Quotes of Cage

“ I bought a seven dollar pen because I always lose pens and I got sick of not caring. ”

- Mitch Hedberg

“ Israel is not an aviary. ”

- Abba Eban

“ He who is conceived in a cage, yearns for the cage. ”

- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

“ It would be ugly to watch people poking sticks at a caged rat. It is uglier still to watch rats poking sticks at a caged person. ”

- Jean Harris

“ Hollywood has always been a cage… a cage to catch our dreams. ”

- John Huston

“ To be human is to keep rattling the bars of the cage of existence hollering, "What's it for?". ”

- Fulghum Robert

“ We cannot do without it, and yet we disgrace and vilify the same. It may be compared to a cage, the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to get out. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ We take our shape, it is true, within and against that cage of reality bequeathed us at our birth; and yet is precisely through our dependence on this reality that we are most endlessly betrayed. ”

- James Baldwin

“ You cannot be your brother's keeper if you are caged by selfishness. ”

- Unknown

“ 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. ”

- Robert Browning

“ Something about her eyes or voice has always suggested the hint of a free spirit, trapped in a Peck and Peck cage, dreaming of making rude noises at public gatherings of Republicans. ”

- Jeff Greenfield

“ The stuff of thought is not caged to the brain, but is scattered all over the body… ”

- Richard M. Bergland

“ Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's scepter, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison. ”

- Mary Wollstonecraft

“ The sight of a cage is only frightening to the bird that has once been caught. ”

- Michelene Wand

“ La Cage aux Folles is a square love story in titillating drag that has become the Charley's Aunt of the 1980s. ”

- Molly Haskell

“ Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out. ”

- Michel de Montaigne

“ Coming up to the podium this morning, I feel a little bit like a pork chop being tossed into a wolf cage. ”

- Frank H. Murkowski

“ I never use a score when conducting my orchestra. Does a lion tamer enter a cage with a book on how to tame a lion? ”

- Dimitri Mitropoulos

“ Everyone is in awe of the lion tamer in a cage with half a dozen lions-everyone but a school bus driver. ”

- Laurence J. Peter

“ I did go through a Goth thing, but that was a long time ago. I just like artists that shake it up, that piss people off or make people think or rattle the cage somehow. ”

- Lisa Marie Presley

“ I have a tendency to kick it up. I like to rattle the cage. ”

- Lisa Marie Presley

“ Mother considered a press conference on a par with a visit to a cage of cobras. ”

- Margaret Truman

“ The quickest way to a man's heart really is through his stomach, because then you don't have to chop through that pesky rib cage. ”

- J. Jacques

“ Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self. ”

- Millicent Fenwick

“ Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ I know why the caged bird sings. ”

- Maya Angelou

“ Did you exchange a walk-on part in a war, for a leading role in a cage? ”

- Pink Floyd

“ In the cage there is food, not much, but there is food-outside are only great stretches of freedom. ”

- Nicanor Parra

“ God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages. ”

- Jacques Deval
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