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Bird Quotes

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When I was a kid I had this funny blond hair and everyone
called me 'Chick' because I looked like Tweety Bird.
- Nicky Hilton

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

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

If one 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

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

Like bones to the human body, the axle to the wheel,
the wing to the bird, and the air to the wing,
so is liberty the essence of life.
Whatever is done without it is imperfect.
- Jose Marti

When you have seen one ant, one bird,
one tree, you have not seen them all.
- E. O. Wilson

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

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

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

Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The early bird catches the worm.
- William Camden

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

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

What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet,
so natural that God has given a stream,
a fish, a beast, a bird?
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Praises for our past triumphs are as feathers to a dead bird.
- Paul Eldridge

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

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

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

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

For me, the vast marvel is to be alive.
For man, or for flowers or beast or bird,
the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive.
- Al Purdy

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

Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.
- Lady Bird Johnson

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

Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her,
still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
- Victor Hugo

A clock struck out the hour of twelve,
and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we
marched out to the roadway,
and followed our merry pipers home to town.
- Patrick MacGill

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

Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it.
Even a flower is ugly when it wilts,
a bird when it seeks its prey,
the ocean when it becomes violent.
- Sharon Tate

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

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

Perfect as the wing of a bird may be,
it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air.
Facts are the air of science.
Without them a man of science can never rise.
- Ivan Pavlov

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

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

Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience.
A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
- Walter Benjamin

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

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

Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is
a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes

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

Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see
the natural forces which will enable us to fly from
continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of a bird.
- Simon Newcomb

He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held
to his middle-aged breast.
- Herbert Gold

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

The early bird gets the worm.The early worm...
gets eaten.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

My heart is like a singing bird.
- Christina Rossetti

London is a roost for every bird.
- Benjamin Disraeli

It's best to have failure happen early in life.
It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes.
- Anne Baxter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Twelve to 15 years of acting school,
and I am being a bird.
- Joe Pantoliano


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