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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Flying:

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
~ Henry David Thoreau Quotes.

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 Quotes, Roughing It.

The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
~ Henry David Thoreau Quotes.

The butterfly is a flying flower...
~ Ponce Denis Écouchard Lebrun.

The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at full speed, above all obstacles, on the infinite highway of the air.
~ Wilbur Wright.

The desire to reach for the sky runs deep in our human psyche.
~ Cesar Pelli.

The engine is the heart of an airplane, but the pilot is its soul.
~ Walter Raleigh.

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.

The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly.
~ G.K. Chesterton Quotes, Orthodoxy.

The Wright Brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention of writing. The airplane became the first World Wide Web, bringing people, languages, ideas, and values together.
~ Bill Gates.

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

There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
~ Douglas Adams, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.

There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program - your tax-dollar will go further.
~ Werner von Braun.

This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.
~ Author Unknown.

When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
~ Leonardo da Vinci Quotes.

When you think about flying, it's nuts really. Here you are at about 40,000 feet, screaming along at 700 miles an hour and you're sitting there drinking Diet Pepsi and eating peanuts. It just doesn't make any sense.
~ David Letterman.

Whenever we safely land in a plane, we promise God a little something.
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960.

Why fly? Simple. I'm not happy unless there's some room between me and the ground.
~ Richard Bach.

Within all of us is a varying amount of space lint and star dust, the residue from our creation. Most are too busy to notice it, and it is stronger in some than others. It is strongest in those of us who fly and is responsible for an unconscious, subtle desire to slip into some wings and try for the elusive boundaries of our origin.
~ K.O. Eckland, Footprints On Clouds.

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

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