Perch Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 77 Perch Quotes

#1. In the half-light through the drawn curtains she sits on her perch, relaxed, hooded, extraordinary. Formidable talons, wicked, curved black beak, sleek, cafe-au-lait front streaked thickly with cocoa-coloured teardrops, looking for all the world like some cappuccino samurai. - Author: Helen Macdonald
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#2. You are Spider-Man!" she exclaimed.
Simon glanced down from his perch halfway up the pillar. "That makes you Mary Jane. She has red
hair, - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#3. It is amazing that, though I am small and ungifted and barely educated, even I can appreciate the scale of the universe. And from this perch in space, for this moment at least, it seems unimportant whether someone made it, or if it made itself. - Author: Stephanie Oakes
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#4. He's a moody creature,isn't he?" she said to the bird. Auntie Em gave one impatient squawk, the extent of her vocabulary.
"Sounds like she got up on the wrong side of the perch," Alan commented.
"Oh,no.She's in a good mood if she says anything. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#5. I'm really proud of an independent movie called 'Angel's Perch' that you can get now on demand. It's a labor of love. People worked really, really hard, and it's a beautiful film. - Author: Ashley Jones
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#6. The perch swallows the grub-worm, the pickerel swallows the perch, and the fisherman swallows the pickerel; and so all the chinks in the scale of being are filled. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#7. From a lofty perch Tarzan viewed the village of thatched huts across the intervening plantation. - Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
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#8. The first time I saw America was from my perch on the mast of a Spanish naval ship, where I could spot the Statue of Liberty reaching proudly into the open, endless American sky. - Author: Jose Andres
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#9. From her perch more than a kilometer aboveground, she surveys the city that never sleeps, glittering and coruscating in the rain like a metaphor for her glamorous life. - Author: Bao Shu
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#10. When your life is not the primrose path, you still have to walk your road. You have to be a judge, pry right from wrong, figure out what ugly things the good can perch in, too. - Author: Moira Crone
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#11. At night the years come back and perch around my bed like ghosts. - Author: Walker Percy
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#12. His subconscious mind knocked loose from its perch and flapping in the hollow corridors of his skull as erratically as a bat - Author: Donna Tartt
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#13. We fear to trust our wings. We plume and feather them, but dare not throw our weight upon them. We cling too often to the perch. - Author: Charles Newcomb Baxter
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#14. And you know that anyone who at least once in his life has caught a perch or seen blackbirds migrating in the fall, when they rush in flocks over the village on clear, cool days, is no longer a townsman, and will be drawn towards freedom till his dying day. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#15. Every student should know that statues are meant for sitting. If we're to endure their terrible old faces leering at us, the least they can do is offer shade or a comfortable perch.
Nigel Bristow to Max McDaniels - Author: Henry H. Neff
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#16. She would die like some bird in a frost gripping her perch. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#17. Troubles when voiced are carried away on the wind; they have no place uopn which to perch. - Author: Indu Sundaresan
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#18. You've a good heart,Joanna Robbins,he said from his perch on the wagon seat. It's easy to see why Jackson admires you. - Author: Karen Witemeyer
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#19. We achieved our mission to the moon. Let's look home from that lofty perch and reimagine our mission on Earth - that is what we need to do here. Together, we can upcycle everything. The world will be better for our positive visions and actions. - Author: William McDonough
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#20. C'mon. Just a plate of food, and I promise, you don't have to talk to anyone. You can just perch yourself in the corner, eat a plate of ribs, and glower." She winked. "You know, be your usual self. - Author: Susan May Warren
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#21. Maybe the answer to all of his problems was nothing more than a darkened sky and a glittering city, a lofty perch above the world below. It seemed entirely possible that it was all just a matter of setting and location, and Peter wondered why he hadn't thought of it before. - Author: Jennifer E. Smith
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#22. Troubles are exceedingly gregarious in their nature, and flying in flocks are apt to perch capriciously. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#23. Unpredictable,"
he swung and the carnatur dodged
"vicious,"
he ducked when it tried to knock him from his perch
"no account plants,"
his sword glanced of the green bulb and the plant hissed
"that have no purpose on this earth but to ruin my day. - Author: Nicole Sager
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#24. The librarian had imagined he could summon a given book to perch on his hand just by shouting out its call number, but in actuality they were just too willful, and some were actively predatory. The - Author: Lev Grossman
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#25. If it weren't for her setting me free, I may still be a caged bird today, holding my own daughter captive on a shit-laden perch. - Author: Raquel Cepeda
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#26. I cannot perch among those who think that I am broken. - Author: Rachel Hartman
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#27. My greatest challenge is not what's happening at the moment, my greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their f*****g perch. And you can print that. - Author: Alex Ferguson
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#28. Widows, like ripe fruit, drop easily from their perch. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#29. In my fancy, you perch in the Cooperage & I smell the Peel of the Wood, & the Staves are around you & the white Hogsheads newly bound & the Shavings curled and looped upon the Floor, silver and gold--& you are eating a fat Mushroom. - Author: M T Anderson
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#30. As Dean dialed and Mike watched, Dusty left her perch on the couch and came to him. He looked down at her, again sliding an arm around her waist as both her arms circled his middle. So, Debbie's derailed. Wanna go upstairs and celebrate - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#31. Market-cap based indexing will never be driven from its deserved perch as core and deserved king of the investment world. It is what we should all own in theory and it has delivered low-cost equity returns to a great mass of investors ... the now and forever king-of-the-hill. - Author: Cliff Asness
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#32. From her perch, she studied the world... - Author: Anita Diamant
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#33. with shoulders so wide I'm fairly certain I could perch on one of them and have room to spare. He's - Author: Kristen Callihan
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#34. I would say the best moment of all was when I caught a 7.5-lb. perch in my lake. (Answering a reporter who asked him to name the best moment of his Presidency.) - Author: George W. Bush
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#35. Back you fly to your perch, ashamed as well as frustrated. Life is almost all perch. There is no nest; and no one is with you, on exactly the same rock or out on the same limb. The circumstances of passion are all too petty to be companionable. - Author: Glenway Wescott
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#36. The world is grown so bad that wrens make pray where eagles dare not perch - Author: William Shakespeare
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#37. With a happy chirp, hope found a perch in her soul. - Author: Melissa Pearl
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#38. Stella," I say after Julia and her father go home. "I can't sleep."
"Of course you can," she says. "You are the king of the sleepers."
"Shh," Bob says from his perch on my belly. "I'm dreaming about chili fries. - Author: Katherine Applegate
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#39. Stay away from lazy parasites, who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, hence, their mission is to distract, detract and extract, and make you live in abject poverty. - Author: Michael Bassey
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#40. Beware The Court of Owls, that watches all the time, ruling Gotham from a shadowed perch, behind granite and lime. They watch you at your hearth, they watch you in your bed speak not a whispered word of them or they'll send the Talon for your head. - Author: Scott Snyder
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#41. Bird of the sky
still bound to the earth,
soaring to unimaginable heights
yet returning to perch in the willow.
Death is near, always near
and so...is life
even in the ashes.
Rise Up Phoenix.
Live. Fly. Create! - Author: Michele Jennae
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#42. Ew, no!' Laurel said, brushing past him. Dracula covered half his face with his cape, shunned vampire-style, and scooted away to his perch behind the counter. - Author: Sara Shepard
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#43. It was quite an insignificant looking sheet, but no sooner did the American eagle catch sight of it, than he swooned and fell off his perch. - Author: Jane Swisshelm
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#44. It is well to pray when the troubles perch and your pillow is cheated of sleep. It is well at all times, even when there are no troubles and no petitions to be made. - Author: Thomas B. Costain
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#45. I teach in the medical school, the School of Public Health, the Kennedy School of Government, and the Business School. And it's the best perch ... because most of my work crosses boundaries. - Author: Michael Porter
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#46. The venerable cypress clings doggedly to its rocky perch, its branches spreading wide and high into the sky. 'See how it stands proudly, even in such inhospitable conditions?' our father used to say. 'This is how we must always be - strong and resilient, no matter what's around us. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#47. Ella is nervous," the harpy muttered from her perch on the railing. "The elephant. The elephant is watching Ella. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#48. There's always someone bigger and badder who can knock you off your perch - even if you're me. Never forget it and you don't have to worry about corruption. You'll be too afraid with watching your own back.
Alexandria "Dria" McAndrews - Author: C.J. Ellisson
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#49. With love's light wings did I o'er-perch these walls, for stony limits cannot hold love out - Author: William Shakespeare
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#50. Reaching that windswept perch, I decided, would cleanse my spirit and heal my wounds. More than that, it would send me home with a title: The First American Woman to Climb Everest. - Author: Stacy Allison
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#51. I will meet you in the dirtiest city you can dream of. We will drink cocktails so sweet they pucker our cheeks, as we perch on cracked leather bar stools. I will buy you plates of calcium and protein and we will run through the streets in excellent danger.
- Author: Michelle Tea
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#52. The countryside stretched green and alive from her perch on the hill....She breathed in the air of a free woman and marveled at how her clarity of spirit even seemed to affect her vision. Brighter colors. Fresher air. - Author: Pepper D. Basham
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#53. Occasionally the state of the planet can knock me off my perky perch. - Author: Graham Norton
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#54. Ladies and Gentlemen, we have no servants; We must see to things ourselves. We can't all perch like eagles, therefore, I beg you to be more careful. - Author: Boris Pilnyak
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#55. Standing there on his new perch, Sham was overwhelmingly bored of feeling overwhelmed. The more he worked, he realized, the quicker he worked. - Author: China Mieville
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#56. Just then, with a wink and a sly normal lurch, The owl very gravely got down from his perch, Walked round, and regarded his fault-finding critic (Who thought he was stuffed) with a glance analytic. - Author: James Thomas Fields
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#57. Birds prefer trees with dead branches,' said Caravaggio. 'They have complete vistas from where they perch. They can take off in any direction. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#58. We must not make a scarecrow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#59. The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch. - Author: Lord Byron
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#60. Long-time inhabitant of steeples, accustomed to contemplating, from his perch on a rainspout, the expanse of roofs, he knew that the souls of cities are more substantial and more lasting than those of all their inhabitants put together. - Author: Italo Calvino
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#61. Harry, guess what? said Tonks from her perch on top of the washing machine, and she wiggled her left hand at him; a ring glittered there. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#62. If he had his wits about him Bunny would surely keep his mouth shut; but now, with his subconscious mind knocked loose from its perch and flapping in the hollow corridors of his skull as erratically as a bat, there was no way to be sure of anything he might do. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#63. Who do you suppose decided that the birds are free? Even if they can fly the skies unless they have a destination and a branch upon which to perch and rest their wings they might even come to resent having those wings. True freedom ... true freedom may be having somewhere to return to. - Author: Kazuya Minekura
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#64. Silly gardeners! We buy pretty, comfortable benches and position them oh so carefully. But does the gardener ever sit? No! We perch momentarily and then jump up to do that next thing we see. - Author: Janet Macunovich
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#65. Elizabeth glanced over at Nick, striding along with Lizzy on his shoulders. Once in the shade, the child had perked up enough to giggle as she bounced along on her moving perch. Nick caught Elizabeth's glance and winked. - Author: Debra Holland
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#66. After all, people seemed quite easy about having their rights and liberties taken away by those they looked up to, but somehow a space on the perch was a slap in the face, and treated as such. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#67. We shall all live. We pray for life, children, a good harvest and happiness. You will have what is good for you and I will have what is good for me. Let the kite perch and let the egret
perch too. If one says no to the other, let his wing break. - Author: Chinua Achebe
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#68. She was almost sixty and she had not been to London, or Paris, or Rome, and there was no going there now. Yes, she was balanced, as she had gotten into the habit of congratulating herself for being. But, she saw, she was balanced on a very narrow perch. - Author: Jane Smiley
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#69. Like a bird, when his cage is opened, stays on his perch, dazzled by freedom, the postponed traveler does not see that his cage, with its bars of anxiety, it is open. - Author: Andre Maurois
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#70. But even if he had dreamed, even if dreamlike images arose from the edges of his mind, they would have nowhere to perch on the slippery slopes of his consciousness, instead quickly sliding off, down into the void. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#71. perch on the wall - Author: Julia Golding
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#72. President Obama's friend and counselor Ta-Nehisi Coates, from his perch atop the bestseller lists and at the pinnacle of power in America, denounces the American Dream, in terms that echo Obama's previous spiritual guide, Pastor Wright in Chicago, as a genocidal weight of whiteness. - Author: George Gilder
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#73. Oh, a very sorry people, yes,
Did I find here.
Oh, they had no music,
And they had no beer.
And, oh, everywhere
Where they tried to perch
Belonged to Castle Sugar, Incorporated,
Or the Catholic church. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#74. Like a young eaglet that gets pushed out of the nest at the appropriate time, a young man must learn to fly on his own. If the nest is too cushy, if all of his creature comforts are there for his enjoyment, then he may set up his high-definition television and perch for a while. - Author: Dennis Rainey
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#75. Our plenteous streams a various race supply, The bright-eyed perch with fins of Tyrian dye, The silver eel, in shining volumes roll'd, The yellow carp, in scales bedropp'd with gold, Swift trouts, diversified with crimson stains, And pikes, the tyrants of the wat'ry plains. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#76. Mark my words, Michael Van Gerwen will knock Phil Taylor off his perch one day and be the best darts player on the planet. - Author: Eric Bristow
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#77. You're inviting us to the rooftop populated with the people the gangs are after?" Deret hollered.
"Given that we're planning ways to collapse your rooftop onto the makarovi milling in the factory, we thought you'd find it a more appealing perch. - Author: Lindsay Buroker
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