Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
- Abraham Lincoln
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
- Albert Einstein
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
- Warren Buffett
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
- Marcus Garvey
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
- Thomas Jefferson