quote by Morgan Freeman

I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice.

— Morgan Freeman

Joyful Caged Birds quotations

Caged birds 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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I am a cage, in search of a bird.

I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore,- When he beats his bars and would be free; It is not a carol of joy or glee, But a prayer that he sends from his heart's deep core, But a plea, that upward to Heaven he flings- I know why the caged bird sings!

Caged birds quote Little by little, the bird makes its nest.

Little by little, the bird makes its nest.

God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.

Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.

Caged birds 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.

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.

Caged birds accept each other, but flight is what they long for.

Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.

Caged birds 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.

The caged bird sings with a fearful trill, of things unknown, but longed for still, and his tune is heard on the distant hill, for the caged bird sings of freedom.

A forest bird never wants a cage.

If growing up is painful for the Southern Black girl, being aware of her displacement is the rust on the razor that threatens the throat. It is an unnecessary insult.

Caged birds quote I would like to paint the way a bird signs.

I would like to paint the way a bird signs.

A believer is a bird in a cage, a freethinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wing.

Islam was like a mental cage. At first, when you open the door, the caged bird stays inside: it is frightened. It has internalized its imprisonment. It takes time for bird to escape, even after someone has opened the doors to its cage.

I know what the caged bird feels, alas!

Caged birds quote Use what talent you possess; the wood would be very silent if no bird sang excep

Use what talent you possess; the wood would be very silent if no bird sang except those that sang best.

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If one thinks about racism by examining only one wire of the cage, or one form of disadvantage, it is difficult to understand how and why the bird is trapped. Only a large number of wires arranged in a specific way, and connected to one another, serve to enclose the bird and to ensure that it cannot escape.

I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged.

Their feathers are just too bright.

I know why the caged bird sings.

Caged birds quote A child without education, is like a bird without wings.

A child without education, is like a bird without wings.

Put a bird cage near the window so that the bird can see the sky? It's much better to look than not to, even if it hurts.

You can cage the songbird, but you can't make her sing.

And you can trap the free bird, but you'll have to clip her wings.

Few, if any, survive their teens. Most surrender to the vague but murderous pressure of adult conformity.

Caged birds quote I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on t

I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question.

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The Love bird is one hundred percent faithful to his mate-who is locked into the same cage.

Caged birds sing of freedom, free birds fly.

The sound of the harpsichord resembles that of a bird-cage played with toasting-forks.

Caged birds quote Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

If the bird does like its cage, and does like its sugar and will not leave it, why keep the door so very carefully shut?

But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams.

Men have hitherto treated women like birds which have strayed down to them from the heights; as something more delicate, more fragile, more savage, stranger, sweeter, soulful--but as something which has to be caged up so that it shall not fly away.

Caged birds quote Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.

Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.

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

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

Girdles and wire stays should have never been invented. No man wants to hug a padded bird cage.

I wouldn't steal anything because stealing is wrong.

If I had to, I'd steal a caged bird and set it free.

Caged birds quote The birds of hope are everywhere, listen to them sing.

The birds of hope are everywhere, listen to them sing.

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Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy.

My soul-bird loves my body-cage Only when it is kept fit, Pure and absolutely immaculate.

How can a bird that is born for joy Sit in a cage and sing?

Like a bird, when his cage is opened, stays on his perch, dazzled by freedom, the postponed traveler does not see that his cage, with its bars of anxiety, it is open.

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