Best Quotes About Kite

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. -Anais Nin

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. -Francis Quarles

True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher. -John Petit-Senn

Strong people are made by opposition like kites that go up against the wind. -Frank Harris

You will find truth more quickly through delight than gravity. Let out a little more string on your kite. -Alan Cohen

As Walter Cronkite would say, that's the way it is. -Howard Fineman

I give Cronkite a whole lot of credit. -Ben Bradlee

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. -Lawrence Hargrave

Professionally, I remember Cronkite as a kid growing up, and more so for me, the importance of Cronkite was not him sitting there at the anchor desk, but him out there doing things. -Ed Bradley

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. -Keith Henson

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. -Lauren Bacall

I'd like to go away for six months and learn to kiteboard and windsurf. I love pinochle, I love chess and I love windsurfing. -Christopher Meloni

Can you imagine the most trusted man in America? Cronkite deserved it too. -Mike Wallace

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

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. -Alanis Morissette

My wife holds the kite strings that let me go 'weeeeeee', then she reels me back in. -Jeff Bridges

I've never flown a kite. -David Benioff

Walter Cronkite was a personally decent and convivial man, who literally couldn't kill a fly, was kind to his children, generally helpful to juniors, authentically curious about the news, and, in his time, an energetic reporter. -Conrad Black

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. -Paloma Faith

With the fragmentation of television audiences and the advent of cable and on-demand services, the prestige of being an anchor is not what it was in the days of Walter Cronkite. -Jill Abramson

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. -Khaled Hosseini

I've always loved watching the news on TV. As a kid, I loved watching Walter Cronkite, for some reason. -Will Ferrell

I love kite surfing and mountain bike riding. It's kind of interesting; my kite surfing ability has probably deteriorated with the rate of Kaggle's success. -Anthony Goldbloom

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. -Bertrand Piccard

The death of a famous person is different from the death of a loved one, whether it is Michael Jackson, Frank McCourt, or Walter Cronkite. We didn't know any of them personally, and yet, we experience a sense of loss. -Madeleine M. Kunin

If I'm in Maui, I play soccer and tennis and go kite-surfing. I prefer doing a sport as opposed to going to a gym. I'm not big on gyms. When I did 'Rampart,' I lost 30 pounds because I felt it was better for the character. I worked out constantly, maybe twice a day, and minimized caloric intake. -Woody Harrelson

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. -Maika Monroe

Acting is such a crazy industry, but kite boarding keeps me grounded. -Maika Monroe

Do you know that I was the anchor on the 'CBS Morning Show?' And my newsman was Walter Cronkite. -Dick Van Dyke

I don't see my artist friends as any more neurotic or addiction-prone than the others. The roommates I have had who were into triathlons or environmentalism were just as crazy as the poets, just as prone to tears over gardening or air conditioners, just as ready to kite a cheque or binge on cookie dough. -Russell Smith

I'm working on a movie called 'Labor Day' with Kate Winslet while still balancing kite boarding. Being an actress and an athlete is a challenge, but I'm excited to see what happens. -Maika Monroe

My goal is to continue to act and still be a professional kiteboarder. -Maika Monroe

I've seen so many scripts, and I want to do everything. Like with kiteboarding, you have to be fearless. I'm not scared. -Maika Monroe

Where are reliable journalism and reliable investigative voices going to come from? I love the days of old – the Walter Cronkites, the Dan Rathers. -Jason Alexander

Walter Cronkite had a golden rule for all wartime reporters: never self-aggrandize. -Douglas Brinkley

Although Cronkite had once crash landed in a Dutch potato field under enemy fire, he chose instead to focus on celebrating the liberation of the Netherlands at the hands of the Free Dutch. -Douglas Brinkley

Everybody trusted Cronkite because he reminded them of their favorite uncle or trusted family physician. Being square in the age of the Beatles made Cronkite retro cool. -Douglas Brinkley

All things, good and evil, come out, it seems, of the East. The Illuminati, like the Ismailites, dealt in allegories; and like the Mazdakites, they played with fire. -Ameen Rihani

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

I love adventure. When I'm not working or on the road, you can find me in my favorite spots around the Mission neighborhood of S.F., kitesurfing in the Bay or dancing. -Leila Janah

Walter Cronkite was the last newsman everyone trusted in the same way that the Beatles were the last music everyone loved and Marilyn was the last star everyone concurred was worthy of the word. -Steve Erickson

Sequoia seeds have flat wings, and glint and glance in their flight like a boy's kite. -John Muir

I always find the time to exercise – kitesurfing, tennis or cycling – and to spend time with my loved ones. -Richard Branson

Believe me, happiness is not ticking off Walter Cronkite. -Billy Crystal

We just assumed that Walter Cronkite was unbiased. In hindsight, it is clear that Walter Cronkite was biased and that he used feigned objectivity as the cudgel to change the American narrative from being a right of center one to being a left of center one. -Andrew Breitbart

It's really cool to be able to do both. I get a chance to be in this film with these amazing actors, the coolest people ever, and I try to kiteboard as much in my free time as I can. -Maika Monroe

When I'm filming, it's in the contract – 'No kiteboarding' – ha ha. -Maika Monroe

Before acting took off, I was a professional kiteboarder training for the world circuit; with a sporting activity, you have to be determined, and it taught me to have a thick skin, which came in use after going to so many auditions and being told 'no.' -Maika Monroe

My dad taught me to kiteboard when I was 13, and around the same time, I happened to just fall into being an extra on a set and fell in love with acting and making movies. -Maika Monroe

At about 17, I decided I wanted to take kiteboarding seriously and compete, so my agents were like, 'Just keep sending in a few audition tapes anyway, just for good stuff.' -Maika Monroe

Cape Town, South Africa, was pretty incredible. That's probably the coolest place I have ever been, and the kiteboarding is insane there. It's so windy, so you can get massive air. -Maika Monroe

For me, I grew up doing kiteboarding where no girls are doing it, and you had to prove yourself. You just had to know that you could do it, too. It's the mentality you had to have to make it. I work hard like anyone else. -Maika Monroe

Surprisingly, I am great at kiteboarding, but I'm not great at surfing. -Maika Monroe

I used to be a professional kiteboarder. People were like, 'Oh, my God, are you scared of sharks? Are you scared of injuries?' You can't be scared. If you're scared, then you can't do it. You can't train to be the best. -Maika Monroe

During one of the Apollo missions, I saw Walter Cronkite showing off the flight plan. It just mesmerized me. All this detail! That's what I wanted. -Alan Stern

In the old days, there were three networks, and all of a sudden, Walter Cronkite is the most trusted man in America. Everybody believes what he says, not even thinking. In those days, we didn't even know it was being spun. We were very willing to just listen to it and go along with. -George A. Romero

I think we have challenges, but we have so many opportunities to get it right. I like it when we have a little bit of a headwind. The kite actually lifts when you have a headwind and doesn't when there is lift from the back. -Borje Ekholm

For anyone in the news business, just the name 'Cronkite' conjures up images of a bygone era when journalists covered, and could at times impact, the most important stories of the day, rather than the most 'compelling' or salacious. -Dan Abrams

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