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Birds Quotes

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Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Nature

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

My own gratitude list begins with health, family, friends,
and the beauty around me - from the butterflies and rainbows,
to the dolphins, to the birds, to the works produced by the human hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

 

Birds are indicators of the environment.
If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.
- Roger Tory Peterson

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles,
watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
- David Letterman

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Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where
they want when they want.
They have the kind of mobility many people envy.
- Roger Tory Peterson

There is nothing in which the birds differ more from
man than the way in which they can build and yet leave
a landscape as it was before.
- Robert Wilson Lynd

Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage,
or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb,
with great labor, and incessant anxiety,
but never reach the top.
- Robert Browning

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel
as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose Kennedy

I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars.
The rest I just squandered.
- George Best

I can find God in nature, in animals,
in birds and the environment.
- Pat Buckley

The moment a little boy is concerned with which is
a jay and which is a sparrow,
he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
- Eric Berne

The parish I live in is a very abrupt,
uneven country, full of hills and woods,
and therefore full of birds.
- Gilbert White

What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the
bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Wax myrtle: The birds love this stuff.
- Mike Thompson

The show is being changed right now,
by the way.
Jeff Burke is doing it for the Magic Kingdom.
And I think it will be better, with new birds,
master of ceremonies, etc.
- John Hench

Be grateful for luck.
Pay the thunder no mind - listen to the birds.
And don't hate nobody.
- Eubie Blake

Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in,
and those inside equally desperate to get out.
- Michel de Montaigne

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand.
I beat people up.
- Muhammad Ali (world champion boxer)

We go fish, we also catch fighting fish,
looking for birds and it was for kampong people,
the paddy field was our the play field for the children.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Did St. Francis preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really
liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats.
- Rebecca West

To a man, ornithologists are tall, slender,
and bearded so that they can stand motionless for hours,
imitating kindly trees, as they watch for birds.
- Gore Vidal

I think people who don't believe in God are crazy.
How can you say there is no God when you hear the birds
singing these beautiful songs you didn't make?
- Little Richard

Hempseed produces no observable high for humans or birds.
- Jack Herer

But hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance
seldom reached by the best of Guns.
- John James Audubon

Even in a less exaggerated description,
any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself
employing an assortment of waterfalls,
lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc.
- Sergei Eisenstein

Feathers predate birds.
- Robert T. Bakker

Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation
affirming my connection to the earth body.
- Carol P. Christ

Predators make it much more difficult to find consensus.
It's a lot easier to agree about birds and plants than
about animals that endanger people and livestock.
- Gale Norton

Hear the birds? Sometimes I like to pretend that I'm
deaf and I try to imagine what it's like not to be able to hear them.
It's not that bad.
- Larry David

The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who...
looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space...
on the infinite highway of the air.
- Wilbur Wright

The structure of a play is always the story of how
the birds came home to roost.
- Arthur Miller

The most ordinary conditions for observing sailing
birds are then the wind and sea are both aft.
- Lawrence Hargrave

Birds evolved from a small raptor like theropod.
- Robert T. Bakker

I hope you love birds too.
It is economical.
It saves going to heaven.
- Emily Dickinson

Self-help books are for the birds.
Self-help groups are where it's at.
- Janice Dickinson

In Georgia where children work day and night in the
cotton mills they have just passed a bill to protect song birds.
What about the little children from whom all song is gone?
- Mary Harris Jones

It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds
should be awake earlier than you.
- Abu Bakr

In many ways, I regard Sharon and Arafat as birds of a feather.
- Amos Oz

Having done something like The Thorn Birds gives you enormous longevity.
You can keep picking and choosing the roles for a bit longer.
- Rachel Ward

In Kenya you've got the great birds and monkeys leaping
through the trees overhead.
It's a chance to remember what the world is really like.
- Joanna Lumley

Whores don't live in company of poor men,
citizens never support a weak company and birds don't
build nests on a tree that doesn't bear fruits.
- Chanakya

It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries.
- John Masefield

There's an unseen force which lets birds know when
you've just washed your car.
- Denis Norden

I used to have this little mouse.
I buy birds from the pet store and I let them go.
- Ziggy Marley

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

Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer,
simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.
- Doug Coupland

Women and birds are able to see without turning their heads,
and that is indeed a necessary provision for they are
both surrounded by enemies.
- James Stephens

When you have birds you stare at them a lot and their
eyes are recessed on their head.
When they look at something they tilt their head in a quizzical expression.
- Ted Rall

I used to live a very social life and never spend much
solitary time looking at birds or reading.
- Lynda Barry

If worms carried pistols, birds wouldn't eat 'em.
- Darrell Royal

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
- Aesop

Consider the birds.
Be wise as serpents.
- Hilda Doolittle

Most of the birds of the Old World can be found here,
as Oman is on a strategic route for migrating birds.
- Saadi

If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
- Charles Lindbergh

In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature,
large and small - the sounds of wind and water,
the sounds of birds and insects - must inevitably find
their analogues in music.
- George Crumb

I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds,
or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could.
- John James Audubon

What birds can have their bills more peculiarly formed than the ibis,
the spoonbill, and the heron?
- Alfred Russel Wallace

Novelists do not write as birds sing,
by the push of nature.
It is part of the job that there should be much routine
and some daily stuff on the level of carpentry.
- William Golding

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

Much talking is the cause of danger.
Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune.
The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage.
Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.
- Saskya Pandita

When birds burp, it must taste like bugs.
- Bill Watterson

Human beings are the only animal that thinks they change
who they are simply by moving to a different place.
Birds migrate, but it's not quite the same thing.
- Doug Coupland

Closely related species of birds are also chromosomally similar.
- Peter R. Grant

Animal substance seems to be the first food of all birds,
even the granivorous tribes.
- William Bartram

I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather
have birds than airplanes.
- Charles Lindbergh

Make no mistake about it.
These are not 'kookie' birds.
Right now the greatest player, the big tent on the
political scene in America,
is called the Tea Party movement.
- Dick Armey

Some tribes of birds will relieve and rear up the young and helpless,
of their own and other tribes, when abandoned.
- William Bartram

A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often.
Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air,
high as birds, high as prices.
- William Lyon Phelps


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