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Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.
Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.
Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.
Roger Tory Peterson
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean de La Fontaine
You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle.
William J. Clinton
Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.
Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
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.
The Golden Eagle, which has universally been considered as a bird of most extraordinary powers of flight, is in my estimation little more than a sluggard, though its wings are long and ample.
John James Audubon
If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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