3. "Never try to knock on rotten wood."
- Quote by Sylvia Plath
5. "A stick is not only wood but the negation of wood. It is the meeting in space of wood and no-wood. A stick is finite and unextended wood, a fact determined by its own denial."
- Thomas Wolfe, Look Homeward
8. "I read like the flame reads the wood."
- Quote by Alfred Döblin
10. "A tree without roots is just a piece of wood."
- Quote by Marco Pierre White