Trees and Stones – A Wednesday Words Crush Quote

Rock FaceBelieve one who knows; you will find something greater in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.

–St. Bernard de Clairvaux

Many of my favorite quotes celebrate nature. I am especially struck by quotes that are significant and meaningful over great spans of time. Today’s quote means as much today as it did when it originated in the 12th century.

Bernard of Clairvaux (1090 – 1153) was a French abbot who was canonized by Pope Alexander III in 1174. In 1830 Pope Pius VIII bestowed upon Bernard the title “Doctor of the Church”

imageOn Wednesdays I participate in Words Crush Wednesday Favorite Quote Challenge hosted by Rebirth of Lisa. Check out the blog and join the fun.

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3 thoughts on “Trees and Stones – A Wednesday Words Crush Quote

    • Good Woman June 17, 2015 / 7:57 pm

      Thank you for reading and for taking the time to comment.

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