Quotes of the Day for 26 April 2001 – Bird
The naturalist and artist John James Audubon was born on this day in 1780. I thought a "Bird" theme might be in order.
For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive.
- David H. Lawrence
I value my garden more for being full [of] blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
- Joseph Addison
The birds I heard today, which, fortunately, did not come within the scope of my science, sang as freshly as if it had been the first morning of creation.
- Henry David Thoreau
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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