Quotes on being intimidating
But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.Every hidden cell is throbbing with music and life, every fiber thrilling like harp strings, while incense is ever flowing from the balsam bells and leaves.The symbols used in France to decorate their trees of liberty were tricoloured ribbons, circles to indicate unity, triangles to signify equality, and a cap of liberty.Trees of liberty were planted by the Italians in the revolution of 1848." "A monk asked Joshu, "What is the meaning of Bodidharma's coming to China? ""Tall thriving Trees confessed the fruitful Mold: The reddening Apple ripens here to Gold, Here the blue Fig with luscious Juice overflows, With deeper Red the full Pomegranate glows, The Branch here bends beneath the weighty Pear, and verdant Olives flourish round the Year." "Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us that we are nothing but acorns and that our greatest happiness will be to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns; but that is of interest only to pigs." "Many people, other than the authors, contribute to the making of a book, from the first person who had the bright idea of alphabetic writing through the inventor of movable type to the lumberjacks who felled the trees that were pulped for its printing.It is not customary to acknowledge the trees themselves, though their commitment is total." "Larger and finer meanings are read into the older legends of the plants, and the universality of certain myths is expressed in the concurrence of ideas in the beginnings of the great religions.
One of them is negative...grows from lack of self-worth and its fruits are fear, anger, envy, bitterness, sorrow - and any other negative emotion. Its nutrients include self-forgiveness and a correct self concept.
Trees guard the forests and the sanctified places that must not be spoiled.
Trees watch over us and provide us with what we need to live on this planet.
Such is your teaching, Chuang - big and useless." Chuang Tzu replied: "Have you ever watched the wildcat crouching, watching its prey? Another object of veneration was the sacred miracle tree, which within itself contained the seeds of all." "I have always found thick woods a little intimidating, for they are so secret and enclosed.
This way it leaps, and that way, high and low, and at last - it lands in the trap. It is great as a thundercloud, standing in his might. You may seem alone but you are not, for there are always eyes watching you.