Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.
— Victor Hugo

I never saw a wild thingsorry for itself;A small bird will drop frozen dead from a boughwithout ever having felt sorry for itself.
D. H. Lawrence boughs quote

The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
— Dante Alighieri

If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.
— Chinese Proverbs

I never see the prettiest thing -A cherry bough gone white with Spring -But what I think, How gay 'twould beTo hang me from a flowering tree.
— boughs quotation by Dorothy Parker