65 Tree Of Life Quotes On Success In Life

These tree of life quotes will inspire you. The tree of life is a fundamental archetype in many of the world’s mythologies, religious, and philosophical traditions. It is closely related to the concept of the sacred tree.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging tree of life quotes, tree of life sayings, and tree of life proverbs.

Best Tree Of Life Quotes

  1. “The tree of life is growing where the spirit never dies, and the bright light of salvation shines in dark and empty skies.” ~ Bob Dylan
  2. “Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.” ~ Albert Einstein
  3. “Be as useful as a tree! Give life to others; be shelter to everyone; grant fruits to all! Be good like a tree!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  4. “The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can.” ~ Paul Kurtz
  5. “The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  6. “The tree of life for me is a symbol of abundance and eternal life.” ~ Akiane Kramarik
  7. “I see a time of Seven Generations when all the colors of mankind will gather under the Sacred Tree of Life and the whole earth will become One Circle again.” ~ Crazy Horse
  8. “The greatest attribute of God is Love. The Tree of Life is located in the very depth of our soul. The most perfect and abundant fruit that grows and ripens is Life-giving Love; it is the great healing force in the world. Love never fails to meet every demand of the human heart. The Divine principle of Love may be used to eliminate every sorrow, infirmity, in-harmony, ignorance, and all mistakes of mankind. Love is God; eternal, limitless, changeless, infinite. It is the pulse of the world, the heartbeat of the Universe.” ~ Baird T. Spalding , Tree of life quotes love
  9. “The tree is more than first a seed, then a stem, then a living trunk, and then dead timber. The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  10. “Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  11. “Each day is a branch of the Tree of Life laden heavily with fruit. If we lie down lazily beneath it, we may starve; but if we shake the branches, some of the fruit will fall for us.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. “Jesus took the tree of death so you could have the tree of life.” ~ Timothy Keller
  13. “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
  14. “I surrendered my beliefs and found myself at the tree of life injecting my story into the veins of leaves only to find that stories like forests are subject to seasons” ~ Saul Williams
  15. “Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.” ~ William Blake

  16. “I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.” ~ Willa Cather
  17. “Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.” ~ Lord Byron
  18. “I want relations which are not purely personal, based on purely personal qualities; but relations based upon some unanimous accord in truth or belief, and a harmony of purpose, rather than of personality. I am weary of personality. Let us be easy and impersonal, not forever fingering over our own souls, and the souls of our acquaintances, but trying to create a new life, a new common life, a new complete tree of life from the roots that are within us.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  19. “This tree is indeed a Tree of Life, for without the higher and finer sentiments man does not life; he merely exists. If any branch of that tree does not bear fruit, the Master tells us that it shall be cut off and cast into the fire. It is the duty of all living things to produce some truly constructive labor as recognition of the divine life which is within them. God is most glorified when His children glorify His spirit within themselves.” ~ Manly Hall
  20. “Nothing grows well in the shade of a big tree.” ~ Constantin Brancusi

  21. “The spine is the tree of life. Respect it.” ~ Martha Graham
  22. “Moments like this are buds on the tree of life. Flowers of darkness they are.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  23. “Help each other. Love everyone. Every leaf. Every ray of light. Forgive.” ~ Terrence Malick
  24. “A tree lives on its roots. If you change the root, you change the tree. Culture lives in human beings. If you change the human heart the culture will follow.” ~ Jane Hirshfield

  25. “All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  26. “We with our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest… But the trees also commingle their roots in the darkness underground.” ~ William James
  27. “Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman; the serpent is twining round it.” ~ A. E. Waite
  28. “Shake the tree of life itself and bring down fruits unheard of.” ~ Edwin Arlington Robinson

  29. “Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, yielding its fruit every month. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.” ~ John the Apostle
  30. “We will never have peace in the world until men everywhere recognize that ends are not cut off from means, because the means represent the ideal in the making, and the end in process, and ultimately you can’t reach good ends through evil means, because the means represent the seed and the end represents the tree.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  31. “The forest waves, the morning breaks,
    The pastures sleep, ripple the lakes,
    Leaves twinkle, flowers like persons be
    And life pulsates in rock or tree.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  32. “O trees of life, O when are you wintering? We are not unified. We have no instincts like those of migratory birds. Useless, and late, we force ourselves, suddenly, onto the wind, and fall down to an indifferent lake. We realize flowering and fading together. And somewhere lions still roam. Never knowing, as long as they have their splendor, of any weakness.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  33. “A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.” ~ John Muir
  34. “No man manages his affairs as well as a tree does” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  35. “The nuns taught us there are two ways through life… the way of Nature… and the way of Grace. You have to choose which one you’ll follow. Grace doesn’t try to please itself. Accepts being slighted, forgotten, disliked. Accepts insults and injuries. Nature only wants to please itself. Get others to please it too. Likes to lord it over them. To have its own way. It finds reasons to be unhappy… when all the world is shining around it… when love is smiling through all things.” ~ Terrence Malick
  36. “There are two great systems in the body of man: the tree of life, which is the arterial with its roots in the heart; and, the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, i.e. the nervous system, which has its roots in the brain. These two “trees” are physical manifestations of a complicated network of branching energy currents in the aura or superphysical bodies.” ~ Manly Hall
  37. “As buds give rise by growth to fresh buds, and these, if vigorous, branch out and overtop on all sides many a feebler branch, so by generation I believe it has been with the great Tree of Life, which fills with its dead and broken branches the crust of the earth, and covers the surface with its ever branching and beautiful ramifications.” ~ Charles Darwin
  38. “The tree of life should perhaps be called the coral of life, base of branches dead; so that passages cannot be seen-this again offers contradiction to constant succession of germs in progress.” ~ Charles Darwin
  39. “We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the Tree of Life separates Him from us.” ~ Franz Kafka

  40. “The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.” ~ Gerard De Nerval
  41. “Male genitals are still called “the tree of life” by the Arabs, and across was one of the oldest diagrammatic images of male genitals.” ~ Barbara G. Walker
  42. “We are all but recent leaves on the same old tree of life and if this life has adapted itself to new functions and conditions, it uses the same old basic principles over and over again. There is no real difference between the grass and the man who mows it.” ~ Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
  43. “The rubber industry is of much significance to our countries. For millions of our smallholders, the rubber tree is a tree of life, serving as a crucial source of income for earning a living and raising families.” ~ Thaksin Shinawatra , Tree of life quotes family
  44. “A tree never hits an automobile except in self-defense.” ~ Woody Allen

  45. “Probability but no truth, facility but no freedom–it is owing to these two fruits that the tree of knowledge cannot be confused with the tree of life.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  46. “Fall leaves are brilliant with gold and red. You can cup them in your hand and wonder at them, be amazed at their uniqueness and glory. But eventually, they are gone, brown, crumbling, scattered on the wind. But the tree remains. The tree is what is important. The tree lives on. That was a difficult knowledge to bear, and an even more difficult life to live. Of course, being the leaf wasn’t exactly desirable either.” ~ Rob Thurman
  47. “And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.” ~ William Shakespeare
  48. “There is a land, where the roses are without thorns, where the flowers are not mixed with brambles. In that land, there is eternal spring, and light without any cloud. The tree of life groweth in the midst thereof; rivers of pleasures are there, and flowers that never fade. Myriads of happy spirits are there and surround the throne of God with a perpetual hymn. The angels with their golden harps sing praises continually, and the cherubim fly on wings of fire! This country is Heaven.” ~ Anna Letitia Barbauld
  49. “Gray are all the theories, But green is the tree of life.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  50. “Why do we complain about the Fall? It is not on its account that we were expelled from Paradise, but on account of the Tree of Life, lest we might eat of it.” ~ Franz Kafka
  51. “What was once a tiny seed of belief for me has grown into the tree of life, so if your faith is a little tested in this or any season, I invite you to lean on mine. I know this work is God’s very truth, and I know that only at our peril would we allow doubt or devils to sway us from its path. Hope on. Journey on. Honestly acknowledge your questions and your concerns, but first and forever fan the flame of your faith, because all things are possible to them that believe.” ~ Jeffrey R. Holland
  52. “All living organisms are but leaves on the same tree of life. The various functions of plants and animals and their specialized organs are manifestations of the same living matter. This adapts itself to different jobs and circumstances, but operates on the same basic principles. Muscle contraction is only one of these adaptations. In principle it would not matter whether we studied nerve, kidney or muscle to understand the basic principles of life. In practice, however, it matters a great deal.” ~ Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
  53. “Virtue is the fragrance of the flowers which the tree of life puts forth. Educated people must be identified in society by their strict adherence to virtue, not by more skilled methods of escaping the consequences of vice.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba
  54. “Every hidden cell is throbbing with music and life, every fiber thrilling like harp strings.” ~ John Muir

  55. “Today the human race is a single twig on the tree of life, a single species on a single planet. Our condition can thus only be described as extremely fragile, endangered by forces of nature currently beyond our control, our own mistakes, and other branches of the wildly blossoming tree itself. Looked at this way, we can then pose the question of the future of humanity on Earth, in the solar system, and in the galaxy from the standpoint of both evolutionary biology and human nature. The conclusion is straightforward: Our choice is to grow, branch, spread and develop, or stagnate and die.” ~ Robert Zubrin
  56. “Seasonal changes, as it were, take place in history, when there is practically an almost universal death, a falling of the foliage of the tree of life. Such were the intervals between the ancient and mediaeval time, the mediaeval and the modern.” ~ George Edward Woodberry
  57. “The Jewish question exists wherever the Jews live, however small their number. Where it does not exist it is imported by Jew immigrants. We naturally go where we are not persecuted, and, still persecution is the result of our appearance…By persecution we cannot be exterminated…the strong Jews turn proudly to their race when persecution bursts out. Entire branches of Judaism may disappear, break away; the tree lives.” ~ Theodor Herzl
  58. “The tree of life knows that, whatever happens, the warm music spinning around it will never stop. However much death may come, however much blood may flow, the music will dance men and women as long as the air breaths them and the land plows and loves them.” ~ Eduardo Galeano
  59. “My worthy friend, gray are all theories

    And green alone Life’s golden tree.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  60. “I think that I shall never see
    A billboard lovely as a tree.
    Perhaps, unless the billboards fall,
    I’ll never see a tree at all.” ~ Ogden Nash
  61. “Extinction has only separated groups: it has by no means made them; for if every form which has ever lived on this earth were suddenly to reappear, though it would be quite impossible to give definitions by which each group could be distinguished from other groups, as all would blend together by steps as fine as those between the finest existing varieties, nevertheless a natural classification, or at least a natural arrangement, would be possible.” ~ Charles Darwin
  62. “Once you are enlightened, you don’t do wrong things. You don’t take to wrong things. Then you start understanding all these prophets, all these great incarnations, you start understanding what they were. Then you understand that all these religions have come out of one Tree of Life, which is spirituality.” ~ Nirmala Srivastava
  63. “They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers.” ~ James G. Watt

  64. “If… Adam had trusted in God and been nourished from the tree of life (Gn. 2:9)? he would not have set aside the immortality that had been granted. For such immortality is eternally preserved by participation in life, since all life is genuine and preserved by appropriate food. The food of that blessed life is ‘the bread that came down from heaven and gives life to the world’ (Jn. 6:33), just as the inerrant Word Himself declares about Himself in the Gospels.” ~ Maximus the Confessor
  65. “Surely you’re not saying that God had to choose between long life and intelligence for human beings! It’s there in your own Bible, Carlotta. Two trees – knowledge and life. You eat of the tree of knowledge and you will surely die. You eat of the tree of life and you remain a child in the garden forever, undying.” ~ Orson Scott Card

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