Sparrow Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sparrow quotes, sparrow sayings, and sparrow proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

In this world of ours, the sparrow must live like a hawk if he is to fly at all. Hayao Miyazaki
A sparrow in the hand is better than a pigeon on the branch. Siberian Proverb
Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment. Mahatma Gandhi
Better a sparrow, living or dead, than no birdsong at all. Catullus
A certain traveler who knew many continents was asked what he found most remarkable of all. He replied: the ubiquity of sparrows. Adam Zagajewski
He that doth the ravens feed, yea, providently caters for the sparrow. William Shakespeare
To become a sparrow you don't have to be a crow. Munia Khan
Somewhere, a sparrow is singing in B minor. Heather O'Neill
The sparrows jumped before they knew how to fly, and they learned to fly only because they had jumped. Lauren Oliver
If you are a sparrow, don't attack the eagle; be wise! If you are an eagle, don't attack the sparrow; be just! Mehmet Murat ildan
One hundred sparrow does not make one eagle. Mehmet Murat ildan
One sparrow is worth a thousand gulls, When it sings. The gull sits on chimney-tops. He mocks the guinea, challenges The crow, inciting various modes. The sparrow requites one, without intent. Wallace Stevens
There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow. William Shakespeare
The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of its tail. Amitendranath Tagore
The League is very well when sparrows shout, but no good at all when eagles fall out. Benito Mussolini
A spoken word is not a sparrow. Once it flies out, you can't catch it. Proverb
The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing. Eric Berne
On a soft snow, even a sparrow leaves a trace; the important thing is to leave a trace on a steel plate. Mehmet Murat ildan
The sparrow still falls. Mary Doria Russell
It doesn't hurt. Nothing hurts except the small smiles and blushes that flash across the room like tiny sparrows. Laurie Halse Anderson
One cannot bring up boys to be eagles and then expect them to be sparrows. Edith Roosevelt
The sparrow flies south for the winter. Derek Landy
When the sparrow sings its final refrain, the hush is felt nowhere more deeply than in the heart of man. Don Williams
Because nothing should be wasted In a world where sparrows work hard to prove there is enough. Gary Soto
Can a sparrow know how a stork feels? Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Who would attempt to fly with the tiny wings of a sparrow when the mighty power of an eagle has been given him. Kenneth Wapnick
To the seeing eye life is mostly Sparrows. Will Cuppy
If you're going to care about the fall of the sparrow you can't pick and choose who's going to be the sparrow. It's everybody. Madeleine L'Engle
The average sparrow is somethiing of a bore and the trouble is that all sparrows are average. Will Cuppy
Shakespeare said: "There's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow." Everything happens perfectly. Frederick Lenz