Flying Quotes - Page 2

The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply that they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.
– Sir James

Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
– Alexander Chase

How strange is this combination of proximity and separation. That ground – seconds away thousands of miles away.
– Charles A. Lindbergh

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

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
– Joseph Conrad

All my life, I’ve never been able to get enough airplanes. This will keep me flying every day.
– Hoot Gibson

If black boxes survive air crashes, why don’t they make the whole plane out of that stuff?
– George Carlin

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

But hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance seldom reached by the best of Guns.
– John James Audubon

As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
– George Orwell

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

Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending wax flying across the table.
– Marilyn vos Savant

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

A woman is like your shadow – follow her, she flies; fly from her, she follows.
– Chamfort

Whenever we safely land in a plane, we promise God a little something.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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

Tis better to bear the ills we have than fly to others that we know not of.
– William Shakespeare

If happy little bluebirds fly beyond the rainbow, why oh why can’t I?
– E.Y. Harburg

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

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