Quote by Anonymous Greek Proverb: “Society grows great when old men plant trees wh...”
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A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit. The sentiment is unexceptionable, but readers of this site do not believe attributions without evidence. Is this truly ancient? If so, how do we know? A search on Google Books produces many references to this saying, varying somewhat in wording:. But if we use the custom date range, we quickly discover that the results vanish before the mids. Eventually I happened to find a quote which atrributed it, not to ancient Greece, but to a certain Dennis Waitley: a article in the Scholastic Coach, vol.
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A society grows great when old men plant trees.
Way back in , when I was only 8 years old, my grandfather, Guy R. One of my cousins and her husband are thinning out the trees and are going to use the lumber to build a cabin some day. What a great gift to leave for your grandchildren. My grandfather was always thinking ahead like that. He never worried about the past and he always looked to the future.
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. A society grows great when old men plant trees. A tree is known by its fruits. This Proverb means that the quality of a tree is known by the quality of the fruits borne by the tree. This literally means that the tree should not be judged by it appearance but buy the fruit which is generated by it. The proverb also literally means As is the king so are his subjects.