Trees

Trees are beautiful, especially old trees. There are many proverbs and quotes in which trees are mentioned.

Old tree in Thailand



 

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A bad tree does not yield good apples.


A dead cherry tree will not blossom.


A fig tree with figs turned out to be a ruin with mosquitoes.

Moroccan

A fruit tree that grows in a dung heap will certainly blossom.


A fruit-bearing tree is known by its flowers.


A good tree bears good fruit.


A good tree brings forth good fruit.


A lawsuit is a fruit-tree planted in a lawyer's garden.


A little axe can cut down a big tree.


A palm tree growing in the shade will not bear ripe fruit.


A pear tree cannot bear an apple.


A single tree makes no forest; one string makes no music.

Chinese proverb

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

Greek proverb

A tree does not move unless there is wind.

Afghan proverb

A tree falls the way it leans.

Bulgarian proverb

A tree is known by its fruit.


A tree will not grow taller by measuring it more often.

Minkukel

A tree, a religion, a school, and parents are judged by the fruits they produce.


All birds will flock to a fruitful tree.


An okra tree does not grow taller than its master.

Sierra Leone
This means that young persons, even with a higher education, can not surpass their elders.

And many strokes though with a little axe hew down and fell the hardest-timbered oak.

William Shakespeare

Around a flowering tree, there are many insects.


As the tree, so the fruit.


As the tree, so the fruit; as the mistress, so the maid.


Between every two pine trees there is a door leading to a new way of life.

John Muir


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