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Flies Quotes

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Time flies.
- Anonymous

Related topics: Wisdom

The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
- Michael Althsuler

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.
- Groucho Marx

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass
and the little ones get caught.
- Honore de Balzac

 

I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it,
but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born
to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.
- Voltaire

I have absorbed my life now.
I am ready for my music to unfold.
I know time flies, but before the end of this year,
the album will be out.
Even if it kills me.
- Neneh Cherry

Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

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As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods;
they kill us for their sport.
- William Shakespeare

Catch, then, O catch the transient hour;
Improve each moment as it flies!
- St.
Jerome

Money just draws flies.
- Mahalia Jackson

But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.
- Virgil

Time flies never to be recalled.
- Virgil

A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

It's almost like you see too much, because when it happens for real,
everything flies at you so fast, you never get a sense
of the ice and where everyone is at that one moment.
- Steve Yzerman

I kill flies, I eat meat, you know, whatever.
- Ethan Hawke

I love the look of planes and the idea of how a plane flies.
The more I learn about it the better I feel;
while I still may not like it,
I have a sense of what is really happening.
- Martin Scorsese

Time, still as he flies, adds increase to her truth,
and gives to her mind what he steals from her youth.
- Edward Moore

He who flies can also return; but it is not so with him who dies.
- Paul Scarron

We have already done so much that people call dynamics.
Look at the bumblebee being unaware of scientific truths,
goes ahead and flies anyway.
If it is possible, we will do it here.
- Tom Hopkins

Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools,
I have always looked for a great beauty:
they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.
- Jean Paul

Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies,
but let wasps and hornets break through.
- Jonathan Swift

Time flies.
It's up to you to be the navigator.
- Robert Orben

Whenever I was upset by something in the papers,
Jack always told me to be more tolerant,
like a horse flicking away flies in the summer.
- Jackie Kennedy

I heard my name associated with the Peter Pan syndrome more than once.
But really, what's so wrong with Peter Pan? Peter Pan flies.
He is a metaphor for dreams and faith.
- Mark Burnett

The victory march will continue until the Palestinian
flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.
- Yasser Arafat

When the heart flies out before the understanding,
it saves the judgment a world of pains.
- Laurence Sterne

I was much entertained last summer with a tame bat,
which would take flies out of a person's hand.
- Gilbert White

When you get a groove going, time flies.
- Donald Fagen

To sleep after sunrise was impossible on account of
the number of flies which kept buzzing about the face.
- George Grey

Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman.
Grounders are his stock trade.
- Jackie Robinson

For the speedy reader paragraphs become a country the
eye flies over looking for landmarks,
reference points, airports, restrooms,
passages of sex.
- William H. Gass

Cool things happen.
Ace's guitar flies through space, goes through a hole,
and blows up.
I throw drumsticks and they come flying at you.
- Peter Criss

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Managing is like holding a dove in your hand.
Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away.
- Tommy Lasorda

I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies,
and it wasn't a favorite film.
Then I saw the one that was made in 1990,
which in my opinion didn't match up to the original.
- Brendan Fraser

A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably.
- Horace

Love has features which pierce all hearts,
he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved.
He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.
- Voltaire

I don't know why I ever come in here.
The flies get the best of everything.
- Otis Criblecoblis

Time sometimes flies like a bird, sometimes crawls like a snail;
but a man is happiest when he does not even notice
whether it passes swiftly or slowly.
- Ivan Turgenev

Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.
- Isaac Watts

Heaven is high, Earth Wide.
Bitter between them flies my sorrow.
- Li Po

Two years work wasted, I have been breeding those flies
for all that time and I've got nothing out of it.
- Thomas Hunt Morgan

He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices;
he is free and nothing holds him back.
- Henri Matisse

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy;
But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.
- William Blake

Expecting to be able to get rid of the competitive drive,
first of all, flies in the face of human nature -
and little girls certainly have this drive,
as much as little boys do, or at least the little girls
I have observed in my immediate family have it.
- Lynne Cheney

There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;
but when she does not find him ready to receive her,
she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.
- Charles de Montesquieu

I'd get 3-4 cheap home runs every year.
You know, little 'wood shots' down either line.
They would be pop flies in any other park.
But, goodness me, they didn't count the number of long outs!
- Bobby Thomson

That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show,
every day, in every way, things are getting a little
worse for America's minorities relative to the progress
made by those in the top percentiles of assets and income.
- Harold Washington

I had a great time investigating the pigments of different
mutant fruit flies by following experimental protocols
published in Scientific American,
and I also remember making my own beetle collection
when it was still acceptable to make such collections.
- Paul Nurse

Time, as is well known, sometimes flies like a bird
and sometimes crawls like a worm,
but human beings are generally particularly happy when
they don't notice whether it's passing quickly or slowly.
- Ivan Turgenev

A majority of Americans oppose partial-birth abortion,
and Judge Hamilton's decision flies in the face of
Congress passing and President Bush signing legislation
banning such horrible acts of violence.
- Marc Racicot

So if you're a robot and you're living on this planet,
you can do things that you can't do in real life -
things that you wished you could do:
like fly;
like have a car that flies; like have furniture that is alive.
- William Joyce

This big part flies off on the floor.
The other part goes like this and lands in my foot!
Standing up!
It's standing in my foot!
Right in the side of my foot.
The flute glass.
I think I'm like in one of my own pictures.
- Danny DeVito

My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good.
But why don't you start doing your work unless your
leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot
do it but that you don't want to do it.
- Zhu Rongji

If you take one rivet out of an airplane,
it will be all right, it'll keep flying.
You take another rivet out of the airplane and it still flies.
So what the heck, let's take more rivets out of the airplane,
and sooner or later, the airplane drops from the sky.
- Ted Danson

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Angels can fly because they can take themselves lightly.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Choose to soar. Choose to fly your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to Spread Wing and Soar.
Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I won't give up 'til goats sing and walruses fly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
- Madonna

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die,
life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes

We are each of us angels with only one wing,
and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Lucretius

Know the power of choice.
Fly life on free wings,
and sing to its glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet
when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
- Anonymous

True friends are those who lift you up
when your heart's wings forget how to fly.
- Anonymous

When I Come To The Edge of the Familiar,
I Spread My Wings and Fly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith:
When you walk to the edge of all the light you have
and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown,
you must believe that one of two things will happen:
...
There will be something solid for you to stand upon,
or, you will be taught how to fly
- Patrick Overton - from his book of poems: The Leaning Tree, 1975
[Widely mis-attributed to Barbara J. Winter, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, and others]

Twinkle, twinkle little bat
How I wonder what you're at!
Up above the world you fly,
Like a tea-tray in the sky.
- Lewis Carroll

Do not use a hatchet to remove
a fly from your friend's forehead.
- Chinese Proverb


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