quote by Al-Ghazali

Whoever says that all music is prohibited, let him also claim that the songs of birds are prohibited.

— Al-Ghazali

Unusual Bird Song quotations

Bird song quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?

To rise above treeline is to go above thought, and after, the descent back into bird song, bog orchids, willows, and firs is to sink into the preliterate parts of ourselves.

Bird song quote Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.
Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.
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Only to the rude ear of one who is quite indifferent does the song of a bird seem always the same.

Life was not intended to be simply a round of work, no matter how interesting and important that work may be. A moment’s pause to watch the glory of a sunrise or a sunset is soul-satisfying, while a bird's song will set the steps to music all day long.


We do not ask for what useful purpose the birds do sing, for song is their pleasure since they were created for singing. Similarly, we ought not to ask why the human mind troubles to fathom the secrets of the heavens.

Bird song quote Every heart sings a song incomplete, until another heart whispers back.
Every heart sings a song incomplete, until another heart whispers back.

I will make you brooches and toys for your delight Of bird-song at morning and star-shine at night. I will make a palace fit for you and me Of green days in forests and blue days at sea.

My God is the green tide in the spring leaves the redness of cherries high in the air the excitement of shooting stars the song of birds in summer branches the sunrise on a winter's morning the name of everything we don't understand.

Stray birds of summer come to my window to sing and fly away.

And yellow leaves of autumn, which have no songs, flutter and fall there with a sigh.

Bird song quote Find the tribe that knows your song.
Find the tribe that knows your song.
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Never till this day Did life disturb the dense eternity Of joyless quiet;

never skylark's song, Or storm-bird's prescient scream, or eaglet's cry, Made vital the gross fog. The very light Is but an alien that can find no welcome


I cannot sing the old songs Though well I know the tune, Familiar as a cradle-song With sleep-compelling croon; Yet though I'm filled with music, As choirs of summer birds, I cannot sing the old songs-- I do not know the words.

Everyone wants to understand art. Why not try to understand the song of a bird? ...people who try to explain pictures are usually barking up the wrong tree.

Bird song quote The things that seem insignificant to most people such as note, song, or walk be
The things that seem insignificant to most people such as note, song, or walk become invaluable trasures kept safe in your heart to cherish forever.

I think people who don't believe in God are crazy.

How can you say there is no God when you hear the birds singing these beautiful songs you didn't make?

What does he plant who plants a tree? He plants the friend of sun and sky;

He plants the flag of breezes free; The shaft of beauty, towering high, he plants a home to heaven anigh. For song and mother-croon of bird, in hushed and happy twilight heard - The treble of heaven's harmony. These things he plants who plants a tree.

When the heart is cut or cracked or broken Do not clutch it Let the wound lie open Let the wind from the good old sea blow in to bathe the wound with salt and let it sting. Let a stray dog lick it Let a bird fly in the hole and sing a simple song like a tiny bell and let it ring.

Bird song quote Those who wish to sing... always find a song.
Those who wish to sing... always find a song.

Blessed be the Lord for the beauty of summer and spring, for the air, the water, the verdure, and the song of birds.

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

The autumn comes, a maiden fair In slenderness and grace, With nodding rice-stems in her hair And lilies in her face. In flowers of grasses she is clad; And as she moves along, Birds greet her with their cooing glad Like bracelets' tinkling song.

Bird song quote Little by little, the bird makes its nest.
Little by little, the bird makes its nest.

As one sits here in summertime and listens to the cuckoo and all the other bird songs, the crackling and buzzing of insects, as one gazes at the shining colors of flowers, doth one become dumbstruck before the Kingdom of the Creator.

In nature everything is valuable, everything has its place.

The rose, the daisy, the lark, the squirrel, each is different but beautiful. Each has its own expression. Each flower its' own fragrance. Each bird its' own song. So you too have your own unique melody.


Morning has broken Like the first morning. Blackbird has spoken Like the first bird.

Bird song quote God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.
God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.
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Man has gone to the moon but he does not yet know how to make a flame tree or a bird song. Let us keep our dear countries free from irreversible mistakes which would lead us in the future to long for those same birds and trees.

Clouds of insects danced and buzzed in the golden autumn light, and the air was full of the piping of the song-birds. Long, glinting dragonflies shot across the path, or hung tremulous with gauzy wings and gleaming bodies.

As for me, I used to be a bird with a gentle white womb, someone cut my throat just for laughs, I don’t know. As for me, I used to be a great albatross and whirled over the seas. Someone put an end to my journey, without any charity in the tone of it. But even stretched out on the ground I sing for you now my songs of love.

Bird song quote A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

Early summer days are a jubilee time for birds.

In the fields, around the house, in the barn, in the woods, in the swamp - everywhere love and songs and nests and eggs.


In Georgia where children work day and night in the cotton mills they have just passed a bill to protect song birds. What about the little children from whom all song is gone?

It was November--the month of crimson sunsets, parting birds, deep, sad hymns of the sea, passionate wind-songs in the pines. Anne roamed through the pineland alleys in the park and, as she said, let that great sweeping wind blow the fogs out of her soul.

Bird song quote Like a bird singing in the rain, the grateful memories survive in time of sorrow
Like a bird singing in the rain, the grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.

The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings.

The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement.

In Georgia where children work day and night in the cotton mills they have just passed a bill to protect song birds. What about the little children from whom all song is gone?

I love the sound of the wind in the trees and the song of the birds and the shuffle in the leaves of my many woodland friends.

Bird song quote You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car
You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.

For flowers that bloom about our feet;

For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; For song of bird, and hum of bee; For all things fair we hear or see, Father in heaven, we thank Thee!

The bird, the pin, the song, the berries, the watch, the cracker, the dress that burst into flames. I am the mockingjay. The one that survived despite the Capitol's plans. The symbol of the rebellion.

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.

Lonely trees are not lonely; they have their eternal companies: Songs of the birds; shadows of the clouds; lights of the Moon; whispers of the winds... Lonely trees are not lonely!

That is no country for old men. The young In one another's arms, birds in the trees - Those dying generations-at their song, The salmon-falls, the mackerel-crowded seas, Fish, flesh, or fowl, commend all summer long Whatever is begotten, born, and dies. Caught in that sensual music all neglect Monuments of unaging intellect.

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