Little by little, the bird builds its nest.

By | September 24, 2009
  • A chattering bird builds no nest.~ Cameroonian Proverb
  • A kind word can attract even the snake from his nest.~ Saudi Arabian Proverb
  • An ant’s nest could bring down a hill.~ Japanese Proverb
  • Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp’s nest.~ Malabar Proverb
  • By going and coming, a bird weaves its nest.~ Ghanaian Proverb
  • Conscience is the nest where all good is hatched.~ Welsh Proverb
  • Each thought that is welcomed and recorded is a nest egg by the side of which more will be laid.~ Henry David Thoreau
  • God gives all birds their food but does not drop it into their nests.~ Danish Proverb
  • Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.~ Arthur Schopenhauer
  • He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows.~ Jeremy Taylor
  • In a broken nest there are few whole eggs.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Inflation is when sitting on your nest egg doesn’t give you anything to crow about.~ Author Unknown
  • In his own nest a beetle is a sultan.~ Egyptian Proverb
  • Insects do not nest in a busy door-hinge.~ Chinese Proverb
  • It is a bold mouse that makes her nest in a cat’s ear.~ Danish Proverb
  • Loneliness is a nest for the thoughts.~ Kurdish Proverb
  • Singing birds don’t build nests.~ Cameroonian Proverb
  • Slowly but surely, the bird builds its nest.~ Dutch Proverb
  • Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.~ Henry Ward Beecher
  • The bird, a nest; the spider, a web; man, friendship.~ William Blake
  • We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow’s nest of that ship.~ John Lennon
  • When I learn something new — and it happens every day — I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest.~ Bill Moyers
  • Whether you wind up with a nest egg or a goose egg depends on the kind of chick you married. ~ Wall Street Journal

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