Best Quotes by Hal Borland (Top 10)

  1. No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
  2. Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
  3. Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.
  4. Two sounds of autumn are unmistakable...the hurrying rustle of crisp leaves blown along the a gusty wind, and the gabble of a flock of migrating geese.
  5. You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
  6. All walking is discovery. On foot we take the time to see things whole.
  7. Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.
  8. April is a promise that May is bound to keep.
  9. October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.
  10. If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.

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