Cages Quotes by Ted Hughes, Carlos Delgado, Richard Selzer, Mindy Kaling, Anne Dudley, Jane Goodall and many others.
isn’t a bird. You can’t cage a person.
I am afraid of getting married
. Spare me from cooking three meals a dayspare me from the relentless cage of routine and rote.
Sane is rich
. Insane is wrong
and poor and weak. The rich are free, the poor are put
in cages. Res Ipsa Loquitur, amen
He who is conceived
in a cage, yearns for the cage.
Defend the Bible
? I’d sooner defend
a lion. You don’t defend the Bible; you open its cage and let it roar
is like a caged lion. It does not need to be defended
, it just needs
to be let out of its cage.
, we’re used to each other, we’re a pair
of captive hawks
caught in the same
cage, and so we’ve grown
used to each other. That’s what passes
for love at this dim, shadowy end of the Camino Real.
If the bird does like its cage, and does like its sugar
and will not leave
it, why keep the door so very carefully
trembled and flapped in his chest like a bird newly put in a cage.
I’m especially interested in the music of John Cage… I would like to do some experimenting
with the relationship
between his freeform sound and free-form art.
You can cage the songbird, but you can’t make her sing
. And you can trap
the free bird, but you’ll have to clip
Tis Vanth’s cage. You can just move
it out of the way.” “I already have,” he grumbles. “With my shin.
donвЂ™t build cages for each other.
If you cage a wild thing, you can be sure
it will die, but if you let it run
times out of ten it will run back home
I think of the quietness
of Julian’s voice
as he said I love you, the steadiness
of his rib cage rising
and falling against my back, as we sleep
.I love you, Julian. But the words don’t come.
is I love being alive. And I love feeling
free. So if I can’t have those things then I feel like a caged animal
and I’d rather
not be in a cage. I’d rather be dead. And it’s real simple
. And I think it’s not that uncommon
Put God and me in a cage, what do you think who will win
. God, because I created
The sound of the harpsichord resembles
that of a bird-cage played
For many, whether
they go to prison or not is far less
about the choices
they make and far more about what kind of cage they’re born into.
empty cages, Sabina, until I find a unique
bird I once saw
in my dreams.
Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness
I remember doing the sex scene
in Red Rock West
. I had to kiss
Nic Cage and then look
like I was going down
on him. And he couldn’t do anything – he just had to lie
I am a cage, in search of a bird.
I don’t hate
women, but I think they should
be kept in cages.
If only I could so live and so serve
the world that after me there should never again be birds in cages.
The transept belfry and the two towers
were to him three great cages, the birds in which, taught
by him, would sing for him alone
. Yet it was these same bells
which had made him deaf
; but mothers
fondest of the child who has made them suffer
You get hit by one of those right hands
or an uppercut or a left hook
by Mark Hunt, then you know that **** is on and that cage is locked
, and there’s nowhere
He who frees a bird from its cage is surely
There’s a way out of any cage, and I’ll find it!
Marriage can be compared
to a cage: birds outside it despair to enter, and birds within, to escape.
I will teach them what it means
to put a lion in a cage, Cersei thought.
IвЂ™m just a beast, IвЂ™m just an animal and IвЂ™m waiting
to get let out of that cage!
If a bird is used to flying and you put in a a cage, it won’t be a happy bird; It wants
to fly; that’s its nature. Your nature is infinite awareness
Always we try to put the wild in a cage.
Those who are used to a cage will weep
for a cage.
I have read in books that we are called ‘caged birds
‘. I cannot speak for others, but I had so much in this cage of mine
that there was not room for it in the universe- at least
that is what I then felt.
Fancies are like shadows
…you can’t cage them, they’re such wayward, dancing
God loved the birds and invented trees
. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
Marriage is like a cage; one sees
the birds outside desperate
to get in, and those inside equally
desperate to get out.
Running made me feel like a bird let out of a cage, I loved it that much.
The way to reason with a predator
is to make it aware that it can live in a cage, or it can die, but it can no longer
prey upon us.
You drew a bird that was here, a kind of sweet
chanticleer. But with a terrible fear that the cage couldn’t tame
If a robin redbreast in a cage
Puts all heaven in a rage,
Dies the billionth battery
You’ve got to rattle your cage door. You’ve got to let them know that you’re in there, and that you want out. Make noise
. Cause trouble
. You may not win right away
, but you’ll sure have a lot more fun.
I think a bird is the worst
present you can give
somebody because it’s guilt-ridden. This animal has the gift
, and you put it in a cage and watch it not do that until it dies.
enter the cage and only one comes out the winner
. It gets you pumped
because you know the other guy is trying to finish
you and you want to finish him before he gets his chance
go through a Goth
thing, but that was a long time ago
. I just like artists
it up, that piss people off or make people think or rattle the cage somehow.
whoвЂ™s lived in a cage all her life. And hates
in there, arenвЂ™t you. Waiting for life to happen. And when it finally
does, it steals from you what you loved most. So take back. Explode
. Lash out. Blow
Flowers are the fastest
way to a woman’s heart. Well, actually, the fastest way is through her rib cage, but flowers
are a lot less messy
People are often unable
to do anything, imprisoned as they are in I don’t know what kind of terrible, terrible, oh
such terrible cage.
with the animals, the humanity
of man is also prisoned! No cage is humane!
The wild, cruel
beast is not behind the bars of the cage. He is in front of it.
When you take the sires of the cage apart
, you do not hurt
the bird, but you help
it. You let it out of its prison. How do you you know that death does not help me
when it takes the wires
of my cage down?-that it does not release
me, and put me into some better
place and better condition
My heart jumps
out of its cage to see what the fuss
is about. Damn thing. Always so hopeful
, but my voice hides it well.
If there are any cages in this marriage
, it is I who have built them. And I who hold the key to their locks
, we have been drunk
with language! We have made a cage with words and shoved our God inside!
-She is like the wind
, open and free. If I cage the wind, would it die? -Then don’t cage it, Mikhail. Trust
it to stay beside
Feeling special is the worst kind of cage a person can build for himself.
The stage is like a cage of light
. People are no longer afraid of you – they are the ones out there in the dark
They [i.e. ambitious
men] may not cease
, but as a dog in a wheel
, a bird in a cage, or a squirrel in a chain
, so Budaeus compares
them; they climb
and climb still, with much labour
, but never make an end, never at the top.
If we have come to think that the nursery
and the kitchen
are the natural sphere
of a woman, we have done so exactly as English children
come to think that a cage is the natural sphere of a parrot: because they have never seen one anywhere else