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John Berry Quotes and Sayings

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The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
- John Berry

A good idea plus capable men cannot fail;
it is better than money in the bank.
- John Berry

If your library is not 'unsafe,' it probably isn't doing its job.
- John Berry

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb PHOTO

 

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
- Chinese proverb

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
- William Blake

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Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die,
life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes

Like a bird in flight, your life can soar
above the troubles of the world.
Breathe deep, choose, and break the shackles of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
- Madonna

The early bird gets the worm,
but the second mouse gets the cheese.
- Anonymous

You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird
or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
- Hal Borland

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
- Salvador Dali

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
- William Blake

In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm.
- Alan Perlis

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer,
it sings because it has a song.
- Lou Holtz

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims
like a duck and quacks like a duck,
I call that bird a duck.
- James Whitcomb Riley

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird:
it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to
fly while remaining an egg.
We are like eggs at present.
And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary,
decent egg.
We must be hatched or go bad.
- C. S. Lewis

However, I learned something.
I thought that if the young person, the student,
has poetry in him or her, to offer them help is like
offering a propeller to a bird.
- Norman MacCaig

The early bird catches the worm.
- William Camden

My heart is like a singing bird.
- Christina Rossetti

A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning,
as if supported by the rays of the sun,
a bird settled on the fire escape,
joy in the task of coffee,
joy accompanied me as I walked.
- Anais Nin

London is a roost for every bird.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The pigeon here is a beautiful bird,
of a delicate bronze colour,
tinged with pink about the neck, and the wings marked with green and purple.
- William John Wills

I can recognize the calls of practically every bird in North America.
There are some in Africa I don't know,
though.
- Roger Tory Peterson

I've got to give Larry Bird his due;
he was a great player.
He knew the game and he was smart.
- Dennis Rodman

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck,
we have at least to consider the possibility that we
have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
- Douglas Adams

No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird's throat;
Since Eden's freshness and man's fall No rose has been original.
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars,
because it is his natural characteristic,
so the artist works.
- Alma Gluck

History repeats itself, but the special call of an
art which has passed away is never reproduced.
It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song
of a destroyed wild bird.
- Joseph Conrad

I consider myself to have been the bridge between the
shotgun and the binoculars in bird watching.
Before I came along, the primary way to observe birds
was to shoot them and stuff them.
- Roger Tory Peterson

It has always been difficult to get Big Bird to be very pretty.
Big Bird in England is much more gorgeous.
- Jim Henson

Who gets the bird, the hunter or the dog?
- John Lewis

Faith without works is like a bird without wings;
though she may hop with her companions on earth,
yet she will never fly with them to heaven.
- Francis Beaumont

Thus the genetic basis to the origin of bird species
is to be sought in the inheritance of adult traits
that are subject to natural and sexual selection.
- Peter R. Grant

I feel akin to the Platypus.
An orphan in a family.
A swimmer, a recluse.
Part bird, part fish, part lizard.
- Trevor Dunn

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me;
I am a free human being with an independent will.
- Charlotte Bronte

Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight,
feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings,
knowing that she hath wings.
- Victor Hugo

We must force the government to stop the bird migration.
We must shoot all birds, field all our men and troops...
and force migratory birds to stay where they are.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

I don't ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or
the rising of the sun on a misty morning.
There they are, and they are beautiful.
- Pete Hamill

I love to swim in the nude and roam around the house in the nude.
You're just as free as a bird!
- Bettie Page

I don't, for the record, have a Tweety Bird fetish.
- Brian Lamb

For man, as for flower and beast and bird,
the supreme triumph is to be most vividly,
most perfectly alive.
- David Herbert Lawrence

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early
bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

How can I be in two places at once, unless I were a bird?
- Boyle Roche

I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
- James M. Barrie

I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself.
A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without
ever having felt sorry for itself.
- David Herbert Lawrence

The guy was infected with bird flu because he took a sick chicken,
slaughtered it and and then ate it.
- Thaksin Shinawatra

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.
- J. G. Holland

Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
- Spiro T. Agnew

People habitat has to take priority over bird habitat.
- Byron Dorgan

The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings.
The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement.
- Germaine Greer

I've known since I went to the national team when I
was very young that I was a different bird.
- Tiffeny Milbrett

The United States is a big country but unfortunately
it seems it has the brain of a little bird not befitting
the greatness of the country.
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Success is full of promise till one gets it,
and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I would rather learn from one bird how to sing than
to teach 10,000 stars how not to dance.
- e. e. cummings

I give bird songs to those who dwell in cities and have never heard them,
make rhythms for those who know only military marches or jazz,
and paint colors for those who see none.
- Olivier Messiaen

If one cannot catch a bird of paradise,
better take a wet hen.
- Nikita Khrushchev

A bird in hand is a certainty.
But a bird in the bush may sing.
- Bret Harte

There is no bird flu in commercial stocks.
- Michael E. Mann

Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us,
although the cockroach would miss us most.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

A forest bird never wants a cage.
- Henrik Ibsen

God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
- P. D. James

If you cannot catch a bird of paradise,
better take a wet hen.
- Nikita Khrushchev

It's like a bird.
If he knew what he was doing, he would fall.
- Carl Reiner

Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines.
It's the closest you can come to being a bird.
- Neil Armstrong

The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second
mouse that gets the cheese.
- Jeremy Paxman

I'm the gooney bird that walked to the bank.
I'm doing better than most of those guys who said I was crazy.
- Jimmy Piersall

I work as often as I want and yet I'm free as a bird.
- Ethel Merman


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