The one who plants trees, knowing that they will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.

Rabindranath Tagore

If your plan is for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for ten years, plant trees. If your plan is for a hundred years, educate children.

Confucius

Industry without art is brutality.

Ananda Coomaraswamy

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.

Chinese proverb