Oaks quotes:

  • I was born in Sherman Oaks, California. -- Jennifer Aniston
  • Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed. -- George Henry Lewes
  • My home address is a small apartment in Fair Oaks, California but I'm here in Ho Chi Minh City right now staying in a rented room and this is where I spend a good part of every year. -- Doug Rice
  • October's PartyOctober gave a party;The leaves by hundreds came -The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples,And leaves of every name.The Sunshine spread a carpet,And everything was grand,Miss Weather led the dancing,Professor Wind the band. -- George Cooper
  • Dr. Oaks made the remark that, according to the best estimate he could make, there were four hundred murders annually produced by abortion in that county alone....There must be a remedy for such a crying evil as this. -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Some 30 years later I found myself back here again [in Vietnam] on what was to be a short visit that lasted months, and since then I've been living my life with one foot in Ho Chi Minh City and the other in Fair Oaks, California. -- Doug Rice
  • When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure. -- Peter Marshall
  • I thank Heaven every summer's day of my life, that my lot was humbly cast within the hearing of romping brooks, and beneath the shadow of oaks. -- Donald G. Mitchell
  • The Barks of Trees are best gathered in the Spring, if it be of great Trees, as Oaks or the like, because then they come easiest off, and so you may dry them if you please, but indeed your best way is to gather all Barks only for present use. -- Nicholas Culpeper
  • It was so weird that I would end up directing 'The Greatest Game Ever Played,' because, y'know, I'm not a big golfer myself. But I grew up around the game. My mom and dad kind of built their dream house off the 11th fairway of Shady Oaks Country Club in Fort Worth. -- Bill Paxton
  • Little strokes fell great oaks. -- Benjamin Franklin
  • Storms make oaks take deeper root. -- George Herbert
  • Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks. -- John Lyly
  • No-one wants acorns, but everyone wants oaks. -- Steve Fowler
  • Eros harrows my heart: wild gales sweeping desolate mountains, uprooting oaks. -- Sappho
  • I have no other masters than the beeches and the oaks. -- Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Let opening roses knotted oaks adorn, And liquid amber drop from every thorn. -- Alexander Pope
  • Generations pass while some tree stands, and old families last not three oaks. -- Robert Browning
  • All mothers think their children are oaks, but the world never lacks for cabbages. -- Robertson Davies
  • Grave-stones tell truth scarce forty years. Generations pass while families last not three oaks. -- Thomas Browne
  • Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • Eros seizes and shakes my very soul like the wind on the mountain shaking ancient oaks. -- Sappho
  • All high poetry is infinite; it is as the first acorn, which contained all oaks potentially. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Tall oaks branch charmed by the earnest stars Dream and so dream all night without a stir. -- John Keats
  • Roman influence seeds itself, sprouting mighty oaks right through the modern forest of computers, digital disks, microviruses and space satellites. -- Anne Rice
  • See the gold sunshine patching, And streaming and streaking across The gray-green oaks; and catching, By its soft brown beard, the moss. -- Philip James Bailey
  • Somewhere beyond the sink-hole, past the magnolia, under the live oaks, a boy and a yearling ran side by side, and were gone forever. -- Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
  • What I know of the divine sciences and Holy Scriptures, I learned in woods and fields. I have no other masters than the beeches and the oaks. -- Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Upon the highest ridge of that round hill covered with planted oaks, the shafts of the trees show in the light like the columns of a ruin. -- Dorothy Wordsworth
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  • Great oaks grow from little acorns. He has a green thumb. He has green fingers. He's sowing his wild oats. Here Ceres' gifts in waving prospect stand, And nodding tempt the joyful reaper's hand. -- Alexander Pope
  • Tall oaks grow from little acorns.Testing. This is the text of an item. Testing. Origin. Testing. Quoted. Testing. Source. The diligent farmer plants trees, of which he himself will never see the fruit. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • 'Tis true there is much to be done, . . . but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects, for constant dropping wears away stones . . . and little strokes fell great oaks, as Poor Richard says. . . . -- Benjamin Franklin