1. The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.
2. Pan, who and what art thou?” he cried huskily. “I’m youth, I’m joy,” Peter answered at a venture, “I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
3. The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
4. 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.
5. She decided to free herself, dance into the wind, create a new language. And birds fluttered around her, writing “yes” in the sky.
6. In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.
7. It was my uncle who taught me about the birds and the bees. He sat me down one day and said, ‘Remember this, George, the birds fuck the bees.’ Then he told me he once banged a girl so hard her freckles came off.
8. And if they thought her aimless, if they thought her a bit mad, let them. It meant they left her alone. Marya was not aimless, anyway. She was thinking.
9. The bird dares to break the shell, then the shell breaks open and the bird can fly openly. This is the simplest principle of success. You dream, you dare and and you fly.
10. This is wonderful, wonderful! Be the bird. You are the bird. Sacrifice yourself to abandoned family values….
11. When the Sun of compassion arises darkness evaporates and the singing birds come from nowhere.
12. The robin flew from his swinging spray of ivy on to the top of the wall and he opened his beak and sang a loud, lovely trill, merely to show off. Nothing in the world is quite as adorably lovely as a robin when he shows off – and they are nearly always doing it.
13. I’m not prepared for Rue’s family. Her parents, whose faces are still fresh with sorrow. Her fiver younger siblings, who resemble her so closely. The slight builds, the luminous brown eyes. They form a flock of small dark birds.
14. Heavenly bodies are nests of invisible birds.
15. It’s time to make love, douse the glim; The fireflies twinkle and dim; The stars lean together Like birds of a feather, And the loin lies down with the limb.
16. The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagles own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
17. Soft feathers cannot make a cruel bird kind
18. I keep looking for one more teacher, only to find that fish learn from the water and birds learn from the sky.
19. Birds know themselves not to be at the center of anything, but at the margins of everything. The end of the map. We only live where someone’s horizon sweeps someone else’s. We are only noticed on the edge of things; but on the edge of things, we notice much.
20. Birds were created to record everything. They were not designed just to be beautiful jewels in the sky, but to serve as the eyes of heaven.
21. The past was like a bad dream; the future was all happy holiday as I moved Southwards week by week, easily, lazily, lingering as long as I dared, but always heeding the call!
22. He imagines a necessary joy in things that must fly to eat.
23. Small birds throw seeds out of the feeder; large birds pick them up off the ground, but the squirrels try to muscle in.
24. Birds are the eyes of Heaven.
25. though what bird in the best of circumstances does not look a little stricken?
26. There are stories in the air as thick as birds around me, he would say. I will save those stories from starving he would say. I have a great hunger for stories, he would say.
27. Here is the door of my mom’s house, well-remembered childhood portal. Here is the yard, and a set of wires that runs from the house to a wooden pole, and some fat birds sitting together on the wires, five of them lined up like beads on an abacus.
28. The crow flew closer, as if to hear its praises.
29. Not every hen lay eggs. Not every hen that lays eggs gets them hatched. Not everyone born with greatness becomes as such. Go, hatch your eggs.
30. Not every hen lay eggs. Not every hen that lays eggs gets them hatched. Not everyone born with greatness becomes as such. Go, hatch your eggs.
31. Scents were like rain, or birds. They left and came back.
32. From birds she learned how to sing; from cats she learned a form of dangerous independence.
33. Once upon a time, when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated.
34. I pray to the birds because they remind me of what I love rather than what I fear. And at the end of my prayers, they teach me how to listen.
35. The freedom of birds is an insult to me.
36. I love the freedom of my wings. I love the empty space above the ground. I rejoice in my freedom. Freedom is my religion. Peace is my God. Love is my worship.
37. Love is not only the story of butterflies or birds; it is also the story of jackals and hounds
38. You are not too small. No one is ever too small to offer help.
39. In winter, you fed the birds; and in summer, do the same thing! In winter, you gave them bread; and in summer, give them water!
40. Hey, ants!” she shouted. “Please help. Anteater is very hungry, but cannot find any food.
41. Unless you understand the pain and sufferings of the people, trees, birds and the nature, how can you understand God.
42. The call of the yellow-billed cuckoo of North America is often mistaken for a bloodhound drinking a bowl of milk. He goes coulp coulp coulp.
43. A goose flies by a chart the Royal Geographic Society could not improve.
44. That was the thing about Levantin: he loved the birds, but he really loved the places they brought him. When you spend your career in the confines of a gray suit, the pipits at dawn above timberline are even more wondrous.
45. Every bird, every tree, every flower reminds me what a blessing and privilege it is just to be alive.
46. The birds, the moon and the clouds have an important mission: To make mankind turn their eyes towards the skies! And so man can leave his own little local world and focus on something bigger, the universe!
47. Birds are sky bound; holding them down in a cage is wicked love.
48. Birds danced in an emerald sky.
49. Not humans, but birds often witness the most beautiful mornings in this world!
50. Birds cough out their lungs, fly with regret to places where their feet no longer freeze in ice. Birds start falling. Bees lie dying.
51. The biggest favor you can do to yourself is fly freely like birds.
52. The word precipice does not exist in the dictionary of birds!
53. The fierce beauty and proud independence of this great bird symbolizes the strength and freedom of America. But as latter-day citizens we shall fail our trust if we permit the eagle to disappear.
54. Pigeons fly, and they have no word for it.
55. Friend love and bird love forever.
56. His only solace came in following the peregrines. Hunting as haunting. Out in the fields, he was brought closer to wildness: he could step through the looking-glass and into the beyond-world. Out there, he was also able to forget the fact that he himself was ill.
57. As you read this, an estimated 400 billion individual feathered dinosaurs, of 10,000 species, can be found on earth, in almost every habitable environment. You need only step outside and look up into the trees and the wild blue skies to find them.
58. Cats are opportunistic predators by nature. If given a chance to kill a bird or other small animal, most cats will take it. That is just the way cats are made.
59. But once, a cardinal alighted on the kitchen windowsill and he found himself squinting long after it had flown away again, trying hard to hold on to its beauty.
60. We call them murmurations, but the Danish term, sort sol, is better: black sun.