Eagle Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old eagle quotes, eagle sayings, and eagle proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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

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

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

In an eagle there is all the wisdom of the world.     

Lame Deer

When you soar like an eagle, you attract the hunters.     

Milton S. Gould

The eagle may soar; beavers build dams.     

Bill Vaughan

You can't soar like an eagle and crap like a canary.     

Ed Sabol

The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!     

Joyce Meyer

May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.     

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a storm is coming, all other birds seek shelter. The eagle alone avoids the storm by flying above it. So, in the storms of life may your heart be like an eagle's and soar above.     


Why fly like a hen when you can soar like an eagle?     

Pio of Pietrelcina

Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle.     

Ken Blanchard

Eagles: When they walk, they stumble. They are not what one would call graceful. They were not designed to walk. They fly. And when they fly, oh, how they fly, so free, so graceful. They see from the sky what we never see.     


The eagle has no liberty; he only has loneliness.     

Gilbert K. Chesterton

A friend is like an eagle; you don't find them flying in flocks.     


Don't be a pigeon if you were born to be an eagle. Experience God's altitude for your life.     

Myles Munroe

You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren.     

William Henry Hudson

The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow.     

William Blake

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.     

E. F. Schumacher

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

But flies an eagle flight, bold and forth on, leaving no track behind.     

William Shakespeare

Eagle rises to the top of the precipice with its wings; man, to the top of the honour, with his morals!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

An eagle uses the negative energy of a storm to fly even higher.     

Eric Thomas

Our power of perseverance is as that of an eagle. We soar above our challengers.     

Ellen J. Barrier

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

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

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

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

Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.     

John Webster

The eagle suffers little birds to sing, And is not careful what they mean thereby.     

William Shakespeare