47 Quotes About Kite Flying


Kites are so lightweight and find ease in the ability to soar in the wind. These quotes about kite flying capture the significance and symbolism associated with these colorful objects.

“A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.”

“A kite can be flown in an absolute vacuum if it can be towed at the speed of light.”

“A kite can’t really fly free,that’s just an expression. In order to soar high in the sky the string of a kite needs to be anchored.”

“A kite flies against the wind, not with it.”

“A kite flies even higher with strong adverse wind. So don’t despair, enjoy flying your kite whilst the wind blows.”

“A kite is a victim you are sure of. you love it because it pulls.”

“A kite needs to be tied down in order to fly. I learned how important restrictions can sometimes be in order to experience freedom.”

“A kite only flies if it’s tethered.”

“Acting is such a crazy industry, but kite boarding keeps me grounded.”

“Anyone who has ever had the feeling of being higher than a kite after giving a public speech is well aware of the effects of attention.”

“Art is like a kite. You have to pull the string hard in order to stretch it to its limit, but you don’t want to pull it so hard that you break the thread, because the thread connects you to the land and its peoples.”

“Don’t be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against, not with, the wind.”

“Don’t ignore the small things, the kite flies because of its tail.”

“He had the blue kite in his hands; that was the first thing I saw. And I can’t lie now and say my eyes didn’t scan it for any rips.”

“I see children as kites. You spend a lifetime trying to get them off the ground. You run with them until you’re both breathless.”

“I spent a lot of winters in my childhood flying kites with my brother, with my cousins, with friends in the neighborhood. It’s what we did in the winter. Schools close down. There was not much to do.”

“I started kite boarding when I was 13. My dad was a kite boarder, and I begged him to teach me until he finally agreed. He made me wait because it can be dangerous.”

“I want to try doing sportier things, kite surfing and paddle surfing – I think it would give me that extra confidence.”

“I went to my doctor and asked for something for persistent wind. He gave me a kite.”

“I wish I was more stupid because I’m either completely ecstatic and joyous and absolutely high as a kite or I’m a bit morbid. There’s never anything in between.”

“If the kite is set up properly it will shoot up into the sky.”

“I’m learning kite surfing. It’s a little surfboard you have on your feet with straps, and you have a big kite like a power glider in the air that pulls you. You don’t need waves to move, and it makes a big spray of water as you go.”

“Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.”

“It can’t be all you. Just like you need air to fly a kite. It’s not the kite. It’s the air.”

“I’ve been doing a lot of different cross-training and kickboxing and Capoeira and kite surfing, and I’ve just really been back to what I consider my original athletic self.”

“I’ve never flown a kite.”

“Kite has bought it and the price it was purchased for was not as competitive as what others might have paid for.”

“Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it.”

“Let the kite perch and let the eagle perch too. If one says no to the other, let his wing break.”

“Life is much like flying a Kite, you never know what direction the wind is going to blow and how many twists and turns there will be before the flight is over!”

“Like a kite cut from the string, Lightly the soul of my youth Has taken flight.”

“Love without friendship is like a kite, aloft only when the winds are favorable. Friendship is what gives love its wings.”

“My mind was in my heart, anchored like a bright kite in a safe place.”

“Never fear opposition: A kite rises highest when it goes against the wind.”

“No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and prepared to assume responsibilities.”

“Someone once told me that children are like kites. You struggle just to get them in the air; they crash; you add a longer tail.”

“Strong people are made by opposition like kites that go up against the wind.”

“The experience of writing ‘The Kite Runner’ is one I will always think back on with fondness. There is an energy, a romance in writing the first novel that can never be duplicated again.”

“The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite’s dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.”

“The optimist pleasantly ponders how high his kite will fly; the pessimist woefully wonders how soon his kite will fall.”

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”

“True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher.”

“Used as kites, these rigid stable aeroplanes are superior to the very best cellular kites I can make; they are lighter, pull harder per square foot, attain a greater angle of elevation, and have fewer parts.”

“When the wind is against you, like a kite, have your chord of faith rooted and you would fly highest ever.”

“When the wind stops, kite falls but bird flies; because bird did not borrow the wind when rising!”

“You need to grab your dream out of the sky like it’s a kite and pinch the string through your fingers until you reach the spool.”

“You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity. Let out a little more string on your kite.”

When you feel weighed down, finding a way to soar is just one way to rise above.

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