211. The branches of the tree may be gnarled but the form of the tree appears mighty to the passer-by, and the shade of its foliage shields the weary traveler. Pure thoughts are twined like branches, each is different but its growth strengthens the tree.
251. Enlightenment will never end. Learn by teaching others. You were not mistaken in expounding joy. Each tree blooms in joy but when shedding its leaves it grieves not, remembering the coming spring.
266. By removing you purify; by courage you assert; by resourcefulness you find. Better to hasten than to slumber in expectancy. Shape the log into beams and raise the dwelling.
304. New and useful ones will gather. And the tree of unity will flourish. –Leaves of Morya’s Garden 1924
II, vi, 14. One can demolish a house, one can cut a tree asunder, but how can one impede the plan of the Lords? –Leaves of Morya’s Garden 1925 -N. Roerich: Sergius the Builder, 1925