Bird Quotes

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Bird Quotes and Quotations

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said. ~Victor Hugo

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

I always loved fish for the colors and birds for the plumage. In the same way, I loved those women of the cabaret. They were birds of paradise. ~Christian Louboutin

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

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

I don't know if this classifies as a video game, but I have a terrible obsession with Angry Birds. ~Yvonne Strahovski

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

I like a good mono track, it's right up front. I don't need all the surrounds telling me there are birds in the neighbourhood. ~Sam Raimi

I like to express certain things that happen in my life, the joy of spring, the birds singing and young babies coming into the world. You know, the whole thing as well as the part I'm not happy with, the sad part. ~Roy Haynes

I look out of this window and I think this is a cosmos, this is a huge creation, this is one small corner of it. The trees and birds and everything else and I'm part of it. I didn't ask to be put here, I've been lucky in finding myself here. ~Morris West

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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

I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn. ~Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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

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

I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. ~Joseph Addison

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

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

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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

In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety. ~Aiden Wilson Tozer

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

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

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

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

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

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

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up. ~Muhammad Ali

It's very likely that most mammals have consciousness, and probably birds, too. ~Richard Dawkins

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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

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

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

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

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

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My favorite weather is bird-chirping weather. ~Terri Guillemets

No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky. ~Bob Dylan

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

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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Pretty much the day I stopped being laureate, the poems that had been few and far between came back to me, like birds in the evening nesting in a tree. ~Andrew Motion

Seagulls... slim yachts of the element. ~Robinson Jeffers

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

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

The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds - the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall. ~Chuck Jones

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The Bible tells us that God will meet all our needs. He feeds the birds of the air and clothes the grass with the splendor of lilies. How much more, then, will He care for us, who are made in His image? Our only concern is to obey the heavenly Father and leave the consequences to Him. ~Charles Stanley

The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself. Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center. The birds were singing. It was spring. ~Burl Ives

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

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The ocean is 20 minutes away. Nature surrounds me 24/7. I wake up to the sounds of birds chirping. I also love that I can go out to dinner in jeans and flip-flops. ~Jordana Brewster

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

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

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

There have been as many varieties of socialists as there are wild birds that fly in the woods and sometimes go up and on through the clouds. ~Carl Sandburg

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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

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

Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art. ~Izaak Walton

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

Use those talents you have. You will make it. You will give joy to the world. Take this tip from nature: The woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except those who sang best. ~Bernard Meltzer

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Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. ~Henry Van Dyke

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

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

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

We like to praise birds for flying. But how much of it is actually flying, and how much of it is just sort of coasting from the previous flap? ~Jack Handey

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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

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

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

What I was trying to convey there was the kind of waste land that was left after the war. It was a bit like one always thinks of war, you know, stark scenery and no birds, no trees, no leaves, nothing living. And just emptiness. ~George Martin

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

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When nature made the blue-bird she wished to propitiate both the sky and the earth, so she gave him the color of the one on his back and the hue of the other on his breast. ~John Burroughs

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

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

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