15+ Best The Giving Tree Quotes: Exclusive Selection

The Giving Tree is an American children’s picture book written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein. First published in 1964 by Harper & Row, it has become one of Silverstein’s best-known titles, and has been translated into numerous languages. Profoundly inspirational The Giving Tree quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous The Giving Tree Quotes

I am too big to climb and play, said the boy. I want to buy things and have fun. I want some money. Can you give me some money? — The Giving Tree

Come, Boy, she whispered, come and play. — The Giving Tree

I wish that I could give you something . . . but I have nothing left. — The Giving Tree

He would climb up her trunk and swing from her branches and eat apples. — The Giving Tree

And the boy loved the tree . . . very much. And the tree was happy. — The Giving Tree

Then you can sail away . . . and be happy. — The Giving Tree

Then you will have money and you will be happy. — The Giving Tree

I want a boat that will take me far away from here. — The Giving Tree

I am too old and sad to play. — The Giving Tree

You may cut off my branches and build a house. Then you will be happy. — The Giving Tree

Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy. — The Giving Tree

I dont need very much now. — The Giving Tree

And every day the boy would come and he would gather her leaves and play king of the forest. — The Giving Tree

And the tree was happy . . . — The Giving Tree

And they would play hide and go seek and when he was tired, he would sleep in her shade. — The Giving Tree