“A Wise Old Owl” is a nursery rhyme original from the USA.
We are not sure of its exact origins but most probably it dates back to the 19th century. It was first mentioned by John D. Rockefeller at the beginning of the 20th century.
The owl in this nursery rhyme is believed to be a symbol of wisdom. It is a very simple rhyme to learn for children and it can a successful tool to teach children the virtue of silence.
“A Wise Old Owl” Lyrics
A wise old 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?