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Top 100 Quotes About Flight

#1. A bird cannot fly with one wing only. Human space flight cannot develop any further without the active participation of women. - Author: Valentina Tereshkova
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#2. Only when the eagle believes it was born to fly does it take flight. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#3. The curse should no longer rest upon the world itself, but upon that which is sinful in it, and instead of monastic flight from the world the duty is now emphasized of serving God in the world, in every position in life. - Author: Abraham Kuyper
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#4. I didn't know much about the Mexican gray wolf before January 2011, when we contributed a flight in our Pilatus PC12 to the effort to re-establish the wolf in the forests of Arizona and New Mexico. - Author: Joy Covey
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#5. Spar felt a tiny thud on the back of his shin, as if a moth had butted against him on its flight through the night air. Wait, had that been the small human? Had she kicked him? He could not tell by glancing at her face. - Author: Christine Warren
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#6. Riding a Dragon is amazing, exhilarating, and murder on the thighs. - Author: Bryan Fields
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#7. The people in flight from the terror behind-strange things happen to them, some bitterly cruel and some so beautiful that the faith is refired forever. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#8. In my position, the right witchdoctor
Might have caught you in flight with his bare hands,
Tossed you, cooling, one hand to the other,
Godless, happy, quieted.
I managed
A wisp of your hair, your ring, your watch, your nightgown. - Author: Ted Hughes
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#9. Words are both better and worse than thoughts, they express them, and add to them; they give them power for good or evil; they start them on an endless flight, for instruction and comfort and blessing, or for injury and sorrow and ruin. - Author: Tryon Edwards
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#10. A withered maple leaf has left its branch and is falling to the ground; its movements resemble those of a butterfly in flight. Isn't it strange? The saddest and deadest of things is yet so like the gayest and most vital of creatures? - Author: Ivan Turgenev
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#11. Space exploration is inherently dangerous. If my focus ever wavers in the classroom or during an eight-hour simulation, I remind myself of one simple fact: space flight might kill me. - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#12. There are two critical points in every aerial flight-its beginning and its end. - Author: Alexander Graham Bell
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#13. The caterpillar takes flight the moment it believes it was born to fly. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#14. That must be strange, cheating on your wife with a flight attendant. They're in bed and she's says, 'In the event that wife should come home early please notice the location of the nearest emergency exit.' - Author: Jay Leno
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#15. My background is in physics, so I was the mission specialist, who is sort of like the flight engineer on an airplane. - Author: Sally Ride
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#16. For if I wimp my wing on thine. Affliction shall advance the flight in me. - Author: George Herbert
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#17. Stephan always looked like a model, but he never needed more than ten minutes to get ready. I found it both convenient and infuriating, depending on the time of the month.
Lilley, R.K. (2012-10-20). In Flight (Up in the Air Book 1) (Kindle Locations 2695-2696). R.K. Lilley. Kindle Edition. - Author: R.K. Lilley
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#18. So they put them to flight by Allah's permission. And Dawood slew Jalut, and Allah gave him kingdom and wisdom, and taught him of what He pleased. And were it not for Allah's repelling some men with others, the earth would certainly be in a state of disorder; but Allah is Gracious to the creatures. - Author: Anonymous
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#19. A large family party is rather too much like a flight of tomtits; everlasting twitter, but no conversation; gregariousness without companionship. - Author: Charles Buxton
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#20. The amygdala in the emotional center sees and hears everything that occurs to us instantaneously and is the trigger point for the fight or flight response. - Author: Daniel Goleman
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#21. Within thy Grave! Oh no, but on some other flight - Thou only camest to mankind To rend it with Good night - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#22. I've always thought flight was fun and wanted to write about flight, and I knew a lot of househusbands who were having a really bad time with it. I thought flight might perk up a marriage here or there. - Author: Steven Amsterdam
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#23. 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. - Author: Roy Wilkins
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#24. He took two steps at a time, but slowly, holding onto the banister, putting his whole body into it, as if the act of climbing a flight of stairs was for him, as it is for many children, a moderately pleasurable end in itself. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#25. Prepare your hearts for Death's cold hand! prepare
Your souls for flight, your bodies for the earth;
Prepare your arms for glorious victory;
Prepare your eyes to meet a holy God!
Prepare, prepare! - Author: William Blake
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#26. The person who screams, or uses the superlative degree, or converses with heat puts whole drawing-rooms to flight. If you wish to be loved, love measure. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#27. Europe is creating the flight of refugees that's tearing it apart politically, and leading rightwing nationalist parties to gain power to withdraw from the Eurozone. - Author: Michael Hudson
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#28. For the industry we're starting now, for suborbital flight, there is no destination, so the spacecraft you go up in has to be large and spacious. That's why SpaceShipTwo is much bigger than SpaceShipOne: It needs to be because you want those six people to be floating around and enjoying themselves. - Author: Burt Rutan
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#29. It would be right to say that the helicopter's role in saving lives represents one of the most glorious pages in the history of human flight. - Author: Igor Sikorsky
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#30. The relaxation response is a physical state of deep rest that changes the physical and emotional responses to stress ... and the opposite of the fight or flight response. - Author: Herbert Benson
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#31. And in a terrible moment, though her body chose to fight the monster that was stalking her, her soul refused such a death and leap from her body to continue its flight. - Author: Kate Danley
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#32. Liberty," he continued, wrinkling his nose at the used condom that lay on the bottom flight of steps, toeing it to the side of the stairs with distaste. "Someone could slip on that. Break their necks," he muttered, interrupting himself. "Like a banana peel, only with bad taste and irony thrown in. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#33. Once this key conflict is eased, it will have a huge impact on the world. It will take time to find a solution. It's similar to the situation between East and the West at the time of my flight. - Author: Mathias Rust
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#34. several seagulls somehow became confused in flight and hit the side of his house, - Author: M.L. Banner
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#35. The only hope I can see for the future depends on a wiser and braver use of the reason, not a panic flight from it. - Author: F.L. Lucas
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#36. The problem of destroying enemy rockets in flight has been successfully solved in our country. - Author: Sergey Biryuzov
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#37. When I feel like I'm doing my best work, there is a bit of a freedom, a bit of flight that you're not so much losing yourself but you're sort of in the zone. - Author: Chris Cooper
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#38. I'm not thin, but I'm strong - plus my balance is such that I can navigate a flight of stairs with a basket of laundry and a stack of Pottery Barn catalogs, vaulting over cat-and-dog hurdles, never once spilling my coffee. - Author: Jen Lancaster
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#39. I am in flight from my story every day, and it dogs me like a faithful stray. - Author: Lionel Shriver
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#40. Retain the vision for space exploration. If we turn our backs on the vision again, we're going to have to live in a secondary position in human space flight for the rest of the century. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#41. Of all the millions of refugees we've seen in the modern world, their flight is always away from, not toward, the Communist world. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#42. Since birds took flight, they were closer to the spirit world than man was, so ignoring a message from a bird might mean missing some warning or promise from powers greater than oneself. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#43. I have a unique ability to predict the flight of the ball, and my teammates have a unique ability to find me. - Author: Abby Wambach
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#44. The saddest thing is that every love has an unhappy ending, and all the more unhappy in proportion to how divinely it began, with what wings it first took flight. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#45. Swiftly walk o'er the western wave, Spirit of Night! Out of the misty eastern cave, Where, all the long and lone daylight, Thou wovest dreams of joyand fear, Which make thee terrible and dear, Swift be thy flight! - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#46. The helicopter appeared so reluctant to fly forward that we even considered turning the pilot's seat around and letting it fly backward. - Author: Igor Sikorsky
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#47. Oh he was like them, like those laced-up ladies - warm from wards. A man, he still chewed the nipple, titillation, and risked no freer, deeper draught. Fearless in speech, he was cowardly in all else ... ah, to be rich, luxuriant, episcopal ... well, he'd conquered that by flight. - Author: William H Gass
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#48. My biggest problem is that my flight is to depart from Denpasar International Airport in Indonesia, where the penalty for drug trafficking is death by firing squad. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#49. Books are meat and medicine
and flame and flight and flower
steel, stitch, cloud and clout,
and drumbeats on the air. - Author: Gwendolyn Brooks
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#50. Some people are born flight risks. It is no shortcoming of yours that they cannot keep their feet on the ground. It is not your fault that they cannot seem to stand in place. They are not leaving you; they are just leaving. - Author: Trista Mateer
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#51. What god would be hanging around Terminal Two of Heathrow Airport trying to catch the 15:37 flight to Oslo? - Author: Douglas Adams
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#52. Some say men continually war against circumstances, but I say they perpetually flee. What are the works of men if not a momentary respite, a hiding place soon to be discovered by catastrophe? Life is endless flight before the hunter we call the world. - EKYANNUS VIII, 111 APHORISMS Spring, - Author: R. Scott Bakker
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#53. It was a flight, a kind of fleeing, a kind of falling, falling higher and higher, spinning off the edge of the earth and beyond the sun and through the vast silent vacuum where there were no burdens and where everything weighed exactly nothing. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#54. Dance releases energy mobilized by the fight-or-flight stress response that was otherwise restrained. - Author: Judith Lynne Hanna
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#55. I know you are reading this poem
in a room where too much has happened for you to bear
where the bedclothes lie in stagnant coils on the bed
and the open valise speaks of flight
but you cannot leave yet. - Author: Adrienne Rich
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#56. Wings are freedom only when they are wide open in flight. On one's back they are a heavy weight. - Author: Marina Tsvetaeva
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#57. The Ozmists around him went iridescent emerald, like light striking a thousand whirring beetles in flight, gold and emerald, emerald and gold, the colors of Lurlinemas, the colors of pine polen in champagne sunlight. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#58. My fitness routine includes things that are not stressful on my body - swimming, yoga, stretching, and rebounding. When I used to kill myself in the gym, it had an adverse effect on me because my body would be so stressed out and constantly in fight-or-flight mode. - Author: Laura Prepon
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#59. He's throwing everything he can into the air on the chance that something might take flight. And we're the smallest, weakest bird. - Author: Ally Condie
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#60. Flight Reservation Systems decide whether or not you exist. If your information isn't in their database, then you simply don't get to go anywhere. - Author: Arthur Miller
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#61. The greatest flight I've ever flown was coming home. - Author: Marcel Dionne
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#62. I do not think that a flight across the Atlantic will be made in our time, and in our time I include the youngest readers. - Author: Charles Rolls
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#63. The sparrow that is twittering on the edge of my balcony is calling up to me this moment a world of memories that reach over half my lifetime, and a world of hope that stretches farther than any flight of sparrows. - Author: Donald G. Mitchell
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#64. The worst thing that happened to air travel in the past ten years was the bankruptcy of Xhibit Corp., the parent company of SkyMall. I recalled with clarity the first time I boarded a flight and it was missing from all usual nooks and crannies. It had been a dark day. - Author: L. H. Cosway
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#65. The chickens don't remember that their wings were clipped...They just can't fly anymore, and they don't remember why or even that they once could."

-a bit of conversation between Ginny and her grandmother in The Memory of Flight - Author: Debra Bowling
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#66. Since graduation, I have measured time in 4-by-5-inch pieces of paper, four days on the left and three on the right. Every social engagement, interview, reading, flight, doctor's appointment, birthday and dry-cleaning reminder has been handwritten between metal loops. - Author: Sloane Crosley
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#67. I watch TV on my TV pretty exclusively. However, when I'm on that long flight between Los Angeles and New York, a great way to pass that time is to download movies on iTunes and watch them on my laptop. - Author: Maulik Pancholy
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#68. It took us 2,000 years to find Noah's ark. Do we ever find Flight 370? - Author: Bill Hemmer
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#69. I started out in psychedelic drugs, and people said it was a flight from reality. It still is a flight from reality, but I think reality is now a bit more scary than the drugs we used to fly from it, so long ago. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#70. A loud noise will get your fight-or-flight response going. This, over the years, can cause real cardiovascular damage. - Author: A. J. Jacobs
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#71. The flight experience itself is incredible. It's addictive. It's transcendent. It is a view of the grand plan of all things that is simply unforgettable. - Author: Scott Carpenter
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#72. Why? What happened to her? Did you get her pregnant? Shove her down a flight of stairs? Help her evil twin abduct her and take her to Mexico for some face altering plastic surgery? - Author: Stacey Kade
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#73. I think it's one of the most natural things for any human to do is to be able to run because it's that flight or fight reaction you have. You either fight or you run away. It's just a natural way for us to move, - Author: Zola Budd
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#74. Don't let a strong wind blow you over, take flight upon it. - Author: Rob Liano
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#75. I'm not a detective from Baker Street or an old lady who solves crimes while she's knitting in an easy chair. I'm just a book girl. So I can't make a deduction, only take a flight of fancy
er, forget I said that. I meant, I can only take a guess. - Author: Mizuki Nomura
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#76. The weight of your baggage never stops true love from taking flight. - Author: Curtis Tyrone Jones
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#77. Thus, Marlowe posed the silent question: could aspiring Icarus be happy with a toilsome life on land managing a plough with plodding oxen having once tasted the weightless bliss of flight? - Author: E.A. Bucchianeri
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#78. I believe that the time has arrived for medical investigation of the problems of manned rocket flight, for it will not be the engineering problems but rather the limits of the human frame that will make the final decision as to whether manned space flight will eventually become a reality. - Author: Wernher Von Braun
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#79. Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. - Author: Plato
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#80. The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds - how many human aspirations are realized in their free, holiday-lives, and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song! - Author: John Burroughs
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#81. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, is the most respected, and probably the largest, commercial flight-training school in the nation, I was informed. It's the Notre Dame of the air. - Author: Frank W. Abagnale
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#82. When well-qualified, upper middle-class blacks or Latinos or Asians move to predominantly white neighborhoods, there's what's called the tipping point. That tipping point is generally 15 percent; at 15 percent you begin to see white flight. - Author: Richard Benjamin
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#83. Scissors, screwdrivers and the like pose an unacceptable risk to flight crews as well passengers. - Author: Dave Reichert
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#84. It is where you want to be in the next five years, not where you are now. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#85. Justice, though moving with tardy pace, has seldom failed to overtake the wicked in their flight.
[Lat., Raro antecedentem scelestum
Deseruit pede poena claudo.] - Author: Horace
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#86. Maybe it was the challenge of flight, the opportunity to fly, the competition of summer camp and the inspiration and discipline of West Point. I think all of those things helped me to develop a dedication and inspired me to get ahead. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#87. The root meaning of phobo, the Greek term for fear, is "flight." That's the nature of fear. Fear causes us to run away from things that frighten us. And fear becomes sinful when it causes us to run away from the things God has commanded us to do. In - Author: Wayne A. Mack
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#88. I've always hankered after going into space and walking on the moon and Mars. I did want to be an astronaut, and had there been a manned space flight programme in the U.K., I would have been knocking on the door. - Author: David Mackay
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#89. I am still alone, broken and small, the butterfly fighting for life in the grass. - Author: Marie Lu
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#90. The power that makes grass grow, fruit ripen, and guides the bird in flight is in us all. - Author: Anzia Yezierska
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#91. Let's take flight simulation as an example. If you're trying to train a pilot, you can simulate almost the whole course. You don't have to get in an airplane until late in the process. - Author: Roy Romer
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#92. Attack, voracious
eating, and flight:
it's a sound routine
for staying alive on edges. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#93. My life story is structured by reckless reenactments of panic and flight. - Author: Merri Lisa Johnson
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#94. At the end of the first half-century of engine-driven flight, we are confronted with the stark fact that the historical significance of aircraft has been primarily military and destructive. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#95. Bravery may be observed when a person tramples one fear whilst in secret flight from a greater terror. And those whose greatest terror is being thought a coward are always brave. I, on the other hand, am a coward. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#96. When this space walk will be completed, then the arm will be fully operational and ready for the next activity that will be pretty much the testing, the first flight testing of the space station arm. - Author: Umberto Guidoni
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#97. How do you get off a non-stop flight? - Author: Steven Wright
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#98. There is no evidence to indicate that the FAA recognized Flight 77 as a hijacking until it crashed into the Pentagon. - Author: National Commission On Terrorist Attacks Upon The United States
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#99. There is no substitute for taking off in flight in front of a live audience. - Author: Tempestt Bledsoe
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#100. I think, just the exhilaration of flying. The freedom of the air. The freedom of flight. And you completely remove yourself from the world. And you can voluntarily remove yourself from all those ... everything that's near and dear to you. And you voluntarily return. - Author: Nancy Bird Walton
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