Eagles quotes

  • I was born by God's dear grace, in an extraordinary place. Where the stars and stripes, and the eagle fly.
    -- Aaron Tippin

    #Stars #Eagles #Grace

  • All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!!!
    -- Abdul Kalam

    #Attitude #Rain #Eagles

  • September 11, 2001: Citizens of the U.S., besieged by terror’s sting, rose up, weeping glory, as if on eagles’ wings.--from the poem Angel of Remembrance: Candles for September 11, 2001
    -- Aberjhani

    #Angel #Eagles #Wings

  • "We may talk what we please," he cries in his enthusiasm for the oldest of the arts, "of lilies, and lions rampant, and spread eagles, in fields d'or or d'argent; but, if heraldry were guided by reason, a plough in a field arable would be the most noble and ancient arms."
    -- Abraham Cowley

    #Art #Garden #Eagles

  • Shoot eagles on the Jack Nicklaus course, Porsche with the triple exhaust, Seats soft like a midget's cough...
    -- Action Bronson

    #Rap #Eagles #Hip Hop

  • 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

    #Fashion #Eagles #Hands

  • The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own Lures. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
    -- Aesop

    #Mean #Eagles #Arrows

  • The world would have you agree with its dismal dream of limitation. But the light would have you soar like the eagle of your sacred visions.
    -- Alan Cohen

    #Dream #Light #Eagles

  • And little eagles wave their wings in gold.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Eagles #Wings #Gold

  • Not half so swift the trembling doves can fly, When the fierce eagle cleaves the liquid sky; Not half so swiftly the fierce eagle moves, When thro' the clouds he drives the trembling doves.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Moving #Clouds #Eagles

  • Art still followed where Rome's eagles flew.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Art #Eagles #Rome

  • The future does not belong to those who attack our Embassies and Consulates and kill our Ambassadors. The Angel of Death in the form of an American Bald Eagle will visit you and wreak havoc and destruction upon your existence
    -- Allen West

    #Angel #Eagles #Doe

  • Hippogriff, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, only one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Horse #Animal #Eagles

  • Like Lenin Comrade Stalin is a leader of a higher type. He is a mountain eagle, without fear in the fight, who boldly leads the bolshevik party on unexplored roads toward the total victory of Communism.
    -- Anastas Mikoyan

    #Party #Fighting #Eagles

  • What would the Russian Bear and the American Eagle do if they discovered our paradise? Our secrecy is our shield!
    -- Andrew Ryan

    #Eagles #Paradise #Shields

  • The butterfly in a caterpillar: the eagle in an egg; the saint in a selfish human being.
    -- Anthony de Mello

    #Selfish #Butterfly #Eagles

  • There's no question that the galleries still like to see birdies and eagles. If you take them all away, it takes some of the dramatics, the excitement of a golf tournament and we [people] don't want to do that.
    -- Arnold Palmer

    #Golf #Eagles #People

  • Fame has eagle wings, and yet she mounts not so high as man's desires.
    -- Benjamin Disraeli

    #Men #Eagles #Wings

  • I've always thought the American eagle needed a left wing and a right wing. The right wing would see to it that economic interests had their legitimate concerns addressed. The left wing would see to it that ordinary people were included in the bargain. Both would keep the great bird on course. But with two right wings or two left wings, it's no longer an eagle and it's going to crash.
    -- Bill Moyers

    #Eagles #Wings #Two

  • We may put too high a premium on speech from platform and pulpit, at the bar and in the legislative hall, and pay dear for the whistle of our endless harangues. England and especially Germany, are less loquacious, and attend more to business. We let the eagle, and perhaps too often the peacock, scream.
    -- Bill Vaughan

    #Eagles #Pay #England

  • The eagle may soar; beavers build dams.
    -- Bill Vaughan

    #Eagles #Dams #May

  • 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.
    -- Bill Vaughan

    #Sight #Dragons #Eagles

  • What makes a genius? The ability to see. To see what? The butterfly in a caterpillar, the eagle in an egg, the saint in a selfish person, life in death, unity in separation, God in the human and human in God and suffering as the form in which the incomprehensibility of God himself appears.
    -- Brennan Manning

    #Selfish #Butterfly #Eagles

  • The 'Crue' is not the hardest band to cover. There are no harmonies like the Eagles.
    -- Brian Miller

    #Eagles #Band #Harmony

  • If you associate with turkeys, you will never fly with the eagles.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Eagles #Turkeys

  • Your choice of people to associate with, both personally and business-wise, is one of the most important choices you make. If you associate with turkeys, you will never fly with the eagles.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Motivational #Wise #Eagles

  • If you want to fly with the eagles you can't hang out with the crows.
    -- Brock Lesnar

    #Eagles #Crow #Want

  • Fly, on your way, like an eagle / Fly as high as the Sun.
    -- Bruce Dickinson

    #Eagles #Way #Sun

  • 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

    #Eagles #Christian Inspirational #Literature

  • There is an eagle in me that wants to soar...
    -- Carl Sandburg

    #Eagles #Want #Soar

  • God created us with an overwhelming desire to soar. Our desire to develop and use every ounce of potential He's placed in us is not egotistical. He designed us to be tremendously productive and "to mount up with wings like eagles," realistically dreaming of what He can do with our potential.
    -- Carol Kent

    #Christian #Dream #Eagles

  • Elinor Lipman tweets like a nightingale with an eagle eye.
    -- Cathleen Schine

    #Eye #Eagles #Tweet

  • Across the San Joaquin valley, across California, across the entire nation, wherever there are injustices against men and women and children who work in the fields - there you will see our flags - with the black eagle with the white and red background, flying. Our movement is spreading like flames across a dry plain.
    -- Cesar Chavez

    #Children #Men #Eagles

  • A man attains greatness by his merits, not simply by occupying an exalted seat. Can we call a crow an eagle (garuda) simply because he sits on the top of a tall building.
    -- Chanakya

    #Greatness #Men #Eagles

  • I'm not going to mortgage the Eagles' future for Marcus Mariota.
    -- Chip Kelly

    #Eagles #Mortgage

  • I'd rather have my teeth drilled than listen to that awful song, 'Fly, Eagles Fly.'
    -- Chris Christie

    #Song #Eagles #Awful

  • The chimpanzees in the zoos do it, Some courageous kangaroos do it Let's do it, let's fall in love. I'm sure giraffes on the sly do it, Even eagles as they fly do it, Let's do it, let's fall in love.
    -- Cole Porter

    #Falling In Love #Zoos #Eagles

  • The wretch that fears to drown, will break through flames; Or, in his dread of flames, will plunge in waves. When eagles are in view, the screaming doves Will cower beneath the feet of man for safety.
    -- Colley Cibber

    #Fear #Men #Eagles

  • The eagles ruled the air as the tribes ruled the land.
    -- Conn Iggulden

    #Air #Eagles #Land

  • My name ain't Steve Miller, but I fly like an Eagle.
    -- Coolio

    #Eagles #Names #Musical

  • Leaders take eagles and teach them to fly in formation.
    -- D. Wayne Calloway

    #Eagles #Leader #Teach

  • Compared to the typical Zim/Chomsky-spouting grad school clown, a trucker with a screaming eagle hat is a paragon of political nuance.
    -- David Burge

    #School #Eagles #Political

  • What happened to your foot?" "I had a little disagreement with an eagle --stupid birds, eagles. He couldn't tell the difference between a hawk and a pigeon. I had to educate him. He bit me while I was tearing out a sizable number of his wing feathers." "Uncle," Polgara said reproachfully. "He started it.
    -- David Eddings

    #Uncles #Stupid #Eagles

  • Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace, Where never the lark, nor even eagle flew- And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod The high, untrespassed sanctity of space, Put out my hand and touched the face of God.
    -- Dizzy Gillespie

    #Blue #Eagles #Hands

  • I'm certainly not thrilled with everything the Eagles did, but there are some things I'm quite proud of.
    -- Don Henley

    #Eagles #Proud

  • The Eagles ended on a rather abrupt note, although in retrospect I realize now that it had been ending for quite some time.
    -- Don Henley

    #Eagles #Retrospect #Realizing

  • The Eagles and the critics were not the best of friends.
    -- Don Henley

    #Eagles #Critics

  • Eagles are seagulls with a good hairdo.
    -- Douglas Coupland

    #Eagles #Seagull #Hairdos

  • I'll always be a Golden Eagle
    -- Dwyane Wade

    #Eagles #Golden

  • Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
    -- E. F. Schumacher

    #Attitude #Greatness #Eagles

  • American Eagle can be a selling point for other young, cutting-edge companies to come to Pittsburgh
    -- Ed Rendell

    #Cutting #Eagles #Pittsburgh

  • You can't soar like an eagle and crap like a canary.
    -- Ed Sabol

    #Eagles #Canaries #Soar

  • One cannot bring up boys to be eagles and then expect them to be sparrows.
    -- Edith Roosevelt

    #Boys #Eagles #Sparrows

  • That eagle's fate and mine are one, Which, on the shaft that made him die, Espied a feather of his own, Wherewith he wont to soar so high.
    -- Edmund Waller

    #Fate #Eagles #Made

  • Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.
    -- Elizabeth Bowen

    #Fate #Destiny #Eagles

  • The little and the great are joined in one By God's great force. The wondrous golden sun Is linked unto the glow-worm's tiny spark; The eagle soars to heaven in his flight; And in those realms of space, all bathed in light, Soar none except the eagle and the lark.
    -- Emma Lazarus

    #Space #Light #Eagles

  • Everybody uses pop culture as a shorthand. You might make an obscure reference to Monty Python or Iron Eagle that only some people will get, but if they do it conveys a world of meaning.
    -- Ernest Cline

    #Python #Eagles #Iron

  • Yours will be the wings of an eagle's flight, the soaring of a lark, sunward, heavenward, Godward! But you must take time to be holy - in meditation, in prayer, and especially in the use of the Bible.
    -- F.B. Meyer

    #Prayer #Eagles #Wings

  • The American nation in the sixth ward is a fine people; they love the eagle - on the back of a dollar.
    -- Finley Peter Dunne

    #Eagles #People #Insulting

  • An Eagle Scout deserves a letter of congratulations, but not a proclamation, ... That's a normal process. It's not a heroic process.
    -- Frank Bruno

    #Congratulations #Eagles #Letters

  • We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests.
    -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

    #Selfish #Men #Eagles

  • Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization.
    -- Frederick Reines

    #Leadership #Boys #Eagles

  • Did you ever know that you're my hero, you're everything I wish I could be. I could fly higher than an eagle with you as the wind beneath my wings.
    -- Gary Morris

    #Friendship #Hero #Eagles

  • Days, when the ball of our vision Had eagles that flew unabashed to sun; When the graps on the bow was decision, And arrow and hand and eye were one; When the Pleasures, like waves to a swimmer, Came heaving for rapture ahead! - Invoke them, they dwindle, they glimmer As lights over mounds of the dead.
    -- George Meredith

    #Eye #Light #Eagles

  • I didn't live in the world of disco or the world of the Eagles.
    -- George Thorogood

    #Eagles #World #Disco

  • I would like to deny all allegations by Bob Hope that during my last game of golf, I hit an eagle, a birdie, an elk and a moose.
    -- Gerald R. Ford

    #Golf #Eagles #Games

  • Just as eagles soar through the vast expanse of the sky without meeting any obstructions, needing only minimal effort to maintain their flight, so advanced meditators concentrating on emptiness can meditate on emptiness for a long time with little effort. Their minds soar through space-like emptiness, undistracted by any other phenomenon. When we meditate on emptiness we should try to emulate these meditators.
    -- Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

    #Eagles #Sky #Space

  • I am eagle, I am eagle!
    -- Gherman Titov

    #Moon #Eagles #Star Gazing

  • The eagle that soars in the upper air does not worry itself how it is to cross rivers.
    -- Gladys Aylward

    #Air #Eagles #Rivers

  • Somebody asked my friend Bob Seger, Why do you think the Eagles broke up? He said, Hotel California.
    -- Glenn Frey

    #Thinking #Eagles #California

  • If the Eagles were to get back together, it would have to be for the right reasons. I think it would look awful if it were just for the money.
    -- Glenn Frey

    #Thinking #Eagles #Together

  • The last two years with the Eagles were pretty intense times. There was a lot of drinking and we were all getting high a lot. My parents were relieved when I got off the Eagles treadmill.
    -- Glenn Frey

    #Drinking #Eagles #Years

  • Without a reunion, the Eagles are forever young, like James Dean.
    -- Glenn Frey

    #Eagles #Forever #Reunion

  • Every culture from the Egyptians to the Mayans to the American Indians to the Bedouins created bestiaries that enabled them to express their relationship with nature. Ashes and Snow is a 21st-century bestiary filled with species from around the world. Nature’s orchestra includes not just Homo sapiens but elephants, whales, manatees, eagles, cheetahs, orangutans, and many others.
    -- Gregory Colbert

    #Eagles #Whales #Elephants

  • Every time Europe looks across the Atlantic to see the American Eagle, it observes only the rear end of an ostrich.
    -- H. G. Wells

    #Ostriches #Eagles #Europe

  • An ounce of gold is an ounce of gold, whether it consists of guineas, sovereigns or eagles.
    -- Hans F. Sennholz

    #Eagles #Gold #Guinea

  • Heine commenting on the music of Louis Hector Berlioz: He is an immense nightingale, a lark as great as an eagle. . . . The music causes me to dream of fabulous empires, filled with fabulous sins.
    -- Hector Berlioz

    #Music #Dream #Eagles

  • 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

    #Skills #Arrows #Eagles

  • The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight.
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    #Fall #Night #Eagles

  • You are not called to be a canary in a cage. You are called to be an eagle, and to fly sun to sun, over continents.
    -- Henry Ward Beecher

    #Opportunity #Eagles #Sun

  • Chris Eagles flew in on Shaun Wright-Phillips, so hard he almost broke the hyphen.
    -- Henry Winter

    #Soccer #Football #Eagles

  • Every house was festooned with flowers and with lanterns. On the national day, the whole country went wild with joy, But on that very day, I was placed in chains and transferred: The wind remains contrary to the flight of the eagle.
    -- Ho Chi Minh

    #Country #Flower #Eagles

  • Fierce eagles breed not the tender dove.
    -- Horace

    #Eagles #Fierce #Dove

  • My jaw dropped open. Holy crows...There's a couple of eagles mixed in there, Luke commented.And a few hawks, Aiden added.I rolled my eyes. Okay. Holy birds of prey! Is that better?Much, Aiden murmured.
    -- J. Lynn

    #Couple #Eye #Eagles

  • You ought not to be rude to an eagle, when you are only the size of a hobbit, and are up in hid eyrie at night!
    -- J. R. R. Tolkien

    #Night #Eagles #Rude

  • I come from under the hill, and under the hills and over the hills my paths led. And through the air, I am he that walks unseen. I am the clue-finder, the web-cutter, the stinging fly. I was chosen for the lucky number. I am he that buries his friends alive and drowns them and draws them alive again from the water. I came from the end of a bag, but no bag went over me. I am the friend of bears and the guest of eagles. I am Ringwinner and Luckwearer; and I am Barrel-rider.
    -- J. R. R. Tolkien

    #Eagles #Numbers #Air


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  • For the Indian,dance is a personal form of prayer. When the Eagle Dancer puts on his costume,when he begins to dance to the music,he doesn't simply perform it; he actually becomes the eagle itself. The dancer is virtually inseparable from the dance.
    -- Jamake Highwater

    #Prayer #Eagles #Dancer

  • At lunch Francis [Crick] winged into the Eagle to tell everyone within hearing distance that we had found the secret of life.
    -- James D. Watson

    #Distance #Lunch #Eagles

  • Ensure that no Marine who honorably wore the eagle, globe and anchor is lost to the Marine Corps family.
    -- James L. Jones

    #Marine #Eagles #Anchors

  • If I were an animal, I would be an eagle.
    -- Jamie Foxx

    #Animal #Eagles #Would Be

  • That kind of tenderness couldn't be permitted to last. You only got a taste, enough to know what perfection meant, and then you paid for it the rest of your life. Like the guy chained to a rock, who stole fire. The gods made an eagle eat his liver for all eternity. You paid for every second of beauty you managed to steal.
    -- Janet Fitch

    #Fire #Rocks #Eagles

  • I was nervous starting off today. I was nervous because I felt like I was going to play good and shoot a good round. I was trying to calm myself down. This race is a long race. The eagle at two was helped, but I was trying not to be too eager.
    -- Jay Haas

    #Two #Race #Eagles

  • Yes, I am sad, sad as a circus-lioness, sad as an eagle without wings, sad as a violin with only one string and that one broken, sad as a woman who is growing old. Sad, sad, sad...
    -- Jean Rhys

    #Wings #Eagles #Broken

  • Eagles are very tolerant and very adaptable, but they have to get established first. When birds are setting up their breeding territory, they are the most susceptible to being discouraged.
    -- Jim Elliot

    #Eagles #Bird #Territory

  • (after listening to people gripe and complain just smile and remember) Crows can’t hang with eagles.
    -- Joel Osteen

    #Eagles #People #Listening

  • You cannot soar with the eagles as long as you hang out with the turkeys.
    -- Joel Osteen

    #Motivational #Eagles #Turkeys

  • The Eagles and the Captain and Tennille ruled the airwaves, and we were the answer to it.
    -- Joey Ramone

    #Eagles #Answers #Captains

  • The eagle may soar, but the weasel never gets sucked into a jet engine.
    -- John Benfield

    #Eagles #May #Weasels

  • For Nature is love, and finds haunts for true love, Where nothing can hear or intrude; It hides from the eagle and joins with the dove, In beautiful green solitude.
    -- John Clare

    #Beautiful #Nature #Eagles