66+ Best Bird Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Bird is a creature with feathers and wings, usually able to fly. Profoundly inspirational bird quotes and sayings will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Bird Quotes

Not humans, but birds often witness the most beautiful mornings in this world! Mehmet Murat İldan

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

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

To find the universal elements enough to find the air and the water exhilarating to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter  to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring these are some of the rewards of the simple life. John Burroughs

People are interested in birds only in as much as they exhibit human behavior greed and stupidity and anger and by doing so, they free us from the unique sorrow of being human. Douglas Coupland

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

Birds are an ecological litmus paper. Roger Tory Peterson

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

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

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

In order to see birds, it is necessary to become a part of the silence. Robert Lynd

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

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes

The human bird shall take his first flight, filling the world with amazement, all writings with his fame, and bringing eternal glory to the nest whence he sprang. Leonardo da Vinci

Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain. Douglas Coupland

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

Until you spread your wings; you’ll have no idea how far you can fly. Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them? Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

No better way is there to learn to love Nature than to understand Art. It dignifies every flower of the field. And, the boy who sees the thing of beauty which a bird on the wing becomes when transferred to wood or canvas will probably not throw the customary stone. Oscar Wilde

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. William Blake

Each day has a story to deserves to be told, because we are made of stories. I mean, scientists say that human beings are made of atoms, but a little bird told me that we are also made of stories. Eduardo Galeano

The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it. J. M. Barrie

I’m an early bird, partly because I like to have some quiet time and partly because by 9am emails begin arriving, the phone starts ringing and I have dragons to kill of one sort or another. Andrew Motion

I’m very happy being me, although sometimes I’d love to be a bird so that I could fly. Joy Fielding

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

You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren. Afoot In England

The construction of an airplane is simple compared with the evolutionary achievement of a bird. If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes. Charles Lindbergh

If one bird foraging in a flock on the ground suddenly takes off, all other birds will take off immediately after, before they even know what’s going on. The one who stays behind may be prey. Frans de Waal

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

Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high. P. V. Sindhu

People are in such a hurry to launch their product or business that they seldom look at marketing from a bird’s eye view and they don’t create a systematic plan. Dave Ramsey

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest. Josiah Gilbert Holland

I’m always surrounded by crazy people, but when I come back to the country I’m into my plants, I love gardening, I love bird watching and I absolutely love nature. Gemma Collins

It is beautiful to discover our wings and learn how to fly; flight is a beautiful process. But then to rest on the wings of God as He flies: this is divine. C. JoyBell C

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

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. William Shakespeare

Every band wants to be have a song that is that big, that will pretty much live on forever. I don’t know too many new bands that will have a ‘Free Bird’ that will be around 30 years later. It’s become a national anthem of sorts. Rickey Medlocke

There’s a lot of us out here that are birds, man. We all need to just fly. Travis Scott

I wrote the script to Lady Bird, and it really came out of a desire to make a project about home like, what the meaning of home is, and place. I knew Sacramento very well, obviously, growing up there, and I felt like the right way to tell a story of a place was through a person who’s about to leave it. Greta Gerwig

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. Henry David Thoreau

The domesticated chicken is probably the most widespread bird in the annals of planet Earth. If you measure success in terms of numbers, chickens, cows and pigs are the most successful animals ever. Yuval Noah Harari

If God had intended us to fly, he’d have never given us railways. Michael Flanders

The struggle between God and man breaks out in everyone, together with the longing for reconciliation. God does not love weak souls and flabby flesh. The spirit desires to wrestle with flesh which is strong and full of resistance. It is a carnivorous bird which is incessantly hungry it eats flesh and, by assimilating it, makes it disappear. Nikos Kazantzakis

The presence of a single bird can change everything for one who appreciates them. Julie Zickefoose

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

The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings. J.M. Barrie

I used to think I was ugly. I thought I looked like a camel. A person who doesn’t love themselves, they will see anything that pops up on their face. I’ve seen squirrels, I’ve seen a bird, and I’ve seen all kinds of animals on my face. But that is the result of self-hate. I’ve learned to say You know what? I am a beautiful black woman. Mary J. Blig

A smart city means a city, where humans, trees, birds and other animals can grow with all their glories, imperfections, freedom and creativity. Amit Ray

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

I keep looking for one more teacher, only to find that fish learn from the water and birds learn from the sky. Mark Nepo

I went to a party when I was a student and they had a mynah bird up in the bedroom where people put their coats. I was completely captivated I just sat there all night talking to it. The next day I passed a pet shop and they had a conure it’s a little parakeet in the window. I bought it, not knowing what it was or how to look after it. Derren Brown

Birds do not sing in caves, nor do doves cherish their innocence in dovecotes. Henry David Thoreau

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

Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. Stephen King

But as an entrepreneur you have to feel like you can jump out of an aeroplane because you’re confident that you’ll catch a bird flying by. It’s an act of stupidity, and most entrepreneurs go splat because the bird doesn’t come by, but a few times it does. Reed Hastings

Heavenly bodies are nests of invisible birds. Dejan Stojanovic

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

Just as the bird needs wings to fly, a leader needs useful information to flow. Leaders learn. Israelmore Ayivor

Spotting a rare bird is never worth the bite of a cur. Once bitten by a German shepherd, I knew that I preferred cats, even if they are bird-killers. Life is long enough for more than one chance at a rare bird. James D. Watson

I pray to the birds because they remind me of what I love rather than what I fear. And at the end of my prayers, they teach me how to listen. Terry Tempest Williams

I have a worm’s eye view and a bird’s eye view simultaneously and it’s immensely helpful to understand what is happening on the shop floor when you are harnessing many talents and telling an intimate story on a large scale. Richard Eyre

Birds were created to record everything. They were not designed just to be beautiful jewels in the sky, but to serve as the eyes of heaven. Suzy Kassem

Look at guys like Larry Bird and George Brett and John McEnroe; that’s what they did in their careers. They all wanted to be the guy under the microscope late in the game or late in the match. So you just take on that know how that that’s part of your responsibility, and you learn that’s what makes it exciting. That’s what makes it fun! Wayne Gretzky