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Life flies by, and it's easy to get lost in the blur. In adolescence, it's 'How do I fit in?' In your 20s, it's 'What do I want to do?' In your 30s, 'Is this what I'm meant to do?' I think the trick is living the questions. Not worrying so much about what's ahead but rather sitting in the grey area - being OK with where you are.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
The victory march will continue until the Palestinian flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.
Time flies never to be recalled.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean de La Fontaine
Time flies. It's up to you to be the navigator.
What I find problematic is the suggestion that when, say, Madonna adopts an African child, she is saving Africa. It's not that simple. You have to do more than go there and adopt a child or show us pictures of children with flies in their eyes. That simplifies Africa.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I have absorbed my life now. I am ready for my music to unfold. I know time flies, but before the end of this year, the album will be out. Even if it kills me.
Time flies so quick. I remember my second year in business when Bullocks Wilshire did a whole window of my white dresses. I was so excited, I went there at night and took pictures.
A guided missile corrects its trajectory as it flies, homing in, say, on the heat of a jet plane's exhaust. A great improvement on a simple ballistic shell, it still cannot discriminate particular targets. It could not zero in on a designated New York skyscraper if launched from as far away as Boston.
The Metropole Orchestra is like Count Basie or Duke Ellington with strings... it's strings that swing. Strings that swing like Dizzy Gillespie... keep swinging, baby. And when you have all of that special excellence of the Metropole Orchestra, then your music just flies - it soars in a way that's really magical.
Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.
Honore de Balzac
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.
Charles de Montesquieu
However strong, however imposing a ship may appear, it is not 'disgraced' because it flies before the tempest. A commander ought always to remember that a man's life is worth more than the mere satisfaction of his own pride. In any case, to be obstinate is blameable, and to be wilful is dangerous.
But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.
A closed mouth catches no flies.
Miguel de Cervantes
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
Although finding fruit flies in your wine or beer can be a bit annoying, I hope people will pause to admire the tenacity of these clever little creatures. They are really just hungry animals looking for something to eat, and have no intention of ruining your happy hour.
Time flies like an arrow - but fruit flies like a banana.
Managing is like holding a dove in your hand. Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away.
He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.
All the minor sports injuries you acquire over the years begin to multiply like flies when you get over 70.
As my Sicilian grandfather used to say, you get more flies with honey than with vinegar, right?
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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