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Perchance Quotes

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The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

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Should I perchance still feel after my death,
I would no longer have any doubt, but I would most
certainly give the lie to anyone asserting before me that I was dead.
- Giacomo Casanova

God's justice, tardy though it prove perchance,
Rests never on the track until it reach Delinquency.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

Today is you own.
Tomorrow perchance may never come.
- Swami Sivananda

 

Perchance the chemist is already damned and the guardian the blackest.
- Lewis Gilbert

But God, who is the beginning of all things,
is not to be regarded as a composite being,
lest perchance there should be found to exist elements
prior to the beginning itself,
out of which everything is composed,
whatever that be which is called composite.
- Origen

The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would
have more power over me than any other whatsoever,
for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch.
- George Byron

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Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul -
and sings the tunes without the words -
and never stops at all.
- Emily Dickinson

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

Prayers were held in Assembly Hall.
We all perched in rows on wooden benches while teachers
sat up on the platform in armchairs,
facing us.
- Roald Dahl

I like conventions.
I like meeting and greeting.
I'm perched on that edge where I'm getting more attention
than I quite know what to do with,
though.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Whenever I heard the song of a bird and the answering call of its mate,
I could visualize the notes in scale,
all built up within my consciousness as a natural symphony.
- William Christopher Handy

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

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

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

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

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

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

I'd like to think that the nature of the two teams -
Boston being a championship team over the years and the Lakers,
same thing - was a lot bigger than Larry Bird or Magic Johnson.
- Oscar Robertson

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

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

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

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

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

London is a roost for every bird.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Put a bird cage near the window so that the bird can
see the sky? It's much better to look than not to,
even if it hurts.
- Klaus Kinski

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

My heart is like a singing bird.
- Christina Rossetti

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

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

If I could come back as anything - I'd be a bird,
first, but definitely the command key is my second choice.
- Nikki Giovanni

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

I'm not really a bird person or an Audubon guy who studies them,
but as I was around them, they interested me.
- Gordon Lightfoot

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

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


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