Tree Trunk Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 72 Tree Trunk Sayings

#1. A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth. - Author: Laozi
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#2. I always thought jazz was like the trunk of a tree. After the tree has grown, many branches have spread out. They're all with different leaves and they all look beautiful. But at the end of the season, they fold back up and it's still the tree trunk. - Author: Earl Hines
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#3. Image: An Oak Tree. The oak that resists the wind loses its branches one by one, and with nothing left to protect it, the trunk fi nally snaps. The oak that bends lives long er, its trunk grow ing wider, its roots deeper and more tenacious. - Author: Robert Greene
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#4. We come from God. As the tree from the root and the stream from the spring; that's why we should always be in contact with Him, as the trunk from the root. Because the stream dries up when it is separated from the spring and the tree dies when is uprooted. - Author: Pythagoras
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#5. Good news? The spongy forest floor cushioned my fall. Bad news? Momentum slammed my torso into a tree trunk. Couldn't breathe. - Author: A&E Kirk
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#6. The divisions of science are not like different lines that meet in one angle, but rather like the branches of trees that join in one trunk. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#7. Our scars are like the rings in a tree trunk, showing its progress through life. How we heal and move forward through adversity . . . that is what makes the difference. - Author: Morgan Rhodes
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#8. I laid the tree down on the cement and started tearing through its trunk, until it was in jagged pieces. The smell of pine was overwhelming, like the tree's heart was leaking out. - Author: Ava Dellaira
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#9. In the far corner of the yard, two squirrels raced up a tree trunk, their little feet scrabbling frantically on the bark. He couldn't tell if they were having a good time or trying to kill each other. - Author: Tom Perrotta
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#10. At the same time they both caught sight of a third curly flourish on a tree-trunk right in front of them, but it was terribly high up, at least three feet above the ground.
"That's it, I'm sure," said Sniff, stretching himself. "I must be taller than I thought! - Author: Tove Jansson
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#11. Every civilization is a fruit from the sturdy tree of barbarism, and falls at the greatest distance from its trunk. - Author: Will Durant
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#12. Like rings in a large tree trunk that had been logged and exposed, every year of her life was visible in the wrinkles that lined her face, neck and arms. She was a living, breathing fossil. - Author: S.W. Lothian
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#13. A kid thinks her mother is just that
hers. A mother is also a woman, an independent being, who doesn't want to be reminded by anyone, child or otherwise, of her tree-trunk thighs. The world made women's private lives a public affair to people who knew them and even people who didn't. - Author: J. Courtney Sullivan
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#14. She still remembers the effect a certain book can have on people at the right time in their lives. A book, at its most mundane,can be a loaded gun. At its most powerful, it can split the trunk of a tree, mend a broken heart, heal the sick, and topple a corrupt government. - Author: Don Borchert
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#15. Love is faith's flower, hope is its stem. Grace comes into us by faith, like water through the roots of a tree. It rises in us by hope, like sap rising through the trunk of a tree. And it matures in us by [love] as fruit matures on a tree's branches, fruit for the neighbor's eating. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#16. At a well in a yard they met a man who was beating a boy. The stick burst into a flower in the mans hand. He tried to drop it, but it stuck to his hand. His arm became a branch, his body the trunk of a tree, his feet took root. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#17. At that time, I often thought that if I had had to live in the trunk of a dead tree, with nothing to do but look up at the sky flowing overhead, little by little I would have gotten used to it. - Author: Albert Camus
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#18. Even as a tree has a single trunk, but many branches and leaves, there is one religion but any number of faiths. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#19. Many critics are like woodpeckers, who, instead of enjoying the fruit and shadow of a tree, hop incessantly around the trunk, pecking holes in the bark to discover some little worm or other. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#20. We do not make beams from the hollow, decaying trunk of the fallen oak. We use the upsoaring tree in the full vigor of its sap. - Author: Sylvia Pankhurst
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#21. Gage appears beneath me. 'Jump, and I'll catch you.'
'No.'
I strengthen my death grip on the trunk of the tree. 'I'm very afraid of heights. I'll need hours of therapy to repair the damage done here today.' - Author: Addison Moore
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#22. A lifetime can be spent in a Magellanic voyage around the trunk of a single tree. - Author: Edward O. Wilson
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#23. An Ebola particle is only around eighty nanometres wide and a thousand nanometres long. If it were the size of a piece of spaghetti, then a human hair would be about twelve feet in diameter and would resemble the trunk of a giant redwood tree. - Author: Richard Preston
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#24. Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground. - Author: Pope Paul VI
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#25. I don't cut deep-I don't want to kill the tree. I carve her name carefully on the trunk, thinking, as I always do, of when I held her hand in mine to teach her to write. - Author: Ally Condie
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#26. And so a barrow to this hero was raised in that land, and there stands a token for men of later days to see, the trunk of a wild olive tree, such as ships are built of; and it flourishes with its green leaves a little below the Acherusian headland. And - Author: Apollonius Of Rhodes
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#27. Where the citizen uses a mere sliver or board, the pioneer uses the whole trunk of a tree. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#28. However long it stays in the river the tree-trunk will never turn into a crocodile. - Author: Ousmane Sembene
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#29. Wisdom is a tree of slow growth; the rings around its trunk are earthly lives, and the grooves between are the periods between lives. Who grieves that an acorn is slow in becoming an oak? - Author: Elsa Barker
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#30. I knew he wouldn't die, because his life was like the roots of a tree that went miles into the soil and miles around its trunk and came up in my cousins, in their faces and their voices and their character. I didn't think you could kill a tree that big. Not even God could kill a tree that big. - Author: Donald Miller
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#31. I like to take the time out to listen to the trees, much in the same way that I listen to a sea shell, holding my ear against the rough bark of the trunk, hearing the inner singing of the sap. It's a lovely sound, the beating of the heart of the tree. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#32. He began to explain to me that vegetation, and especially mature trees, are able to transmit harmony when one rests one's nerve centers against a tree trunk. For hours he discoursed on the physical, energetic, and spiritual properties of plants. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#33. I was self-conscious of what I would call my "tree-trunk legs" because they are very muscular ... but now I've learned to love them. - Author: Vanessa Hudgens
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#34. If you were perfect, I'd tattoo this on my chest. If you were beautiful, I'd carve this into a tree trunk. If you were nice, I'd write this in a letter. But you're none of those - - Author: Bo Burnham
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#35. Growth is the surviving influence in all our lives. The tree will send up its trunk in thick profusion from land burned black by atom bombs. Children will grow from poverty and filth and oppression and develop honor, integrity, contribute to all mankind. - Author: Chester Himes
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#36. You can date the evolving life of a mind, like the age of a tree, by the rings of friendship formed by the expanding central trunk. - Author: Mary McCarthy
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#37. A tree nowhere offers a straight line or a regular curve, but who doubts that root, trunk, boughs, and leaves embody geometry? - Author: George Iles
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#38. Let her out!" I screamed at the tree. I beat on its trunk with my muddy fists. "Let her out, or I'll bring you down! Fulmia!" I cried out in rage ... - Author: Naomi Novik
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#39. One bit of advice: it is important to view knowledge as sort of a semantic tree - make sure you understand the fundamental principles, ie the trunk and big branches, before you get into the leaves/details or there is nothing for them to hang on to. - Author: Elon Musk
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#40. Something doesn't look right," Vee said. "Is the tire supposed to look like that?"
I banged my head against the nearest tree trunk.
"So we've got a flat," Vee said. "What now? - Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
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#41. Joy could be found everywhere. A hollow on the trunk of a tree could not spoil its beauty, as the little caterpillars eating some of its leaves could not spoil it either. It was still green and offered shade to those in need. - Author: Irina Serban
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#42. I'd like to go by climbing a birch tree~
And climb black branches up a snow-white trunk
Toward heaven, till the tree could bear no more,
But dipped its top and set me down again.
That would be good both going and coming back.
One could do worse than be a swinger of birches. - Author: Robert Frost
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#43. When you look at a tree, se it for its leafs, its branches, its trunk and the roots, then and only then will you see the tree - Author: Takuan Soho
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#44. They have in me struck down but the trunk of the tree; the roots are many and deep - they will shoot up again! - Author: Toussaint Louverture
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#45. Trouble results when the speed of growth exceeds the speed of nurturing human resources. To use the analogy of growth rings in a tree, when unusually rapid growth caused the rings to grow abnormally thick, the tree trunk weakens and is easily broken. - Author: Akio Toyoda
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#46. Upon closer scrutiny, however, you will discover that the decomposing tree trunk and rotting leaves not only give birth to new life, but are full of life themselves. Microorganisms are at work. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#47. And my father went back into the forest and chopped down a tree. The sound of the trunk fracturing and splintering and falling to earth was the sound his heart would have made, could it speak. - Author: Sarah Winman
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#48. Ground, impaled on the trunk of a tree that has been shaved down to the point of - Author: James Patterson
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#49. Our nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is swarajya and the branches are swadeshi and boycott. - Author: Bal Gangadhar Tilak
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#50. To lose your father is to lose the one whose guidance and help you seek, who supports you like a tree trunk supports its branches. - Author: Yann Martel
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#51. Char me the trunk of a redwood tree. Give me pages of white chalk cliffs to write upon. Magnify me thousands of times, and replace my trifling immodesties with a titanic megalomania - then might I write largely enough for our subjects. - Author: Charles Fort
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#52. A tree may look as beautiful as ever; but when you notice the insects infesting it, and the tips of the branches that are brown from disease, even the trunk seems to lose some of its magnificence. - Author: Arthur Golden
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#53. If you use a philosophy education well, you can get your foot in the door of any industry you please. Industries are like the blossoms on a tree while philosophy is the trunk - it holds the tree together, but it often goes unnoticed. - Author: Criss Jami
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#54. He caught hold of Tom's leg - as well as he could, it was thick as a young tree-trunk - but he was sent spinning up into the top of some bushes, when Tom kicked the sparks up in Thorin's face. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#55. Or perhaps it is because it is so NECESSARY for you to win. It is like a drowning man catching at a straw. You yourself will agree that, unless he were drowning he would not mistake a straw for the trunk of a tree. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#56. If my body were a tree trunk, the rings would surely reveal the time it has had to mature. - Author: Robert M. Hensel
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#57. I seek truth and beauty in the transparency of an autumn leaf, in the perfect form of a seashell on the beach, in the curve of a woman's back, in the texture of an ancient tree trunk, but also in the elusive forms of reality. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#58. I often lay on that bench looking up into the tree, past the trunk and up into the branches. It was particularly fine at night with the stars above the tree. - Author: Georgia O'Keeffe
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#59. Art need not be intended. It comes inevitably as the tree from the root, the branch from the trunk, the blossom from the twig. None of these forget the present in looking backward or forward. They are occupied wholly with the fulfillment of their own existence. - Author: Robert Henri
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#60. Dante believed God punished suicides by trapping the person's spirit in a tree trunk. On Judgment Day, they were the only sinners who didn't get their souls back, because they tried to get rid of them once before. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#61. Mr. Ryker is fucking hot. Thick, bulging muscles worthy of a romance novel cover, long legs, big hands, a whole sleeve of floral tattoos. Yeah. Flowers. Fucking flowers on this man's massive bicep. He looks like he could crush a tree trunk with those long fingers. - Author: C.M. Stunich
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#62. (...) pick up your axe, start at the roots

don't miss the trunk, never forget:

to end life truly and finally

start at the roots or end there. - Author: Moonshine Noire
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#63. It was one of those moments when everything is out of balance, I suppose, and just watching an odd thing seems to make sense. The squirrel scampered up a tree trunk, the sound of its nails like water in a tub. - Author: Colum McCann
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#64. I'll keep my head down," Mally assured him. "I'll be careful."
"If anything happens
"
"If anything happens I'll tell you immediately."
Ivan seemed pleased at that and relaxed against a tree trunk.
"Good. I don't want your mother chasing me around Lenzar with a carving knife. - Author: M.L. LeGette
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#65. She tried to make her eyes seem tender; she did not know why, for no reason, for pleasure, the pleasure of charity, of a little vanity, and also gratuity, the pleasure of carving your name into a tree trunk for a passerby whom you will never see, the pleasure of throwing a bottle into the ocean. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#66. Balance for me now means seeing myself as a tree, being strong enough in my roots and trunk to not be a pushover, but being flexible enough in every circumstance not to break. I am continuing to expand, but not any faster than my roots can support me. - Author: Brenda Strong
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#67. Once, I took the penny whistle
you gave me and discovered a spot
by the roaring falls where I could play
as loud as I wanted.
I lay in the bifurcated trunk
of a low-slung birch tree. The sun peeked
through applauding leaves, high overhead. - Author: Kristen Henderson
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#68. Thought of the way a tree will keep on growing after a fence is wired around its trunk. The unbelievable force of that expansion. And I let her go. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#69. Mr. Advocate, the rotten tree-trunk, until the very moment when the storm-blast breaks it in two, has all the appearance of might it ever had. The storm-blast whistles through the branches of the Empire even now. Listen with the ears of psychohistory, and you will hear the creaking. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#70. I have always been very interested in landscape ... I find that all natural forms are a source of unending interest - tree trunks, the growth of branches from the trunk, each finding its own individual air-space. - Author: Henry Moore
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#71. Hope and purpose in this world is living as best as you can and maybe having life that gives back. But simply giving back isn't purpose; it's a branch of purpose, but it is not the trunk or root of the tree. - Author: Nick Vujicic
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#72. The tree is more than first a seed, then a stem, then a living trunk, and then dead timber. The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky. - Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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