Owl-Themed Quotes, Titles, and Phrases

Illustration of owl motifs

The Spruce / Emilie Dunphy

Owls seem to have always been a bird that sparks the creative imagination. Fascination with these birds of prey has led them to be popular in crafting, including card making and scrapbooking. You will often see the owl as an icon on patterned papers and scrapbook page embellishments from many different manufacturers. Using these, you may need inspiration for quotes, page titles, and phrases featuring owls.

As a symbol, owls evoke victory, wisdom, or solitude. You'll often use them on pages dedicated to graduation and other scholastic endeavors. Owls have also been associated with Halloween and Harry Potter.

Birthday-Themed Owls

  • Look Whooo’s _____ (fill in the blank with age)
  • Whooo’s Having a Birthday?
  • Have a Hoot of a _______ (fill in the blank with Birthday, Halloween, New Year, etc.)
  • Hoot! Hoot! Hoooray! It’s Your Birthday!
  • Look Whooo’s Here! (new baby card or scrapbook page)
  • Grow Wise Little Owl

Love-Themed Owls

  • Owl Always Love You
  • Owl You Need is Love
  • Love from Owl of Us
  • Whooo Loves Ya Baby?
  • Owl Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways.
  • Owlways Love One Another
  • Guess Who Loves You
  • Love with Owl Your Heart
  • Owl-Ways Kiss Goodnight
  • Owl Be Yours If You’ll Be Mine
  • Guess Whooo’s Dreaming of You

Housewarming Owls

  • Bless This Nest.
  • Congratulations on Your New Nest!
  • Love Builds the Warmest Nest

Get Well Owls

  • Everything Will Be Owl Right
  • Owl Be There
  • Glide Through the Dark Times
  • It’s Not How You Look, It’s Whooo You Are
  • Owl Always Be Here If You Need Me

Smart Owls

  • Give Today Your Owl
  • Get Wisdom
  • Shhhh…There’s Wisdom Whispering Within You
  • Remember Whooo You Are.
  • Love Who You Are
  • Be Whoo You Are

Celebratory Owls

  • Hoot Hoot Hooray!
  • Life’s A Hoot
  • You’re a Hoot
  • Something to Hoot About
  • It’s Owl Good
  • Hoot! Hoot! I’m So Cute! (or You’re So Cute)
  • Hoot for ________ (fill-in-the-blank with a name)
  • What a Hoot!
  • Life’s a Hoot!

All-Occasion Owls

  • Owl’s It Going?
  • Whooo’s Cute?
  • Owl Miss You
  • Owl-Rageous

Owl Quotes

These quotes pair well with an owl-themed scrapbook page or card:

  • Edward Hershey Richards: The Wise Owl—A wise owl lived in an oak. The more he saw, the less he spoke. The less he spoke, the more he heard. Why can’t we all be like that wise old bird?
  • The Bible: Listen to advice and accept instruction and in the end, you will be wise. Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting, get understanding.
  • Robert Browning: Grow Old Along With Me, The Best Is Yet to Be.
  • African Proverb: The owl is the wisest of all birds because the more it sees, the less it talks.
  • Jane Yolen: You don’t need anything but hope. The kind of hope that flies on silent wings under a shining owl moon.
  • Roald Dahl: If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
  • David Starr Jordan: Wisdom is knowing what to do next. Virtue is doing it.
  • William James: The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
  • C.S. Lewis: You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.
  • A.A. Milne: Owl is the grand and rather clever old man of the forest. He can also spell Tuesday.