Top 665 Fly Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Fly Quotes from famous people such as Tom Brokaw, Jim Pattison, David S. Goyer, Tommy Douglas, Christopher Hitchens, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.

If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.
Tom Brokaw
I probably fly twice a week, within Canada and the States.
Jim Pattison
Superman has evolved continually in the comic books over the course of 75 years. He couldn’t even fly for years in the original comic books. Kryptonite wasn’t added until the ’60s. All sorts of things like this. If a character is going to remain vital, he does have to change with the times.
David S. Goyer
Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise.
Tommy Douglas
The penalty for getting mugged in an American city and losing your ID is that you can’t fly home.
Christopher Hitchens
Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.
Phyllis McGinley
One of the jokes on our flight is that, if we have a normal entry day going, the plan is for me… to actually take the orbiter first and fly it for maybe 10 or 15 seconds and then hand it on over to Scooter.
Duane G. Carey
We lived in a farm village, and no one could afford to buy a car or to fly. We were envious. We couldn’t afford any toys. I couldn’t imagine making a real car.
Li Shufu
I know parents have a hard time letting their kids spread their wings and fly.
Rosanna Arquette
I would fly to Los Angeles just for a cheeseburger with pickles and extra tomatoes from In-N-Out.
Zoe Kravitz
It still amazes me, when I go out and fly the T-38, and I’m looking at those little, short, skinny little wings, and that thing’s flying. It’s just amazing to me, even now.
Gregory H. Johnson
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Douglas Adams
He will hew to the line of right, let the chips fly where they may.
Roscoe Conkling
All living things come hardwired with certain traits and characteristics that are part of our nature, meaning that these things come naturally to us: they’re what we’re meant to do, and they’re how universal intelligence flows though us best. Birds gotta fly, fish gotta swim, etc.
Jen Sincero
Guinea pigs are practically synonymous with experiments. Lab rats have become the workhorses of modern medicine. Genetics owes a huge debt to the humble fruit fly. There’s almost no branch of the life sciences, in fact, that hasn’t leaned heavily on one animal or another.
Sam Kean
I want to make people feel certain ways when they listen to my music. Whether it’s partying or going through relationship problems or grinding or getting dressed and feeling fly. I want to be who I am and have emotion in my music that affects people.
I have always been a fan of the Guillemots. Fyfe Dangerfield, the lead singer, has recently produced a debut solo album called ‘Fly Yellow Moon’; he has the most amazing voice ever.
Amy Macdonald
I think we’ve all been in relationships – whether they’re romantic relationships or not – where there are things that you excuse because you want it to work, because you are hopeful, because you’ve invested in this relationship, and you might not otherwise let them fly, but you’re being optimistic.
Miriam Shor
In L.A., wives can fly on the plane; with the Yankees, they can’t. With other teams, the wives always have functions to bring them together. Not here. You don’t know what half the wives look like.
Gary Sheffield
I seem to long for community and mistrust it in equal measure, and so I spend most of my days carefully constructing various communities in stories and seeing if they fly.
Lauren Groff
With Zeppelin, I tried to play something different every night in my solos. I’d play for 20 minutes but the longest ever was 30 minutes. It’s a long time, but whenI was playing it seemed to fly by.
John Bonham
I was brought up in the north of Scotland, and where I lived was so lowly populated, it was used as a low-flying area by the Air Force, so lots of exciting aircraft used to fly over my village.
David Mackay
Six-hundred-page biographies of German theologians aren’t known to fly off the shelves.
Eric Metaxas
I rarely watch TV but I guess I’d watch the weather report since I fly so much.
Fred Schneider
He taught me how to fly on my own and learn the tricks.
Izabella Scorupco
I’ve never been to Paris. I don’t like to fly!
Pearl Cleage
I fly a light aircraft.
Jonathan Agnew
Sometimes it can feel like my bad days in Test cricket get amplified or singled out more than other players, while my good ones can fly under the radar. I’m not making excuses but over time this can get to you a little bit.
Moeen Ali
Working with Christopher, he convinced me he could fly, and he’s convinced me he’s going to walk again.
Richard Donner
I see people having fits because their coffee is too hot or their baked potato is too cold, or some random something is imperfect and somebody can be blamed for it. These people can fly off the handle and nobody says, ‘Too much beef will do that to a person.’ If it’s a vegan: a clear case of alfalfa sprout poisoning.
Victoria Moran
Teddy Roosevelt… once said, ‘Speak softly and carry a big stick.’ Jimmy Carter wants to speak loudly and carry a fly swatter.
Gerald R. Ford
I don't do much cooking because it's impossible when yo

I don’t do much cooking because it’s impossible when you travel so much. You go grocery shopping, buy everything, and then get a call to fly out for two weeks. By the time you’re back, all the food is rotten.
Winnie Harlow
I’m not a daredevil. I don’t fly without a safety net.
Steve Wynn
Because it’s cheaper and easier to fly than ever before, air travel is becoming democratized.
Peter Diamandis
She defaced my fly. And I’ve never been the same since.
Mike Judge
When a dragonfly flutters by, you may not realize, but it’s the greatest flier in nature. It can hover, fly backwards, even upside down.
Louie Schwartzberg
When I give a lot of speeches, they’re always on the fly. I mean, I know what I’m going to say roughly, but I do not – will not read.
Vince Flynn
When people have asked if I’d like to go in the Shuttle, I said you don’t get to fly it, except for landing, which I’d love to do. I wouldn’t go unless I could command it.
Wally Schirra
If you watch a fly on, say, a coffee table, you’ll see that they’re rubbing their little legs together to groom themselves; they’re actually quite clean creatures.
Michael Dickinson
It’s not that we fly by the seat of our pants. We’re not afraid of failure.
Craig Ferguson
I’m the Eagle: I can fly.
Eddie the Eagle
Through F1, I bought my own boat. I learned to fly my own plane and helicopter. And my job with my company is a reflection of everything motor racing taught me.
Nelson Piquet
My wife one time got a fishbone stuck in her throat and had to fly back to L.A. from Monte Carlo to have it taken out. I thought, ‘Wow, what a great blues song!’
Joe Walsh
Flair was a guy who 90 percent of your match was called on the fly, while Savage was a guy who had 90 percent of it set in stone before the match began.
Ricky Steamboat
I took part in two ‘Leverage’ conventions. Fans fly in from as far as Russia and Australia. It’s expensive to attend.
Gina Bellman
I always end up being the evil one, and I wouldn’t hurt a fly.
Eli Wallach
I’ve learned things about the craft of writing and about structuring a book and about character development and so on that I’ve just learned on the fly.
Khaled Hosseini
I don’t want to fly the flag for being unhealthy and overweight, but I don’t want to fly the flag for being too thin, either.
Martine McCutcheon
I’d love to be a saxophonist. I don’t know why, but I pretend I’m the saxophonist when I listen to music. I have about as much chance playing the sax as I do learning how to fly.
Richard Price
This pro football player once sent me 100 teddy bears, asking me to fly to one of his games and go to dinner. I didn’t do it – it was just too weird.
Christina Milian
Hard work – I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn’t fly. It’s all in the practice. It does take work and it ain’t easy – but man, the rewards!
Susan Powter
Having a superpower has nothing to do with the ability to fly or jump, or superhuman strength. The truest superpowers are the ones we all possess: willpower, integrity, and most importantly, courage.
Jason Reynolds
It’ll be my luck that the worst candidate will pick up ‘Fly Over States’ as his election song. Then I’ll be forever linked to that guy, whoever he is!
Jason Aldean
I started flying because I had a fear of it early on. I figured if I learned to fly, I would understand better what was happening and started taking lessons in the late 1950’s, once I had made some money on tour.
Arnold Palmer
Currently I’m working with Parker Fly on a new Midi guitar to arrive next year.
Adrian Belew
You’ve got to give your past attention, but you’ve got to forgive yourself, acknowledge what you did wrong, and be a man, taking responsibility. You can’t not fly anymore because of the things you’ve been through. You’ve got to believe in a brighter future, that better version of yourself.
Jon Jones
I wish I could fly. Or speak fluent Chinese. Both I think are equally impossible.
Karlie Kloss
I’d like to fly. Then I wouldn’t have to wait in airport security lines.
Jim Morris
Every time I fly first class, I’m like, ‘Damn dude, this is sick!’
Geraldine Viswanathan
Some in Europe take a plane, fly to Silicon Valley, visit and look and come back and say we need to do the same thing. Well you can copy others… but if you always copy others, you never get ahead.
Joe Kaeser
We’ve never adopted Americanisms. We are a very British band from a very British cultural scene. We fly that flag and that is something I enjoy.
Keith Flint
Guys telling you to shoot it when you’re open – you have nothing else to think about, but if you’re open or not. That’s it. As soon as you catch it, you let it fly.
Thon Maker