The birds will soon settle that question.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren.
Blackbirds are the cellos of the deep farms
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
A forest bird never wants a cage.
Birds of a feather will gather together.
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we’ll soon be in trouble.
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
Better a debauched canary than a pious wolf.
When birds burp, it must taste like bugs.
I was honestly very nervous of Constance Wheatcroft. And I wasn’t the only one. Her entire family was afraid of her. Dogs were afraid of her. Bindweed in the hedge would wither as she passed; birds would forget their nesting instincts and fly back to north Africa at the sound of her hideous cries.
I know why the caged bird sings.
There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
The bluebird carries the sky on his back.