Quotation Explorer - 'Woods'

A path toward Truth is darkness; a journey through the woods, at night, blindfolded. Find 'Self' & you can find Light with eyes closed. - Ace Antonio Hall
There's a magic to letting a story and its people unfold with witchcraft and late nights and walks in the woods. You don't lead a story. You follow it. - Kate Inglis
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best. - Unknown
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters. - Bernard of Clairvaux
What is this you call property? It cannot be the earth. For the land is our mother, nourishing all her children, beasts, birds, fish, and all men. The woods, the streams, everything on it belongs to everybody and is for the use of all. How can one man say it belongs to him only? - Massasoit
So I had nothing to distract me from my books and their other worlds that swallowed me whole, from Narnia to the Wisconsin woods, from a small town in Sweden to the red earth of Prince Edward Island. Nothing and no one interested me as much as my books. - Luisa Weiss
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. - Henry David Thoreau
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. - Henry Van Dyke
Use the talents you possess -- for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best. - Unknown
Use what talents you have; the woods would have little music if no birds sang their song except those who sang best.
If God wanted the woods to be quiet, He would not have given birds songs to sing. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Going to the woods is going home. - John Muir
I once took a poo in the woods while hunched over like an animal. It was AWESOME. - Drew Barrymore
There is no den in the wide world to hide a rogue. Commit a crime and the earth is made of glass. Commit a crime, and it seems as if a coat of snow fell on the ground, such as reveals in the woods the track of every partridge, and fox, and squirrel. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a tree falls in the woods, and there's no one there to hear it, how will the Environmentalists react? - Anonymous
If a book falls in the woods and nobody read it, was it ever written? - Neil Leckman
In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life, no disgrace, no calamity, (leaving me my eyes,) which nature cannot repair. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DOE Unbearably lovely music is heard as the curtain rises, and we see the woods on a summer afternoon. A fawn dances on and nibbles slowly at some leaves. He drifts lazily through the soft foliage. Soon he starts coughing and drops dead. - Woody Allen
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. - Robert Frost
Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow someone else's path unless you're in the woods and you're lost and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that. - Ellen DeGeneres
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. None of Nature's landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild. - John Muir
The sure path to tomorrow was plotted in a manger and paved on a cross. And although this sturdy byway is mine for the taking, I have incessantly chosen lesser paths. And maybe it is time to realize that Christmas is a promise that I can walk through the world and never get lost in the woods. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If a man says something in the woods and there are no women there, is he still wrong? - Steven Wright
An old liar told me hereTo think ahead and save my money.I should have spent it on ribbons.I should have learned the tune my dead grandfather playedWhen the daft wife heard him resoundingIn the deep pine woods in early November. - Menzies McKillop
Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of Godlight’ in the woods of our experience. - C.S. Lewis
Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. - Robert Frost
Serious spiritual practice is more than serene walks in the woods, lit candles and incense. You have to be committed. You have to be willing to enter into your own darkness and transcend it. - Maria Erving
The woods are full of poison berries but you don't have to eat them. - Marty Rubin
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
When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it. - George Gordon Byron
If I assume the ‘truth’ to be negotiable based on whether or not it serves my agenda, then my agenda has become my ‘truth.’ And the ‘truth’ of the matter is, when I do this I’ve chosen to take a treacherous path through some very deep woods where neither path nor woods exist. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Think of your woods and orchards without birds!Of empty nests that cling to boughs and beamsAs in an idiot's brain remembered wordsHang empty 'mid the cobwebs of his dreams! - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Life is like getting dropped off in the middle of the woods, and then year by year, gradually walking home. - April Foiles
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]