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It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.
When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
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.
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.
Henry Ward Beecher
The Bible tells us that God will meet all our needs. He feeds the birds of the air and clothes the grass with the splendor of lilies. How much more, then, will He care for us, who are made in His image? Our only concern is to obey the heavenly Father and leave the consequences to Him.
What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife.
People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind - listen to the birds. And don't hate nobody.
I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.
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.
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
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
Use those talents you have. You will make it. You will give joy to the world. Take this tip from nature: The woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except those who sang best.
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.
It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you.
It's very likely that most mammals have consciousness, and probably birds, too.
There have been as many varieties of socialists as there are wild birds that fly in the woods and sometimes go up and on through the clouds.
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.
Roger Tory Peterson
Did St. Francis preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats.
To a man, ornithologists are tall, slender, and bearded so that they can stand motionless for hours, imitating kindly trees, as they watch for birds.
In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Hear the birds? Sometimes I like to pretend that I'm deaf and I try to imagine what it's like not to be able to hear them. It's not that bad.
Human beings are the only animal that thinks they change who they are simply by moving to a different place. Birds migrate, but it's not quite the same thing.
Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.
Roger Tory Peterson
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