Authors that match 'bird'.

Brad Bird American Cartoonist (1957-)
Caroline Bird (-)
Isabella Bird English Writer (1831-1904)
Larry Bird American Coach (1956-)
Rose E. Bird (-)
Lady Bird Johnson American First Lady (1912-2007)

Quotations that match 'bird'.

And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it's really refreshing. Jenna Elfman
[ Bird Character Dharma Especially Found Free Inspiring More Neurotic Playing Rare Really Refreshing Television Than Think Thought Time Unique Very Were Women]
History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird. Joseph Conrad
[ Art Away Bird Call Destroyed Gone History Itself Never Out Passed Repeats Reproduced Song Special Utterly Which Wild World]
Use those talents you have. You will make it. You will give joy to the world. Take this tip from nature: The woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except those who sang best. Bernard Meltzer
[ Best Birds Except Give Joy Make Nature Place Sang Silent Take Talents Those Tip Use Very Will Woods World Would]
No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky. Bob Dylan
[ Birds Chained Even Free Sky]
But hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance seldom reached by the best of Guns. John James Audubon
[ Best Birds Distance Flying Great Guns Hopes Reached Seldom Shy]
I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment. Pat Buckley Environmental
[ Animals Birds Environment Find God Nature]
I am decidedly of the opinion that in very many instances we can trace such a necessary connexion, especially among birds, and often with more complete success than in the case which I have here attempted to explain. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Am Among Attempted Birds Case Complete Connexion Decidedly Especially Explain Here Instances Many More Necessary Often Opinion Success Such Than Trace Very Which]
Self-help books are for the birds. Self-help groups are where it's at. Janice Dickinson
[ Birds Books Groups Self-Help Where]
Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise. Tommy Douglas
[ Air Bird Could Earth Fish Fly Ground Into Man Mole Now Ocean Only Paradise Swim Under Walk Would]
Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers. Yevgeny Yevtushenko
[ Bird Frontiers Ignores Poetry]
I look out of this window and I think this is a cosmos, this is a huge creation, this is one small corner of it. The trees and birds and everything else and I'm part of it. I didn't ask to be put here, I've been lucky in finding myself here. Morris West
[ Ask Been Birds Corner Cosmos Creation Else Everything Finding Here Huge Look Lucky Myself Out Part Put Small Think Trees Window]
In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety. Aiden Wilson Tozer
[ Almost Anxiety Birds Earth Everyday Everything Free God Life Maker Our Pleased Praise Sing Soar Touches Wills Without]
It has always been difficult to get Big Bird to be very pretty. Big Bird in England is much more gorgeous. Jim Henson
[ Always Been Big Bird Difficult England Get Gorgeous More Much Pretty Very]
The second purchase was my ranch, Mockingbird Hill. The third purchase was Longhorn cattle. Janine Turner
[ Cattle Hill Purchase Ranch Second Third]
The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities. James Allen
[ Achievement Acorn Angel Bird Dream Dreams Egg First Greatest Highest Oak Realities Sleeps Soul Stirs Time Vision Waits Waking]
Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent. Sharon Tate
[ Becomes Bird Even Everything Flower Ocean Prey Realistic Seeks Some Sort Ugliness Ugly Violent Wilts]
The pigeon here is a beautiful bird, of a delicate bronze colour, tinged with pink about the neck, and the wings marked with green and purple. William John Wills
[ Beautiful Bird Bronze Colour Delicate Green Here Marked Neck Pigeon Pink Purple Tinged Wings]
He started pushing to make birdies and you don't do that when you're down. Vijay Singh
[ Down Make Pushing Started]
A forest bird never wants a cage. Henrik Ibsen
[ Bird Cage Forest Never Wants]
Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them. Martin Henry Fischer Science
[ Birds Could Eat Except Half Might Modern Out Them Thrown Well Window]
I would rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach 10,000 stars how not to dance. e. e. cummings
[ Bird Dance How Learn Rather Sing Stars Teach Than Would]
It's like this - these five members have been influenced of course by other groups, because that's where this generation's groups came from - an environment like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, and The Who. People like that. Alice Cooper
[ Beatles Because Been Came Course Environment Five Generation Groups Influenced Members Other Rolling Stones These Where]
The parish I live in is a very abrupt, uneven country, full of hills and woods, and therefore full of birds. Gilbert White
[ Abrupt Birds Country Full Hills Live Parish Therefore Uneven Very Woods]
It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes. Anne Baxter
[ Ashes Best Bird Early Failure Happen Life Phoenix Rise Up Wakes]
Turkeys, quails, and small birds, are here to be seen; but birds are not numerous in desart forests; they draw near to the habitations of men, as I have constantly observed in all my travels. William Bartram
[ Birds Constantly Draw Forests Here Men Near Numerous Observed Seen Small Travels Turkeys]
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. Joseph Addison
[ Being Cherries Frankly Fruit Full Garden Give More Songs Than Their Them Value Very]
I feel akin to the Platypus. An orphan in a family. A swimmer, a recluse. Part bird, part fish, part lizard. Trevor Dunn
[ Akin Bird Family Feel Fish Lizard Orphan Part Platypus Recluse Swimmer]
Most of the birds of the Old World can be found here, as Oman is on a strategic route for migrating birds. Saadi
[ Birds Found Here Most Old Route Strategic World]
We must force the government to stop the bird migration. We must shoot all birds, field all our men and troops... and force migratory birds to stay where they are. Vladimir Zhirinovsky
[ Bird Birds Field Force Government Men Migration Migratory Must Our Shoot Stay Stop Troops Where]
This music that was supposed to only come from tapes like in any restaurant. Something would happened. One bird will start to do a little jazz thing, and another bird will start to answer. John Hench
[ Another Answer Any Bird Come Happened Jazz Little Music Only Restaurant Something Start Supposed Tapes Thing Will Would]
For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Alive Beast Bird Flower Man Most Perfectly Supreme Triumph Vividly]
The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp. John Berry
[ Bird Does Grasp Hand Only Paradise Upon]
The early bird gets the worm.The early worm... gets eaten. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Bird Early Eaten Gets Worm]
A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices. William Lyon Phelps
[ Air Birds Books Fly Hands High Him His Likely Little Means Often Past Prices Slip Suffer Through]
It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries. John Masefield
[ Birds Cries Full Warm West Wind]
I want the people of New Jersey to jump off a cliff like Kurt Vonnegut so I can show them how to fly. This way, nobody needs to grow any wings, which would be impossible anyway because we're humans and not some kind of bird. Richie Sambora
[ Any Anyway Because Bird Cliff Fly Grow How Humans Impossible Jersey Jump Kind Kurt Needs New Nobody Off Show Some Them Want Way Which Wings Would]
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. Aesop
[ Birds Feathers Fine Make Only]
Feathers predate birds. Robert T. Bakker
[ Birds Feathers]
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. Rabindranath Tagore Faith
[ Bird Dark Dawn Faith Feels Light Still]
I work as often as I want and yet I'm free as a bird. Ethel Merman
[ Bird Free Often Want Work Yet]
Mr. Speaker, for the last 5 years I have been working with a bipartisan group of my colleagues to make it illegal to continue the barbaric practice of game bird and illegal dog fighting. Earl Blumenauer
[ Barbaric Been Bipartisan Bird Colleagues Continue Dog Fighting Game Group Illegal Last Make Mr Practice Speaker Working Years]
When I was a kid I had this funny blond hair and everyone called me 'Chick' because I looked like Tweety Bird. Nicky Hilton
[ Because Bird Blond Called Chick Everyone Funny Had Hair Kid Looked]
However, I learned something. I thought that if the young person, the student, has poetry in him or her, to offer them help is like offering a propeller to a bird. Norman MacCaig
[ Bird Help Her Him However Learned Offer Offering Person Poetry Something Student Them Thought Young]
Make no mistake about it. These are not 'kookie' birds. Right now the greatest player, the big tent on the political scene in America, is called the Tea Party movement. Dick Armey
[ America Big Birds Called Greatest Make Mistake Movement Now Party Player Political Right Scene Tea Tent These]
Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven. Francis Beaumont
[ Bird Companions Earth Faith Fly Heaven Her Hop May Never She Them Though Will Wings Without Works Yet]
Praises for our past triumphs are as feathers to a dead bird. Paul Eldridge
[ Bird Dead Feathers Our Past Praises Triumphs]
How can I be in two places at once, unless I were a bird? Boyle Roche
[ Bird How Once Places Two Unless Were]
There is no bird flu in commercial stocks. Michael E. Mann
[ Bird Commercial Flu Stocks]
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance. e. e. cummings
[ Bird Dance How Learn Rather Sing Stars Teach Ten Than Thousand]
The United States is a big country but unfortunately it seems it has the brain of a little bird not befitting the greatness of the country. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Befitting Big Bird Brain Country Greatness Little Seems States Unfortunately United]
Mike Nichols asked if I would do The Birdcage. Mike and I are dear friends but he had never offered me a feature role in a movie. My television career opened other doors for me. Christine Baranski
[ Asked Career Dear Doors Feature Friends Had Mike Movie Never Nichols Offered Opened Other Role Television Would]
Evolutionary biologists are not content merely to explain how variation occurs within limits, however. They aspire to answer a much broader question-which is how complex organisms like birds, and flowers, and human beings came into existence in the first place. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Answer Aspire Beings Biologists Birds Broader Came Complex Content Evolutionary Existence Explain First Flowers How However Human Into Limits Merely Much Occurs Organisms Place Variation Within]
Time sometimes flies like a bird, sometimes crawls like a snail; but a man is happiest when he does not even notice whether it passes swiftly or slowly. Ivan Turgenev
[ Bird Does Even Flies Happiest Man Notice Passes Slowly Snail Sometimes Swiftly Time Whether]
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest. J. G. Holland
[ Bird Does Every Food Gives God Into Nest Throw]
In many ways, I regard Sharon and Arafat as birds of a feather. Amos Oz
[ Arafat Birds Feather Many Regard Sharon Ways]
God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest. P. D. James
[ Bird Does Every Gives God His Into Nest Throw Worm]
Whores don't live in company of poor men, citizens never support a weak company and birds don't build nests on a tree that doesn't bear fruits. Chanakya
[ Bear Birds Build Citizens Company Fruits Live Men Nests Never Poor Support Tree Weak Whores]
I like to express certain things that happen in my life, the joy of spring, the birds singing and young babies coming into the world. You know, the whole thing as well as the part I'm not happy with, the sad part. Roy Haynes
[ Babies Birds Certain Coming Express Happen Happy Into Joy Know Life Part Sad Singing Spring Thing Things Well Whole World Young]
A clock struck out the hour of twelve, and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we marched out to the roadway, and followed our merry pipers home to town. Patrick MacGill
[ Bird Clock Followed Home Hour Marched Merry Our Out Singing Still Struck Town Twelve]
Put a bird cage near the window so that the bird can see the sky? It's much better to look than not to, even if it hurts. Klaus Kinski
[ Better Bird Cage Even Hurts Look Much Near Put See Sky Than Window]
You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet. Hal Borland Nature
[ Accuse Bird Challenge Ideology Squirrel Subversion Suspicious Tree Violet]
Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation affirming my connection to the earth body. Carol P. Christ
[ Affirming Become Birds Body Connection Daily Earth Meditation Part Watching]
Animal substance seems to be the first food of all birds, even the granivorous tribes. William Bartram
[ Animal Birds Even First Food Seems Substance Tribes]
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 Nature
[ Birds Boy Concerned Hear Jay Little Longer Moment See Sing Sparrow Them Which]
In The Touch, the love scenes are the same as they were in The Thorn Birds or anything else I've ever written. I find a way of saying that either it was heaven or hell but in a way that still leaves room for the reader to use their own imagination. Colleen McCullough
[ Anything Birds Either Else Ever Find Heaven Hell Imagination Leaves Love Own Reader Room Same Saying Scenes Still Their Thorn Touch Use Way Were Written]
If worms carried pistols, birds wouldn't eat 'em. Darrell Royal
[ Birds Carried Eat Em Pistols Worms]
I gave away two dogs years ago because I felt guilty at not being able to give them the time and attention they deserved. I now regularly feed an army of squirrels and wild birds around our house. Mike Farrell
[ Able Ago Army Around Attention Away Because Being Birds Deserved Dogs Feed Felt Gave Give Guilty House Now Our Regularly Squirrels Them Time Two Wild Years]
It's like a bird. If he knew what he was doing, he would fall. Carl Reiner
[ Bird Doing Fall Knew Would]
Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It's very special to me. Larry Wilcox
[ Alone Along Another Back Beach Being Birds Camping Games Go Great Hiking Jogging Listen Look Nature Outdoors Playing Running Singing Sit Sometimes Special Take Their Thing Very Walking]
Like bones to the human body, the axle to the wheel, the wing to the bird, and the air to the wing, so is liberty the essence of life. Whatever is done without it is imperfect. Jose Marti
[ Air Bird Body Bones Done Essence Human Imperfect Liberty Life Whatever Wheel Wing Without]
The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds - the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall. Chuck Jones
[ Against Author Birds Chickens Dried Flowers Henry Noise Once Rattling Smell Taught Unexpected Value Wall Were Wrote]
Women and birds are able to see without turning their heads, and that is indeed a necessary provision for they are both surrounded by enemies. James Stephens
[ Able Birds Both Enemies Heads Indeed Necessary Provision See Surrounded Their Turning Without Women]
People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something. Soren Kierkegaard
[ Animal Birds Breeds Commonly Existence Fall Fish Freak Grotesque Human Into Mountains New Over Rivers See Seen Something Stars Think Travel World]
Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most. Joseph Wood Krutch
[ Along Although Bird Both Cockroach Get Miss Most Us Very Well Without Would]
When we seed millions of acres of land with these plants, what happens to foraging birds, to insects, to microbes, to the other animals, when they come in contact and digest plants that are producing materials ranging from plastics to vaccines to pharmaceutical products? Jeremy Rifkin
[ Acres Animals Birds Come Contact Digest Happens Insects Land Materials Millions Other Pharmaceutical Plants Producing Products Ranging Seed These Vaccines]
For me, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, or for flowers or beast or bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive. Al Purdy
[ Alive Beast Bird Flowers Man Marvel Most Perfectly Supreme Triumph Vast Vividly]
I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty powerful influence on me. Ronnie Montrose
[ Beck Fillmore Influence Jeff Jimmy Old Original Page Powerful Pretty Say Seeing Would]
The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression. Gary Larson
[ Absent Bluebird Chicken Depression Happiness His Life Long Ned Visited]
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. William Blake Friendship
[ Bird Friendship Man Nest Spider Web]
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air. Wilbur Wright
[ Air Ancestors Birds Desire Down Fly Freely Handed Highway Idea Infinite Looked Our Soaring Space Through Us]
Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about. Saskya Pandita
[ Avoiding Birds Cage Cause Danger Fly Freely Means Misfortune Much Other Parrot Shut Silence Speech Talkative Talking Up Without]
When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. Marv Levy
[ Bird Call Creature Father Fun Happy Hunting Kill Laying Morning Shot Something Struck Twelve Up Went Why Woke]
What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing. Jay Inslee
[ Act Any Bird Endangered Enforcement Ensure Fish Habitat Mechanism Nest Nothing Protected River Species Their Tree Without]
I've known since I went to the national team when I was very young that I was a different bird. Tiffeny Milbrett
[ Bird Different Known National Since Team Very Went Young]
The early bird catches the worm. William Camden
[ Bird Catches Early Worm]
I'm the gooney bird that walked to the bank. I'm doing better than most of those guys who said I was crazy. Jimmy Piersall
[ Bank Better Bird Crazy Doing Guys Most Said Than Those Walked]
Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings. Victor Hugo
[ Away Bending Beneath Bird Branch Feels Frail Her Knowing Perched Same She Sings Still Wings]
He's sitting in the catbird seat. Red Barber
[ Seat Sitting]
I love to swim in the nude and roam around the house in the nude. You're just as free as a bird! Bettie Page
[ Around Bird Free House Just Love Nude Roam Swim]
Birds evolved from a small raptor like theropod. Robert T. Bakker
[ Birds Evolved Small]
In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature, large and small - the sounds of wind and water, the sounds of birds and insects - must inevitably find their analogues in music. George Crumb
[ Birds Broader Find Inevitably Insects Large Music Must Nature Rhythms Sense Small Sounds Their Water Wind]
Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain. Doug Coupland
[ Attain Because Being Birds Finer May Miracle Prove Simpler State Strive Us Which]
There have been as many varieties of socialists as there are wild birds that fly in the woods and sometimes go up and on through the clouds. Carl Sandburg
[ Been Birds Clouds Fly Go Many Socialists Sometimes Through Up Varieties Wild Woods]
I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after. Wallace Stevens
[ After Beauty Just Know Prefer Which Whistling]
Hear the birds? Sometimes I like to pretend that I'm deaf and I try to imagine what it's like not to be able to hear them. It's not that bad. Larry David
[ Able Bad Birds Deaf Hear Imagine Pretend Sometimes Them Try]
A duck's nest was found today near the trail on the dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near. The bird flew off but could not tell what species. The eggs nine originally. George Mercer Dawson
[ Bird Could Dry Duck Eggs Far Flew Found Marsh Near Nest Nine Off Open Originally Prairie Seen Species Tell Today Trail Water]
Consider the birds. Be wise as serpents. Hilda Doolittle
[ Birds Consider Serpents Wise]
To a man, ornithologists are tall, slender, and bearded so that they can stand motionless for hours, imitating kindly trees, as they watch for birds. Gore Vidal
[ Bearded Birds Hours Imitating Kindly Man Motionless Slender Stand Tall Trees Watch]
Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works. Alma Gluck
[ Artist Because Bird Butterfly Characteristic His Just Natural Sings Soars Works]
The most ordinary conditions for observing sailing birds are then the wind and sea are both aft. Lawrence Hargrave
[ Birds Both Conditions Most Observing Ordinary Sailing Sea Then Wind]
What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet, so natural that God has given a stream, a fish, a beast, a bird? Pedro Calderon de la Barca
[ Beast Bird Deny Fish Gift Given God Law Natural Reason Stream Sweet]
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages. Spiro T. Agnew
[ Bird Bottom Fit Line Newspapers Only Some]
When birds burp, it must taste like bugs. Bill Watterson
[ Birds Bugs Must Taste]
Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes
[ Bird Broken Cannot Dreams Fast Fly Hold Life Them Winged Without Your]
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. George Eliot
[ Autumn Bird Delicious Earth Fly Seeking Soul Successive Very Wedded Were Would]
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. Henry Van Dyke
[ Best Birds Except Possess Sang Silent Talents Those Use Very Woods Would]
Novelists do not write as birds sing, by the push of nature. It is part of the job that there should be much routine and some daily stuff on the level of carpentry. William Golding
[ Birds Carpentry Daily Job Level Much Nature Novelists Part Push Routine Should Sing Some Stuff Write]
In Kenya you've got the great birds and monkeys leaping through the trees overhead. It's a chance to remember what the world is really like. Joanna Lumley
[ Birds Chance Got Great Kenya Leaping Monkeys Overhead Really Remember Through Trees World]
I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life - but there was no one to tell me. George Washington Carver
[ Beast Bird Color Every Flower Got Insect Know Life Name Stone Tell Wanted Where]
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top. Robert Burton
[ Ambitious Anxiety Birds Cage Chain Climb Dogs Great Incessant Labor Men Never Reach Squirrels Still Top Wheel]
I've got to give Larry Bird his due; he was a great player. He knew the game and he was smart. Dennis Rodman
[ Bird Due Game Give Got Great His Knew Larry Player Smart]
I used to live a very social life and never spend much solitary time looking at birds or reading. Lynda Barry
[ Birds Life Live Looking Much Never Reading Social Solitary Spend Time Used Very]
London is a roost for every bird. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Bird Every London Roost]
I invented animals and birds - I had about two dozen. After working on them for six months, I sat down and just for fun wrote two dozen poems to accompany the drawings. It was for no one to every see, but a friend sent me in to an editor. Jack Prelutsky
[ Accompany After Animals Birds Down Dozen Drawings Editor Every Friend Fun Had Invented Just Months Poems Sat See Sent Six Them Two Working Wrote]
I marched back then - I was in a civil-rights musical, Fly Blackbird, and we met Martin Luther King. George Takei
[ Back Fly King Luther Marched Martin Met Musical Then]
A bird in hand is a certainty. But a bird in the bush may sing. Bret Harte
[ Bird Bush Certainty Hand May Sing]
Taking Big Bird away from our five year olds, lunch money away from our ten year olds, job training programs away from our fifteen year olds, and college loans away from our twenty year olds is a disgrace. John Murray
[ Away Big Bird College Disgrace Fifteen Five Job Loans Lunch Money Olds Our Programs Taking Ten Training Twenty Year]
There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Away Awhile Birds Bring Come Fly God Inlet Joys Long Nothing Ours Roof Seeking Sends Shut Sing Sit Ten Them Then Thousands Truths Up Upon Us Which]
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 Wilson Lynd Nature
[ Before Birds Build Differ Landscape Leave Man More Nothing Than Way Which Yet]
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top. Robert Browning Business
[ Ambitious Anxiety Birds Cage Chain Climb Dogs Great Incessant Labor Men Never Reach Squirrels Still Top Wheel]
It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you. Abu Bakr
[ Awake Birds Earlier Matter Morning Shame Should Than]
If I could come back as anything - I'd be a bird, first, but definitely the command key is my second choice. Nikki Giovanni
[ Anything Back Bird Choice Come Command Could Definitely First Key Second]
I am often on guard over the Russians. In the darkness one sees their forms move like stick storks, like great birds. They come close up to the wire fence and lean their faces against it. Their fingers hook round the mesh. Erich Maria Remarque
[ Against Am Birds Close Come Darkness Faces Fence Fingers Forms Great Guard Hook Lean Mesh Move Often Over Round Russians Sees Stick Their Up Wire]
A fish may love a bird, but where would they live? Drew Barrymore
[ Bird Fish Live Love May Where Would]
In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm. Alan Perlis Technology
[ Bird Early Makes Often Software Systems Worm]
My heart is like a singing bird. Christina Rossetti
[ Bird Heart Singing]
He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held to his middle-aged breast. Herbert Gold
[ Bird Carried Childhood Held His Hurt Middle-Aged Warm]
If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen. Nikita Khrushchev
[ Better Bird Cannot Catch Hen Paradise Take Wet]
Twelve to 15 years of acting school, and I am being a bird. Joe Pantoliano
[ Acting Am Being Bird School Twelve Years]
I wasn't originally taking drama, but the drama teacher asked me to audition for Bye, Bye Birdie. I did and got the lead role. Initially I was kind of scared, but once I did it I got bitten by the bug and loved it. Kevin Richardson
[ Asked Audition Birdie Bitten Bug Bye Did Drama Got Initially Kind Lead Loved Once Originally Role Scared Taking Teacher]
I used to have this little mouse. I buy birds from the pet store and I let them go. Ziggy Marley
[ Birds Buy Go Little Mouse Pet Store Them Used]
I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could. John James Audubon
[ Best Birds Could Day Gave Habits Listening Never Our Peculiar Songs Their Them Up Watching Way]
I'm not really a bird person or an Audubon guy who studies them, but as I was around them, they interested me. Gordon Lightfoot
[ Around Bird Guy Interested Person Really Studies Them]
Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out. Michel de Montaigne
[ Birds Cage Desperate Equally Get Inside Marriage Out Outside Sees Those]
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands. Douglas Adams
[ Bird Consider Duck Family Hands Least Looks Our Possibility Small]
I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Bird Bough Dead Drop Ever Felt Frozen Having Itself Never Saw Small Sorry Thing Wild Will Without]
The structure of a play is always the story of how the birds came home to roost. Arthur Miller
[ Always Birds Came Home How Play Roost Story Structure]
Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind - listen to the birds. And don't hate nobody. Eubie Blake
[ Birds Grateful Hate Listen Luck Mind Nobody Pay Thunder]
Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Bird Flown Full Gets Nest Promise Seems Success Then Till Which]
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. Lou Holtz Nature
[ Answer Because Bird Sing Sings Song]
If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes. Charles Lindbergh
[ Airplanes Birds Choose Had Rather Than Would]
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. William Blake
[ Bird High His Own Soars Too Wings]
Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees. David Letterman Nature
[ Angeles Birds Change Color Fall Favorite Los Season Trees Watching]
Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc. Sergei Eisenstein
[ Account Any Birds Bound Description Employing Etc Even Exaggerated Find Itself Landscapes Less Lightning Person Verbal]
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings. Victor Hugo
[ Awhile Beneath Bird Boughs Feels Flight Give Hath Her Knowing Passing She Sings Slight Them Too Way Wings Yet]
A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked. Anais Nin
[ Accompanied Bird Coffee Escape Fire Joy Leaf Morning Rays Settled Sun Supported Task Through Walked Window]
People habitat has to take priority over bird habitat. Byron Dorgan
[ Bird Habitat Over Priority Take]
If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen. Nikita Khrushchev
[ Better Bird Cannot Catch Hen Paradise Take Wet]
If you direct your attention to the position of a bird with regard to the wave surface, it will speedily be noticed to be nearly always on the rising side or face of the wave and moving apparently at right angles to the wave's course, but really diagonal to it. Lawrence Hargrave
[ Always Angles Apparently Attention Bird Course Direct Face Moving Nearly Noticed Position Really Regard Right Rising Side Speedily Surface Wave Will Your]
The guy was infected with bird flu because he took a sick chicken, slaughtered it and and then ate it. Thaksin Shinawatra
[ Ate Because Bird Chicken Flu Guy Infected Sick Slaughtered Then Took]
Closely related species of birds are also chromosomally similar. Peter R. Grant
[ Also Birds Closely Related Similar Species]
A man's interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry list of the fauna and flora of a town. Henry David Thoreau
[ Bluebird Complete Dry Flora Interest List Man More Single Than Town Worth]
The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself. Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center. The birds were singing. It was spring. Burl Ives
[ Before Birds Black Blew Center Cool Down Dullness Face Felt Gray Had Lay Line Long Mark Myself Once Shed Singing Spring Were Wind]
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. Salvador Dali Intelligence
[ Ambition Bird Intelligence Wings Without]
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up. Muhammad Ali Sports
[ Beat Birds Fly Grass Grows Job Just Pound Sand Up Waves]
Who gets the bird, the hunter or the dog? John Lewis
[ Bird Dog Gets Hunter]
Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird. Neil Armstrong
[ Being Bird Closest Come Flying Machines Planes Sail Wonderful]
When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first. Ernest Hemingway
[ Bird Birds Different First Fly Flying Good Last Same Sensation Shot Ways]
Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise. Ivan Pavlov
[ Air Bird Enable Facts Fly Man May Never Perfect Rise Science Them Unsupported Will Wing Without]
The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings. The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement. Germaine Greer
[ Bird Cage Caged Child Compelled Does Enforcement Her Justify Love Loves Mother Nor Sings Song]
Having done something like The Thorn Birds gives you enormous longevity. You can keep picking and choosing the roles for a bit longer. Rachel Ward
[ Birds Bit Choosing Done Enormous Gives Having Keep Longer Longevity Picking Roles Something Thorn]
What birds can have their bills more peculiarly formed than the ibis, the spoonbill, and the heron? Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Bills Birds Formed More Peculiarly Than Their]
Wax myrtle: The birds love this stuff. Mike Thompson
[ Birds Love Stuff Wax]
Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away. Walter Benjamin
[ Away Bird Boredom Dream Drives Egg Experience Him Leaves]
I give bird songs to those who dwell in cities and have never heard them, make rhythms for those who know only military marches or jazz, and paint colors for those who see none. Olivier Messiaen
[ Bird Cities Colors Dwell Give Heard Jazz Know Make Marches Military Never None Only Paint Rhythms See Songs Them Those]
There's an unseen force which lets birds know when you've just washed your car. Denis Norden
[ Birds Car Force Just Know Lets Unseen Washed Which Your]
I consider myself to have been the bridge between the shotgun and the binoculars in bird watching. Before I came along, the primary way to observe birds was to shoot them and stuff them. Roger Tory Peterson Environmental
[ Along Been Before Between Binoculars Bird Birds Bridge Came Consider Myself Observe Primary Shoot Shotgun Stuff Them Watching Way]
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children. John Adams
[ Admiration Birds Children Converse Domestic Heroes Little Long Love Much Rural Sages Scene Very]
Some tribes of birds will relieve and rear up the young and helpless, of their own and other tribes, when abandoned. William Bartram
[ Abandoned Birds Helpless Other Own Rear Relieve Some Their Tribes Up Will Young]
These things don't just come, arrive and settle like a bird picking up a few bits of crumbs. They develop. I think the best word for these things is develop. They develop because of the human beings who just happen to be there at the time. Patrick Macnee
[ Arrive Because Beings Best Bird Bits Come Crumbs Develop Few Happen Human Just Picking Settle These Things Think Time Up Word]
No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful? Bertrand Russell
[ Asking Beautiful Been Chimney Does Hoot Matter Proper Question Real Singing Usual Why Wrong]
Since childhood she had walked the Devon rivers with her father looking for flowers and the nests of birds, passing some rocks and trees as old friends, seeing a Spirit everywhere, gentle in thought to all her eyes beheld. Henry Williamson
[ Beheld Birds Childhood Devon Everywhere Eyes Father Flowers Friends Gentle Had Her Looking Nests Old Passing Rivers Rocks Seeing She Since Some Spirit Thought Trees Walked]
I don't ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or the rising of the sun on a misty morning. There they are, and they are beautiful. Pete Hamill
[ Ask Beautiful Bird Meaning Misty Morning Rising Song Sun]
I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered. George Best Car
[ Birds Booze Cars Fast Just Lot Money Rest Spent Squandered]
We didn't have movies in this little mining town. When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it. Margot Kidder
[ Birdie Bye Dancing Little Mining Mom Movies New Saw Singing Took Town York]
I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird. Coco Chanel
[ Bird Heavily Man More Never Than Wanted Weigh]
No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird's throat; Since Eden's freshness and man's fall No rose has been original. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
[ Been Bird Eden Ever Fall First Freshness Man Note Original Rose Since Some Throat Uttered]
Whenever I heard the song of a bird and the answering call of its mate, I could visualize the notes in scale, all built up within my consciousness as a natural symphony. William Christopher Handy
[ Answering Bird Built Call Consciousness Could Heard Mate Natural Notes Scale Song Symphony Up Visualize Whenever Within]
What I was trying to convey there was the kind of waste land that was left after the war. It was a bit like one always thinks of war, you know, stark scenery and no birds, no trees, no leaves, nothing living. And just emptiness. George Martin
[ After Always Birds Bit Convey Emptiness Just Kind Know Land Leaves Left Living Nothing Scenery Stark Thinks Trees Trying War Waste]
I'd like to think that the nature of the two teams - Boston being a championship team over the years and the Lakers, same thing - was a lot bigger than Larry Bird or Magic Johnson. Oscar Robertson
[ Being Bigger Bird Boston Championship Johnson Lakers Larry Lot Magic Nature Over Same Team Teams Than Thing Think Two Years]
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Bad Bird Consider Early Enough Good Luck Much Think Too Worm]
Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see the natural forces which will enable us to fly from continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of a bird. Simon Newcomb
[ Bird Century Continent Destined Enable Exceeding Far Fly Forces Likely Natural Quite See Speed Twentieth Us Which Will]
I just got to hear every note. After I left Birdland, I started working at the Jazz Gallery. In the end, I still couldn't play, but I knew how to listen. I was probably the world's best listener. Carla Bley
[ After Best End Every Gallery Got Hear How Jazz Just Knew Left Listen Listener Note Play Probably Started Still Working World]
Did St. Francis preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats. Rebecca West
[ Better Birds Cats Did Done Francis Liked Preach Really St Whatever Would]
I think people who don't believe in God are crazy. How can you say there is no God when you hear the birds singing these beautiful songs you didn't make? Little Richard
[ Beautiful Believe Birds Crazy God Hear How Make Say Singing Songs These Think]
Human beings are the only animal that thinks they change who they are simply by moving to a different place. Birds migrate, but it's not quite the same thing. Doug Coupland
[ Animal Beings Birds Change Different Human Migrate Moving Only Place Quite Same Simply Thing Thinks]
I'm more of a culture hummingbird. Jai Rodriguez
[ Culture More]
The show is being changed right now, by the way. Jeff Burke is doing it for the Magic Kingdom. And I think it will be better, with new birds, master of ceremonies, etc. John Hench
[ Being Better Birds Ceremonies Changed Doing Etc Jeff Kingdom Magic Master New Now Right Show Think Way Will]
Hempseed produces no observable high for humans or birds. Jack Herer
[ Birds High Humans Observable Produces]
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven. Emily Dickinson
[ Birds Economical Going Heaven Hope Love Saves Too]
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. Charlotte Bronte
[ Am Being Bird Free Human Independent Net Will]
I don't, for the record, have a Tweety Bird fetish. Brian Lamb
[ Bird Fetish Record]
I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes. Charles Lindbergh
[ Airplanes Birds Choose Had Rather Realized Than Would]
Initially, I wanted to be an ice skater, but then when I was 13 I saw Bye Bye Birdie, and that was it - I wanted to be on Broadway. Liza Minelli
[ Birdie Broadway Bye Ice Initially Saw Skater Then Wanted]
The closer the bird is to the surface of the water, the firmer and more inelastic is the uplift of the rising air. The bird appears to almost feel the surface with the tip of its weather wing. Lawrence Hargrave
[ Air Almost Appears Bird Closer Feel Firmer More Rising Surface Tip Uplift Water Weather Wing]
What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife. Rodney Dangerfield
[ Bee Birds Butcher Got Him Kid Told Wife]
When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all. E. O. Wilson
[ Ant Bird Seen Them Tree]
In fact, I heard Bird first, and had got well into listening to him. You know, it's the kind of accidental thing that awareness of a player is: what's available, what somebody happens to play for you. Gerry Mulligan
[ Accidental Available Awareness Bird Fact First Got Had Happens Heard Him Into Kind Know Listening Play Player Somebody Thing Well]
Predators make it much more difficult to find consensus. It's a lot easier to agree about birds and plants than about animals that endanger people and livestock. Gale Norton
[ Agree Animals Birds Consensus Difficult Easier Endanger Find Livestock Lot Make More Much Plants Predators Than]
You have to make lots of birdies and give your opponent no chance. Michelle Wie
[ Chance Give Lots Make Opponent Your]
I can recognize the calls of practically every bird in North America. There are some in Africa I don't know, though. Roger Tory Peterson
[ Africa America Bird Calls Every Know North Practically Recognize Some Though]
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble. Roger Tory Peterson Environmental
[ Birds Environment Indicators Know Soon Trouble]
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them? Rose Kennedy Nature
[ After Birds Delight Feel Free Remains Sing Storm Them Whatever Why]
I can scarcely manage to scribble a tolerable English letter. I know that I am not a scholar, but meantime I am aware that no man living knows better than I do the habits of our birds. John James Audubon
[ Am Aware Better Birds English Habits Know Knows Letter Living Man Manage Meantime Our Scarcely Scholar Scribble Than Tolerable]
Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy. Roger Tory Peterson Nature
[ Birds Envy Fly Free Kind Many Mobility Want Where Wings]
Time, as is well known, sometimes flies like a bird and sometimes crawls like a worm, but human beings are generally particularly happy when they don't notice whether it's passing quickly or slowly. Ivan Turgenev
[ Beings Bird Flies Generally Happy Human Known Notice Particularly Passing Quickly Slowly Sometimes Time Well Whether Worm]
The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second mouse that gets the cheese. Jeremy Paxman
[ Bird Cheese Early Get Gets May Mouse Second Worm]
Thus the genetic basis to the origin of bird species is to be sought in the inheritance of adult traits that are subject to natural and sexual selection. Peter R. Grant
[ Adult Basis Bird Genetic Inheritance Natural Origin Selection Sexual Sought Species Subject Thus Traits]
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg. James M. Barrie
[ Bird Broken Egg Joy Little Out Youth]
We have an uncanny ability to make birds do what we want them to do. In Blood Simple there's a shot from the bumper of a car and it's going up this road and a huge flock of birds takes off at the perfect moment. Joel Coen
[ Ability Birds Blood Bumper Car Flock Going Huge Make Moment Off Perfect Road Shot Simple Takes Them Up Want]
When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck. James Whitcomb Riley Nature
[ Bird Call Duck See Swims Walks]
It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad. C. S. Lewis Change
[ Bad Being Bird Cannot Decent Egg Eggs Fly Go Hard Harder Hatched Indefinitely Into Jolly Just Learn May Must Ordinary Present Remaining Sight Turn While Would]
We go fish, we also catch fighting fish, looking for birds and it was for kampong people, the paddy field was our the play field for the children. Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
[ Also Birds Catch Children Field Fighting Fish Go Looking Our Play]
I think I was first awakened to musical exploration by Dizzy Gillespie and Bird. It was through their work that I began to learn about musical structures and the more theoretical aspects of music. John Coltrane
[ Aspects Awakened Began Bird Dizzy Exploration First Gillespie Learn More Music Musical Structures Their Theoretical Think Through Work]
In Georgia where children work day and night in the cotton mills they have just passed a bill to protect song birds. What about the little children from whom all song is gone? Mary Harris Jones
[ Bill Birds Children Cotton Day Georgia Gone Just Little Mills Night Passed Protect Song Where Whom Work]
When you have birds you stare at them a lot and their eyes are recessed on their head. When they look at something they tilt their head in a quizzical expression. Ted Rall
[ Birds Expression Eyes Head Look Lot Something Stare Their Them Tilt]
The white men in the East are like birds. They are hatching out their eggs every year, and there is not room enough in the East, and they must go elsewhere; and they come out West, as you have seen them coming for the last few years. George Crook
[ Birds Come Coming East Eggs Elsewhere Enough Every Few Go Last Men Must Out Room Seen Their Them West White Year Years]