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  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by.
  • Alexander Maclaren
    Alexander Maclaren
    British preacher 1826-1910
    Alexander Maclaren
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    ''The grace of God,'' says Luther, ''is like a flying summer shower.'' It has fallen upon more than one land, and passed on. Judea had it, and lies barren and dry. These Asiatic coasts had it, and flung it away.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
    Douglas Adams
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    Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    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.
  • Billy Campbell
    Billy Campbell
    American film and television actor 1959-
    Billy Campbell
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    A great deal of my battle, as an actor, is to whittle away the things that make me self-conscious and try to trick myself into not being self-conscious. So, it's always a challenge, whether I'm lying in a hospital bed or flying around with a rocket pack on my back, or what have you. On the best of days, it's a challenge for me.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
    Joseph Conrad
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    A word carries far - very far - deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
  • Mary Kay Ash
    Mary Kay Ash
    American businesswoman
    Mary Kay Ash
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    Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.
  • Bel Powley
    Bel Powley
    English actress 1992-
    Bel Powley
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    All my friends were off on gap years, so going to New York alone, at the age of 18, was kind of my flying the nest. It was an amazing experience.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
    Beth Ditto
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    As with most phobias, the fear of flying does make some sense, but if ever there was a fear worth quashing then this is it. After all, life is short, and there's a great big world to explore out there.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more.
  • Burt Rutan
    Burt Rutan
    American aerospace engineer and entrepreneur 1943-
    Burt Rutan
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    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?
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you're flying high at first, but it won't take long before you feel the impact.
  • Don't be afraid of flying; be afraid of crashing!
  • Amelia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart
    American aviation pioneer and author 1897-1939
    Amelia Earhart
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    Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.
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