Birds Quotes

Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.

Jacques Deval

I know why the caged bird sings.

Maya Angelou

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

William Blake

The bluebird carries the sky on his back.

Henry David Thoreau

Birds of a feather will gather together.

Robert Burton

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

Roger Tory Peterson

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

Charles Lindbergh

The birds will soon settle that question.

Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Augustus

Better a debauched canary than a pious wolf.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

Aesop

There are no birds in last year's nest

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Alexander Pope

Blackbirds are the cellos of the deep farms

Anne Stevenson

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

Aesop

You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren.

William Henry Hudson

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

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

J.G. Holland

A forest bird never wants a cage.

Henrik Ibsen

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

Aesop

I was honestly very nervous of Constance Wheatcroft. And I wasn't the only one. Her entire family was afraid of her. Dogs were afraid of her. Bindweed in the hedge would wither as she passed; birds would forget their nesting instincts and fly back to north Africa at the sound of her hideous cries.

Tom Baker

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

Chinese Proverb

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

Joseph Addison

When birds burp, it must taste like bugs.

Bill Watterson

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Updated On : November 26, 2013
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