When you draw or paint a tree, you do not imitate the tree; you do not copy it exactly as it is, which would be mere photography. To be free to paint a tree or a flower or a sunset, you have to feel what it conveys to you: the significance, the meaning of it.
We never look deeply into the quality of a tree; we never really touch it, feel its solidity, its rough bark, and hear the sound that is part of the tree. Not the sound of wind through the leaves, not the breeze of a morning that flutters the leaves, but its own sound, the sound of the trunk and the silent sound of the roots.
One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree.
With a tree, all the growth takes place at the growing tips. Humanity is exactly the same. All the growth takes place in the growing tip: among that one percent of the population. It's made up of pioneers, the beginners. That's where the action is.
Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.
A tree's a tree. How many more do you need to look at?
A lion chased me up a tree and I enjoyed the view from the top.
A lion chased me up a tree, and I greatly enjoyed the view from the top.
Train up a fig-tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it.