Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Birds and Quotes

 Blue Footed Booby

 Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Albert Einstein

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

 Yellow Warbler
In this outdoor waiting room of winds & stars she had been sitting for a 100 years,at peace in the contemplation of herself.
Scott Fitzgerald

 Baby Pygmy Owl

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein
 Blue Magpie of Taiwan
There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud. Carl Sandburg

Mandarin Ducks 

 Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.  Dale Carnegie
 Have you ever observed a humming-bird moving about in an aerial dance among the flowers - a living prismatic gem.... it is a creature of such fairy-like loveliness as to mock all description.  
W.H. Hudson 

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Albert Einstein 

A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird? 
Edward Hersey Richards

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
  Friedrich Nietzsche