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I used to live a very social life and never spend much solitary time looking at birds or reading.
The evidence is overwhelming that birds are dinosaurs.
I got a lot of flak originally for writing with photographs, because the great cliche in photography is that one photograph is worth a thousand words, and photographers are usually dodo birds anyway.
In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we’re pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker‘s praise without anxiety.
My father always taught by telling stories about his experiences. His lessons were about morality and art and what insects and birds and human beings had in common. He told me what it meant to be a man and to be a Black man. He taught me about love and responsibility, about beauty, and how to make gumbo.
More than just a sobering history lesson, ‘Angry Birds’ is a beautiful game. It’s absolutely lovely.
We must force the government to stop the bird migration. We must shoot all birds, field all our men and troops… and force migratory birds to stay where they are.
Birds themselves are so interesting and intelligent, and they give so many cues without being verbal, so they say such great things. Feathers are superior to fur, even. They’re so beautiful, and nature uses such amazing colors.
If worms carried pistols, birds wouldn’t eat ’em.
Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc.
League of Legends‘ is banned in my house and rightly so. It is just awful. In the past, I’ve been staying up and playing it. Then all of a sudden, it is 6 A.M., the birds are tweeting and I’m thinking: ‘Oh my God, I’ve got to get up in a couple of hours to take my son Alexander to school. Then I’ve got to practise.’
Trends suck you in, anywhere in the world, patterns you don’t even see. It’s so easy. Look at Wall Street – look at any sports team in the world – there are trends. Look at exercising. Nothing but patterns and trends, and that’s what I started to see. Like a flock of birds all flying in one direction.
The respiratory mechanisms of birds are definitely adapted to the function of flight, as evidenced by the fact that birds which do not fly (Apteryx, Penguins) show these adaptations in a greatly reduced form.
One of the bibles of my youth was ‘Birds of the West Indies,’ by James Bond, a well-known ornithologist, and when I was casting about for a name for my protagonist I thought, ‘My God, that’s the dullest name I’ve ever heard,’ so I appropriated it. Now the dullest name in the world has become an exciting one.
Animal substance seems to be the first food of all birds, even the granivorous tribes.
We should not put additional stressors on God’s creatures through irresponsible trade practices in wild birds.
Migratory birds connect people, ecosystems, and nations. They are symbols of peace and of an interconnected planet.
In my life, I have dreamt of seeing the great herds of wild animals, jungles and rainforests full of birds and butterflies, but now I wonder if they will even exist for my children to see.
Human beings are the only animal that thinks they change who they are simply by moving to a different place. Birds migrate, but it’s not quite the same thing.
When people chat to me about my childhood and getting into horses, they’re like, ‘Was it like the birds sang and the sun came out? Was it an amazing experience?’ I’m like, ‘No, it was rubbish. I was frightened. I was pretty unbalanced, and most ponies took advantage of me.’
Hempseed produces no observable high for humans or birds.
I don’t care how many times I play ‘Angry Birds.’ When you have the world’s cares on your shoulders and you fling those little birds at those rotten pigs, then the whole world just melts away.
We all have our preferences – some people go for birds – but for me, there’s just something about the wolf; the design of it is really aesthetically pleasing.
Wax myrtle: The birds love this stuff.
All birds are incipient or would-be songsters in the spring. I find corroborative evidence of this even in the crowing of the cock.
Indians walk softly and hurt the landscape hardly more than the birds and squirrels, and their brush and bark huts last hardly longer than those of wood rats, while their more enduring monuments, excepting those wrought on the forests by the fires they made to improve their hunting grounds, vanish in a few centuries.
What I am interested in with birds, just as I am with spiders or monkeys, is what they do and why they do it.
Beyond individual intelligence, nature has also cultivated intelligence through swarms. For example, bees, birds and fish act in a more intelligent way when acting together as a swarm, flock or school.
In order to arrive at knowledge of the motions of birds in the air, it is first necessary to acquire knowledge of the winds, which we will prove by the motions of water in itself, and this knowledge will be a step enabling us to arrive at the knowledge of beings that fly between the air and the wind.
I am not into the unrealistic realm of magic realism where birds talk.
Many of the birds Audubon painted are now extinct, and still we go on killing them, more or less casually, with our pesticides and wires and machinery.
Every time I decide I want a child I get another pet. I have 3 dogs, 13 birds and 3 horses, what does that tell you?
I’m not perfect and I know it. I’ve done all sorts of things that are frowned upon these days – big-game hunting, fishing. I still enjoy fishing but I don’t kill warm-blooded animals any more – I make an exception with birds sometimes.
The white men in the East are like birds. They are hatching out their eggs every year, and there is not room enough in the East, and they must go elsewhere; and they come out West, as you have seen them coming for the last few years.
As millions of people know, one of the great pleasures of walking in areas of the uplands managed for grouse is to see and hear large numbers of curlew, lapwing and golden plover – all ground-nesting birds largely absent or in rapidly declining numbers elsewhere.
I always told my children that if they want to be pilot, go ahead and do it, or if they wanted to get into agriculture, I told them that I will support them. But when they chose music, you feel as if those birds have come back home to the nest.
The cyber threat has evolved dramatically since I left DOJ in 2005, partly just reflecting how much the digital world has itself evolved over that time. Back then, ‘tweeting’ was something only birds did.
Learn from nature. Stuff lives and stuff dies all the time, you know. Animals and birds and flowers. Trees come and go, and we come and go. That’s it. So we should all seize life and make the most of what we have while we can.
There was very little art in my childhood. I was raised in South Carolina; I wasn’t aware of any art in South Carolina. There was a minor museum in Charleston, which had nothing of interest in it. It showed local artists, paintings of birds.
North Korea was pretty insane. Like the first thing my mom taught me was don’t even whisper, the birds and mice could hear me. She told me the most dangerous thing that I had in my body was my tongue.
Birds have wings; they’re free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.
I was raised in South Carolina; I wasn’t aware of any art in South Carolina. There was a minor museum in Charleston, which had nothing of interest in it. It showed local artists, paintings of birds.
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
One reason that birds matter – ought to matter – is that they are our last, best connection to a natural world that is otherwise receding. They’re the most vivid and widespread representatives of the Earth as it was before people arrived on it.
The best thing you can do when you’re not feeling funny is go out and get more stimuli from the world, get out and walk around, read a book, go talk to some birds or a dog and replenish the well, as it were.
Truth is, I have been scared of birds since I was a little girl. I think it’s genetic because my mom shares this fear with me.
Wild geese have so much less fat than their domestic brethren that, as far as the kitchen is concerned, the two birds should be considered different species altogether – so much so that they require opposite roasting methods.
When I lament and darken over my diminishments, I accomplish nothing. It’s better to sit at the window all day, pleased to watch birds, barns, and flowers.
The radical otherness of birds is integral to their beauty and their value. They are always among us but never of us. Their indifference to us ought to serve as a chastening reminder that we’re not the measure of all things.
There’s a lovely character in ‘Under Milk Wood’ called Mrs. Ogmore Pritchard and she’s incredibly tidy and clean. She really is unbearably tidy and clean! And I terrorize my husband when he comes in sometimes from shooting and there’s awful dead birds all over the hall that he calls me Mrs. Ogmore Pritchard.
My parents never had to tell me about the birds and the bees, you know? It was very out in the open.
Maybe we are all prospective migrants. The lines of national borders on maps are artificial constructs, as unnatural to us as they are to birds flying overhead. Our first impulse is to ignore them.
People find birdsong relaxing and reassuring because over thousands of years, they have learnt when the birds sing, they are safe; it’s when birds stop singing that people need to worry.
The construction of an airplane is simple compared with the evolutionary achievement of a bird. If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
As a child, I read a great many books in which animals and birds played significant roles, not only in the narrative itself, but also in creating the emotional and psychological atmosphere of that narrative – the imaginative furniture, as it were, in which any story unfolds.
Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It’s very special to me.
I love to watch birds and wildlife.
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
I love all animals. I have a fascination with fish, birds, whales – sentient life – insects, reptiles.
I live in Mussoorie. I love my birds and Himalayas. There is always a new mountain to climb and mountains keep coming to me.
The older I get, the more I think birds are the best musicians on the planet.
One game that I’ve been playing a lot is ‘Super Stick Golf.’ It’s really simple, and it’s similar in a sense to ‘Angry Birds’ because you have to hit the right angle and the right trajectory to complete each hole. That one really hooked me.
With a few exceptions, birds are not to be trusted; it is not normal to have such soft, vulnerable bodies bookended with slashing beaks and razor-sharp claws. It is as unnatural as an armed marshmallow.
For most of my life, I didn’t pay attention to birds.
Tiny quails may not seem as impressive as a mammoth turkey, but there is something refreshing about a spread of individual birds on the Christmas table.
I love the rabbits and the squirrels and the birds.
Dealing with environmental lawsuits and grassroots resistance is expensive. Industrial wind and solar developers have to hire lawyers, public relations specialists, and scientists willing to testify that this or that project poses only a modest threat to endangered birds and bats.
I listened to birds and crickets, looking for the ways that rhythm appears most naturally in the world. I listened to the Smithsonian‘s field recordings of pygmy choirs from Africa.
It has been suggested that those of us who are fighting to defend liberty – fighting to turn around the out-of-control spending and out-of-control debt in this country, fighting to defend the Constitution, it has been suggested that we are wacko birds.
Sound sounds are terrible in the city, but it’s great to listen and to walk and listen to people talk to each other. There are birds. You hear spring. I like listening to the city.
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
Turkeys, quails, and small birds, are here to be seen; but birds are not numerous in desart forests; they draw near to the habitations of men, as I have constantly observed in all my travels.
My school was one of the most beautiful places a child can grow up in. You are surrounded by nature – cats, dogs, birds and buffaloes everywhere.
It’s very likely that most mammals have consciousness, and probably birds, too.
Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
People think I’m a keen birdwatcher, but I don’t go out of my way to look at birds. I’m not Bill Oddie. But I do know which are which. I keep my eyes open.
Our priorities are out of whack. We spend too much to protect birds and fish at the expense of people.
I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
I don’t spend that much time being introspective, believe it or not. All I know is that I grew up not questioning God because that’s how you are. God was there like the birds and the wind.
Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation affirming my connection to the earth body.
I have dogs and birds as pets.
There’s a lot of us out here that are birds, man. We all need to just fly.
St. Petersburg is a wonderful city. You have wonderful parks, birds singing in the trees, manatees in the water, pelicans. So it’s like this little paradise on Earth.
There is a lot of talk in publishing these days that we need to become more like the Internet: We need to make books for short attention spans with bells and whistles – books, in short, that are as much like ‘Angry Birds’ as possible. But I think that’s a terrible idea.
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we’ll soon be in trouble.
I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.