Birds Quotes

Marriage is like a cage one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
Jacques Deval

Turkish prove - for the birds that cannot soar, god has provided...
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 Burton
Jack handey deep thoughts - we like to praise birds for flying. but how much...
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 Lynd, The Blue Lion and Other Essays

It marriage happens as with cages the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to getting out.
D. A. Battista
Use what talents you have; the woods would have little music if no birds sang their song except those who sang best.
Reverend Oliver G. Wilson
Old birds are hard to pluck.
German prove
How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire.
Belva Plain
If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
Joseph Addison
No sun - No moon! No morn - No noon - No dawn - No dusk - No proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member - No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!
Thomas Hood (1799 - 1845), in the poem called No!
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Johann von Goethe
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best.
Unknown
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Use what talent you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Charles lindbergh, interview shortly before his death, 1974 - i realized that if i had to choose, i would...
Never look for birds of this year in the nests of the last.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
David Letterman
What a cunning mixture of sentiment, pity, tenderness, irony surrounds adolescence, what knowing watchfulness Young birds on their first flight are hardly so hovered around.
Georges Bernanos
Use the talents you possess - - For the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best.
Unknown
Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them.
Dr. Martin Henry Fische
Since the dawn of time there have been those among us who have been willing to go to extraordinary lengths to gain access to that domain normally reserved for birds, angels, and madmen.
Steven B. Beach, Paraglider magazine, Vol. 1 No. 2
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
Aesop, The Jay and the Peacock
The bird has an honor that man does not have. Man lives in the traps of his abdicated laws and traditions but the birds live according to the natural law of God who causes the earth to turn around the sun.
Kahlil Gibran
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
Emily Dickinson
I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.
George Best
Every year, back come Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants.
Dorothy Parke
We have flown the air like birds and swum the seas like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.
Martin Luther King Jr.
How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire!
Belva Plain
Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
Dale Carnegie
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