Flying Quotes

Any coward can sit at home and criticize a pilot for flying into a mountain in a fog. But I would rather by far die on a mountainside than in bed.

Charles Lindbergh

That this House is appalled, but barely surprised, at the revelations in M15 files regarding the bizarre and inhumane proposals to use pigeons as flying bombs; recognises the important and live-saving role of carrier pigeons in two world wars and wonders at the lack of gratitude towards these gentle creatures; and believes that humans represent the most obscene, perverted, cruel, uncivilised and lethal species ever to inhabit the planet and looks forward to the day when the inevitable asteroid slams into the earth and wipes them out thus giving nature the opportunity to start again.

Tony Banks

Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud? Like a fast-flitting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passes from life to his rest in the grave.

William Knox

A word carries far - very far - deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.

Joseph Conrad

On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays we use the wave theory; on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays we think in streams of flying energy quanta or corpuscles.

Sir William Henry Bragg

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

Douglas Adams

Yall know they had the ODB locked down, right? Well, Im here to tell you that they cant keep me down. Now Im free, and Im out there like a bird flying around, so yall better leave some birdseed on your windowsills, because I may be flying by your house"

Russell Jones

The Brick House was one of the toughest joints I ever played in ... Guys would drink and fight one another like circle saws. Bottles would come flying over the bandstand like crazy and there was lots of plain common shooting and cutting. But somehow all that jive didn't faze me at all. I was so happy to have some place to blow my horn.

Louis Armstrong

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

Amelia Earhart

Flying is awful, there's nothing to do when you're up in the air. I bloat up, my skin gets dry, and when we hit turbulence, I'm terrified.

Daniela Pestova

Flying without feathers is not easy; my wings have no feathers.

Titus Maccius Plautus

Flying can be easy at times, but with the wrong machine or the wrong person at the controls, it is the most difficult thing in the world.

Paul Gallagher

There is an art to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

Douglas Adams

I feel very confident that Americans flying in the air are safe and that only under the most dire of circumstances would our pilots ever even request permission to do that.

Hugh Shelton

There are tests done for range of motion or strength, there are provocative tests to see if he might have a tear of a rotator cuff or labrum. He passed all that with flying colors, in fact had no symptoms. Actually we do feel he hurt himself in his first bullpen.

Bruce Thomas
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