Flying Quotes

Now I know why they tell you to put your head between your knees on crash landings. You think you’re going to kiss your ass good bye.
– Terry Hanson

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

I think it is a pity to lose the romantic side of flying and simply to accept it as a common means of transport.
– Amy Johnson

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

If God had really intended men to fly, he’d make it easier to get to the airport.
– George Winters

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

True hope is swift, and flies with swallow’s wings.
– William Shakespeare

The butterfly is a flying flower.
– Ponce Denis

O! for a horse with wings!
– William Shakespeare

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

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

Cool things happen. Ace’s guitar flies through space, goes through a hole, and blows up. I throw drumsticks and they come flying at you.
– Peter Criss

Flying whatever any other organism has been able to do man should surely be able to do also,though he may go a different way about it.
– Samuel Butler

And, so I set my goals on astronaut because, as a military aviator, it was, I considered that to be about the peak of a flying career.
– Duane G. Carey

What can you conceive more silly and extravagant than to suppose a man racking his brains, and studying night and day how to fly?
– William Law

Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.
– Gil Stern

Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.
– Mary Kay Ash

You could not see a cloud, because No cloud was in the sky: No birds were flying overhead There were no birds to fly.
– Lewis Carroll

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

I pick the prettiest part of the sky and I melt into the wing and then into the air, till I’m just soul on a sunbeam.
– Richard Bach