Quotation Explorer - 'Nest'

A voice cannot carry the tongue and the lips that gave it wings. Alone must it seek the ether. And alone and without his nest shall the eagle fly across the sun. - Kahlil Gibran
Four men killed that day. The phrase sat up in Willie's head like a rat and made a nest for itself there - Sebastian Barry
Writers are vaccuum cleaners who suck up other people's lives and weave them into stories like a sparrow builds a nest from scraps. - Garrison Keillor
God gives every bird his worm, but he does not throw it into the nest. - Swedish Proverb
Change will force you to step off the path, to venture from the nest, to close your eyes and dive right in, knowing that the greatest opportunities in life are found in the sink or swim, do or die moments. - Stella Payton
Love should not cause suffocation and death if it is truly love. Don't bundle someone into an uncomfortable cage just because you want to ensure their safety in your life. The bird knows where it belongs, and will never fly to a wrong nest. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Can there be any question that the human is the least harmonious beast in the forest and the creature most toxic to the nest? - Randy Thornhorn
Peace is bald eagle Flying and flying over the treesIn search for a spotUnder the blue sky To build her nest to care. - Debasish Mridha
First the nest; then the flight. - Marty Rubin
God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest. - J. G. Holland
A dove will never nest in a burning tree, nor will love ever reside in unforgiving heart. - Jason Versey
A bird in a nest is secure, but that is not why God gave it wings. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude - Arthur Schopenhauer
The little dove, in her nest, in my kitchen window, still awake, all scared, waiting for the storm to pass and we humans are sleeping peacefully, believing that our concrete houses will save us... - Nauman Khan
You need to get out of the nest if you ever want to fly. - Todd Stocker
If I can stop one Heart from breaking I shall not live in vain If I can ease one Life the Aching, or cool one Pain, Or help one fainting Robin into his Nest again, I shall not live in Vain. - Emily Dickinson
Your world is as big as you make it.I know, for I used to abideIn the narrowest nest in a corner,My wings pressing close to my side. - Georgia Douglas Johnson
A rat in its stealing behavior may manage to steal gold jewelry and to make a nest with it but that does not in anyway qualify the rat to be a millionaire though it's gold pieces be worth that much. - Newton Gatambia
Our worst can become our best if mistakes are gathered like twigs of a bird's nest, giving one true foundation, a spiritual home to build their life upon. - Ace Antonio Hall
I need to work on developing a new, less irritable personality. though I suspect that an empty nest would be at least a partial cure, today I resorted to substance abuse. - Eloisa James
You need to get out of your nest in order to fly. - Todd Stocker
If you keep wanting to get back in the nest, you're missing the amazing experience of coming out to play at life for a while. - Jay Woodman
olivia reminds me of a bird sometimes, how her feathers get all ruffled when she's mad. and when she's fragile like this, she's a little lost bird looking for its nest. - R.J. Palacio
Moonlight drifts from overA hundred thousand milesTo fall upon a cemeteryIt reads a hundred epitaphsAnd then smiles at a nest ofBaby owls - Richard Brautigan
In every bush lies a nest. - Kensington Roth
I don't mean what other people mean when they speak of a home, because I don't regard a home as a...well, as a place, a building...a house...of wood, bricks, stone. I think of a home as being a thing that two people have between them in which each can...well, nest. - Tennessee Williams
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