Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.
The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God, I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane.' I said, 'If I have a stroke on a plane, I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane. I want a real doctor.'
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.
You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.
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.
What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.
One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge.
Yeah, I wasn't chosen to be first. I was just chosen to command that flight. Circumstance put me in that particular role. That wasn't planned by anyone.
I have seized the light. I have arrested its flight.
Flight by machines heavier than air is unpractical and insignificant, if not utterly impossible.
It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.
And by a prudent flight and cunning save
A life which valour could not, from the grave.
A better buckler I can soon regain,
But who can get another life again?
The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success.
The ultimate judge of your swing is the flight of the ball.
We will never forget the passengers of Flight 93, who courageously confronted the terrorists, defeating another planned attack on America. They are the heroes for our times.
One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy.
How blessings brighten as they take their flight.
Aerial flight is one of that class of problems with which man will never be able to cope.
There's an entire flight simulator hidden in every copy of Microsoft Excel 97.