Take Wing and Fly! Quotegraphic
How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar. — Trina Paulus
When you step into the unknown, faith is knowing there will be something to stand on or you will be taught how to fly. — Barbara Winter, author
Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly. — Lauren Bacall, actress
Words are heavy things. They weigh you down. If birds talked, they couldn’t fly. — Marilyn Whirlwind, character in Northern Exposure TV show
When you want to fly like eagles, don’t dress as a turkey. — Xena, character in Xena TV show
To seek freedom is the only driving force I know. Freedom to fly off into that infinity out there. Freedom to dissolve; to lift off; to be like the flame of a candle, which, in spite of being up against the light of a billions stars, remains intact, because it never pretended to be more than what it is: a mere candle. — Carlos Castaneda, author and mystic
If you’re falling off a cliff, you may as well try to fly. You’ve got nothing to lose. — Captain John Sheridan’s father in Babylon 5 TV show
Hold fast to dreams.
For if dreams die.
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
— James Langston Hughes, poet
The reason birds can fly and we cannot is simply that they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings. — James Matthew Barrie, children’s book author
If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing. — James Matthew Barrie, children’s book author
Good parents give their children roots and wings: Roots to know where home is, wings to fly away and exercise what’s been taught them. — Jonas Salk, medical inventor
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings. — Hodding Carter, Jr., journalist
But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. — Isaiah 40:31
When you reach the end of all the light there is and you must step out into the darkness, remember that two things may happen: You either will find something to stand on or you will be taught how to fly. — Book of Edges
A characteristic of the great saints is their power of levity. Angels can fly because they can take themselves lightly. — G. K. Chesterton, essayist and novelist
Can you walk on water? You have done no better than a straw. Can you fly in the air? You have done no better than a bluebottle. Conquer your heart; then you may become somebody. — Ansari of Heart, monk
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Curator: John Kremer