225 Flying Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of flying quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about kite flying.

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The Most Famous Flying Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price. — Amelia Earhart

Sometimes, flying feels too godlike to be attained by man. Sometimes, the world from above seems too beautiful, too wonderful, too distant for human eyes to see . — Charles Lindbergh

Flying makes me feel like a sex maniac in a whorehouse with a stack of $20 bills. — Pancho Barnes

Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with a few seconds of sheer terror. — Gregory ''Pappy'' Boyington

Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with a few seconds of sheer terror. — Pappy Boyington

Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. — Douglas Adams

I just loved the feeling of flying. I could jump six feet bareback and it was the closest thing to being Pegasus and flying next to God. It's the most liberating freedom-making feeling in the world. — Elizabeth Taylor

Everyone loves to fly and flying underwater is even better than flying in air because there are things around you. — Graham Hawkes

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The day I am not able to fly will be a sad day for me. — Ratan Tata

And I fly planes all the time. And helicopters. — Treat Williams

Short Flying Quotes

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  • Why drink and drive if I can smoke and fly? — Bob Marley
  • Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay. — Dalai Lama
  • If you want to fly with the eagles you can't hang out with the crows. — Brock Lesnar
  • The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly. — Friedrich Nietzsche
  • People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. — Will Rogers
  • Until you spread your wings, you'll have no idea how far you can fly. — Napoleon Bonaparte
  • You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down. — Toni Morrison
  • Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. — Lauren Bacall
  • If you want to fly, you have to give up the things that weigh you down. — Toni Morrison
  • He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise. — William Blake

Top 10 Flying Quotes

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Why drink and drive if I can smoke and fly? — Bob Marley

I'm Ric Flair! The Stylin', profilin', limousine riding, jet flying, kiss-stealing, wheelin' n' dealin' son of a gun! — Ric Flair

Everything will eventually come to an end, So try to savor the moment, cause time flies, don't it? The beauty of life, you gotta make it last for the better, Cause nothin' lasts forever. — Nas

I am probably in the sky, flying with the fish, or maybe in the ocean, swimming with the pigeons. See, my world is different. — Lil Wayne

Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay. — Dalai Lama

I once asked a bird, how is it that you fly in this gravity of darkness? She responded, 'love lifts me.' — Hafez

If you want to fly with the eagles you can't hang out with the crows. — Brock Lesnar

The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly. — Friedrich Nietzsche

All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!!! — Abdul Kalam

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Flying Image Quotes

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Flying quote by Will Rogers

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. — Will Rogers

Flying quote by Toni Morrison

You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down. — Toni Morrison

Flying quote by Lauren Bacall

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. — Lauren Bacall

Flying quote by Toni Morrison

If you want to fly, you have to give up the things that weigh you down. — Toni Morrison

Flying quote by Friedrich von Schiller

The future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever. — Friedrich von Schiller

Flying quote by Richard Bach

The gull sees farthest who flies highest — Richard Bach

Flying quote by Lord Kelvin

Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. — Lord Kelvin

Flying quote by Judy Garland

Birds fly over the rainbow. Why then, oh, why can't I? — Judy Garland

Flying quote by Frida Kahlo

Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly? — Frida Kahlo

Flying quote by Rabbi Akiva

The paper burns, but the words fly away. — Rabbi Akiva

Flying quote by Igor Sikorsky

Aeronautics was neither an industry nor a science. It was a miracle. — Igor Sikorsky

Flying quote by Sadako Sasaki

I will write peace on your wings and you will fly all over the world. — Sadako Sasaki

Flying quote by Patrick F. McManus

There is no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm. — Patrick F. McManus

Flying quote by Geoffrey Chaucer

Time and tide wait for no man. — Geoffrey Chaucer

Flying quote by Tablo

They say time flies, but you keep breaking it’s wings. — Tablo

Flying quote by Stephen Sondheim

If I cannot fly, let me sing. — Stephen Sondheim

Flying quote by Samuel Beckett

How time flies when one has fun! — Samuel Beckett

Flying quote by Billy Bob Thornton

I don't have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing. — Billy Bob Thornton

Flying quote by Laurel Burch

Celebrate your own special spirit fly on the wings of your secret dreams — Laurel Burch

Flying quote If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.
If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.

Time Is Flying Quotes

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Some people have the disease of criticising all the time. They forget the good about others and only mention their faults. They are like flies that avoid the good and pure places and land on the bad and wounds. This is because of the evil within the self and the spoiled nature. — Ibn Taymiyyah

Flow is being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one, like playing jazz. — Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Life is flying by. You don't have time to waste another minute being negative, offended or bitter. If someone did you wrong, get over it and move forward. — Joel Osteen

Flying quote Don't be afraid of being outnumbered. Eagles fly alone. Pigeons flock together.
Don't be afraid of being outnumbered. Eagles fly alone. Pigeons flock together.

There is so little time for us all; I need to be able to say what I want quickly and to as many people as possible. — Marc Bolan

The secret of my success is that I always managed to live to fly another day. — Chuck Yeager

How do geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans know when it is time to move on? As with the migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within if only we would listen to it, that tells us certainly when to go forth into the unknown. — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Flying quote What good are wings withou the courage to fly.
What good are wings withou the courage to fly.

Boys flying kites haul in their white winged birds; You can't do that way when you're flying words. Careful with fire, is good advice we know Careful with words, is ten times doubly so. Thoughts unexpressed may sometimes fall back dead; But God Himself can't kill them when they're said. — Will Carleton

Angling is extremely time consuming. That's sort of the whole point. — Thomas Mcguane

Poets talk about "spots of time", but it is really the fishermen who experience eternity compressed into a moment. No one can tell what a spot of time is until suddenly the whole world is a fish and the fish is gone. — Norman Maclean

Time, as is well known, sometimes flies like a bird and sometimes crawls like a worm, but human beings are generally particularly happy when they don't notice whether it's passing quickly or slowly. — Ivan Turgenev

Kite Flying Quotes

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I see children as kites. You spend a lifetime trying to get them off the ground. You run with them until you're both breathless. They crash . . . you add a longer tail . . . you patch and comfort, adjust and teach. You watch them lifted by the wind and assure them that someday they'll fly. — Erma Bombeck

The optimist pleasantly ponders how high his kite will fly; the pessimist woefully wonders how soon his kite will fall. — William Arthur Ward

Don’t ignore the small things — the kite flies because of its tail. — American Proverbs

Flying quote Don't make me walk when I want to fly.
Don't make me walk when I want to fly.

A kite can't really fly free,that's just an expression. In order to soar high in the sky the string of a kite needs to be anchored. If the string breaks the kite drops back to the ground. The kite's freedom depends on it not being as free as he thinks it is. — Simon Napier-Bell

Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite. Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil or a better break or a string of pearls or a pair of pants or a wig with curls or another chance. Everyone is just waiting. — Dr. Seuss

It can't be all you. Just like you need air to fly a kite. It's not the kite. It's the air. — Pharrell Williams

Flying quote Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay.

Chicago is known as the Windy City, and Montana is called the Big Sky State, so I think that we should somehow combine the two to create the ultimate kite-flying experience. — Mitch Hedberg

It's a sad day for American Capitalism when a man can't fly a midget on a kite over central park. — Jim Moran

I have had the feeling that a properly constructed flying-machine should be capable of being flown as a kite; and conversely, that a properly constructed kite should be capable of use as a flying-machine when driven by its own propellers. — Alexander Graham Bell

[Flying kite with my friends] is one of the seminal memories of growing up for me. — Khaled Hosseini

Birds Flying Quotes

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Birds flying high you know how I feel Sun in the sky you know how I feel Breeze driftin' on by you know how I feel And this old world is a new world And a bold world For me And I'm feeling good I'm feeling good — Nina Simone

I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice. — Morgan Freeman

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair. — Chinese Proverbs

Flying quote Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering
Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

The richer we have become materially, the poorer we become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up. — Muhammad Ali

Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise. — Tommy Douglas

Flying quote People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.
People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.

Adam was a super being when God created him...he had dominion over the fowls of the air which means he used to fly...well of course how could you have dominion over the birds and not be able to do what they do. Adam flew into space, with one thought he would be on the moon. — Benny Hinn

I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question. — Harun Yahya

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Birds fly over the rainbow. Why then, oh, why can't I? — Judy Garland

This is what the things can teach us: to fall, patiently to trust our heaviness. Even a bird has to do that before he can fly. — Rainer Maria Rilke

Love Flying Quotes

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Our thoughts ought by instinct to fly upwards from animals, men and natural objects to their creator. If created things are so utterly lovely, how gloriously beautiful must he be who made them! The wisdom of the worker is revealed in his handiwork. — Anthony of Padua

The solution to any problem -work, love, money, whatever -is to go fishing, and the worse the problem, the longer the trip should be. — John Gierach

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The paper burns, but the words fly away. — Rabbi Akiva

Flying quote If you can't fly, then run, If you can't run, then walk, if you can't walk, then
If you can't fly, then run, If you can't run, then walk, if you can't walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. — Rumi

Even as the archer loves the arrow that flies, so too he loves the bow that remains constant in his hands. — African Proverbs

The chimpanzees in the zoos do it, Some courageous kangaroos do it Let's do it, let's fall in love. I'm sure giraffes on the sly do it, Even eagles as they fly do it, Let's do it, let's fall in love. — Cole Porter

Flying quote Eagles don't fly with pigeons.
Eagles don't fly with pigeons.

If I wanted to play the violin, I had to work. Because anything that one wants to do really, and one loves doing, one must do everyday. It should be as easy to the artist and as natural as flying is to a bird. And you can’t imagine a bird saying well, I’m tired today, I’m not going to fly! — Yehudi Menuhin

Nature paints not; In oils, but frescoes the great dome of heaven; With sunsets, and the lovely forms of clouds; And flying vapors. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I immediately loved flying from my first flight and knew that in some way it was going to be a part of my future career! — Fred Haise

Sport is a very important subject at school, that's why I gave Quidditch such an important place at Hogwarts. I was very bad in sports, so I gave Harry a talent I would really loved to have. Who wouldn't want to fly? — J. K. Rowling

Keep Flying Quotes

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They say time flies, but you keep breaking it’s wings. — Tablo

You can't keep the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair. — Sharon Creech

You may fly over a land forever; you may bomb it, atomize it, and wipe it clean of life - but if you desire to defend it, protect it,and keep it for civilization, you must do this on the ground, the way the Roman Legions did - by putting your soldiers in the mud. — T. R. Fehrenbach

Flying quote If you want to soar in life, you must first learnt to First Love Yourself.
If you want to soar in life, you must first learnt to First Love Yourself.

Boot Camp was great and very interesting. You got to use live rounds of ammunition and got to do a lot of crawling around with live rounds flying around you, so you really had to learn to keep your ass down - everything down for that matter. — Mel Gibson

People want you to be happy. Don't keep serving them your pain! If you could untie your wings and free your soul of jealousy, you and everyone around you would fly up like doves. — Rumi

I was born imagining myself with an apron on, with pies cooling on the window sill and babies crying upstairs. I thought that all that stuff would somehow anchor me to the planet, that it was the weight I needed to keep from just flying off into space. — Carrie Fisher

Flying quote If you want to fly give up everything that weighs you down.
If you want to fly give up everything that weighs you down.

There would be no population explosion if people who are trying to keep the wolf from the door wouldn't let the stork fly in through the window. — Evan Esar

At what point does a fly give up trying to escape through a closed window – do its survival instincts keep it going until it is physically capable of no more, or does it eventually learn after one crash too many that there is no way out? At what point do you decide that enough is enough? — Tabitha Suzuma

When I was young I used to smother myself with olive oil mixed with a dash of vinegar to keep the flies away and lay in the sunshine for hours on end. But we knew no better then. Now we know how stupid that was. — Stephanie Beacham

I think there's nothing worse than inertia. You can inert and study your navel and gradually you'll fall off the chair. I think the key is to keep flying. — Ridley Scott

Airplane Flying Quotes

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If you are in trouble anywhere in the world, an airplane can fly over and drop flowers, but a helicopter can land and save your life. — Igor Sikorsky

Every flyer who ventures across oceans to distant lands is a potential explorer; in his or her breast burns the same fire that urged adventurers of old to set forth in their sailing-ships for foreign lands. — Jean Batten

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Aeronautics was neither an industry nor a science. It was a miracle. — Igor Sikorsky

I was always afraid of dying. Always. It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit. — Chuck Yeager

Thousands of lives were suddenly ended by evil, despicable acts of terror. The pictures of airplanes flying into buildings, fires burning, huge structures collapsing, have filled us with disbelief, terrible sadness and a quiet, unyielding anger. — George W. Bush

You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky. — Amelia Earhart

The thing is helicopters are different from airplanes An airplane by it's nature wants to fly, and if not interfered with too strongly by unusual events or incompetent piloting, it will fly — Harry Reasoner

Aviation is proof that given, the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible. — Eddie Rickenbacker

Our warriors are no longer limited to the people who fly the airplanes...Our entire force is a warrior force. Being a warrior is not an AFSC, ...it's a condition of the heart. — John P. Jumper

Unlike the boundaries of the sea by the shorelines, the "ocean of air" laps at the border of every state, city, town and home throughout the world. — L. Welch Pogue

Happy Flying Quotes

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When you are alone, bless the solitude; when you are with someone, bless the togetherness! Think of the seagull: It flies alone happily; it flies with another happily too! Solitude is a food; togetherness is a food; man needs both and he must be happy with both! — Mehmet Murat Ildan

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about. — Sakya Pandita

Birds fly Over The Rainbow. Why then, oh why can't I? If happy little bluebirds fly beyond the rainbow, why oh why can't I? — L. Frank Baum

If happy little bluebirds fly beyond the rainbow, why oh why can't I? — Yip Harburg

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning, and out of the heart of darkness comes the light. — Jean Giraudoux

No life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of the well-govern'd angler. — Izaak Walton

Time flies when you are having fun. — Albert Einstein

I'm still fly, I'm sky high and I dare anybody to try and cut my wings — Drake

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky — Rumi

So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land! — James M. Barrie

Bird Flying Quotes

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Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about. — Saskya Pandita

the shell must break before the bird can fly. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first. — Ernest Hemingway

A bird that flies off the Earth and lands on an anthill is still on the ground. — African Proverbs

Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness. — Alejandro Jodorowsky

As birds' wings beat the solid air without which none could fly so words freed by the imagination affirm reality by their flight. — William Carlos Williams

OSTRICH, n. A large bird to which (for its sins, doubtless) nature has denied that hinder toe . . . . The absence of a good working pair of wings is no defect, for, as has been ingeniously pointed out, the ostrich does not fly. — Ambrose Bierce

Eagles fly where lesser birds cannot fly, so eagles can do what lesser birds cannot do. — T. D. Jakes

Stray birds of summer come to my window to sing and fly away. And yellow leaves of autumn, which have no songs, flutter and fall there with a sigh. — Rabindranath Tagore

Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay, but like a child waking from its sleep with a heavenly smile. — Soren Kierkegaard

Pilots And Flying Quotes

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I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt. — Roald Dahl

The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn't it be?--it is the same the angels breathe. — Mark Twain

The most important thing in fighting was shooting, next the various tactics in coming into a fight and last of all flying ability itself. — Billy Bishop

If you're faced with a forced landing, fly the thing as far into the crash as possible. — Bob Hoover

In flying, the probability of survival is inversely proportional to the angle of arrival. — Neil Armstrong

I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets. — Ronald Reagan

I've been as a pilot involved in the Gulf War. And then, in the No-Fly Zone — Philippe Perrin

I think it is love of that blue vault of sky that becomes your playground if, and only if, you are a fighter pilot. You don't understand it if you fly from A to B in straight and level, and merely climb and descend. You're moving through the basement of that bolt of blue. — Robin Olds

The engine is the heart of an aeroplane, but the pilot is its soul. — Walter Alexander Raleigh

In the space age, man will be able to go around the world in two hours - one hour for flying and one hour to get to the airport. — Neil H. McElroy

Airplanes And Flying Quotes

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There are two kinds of airplanes - those you fly and those that fly you . . . You must have a distinct understanding at the very start as to who is the boss. — Ernest K. Gann

I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The most beautiful dream that has haunted the heart of man since Icarus is today reality. — Louis Bleriot

Because of [Amelia Earhart], we had more women available to fly in the 1940's to help us get through World War II. And because of these women, women of my generation are able to look back and say, 'Hey, they did it. They even flew military airplanes, we can do it, too.' — Eileen Collins

To put your life in danger from time to time... breeds a saneness in dealing with day-to-day trivialities. — Nevil Shute

Nothing will ever equal that moment of joyous excitement which filled my whole being when I felt myself flying away from the earth. It was not mere pleasure; it was perfect bliss. Escaped from the frightful torments of persecution and of calumny, I felt that I was answering all in rising above all. — Jacques Charles

Man must rise above the Earth - to the top of the atmosphere and beyond - for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives. — Socrates

The way I see it, you can either work for a living or you can fly airplanes. Me, I'd rather fly. — Len Morgan

Whether outwardly or inwardly, whether in space or time, the farther we penetrate the unknown, the vaster and more marvelous it becomes. — Charles Lindbergh

The modern airplane creates a new geographical dimension. A navigable ocean of air blankets the whole surface of the globe. There are no distant places any longer: the world is small and the world is one. — Wendell Willkie

Flying Free Quotes

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The American flag, Old Glory, standing tall and flying free over American soil for 228 years is the symbol of our beloved country. It is recognized from near and afar, and many lives have been lost defending it. — Jeff Miller

There's so much world to see, what's stopping you from flying free? — Eyedea

There are two things parents should give their children roots and wings. Roots to give them bearing and a sense of belonging, but also wings to help free them from constraints and prejudices and give them other ways to travel (or rather, to fly). — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Entranced by the flight of a raven, I watch its shadow move effortlessly against golden, shimmering granite. I long to be that free, flying above the cluttered world of normalcy, where so many are half alive. — Dean Potter

Laws, like the spider’s webs, catch the flies and let the hawk go free. — Danish Proverbs

Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly. — Julie Andrews

You've got to believe in yourself, or no one will believe in you. Imagination is like a bird on the wing, flying free for you to use. — Ozzy Osbourne

No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams. — Jesse Jackson

I will protect you until you are grown and then I will let you fly free, but loving you, that is for always. — Charlotte Gray

Those who awaken never rest in one place. Like swans, they rise and leave the lake. On the air they rise and fly an invisible course. Their food is knowledge. They live on emptiness. They have seen how to break free. Who can follow them? — Gautama Buddha

Flying Machines Quotes

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I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind. — Lord Kelvin

I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual, and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones. — Henri Coanda

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Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. — Lord Kelvin

When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it. — Lord Kelvin

The way to fly is to go straight up . . . Such a machine (the helicopter) will never compete with the aeroplane, though it will have specialized uses, and in these it will surpass the aeroplane. The fact that you can land at your front door is the reason you can't carry heavy loads efficiently. — Emile Berliner

I saw at once that I had only to rise in my machine, fix my eyes upon the castle, fly over it and speed directly across to the French coast. It seemed so easy that it looked like a cross-country flight. I am glad I thought so and felt so. — Harriet Quimby

This machine was a failure to the extent that it could not fly. In other respects it was a very important and necessary stepping stone. — Igor Sikorsky

The men flyers have given out the impression that aeroplaning is very perilous work, something that an ordinary mortal should not dream of attempting. But when I saw how easily the man flyers manipulated their machines I said I could fly. — Harriet Quimby

It is apparent to me that the possibilities of the aeroplane, which two or three years ago were thought to hold the solution to the [flying machine] problem, have been exhausted, and that we must turn elsewhere. — Thomas A. Edison

By the end of the 20th Century there will be a generation to whom it will not be injurious to read a dozen quire of newspapers daily, to be constantly called to the telephone... and to live half their time in a railway carriage or in a flying machine. — Max Nordau

Flying Plane Quotes

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Humans walked around or rode horses for 999 of the last 1,000 centuries. In this century, we drive cars, fly planes, and land on the moon. — Tim Urban

I am interested in imperfections, quirkiness, insanity, unpredictability. That's what we really pay attention to anyway. We don't talk about planes flying; we talk about them crashing. — Tibor Kalman

It felt like the most natural thing in the world to do [to fly a plane at age 6]. — Edward Higgins White

Radical Muslims fly planes into buildings. Radical Christians kill abortion doctors. Radical Atheists write books. — Hemant Mehta

Religion, it stops people from thinking because they think all the answers are in that one book; it impedes progress; it justifies crazy people. Flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. — Bill Maher

If black boxes survive air crashes - why don't they make the whole plane out of that stuff? — George Carlin

I fly like paper, get high like planes If you catch me at the border, I got visas in my name — M.I.A.

I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder. — Bill Maher

My dear, old age is like an airplane flying in a storm. Once you're in it there's nothing you can do. You can't stop a plane, you can't stop a storm, you can't stop time. So you might as well take it easy, with wisdom. — Golda Meir

There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror. — Orson Welles

Fear Of Flying Quotes

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I don't have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing. — Billy Bob Thornton

I tell you, my friends, it's a sin to pray for the USA. And nobody that's intelligent, and that fears God, will fly the American flag any way but upside-down, the international signal of distress... It's too late to pray for the USA. — Fred Phelps

That is why we fly from the inner void, since God might steal into it. It is not the pursuit of pleasure and the aversion for effort which causes sin, but fear of God. We know that we cannot see him face to face without dying, and we do not want to die. — Nina Simone

The reason birds can fly and we can't is simply that they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings. — James M. Barrie

It annoys me that the burden of proof is on us. It should be "You came up with the idea. Why do you believe it?" I could tell you I've got superpowers. But I can't go up to people saying "Prove I can't fly." They'd go: "What do you mean 'Prove you can't fly'? Prove you can!" — Ricky Gervais

I used to be very afraid of flying. It would creep me out and make me very tense and very uncomfortable, and I would sweat or even cry. I was very, very scared of dying, but I'm not anymore. Fears need to be indulged, in order to exist. I don't have much time to indulge in any fears. — Franka Potente

I have a very great fear of love. It is so personal. Let each bird fly with its own wings, and each fish swim its own course.--Morning brings more than love. And I want to be true to the morning. — D. H. Lawrence

Each day befriend a single fear, and the miscellaneous terrors of being human will never join together to form such a morass of vague anxiety that it rules your life from the shadows of the unconscious. We learn to fly not by being fearless, but by the daily practice of courage. — Sam Keen

You know I never used to be a bad flyer, but I did start to have a fear of flying after I shot a movie where I was terrorized on a plane. I made Wes Craven's 'Red Eye'. I don't think they're linked but it does make me pause and wonder if they are, so perhaps I will explore that in therapy some day. — Rachel McAdams

I hate being frightened of things. I'm not someone who can say: "Oh, I'm scared of flying, I won't fly." Fear seems to creep over every part of your life so if there's something I identify as frightening to me I want to tackle it. — Hugh Jackman

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Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. Improve the World Through Music. — Plato

Unclose your mind. You are not a prisoner. You are a bird in flight, searching the skies for dreams. — Haruki Murakami

If the black box flight recorder is never damaged during a plane crash, why isn’t the whole airplane made out of that stuff? — George Carlin

The wind? I am the wind. The sea and the moon? I am the sea and the moon. Tears, pain, love, bird-flights? I am all of them. I dance what I am. Sin, prayer, flight, the light that never was on land or sea? I dance what I am. — Isadora Duncan

Nothing will stop us. The road to the stars is steep and dangerous. But we're not afraid . . . Space flights can't be stopped. This isn't the work of one man or even a group of men. It is a historical process which mankind is carrying out in accordance with the natural laws of human development. — Yuri Gagarin

Worshippers aren't made when they see the enemy on the run, put to flight. The truth is, worshippers of God are made during dark, stormy nights. And how we respond to our storms determines just what kind of worshippers we are. — David Wilkerson

He was not bone and feather but a perfect idea of freedom and flight, limited by nothing at all — Richard Bach

When life's flight is over, and we unload our cargo at the other end, the fellow who got rid of unnecessary weight will have the most valuable cargo to present the Lord. — Nate Saint

Careful grooming may take twenty years off a woman's age, but you can't fool a flight of stairs. — Marlene Dietrich

The dance is strong magic. The body can fly without wings. It can sing without voice. The dance is strong magic. The dance is life. — Pearl Primus

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Great eagles fly alone; great lions hunt alone; great souls walk alone-alone with God. Such loneliness is hard to endure, and impossible to enjoy unless God accompanied. Prophets are lone men; they walk alone, pray alone and God makes them alone. — Leonard Ravenhill

The United States will eventually fly the Communist red flag…The American people will hoist it themselves. — Nikita Khrushchev

Fight on and fly on to the last drop of blood and the last drop of fuel, to the last beat of the heart. — Manfred von Richthofen

As soon as you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high. — Ayrton Senna

According to recognized aero technical tests, the bumblebee cannot fly because of the shape and weight of his body in relation to the total wing area. The bumblebee doesn't know this, so he goes ahead and flies anyway. — Igor Sikorsky

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