If you can’t fly, run; if you can’t run, walk; if you can’t walk, crawl; but by all means keep moving.
Surely, God could have caused birds to Fly with their bones made of solid gold, with their veins full of quicksilver, with their flesh heavier than lead, and with their wings exceedingly small. He did not, and that ought to show something. It is only in order to shield your ignorance that you put the Lord at every turn to the refuge of a miracle.Galileo Galilei
Know then, unnumber'd Spirits round thee Fly, The light Militia of the lower sky.Alexander Pope, Rape of the Lock. I. 41.
O war! thou son of hell, Whom angry heavens do make their minister, Throw in the frozen bosoms of our part Hot coals of vengeance! Let no soldier Fly. He that is truly dedicate to war Hath no self-love, nor he that loves himself, Hath not essentially but by circumstance The name of valour.Act V, scene 2, line 33.
Too many tongues have gates which Fly apart Too easily, and care for many things That don’t concern them.Lines 421-423, as translated by Dorothea Wender
I knew, as everyone knows, that the easiest way to attract a crowd is to let it be known that at a given time and a given place some one is going to attempt something that in the event of failure will mean sudden death. That's what attracts us to the man who paints the flagstaff on the tall building, or to the 'human Fly' who scales the walls of the same building.harry houdini
Our master Caesar is in the tent Where the maps are spread, His eyes fixed upon nothing, A hand under his head. 934 Like a long-legged Fly upon the stream His mind moves upon silence.1938 'Long-Legged Fly', l.5-10. Collected in Last Poems (1939).
His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterFly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterFly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred. Later he became conscious of his damaged wings and of their construction and he learned to think and could not Fly any more because the love of flight was gone and he could only remember when it had been effortless.ernest hemingway
A lie has no legs, and cannot stand; but it has wings, and can Fly far and wide.George and Eliot Warburton, Hochelaga; or, England in the New World: Volume 1 (1846), p. 215. Identified by the author as a Chinese proverb, but not found earlier than this publication; variously misattributed to other authors, and altered to expressions such as: "When Falsehood saw he had no legs to stand on, he made himself wings" (UN Monthly Chronicle: Volume 6 (1969), credited as "an old Jewish rabbinical saying").
And you can Fly High as a kite if you want to Faster than light if you want to Speeding through the universe Thinking is the best way to travelThe Moody Blues, "The Best Way to Travel", In Search of the Lost Chord, (Mike Pinder) (1968).
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