Quotes by Hal Borland

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
– Hal Borland
April is a promise that May is bound to keep.
– Hal Borland
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
– Hal Borland
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
– Hal Borland
Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason.
– Hal Borland
No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
– Hal Borland
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.
– Hal Borland
There are no limits to either time or distance, except as man himself may make them. I have but to touch the wind to know these things.
– Hal Borland
You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
– Hal Borland