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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.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.
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.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean de La Fontaine
Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?
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
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.
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.
Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.
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
Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it is, for that reason, to be of no account?
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
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
Mother Earth needs us to keep our covenant. We will do this in courts, we will do this on our radio station, and we will commit to our descendants to work hard to protect this land and water for them. Whether you have feet, wings, fins, or roots, we are all in it together.
You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle.
William J. Clinton
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.
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