Spanish Word of the Day

VOLAR

[bo’laɾ]

(Verb) To fly

“Hemos aprendido a volar como los pájaros, a nadar como los peces; pero no hemos aprendido el sencillo arte de vivir como hermanos.”

“We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not yet learned the simple art of living together as brothers.”

Martin Luther King, from his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in 1964

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

“¿Por qué volar cuando puedes flotar?

“Why fly when you can float?”

Jamaican Airlines

Butterfly at Napo Wildlife Lodge

Butterfly at Napo Wildlife Lodge

Las horas vuelan cuando uno se divierte.

Time flies when you’re having fun.

Convent of San Francisco, Quito

Convent of San Francisco, Quito

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