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Quotes of the Day for 26 April 2002 – Trees

The fourth Friday in April is designated Arbor Day, a time for everyone to dig a hole and plant a tree. Your boss would probably prefer that you actually wait until the weekend to do this, but I think it's a grand idea on any day of the week. Do you need a reason to love trees?

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The quotes:

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
     - Hal Borland

Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees.
     - J. Willard Marriott

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
     - Warren Buffett

The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of the blasts of fortune.
     - William Penn, 1644 - 1694

A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
     - D. Elton Trueblood

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