Quotations About / On: FLY

  • 11.
    A closed mouth catches no flies.
    (Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616), Spanish writer. Trans. by P. Motteux. Italian proverb quoted by Sancho Panza in Don Quixote, bk. 3, ch. 11, pt. 1 (1605). This is one of the "catalogue of musty proverbs.")
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  • 12.
    English literature is a flying fish.
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. "Notes on the English Character," pt. I (1920), in Abinger Harvest (1936).)
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  • 13.
    Time is flying, never to return.
    (Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro] (70-19 B.C.), Roman poet. Georgics, bk. 3, l. 284 (29 B.C.). The Latin, fugit irreparabile tempus, is usually quoted tempus fugit.)
  • 14.
    How time flies when one has fun!
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. Vladimir, in Waiting for Godot, p. 49, Grove Press (1954).)
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  • 15.
    When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.
    (Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), U.S. author. Nick Adams, in "Fathers and Sons," Winner Take Nothing (1932).)
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  • 16.
    I wanted to learn to fly, not because it was the smart thing to do in the 1920s, but because I was afraid of anything that flew.... I reasoned that if I learned to fly, I might conquer my fear of it. The remedy worked.
    (Joy Bright Hancock (1898-1986), U.S. naval officer. Lady in the Navy, ch. 3 (1972). In 1925, Hancock's husband of fifteen months had died in a plane crash. Here she was explaining why she became a student pilot in the late 1920s. Later, she would become an officer in the WAVES, the U. S. Navy's women's division.)
    More quotations from: Joy Bright Hancock, fly, smart, fear
  • 17.
    Sometimes when someone sings, you can catch a glimpse of their soul.. as it flies by...
    (P Masterman)
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  • 18.
    why to join a rat race, while you can fly high like an eagle and blaze a trail... be a trailblazer
    (inspiration)
    More quotations from: abhilash patra
  • 19.
    Now the Red Sea of clover
    is harmlessly bee-cloven
    Back to Queen Lover will
    fly bee Beethoven
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 20.
    Imagination is a thing with wings
    Flying higher and higher
    And on reaching there
    Aspires to go a little further
    (To imagine is to go beyond)
    More quotations from: DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
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