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

"It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds." - Aesop

"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." - Douglas Adams

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"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

“The reason birds can fly and we can't is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” - J.M. Barrie

"Writing songs is like capturing birds without killing them. Sometimes you end up with nothing but a mouthful of feathers." - Tom Waits

"One swallow does not make a summer." - Aristotle

"Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure." - Stephen King

"Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings."- Salvador Dali

"I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance." - e.e. cummings

"No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings." - William Blake

"If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes." - Charles Lindbergh

"I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven." - Emily Dickinson

"Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out." - Michel de Montaigne

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