Quotations About / On: FLY

  • 1.
    To me it's still a greater miracle when a fly flies than when a human being undertakes to do so.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 2.
    What is your aim in philosophy?—To shew the fly the way out of the fly-bottle.
    (Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Austrian-British philosopher. Trans. by G.E.M. Anscombe, Blackwell, second edition (1958). Philosophical Investigations, I, par. 309.)
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  • 3.
    Fly from the company of the wicked—fly and turn not back.
    (Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 854 C....)
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  • 4.
    The fly that does not want to be swatted is safest if it sits on the fly-swat.
    (G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742-1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook J," aph. 70, Aphorisms (written 1765-1799), trans. R.J. Hollingdale (1990).)
  • 5.
    Opportunities are like birds, you miss them they fly away
    (opportunities)
    More quotations from: Tinashe Mupedzapasi
  • 6.
    Butterfly that can fly should not think of himself as a bird
    ()
    More quotations from: Omobude Saint perry
  • 7.
    Butterfly that can fly should not think of himself as a bird
    ()
    More quotations from: Omobude Saint perry
  • 8.
    A burrowing creature can't learn
    How to prepare his wings to fly
    (life)
    More quotations from: V P Mahur
  • 9.
    ​​'The bird that teaches love, flies away.'
    (Adam M. Snow)
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  • 10.
    Outside literature, high-flown sentiments are merely exasperating.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley
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