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Caged Birds Quotes


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

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

"Caged birds accept each other, but flight is what they long for." - Tennessee Williams

"I have to remind myself that some birds are' meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright." - Stephen King

"I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright." - Stephen King

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

"Birds, birds, birds, I'm a Pet Shop Boy" - Killa Kyleon

"Feathers predate birds." - Robert T Bakker

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

"I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice." - Morgan Freeman

"Tame birds sing of freedom. Wild birds fly." - John Lennon

"Late birds get worms while early birds get tired." - Judith Viorst

"Birds never sing in caves." - Henry David Thoreau

"Birds of prey don't sing." - James Richardson

"Palestinians caged up like animals." - Chuck Hagel

"We are most artistically caged." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Consider the birds. Be wise as serpents." - Hilda Doolittle

"Love birds don't always sing pretty tunes." - Nora Roberts

"The eagle suffers little birds to sing." - William Shakespeare

"Earth has few secrets from the birds." - William Beebe

"Forbeare not sowing because of birds." - George Herbert

"Poets are far rarer birds than kings." - Ben Jonson

"It is winter time! Feed the birds! Teach your children to feed the birds! Request your neighbour to feed the birds! Encourage your friends to feed the birds!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Birds of a feather flock together." - Proverbs

"Just let them come, visit, like birds." - Iris Murdoch

"Birds of a feather will gather together." - Robert Burton

"Heavenly bodies are nests of invisible birds." - Dejan Stojanovic

"I can levitate birds. No one cares." - Woody Allen

"Birds are an ecological litmus paper." - Roger Tory Peterson

"Wherever there are birds, there is hope." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Just like birds, hunters know no borders." - Wole Soyinka

"Wax myrtle: The birds love this stuff." - Mike Thompson

"Spring: trees flying up to their birds" - Paul Celan

"Men have hitherto treated women like birds which have strayed down to them from the heights; as something more delicate, more fragile, more savage, stranger, sweeter, soulful-but as something which has to be caged up so that it shall not fly away." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I have read in books that we are called 'caged birds'. I cannot speak for others, but I had so much in this cage of mine that there was not room for it in the universe- at least that is what I then felt." - Rabindranath Tagore

"I call them [Miss Flite's birds] the Wards in Jarndyce. They are caged up with all the others. With Hope, Joy, Youth, Peace, Rest, Life, Dust, Ashes, Waste, Want, Ruin, Despair, Madness, Death, Cunning, Folly, Words, Wigs, Rags, Sheepskin, Plunder, Precedent, Jargon, Gammon, and Spinach!" - Charles Dickens

"I know why the caged bird sings." - 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

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

"I don't want food that comes from animals that are caged up and fed antibiotics. I am really suspicious of that kind of production of meat and poultry." - Alice Waters

"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

"Oh, the little birds sang east, and the little birds sang west." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Eagles fly where lesser birds cannot fly, so eagles can do what lesser birds cannot do." - T D Jakes

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

"If you want to see birds, you must have birds in your heart." - John Burroughs

"Of all types of birds, birds of prey have always fascinated people." - Jim Knight

"It would be nice to find a 'planet of trees and birds' in the space; only trees and birds, millions of different trees and millions of different birds!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The kingdom of birds is divided into two departments - birds and House Sparrows. House Sparrows are not real birds - they are little beasts!" - Henry Van Dyke

"Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure." - Stephen King

"The clouds, - the only birds that never sleep." - Victor Hugo

"One faire day in winter makes not birds merrie." - George Herbert

"Fish got to swim, birds got to fly." - Oscar Hammerstein Ii

"Feeding the birds is also a form of prayer." - Pope Pius XII

"The freedom of birds is an insult to me." - Cormac Mccarthy

"Birds sing after a storm. Why shouldn't we?" - Rose Kennedy

"The little birds have God for their caterer." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Hast thou named all the birds without a gun?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I always wonder why birds stay in the same place..." - Harun Yahya

"Birds of a feather really do flock together." - John C Maxwell

"Nonsense. Space is blue and birds fly through it." - Werner Heisenberg

"Birds have bills too, and they keep on singing." - Anonymous

"Because when he sings...even the birds stop to listen." - Suzanne Collins

"I wish we had all been born birds instead." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Nature: a place where birds fly around uncooked" - Oscar Wilde

"We are like the birds. We adapt. We sing." - David Byrne

"Butterflies and birds are like one perfect teaspoon of creation." - Anne Lamott

"We found the future, like birds fly into windows." - Austin Kleon

"Birds are, perhaps, the most eloquent expression of reality." - Roger Tory Peterson

"The sound of birds stops the noise in my mind." - Carly Simon

"Two birds fly past. They are needed somewhere." - Robert Bly

"When birds look into houses, what impossible worlds they see." - Don Delillo

"The problem of knowledge is that there are many more books on birds written by ornithologists than books on birds written by birds and books on ornithologists written by birds" - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Birds are the first and the greatest performers." - Olivier Messiaen

"Never give up listening to the sounds of birds." - John James Audubon

"I like birds and dogs. I'm allergic to cats." - Carrie Fisher

"Tomorrow, the birds will sing. Be brave. Face life." - Charlie Chaplin

"Aesthetics is for painting as Ornithology is for the birds." - Barnett Newman

"One arrow does not bring down two birds." - Proverbs

"Without love, we are birds with broken wings." - Mitch Albom

"Birds always seem like they're swooping down on you." - James Wolk

"The birds can fly, An' why can't I?" - John Townsend Trowbridge

"Birds evolved from a small raptor like theropod." - Robert T Bakker

"One can't teach a cat not to catch birds" - Albert Einstein

"Closely related species of birds are also chromosomally similar." - Peter R Grant

"Hempseed produces no observable high for humans or birds." - Jack Herer

"Birds of a lawless, bigoted feather bully together." - Michelle Malkin

"The evidence is overwhelming that birds are dinosaurs." - Robert T Bakker

"Birds are not free since Men have invented cages." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Without birds, trees would be very lonely and men too!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Dead birds don't fall out of their nests." - Winston Churchill

"The black crow thinketh her own birds white." - Gavin Douglas

"Gone are the birds that were our summer guests." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"BP has put more birds in oil than Colonel Sanders." - David Letterman

"If worms carried pistols, birds wouldn't eat 'em." - Darrell Royal

"I became completely addicted to 'Angry Birds' for a while." - Vikas Swarup

"When birds burp, it must taste like bugs." - Bill Watterson

"I love Cadillacs and name them after birds." - Betty White

"Birds fly and fish swim and I do this." - B.J. Penn

"A poem should be wordless As the flight of birds." - Archibald Macleish

"Birds born in cages think that flying is a disease." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"Marriage can be compared to a cage: birds outside it despair to enter, and birds within, to escape." - Michel De Montaigne

"Laistrygonians. Cannibals. Northern Giants. Sasquatch legend. Yep, yep. They are not birds. Not birds of North America." - Rick Riordan

"Imagine if birds were tickled by feathers. You'd see a flock of birds come by, laughing hysterically!" - Steven Wright

"One reason why birds and horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses." - Dale Carnegie

"[Marriage] can be compared to a cage: birds outside it despair to enter, and birds within, to escape." - Michel De Montaigne

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

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

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

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

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

"I was gladly cuffed, shackled, loaded into the caged bus and driven through the main gate of Bare Hill Correctional Facility for what I pray to God will be forever." - Jack Carroll

"Feminism is not a fad. It's not like Angry Birds. Although it does involve a lot of angry birds. Bad example." - Bridget Christie

"I continue to handpick the beetles, mosquitoes feast on me, birds eat the mosquitoes, something else eats the birds, and so on up and down the biotic pyramid." - William F. Longgood

"To the birds you gave songs, the birds gave you songs in return. You gave me only a voice, yet asked for more, thus I sing." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Small birds throw seeds out of the feeder; large birds pick them up off the ground, but the squirrels try to muscle in." - Lilian Jackson Braun

"Most of the birds of the Old World can be found here, as Oman is on a strategic route for migrating birds" - Saadi

"I got the impression that instead of going out to shoot birds, I should go out and shoot the kids who shoot birds." - Paul Watson

"Whoever coined the phrase, killing two birds with one stone, not only hated birds but also thought we needed to conserve stones." - Dana Gould

"Some people are mistaken, they think birds need feed to survive, but they don't. The main reason to feed birds is to enjoy them." - Maggie Elizabeth Jones

"I love the idea of birds having human qualities...I think all humans want to be birds so we can fly." - Aoife O'Donovan

"Most of the birds of the Old World can be found here, as Oman is on a strategic route for migrating birds." - Saadi

"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

"I always loved fish for the colors and birds for the plumage. In the same way, I loved those women of the cabaret. They were birds of paradise." - Christian Louboutin

"Keratin can be very colorful, as we see in birds. We'd expect dinosaurs to be very colorful because they basically invented the characteristics we see in birds." - Jack Horner

"I was asked by the National Institute of Health to be their scientific discussant on the effects of these drug [Ritalin] at a big conference they held. Beforehand, I reviewed all of the important literature on the issue. Even with experiments on animals. When they're given these drugs they stop playing; they stop being curious; they stop socializing; they stop trying to escape. We make good caged animals with these drugs. And we make good caged kids by knocking their spontaneity out of them. And, Michael, the other thing is that these drugs enforce obsessive behavior." - Peter Breggin

"It would be ugly to watch people poking sticks at a caged rat. It is uglier still to watch rats poking sticks at a caged person." - Jean Harris

"Never look for the birds of this year in the nests of the last." - Miguel De Cervantes

"People are like birds: on the wing, all beautiful; up close, all beady little eyes." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"Butterflies may be better indicators of the health of our environment than birds." - Roger Tory Peterson

"And how to paint your lovely hands, fluttering over the silks like two dark birds?" - Elizabeth Borton de Trevino

"Birds and beasts have in fact our own nature, flattened a semi-tone." - Lydia M Child

"There is an ecstatic mechanism in birds that makes them fly upwards in spite of worms." - Lawrence Ferlinghetti

"Your poems are like God's birds; they fly into people's hearts." - Maia Wojciechowska

"This is Sesame Street. A place where people, birds, monsters all live in perfect harmony." - Phil Donahue

"Old age is a flight of small cheeping birds skimming bare trees above a snow glaze." - William Carlos Williams

"Why do birds sing in the morning? It's the triumphant shout: 'We got through another night!'" - Enid Bagnold

"The silence of the mountain is even more beautiful once the birds are quiet." - Taisen Deshimaru

"Birds make their nest in circles, for theirs is the same religion as ours." - Black Elk

"Birds learn how to fly, never knowing where flight will take them." - Mark Nepo

"Stories are like birds flying, here and gone in a moment." - P L Travers

"Basic Instincts It's the way mother birds build nests, and build them high enough to elude" - T D Jakes

"And now the lads and lasses, following the example of the birds, bill and coo together." - Josh Billings

"As you know, birds do not have sexual organs because they would interfere with flight." - Dave Barry

"Witches are moon-birds, Witches are the women of the false, beautiful moon." - Amy Lowell

"Girls are like exotic birds. They are pretty to look at but hard to catch." - Howie Dorough

"The birds suffer their suffering each in a lifetime, forgetting it as they go." - Guy Davenport

"Birds, except when broiled and in the society of a cold bottle, bored him stiff." - P G Wodehouse

"Fly! There's a lot of sky out there for brave birds." - Matthew Quick

"There shall come a day when Birds shall be free... :) and humans will see..." - K Hari Kumar



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