Quotations About / On: FLY

Quotations About / On: FLY
Fly from the company of the wicked—fly and turn not back.
Norman Fitzroy Maclean
“In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing. We lived at the junction of great trout rivers in western Montana, and our father was a Presbyterian minister and a fly fisherman who tied his own flies and taught others. He told us about Christs disciples being fishermen, and we were left to assume, as my brother and I did, that all first-class fishermen on the Sea of Galilee were fly fishermen and that John, the favorite, was a dry-fly fisherman.”
H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken
The life of man in this world is like the life of a fly in a room filled with 100 boys, each armed with a fly-swatter.
G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg
The fly that does not want to be swatted is safest if it sits on the fly-swat.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
What is your aim in philosophy?—To shew the fly the way out of the fly-bottle.
Karl Kraus
To me it's still a greater miracle when a fly flies than when a human being undertakes to do so.
Rigzin Namgyal
Sometimes words do fly in the sky but when words do fly in the sky, there are no keyboards to type.
Paul Vagnarelli
If you respect the fly and not kill it, you will feel better about yourself. Remove the fly humanely.
Dr. Nikhat Bano
Good, old memories are like flightless birds perching on heart's wall - poised to fly but never flies.
Joy Bright Hancock
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.
Ernest Hemingway
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.
William Shakespeare
With as little a web as this will I ensnare as great a fly as Cassio.
E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster
There are occasions when I would rather feel like a fly than a spider.
Samuel Beckett
How time flies when one has fun!
Friedrich Nietzsche
The higher we rise up, the smaller we appear to those who are unable to fly.
Laurence Sterne
When the heart flies out before the understanding, it saves the judgment a world of pains.
Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro]
Time is flying, never to return.
E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster
English literature is a flying fish.
Larry Forrester
Damn it! What a way to fly into a war—unarmed and out of gas!
Antonio Gramsci
I turn and turn in my cell like a fly that doesn't know where to die.

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