Top 90 Eagle Quotes To Soar High Above All Trails

We have rounded up the most powerful collection of eagle quotes, sayings, and captions (with images and pictures) to inspire you fly high and soar above all storms of trials in life.

Eagles are fearless and they have excellent vision and focus. It is often said we should have an eagle mentality. Now, what is an eagle mentality?

Eagles are an exceptionally common symbol in heraldry, being considered the “King of Birds”. Having a mentality of an Eagle means to “rise like an eagle” amidst all the storms life puts you through.

When life gets tough, be the eagle, soar above the clouds, and push through the adversities of your life.

What Does an Eagle Symbolize?

Eagles are large, powerfully-built birds of prey, with heavy heads and beaks. Eagles fly alone at high altitudes and soar the highest above the clouds than any other bird.

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The eagle is often a solar symbol and can be linked to all sky gods. It many cultures it signifies inspiration, victory, courage, strength, speed, pride, and royalty.

These insightful quotes about eagles will help you find hope, courage, and strength and bounce back stronger on your tough days!

Top 10 Eagle Quotes To Soar High In Life

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

  2. “An eagle uses the negative energy of a storm to fly even higher.” – Eric Thomas
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    attitude eagle quotes success

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

  4. “You can put wings on a pig, but you don’t make it an eagle.” – William J. Clinton

  5. “Don’t be afraid of being outnumbered. Eagles fly alone pigeons flock together.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                                                                         
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    eagle sayings

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

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

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

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

  10. “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

Inspirational Quotes About Eagles

  1. “The eagle may soar; beavers build dams.” – Bill Vaughan

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

  3. “In an eagle there is all the wisdom of the world.” – Lame Deer                                                                                               
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    inspiring eagle quotes

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

  5. “Rise up and adopt an eagle mentality.” — Germany Kent                                                                                 
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    soaring eagle quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  14. “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

  15. “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

  16. “I’ve always believed the greater danger is not aiming too high, but too low, settling for a bogey rather than shooting for an eagle.” – Peter Scott

  17. “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

  18. “If we never had the courage to take a leap of faith, we’d be cheating God out of a chance to mount us up with wings like eagles and watch us soar.” – Jen Stephens

  19. “First I shall name the eagle, of which there are three species: the great grey eagle is the largest, of great strength and high flight; he chiefly preys on fawns and other young quadrupeds.” – William Bartram

  20. “The Golden Eagle, which has universally been considered as a bird of most extraordinary powers of flight, is in my estimation little more than a sluggard, though its wings are long and ample.” – John James Audubon

  21. “Striking a balance between wildlife conservation and wind energy development starts with understanding threats to eagle populations and how our actions, including operating wind farms, are affecting them.” – Frances Beinecke

Fearless Eagle Quotes To Rise Above All

As children, we are often told to soar like an eagle. Aim high and fly high, even if it means to be alone.

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Spread your wings and fly high with these powerful eagle quotes. The wise words are timeless and will inspire you use the storms of our lives (obstacles, trouble, etc) to rise to greater heights.

  1. “An eagle will not catch flies.” – Italian Proverb

  2. “A hen’s curses have never killed the eagle.” – African Proverb

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

  4. “The sky belongs to eagles, even during storms.” – Matshona Dhliwayo                                                                   
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    eagle quotes

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

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

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

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

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

  10. “If being alone was that miserable, eagles would never be fearless enough to fly.” – Unknown

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

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

  13. “Fool that I was, upon my eagle’s wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.” – John Dryden

  14. “An eagle never loses sleep over a turkey’s sentiments. An eagle earns its honor from the storms it endures.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

  15. “All birds find shelter during a rain.But eagle avoids rain by flying above the clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!” – APJ Abdul Kalam

  16. “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

Best Eagle Quotes To Conquer The Sky

The best life lesson we can learn from this amazing bird is to focus on your goal and letting nothing distract your attention until you achieve it.


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

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

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

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

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

  6. “Like eager Romans e’er all Rites were past, Did let too soon the sacred Eagle fly.” – John Dryden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. “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

  16. “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

  17. “Don’t be a parrot in life, be an eagle. A parrot talks way too much and can’t fly high but an eagle is silent and has the will power to touch the sky.” – Unknown

  18. “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

  19. “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

  20. “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

Famous Eagle Quotes On Life And Success 

There are a lot of leadership principles one can learn from the eagle bird.  Just like eagle is the leader of all birds because of its strong vision and focus similarly leaders should always be focused on their goals and aim for success.

Some of the best leadership qualities of eagles;

  • Eagles have powerful vision.
  • Eagles are fearless.
  • Eagles are tenacious.
  • Eagles are high flyers.
  • Eagles nurture their young.
  1. “Direction is more important than speed.” – Unknown

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

  3. “There is an eagle in me that wants to sour.” – Carl Sandburg

  4. “Eagles soar because they always focus on their goal.” – Unknown                                                                                   
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    fearless quotes on eagle

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

  6. “The eagle has no liberty; he only has loneliness.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

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

  9. “I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs, but by how high he bounces when he hits bottom.” – George Patton

  10. “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 Strong

  11. “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 soar like an eagle.” – Unknown

  12. “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk and not faint.” – Isaiah 40:31 (Bible Verse)

  13. “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

  14. “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

  15. “God created us with an overwhelming desire to soar. 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

Some Interesting Facts About An Eagle

  1. There are more than 60 different species of eagle.
  2. In some religions, high-soaring eagles are believed to touch the face of God.
  3. Eagles are admired the world over as living symbols of power, freedom, and transcendence.
  4. The bald eagle has been the national bird of the United States since 1782, standing for strength, courage, and freedom.
  5. The eagle eye is among the strongest in the animal kingdom, with an eyesight estimated at 4 to 8 times stronger than that of the average human.


These inspirational eagle quotations will inspire you to rebuild yourself after you have broken up emotionally, mentally, or physically.

You have the power within you to heal your wounds and find the strength to be reborn as a winner even if you are falling apart.

If you found encouragement with these positive words of wisdom then also check out our post on stand tall quotes and after the storm quotes to uplift your energies.

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