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Caged Bird Quotes

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"I know why the caged bird sings." - Maya Angelou

"I know why the caged bird sings!" - Paul Laurence Dunbar

"But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams." - Maya Angelou

"I know what the caged bird feels, alas!" - Paul Laurence Dunbar

"The joy of a caged bird was in her voice." - Oscar Wilde

"(Hezekiah) himself, like a caged bird, I shut up in Jerusalem, his royal city." - Sennacherib

"The girl laughed again. The joy of a caged bird was in her voice." - Oscar Wilde

"The caged bird sings with a fearful trill, of things unknown, but longed for still, and his tune is heard on the distant hill, for the caged bird sings of freedom." - Maya Angelou

"The caged bird sings with a fearful trill, of things unknown, but longed for still, and his tune is heard on the distant hill, for the caged bird sings of freedom." - Maya Angelou

"But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream his wings are clipped and his feed are tied so his opens his throat to sing. The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant ill for the caged bird sings of freedom. from Caged Bird" - Maya Angelou

"I wouldn't steal anything because stealing is wrong. If I had to, I'd steal a caged bird and set it free." - Arthur Darvill

"What is this poetry ? A mortal mind Made visible;a caged bird? Nay more:it is a spiritleft behind Nailed by the piercing word." - William Soutar

"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

"If you're a bird... I'm a bird..." - Nicholas Sparks

"No bird in a cage ever speaks. What is there to say? The sky is everywhere, churning above its head, blue and endless, calling out to it. But the caged bird can't answer anything except 'I cannot'." - Sonya Hartnett

"I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore,- When he beats his bars and would be free; It is not a carol of joy or glee, But a prayer that he sends from his heart's deep core, But a plea, that upward to Heaven he flings- I know why the caged bird sings!" - Paul Laurence Dunbar

"Caged Bird A free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wing in the orange suns rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow cage can seldom see through his bars of rage his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing. The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom. The free bird thinks of another breeze and the trade winds soft through the sighing trees and the fat worms waiting on a dawn-bright lawn and he names the sky his own. But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing. The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom." - Maya Angelou

"Like a wild animal, the truth is too powerful to remain caged." - Veronica Roth

"The rise of computer crime and armed robbery has not eliminated the lure of caged cash." - James Chiles

"But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing." - Maya Angelou

"A Fly can't bird, but a bird can fly." - A A Milne

"A bird in a cage is not half a bird." - Henry Ward Beecher

"When the bird and the book disagree, believe the bird." - John James Audubon

"A bird is joy incarnate." - Myrtle Reed

"The bird loves her nest." - George Herbert

"Are you listening, little bird?" - Lilith Saintcrow

"Farre shooting never kild bird." - George Herbert

"Tell me why the caged bird nutters against its prison bars, and I will tell you why the soul sickens of earthliness. The bird has wings, and wings were made to cleave the air, and soar in freedom in the sun. The soul is immortal - it cannot feed upon husks." - Randolph Sinks Foster

"Tell me why the caged bird nutters against its prison bars, and I will tell you why the soul sickens of earthliness. The bird has wings, and wings were made to cleave the air, and soar in freedom in the sun. The soul is immortal it cannot feed upon husks." - Randolph Sinks Foster

"Islam was like a mental cage. At first, when you open the door, the caged bird stays inside: it is frightened. It has internalized its imprisonment. It takes time for bird to escape, even after someone has opened the doors to its cage." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"Palestinians caged up like animals." - Chuck Hagel

"We are most artistically caged." - Vladimir Nabokov

"... Let the cage bird and the cage bird mate and the wild bird mate in the wild." - William Butler Yeats

"For us, a pretty bird is a pretty bird; for an insect, pretty bird is an ugly enemy!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"She flew like a bird, only faster." - Alvin M. Johnston

"Every bird will follow it's specie." - Rumi

"I rarely find motive in bird vomit." - Jack Hodgins

"Jay-bird don't rob his own nes'." - Joel Chandler Harris

"Opportunity is a bird that never perches." - Claude Maxwell MacDonald

"Don't the wounded bird still sing?" - Sheryl Crow

"I don't look like no kiwi bird" - Muhammad Ali

"Each bird loves to hear himself sing." - Proverbs

"Opportunity is a bird that never perches." - Claude McDonald

"The early bird gets the worm." - Proverbs

"The early bird catches the worm." - William Camden

"A forest bird never wants a cage." - Henrik Ibsen

"My heart is like a singing bird." - Christina Rossetti

"London is a roost for every bird." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Do anything but love; or if thou lovest and art a woman, hide thy love from him whom thou dost worship; never let him know how dear he is; flit like a bird before him; lead him from tree to tree, from flower to flower; but be not won, or thou wilt, like that bird, when caught and caged, be left to pine neglected and perish in forgetfulness." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Coerced innocence is like an imprisoned lark, - open the door, and it is off forever. The bird that roams through the sky and the groves unrestrained knows how to dodge the hawk and protect itself; but the caged one, the moment it leaves its bars and bolts behind, is pounced upon by the fowler or the vulture." - Thomas Chandler Haliburton

"Coerced innocence is like an imprisoned lark,-open the door, and it is off forever. The bird that roams through the sky and the groves unrestrained knows how to dodge the hawk and protect itself; but the caged one, the moment it leaves its bars and bolts behind, is pounced upon by the fowler or the vulture." - Thomas Chandler Haliburton

"The girl laughed again. The joy of a caged bird was in her voice. Her eyes caught the melody and echoed it in radiance, then closed for a moment, as though to hide their secret. When they opened, the mist of a dream had passed across them." - Oscar Wilde

"I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore, When he beats his bars and he would be free; It is not a carol of joy or glee, But a prayer that he sends from his heart's deep core." - Paul Laurence Dunbar

"If you're a bird, be an early bird. But if you're a worm, sleep late." - Shel Silverstein

"Not an angel of the air, Bird melodious or bird fair, Be absent hence!" - William Shakespeare

"Man is a bird without wings and a bird is a man without sorrow." - Louis De Bernieres

"The early bird gets the worm but the late bird doesn't even get the late worm." - Charles M Schulz

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

"Question: What is the white stuff in bird poop? Answer: That is bird poop, too." - Kurt Vonnegut

"The bird who has eaten cannot fly with the bird that is hungry." - Proverbs

"A bird in hand is a certainty. But a bird in the bush may sing." - Bret Harte

"Sometimes the early bird gets the worm, but sometimes the early bird gets frozen to death." - Myron Scholes

"Early bird Oh, if you're a bird, be an early bird And catch the worm for your breakfast plate. If you're a bird, be an early bird- But if you're a worm, sleep late." - Shel Silverstein

"As for politics, I'm an anarchist. I hate governments and rules and fetters. Ca' stand caged animals. People must be free." - Charlie Chaplin

"Some of the snowballs have a kind of animal energy. Not just because of the materials inside them, but in the way that they appear caged, captured." - Andy Goldsworthy

"I felt caged by my childhood." - Christina Aguilera

"I always felt caged, closed in, like I was punching at things that weren't there. I always had too much energy for the room I was in." - Angelina Jolie

"Love is a bird... she needs to fly" - Madonna Ciccone

"No matter. The dead bird does not leave the nest." - Winston Churchill

"By going and coming, a bird weaves its nest." - Ashanti

"He that will take the bird, must not skare it." - George Herbert

"I am no bird and no net ensnares me" - Charlotte Bronte

"Brown bird welcomes white wave. Wander no more, dear traveler." - Ann Aguirre

"You have a humming dodo bird," I said stupidly." - Rick Riordan

"Free as a bird to settle where I will." - William Wordsworth

"Bird cage is nice only when it is empty!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Who gets the bird, the hunter or the dog?" - John L Lewis

"It is a foul bird that filleth his own nest." - John Heywood

"He guides me and the bird. In His good time!" - Robert Browning

"Let the bird sing without deciphering the song." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"the shell must break before the bird can fly." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"The little things are important, Mr. Wind-Up Bird," - Haruki Murakami

"...as nervous as a bird in a coal mine." - Jim Butcher

"Love is a rebellious bird that no one can tame" - Ann Patchett

"A foolish dog barks at a flying bird" - Bob Marley

"A bird, music and food -desert island items" - Michael Johnson

"A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers." - Suzy Kassem

"A person isn't a bird. You can't cage a person." - Sharon Creech

"No empty handed man can lure a bird" - Geoffrey Chaucer

"Who gets the bird, the hunter or the dog." - John L Lewis

"Investment is a flighty bird which needs to be controlled." - Sir John Richard Hicks

"Each bird must sing with his own throat." - Henrik Ibsen

"The mosquito is the state bird of New Jersey." - Andy Warhol

"I feel like tiny bird with a big song!" - Jerry Van Amerongen

"The bird that flutters least is longest on the wing." - William Cowper

"A man without imagination is like a bird without wings." - Wilhelm Raabe

"Your thoughts are as free as any bird" - Michael Jackson

"The shell must be broken before the bird can fly." - Jennifer Worth

"Bird in hand makes it harder to blow nose." - Confucius

"Eat like a bird, poop like an elephant" - Guy Kawasaki

"The early bird gets the worm, the rest starve." - Darren Hardy

"The shell must break before the bird can fly." - Alfred Tennyson

"A gun gives you the body, not the bird." - Henry David Thoreau

"No bird, but an invisible thing, A voice, a mystery." - William Wordsworth

"I feel like a tiny bird with a big song!" - Jerry Van Amerongen

"A bird in the hand's worth two fleeing by." - Proverbs

"A traveller without knowledge is a bird without wings." - Saadi

"A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better." - Robert Burton

"A cage went in search of a bird." - Franz Kafka

"A traveller without observation is a bird without wings." - Moslih Eddin Saadi

"A beautiful day with the buoyancy of a bird." - Truman Capote

"I am a cage, in search of a bird." - Franz Kafka

"A gun will give you the body, not the bird" - Henry David Thoreau

"A traveler without knowledge is a bird without wings." - Saadi

"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings." - Salvador Dali

"I don't, for the record, have a Tweety Bird fetish." - Brian Lamb

"Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird." - Anne Lamott

"Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers." - Yevgeny Yevtushenko

"The early bird gets the worm.The early worm... gets eaten." - Norman Ralph Augustine

"People habitat has to take priority over bird habitat." - Byron Dorgan

"I spend a lot of time learning about bird watching." - Nikki Giovanni

"I had to dance in a Tweety Bird costume once." - Margarita Levieva

"Who gets the bird, the hunter or the dog?" - John Lewis

"There is no bird flu in commercial stocks." - Michael E Mann

"Even when a bird walks, one feels it has wings." - Antoine-Marin Lemierre

"I like the idea of taking off like a bird." - Florence Welch

""And when you had made sure of the poor little fool," said my aunt - "God forgive me that I should call her so, and she gone where YOU won't go in a hurry - because you had not done wrong enough to her and hers, you must begin to train her, must you? begin to break her, like a poor caged bird, and wear her deluded life away, in teaching her to sing YOUR notes?"" - Charles Dickens

"I planted some bird seed. A bird came up. Now I do' know what to feed it." - Steven Wright

"Most musical, most melancholy bird! A melancholy bird! Oh! idle thought! In nature there is nothing melancholy." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"A bird only flies. It does not turn to another bird and ask, am I doing this right?" - Mary Anne Radmacher

"You put his brain in a bird, the bird would fly backwards" -Secret Life of the Bees" - Sue Monk Kidd

"When the wind stops, kite falls but bird flies; because bird did not borrow the wind when rising!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Once I saw a little bird Come hop, hop, hop, And I cried, Little bird, Will you stop, stop, stop?" - Nursery Rhymes

"This is wonderful, wonderful! Be the bird. You are the bird. Sacrifice yourself to abandoned family values...." - Laurie Halse Anderson

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

"He is a fool who lets slip a bird in the hand for a bird in the bush." - Plutarch

"Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly." - Ivan Pavlov

"I am a song bird, I am a meek song bird, I offer my prayer to the Lord." - Guru Nanak

"Caged birds sing of freedom, free birds fly." - Thorolf Rafto

"A caged canary is safe but not free." - Walter E. Williams

"We think caged birds sing, when indeed they cry." - John Webster

"The horror of being caged has lost its thrill." - Philip Roth

"My devil had been long caged, he came out roaring" - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Art thou the bird whom Man loves best, The pious bird with the scarlet breast, Our little English Robin; The bird that comes about our doors When autumn winds are sobbing?" - William Wordsworth

"They said Bird played bebop, but Bird could still swing. I've heard a lot of guys play bebop, but they wasn't swinging." - Jay Mcshann

"Take a good rest, small bird," he said. "Then go in and take your chance like any man or bird or fish." - Ernest Hemingway

"What is joy? It is a bird That we all want to catch. It is the same bird That we all love to see flying." - Sri Chinmoy

"You have to love with an open hand. The heart is like a bird and you have to let this bird fly freely, you cannot possess it." - Brandon Bays

"The law is a pretty bird, and has charming wings. It would be quite a bird of paradise if it did not carry such a terrible bill." - Douglas Jerrold

"Should we say something?" Cal asks. "Goodbye, bird?" I suggest. He nods. "Goodbye, bird. Thank you for coming. And good luck." - Jenny Downham



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