Caged quotes:

  • Caged birds sing of freedom, free birds fly. -- Thorolf Rafto
  • Caged birds accept each other, but flight is what they long for. -- Tennessee Williams
  • I felt caged by my childhood. -- Christina Aguilera
  • When I have a girlfriend, I feel caged in, I don't know why. -- Scott Baio
  • In jail I was just like everybody else, I was sitting there praying, feeling caged. -- Dennis Rodman
  • The rise of computer crime and armed robbery has not eliminated the lure of caged cash. -- James Chiles
  • The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings. The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement. -- Germaine Greer
  • Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged in by male energy. -- Bjork
  • It would be ugly to watch people poking sticks at a caged rat. It is uglier still to watch rats poking sticks at a caged person. -- Jean Harris
  • I always felt caged, closed in, like I was punching at things that weren't there. I always had too much energy for the room I was in. -- Angelina Jolie
  • I hate to witness animals in captivity - or see circus elephants paraded down the streets. When animals are caged, it's a loss of what they are. -- K. A. Applegate
  • Some of the snowballs have a kind of animal energy. Not just because of the materials inside them, but in the way that they appear caged, captured. -- Andy Goldsworthy
  • I don't want food that comes from animals that are caged up and fed antibiotics. I am really suspicious of that kind of production of meat and poultry. -- Alice Waters
  • I was gladly cuffed, shackled, loaded into the caged bus and driven through the main gate of Bare Hill Correctional Facility for what I pray to God will be forever. -- Jack Carroll
  • I'm a hard guy to live with. I'm like a caged animal. I'm up all night walking around the living room. It's hard for me to come down from what I do. -- Jim Carrey
  • Growth is usually uncomfortable. If you're looking for comfort, you will more than likely feel tired and old earlier than you want, and the misery of your caged soul will always be looming nearby. -- Debbie Ford
  • A living dog is better than a dead lion.' Judge Douglas, if not a dead lion for this work, is at least a caged and toothless one. How can he oppose the advances of slavery? He don't care anything about it. -- Abraham Lincoln
  • The truth 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. -- Angelina Jolie
  • We are most artistically caged. -- Vladimir Nabokov
  • Palestinians caged up like animals. -- Chuck Hagel
  • I know why the caged bird sings. -- Maya Angelou
  • A caged canary is safe but not free. -- Walter E. Williams
  • I know what the caged bird feels, alas! -- Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • The beast caged. Rather limiting for Mr Hyde. -- Gordon Merrick
  • The horror of being caged has lost its thrill. -- Philip Roth
  • But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams. -- Maya Angelou
  • My devil had been long caged, he came out roaring -- Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The beast in me Is caged by frail and fragile bars. -- Johnny Cash
  • Genghis Miliband roars up to the despatch box like a caged donkey. -- Andy Zaltzman
  • Like a wild animal, the truth is too powerful to remain caged. -- Veronica Roth
  • Who can estimate the wealth of worth caged in a little child? -- Evangeline Booth
  • I would rather be damned by my honesty, than caged by my lies. -- Omega Maverick
  • When I have a girlfriend, I feel caged in, I don't know why -- Scott Baio
  • There is nothing like the bootless solitude of those who are caged together. -- Iris Murdoch
  • Let people hide in their homes, caged like chickens. Cowards deserve no better. -- Peter V. Brett
  • We live like caged beasts waiting for the day to let the rage free. -- Tupac Shakur
  • That was what happened to laughter when you caged it. It became unbearably sad. It was worse than crying. -- Isobelle Carmody
  • The caged eagle become a metaphor for all forms of isolation, the ultimate in imprisonment. A zoo is prison. -- Nadine Gordimer
  • Most of us still caged within careers chosen for us by our not entirely worldly 18-22 year old selves. -- Alain de Botton
  • I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. -- Stephen King
  • I wouldn't steal anything because stealing is wrong. If I had to, I'd steal a caged bird and set it free. -- Arthur Darvill
  • It is likely to make us think we are not caged. We cannot feel the bars unless we push against them. -- Erin Morgenstern
  • Sometimes, an apology sets free a part of you that you didn't even realize was caged...and forgiveness destroys the cage. -- Sanjo Jendayi
  • The Gospel is like a caged lion; you don't have to defend it - just let it out of the cage. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged by male energy. -- Bjork
  • Insanity is coasting through life in a miserable existence when you have a caged lion locked inside and the key to release it. -- Morgan Freeman
  • As for politics, Iā??m an anarchist. I hate governments and rules and fetters. Canā??t stand caged animals. People must be free. -- Charlie Chaplin
  • The Gospel is like a caged lion. It does not need to be defended, it just needs to be let out of its cage. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • A caged canary is secure; but it is not free. It is easier for free men to resist terrorism from afar than tyranny from within. -- Chuck Baldwin
  • Saddam was tranquillised when captured ... He would be a lion even when caged. Every honest person who knows Saddam knows that he is firm and powerful. -- Raghad Hussein
  • Mom and Dad had a lot to answer for, she decided. She couldn't even be rude to evil vampires who'd caged her boyfriend and were preparing to roast him alive. -- Rachel Caine
  • ...and the most intense desire gave force to her passionate words as the girl glanced despairingly about the dreary room like a caged creature on the point of breaking loose. -- Louisa May Alcott
  • The caged bird sings with a fearful trill, of things unknown, but longed for still, and his tune is heard on the distant hill, for the caged bird sings of freedom. -- Maya Angelou
  • At present I feel like a caged animal, bound up by the luxury, comfort and respectability of my position. I can't get the training that I want without neglecting my duty. -- Beatrice Webb
  • As our bodies are mostly made of water, I'd rather be hungry than thirsty. And as love is mostly made up of sugar water, I'd rather be a hummingbird caged in your heart. -- Jarod Kintz
  • In the invincible and indescribable squalor of Harlem ... I was tormented. I felt caged, like an animal. I wanted to escape. I felt if I did not get out I would slowly strangle. -- James A. Baldwin
  • I have been called a Rogue Elephant, a Cannibal Shark, and a crocodile. I am none the worse. I remain a caged, and rather sardonic, lion, in a particularly contemptible and ill-run zoo. -- Wyndham Lewis
  • Learn the principle, abide by the principle, and dissolve the principle. In short, enter a mold without being caged in it. Obey the principle without being bound by it. Learn, master, and achieve. -- Bruce Lee
  • Liberty cannot be caged into a charter or handed on ready-made to the next generation. Each generation must recreate liberty for its own times. Whether or not we establish freedom rests with ourselves. -- Florence Ellinwood Allen
  • New York rose out of the water like a great wave that found it impossible to return again and so remained there in horror, peering out of the million windows man had caged it with. -- Djuna Barnes
  • With all our crime and all our immorality ... and about as much contentment and respose as a fresh-caged hyena, we go to tell the whole world: we are the only one with the right idea! -- Will Rogers
  • I can taste fear, and lies, on a man's skin, Cavrax." The Master Priest whispered, watching the large pulse on the cleric's neck beat like a caged thing begging for release. "You're lying to me. -- C.N. Faust
  • I was sentenced to life plus 30 years by an all-White jury. What I saw in prison was wall-to-wall Black flesh in chains. Women caged in cells. But we're the terrorists. It just doesn't make sense. -- Assata Shakur