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" Always, I seemed to just miss out. Why, I wasn't even the most valuable senior athlete in my high school in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. "
" And Seaman, just like a falling oak, manages to change direction. "
" As much as I love crisp, clean whites, there's always a time for rich but balanced Chardonnays with oak, especially at Thanksgiving. "
" At my home in the southwest of France, I grow oak, hazel, and lemon trees in my backyard. "
" Beauty is not all there is of poetry. It must contain the truth. It is not simply an oak, rude and grand, neither is it simply a vine. It is both. Around the oak of truth runs the vine of beauty. "
Robert Green Ingersoll
" Every acorn on the ground is just as alive as the three-hundred-year-old oak tree that towers over it. "
" Giant oak trees... have deep root systems that can extend two-and-one-half times their height. Such trees rarely are blown down regardless of how violent the storms may be. "
Joseph B. Wirthlin
" If Oak Flat were a Christian holy site or, for that matter, Jewish or Muslim, no senator who wished to remain in office would dare to sneak a backdoor deal for its destruction into a spending bill - no matter what mining-company profits or jobs might result. But this is Indian religion. "
" I have planted over 6,000 trees at home in Scotland, some of them oak. I'd like my children to be able to watch them grow. "
" In New England, the pin oak thrives, its leaves tipping to a thorny point in a good-natured impression of its evergreen neighbor, the holly bush. "
" In treating of the oak, I have considered that the species of it growing in warm climates is superior to that which is produced in cold countries. But we must not imagine this to be the case with all woods; on the contrary, the fir timber grown in cold countries is superior to that produced in warm ones, where its growth is rapid. "
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
" I went to a public school in Oak Harbor, Ohio, and it's a very rural community. I was an artist kid, and I just didn't fit in very well. "
" Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. "
" So they all went away from the little log house. The shutters were over the windows, so the little house could not see them go. It stayed there inside the log fence, behind the two big oak trees that in the summertime had made green roofs for Mary and Laura to play under. "
Laura Ingalls Wilder
" Storms make the oak grow deeper roots. "
" The live oak can grow sturdily on the hottest hills of central California, contrasting dark green against the golden grass. "
" The memories that I have are mostly at our old ranch, out in Agoura. We used to go out there every Saturday. I can smell the oak trees. I can see it so clearly. "
" The oak has long been an enduring and mighty tree. It is truly a part of our national heritage and it merits the formal distinction of America's National Tree. "
" There's a large oak tree in the Newton Centre park playground that is legendary because only a few humans have hit it with a baseball from home plate, and B.J. Novak is among them. And I was there that day. "
" There's too many sounds in the world! The sounds of the earth are terrible! The roots squeezing and jostling one another through the clefts, and the crashing of the acorn from the oak. The cry of the little birdeen in under the silence of the hawk! "
" The turkey oak can grow practically submerged within the wetlands of Mississippi, its leaves soft as a newborn's skin. "
" Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut, that held its ground. "
" When I'm cutting a tree, if I'm thinking about anything other than that 40-foot oak tree... I'm a dead man. It's a therapy thing for me. "
" When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze. "
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