65 Nest Quotes On Success In Life

These nest quotes will inspire you. Nest, to pack compactly together or a structure or place made or chosen by a bird for laying eggs and sheltering its young.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging nest quotes, nest sayings, and nest proverbs.

Best Nest Quotes

  1. “Each thought that is welcomed and recorded is a nest egg, by the side of which more will be laid.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  2. “Well I know the secret places, And the nests in hedge and tree; At what doors are friendly faces, In what hearts are thoughts of me.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  3. “I’ve often said that the most important thing you can give your children is wings. Because, you’re not gonna always be able to bring food to the nest. You’re… sometimes… they’re gonna have to be able to fly by themselves.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards
  4. “Never look for birds of this year in the nests of the last.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes

  5. “Love is the kiss in the quiet nest while the leaves are trembling, mirrored in the water.” ~ Federico Garcia Lorca
  6. “The nest may be constructed, so far as the sticks go, by the male bird; but only the hen can line it with moss and down!” ~ Frances Power Cobbe , Bird nest quotes
  7. “Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to become an excited person. Life will take on a new nest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and act yourself into dullness or into monotony or into unhappiness. By the same process you can build up inspiration, excitement and surging depth of joy.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  8. “Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

  9. “Enjoy the Spring of Love and Youth, to some good angel leave the rest; For Time will teach thee soon the truth, there are no birds in last year’s nest!” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  10. “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
  11. “The opportunities in this world are as great as we have the imagination to see them… but we never get that view from the bottom of the nest.” ~ Charles Kettering
  12. “The Universe will kick you out of your nest so you can fly.” ~ James Arthur Ray

  13. “Early summer days are a jubilee time for birds. In the fields, around the house, in the barn, in the woods, in the swamp – everywhere love and songs and nests and eggs.” ~ E. B. White
  14. “God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.” ~ Jacques Deval
  15. “To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simple life.” ~ John Burroughs
  16. “Thanks for this day, for all birds safe in their nests, for whatever this is, for life.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver
  17. “By going and coming, a bird weaves its nest.” ~ Ashanti

  18. “God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.” ~ J. G. Holland
  19. “The idea of the nest in the bird’s mind, where does it come from?” ~ Joseph Joubert
  20. “Wherever I fly from my own dear nest, I always come back, for home is the best.” ~ Maud Lindsay
  21. “To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.” ~ Pema Chodron
  22. “The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.” ~ William Blake

  23. “You’ll have a lot more respect for a bird after you try making a nest.” ~ Cynthia Lewis
  24. “Everyone needs time to develop their dreams. An egg in the nest doesn’t become a bird overnight.” ~ Lois Ehlert
  25. “Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that’s it. You’re going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that’s deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.” ~ Andrew Shue , Nest quotes life
  26. “He who is not a bird should not build his nest over abysses.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  27. “You know how fighting fish do it? They blow bubbles and in each one of those bubbles is an egg and they float the egg up to the surface. They keep this whole heavy nest of eggs floating, and they’re constantly repairing it. It’s as if they live in both elements.” ~ Audre Lorde
  28. “The soul which has come into intimate contact with God in the silence of the prayer chamber is never out of conscious touch with the Father; the heart is always going out to Him in loving communion, and the moment the mind is released from the task upon which it is engaged, it returns as naturally to God as the bird does to its nest.” ~ Edward McKendree Bounds
  29. “The owl goes not into the nest of the lark.” ~ Victor Hugo
  30. “Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp’s nest.” ~ Pope Paul VI

  31. “Make my heart, O heart of the universe, a divine bird that nests only on the throne of God.” ~ Rumi
  32. “Heavenly bodies are nests of invisible birds.” ~ Dejan Stojanovic
  33. “God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into the nest. He does not unearth the good that the earth contains, but He puts it in our way, and gives us the means of getting it ourselves.” ~ J. G. Holland
  34. “How hard to realize that every camp of men or beast has this glorious starry firmament for a roof! In such places standing alone on the mountain-top, it is easy to realize that whatever special nests we make – leaves and moss-like the marmots and birds, or tents or piled stone – we all dwell in a house of one room – the world with the firmament for its roof – and are sailing the celestial spaces without leaving any track.” ~ John Muir
  35. “I cherish my childish loves–the memory of that warm little nest where my affections were fledged.” ~ George Eliot

  36. “I think we need to have a nest of something which is family.” ~ Agnes Varda , Family nest quotes
  37. “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
  38. “If I can stop one heart from breaking…” Emily Dickinson If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  39. “Sometimes you just gotta be drop-kicked out of the nest.” ~ Robert Downey, Jr.

  40. “There was an old man with a beard, who said: ‘It is just as I feared! Two owls and a hen, four larks and a wren have all built their nests in my beard.” ~ Edward Lear
  41. “Birds make their nest in circles, for theirs is the same religion as ours.” ~ Black Elk
  42. “Make yourselves nests of pleasant thoughts. None of us knows what fairy palaces we may build of beautiful thought-proof against all adversity. Bright fancies, satisfied memories, noble histories, faithful sayings, treasure houses of precious and restful thoughts, which care cannot disturb, nor pain make gloomy, nor poverty take away from us.” ~ John Ruskin
  43. “The sky is round, and I have heard that the earth is round like a ball, and so are all the stars. The wind, in its greatest power, whirls. Birds make their nests in circles, for theirs is the same religion as ours.” ~ Black Elk
  44. “Each has to enter the nest made by the other imperfect bird.” ~ Rumi

  45. “I don’t mean what other people mean when they speak of a home, because I don’t regard a home as a…well, as a place, a building…a house…of wood, bricks, stone. I think of a home as being a thing that two people have between them in which each can…well, nest.” ~ Tennessee Williams
  46. “A duck’s nest was found today near the trail on the dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near. The bird flew off but could not tell what species. The eggs nine originally.” ~ George Mercer Dawson
  47. “New York means so much to people. If you’re inclined to leave the nest, New York is where most people think they have to go, and it’s been that way since the first skyscraper.” ~ Griffin Dunne
  48. “Build your nest in no tree here…for the Lord of the forest has condemned the whole woods to be demolished.” ~ Samuel Rutherford

  49. “See how that pair of billing doves With open murmurs own their loves And, heedless of censorious eyes, Pursue their unpolluted joys: No fears of future want molest The downy quiet of their nest.” ~ Mary Wortley Montagu
  50. “Rats They fought the dogs and killed the cats, And bit the babies in the cradles, And ate the cheeses out of the vats, And licked the soup from the cook’s own ladles. Split open the kegs of salted sprats, Made nests inside men’s Sunday hats, And even spoiled the women’s chats By drowning their speaking With shrieking and squeaking In fifty different sharps and flats.” ~ Robert Browning
  51. “My heart lives in so many places. With so many people. But God whispers to me that I really have only one home, and that is with Him. I will never be content on this earth. I will always be a nomad. It was meant to be that way. My heart was created with a desire for a home, a nest, a sanctuary, and that can be found only with Him in Heaven.” ~ Katie Davis
  52. “I’ve dropped out of their hearts like a little sparrow fallen from its nest. So gather me up, dear, fold me to your heart – and you’ll see how nice I can be.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre

  53. “He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows.” ~ Jeremy Taylor
  54. “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
  55. “And alone and without his nest shall the Eagle fly across the sun.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  56. “I’m very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures. We’ve got to be careful and make sure we don’t foul our own nest” ~ John Lithgow
  57. “You know, Jesse Jackson is just trying to stir up a hornet’s nest.” ~ Ken Blackwell

  58. “I’m such a girl for the living room. I really like to stay in my nest and not move. I travel in my mind, and that that’s a rigorous state of journeying for me. My body isn’t that interested in moving from place to place.” ~ Bell Hooks
  59. “When a new baby laughs for the first time a new fairy is born, and as there are always new babies there are always new fairies.” ~ James M. Barrie
  60. “What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing.” ~ Jay Inslee
  61. “A tree is alive, and thus it is always more than you can see. Roots to leaves, yes-those you can, in part, see. But it is more-it is the lichens and moss and ferns that grow on its bark, the life too small to see that lives among its roots, a community we know of, but do not think on. It is every fly and bee and beetle that uses it for shelter or food, every bird that nests in its branches. Every one an individual, and yet every one part of the tree, and the tree part of every one.” ~ Elizabeth Moon
  62. “My room was a real way of expressing myself. It was like a little nest that I could settle into.” ~ Chloe Sevigny

  63. “Gather yourself by the sea shore and I will love you there. Assemble yourself with wild things, with songs of the sparrow and sea-foam. Let mad beauty collect itself in your eyes and it will shine – Calling me. For I long for a man with nests of wild things in his hair. A man who will Kiss the Flame.” ~ Jewel
  64. “What has been done in the world – the works of genius – cost nothing. There is no painful effort, but it is the spontaneous flowing of the thought. Shakespeare made his Hamlet as a bird weaves its nest.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  65. “Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that reared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them.” ~ John Bunyan

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