- "A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken" ~ James Dent
- "If happy little blue birds fly beyond the rainbow, why oh why can't I?" ~ E. Y. Harburg
- "Some birds aren't meant to be caged; their feathers are just too bright."
~"The Shawshank Redemption
- "Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly."
~ Langston Hughes
- "Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best." ~ Henry Van Dyke