J. California Cooper
I was telling stories before I could write. I like to tell stories, and I like to talk to things. If you]ve read fairy tales, you know that everything can talk,from trees to chairs to tables to brooms. So I grew up thinking that, and I turned it into stories.
The most beautiful thing about a tree is what you do with it after you cut it down.
"So we'd get in a horse and buggy and we would go and park under a tree and we'd read poetry to each other." And my grandfather told me all the stories. I mean, their way of communicating... They didn't have telephones, either, so they communicated with the written word. And I really... That's how old [Bill] Clinton has become to me [speaking of how he met Hillary Clinton].
Google is reeling right now. This is the kind of thing, this is the kind of charge that just sends leftists up the tree, that they're unfair, that they're discriminating on the basis of gender. Ladies, tell Google to prove it to you that the guy who wrote the memo is wrong. What you say to Google is, "Show me the money." Go for the money. Tell 'em you want money. Tell 'em you want raises. Tell Google to prove it. Don't join the protest march and start throwing underwear and bras. Just demand the money. They're reeling right now. Hit 'em!
Many trees could be saved if the government stopped printing tax forms.
The gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies... they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.
Fields and trees are not willing to teach me anything; but this can be effected by men residing in the city.
The well-ordered mind knows the value, no less than the charm, of reticence. The fruit of the tree of knowledge ... falls ripe from its stem; but those who have eaten with sobriety find no need to discuss the processes of digestion.
It's the greatest of Southern honors . . . to have one's name incorporated into a family tree. It's an honor not lightly given.
Oversteer is best cause you dont see the tree that kills you.
...you look like you fell out of a crazy tree and hit every branch on the way down.
If you were a kid actor, if you had any plans of being an actor as an adult, you were really barking up the wrong tree.
Everybody who's anybody longs to be a tree.
They've got plastic Christmas trees now. They're hard to tell from the real aluminum ones.
Our tree was so puny we used orthopedic bulbs.
I wanted to eat of the fruit of all the trees in the garden of the world… And so, indeed, I went out, and so I lived. My only mistake was that I confined myself so exclusively to the trees of what seemed to me the sun-lit side of the garden, and shunned the other side for its shadow and its gloom.
It is a greater act of faith to plant a bulb than to plant a tree.
From the plough to paper, from the wheel to house, from tool handles to sailing ships. Man would have been nothing without trees.