Lumberjack Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old lumberjack quotes, lumberjack sayings, and lumberjack proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Neither sleet nor rain nor a half inch of snow will compel me to dress like a lumberjack.     

Gayle Forman

A lumberjack! Leaping from tree to tree.     

Monty Python

I'm a lumberjack and I'm OK I sleep all night and I work all day.     

Monty Python

Will you tell me somethin', Mr. Lumberjack. Is it one for forward and three for back?     

Willie Nelson

Lumberjack chopping up the beat just swinging low.     

Prime Minister Pete Nice

I gave that notion up the day a lumberjack came in and it wasn't to pray.     

The Kingston Trio

Will you tell me somethin' Mr Lumberjack is it one for forward and three for back.      

Johnny Cash

I was your lumberjack but I can't stomach this I'm leavin' you, I'm not comin' back.     

Jamie N Commons

They be swinging on a trapper like a lumberjack.     

T.I.

You have many contacts among the lumberjacks.     

Bob Dylan

"Will you tell me somethin', Mr. Lumberjack Is it one for forward and three for back?"     

Willie Nelson

"The lumberjacks with their bloody axes Are on their knees"     

Ani DiFranco

"Can't let go of her lumberjack Got his name tattooed across her back"     

Deana Carter

Your girl take the wood lumberjack.     

Stormzy

A lumberjack with the travelling blues     

Mark Knopfler

"Lumberjack the fifth wonder I never slumber 'cause I keep it on the under"     

Boy Wonder

That's romantic and profound but now we're like lumberjacks holding the axes that brung it down.     

Lupe Fiasco

You're not a lumberjack trying to hack down a tree. You're a dancer, and the sword is an extension of your arm. Move with the blade and keep your eyes on your enemy's upper body, not their weapon.     

Julie Kagawa

Sometimes the Nonman would climb upon some wild pulpit, the mossed remains of a fallen tree, the humped back of a boulder, and paint wonders with his dark voice. Wonders and horrors both.     

R. Scott Bakker

The quiet rhythmic monotone of the wall of logs fills one with the rustic peace of a secluded nook in the woods.     

Gustav Stickley

The logs of wood which move down the river together Are driven apart by every wave. Such inevitable parting should not be the cause of misery.     

Siddha Nagarjuna

Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of wood. Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm.     

Carlo Collodi

When sudden deforestation and depopulation occur together, that's how you know a time-traveling lumberjack has crossed paths with his family tree.     

Bauvard

Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.     

Henry Ford

If I had four hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend the first two hours sharpening the axe     

Anonymous