100+ Best Eagle Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational eagle quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Eagle Quotes

A symbol is an important thing. That is why we chose an Aztec eagle. It gives pride…When people see it they know it means dignity. — Cesar Chavez

The records in the house I really remember were, well, Glen Campbell’s ‘Wichita Lineman’ and ‘Galveston.’ Even as a kid, I knew these songs were glorious. My dad also had records by Merle Haggard, Charley Pride, Waylon Jennings, and then there was also the Eagles and Don Henley. Anything Texas, which includes Don Henley, was big. — Keith Urban

Yeah, I had it all mapped out actually. Seriously. I wrote it down. I said, ‘When I’m the head coach of the Eagles, I’m going to make sure I get that guy on my team.’ And then guy next to me was like, ‘You’re only the offensive coordinator at New Hampshire.’ I said, ‘Don’t worry about it. Minor details. But it’s going to work.’ — Chip Kelly

I’ve always thought the American eagle needed a left wing and a right wing. The right wing would see to it that economic interests had their legitimate concerns addressed. The left wing would see to it that ordinary people were included in the bargain. Both would keep the great bird on course. But with two right wings or two left wings, it’s no longer an eagle and it’s going to crash. — Bill Moyers

There are more opportunities today than ever for Ohioans to observe bald eagles in the wild as the population of these magnificent birds continues to expand throughout the state. — Mark Shieldcastle

As a human being it is just my nature to enjoy and share philosophy. I do this in the same way that some birds are eagles and some doves, some flowers lilies and some roses. — Alan Watts

Not all eagles can be trained, but those who take to life with a master display intense loyalty. Although they are not tethered, they always return after killing their prey. — Stephen Kinzer

I’m not a fan of the Eagles, but I’ve watched their documentary numerous times and everyone who’s watched it with me has sung along to the songs, much to my dismay. — Bill Hader

I was on the phone with Marsha, who said the doctor had diagnosed him with ALS. I said, ‘Gosh, my fears are realized.’ When Bruce got on the phone, he said, ‘Well, I just made a quad.’ You guys know what that means. That’s how he just kind of brushed it off. I said, ‘Yeah, but we’re going to get back to even par.’ Whenever somebody came up to put their arm around him and say they were sorry, Bruce would say, ‘Don’t be sorry, I can deal with it,’ and then put them off with some sort of joke about the Eagles or how bad the Cowboys were. — Tom Watson

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes. — E. F. Schumacher

I can still sing most Eagles songs, even though I never bought a record and never liked the band. — Craig Finn

You can put wings on a pig, but you don’t make it an eagle. — William J. Clinton

I’m a longtime fan of American Eagle, so when they approached me about joining their ‘Live Your Life’ campaign, it already felt like an organic fit. — Shay Mitchell

I am delighted, one more time, by the daring of my species and the audacity of our flying machines. There is poetry and music in our technology, a beauty as touching as that of eagle, moss campion, raven or yonder limestone boulder shining under the Arctic sun. — Edward Abbey

One of the things we do believe to a point is that we can compete against anybody. From what people say, (Hillhouse is) the most talented team in the state. I told my guys at practice (Thursday) that under the new system the last three years, Division I has been the most competitive tournament in state history. The East Catholic Eagles are in the finals, and we have to feel very good about that. — Luke Reilly

Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together. — John Webster

He just got caught up in the mix at Tennessee, but he can play. When the Eagles asked me, I told them, ‘I’ll go to war with this cat. Trust me, you’re gonna like what you see.’ I know what kind of player he is. — Jevon Kearse

I will say that Edward Norton, who plays the scout master, would be a first-rate Eagle Scout. He’s got all those techniques. If your plane crashes into the jungle somewhere, he would be the guy you would want to have with you. — Wes Anderson

If the Police could do a reunion… One of the biggest jerks I ever met was Sting. If he can do it, then anyone can do it. It’s not that big a deal. And the Eagles! They did it! They severely hated each other. It’s just rock and roll — Steven Adler

Baby eagles can never soar under their family’s wing. — Liu Yang

Jon enjoyed the visit with the Jets. They did an incredibly good job with the visit. They got his attention. But his comfort level is in Philadelphia. Going into this I thought it would be between money and comfort level, in that order. Comfort level clearly proved to be more of a factor. He just decided signing with the Eagles was what he wanted to do. — Ben Dogra

Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat. — Elizabeth Bowen

The League is very well when sparrows shout, but no good at all when eagles fall out. — Benito Mussolini

Spotting scopes will be set up at each viewing site, and DWR biologists and volunteers will be available to help viewers spot eagles and to answer any questions they may have. — Bob Walters

What makes a genius? The ability to see. To see what? The butterfly in a caterpillar, the eagle in an egg, the saint in a selfish person, life in death, unity in separation, God in the human and human in God and suffering as the form in which the incomprehensibility of God himself appears. — Brennan Manning

My first figure was a SLAYER eagle. And the dragons and the tribals are all I have got. — Kerry King

The Eagles and the Captain and Tennille ruled the airwaves, and we were the answer to it. — Joey Ramone

I have no will, unless it be the will never to decide. I have been so overwhelmed by the many storms that have broken over my head, that I am become passive in the hands of the Almighty, like a sparrow in the talons of an eagle. I live, because it is not ordained for me to die. — Alexandre Dumas

I’d rather have my teeth drilled than listen to that awful song, ‘Fly, Eagles Fly.’ — Chris Christie

I did a filmstrip on pollution in the Davison area as my Eagle Scout project and showed it around town. Businesses who were the polluters were mad at me. — Michael Moore

Elinor Lipman tweets like a nightingale with an eagle eye. — Cathleen Schine

We’re most concerned with ensuring the eagles do not get disturbed. — Wing Goodale

There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor’s shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die. — William Harvey

I am already given to the power that rules my fate. And I cling to nothing, so I will have nothing to defend. I have no thoughts, so I will see. I fear nothing, so I will remember myself. Detached and at ease, I will dart past the Eagle to be free. — Carlos Castaneda

I’ll dig in into my days, having come here to live, not to visit. Grey is the price of neighboring with eagles, of knowing a mountain’s vast presence, seen or unseen. — Denise Levertov

I learnt how to hunt rattlesnakes with an eagle for Serena. — Ron Rash

There’s a lust in man, no charm can tame, of loudly publishing our neighbor’s shame. — Juvenal

The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! — Joyce Meyer

Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue I’ve topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace, Where never the lark, nor even eagle flew- And, while with silent lifting mind I’ve trod The high, untrespassed sanctity of space, Put out my hand and touched the face of God. — Dizzy Gillespie

You know, I think I did originally have some sort of idea of maybe a Where Eagles Dare kind of mission against impossible odds, but it really sort of died before I had a chance to really go anywhere with it, and then just doing the book was out of the question. — Garth Ennis

We need an Amber Alert. My Eagles are lost. Somebody please find them. — Tim Kelly

I want to win. I want to get deep in the playoffs and go to the Super Bowl. The Eagles have established themselves as a team that consistently is going to be successful. — Darren Howard

The ‘Crue’ is not the hardest band to cover. There are no harmonies like the Eagles. — Brian Miller

Down the hall came the wife. She was glorious, burning. She didn’t know yet that her husband was dead. We knew. That’s what gave her such power over us. The doctor took her into a room with a desk at the end of the hall, and from under the closed door a slab of brilliance radiated as if, by some stupendous process, diamonds were being incinerated in there. What a pair of lungs! She shrieked as I imagined an eagle would shriek. It felt wonderful to be alive to hear it! I’ve gone looking for that feeling everywhere. — Denis Johnson

Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed. — Neil Armstrong

The Eagles and the critics were not the best of friends. — Don Henley

Common hypocrites pass themselves off as doves; political and literary hypocrites pose as eagles. But don’t be fooled by their eagle-like appearance. These are not eagles, but rats or dogs. — Anton Chekhov

From the beginning of time in the NFL, you need to distinguish what stars can get away with and what others can get away with, … You can’t tell me the Philadelphia Eagles wouldn’t have loved to cut Terrell Owens. They can’t cut him. He’s too talented. They don’t have people to replace him. You learn to tolerate stars and their antics. — Cris Collinsworth

That eagle’s fate and mine are one, Which, on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high. — Edmund Waller

You can go 15 miles from here and see bald eagles along the Connecticut River. You can go outside this building and see peregrine falcons hunting in Bushnell Park. They nest on the Travelers Tower. — Gina McCarthy

As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill. — Helen Keller

There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud. — Carl Sandburg

Only if the dragon and the eagle turn their sights from each other and make room for each other in the world they share, can they reach new and brighter horizons. — Bill Vaughan

There’s no question that the galleries still like to see birdies and eagles. If you take them all away, it takes some of the dramatics, the excitement of a golf tournament and we [people] don’t want to do that. — Arnold Palmer

We may put too high a premium on speech from platform and pulpit, at the bar and in the legislative hall, and pay dear for the whistle of our endless harangues. England and especially Germany, are less loquacious, and attend more to business. We let the eagle, and perhaps too often the peacock, scream. — Bill Vaughan

We’re in a legal proceeding with the players’ association and the Eagles and the management council. We hope it doesn’t come to that. I certainly hope, as a result of this, we’ll hear from the Eagles and they’ll welcome him back. — Drew Rosenhaus

If the arbitrator ruled he was a free agent, he could have gone anywhere. This was the Eagles assuring that he came to them. — Gene Upshaw

If I were an animal, I would be an eagle. — Jamie Foxx

I will be the Thai equivalent of Eddie the Eagle. — Vanessa Mae

Somebody asked my friend Bob Seger, Why do you think the Eagles broke up? He said, Hotel California. — Glenn Frey

Across the San Joaquin valley, across California, across the entire nation, wherever there are injustices against men and women and children who work in the fields – there you will see our flags – with the black eagle with the white and red background, flying. Our movement is spreading like flames across a dry plain. — Cesar Chavez

I suspected something like this might happen, yes. It?s not malicious. I think the Eagles just made a good business decision and Corey made a good business decision, too. — S. Walker

Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization. — Frederick Reines

It is an honor to be recognized by our peers and a great credit to our staff. We continue to strive for relevant and entertaining content on our web site and we know that our fans return again and again for news about the team. The enormous growth of this medium has allowed fans all over the world to be part of the Eagles family. — Joe Banner

Our island has been the source of eagles for both mainland populations and northern islands. It’s possible that pair bonds will break. It’s taken us 25 years to get to the point that we’re at. — Ann Muscat

American Eagle clothing is stylish, flattering and all about embracing your individuality. — Shay Mitchell

American Eagle can be a selling point for other young, cutting-edge companies to come to Pittsburgh — Ed Rendell

I remember back in 1994 when the Eagles charged more than $100 for tickets. They said, ‘We ain’t Pearl Jam.’ That’s back when records were selling and the Eagles had sold just about as many as anyone on the planet. And years later we’re still charging less than them. — Eddie Vedder

I was an Eagles fan growing up, growing up so close to them, watching Jaworski (quarterback Ron) and (receiver) Harold Carmichael and (running back) Wilbert Montgomery, and those guys. So, there’s obviously a tie there for me. Of course, when I was in New York I was able to play them every year down there, and I still have a lot of family and friends back there. — Kerry Collins

I didn’t go downfield at all. It’s frustrating. I haven’t even sniffed the end zone this year. The Eagles didn’t do anything special to stop me. I just didn’t get the opportunity. I need to get the ball to help this team win. — Tony Gonzalez

I’ve always believed the greater danger is not aiming too high, but too low, settling for a bogey rather than shooting for an eagle. — Peter Scott

I didn’t live in the world of disco or the world of the Eagles. — George Thorogood

Wine transforms moles into eagles. — Charles Baudelaire

I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didn’t know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community. It has come in handy in my career in government. — Lloyd Bentsen

Unfortunately, not one person in the Eagles’ front office has given me any idea of what the future holds for me as a player for the Eagles beyond this season. This has come as a real shock to me. After a while, you start to wonder what’s going on. Why hasn’t the Eagles’ front office even tried to talk to me and see what my thoughts are on the subject of my future? — Duce Staley

Fly, on your way, like an eagle / Fly as high as the Sun. — Bruce Dickinson

When I wrote ‘Silver Linings,’ I thought I was writing a book about the Philadelphia Eagles and male bonding, but when the book came out, it was surprising to me that the mental health community embraced it. — Matthew Quick

We may talk as we please of lilies, and lions rampant, and spread eagles in fields of d’or or d’argent, but if heraldry were guided by reason, a plough in the field arable would be the most noble and ancient arms — Abraham Cowley

It’s a great event to get outside and enjoy nature. I find it very exciting no matter how many times I see bald eagles. — Karen Armstrong

I feel the Eagles have really done a good job of making those type of decisions. Being a businessman myself, I definitely had my opinion of what I thought their next move would be. I suspected that something like this would happen. — Darwin Walker

I worked with Joe at the Eagles and the one thing you can say is that his players always excel. — Sean Payton

The eagle may soar; beavers build dams. — Bill Vaughan

As much as I love heavy riffs, I like The Eagles, Neil Young, Elton John, Crowded House. — Zakk Wylde

Without a reunion, the Eagles are forever young, like James Dean. — Glenn Frey

Fool that I was, upon my eagle’s wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me. — John Dryden

Where the carcase is, there shall the eagles be gathered together. — English 16th Century Proverbs

The last time I played golf with President Ford he hit a birdie. And an eagle, a moose, an elk, an aardvark… — Bob Hope

I believe in reincarnation. In my last life I was a peasant. Next time around, I’d like to be an eagle. Who hasn’t dreamed they could fly? They’re a protected species, too. — Lee Trevino

You keep hearing everybody wants a more mobile quarterback, … But until one of the guys running around a bunch wins a Super Bowl, it kind of seems silly to me. Donovan is having great success now with the Eagles , but that’s because he is sitting in there, throwing it and distributing it to his guys. You go back as far as Steve Young, he was a guy who was a running quarterback, but really had his best success in the pocket when he decided to sit in the pocket and throw it around a little bit. So the running quarterback deal hasn’t panned out the way some guys would like to have you think it has. — Drew Bledsoe

Let the kite perch and let the eagle perch too – If one says no to the other, let his wing break. — Chinua Achebe

All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!!! — Abdul Kalam

If the Eagles were to get back together, it would have to be for the right reasons. I think it would look awful if it were just for the money. — Glenn Frey

I’ve got my old favorites like The Eagles and Bon Jovi. — Niall Horan

I’m certainly not thrilled with everything the Eagles did, but there are some things I’m quite proud of. — Don Henley

Larry Flynt, running for governor of California. His goal – change our state bird to the spread eagle. — Craig Kilborn

I am also the product of a place called Paint Creek. Doesn’t have a zip code. It’s too small to be called a town along the rolling plains of Texas. We grew dryland cotton and wheat, and when I wasn’t farming or attending Paint Creek Rural School, I was generally over at Troop 48 working on my Eagle Scout award. — Rick Perry

You know, I’m an eagle, flying around in the mountains. — Link Wray

The Eagles ended on a rather abrupt note, although in retrospect I realize now that it had been ending for quite some time. — Don Henley

Eagles don’t catch flies. — Desiderius Erasmus

I’m not going to mortgage the Eagles’ future for Marcus Mariota. — Chip Kelly

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