Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
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.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.