Eagle Quotes & Sayings

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“In an eagle there is all the wisdom of the world.” – Lame Deer
“A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky.” – Crazy Horse
“When a storm is coming, all other birds seek shelter. The eagle alone avoids the storm by flying above it. So, in the storms of life may your heart be like an eagle’s and soar above.” – Author Unknown
“The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!” – Joyce Meyer
“As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.” – Helen Keller
“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
“You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren.” – William Henry Hudson
“Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.” – Elizabeth Bowen
“The most amazing lesson in aerodynamics I ever had was the day I climbed a thermal in a glider at the same time as an eagle. I witnessed, close up, effortlessness and lightness combined with strength, precision and determination.” – Norman Foster
“A friend is like an eagle; you don’t find them flying in flocks.” – Anonymous
“The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow.” – William Blake
“When you soar like an eagle, you attract the hunters.” – Milton S. Gould
“A believer is a bird in a cage, a freethinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wing.” – Robert Green Ingersoll
“From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought.” – Victor Hugo
“The whole wide ether is the eagle’s way: The whole earth is a brave man’s fatherland.” – Euripedes
“And every one had four faces: the first face was the face of a cherub, and the second face was the face of a man, and the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle.” – The Bible
“Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.” – Arthur Schopenhauer
“The mother eagle teachers her little ones to fly by making their nest so uncomfortable that they are forced to leave it and commit themselves to the unknown world of air outside.” – Hannah Whitehall Smith
“As an eagle, weary after soaring in the sky, folds its wings and flies down to rest in its nest, so does the shining Self enter the state of dreamless sleep, where one is freed from all desires.” – Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
“The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle’s own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.” – Aesop fable
“There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor’s shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die.” – William Harvey
“Only if the dragon and the eagle turn their sights from each other and make room for each other in the world they share, can they reach new and brighter horizons.” – Samuel Berger
“We are eagles of one nest…the nest is in our soul.” – Led Zeppelin
“Eagles: When they walk, they stumble. They are not what one would call graceful. They were not designed to walk. They fly. And when they fly, oh, how they fly, so free, so graceful. They see from the sky what we never see.” – Unknown
“When God made the oyster, he guaranteed his absolute economic and social security. He built the oyster a house, his shell, to shelter and protect him from his enemies… But when God made the Eagle, He declared, “The blue sky is the limit—build your own house!”… The Eagle, not the oyster, is the emblem of America.” – Author unknown
“The eagle suffers little birds to sing,/And is not careful what they mean thereby.” – William Shakespeare
“And there is a Catskill eagle in some souls that can alike dive down into the blackest gorges, and soar out of them again and become invisible in the sunny spaces. And even if he for ever flies within the gorge, that gorge is in the mountains; so that even in his lowest swoop the mountain eagle is still higher than other birds upon the plain, even though they soar.” – Herman Melville
“The chief is the chief. He is the eagle who flies high and cannot be touched by the spit of the toad.” – Mobutu Sésé Seko
“Whether it be the sweeping eagle in his flight, or the open apple-blossom, the toiling work-horse, the blithe swan, the branching oak, the winding stream at its base, the drifting clouds, over all the coursing sun, form ever follows function, and this is the law. Where function does not change form does not change.” – Louis Sullivan
“I wish the Bald Eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character; like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy.” – Benjamin Franklin
“So in the Libyan fable it is told/That once an eagle, stricken with a dart,/Said, when he saw the fashion of the shaft,/”With our own feathers, not by others’ hands,/Are we now smitten.” – Aeschylus
“Wheresoever the carcass is, there will the eagles be gathered together.” – Matthew, XXIV, 28
“But flies an eagle flight, bold and forth on,/Leaving no track behind.” – William Shakespeare
“Around, around, in ceaseless circles wheeling/With clangs of wings and scream, the Eagle sailed.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

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