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Wings Quotes
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"No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings."
-William Blake
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"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything. "
-Plato
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"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is god, just, and beautiful, of which it is the invisible, but never less, dazzaling, passionate, and eternal form."
-Plato
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"If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them."
-Jack Welch
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"True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings; Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings."
-William Shakespeare
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"His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred."
-Ernest Hemingway
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"Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character."
-Horace Greeley
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"If we will disbelieve everything, because we cannot certainly know all things, we shall do much what as wisely as he who would not use his legs, but sit still and perish, because he had no wings to fly."
-John Locke
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"For many, negative thinking is a habit, which over time, becomes an addiction... A lot of people suffer from this disease because negative thinking is addictive to each of the Big Three -- the mind, the body, and the emotions. If one doesn't get you, the others are waiting in the wings."
-Peter McWilliams
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"Cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They're icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings."
-Mitchell Burgess
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"Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail."
-Theodore Dreiser
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"I am delighted to see Jonah back on the field again. I had the privilege of captaining him for the All Blacks and he is one of the most dangerous wings the game has ever seen. It is a testament to the kind of man Jonah is that he is back on the rugby field. He is driven by a desire to succeed and we will have to make sure we are ready for him."
-Justin Marshall
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"If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down."
-Ray Bradbury
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"Christophe was injured in November. He is one of our best wings. We want to win the Six Nations because it's a true competition and we want to field the best players available."
-Jo Maso
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"A traveller without observation is a bird without wings."
-Muslih uddin Sadi
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"We've definitely had kids waiting in the wings. The seniors, juniors, and even the sophomores, are really ready to go into those roles. We've been preparing them to do so for a while now and know they are ready."
-Martha Whiting
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"There's a whole generation out there that can't get into the casinos, the college kids, that are waiting in the wings. It's going to go on at least another three years, maybe another five, before it levels off. It's not like the hula hoop craze."
-Kathy Raymond
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"They are one of the most graceful and beautiful birds, with nice clean white colors, with a gray mantle on the back of the bird and upper wings."
-Bill Ostrander
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"Pepsi clearly wants Quaker for strategic reasons. Their offer is still a substantial premium to where Quaker Oats is trading. The reason they walked away the first time is because they had Coca-Cola waiting in the wings. They no longer have that luxury."
-John O'neil
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"Two great things you can give your children: one is roots, the other is wings."
-Hodding Carter
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"Time is swift, it races by; Opportunities are born and die... Still you wait and will not try - A bird with wings who dares not rise and fly."
-A. A. Milne
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"But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings."
-Bible
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"Feet, why do I need them if I have wings to fly?"
-Frida Kahlo
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"We had trouble finishing. We had a lot of looks from the wings and opportunities to score."
-Kevin Cassidy
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"I battered the cordons around me/ And cradled my wings on the breeze,/ Then soared to the uttermost reaches/ With rapture, with power, with ease!"
-Georgia Douglas Johnson
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"Sadness flies away on the wings of time."
-Jean de La Fontaine
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"We were trying to trap on the wings to get turnovers and it worked very well. It also gave us a lot of fast-break points."
-Cory Clayton
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"Most pilots learn, when they pin on their wings and go out and get in a fighter, especially, that one thing you don't do, you don't believe anything anybody tells you about an airplane."
-Chuck Yeager
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