Missed your flight again? Here is a collection of proverbs and quotes about flying.

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A bird is three things: feathers, flight and song, and feathers are the least of these.
Marjorie Allen Seiffert

All flying insects that swarm are unclean to you; do not eat them.
Source: Deuteronomy 14

All flying insects that walk on all fours are to be detestable to you.
Source: Leviticus 11

Although the snake does not fly it has caught the bird whose home is in the sky.

Birds of a color fly to the same place.

Even caterpillars can fly if they would just lighten up.

Flies like a butterfly, stings like a bee.
(unknown author)
This refers to Mohammad Ali (boxer).

Flying termites fly into the fire.
To act on impulse

For long you live and high you fly
And smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry
And all you touch and all you see
Is all your life will ever be
Roger Waters

He flies into the flame, the summer insect.

I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?
Chuang Tsu

If caterpillars were meant to fly, God would have given them wings.

Into a shut mouth flies fly not.

It's all right to have butterflies in your stomach. Just get them to fly in formation.
Rob Gilbert

Love is like a butterfly, hold it to tight it will crush, hold it to loose, it will fly.

Luck is like having a rice dumpling fly into your mouth.

Off Bilbo had to go, before he could explain that he could not hoot even once like any kind of owl any more than fly like a bat.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 2 - Roast Mutton

Proverbs are like butterflies, some are caught, some fly away.

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.
Michael Altshuler

The flight of the eagle will not stop that of the sand fly.

The fly flutters around the candle till at last it gets burnt.

The fly flutters around the candle till it gets burnt.

The locust flies with the wings of a falcon.

The noise of the giant bees flying to and fro and crawling in and out filled all the air.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 7 - Queer Lodgings
About Beorn's bee hives

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.
Groucho Marx

Two caterpillars are conversing and a beautiful butterfly floats by. One caterpillar turns and says to the other: 'You'll never see me flying like one of those butterflies.'

We cannot, of course, disprove God, just as we can't disprove Thor, fairies, leprechauns and the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Richard Dawkins

When a dove begins to fly with crows, its feathers remain white but its heart grows black.

When a dove begins to fly with crows, its feathers remains white but its heart grows black.

When the moth flies around the flame, it burns itself to death.

You are like the butterfly that flies from flower to flower.

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