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    • As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' -- probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
    • I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.
      O Pioneers! (1913), by Willa Cather
    • Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it.
    • He that plants trees loves others beside himself.
      Gnomologia, 1732, by Dr. Thomas Fuller
    • There's nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I know, but a tree and truth.
      The Deacon's Masterpiece, 1858, by Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree.
      "Trees" (poem), 1914, by Joyce Kilmer
    • The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
    • I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all.
    • Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again.
      from Plutarch, Lives, by Pericles
    • You should go to a pear tree for pears, not to an elm.
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