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Quotes About Birds

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I planted some bird seed. A bird came up. Now I don't know what to feed it.  ~ Steven Wright


Everyone wants to understand painting. Why is there no attempt to understand the song of the birds.  ~ Pablo Picasso


I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.  ~ Henry David Thoreau


If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.  ~ Charles A. Lindberg


I had started imitating a parrot, which is unusual, in that a parrot is supposed to imitate you. By taking the initiative you allow the parrot no alternative but to be itself, which proves again that attack is often the best defence.  ~ Peter Ustinov


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


In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence. One has to sit still like a mystic and wait.  ~ Robert Lynd


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


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


The ostrich is the only animal officially endowed with political direction.  ~ Pierre Daninos



One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.  ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.  ~ J.G. Holland


The love bird is one hundred per cent faithful to his mate, who is locked in the same cage.  ~ Will Cuppy


Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?  ~ Rose F. Kennedy


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


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