Quotations that match 'birds'.

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 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 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]
Self-help books are for the birds. Self-help groups are where it's at. Janice Dickinson
[ Birds Books Groups Self-Help Where]
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]
It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries. John Masefield
[ Birds Cries Full Warm West Wind]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
If worms carried pistols, birds wouldn't eat 'em. Darrell Royal
[ Birds Carried Eat Em Pistols Worms]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Consider the birds. Be wise as serpents. Hilda Doolittle
[ Birds Consider Serpents Wise]
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]
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]
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 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]
Hempseed produces no observable high for humans or birds. Jack Herer
[ Birds High Humans Observable Produces]
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]
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]
I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment. Pat Buckley Environmental
[ Animals Birds Environment Find God Nature]
When birds burp, it must taste like bugs. Bill Watterson
[ Birds Bugs Must Taste]
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]
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]
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 realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes. Charles Lindbergh
[ Airplanes Birds Choose Had Rather Realized Than Would]
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven. Emily Dickinson
[ Birds Economical Going Heaven Hope Love Saves Too]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
In many ways, I regard Sharon and Arafat as birds of a feather. Amos Oz
[ Arafat Birds Feather Many Regard Sharon Ways]
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]
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]
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]
Feathers predate birds. Robert T. Bakker
[ Birds Feathers]
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]
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]
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]
No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky. Bob Dylan
[ Birds Chained Even Free Sky]
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]
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 is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. Aesop
[ Birds Feathers Fine Make Only]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes. Charles Lindbergh
[ Airplanes Birds Choose Had Rather Than Would]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Closely related species of birds are also chromosomally similar. Peter R. Grant
[ Also Birds Closely Related Similar Species]
Birds evolved from a small raptor like theropod. Robert T. Bakker
[ Birds Evolved Small]
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]
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]
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]
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 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]
Wax myrtle: The birds love this stuff. Mike Thompson
[ Birds Love Stuff Wax]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]