In this post, we have tried to collect proverbs and famous quotes about Woodfrom different countries and famous persons.

The proverbs and short quotes about wood of each country represent the culture of that country.

Proverbs and Quotes About Wood are very attractive for everyone who loves wood & woodworking.

Word of wood in some of the proverbs means the forest, and in others, it means the material that is somehow attractive.

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Quotes About Wood

Here are some quotes about wood from famous people:

Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it, and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy.

People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.

Albert Einstein

A bad historian is even more dangerous than dead documentary wood.

Ivor Norman Richard Davies

Stay wooden Pinocchio, The people are rocky, Their world is not beautiful!

Mister Geppetto in Pinocchio Animation

The woods are never solitary–they are full of whispering, beckoning, friendly life. But the sea is a mighty soul, forever moaning of some great, unshareable sorrow, which shuts it up into itself for all.

Lucy Maud Montgomery

She might have melted a heart of stone, but nothing can melt the heart of the wood.

Victor Hugo

Wood is universally beautiful to a man. It is the most humanly intimate of all materials.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Proverbs With Word of Wood

After these quotes about wood, we review the proverbs from different countries about wood.

Chinese Proverb About Wood:

  • So long as the green mountains are preserved, there will be no shortage of firewood supply.
  • Burn one day’s gathering of firewood on the same day.
  • How can you put out a fire set on a cart-load of firewood with only a cup of water?
  • Don’t build a new ship out of old wood.
  • Though you live near a forest, do not waste firewood.
  • Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
  • Every kind of wood is grey when they are reduced to ashes.
  • People live like birds in the woods: When the time comes, each must take flight.
  • A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood.

German Proverbs About Wood:

  • Crooked wood burns quite as well as straight.
  • He that peeps into every bush will hardly get into the wood.
  • If the wolf had stayed in the wood there would have been no hue and cry after him.
  • The wood has ears, the field has eyes.

French Proverb About Wood:

  • Not every sort of wood is fit to make an arrow.
  • Very hard times in the wood when the wolves eat each other.

Italian Proverb About Wood:

  • Who is in fear of every leaf must not go into the wood.
  • Better be a bird of the wood than a bird in the cage.
  • Even woods have ears.
  • Lay on more wood; ashes give money.
  • There are more ways to the wood than one.
  • When the tree is down every one runs to it with a hatchet to cut wood.
  • Willows are weak, yet serve to bind bigger wood.

Portuguese Proverb About Wood:

The ass that trespasses on a stranger’s premises will leave them laden with wood.

Spanish Proverbs About Wood:

  • Don’t take any wooden nickels.
  • It is better to strive with a stubborn ass than to carry the wood on one’s back.
  • He will never worship well the image on the altar who knew it when it was a trunk of wood in the grade.
  • When one wolf eats another, there is nothing to eat in the wood.

Yugoslavian Proverbs About Wood:

If envy would burn, there would be no need for wood.

Danish Proverb About Wood:

  • Better walk on wooden legs, than be carried on a wooden bier.
  • He who stands near the woodcutter is likely to be hit by a splinter.

Russian Proverbs About Wood:

  • Better a dove on the plate than a wood grouse in the mating place.
  • If you’re afraid of wolves, don’t go to the woods.
  • However much, good you feed the wolf, he still looks at the wood.
  • Don’t drive a Binya into the woods if he has found his way to your house.

Japanese Proverbs About Wood:

  • The clog and amide are both from the same piece of wood.
  • The human heart is neither of stone nor wood.

African Proverbs About Wood:

  • He who brings firewood infected with maggots in his house should not complain when lizards start visiting him.
  • If a bachelor who uses firewood for cooking runs away in the morning to avoid removing the ash; he will have to deal with it when he comes back.
  • One with more firewood than you has more cash than you.
  • One piece of green wood is enough to stop the others from burning.
  • Wood may remain ten years in the water, but it will never become a crocodile.
  • A termite grows up in dry wood, and yet comes to maturity.

Sicilian Proverbs About Wood:

Old wood lights better but burns out quicker.

  • When the partridge sings in the stone quarry bring the wood into the haystack.
  • A good vineyard provides bread, wine, and firewood.
  • From the woods a beautiful pheasant, from the sea a beautiful moray eel, from the river a den , from the cage a beautiful chicken.

American Proverbs About Wood:

  • He that fears leaves must not come into a wood.
  • fetches the wolf out of the woods.
  • Don’t cry till you are out of the wood.

English Proverbs About Wood:

  • Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.
  • A cobbler formed the shape of shoes on a wooden foot-shaped last. If it lasted long he was happy.
  • Long ere you cut Falkland-wood with a Pen-knife.

Persian Proverbs About Wood:

You don’t put a wooden pot on the fire twice.

God’s wood (Punishment) does not make any sounds to inform you.

New Zealander Proverb About Wood:

The block of wood should not dictate to the carver.

South American Proverb About Wood:

Old love and wood will burn as soon as they get the chance.

Mexican Proverb About Wood:

Everyone makes firewood of a fallen tree.

Indian Proverb About Wood:

The tree casts its shadow on everything, even upon the woodcutter.

Polish Proverb About Wood:

Both the cross and the gallows are made of wood.

Turkish Proverbs About Wood:

  • They put the blabbermouth in hell, and he shouted “The wood is damp!
  • Sorrow is to the soul what the worm is to wood.

Vietnamese Proverb About Wood:

Do not halloo till you are out of the wood.”

Nigerian Proverb About Wood:

If one were to remove every smoking wood from fire and condemn it as bad, one would be killing the fire itself.

Romanian Proverbs About Wood:

  • He cannot see the wood for the trees.
  • He that fears leaves, let him not go into the wood.
  • From the same wood you can make a cross or a club.

Bosnian Proverb About Wood:

When the ass was invited to the wedding feast he said, They need more wood and water.

Arab Proverb About Wood:

A man who was always complaining was quite rightly sent to hell. “Why are you burning damp wood?” was his first comment.

Filipino Proverb About Wood:

One piece of wood will not make a fire.

Brazilian proverb About Wood:

In the house of a blacksmith the ornaments are made of wood.

Greek Proverb About Wood:

Young wood makes a hot fire.

Maori Proverbs About Wood:

  • A bird which eats berries can be caught, but not a bird that eats wood.”
  • In a very old tree, you may be certain that the sapwood is on the outside, while the heartwood is in the middle.

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