Birds Quotes, Sayings about birds - Page 2

A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
– Maya Angelou

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
– Salvador Dali

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
– Langston Hughes

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

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

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

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

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

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

One swallow does not make a summer.
– Aristotle

I know why the caged bird sings.
– Maya Angelou

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

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

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

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

Sweet bird! thy bow’r is ever green, Thy sky is ever clear; thou has’t no sorrow in thy song, No winter in thy year.
– John Logan

At the sight of blackbirds Flying in a green light, Even the bawds of euphony Would cry out sharply.
– Wallace Stevens

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
– David Letterman

Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind listen to the birds.
And don’t hate nobody.
– Eubie Blake

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