120 Eagle Quotes That Will Help You Rise Above All Trials

Here are the top 120 quotes about eagles and the interesting stuff about them that will fascinate you.

So, if you’re ready to know more about the amazing things they do, this collection is perfect for you.

Eagles are very unique for their tremendous strength and keen hunting skills.

They also like to fly and hunt alone to be a better hunter. In some cultures, eagles symbolize courage, vitality, and focus.

Let’s take a look at some quotes below.

And don’t forget to check out these raven quotes and bird quotes too.

Best Eagle Quotes

1.“The Eagle does not escape the storm. The Eagle simply uses the storm to lift it higher. It spreads its mighty wings and rises on the winds that bring the storm.” – Jack White

2. “An eagle earns its honor from the storms it endures.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

3. “You know, I am an eagle, flying around in the mountains.” – Link Ray

4. “Life consists in molting our illusions. We form creeds today only to throw them away tomorrow. The eagle molts a feather because he is growing a better one.” – Elbert Hubbard

5. “The foolish think the Eagle weak, and easy to bring to heel. The Eagle’s wings are silken, but its claws are made of steel.”- Sidney Sheldon

6. “The sky belongs to eagles, even during storms.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

7. “The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!” – Joyce Meyer

8. “A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky.” – Ta ‘Shunke Witko

9. “A believer is a bird in a cage, a freethinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wing.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

Famous Eagle Quotes

10. “Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.” – Neil Armstrong

11. “How foolish are you to offer a ladder to an eagle that has the ability to fly over the clouds.” – P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

12. “You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren.”- William Henry Hudson

13. “Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.” – Elizabeth Bowen

14. “The eagle may soar, but the weasel never gets sucked into a jet engine.”- John Benfield

15. “Each man is good in His sight. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.” – Sitting Bull

16. “The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow.” – William Blake

17. “Don’t look down, it’s an impossible view; Fly like an eagle whatever you do.” – Mos Def

18. “Eagle rises to the top of the precipice with its wings; man, to the top of the honor, with his morals!” – Mehmet Murat İldan

19. “Oh, I’ve been like a captured eagle, you know an eagle’s born to fly. Now that I have won my freedom, like an eagle I am eager for the sky.” – Dolly Parton

Also read: Tiger Quotes, Sheep Quotes

Eagle Quotes on Different Proverbs Around the World

20. “A bird in the soup is better than an eagle’s nest in the desert.” – Chinese Proverb

21. “Cows and sheep live together, but eagles fly alone.” – German Proverb

22. “Eagles do not beget doves.” – Roman Proverb

23. “Eagles don’t catch flies.” – German Proverb

24. “Eagles fly alone.” – English Proverb

25. “No need to teach an eagle to fly.” – Greek Proverb

26. “The eagle does not war against frogs.” – Italian Proverb

27. “The eagle flies in the sky, but nests on the ground.” – Albanian Proverb

28. “The eagle in the sky does not know that those on the ground are looking at him.” – Yoruban Proverbs

29. “The old age of an eagle is better than the youth of a sparrow.” – Greek Proverb

Eagle Quotes on Desire to Soar High for Your Dreams

30. “As an eagle, weary after soaring in the sky, folds its wings and flies down to rest in its nest, so does the shining Self enter the state of dreamless sleep, where one is freed from all desires.” -Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

31. “Don’t quack like a duck, soar like an eagle.” – Ken Blanchard

“The eagle that soars in the upper air does not worry itself how it is to cross rivers.” – Gladys Aylward

32. “The chief is the chief. He is the eagle who flies high and cannot be touched by the spit of the toad.” – Mobutu Sese Seko

33. “Only if the dragon and the eagle turn their sights from each other and make room for each other in the world they share, can they reach new and brighter horizons.” – Samuel Berger

34. “If you want to soar like an eagle in life, you can’t be flocking with the turkeys.” – Warren Buffett

35. “God created us with an overwhelming desire to soar. Our desire to develop and use every ounce of potential He’s placed in us is not egotistical. He designed us to be tremendously productive and ‘to mount up with wings like eagles,’ realistically dreaming of what He can do with our potential.” – Carol Kent

36. “It is in the stormiest skies that eagles find their true calling.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

37. “The eagle may soar; beavers build dams.” -Bill Vaughan

38. “There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.” – Carl Sandburg

39. “Like two eagles soar as one upon the river of the wind with the promise of forever, we will take the past and learn how to begin.” – Pocahontas

40. “I dream of eagles and bring forth sparrows.” – Truman Capote

41. “Our power of perseverance is as that of an eagle. We soar above our challengers.” – Ellen J. Barrier

42. “We were free as the winds, and like the eagle, heard no man’s commands.” -Chief Red Cloud

43. “Because I’d rather have an injured eagle, than a healthy pigeon.” – Professor Larry

44. “Any man can fly if he rides on the back of an eagle.” – Professor Larry

Also read: Duck Quotes

Eagle Quotes That Have a Deeper Meaning

45. “The world would have you agree with its dismal dream of limitation. But the light would have you soar like the eagle of your sacred visions.” – Alan Cohen

46. “When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.” – Winston Churchill

47. “The eagle has no liberty; he only has loneliness.”- Gilbert K. Chesterton

48. “The eagle suffers little birds to sing, and is not careful what they mean thereby.” – William Shakespeare

48. “Let the kite perch and let the eagle perch too—If one says no to the other, let his wing break.” – Chinua Achebe

49. “Don’t be a pigeon if you were born to be an eagle. Experience God’s altitude for your life.”- Myles Munroe

50. “An eagle never loses sleep over a turkey’s sentiments.”- Matshona Dhliwayo

51. “Like a young eagle, who has lent his plume. To fledge the shaft by which he meets his doom, See their own feathers pluck’d, to wing the dart, Which rank corruption destines for their heart!” – Thomas Moore

52. “Around, around, in ceaseless circles wheeling. With clangs of wings and screams, the Eagle sailed.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

53. “In an eagle, there is all the wisdom of the world.” – Lame Deer

54. “The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

55. “The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle’s own Lures. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.” – Aesop

56. “Like eager Romans e’er all Rites were passed, did let too soon the sacred Eagle fly.” – John Dryden

57. “I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character… like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy.” – Benjamin Franklin

58. “As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.” – Helen Keller

59. “But remember, don’t ever forget: The canary sings, but the eagle flies.” – Billy Pooler

Eagle Quotes About Nature

60. “It’s a great event to get outside and enjoy nature. I find it very exciting no matter how many times I see bald eagles.” – Karen Armstrong

61. “The most amazing lesson in aerodynamics I ever had was the day I climbed a thermal in a glider at the same time as an eagle. I witnessed, close up, effortlessness and lightness combined with strength, precision, and determination.” – Norman Foster

62. “The whole wide ether is the eagle’s way: The whole earth is a brave man’s fatherland.” – Euripedes

63. “And alone and without his nest shall the eagle fly across the sun.” – Khalil Gibran

64. “Life seeks life and loves life. The opening of a catkin of willow, in the flight of the butterfly, in the chirping of a tree-toad or the sweep of an eagle—my life loves to see how others live, exults in their joy, and so far is a partner in their great concern.” – Edward Everett Hale

65. “I like to be a tiger roaming the jungle or an eagle soaring the skies.” – Sol Campbell

66. “I love the water. Everything about it. Smelling the humidity in the air, seeing the mist rise in the morning, feeling the dew-wet grass on my bare feet. I love watching the fish jump and the geese land. We even have an eagle here that circles every so often.” – Lori Foster

67. “In a pine tree behind me, an eagle waits out the rain, hunched into himself, brooding. Crows squabble, a murder chasing a raven. Seals cruise the lines of fishing nets bobbing in the water, hoping for an easy meal, the tender bellies of salmon.” – Eden Robinson

68. “But of course, what the eagle does not realize is that it is participating in a very crude form of natural selection. One day a tortoise will learn how to fly.” – Terry Pratchett

69. “You are not called to be a canary in a cage. You are called to be an eagle, and to fly sun to sun, over continents.” – Henry Ward Beecher

70. “By all the eagle in thee, all the dove.” – Richard Crashaw

71. “The ocean-eagle soared From his nest by the white wave’s foam, And the rocking pines of the forest roared. This was their welcome home!” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

72. “As an eagle whose plumes to the sun are unfurled, / Swept his hope round the heaven on its limitless wings.” – Friedrich Schiller

73. “See in the storm’s front, sailing dark and dread, A wide-winged eagle like a black flag spread! The clouds aloft flash doom! Shortstops his flight! He seems to shrivel in the blasting light!” – Charles Harpur

74. “All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!” – Abdul Kalam

Also read: Hummingbird Quotes

Eagle Quotes About Happenings in the World

75. “The world is grown so bad, That wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch.” – William Shakespeare

76. “May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

77. “You need eagles wings to get over things that make no sense in this world.” – Tom Petty

78. “Leaders are like eagles… they don’t flock. You’ll find them one at a time.” – Knute Rockne

79. “We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

80. “The plainest print cannot be read through a gold eagle.” – Abraham Lincoln

81. “Leaders take eagles and teach them to fly in formation.” – D. Wayne Calloway

82. “If the Eagles were to get back together, it would have to be for the right reasons. I think it would look awful if it were just for the money.” – Glenn Frey

83. “The sovereignty of Greece and Rome is not yet passed away, though the gods of one are dead and the eagles of the other tired.” – Oscar Wilde

84. “I don’t want an eagle, Mr. Pace. They can soar too high. Be a pigeon, and shit on everything.” – Cardinal Thomas Wolsey

Eagle Quotes That Will Encourage You to Stay Strong

85. “A strong woman is like an eagle, against the strong winds she soars.”- Gift Gugu Mona

86. “Turbulence breaks a tree’s branches, but only tickles an eagle’s wings.”- Matshona Dhliwayo

87. “Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.” – E. F. Schumacher

88. “But flies an eagle flight, bold and forth on, leaving no track behind.” – William Shakespeare

89. “Celebrate your success and stand strong when adversity hits, for when the storm clouds come in, the eagles soar while the small birds take cover.” – Napoleon Hill

90. “It’s hard to soar with the eagles when you’re surrounded by turkeys.” – Adam Sandler

91. “I was born by God’s dear grace, in an extraordinary place. Where the stars and stripes, and the eagle fly.” – Aaron Tippin

92. “My first figure was a SLAYER eagle. And the dragons and the tribals are all I have got.” – Kerry King

93. “When you soar like an eagle, you attract the hunters.”- Milton S. Gould

94. “If you want to fly with the eagles, don’t swim with the ducks!” – T. Harv Eker

95. “Eagles fly where lesser birds cannot fly, so eagles can do what lesser birds cannot do.” – T. D. Jakes

96. “You can’t soar like an eagle and crap like a canary.” – Ed Sabol

97. “Why fly like a hen when you can soar like an eagle?” – Pio of Pietrelcina

98. “A very great vision is needed, and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky.” – Crazy Horse

99. “Ask not the sparrow how the eagle soars.” – Satsuki Kiryuin

Eagle Quotes on Their Amazing Characteristics

100. “Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.”- John Webster

101.“Eagles are very tolerant and very adaptable, but they have to get established first. When birds are setting up their breeding territory, they are the most susceptible to being discouraged.” – Jim Elliot

102. “The eagle, he was lord above.” – William Wordsworth

103. “I’ve always thought that the American eagle needed a left-wing and a right-wing. The right-wing would see to it that economic interests had their legitimate concerns addressed. The left-wing would see to it that ordinary people were included in the bargain. Both would keep the great bird on course, but with two right wings or two left wings, it’s no longer an eagle and it’s going to crash.” – Bill Moyers

104. “The Eagle, the scavenger bird, bird of prey—the proper symbol of royalty & nobility.” – Mark Twain

105. “Baby eagles can never soar under their family’s wing.” – Liu Yang

106. “On eagle’s wings, immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are but born and die.” – John Dryden

107. “Avoid the reeking herd, Shun the polluted flock, Live like that stoic bird The eagle of the rock.” – Elinor Wylie

108. “O from his masterful sweep, the warning cry of the eagle!” – Walt Whitman

109. “Fierce eagles do not produce timorous doves.” – Horace

Also read: Crow Quotes, Owl Quotes

Eagle Quotes That Will Motivate You

110. “We are eagles of one nest… the nest is in our soul.” – Led Zeppelin

111.“Even if death were to fall upon you today like lightning, you must be ready to die without sadness and regret, without any residue of clinging for what is left behind. Remaining in the recognition of the absolute view, you should leave this life like an eagle soaring up into the blue sky.” – Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

112. “Great minds are like eagles, and build their nest in some lofty solitude.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

113. “An eagle uses the negative energy of a storm to fly even higher.” – Eric Thomas

114. “You know, I’m an eagle, flying around in the mountains.” – Link Wray

115. “Be innocent like a dove, strong like an ostrich, fierce like a hawk, wise like an owl, and swift like an eagle.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

116. “A lover’s eyes will gaze an eagle blind.” – William Shakespeare

117. “May you have the strength of eagle’s wings, and the faith and courage to fly to new heights, and the wisdom of the universe to carry you there.” – Native American blessing

118. “Whether or not you reach your goals in life depends entirely on how well you prepare for them and how badly you want them. You’re eagles! Stretch your wings and fly to the sky.” – Ronald McNair

119. “Sleep softly eagle forgotten under the stone.” – Vachel Lindsay

120. “An old man’s eagle mind.” – William Butler Yeats

Which of These Quotes About Eagle Inspired You the Most and Why?

The eagle is one of the most powerful and largest of birds of prey, that is why they are admired by many. Eagles have heavy heads and large hooked beaks to enable them to rip flesh from their prey. People view the eagle bird as a symbol of power, transcendence, and freedom.

Just like an eagle, you are powerful and mighty in your own ways. So, stop doubting yourself and believe that you can do amazing things.

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