Quotes of Eagle

“ A serious writer is not to be confounded with a solemn writer. A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay, but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ 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

“ The eagle suffers little birds to sing. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The wolf dreads the pitfall, the hawk suspects the snare, and the kite the covered hook. ”

- Horace

“ It is said that the lonely eagle flies to the mountain peaks while the lowly ant crawls the ground, but cannot the soul of the ant soar as high as the eagle? ”

- Unknown

“ Whether or not you reach your goals in life depends entirely on how well you prepare for them and how badly you want them. You're eagles! Stretch your wings and fly to the sky. ”

- Ronald McNair

“ We take eagles and teach them to fly in formation. ”

- Wayne Calloway

“ There is a lust in man no charm can tame: of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame. On eagles' wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die. ”

- William Harvey

“ 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

“ Like a young eagle, who has lent his plume To fledge the shaft by which he meets his doom, See their own feathers pluck'd, to wing the dart, Which rank corruption destines for their heart! ”

- Thomas Moore

“ The bird of Jove, stoop'd from his aery tour, Two birds of gayest plume before him drove. ”

- John Milton

“ Shall eagles not be eagles? wrens be wrens? If all the world were falcons, what of that? The wonder of the eagle were the less, But he not less the eagle. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Aim high! It is no harder on your gun to shoot the feathers off an eagle than to shoot the fur off a skunk. ”

- Troy Moore

“ 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' hand Are we now smitten. ”

- Aeschylus

“ King of the peak and glacier, King of the cold, white scalps, He lifts his head at that close tread, The eagle of the Alps. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together. ”

- Bible

“ Tho' he inherit Not the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Thro' the azure deep of air. ”

- Thomas Gray

“ And little eagles wave their wings in gold. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Around, around in ceaseless circles wheeling With clangs of wings and scream, the Eagle sailed Incessantly. ”

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

“ On Tuesday last A falcon, now tow'ring in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ No marvel, an it like your majesty, My Lord Protector's hawks do tower so well; They know their master loves to be aloft And bears his thoughts above his falcon's pitch. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ O Regan, she hath tied Sharp-toothed unkindness, like a vulture, here. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ If you run after two hares, you will catch neither. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ As an eagle, weary after soaring in the sky, folds its wings and flies down to rest in its nest, so does the shining Self enter the state of dreamless sleep, where one is freed from all desires. ”

- Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

“ Houston, Tranquility Base here. The eagle has landed. ”

- Buzz Aldrin

“ Every time Europe looks across the Atlantic to see the American eagle, it observes only the rear end of an ostrich. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. ”

- Aesop

“ When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head! ”

- Sir William Blake

“ You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren. ”

- William Henry Hudson
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