Apple Tree

Famous quotes containing the words apple tree, apple and/or tree:

    The apple tree has been celebrated by the Hebrews, Greeks, Romans, and Scandinavians. Some have thought that the first human pair were tempted by its fruit. Goddesses are fabled to have contended for it, dragons were set to watch it, and heroes were employed to pluck it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    No people require maxims so much as the American. The reason is obvious: the country is so vast, the people always going somewhere, from Oregon apple valley to boreal New England, that we do not know whether to be temperate orchards or sterile climate.
    Edward Dahlberg (1900–1977)

    Sir, he throws away his money without thought and without merit. I do not call a tree generous that sheds its fruit at every breeze.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)