Flying Quotes

No one can realize how substantial the air is, until he feels its supporting power beneath him. It inspires confidence at once.

Otto Lilienthal

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

Flight is the only truly new sensation than men have achieved in modern history.

James Dickey

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

Titus Maccius Plautus

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

Amelia Earhart

The only time an aircraft has too much fuel on board is when it is on fire.

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. To fly is everything.

Otto Lilienthal

Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.

G. K. Chesteron

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

Douglas Adams

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

Amelia Earhart

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

The butterfly is a flying flower...

Ponce Denis …couchard Lebrun

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

Walter Raleigh

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Flying dreams mean that you're doing the right thing with your life.

Doug Coupland

Flying is the only active profession I would ever continue with enthusiasm after the War.

Wilfred Owen

I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things.

Antoine de St-Exupery

I could not claim them because I was not supposed to be flying in combat.

Adolf Galland

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

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

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

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Updated On : May 17, 2013
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