Birds Quotes, Sayings about birds

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

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Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.
– Chinese Proverb

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Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?
– Rose Kennedy

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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

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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 Lynd

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One swallow does not make a summer.
– Aristotle

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

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I know why the caged bird sings.
– Maya Angelou

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

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I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
– Coco Chanel

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The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
– Victor Hugo

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

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

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The early bird may get the worm, but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.
– Jeremy Paxman

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London is a roost for every bird.
– Benjamin Disraeli

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

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God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
– Jacques Deval

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A crow Perched on a withered tree In the autumn evening.
– Basho

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I’m very happy being me, although sometimes I’d love to be a bird so that I could fly.
– Joy Fielding

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