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Palm Tree Quotes


"You're a sword not a palm tree" - Brandon Sanderson

"I can't palm a basketball." - Carmelo Anthony

"Transplanting the ballet to the US is like trying to raise a palm tree in Dakota." - Lincoln Kirstein

"I haven't bought a yacht or an island or even a palm tree." - David A Siegel

"Transplanting the ballet to the United States is like trying to raise a palm tree in Dakota." - Lincoln Kirstein

"But Palm Sunday tells us that ... it is the cross that is the true tree of life." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Grow as a palm-tree on God's Mount Zion; howbeit shaken with winds, yet the root is fast." - Samuel Rutherford

"The roots of the aged palm tree exceed those of the young one; the old have a greater attachment to the world." - Saib Tabrizi

"Mickey Cray had been out of work ever since a dead iguana fell from a palm tree and hit him on the head." - Carl Hiaasen

"How vainly men themselves amaze, / To win the palm, the oak, or bays; / And their incessant labours see / Crowned from some single herb or tree." - Andrew Marvell

"Around the pillars of the palm-tree bower The orchids cling, in rose and purple spheres; Shield-broad the lily floats; the aloe flower Foredates its hundred years." - Bayard Taylor

"I was a farm kid from the plains of South Venezuela, from a very poor family. I grew up in a palm tree house with an earthen floor." - Hugo Chavez

"Focus on this moment. Hold your hand and see what it feels like. Go look at some grass. Talk to a palm tree. Outrun a Ferrari. Experience life." - Frederick Lenz

"It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened." - Philip Sidney

"A lot of people prefer to be alone. They would rather be a palm tree on an island. I don't get it." - Jose Andres Puerta

"As the palm-tree standeth so straight and so tall, The more the hail beats, and the more the rains fall." - Simon Dach

"Every tree is an angel!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Friendship is a sheltering tree." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"PALM, n. A species of tree . . . of which the familiar "itching palm" ("Palma hominis") is most widely distributed . . . . This noble vegetable exudes a kind of invisible gum, which may be detected by applying to the bark a piece of gold or silver." - Ambrose Bierce

"PALM, n. A species of tree... of which the familiar itching palm (Palma hominis) is most widely distributed.... This noble vegetable exudes a kind of invisible gum, which may be detected by applying to the bark a piece of gold or silver." - Ambrose Bierce

"You were wise not to waste years in a lawsuit ... he who commences a suit resembles him who plants a palm-tree which he will not live to see flourish." - Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington

"The truly great and good, in affliction, bear a countenance more princely than they are wont; for it is the temper of the highest hearts, like the palm-tree, to strive most upwards when it is most burdened." - Philip Sidney

"The great, in affliction, bear a countenance more princely than they are wont; for it is the temper of the highest heart, like the palm-tree, to strive most upward when it is most burdened." - Philip Sidney

"That word is 'willing.' It's an attitude and spirit of cooperation that should permeate our conversations. It's like a palm tree by the ocean that endures the greatest winds because it knows how to gracefully bend." - Stephen Kendrick

"You know you live in Phoenix when you are willing to park 3 blocks away because you actually found shade from a palm tree imported 300 miles from California and nurtured with water piped 250 miles from Nevada." - Anonymous

"I was in Brooklyn and it was freezing cold. I was living in a room with no windows and paying too much in rent. I envisioned sitting under a palm tree. I followed my nose from there." - Tod A

"But fair the exil'd Palm-tree grew Midst foliage of no kindred hue; Through the laburnum's dropping gold Rose the light shaft of Orient mould, And Europe's violets, faintly sweet, Purpled the mossbeds at its feet." - Felicia Hemans

"I would like magical palm tree that had a lot of shade with instead of coconuts there's just peanut butter jelly sandwiches with cheetos underneath. And my wife that is always happy and possibly naked." - Channing Tatum

"Do you say that tree isn't pretty cause it doesn't look like that tree? We're all trees. You're a tree. I'm a tree. You've got to love your body, Eve. You've got to love your tree. Love your tree. (Leah)" - Eve Ensler

"A pine tree standeth lonely In the North on an upland bare; It standeth whitely shrouded With snow, and sleepeth there. It dreameth of a Palm tree Which far in the East alone, In the mournful silence standeth On its ridge of burning stone." - Heinrich Heine

"The tree is but a huge boquet." - Henry Ward Beecher

"old pear tree starlings announce harvest time" - Phil Noble

"The tree is known by his fruit." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"Plant no tree sooner than the vine." - Alcaeus

"Whosoever plants a tree / Winks at immortality," - Felix Dennis

"Compared with me, a tree is immortal." - Sylvia Plath

"Many a family tree needs trimming" - Kin Hubbard

"From a withered tree, a flower blooms" - Gautama Buddha

"From the fallen tree everybody makes firewood." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Save a tree, eat a beaver." - Zac Hanson

"The tree is known by his fruit." - Bible

"Spreading himself like a green bay tree." - Bible

"The tree of life is self pruning." - Joel Determan

"Save a tree. Eat a beaver." - Anonymous

"History is like a constantly changing tree." - David Irving

"But only God can make a tree." - Joyce Kilmer

"I never saw a discontented tree." - John Muir

"A tree is an incomprehensible mystery." - Jim Woodring

"I want people to think of Hawaii and think of palm trees and magical islands and Bruno Mars." - Bruno Mars

"And the boy loved the tree.......very much. And the tree was happy." - Shel Silverstein

"The tree of Knowledge is a Tree of Knowledge of good and evil." - Henry David Thoreau

"If you're not a tree hugger, then you're a what, a tree hater?" - Doug Coupland

"I call it... the hot dog tree, because... it's a hot dog tree." - Paul Reubens

"Jesus took the tree of death so you could have the tree of life." - Timothy Keller

"Jesus cursed a living tree and it died; Mohammed blessed a dead tree and it lived." - John Remsburg

"How the fuck you feed a tree? put a ham sandwich on the tree?" - Ozzy Osbourne

"Directly the mulberry tree begins to make you circle, break off. Pelt the tree with laughter." - Virginia Woolf

"Go outside to watch the pigs flapping from tree to tree." - Arthur M. Jolly

"I said to the almond tree: Speak to me of God. and the almond tree blossomed." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"If you're not a tree hugger, then you're a what, a tree hater?" - Douglas Coupland

"I grew up with a Christmas tree, I'm going to stay with a Christmas tree." - Thomas Menino

"I never felt magic crazy as this I never saw moons knew the meaning of the sea I never held emotion in the palm of my hand Or felt sweet breezes in the top of a tree But now you're here Brighten my northern sky." - Nick Drake

"How vainly men themselves amaze To win the palm, the oak, or bays; And their uncessant labours see Crown'd from some single herb or tree. Whose short and narrow verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid; While all flow'rs and all trees do close To weave the garlands of repose." - Andrew Marvell

"Music was your real passion, this thing you held dear even above family. It was this relationship that never betrayed you. Once it became your job - this thing that was highly visible, this thing that became about commerce - that's when you were holding onto music like it was a palm tree in a hurricane." - Eddie Vedder

"I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree." - Colin Firth

"I enjoy art, architecture, museums, churches and temples; anything that gives me insight into the history and soul of the place I'm in. I can also be a beach bum - I like to laze in the shade of a palm tree with a good book or float in a warm sea at sundown." - Cherie Lunghi

"When most people see a tree, they don't see a tree at all. They see an idea that they have developed of what a tree is." - Frederick Lenz

"I have to create an object which resembles the tree. The sign for a tree, and not the sign that other artists may have found for the tree." - Henri Matisse

"A tree that is unbending, is easily broken." - Laozi

"If a tree dies, plant another in its place." - Carl Linnaeus

"He who plants a tree, plants a hope." - Lucy Larcom

"If you've seen one redwood tree, you've seen them all" - Ronald Reagan

"Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves." - Euripides

"Grief, like a tree, has tears for its fruit." - Philemon

"Hee that loves the tree, loves the branch." - George Herbert

"The forest fire burns even tree like sandalwood." - Chanakya

"You are my koala bear, and I am your tree." - Zoe Sugg

"The tree that God plants, no winde hurts it." - George Herbert

"The tree that growes slowly, keepes it selfe for another." - George Herbert

"Under a cherry tree, all burdens of life fly away!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Everyone knows an ant, can't, move a rubber tree plant." - Nick Swisher

"A Painting without emotion is like a tree without roots." - Ray Wilkins

"Raising kids is like nailing Jell-O to a tree." - Maya Angelou

"Wealth, like a tree, grows from a tiny seed." - George S. Clason

"You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree." - J P Morgan

"Character is the tree, reputation is the shadow." - Abraham Lincoln

"The spine is the tree of life. Respect it." - Martha Graham

"Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit." - Aristippus

"Nothing grows well in the shade of a big tree." - Constantin Brancusi

"The bark on the tree was just a little softer." - Louis Sachar

"Roots are nice, but a tree can't run." - Andrew Vachss

"As the twig is bent, so grows the tree." - Alexander Pope

"A tree is our most intimate contact with nature." - George Nakashima

"Criticism often takes from the tree caterpillars and blossoms together." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Fame is like a tree. It helps you get pussy." - Jon Lajoie

"Ever eat a pine tree? Many parts are edible." - Euell Gibbons

"Many parts of a pine tree are edible." - Euell Gibbons

"If you were a tree, what kind would you be?" - Barbara Walters

"When a big tree falls, the ground shakes" - Rajiv Gandhi

"Talk to the tree, make friends with it." - Bob Ross

"Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop." - Rumi

"It lit up like a Christmas Tree Hazel Grace..." - John Green

"Love likes not the falling fruit, Nor the withered tree." - Walter Raleigh

"Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade." - Proverbs

"He who plants a tree Plants a hope." - Lucy Larcom

"Climb a tree - it gets you closer to heaven." - Anonymous

"The apple does not fall far from the tree." - Proverbs

"Swaraj is a hardy tree of patient growth." - Mahatma Gandhi

"A print book is really a kind of tree zombie." - Scott Sigler

"Fools, when their roof-tree falls, think it doomsday." - James Russell Lowell

"The tree looks like a dog, barking at heaven." - Jack Kerouac

"As a child I'd get given parts as a tree." - Max Irons

"A tree Cannot grow In its parents' shadows." - Octavia Butler

"Contentment is both the fruit and the tree." - Dave Ramsey

"Pick a tree. I'll carve our initials into it." -Fang" - James Patterson

"But this tree in the yard-this tree that men chopped down...this tree that they built a bonfire around, trying to burn up it's stump-this tree lived! It lived! And nothing could destroy it." - Betty Smith

"I thought maybe he was seeing another tree. - Juniper" - Rick Riordan

"Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"As the twig is bent the tree inclines." - Virgil

"Fake is as old as the Eden tree." - Orson Welles

"If a tree dies, plant another in its place." - Carolus Linnaeus

"By the fruits which it bears is the tree known." - Jan Hus

"As the tree is bent, so it will grow." - Bill O'Reilly

"The willow tree plays the water like a harp." - Ramon Gomez de la Serna

"When a man plants a tree, he plants himself." - John Muir

"The ripest peach is highest on the tree." - James Whitcomb Riley

"My feet are like gnarled old tree branches." - Dennis Rodman

"You must grow like a tree, not like a mushroom." - Janet Erskine Stuart

"You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree." - John N Mitchell

"I produce music as an apple tree produces apples." - Camille Saint-Saens

"When the tree is fallen, all goe with their hatchet. [When the tree is fallen, all go with their hatchet.]" - George Herbert

"I said to the almond tree, "Friend, speak to me of God," and the almond tree blossomed." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"And on the Tree of Life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant." - John Milton

"Our tree became the talking tree of the fairy tale; legends and stories nestled like birds in its branches." - Willa Cather

"Through a tree we were made debtors to God; so through a tree we have our debt canceled." - Irenaeus of Lyons

"The bonsai is not you working on the tree; you have to have the tree work on you" - John Naka

"A tree without roots will fall over, whereas a tree with roots eventually becomes part of a forest." - Margrethe Ii Of Denmark

"I said to the almond tree, 'Friend, speak to me of God,' and the almond tree blossomed." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"You must not lean on a tree on Sabbath, if the tree might be dependent on you for support." - Ovadia Yosef

"A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"Lights are glowing in the palm trees..." - Jimmy Buffett

"I live in a world where two truths coexist: where both hell and hope lie in the palm of my hand" - Alice Sebold

"I have my hair done by Valery Joseph, who does a version of the Palm Beach crash helmet so that it doesn't move." - Marjorie Gubelmann

"Thanks to Allah, who gives the palm!" - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Walk your dogs on the beach that's my luxury. The food's not so good in West Palm, but you can't have it all." - Tomas Maier

"Enjoyment, on the other hand, is not always pleasant, and it can be very stressful at times. A mountain climber, for example, may be close to freezing, utterly exhausted, and in danger of falling into a bottomless crevasse, yet he wouldn't want to be anywhere else. Sipping a pina colada under a palm tree at the edge of the turquoise ocean is idyllic, but it just doesn't compare to the exhilaration he feels on the windswept ridge." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Somewhere close I knew spear-nosed bats flew through the tree crowns in search of fruit, palm vipers coiled in ambush in the roots of orchids, jaguars walked the river's edge; around them eight hundred species of trees stood, more than are native to all of North America; and a thousand species of butterflies, 6 percent of the entire world fauna, waited for the dawn." - E O Wilson

"I see a girl caught in the remains of a holiday gone bad, with her flesh picked off day after day as the carcass dries out. The knife and fork are abviously middle-class sensibilities. The palm tree is a nice touch. A broken dream,perhaps? Plastic honeymoon, deserted island? Oh, If you put in a slice of pumpkin pie, it could be a desserted island! (Pg 64)" - Laurie Halse Anderson

"You never know!" Neith snapped. "The point is, I'll survive the apocalypse. I can live off the land!" She jabbed a finger at me. "Did you know the palm tree has six different edible parts?" "Um-" "And I'll never be bored," Neith continued, "since I'm also the goddess of weaving. I have enough twine for a millennium of macrame!" I had no reply, as I wasn't sure what macrame was." - Rick Riordan

"Genius in the poet, like the nomad of Arabia, ever a wanderer, still ever makes a home where the well or the palm-tree invites it to pitch the tent. Perpetually passing out of himself and his own positive circumstantial condition of being into other hearts and into other conditions, the poet obtains his knowledge of human life by transporting his own life into the lives of others." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton



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