World Forest Day Quotes:- World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated worldwide every year on 21st of March at the international level in order to increase the public awareness among communities about the values, significance, and contributions of the forests to balance the life cycle on the earth.
World Forest Day Quotes
You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands. Instead of the thornbush will grow the pine tree, and instead of briers, the myrtle will grow. This will be for the LORD’s renown, for an everlasting sign, which will not be destroyed. – the prophet Isaiah (c.760-690 B.C.) from Isaiah 55:12-13
It took more than three thousand years to make some of the trees in these western woods…Through all the wonderful, eventful centuries since Christ’s time – and long before that – God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand straining, leveling tempests and floods; but he cannot save them from fools. – John Muir (1838-1914), Atlantic Monthly 1897
A people without children would face a hopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless. – Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), 26th President of the United States
World Forest Day Quotes:-
Upon the rivers which are tributary to the Mississippi and also upon those which empty themselves into Lake Michigan, there are interminable forests of pine, sufficient to supply all the wants of the citizens…for all time to come. – Ben C. Eastman (1812-1856), Wisconsin congressman
I think that I shall never see A billboard lovely as a tree. Indeed, unless the billboards fall I’ll never see a tree at all. – Ogden Nash (1902-1971) from The Ogden Nash Pocket Book, 1943
The forest is my loyal friend, Like God it useth me. – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), “Waldeinsamkeit”
Forests were the first temples of the Divinity, and it is in the forests that men have grasped the first idea of architecture. – Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand (1768-1848), Genie du christianisme, 1802 *
If ever you come upon a grove of ancient trees which have grown to an exceptional height, shutting out a view of sky by a veil of pleached and intertwining branches, then the loftiness of the forest, the seclusion of the spot and your marvel at the thick unbroken shade in the midst of the open spaces, will prove to you the presence of deity. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca (5 BC-65 AD), On the God Within Us, Moral Epistles, tr. Gummere, 1918
Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world. – John Muir (1838-1914)
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