Quotes of flying

  1. Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying – Neil Armstrong
  2. As a physician and as a pilot, I think it lets me be a pretty good translator having one foot in the medical world and one foot in the flying world. Sometimes when the medical guys come in and speak medical stuff to the pilots, the pilots really don't know what they're saying. – David M. Brown
  3. Life science research can be done on multiple platforms. Since we have a very small number of people flying into space, the more people you have, the better. – Laurel Clark
  4. Flying dreams mean that you're doing the right thing with your life. – Doug Coupland
  5. I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt. – Roald Dahl
  6. Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags. It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in a long row of yellow houses with red roofs, and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill. – Richard H. Davis
  7. Many psychoanalysts refused to let me speak at their meetings. They were exceptionally vigorous because I had previously been an analyst and they were very angry at my flying the coop. – Albert Ellis
  8. The good thing about flying solo is it's never boring. – Steve Fossett
  9. Boot Camp was great and very interesting. You got to use live rounds of ammunition and got to do a lot of crawling around with live rounds flying around you, so you really had to learn to keep your ass down- everything down for that matter. – Mel Gibson
  10. I longed to fly. I was paid in flying lessons and, by the time I was 13, I'd logged 100 hours at the controls. – Kent McCord
  11. Being away for the weekends, and me being the international player that I have been for those 30 years, I've spent a lot more time flying around the world, playing different golf tournaments around the world. – Greg Norman
  12. It's only when you're flying above it that you realize how incredible the Earth really is. – Philippe Perrin
  13. One of the most amazing things I got from the film, so much green screen, there are so many moments and it really taught me about how important it is to have an intention when flying when going somewhere and having an intention. – Brandon Routh
  14. No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris. – Orville Wright

Usage examples for flying

  1. " You and I have been running and flying about for them all day long. – The Pond by Carl Ewald
  2. But I knew less about it than I did the first time I went up alone at the flying school! – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. The Flying Lady- see where it's painted on her? – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  4. Bethel disappeared, and in another minute there came some one flying down the path leading from the cottage. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. That is as fast as crows' wings move, when they are flying – Rollo's Philosophy. [Air] by Jacob Abbott
  6. The other love had been words flying in his head. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  7. Florence was on her feet, flying as though for her very life, before Split, shaken down from her dreams, quite realized what had happened. – The Madigans by Miriam Michelson
  8. Well, there's the Flying Four. – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  9. " That vessel flying the British flag appears to be a man- of- war," said Christy. – Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic
  10. Stand steady, little girl, for the shadows are flying and the dawn is ours. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  11. If I am forced to stay here another ten days, I shall make a flying visit of a few hours to Paris. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  12. You did make a flying trip. – Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle by Victor Appleton
  13. Less and less and less he grew to the eyes that followed his course; still lightly flying over the ground, still firmly keeping the straight line. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  14. One day you come flying to me for protection, and almost the day after, you-" " Please, Violet!" – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  15. The Governor's special must stand aside, And the fast express go hang, Let your orders be that the line is free For the boys of the flying gang. – The Man from Snowy River by Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson
  16. Under this the wind found a fingerhold and sent it flying – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  17. His hair was all flying loose and it made him look wild, because it wasn't cut. – Roy Blakeley by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  18. I was like a spirit flying or a wind blowing. – The Green Satin Gown by Laura E. Richards
  19. Another blow from Johnny's fist sent the gun flying – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
  20. Do you suppose you could get that flying one to come down where we can see it? – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins

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