70+ Best Forest Quotes: Exclusive Selection

There’s something magical about a forest. Forests are not only the heart of earth, but also the setting for epic adventures and amazing journeys in countless fairy tales and stories. Inspirational forest quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

If you’re searching for beautiful nature quotes and encouraging flower quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of top fire quotes, popular cold weather quotes and encouraging bonfire quotes.

Most Famous Forest Quotes

Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances. Charles Baudelaire

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. Albert Einstein

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul. John Muir 

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human. Victor Hugo

This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy. Susan Polis Schutz

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A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. Ralph Waldo Emerson

By discovering nature, you discover yourself. Maxime Lagacé

Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy. Isaac Newton

Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest. If you have more trees than you have forests, then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win. Dan Quayle

These woods are where silence has come to lick its wounds. Samantha Hunt

In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike. Paulo Coelho

Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Sleep in forgetfulness of all ill. John Muir 

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Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. Hal Borland

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. Martin Luther King Jr.

The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun. Napoleon Hill

A lovely nook of forest scenery, or a grand rock, like a beautiful woman, depends for much of its attractiveness upon the attendance sense of freedom from whatever is low; upon a sense of purity and of romance. P. T. Barnum

A forest of these trees is a spectacle too much for one man to see. David Douglas

Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction. E. O. Wilson

Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. John Muir

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. William Blake

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Inspirational Forest Quotes

This forest eats itself and lives forever. Barbara Kingsolver

If the forest has a day of fire and the heat of the flames does not consume a special tree, it will still be changed; charred, but still standing. Dan Groat

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. Khalil Gibran

Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you cut down a forest, it doesn’t matter how many sawmills you have if there are no more trees. Susan George

The death of the forest is the end of our life. Dorothy Stang

The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness. John Muir 

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

The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see. Albert Einstein

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Humankind’s greatest priority is to reintegrate with the natural world. Jonathon Porritt

If you are lucky you will have the opportunity in your life to be owned by a good piece of land. Daniel J. Rice

The forest talks but a good hunter only hears it by learning its language. Barry Babcock

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. Hal Borland

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man. Orison Swett Marden

Forests are the world’s air-conditioning system—the lungs of the planet—and we are on the verge of switching it off. Prince Charles

A forest is mystery but the desert is truth. Life pared to the bone. Keith Miller

The forest did not tolerate frailty of body or mind. Show your weakness, and it would consume you without hesitation. Tahir Shah

Amazing Forest Quotes

The silence of nature is very real. It surrounds you, you can feel it. Ted Trueblood

Nature is the art of God. Dante Alighieri

What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another. Chris Maser

The earth is what we all have in common. Wendell Berry

My favourite places on earth are the wild waterways where the forest opens its arms and a silver curve of river folds the traveller into its embrace. Rory MacLean

What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another. Mahatma Gandhi

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. Martin Luther

A forest ecology is a delicate one. If the forest perishes, its fauna may go with it. The athshean word for world is also the word for forest. Ursula K. Le Guin

The forest is a quiet place if only the best birds sing. Kay Johnson

Deforestation is changing our climate, harming people and the natural world. We must, and can, reverse this trend. Jane Goodall

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. Stewart Udall

You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them. Wangari Maathai

The world’s forests are a shared stolen treasure that we must put back for our children’s future. Desmond Tutu

Save the elephants, and then you save the forest and then you save yourself. Mark Shand

I never see a forest that does not bear a mark or a sign of history. Anselm Kiefer

In a hamlet or in a forest, in the deep water or on the dry land, wherever venerable persons dwell, that place is delightful. Friedrich Max Muller

If you go to a desert, you will hear this mysterious voice: Be wise, protect your forests! Mehmet Murat ildan

The gnarled trees are what show the harshness of the tortured landscape. Anthony T. Hincks

It’s the little things that citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees. Wangari Maathai

The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves. Wangari Maathai

An autumn forest is such a place that once entered you never look for the exit! Mehmet Murat ildan

A forest bird never wants a cage. Henrik Ibsen 

As the forest went, so went the bird. It’s an indicator species, representative of what we did to the forests. Having it return is perhaps a sign that the forests and habitat are coming back as well. David Luneau

We commend the forest for trying to do more. But at the same time i think everyone realizes a lot more can be done. Ed Bond

When you hear that howl alone at night in the forest, it’s one of the most frightening sounds you’ll ever hear. Tim Cope

I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. Dr. Seuss

The earth is hiring and the pay is your legacy. Shannon L. Alder

We are living on the planet as if we have another one to go to. Terry Swearingen

The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Robert Swan

Come to the woods, for here is rest. John Muir

The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one’s own. Willa Cather

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