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

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One swallow does not make a summer.
- Aristotle

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

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

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

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

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Two birds fly past. They are needed somewhere.
- Robert Bly

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Cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They’re icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings.
- Mitchell Burgess

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Spring would not be spring without bird songs.
- Francis M. Chapman

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The sound of birds stops the noise in my mind.
- Carly Simon

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A Robin Redbreast in a cage Puts all Heaven in a Rage.
- William Blake

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

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A bird in the hand is a certainty, but a bird in the bush may sing.
- Bret Harte

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Coexistence what the farmer does with the turkey until Thanksgiving.
- Mike Connolly

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How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire!
- Belva Plain

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I know of only one bird the parrot that talks; and it can’t fly very high.
- Wilbur Wright

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When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head!
- William Blake

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Coming, going, the waterfowl Leaves not a trace, Nor does it need a guide.
- Dogen



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