Birds Of Prey Quotes

Birds Of Prey Quotes by Andrew Marvell, Juliet Marillier, Ouida, Herman Melville, J. Lynn, William Butler Yeats and many others.

Thus, though we cannot make our sun Stand still, yet we

Thus, though we cannot make our sun Stand still, yet we will make him run
Andrew Marvell
More like some small, fierce bird of prey, something with a sharp bite. An owl perhaps, that speaks only when the rest of the world sleeps. Jenny will do well enough.
Juliet Marillier
Now let us sport us while we may; And now, like amorous birds of prey, Rather at once our time devour, Than languish in his slow-chapped power.
Andrew Marvell
Take hope from the heart of man, and you make him a beast of prey.
Let us roll all our strength, and all Our sweetness, up into one ball: And tear our pleasures with rough strife, Through the iron gates of life. Thus, though we cannot make our sun Stand still, yet we will make him run.
Andrew Marvell
It is the horrible texture of a fabric that should be woven of ships’ cables and hawsers. A Polar wind blows through it, and birds of prey hover over it.
Herman Melville
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
And wisdom is a butterfly
And not a gloomy bird of prey.
William Butler Yeats
Today, candor compels us to admit that our vaunted two-party system is a snare and a delusion, a fraud upon the nation. Our two parties have become nothing but two wings of the same bird of prey.
Pat Buchanan
As he weeps to wicked birds of prey, who pick up on his bread crumb sins, and there are no sins inside the Gates of Eden.
Bob Dylan
For critics, as they are birds of prey, have ever a natural inclination to carrion.
Alexander Pope
Mozart’s mental grip never loosens; he never abandons himself to any one sense; even at his most ecstatic moments his mind is vigorous, alert, and on the wing. He dives unerringly on to his finest ideas like a bird of prey, and once an idea is seized he soars off again with an undiminished power.
Walter J. Turner