Redwoods Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 30 Quotes About Redwoods

#1. Parrots, tortoises and redwoods live a longer life than men do; Men a longer life than dogs do; Dogs a longer life than love does. - Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
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#2. Going up north with the redwoods and driving along the coast, it's got everything, man. It's got the desert, the mountains, and the ocean. It's beautiful. - Author: Chad Smith
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#3. The Gross National Product includes the destruction of the redwoods and the death of Lake Superior. It grows with the production of napalm and missiles and nuclear warheads ... It includes ... the broadcasting of television programs which glorify violence to sell goods to our children. - Author: Robert Kennedy
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#4. Redwoods have an enormous surface area that extends upward into space because they have a propensity to do something called reiteration. A redwood is a fractal. And as they put out limbs, the limbs burst into small trees, copies of the redwood. - Author: Richard Preston
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#5. Redwoods flourish in fog, but they don't like salt air. They tend to appear in valleys that are just out of sight of the sea. In their relationship with the sea, redwoods are like cats that long to be stroked but are shy to the touch. - Author: Richard Preston
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#6. I know what every colored woman in this country is doing ... Dying. Just like me. But the difference is they dying like a stump. Me, I'm going down like one of those redwoods. I sure did live in this world. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#7. Trolls have 5,400 words for rocks and one for vegetation. "Oograah" means everything from moss to giant redwoods. The way trolls see it, if you can't eat it, it's not worth naming it. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#8. The K-T impact had no evident long-lasting effect on the redwoods. It's possible that, after the impact, the redwoods sprouted up from the remains of their root systems, rising up in fairy rings in a ruined world ... - Author: Richard Preston
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#9. And they drank heavily, partied with great enthusiasm, and relished the drug culture; they moved in and out and slept around, and this was okay because they defined their own morality. They were fighting for the Mexicans and the redwoods, dammit! They had to be good people! - Author: John Grisham
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#10. Virtually all native cultures that have survived without fouling their nests have acknowledged that nature knows best, and have had the humility to ask the bears and wolves and ravens and redwoods for guidance. - Author: Janine Benyus
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#11. Let me put it this way. According to my girth, I should be a ninety-foot redwood. - Author: Erma Bombeck
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#12. The crown of a supertall redwood has a towering, cloudy, irregular form, and the crowns of the tallest redwoods can sometimes look like the plume of exhaust from a rocket taking off. - Author: Richard Preston
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#13. People here had redwood trees in their backyards. You were never far from the infinite. - Author: Amy Stewart
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#14. Though the redwoods in Muir Woods are hauntingly beautiful trees, they are relatively small and not very tall, at least for redwoods. - Author: Richard Preston
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#15. Mysteriously, almost unaccountably, my family had ended up in the trees, sort of like the Swiss Family Robinson. - Author: Richard Preston
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#16. John Redwood is a young man but, let's face it, so was Margaret Thatcher in 1975. - Author: Edward Leigh
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#17. A giant capable of circumcising redwoods with his teeth ... - Author: Warren Ellis
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#18. If redwoods are the backbone of California, oaks are of England. - Author: Tracy Chevalier
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#19. The coast redwood is a so-called relict species. It is a tiny remnant of a life form that once spread in splendor and power across the face of nature. The redwood has settled down in California to live near the sea, the way many retired people do. - Author: Richard Preston
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#20. Redwood time moves at a more stately pace than human time. To us, when we look at a redwood tree, it seems to be motionless and still, and yet redwoods are constantly in motion, moving upward into space, articulating themselves and filling redwood space over redwood time, over thousands of years. - Author: Richard Preston
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#21. The redwoods are like organ pipes, playing silent chords. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#22. What can the redwoods tell us about ourselves? Well, I think they can tell us something about human time. The flickering, transitory quality of human time and the brevity of human life - the necessity to love. - Author: Richard Preston
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#23. Gigantic second and third growth trees are found in the redwoods, forming magnificent temple-like circles around charred ruins more than a thousand years old. - Author: John Muir
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#24. I saw them; there is nothing beautiful about them, just that they are a little higher than the others. Referring to one of the oldest and loveliest groves of redwoods, showing insensitivity to their magnificence. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#25. I made her the queen of my double wide trailer with the polyester curtains and redwood deck. - Author: Sammy Kershaw
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#26. Like all real treasures of the mind, perception can be split into infinitely small fractions without losing its quality. The weeds in a city lot convey the same lesson as the redwoods; the farmer may see in his cow-pasture what may not be vouchsafed to the scientist adventuring in the South Seas. - Author: Aldo Leopold
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#27. The redwoods you can see in Muir Woods are nothing like the redwood titans that stand in the rainforest valleys of the North Coast, closer to Oregon. These are the dreadnoughts of trees, the blue whales of the plant kingdom. - Author: Richard Preston
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#28. The burly woodsman who attaks the diminutive pine of the east must experience remorse, as would a strong man who made war upon a boy, but [the Redwood] is something to compel his respect; he must feel that in grappling with these monsters he is doing the work of a Hercules. - Author: Jared Farmer
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#29. A grove of giant redwood or sequoias should be kept just as we keep a great and beautiful cathedral. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#30. A football player is often bigger than a basketball player - more massive, that is. The basketball player is taller and more slender. So it is with redwoods. The tallest redwoods are often slender, and so they aren't the largest ones. - Author: Richard Preston
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