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French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Elwyn Brooks White
American writer 1899-1985
The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a nation's pulse, you can't be sure that the nation hasn't just run up a flight of stairs.
British philosophical writer 1864-1912
You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
American author 1902-1968
A book is like a man: clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.
Brendan I. Koerner
American author 1974-
A small-time hoodlum who had spent most of the 1960s at San Quentin State Prison in California, the 30-year-old Bryant claimed that he hijacked Flight 97 under orders from his higher-ups in the Black Panther Party; he said his mission was to arrange for the purchase of bazookas to aid the organization's struggle against oppression.
English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
A zero-gravity flight is a first step toward space travel.
American politician and member 1948-
After the Democrats shoved the 2700 pages of ObamaCare down our throats - and we did find out how expensive, controlling, and coercive the legislation was - a majority of Americans wanted the Supreme Court to toss it aside as unconstitutional.
British Labour Party politician 1910-2002
And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.
American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
Anxiety is a kind of fuel that activates the fight-or-flight part of the brain in me. It makes sure that a velociraptor isn't around the corner and that you do as much as you possibly can to survive. Because Hollywood has a lot in common with 'Jurassic Park' and its primeval-dinosaur universe.
Italian choreographer and dancer 1955-
Before a long-haul flight, buy yourself a cheap, big, comfortable pillow. It makes a huge difference.
British artist 1786-1846
Beware of the beginnings of vice. Do not delude yourself with the belief that it can be argued against in the presence of the exciting cause. Nothing but actual flight can save you.
American aerospace engineer and entrepreneur 1943-
By 1931, after a few years' experience of flying scheduled airlines, those planes were operating at roughly 600 times the safety of the space shuttle. I look at safety not in terms of fatalities per passenger-mile, but when you get in and close the door, what is the risk of dying on this flight?
Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
Don't get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.
French poet 1897-1982
Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.
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