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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

True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings; Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings.

William Shakespeare

Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.

Horace Greeley

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

This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings so love, love, love.

Hafiz Of Persia

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

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

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

A traveller without observation is a bird without wings.

Muslih uddin Sadi

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

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

The problem of dealing with conflict on a large, sort of society-wide scale, is a bit analogous to building a complex aircraft. You need a whole lot of different parts. You can't fly an airplane with just a jet engine, you need wings, you needs control surfaces, you need avionics, you need a seat for the pilot, fuel tanks, all sorts of stuff.

Guy Burgess

Two great things you can give your children: one is roots, the other is wings.

Hodding Carter

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

Feet, why do I need them if I have wings to fly?

Frida Kahlo

We had trouble finishing. We had a lot of looks from the wings and opportunities to score.

Kevin Cassidy

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

Jean de La Fontaine

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

The Kodiak is like a huge pickup truck with wings. This is the plane of the future as we see it.

Jim Sims

We're going to have a think about it. Our feeling is there still could be another player in the wings.

Tom Elliott