woman was the kind who would not cut down a large old tree because it was a large old tree. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#14. You can cut a tree down, and it grows back. Once a species goes, it's gone forever. - Author: Mark Shand
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#15. Before you cut down the tree, think of the birds that take refuge on it - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#16. If you cut a tree down make sure you also cut the roots for if not a new tree will come - Author: Hamza Akhtar
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#17. I feel like a lot of time my writing is like having about twenty boxes of Christmas decorations. But no tree. You're going, Where do I put this? Then they go, Okay, you can have a tree, but we'll blindfold you and you gotta cut it down with a spoon. - Author: Carolyn Chute
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#18. The Anglo-American can indeed cut down and grub up all this waving forest, and make a stump speech on its ruins, but he cannot converse with the spirit of the tree he fells, he cannot read the poetry and mythology which retire as he advances. He ignorantly erases mythological - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#19. Driving from Denver, the deforestation we saw was absolutely amazing," Emma added. "Deforestation?" "Not a tree in sight for as far as the eye could see. I guessed they were all cut down for your log cabins. We all took pictures out the bus window, American greed. - Author: Mike Faricy
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#20. A tree is a wonderful living organism which gives shelter, food, warmth and protection to all living things. It even gives shade to those who wield an axe to cut it down - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#21. The most beautiful thing about a tree is what you do with it after you cut it down. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#22. When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then will we realize that one cannot eat money. - Author: Native American Saying
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#23. It's easy to enjoy your job and enjoy other people when things are going good. When you're faced with adversity is when the character of men is measured. There's a Mennonite proverb, 'Man, like a tree, is measured best when cut down.' - Author: Dan Quisenberry
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#24. I cut down trees, I skip and jump, I like to press wild flowers. I put on women's clothing and hang around in bars. - Author: Michael Palin
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#25. Big? Sure. But, he can't catch mice! So for your big tree. No use? Then plant it in the wasteland - in emptiness. Walk idly around it and rest under it's shadow. No axe or saw prepares its end. No one will ever cut it down. Useless? You should worry!. - Author: Zhuangzi
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#26. By now, ten trees must have been cut down just to document my mental health, which Nikki will hate hearing, as she is an avid environmentalist who gave me at least one tree in the rain forest every Christmas - Author: Matthew Quick
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#27. Be gracious like a tree; give shade even to those whose only desire is to cut you down. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#28. Tiny waterfalls trickle down over the rocks where they freeze and the ice glitters in the sunlight reflected off rock and snow. It is said that in the old times, when the early loggers came, the first tree cut down could not fall because the forest was so dense there was no place for it to land. - Author: Kathleen Valentine
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#29. a mammy's boy who never married and who keeps a shotgun in case of trespassers, but loves his trees, loves his woodland, and honors a covenant set down by his great-uncle, which was that no tree should ever be wantonly cut down. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#30. So if you are the big tree, we are the small axe. Ready to cut you down, to cut you down. - Author: Bob Marley
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#31. The day you appeared on our family tree, I wanted to cut it down. - Author: Jamie McGuire
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#32. As soon as a redwood is cut down or burned, it sends up a crowd of eager, hopeful shoots, which, if allowed to grow, would in a few decades attain a height of a hundred feet, and the strongest of them would finally become giants as great as the original tree. - Author: John Muir
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#33. In New York, when a tree dies, nobody mourns that it was cut down in its prime. Nobody counts the rings, notifies the loved ones. There are other trees. We can always squeeze in one more. Mind the tourists. It's a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't wanna live there. - Author: Sarah Kay
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#34. Only when the last fish is gone, the last river poisoned, the last tree cut down...will mankind realize they cannot eat money. - Author: Greenpeace
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#35. Just as a tree, though cut down, can grow again and again if its roots are undamaged and strong, in the same way if the roots of craving are not wholly uprooted sorrows will come again and again - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#36. To campaign against colonialism is like barking up a tree that has already been cut down. - Author: Andrew Cohen
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#37. Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. - Author: Robert H. Schuller
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#38. A tree weeps when cut down, a dog howls when beaten, but a man matures when offended. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#39. Never cut down a tree whose shade you might need tomorrow. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#40. A nation who sits like cows on the fields while the country's trees are being cut down ruthlessly deserves the emptiest deserts thousands of times! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#41. A dead tree, cut into planks and read from one end to the other, is a kind of line graph, with dates down one side and height along the other, as if trees, like mathematicians, had found a way of turning time into form. - Author: Alice Oswald
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#42. A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation. - Author: Adlai E. Stevenson II
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#43. I cannot tell a lie. I cut down the cherry tree. - Author: George Washington
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#44. Abraham Lincoln is reputed to have said that if he had eight hours to cut down a tree, he'd spend several of these hours sharpening his ax. - Author: Irvin D. Yalom
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#45. then suddenly one day he awake to find that time had gone; the house completed, the imortelle tree cut down, his mother dead. - Author: Earl Lovelace
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#46. If your ancestors cut down all the trees, it's not your fault, but you still don't live in a forest. - Author: Pam Oliver
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#47. A political country is like an American forest; you have only to cut down the old trees, and immediately new trees come up to replace them. - Author: Walter Bagehot
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#48. Everyone goes to the forest; some go for a walk to be inspired, and others go to cut down the trees. - Author: Vladimir Horowitz
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#49. No longer is science asked to understand the world, or to improve any part of it. It is asked instead to immediately justify everything that happens ... spectacular domination has cut down the vast tree of scientific knowledge in order to make itself a truncheon. - Author: Guy Debord
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#50. Pro-Tip 4: Enderman farm? You can enderpearl to the top of the tree and cut your way down. - Author: Scott K.
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