Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
A child without education, is like a bird without wings.
Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.
The birds are moulting. If only man could moult also -- his mind once a year its errors, his heart once a year its useless passions.
If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
Use what talent you possess; the wood would be very silent if no bird sang except those that sang best.
It's best to have failure happen early in life.
It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes.
I never saw a wild thingsorry for itself;
A small bird will drop frozen dead from a boughwithout ever having felt sorry for itself.
The structure of a play is always the story of how the birds came home to roost.
I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars, the rest I just squandered.
You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
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.
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.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
If you nurture a beautiful garden in your heart, the singing bird will come and fill your world with beautiful music.
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.
O fret not after knowledge -- I have none, and yet my song comes native with the warmth. O fret not after knowledge -- I have none, and yet the Evening listens.
O lyric Love, half angel and half bird. And all a wonder and a wild desire.
God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
Sweet bird, that shun the noise of folly, most musical, most melancholy!
It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
Every bird that flies has the thread of the infinite in its claw.
In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature, large and small - the sounds of wind and water, the sounds of birds and insects - must inevitably find their analogues in music.
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.
When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head!
If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.
I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
The guy was infected with bird flu because he took a sick chicken, slaughtered it and and then ate it.
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
why am I growing old?
bird disappearing among clouds.
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing
than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance
Pan, who and what art thou? he cried huskily.
I'm youth, I'm joy, Peter answered at a venture, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
Calvin: Look, a dead bird!
Hobbes: It must've hit a window.
Calvin: Isn't it beautiful? It's so delicate. Sighhh... once it's too late, you appreciate what a miracle life is. You realize that nature is ruthless and our existence is very fragile, temporary, and precious. But to go on with your daily affairs, you can't really think about that...which is probably why everyone takes the world for granted and why we act so thoughtlessly. It's very confusing. I suppose it will all make sense when we grow up.
Hobbes: No doubt.