Flying Proverbs

By | January 13, 2017

Sayings about Flying

Flying birds have no master. ~ French Proverb

Even an eagle will not fly higher than the sun. ~ Russian Proverbs

God made low branches for birds that cannot fly so well. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Don’t try to fly before you have wings. ~ French Proverb

When a heart is on fire, sparks always fly out of the mouth. ~ Traditional Proverb

Words have no wings but they can fly many thousands of miles. ~ Korean Proverbs

You cannot fly with wings made of butter. ~ Netherlands Antillean Proverb

No matter how high a bird can fly, it still has to look for food on the ground. ~ Danish Proverbs

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair. ~ Chinese Proverb

Falling hurts least those who fly low. ~ Chinese Proverb

No need to teach an eagle to fly. ~ Greek Proverbs

There is no flying without wings. ~ French Proverb

Birds of a color fly to the same place. ~ Welsh Proverbs

Quotations about Flying

Saying about flying

Without feathers it isn’t easy to fly: my wings have got no feathers. ~ Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus)

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

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

There are only two emotions in a plane:  boredom and terror.  ~ Orson Welles

The Wright Brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention of writing.  The airplane became the first World Wide Web, bringing people, languages, ideas, and values together.  ~ Bill Gates

The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly.  ~ G.K. Chesterton

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

Spread your wings and let the fairy in you fly!  ~ Author Unknown

Sometimes, flying feels too godlike to be attained by man. Sometimes, the world from above seems too beautiful, too wonderful, too distant for human eyes to see. ~ Charles Lindbergh

People who don’t fly miss so much! ~ Edna Gardner Whyte

My soul is in the sky.  ~ William Shakespeare

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

In the space age, man will be able to go around the world in two hours – one hour for flying and one hour to get to the airport.  ~ Neil McElroy

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

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

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

I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things.~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.  ~ Jean Kerr

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

Flying without feathers is not easy; my wings have no feathers.  ~ Titus Maccius Plautus

Flying is liberating. I can fly anywhere and everywhere I want… There is no restriction and hurdle in the air. ~ Mark Jeffries

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

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

Bicycling is the nearest approximation I know to the flight of birds.  The airplane simply carries a man on its back like an obedient Pegasus; it gives him no wings of his own.  ~ Louis J. Helle, Jr.

The engine is the heart of an airplane, but the pilot is its soul.  ~ Walter Raleigh

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