A bad tree does not yield good apples.
This cockroach is now at the top of the tree, while the worm is still on the ground.
It might seem a little far-fetched, but we'll do things like we'll have a calling tree to check on our families.
The living self has one purpose only: to come into its own fullness of being, as a tree comes into full blossom, or a bird into spring beauty, or a tiger into lustre.
A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human.
Behind every tree there's a new monster.
It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.
The unrecorded past is none other than our old friend, the tree in the primeval forest which fell without being heard.
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit, He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.
All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man... the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.
Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.
Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul; and I felt then that I should survive to exhibit what I shall soon cease to be - a miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others and intolerable to myself.
I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trample, are in themselves arguments more conclusive than any which can be adduced that some vast intellect animates Infinity.
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
From the withered tree, a flower blooms.
When the Jewish people, after nearly 2,000 years of exile, under relentless persecution, became a nation again on 14 May 1948 the 'fig tree' put forth its first leaves. Jesus said that this would indicate that He was 'at the door,' ready to return.
If a tree dies, plant another in its place.