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 (19221986)
“To the birds and trees he talks:
Caesar of his leafy Rome,
There the poet is at home.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)