Birds

Famous quotes containing the word birds:

    man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an
    evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the
    sons of men snared in an evil time,
    Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes (l. IX, 12)

    The air deals blows: surely too hard, too often?
    No: it is bent on bringing summer down.
    Dead leaves desert in thousands, outwards, upwards,
    Numerous as birds; but the birds fly away....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    To the birds and trees he talks:
    Caesar of his leafy Rome,
    There the poet is at home.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)