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Wood Quotes

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People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

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A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

Yesterday is ashes.
Tomorrow is green wood.
Only today does the fire burn brightly.
- Eskimo Proverb

Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot.
- Dixie Lee Ray

 

I would never want to be a member of a group
whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of wood.
- George Carlin

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I ...
I took the one less traveled by,
and that has made all the difference.
- Robert Frost

The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain,
the sound of wind in a primeval wood,
and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.
- Henry Beston

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I just prefer wood.
I like the smell.
To me, it's a lot cheaper than electric or gas,
and it's more convenient.
It's just a better heat to me.
- Junior Johnson

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp.
The reader, reading it, makes it live:
a live thing,
a story.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

My philosophy is the thicker the wood the thicker the sound,
the bigger the string the bigger the sound.
My smallest string is a 14 gauge.
- Dick Dale

Bent metal is worse than bent wood and weight for weight is more flexible.
- Lawrence Hargrave

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of,
nothing straight can be fashioned.
- Immanuel Kant

Men admire the man who can organize
their wishes and thoughts
in stone and wood and steel and brass.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I used to get on a stove wood pile at 5-6 years old
and I would have a piece of stove wood and kindling bark as a pick,
and I was a star.
- Jerry Reed

Ontario wood prices are among the highest in the world.
- John Harrison

The Wood was about young people and the other one is
more of a grown up movie.
- Taye Diggs

The logs of wood which move down the river together
Are driven apart by every wave.
Such inevitable parting Should not be the cause of misery.
- Nagarjuna

I've always wanted to play Maria in West Side Story.
My idol is Natalie Wood, and I love the movie,
so I think a modern-day twist on it would be really neat.
- Vanessa Hudgens

A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is,
regarded from its own point of view,
only a boring something made of wood.
- Franz Kafka

I'd like to be played as a child by Natalie Wood.
I'd have some romantic scenes as Audrey Hepburn and
have gritty black-and-white scenes as Patricia Neal.
- Gloria Steinem

The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a
man is when he is a baby.
- Natalie Wood

When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal.
When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.
- Brigham Young

One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man,
Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can.
- William Wordsworth

Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it,
too, then it is only as those chosen with them,
as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.
- Karl Barth

Andrew Wood's death changed things for a few weeks.
I probably got even heavier into drugs after that.
- Layne Staley

When I married Paul, we lived in St John's Wood in London.
We had nice next-door neighbours, but you don't know anyone else.
Everyone lives in isolation.
- Linda McCartney

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer,
self-sufficient.
There is no other time when the whole world seems composed
of one thing and one thing only.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

A bass should sound like a bass with the thump of the finger against the wood,
like it began with stand up.
- Suzi Quatro

I really don't think there is anybody in the business
with better eyes than Elijah Wood.
- Liev Schreiber

But in Japan, there's nothing like that,
since the temple is made of wood.
The divine spirit inside the building is eternal,
so the enclosure doesn't have to be.
- Tadao Ando

The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now;
with all the usual lot,
good, bad, and indifferent - I name no names.
It takes all sorts to make a world.
- Kenneth Grahame

If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind,
they are called vandals; if they destroy something
irreplaceable made by God,
they are called developers.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink,
old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
- Athenaeus

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy,
it will in the end not produce food,
either.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Can I throw harder than Joe Wood? Listen mister,
no man alive can throw any harder than Smokey Joe Wood.
- Walter Johnson

I would like to see it go back to the wood racquets.
To see the touch put back in tennis.
- Jana Novotna

Age appears to be best in four things;
old wood best to burn,
old wine to drink, old friends to trust,
and old authors to read.
- Francis Bacon

We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special
mill of wood so we could make flour.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

Everybody's seen a stream or a wood they knew replaced by a strip mall.
- Tom Scholz

You find yourself in the world, without any power,
immovable as a rock, stupid, so to speak,
as a log of wood.
- Nicolas Malebranche

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does
any harm to ask for what you want.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

We prefer synthetic rather than natural materials.
Natural products are almost too valuable.
Wood is much harder to produce than metal.
And metal is recyclable, while wood isn't.
- Helmut Jahn

Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational -
but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
- Judith Viorst

I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side,
and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have
undertaken this government.
- Oliver Cromwell

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject
to a good many different ailments,
but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Simon Hale, the British arranger, does all string and
wood arrangements on my records.
- Duncan Sheik

I like to work a lot with wood.
I make furniture that falls apart.
I also sew.
- Tim Conway

Well, very long ago, on the spot where the Wild Wood waves now,
before ever it had planted itself and grown up to what it now is,
there was a city - a city of people,
you know.
- Kenneth Grahame

Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass,
forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine
to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior.
- Mimi Sheraton

No one should be allowed to make music as if he were made of wood.
One must reproduce the musical text exactly,
but not play like a stone.
- Olivier Messiaen

It all comes down to the density of the wood.
Every guitar's different.
- Robin Trower

The piano is able to communicate the subtlest universal truths by means of wood,
metal and vibrating air.
- Kenneth Miller

We all know that any thing which retards in any way
the free circulation of the sap,
also prevents to a certain extent the formation of wood and leaves.
- Robert Fortune

The tract through which we passed is generally very good land,
with plenty of water; and there, as well as here,
the country is neither rocky nor overrun with brush-wood.
- Junipero Serra

Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry.
With both you are working with reality,
a material just as hard as wood.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

After all those days in the cotton fields,
the dreams came true on a gold record on a piece of wood.
It's in my den where I can look at it every day.
I wear it out lookin' at it.
- Carl Perkins

There are too many souls of wood not to love those
wooden characters who do indeed have a soul.
- Jean Cocteau

The whole wood seemed running now, running hard,
hunting, chasing, closing in round something or -
somebody? In panic,
he began to run too, aimlessly, he knew not whither.
- Kenneth Grahame

We continued to move forward without loss of time,
hoping to be able to reach the wood described by the
Indians before all our horses should become exhausted.
- William Henry Ashley

Nature is one great big wood-chipper.
Sooner or later, everything shoots out the other end in a spray of blood,
bones and hair.
- Doug Coupland

I wanted something very dense, something that would
sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft,
sweet, for more of a mellow sound.
- Les Paul

George Brett could get good wood on an aspirin.
- Jim Frey

How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter,
found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.
- Carlo Collodi

If the weather is good I go into the nearby wood -
there I am painting a small beech forest (in the sun)
with a few conifers mixed in.
This takes until 8 'o clock.
- Gustav Klimt

Aim for the chopping block.
If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing.
Aim past the wood, aim through the wood;
aim for the chopping block.
- Annie Dillard

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to
myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.
- Dante Alighieri

By means of tracing-paper I transfer my design to the wood and draw on that.
- John Tenniel

I think that the mere fact that I'm doing it ought to inspire someone.
In junior high school the counselor suggested that
I focus on wood shop and metal shop.
- Christopher Darden

Sam Wood, the director, made most of his money as a real estate agent;
there was nothing of the temperamental artist about him.
- Gloria Swanson

Security depends not so much upon how much you have,
as upon how much you can do without.
- Joseph Wood Krutch


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