Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
There was once a man who said 'God Must think it exceedingly odd If he finds that this tree Continues to be When there's no-one about in the Quad.' SeeAnonymous 22:51.
The world is wide; no two days are alike, nor even two hours; neither were there ever two leaves of a tree alike since the creation of the world.john constable
People who try to explain pictures are usually barking up the wrong tree.pablo picasso
The tree of deepest root is foundLeast willing still to quit the ground;'Twas therefore said by ancient sages,That love of life increased with years.So much, that in our latter stages,When pains grow sharp and sickness rages,The greatest love of life appears.hester thrale
And only God who makes the tree Also makes the fools like me. But only fools like me, you see, Can make a God, who makes a tree.yip harburg
It is not growing like a tree In bulk, doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log, dry, bald and sere: A lily of a day, Is fairer far, in May, Although it fall, and die that night; It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions we just beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be.Ben Jonson
There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are sciences and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it.Louis Pasteur
Our hearts seemed safe in our breasts and sang to the Light The marrow in the bone We dreamed was safe. . . the blood in the veins, the sap in the tree Were springs of Deity.edith sitwell
Jock, when ye hae naething else to do, ye may be aye sticking in a tree; it will be growing, Jock, when ye're sleeping.walter scott
"I'll tell you something," he said, as if he had said nothing that day. "You're walking on gallows ground, and there's a rope around your neck and a raven-bird on each shoulder waiting for your eyes, and the gallows tree has deep roots, for it stretches from heaven to hell, and our world is only the branch from which the rope is swinging."
The large white owl that with eye is blind, That hath sate for years in the old tree hollow, Is carried away in a gust of wind.
If an apple, severed by the tempest from its native tree, cannot choose but fall to the ground, Cuba, forcibly disjoined from its unnatural connexion with Spain, and incapable of self-support, can only gravitate towards the North American Union.john quincy adams
NO! When my scepter dies, I go too! I turn- I turn- I turn... into... a tree...
I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. … Poems are made by fools like me, But only God can make a tree.joyce kilmer
I shall be like that tree, I shall die at the top.jonathan swift
Build your nest upon no tree here, for ye see that God hath sold the forest to death.
the juices of these plants have been mixed with the poisonous pitch of the upas tree.
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication: Glory, the grape, love, gold, in these are sunk The hopes of all men and of every nation; Without their sap, how branchless were the trunk Of life's strange tree, so fruitful on occasion: But to return, Get very drunk; and when You wake with headache, you shall see what then.lord byron
Linnets * * * sit On the dead tree, a dull despondent flock.james thomson
Yet I will look upon thy face again, My own romantic Bronx , and it will be A face more pleasant than the face of men. Thy waves are old companions, I shall see A well remembered form in each old tree And hear a voice long loved in thy wild minstrelsy.
Remember, if Christmas isn't found in your heart, you won't find it under the tree
If there is one place on the face of the earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India....For more than 30 centuries, the tree of vision, with all its thousand branches and their millions of twigs, has sprung from this torrid land, the burning womb of the Gods. It renews itself tirelessly showing no signs of decay.
"Hey Griswold. Where do you think you're gonna put a tree that big?" "Bend over and I'll show you."Clark Griswold Todd Chester
We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt.Franz Kafka