Favorite Quotations ~  Flight Air Travel

"If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport." ~ George Winters

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The helicopter is probably the most versatile instrument ever invented by man. It approaches closer than any other to fulfillment of mankind's ancient dreams of the flying horse and the magic carpet. ~ Igor Ivanovitch Sikorsky

To fly as fast as thought, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived. ~ Richard Bach

Sometimes I feel a strange exhilaration up here which seems to come from something beyond the mere stimulus of flying. ~ Guy Murchie

Man has learned to fly like the birds. Now all he has to do is work out how to do it quietly. ~ Bill Vaughan

Flyers have a sense of adventures yet to come, instead of dimly recalling adventures of long ago as the only moments in which they truly lived. ~ Richard Bach

Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price. ~ Amelia Earhart

Flying alone! Nothing gives such a sense of mastery over time over mechanism, mastery indeed over space, time, and life itself, as this. ~ Cecil Day Lewis

There is no flying without wings. ~ French Proverb

Why fly? Simple. I'm not happy unless there's some room between me and the ground. ~ Richard Bach

The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly. ~ Friedrich W. Nietzsche

Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying. ~ Neil Armstrong