3. "AC (AC) AK, or AKE. Being initials in the names of places, as Acton, signify an oak, from the Saxon ac, an oak. Gibson's Camden."
- Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language (Complete and Unabridged in Two Volumes)
8. "A large oak tree is just a little nut that refused to give up."
- Quote by David McGee
10. "If you're an oak you don't pretend you are a flower"
- Quote by Bashō Matsuo