Famous quotes by Aviators

AviatorsAviators are a few of one of the most daring and also courageous individuals worldwide. They have pushed the limits of human expedition and also attained incredible tasks of aeronautics. From the very first powered flight to the very first supersonic flight, aviators have gone to the leading edge of air travel background. Right here are some motivating quotes from a few of one of the most famous pilots in background, supplying understanding right into their passion for flight and also their determination to get to brand-new elevations. Whether you're an aspiring aviator or simply looking for some inspiration, these quotes will definitely influence you to grab the sky.
Small: I ended up injuring her with a knife I had on me. I cant really remember what happened
Mathias Rust
"I ended up injuring her with a knife I had on me. I can't really remember what happened"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
Small: There were sometimes from forty to sixty English machines, but unfortunately the Germans were often in the min
"There were sometimes from forty to sixty English machines, but unfortunately the Germans were often in the minority. With them quality was more important than quantity"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: Adventure is worthwhile in itself
Amelia Earhart
"Adventure is worthwhile in itself"
Amelia Earhart, Aviator
Small: When the weight of the paper equals the weight of the airplane, only then you can go flying
Donald Wills Douglas
"When the weight of the paper equals the weight of the airplane, only then you can go flying"
Donald Wills Douglas, Aviator
Small: To live without risk for me would be tantamount to death
Jacqueline Cochran
"To live without risk for me would be tantamount to death"
Jacqueline Cochran, Aviator
Small: We convinced him quickly that the possibility of war was absolutely nil and continued our festivity. On the ne
"We convinced him quickly that the possibility of war was absolutely nil and continued our festivity. On the next day we were ordered to take the field"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: It is better that ones customers come to ones shop than to have to look for them abroad
"It is better that one's customers come to one's shop than to have to look for them abroad"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: Of course no one thought of anything except of attacking the enemy. It lies in the instinct of every German to
"Of course no one thought of anything except of attacking the enemy. It lies in the instinct of every German to rush at the enemy wherever he meets him, particularly if he meets hostile cavalry"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: I didnt tell anybody about my plan because I was convinced my family or friends would stop me. I didnt think m
Mathias Rust
"I didn't tell anybody about my plan because I was convinced my family or friends would stop me. I didn't think much about what would happen afterwards"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
Small: I approached Red Square three times, trying to find somewhere to land, before discovering a wide bridge nearby
Mathias Rust
"I approached Red Square three times, trying to find somewhere to land, before discovering a wide bridge nearby. I landed there and taxied into Red Square"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
Small: I moved away for three years and went to Trinidad where I met my wife, Athena
Mathias Rust
"I moved away for three years and went to Trinidad where I met my wife, Athena"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
Small: I had one companion. He was a teacher from the Ukraine who spoke English so we could communicate a bit.
Mathias Rust
"I had one companion. He was a teacher from the Ukraine who spoke English so we could communicate a bit. I learnt a few Russian words, but it was hard to concentrate"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
Small: One can become enthusiastic over anything. For a time I was delighted with bomb throwing. It gave me a tremend
"One can become enthusiastic over anything. For a time I was delighted with bomb throwing. It gave me a tremendous pleasure to bomb those fellows from above"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: My dear Excellency! I have not gone to war to collect cheese and eggs, but for another purpose
"My dear Excellency! I have not gone to war to collect cheese and eggs, but for another purpose"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: I never was good at learning things. I did just enough work to pass. In my opinion it would have been wrong to
"I never was good at learning things. I did just enough work to pass. In my opinion it would have been wrong to do more than was just sufficient, so I worked as little as possible"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: All the papers contained nothing but fantastic stories about the war. However, for several months we had been
"All the papers contained nothing but fantastic stories about the war. However, for several months we had been accustomed to war talk. We had so often packed our service trunks that the whole thing had become tedious"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: Now I am within thirty yards of him. He must fall. The gun pours out its stream of lead. Then it jams. Then it
"Now I am within thirty yards of him. He must fall. The gun pours out its stream of lead. Then it jams. Then it reopens fire. That jam almost saved his life"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: It is a pity that my collection of trophies contains not a single Russian
"It is a pity that my collection of trophies contains not a single Russian"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the Engli
"Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: Of course, with the increasing number of aeroplanes one gains increased opportunities for shooting down ones e
"Of course, with the increasing number of aeroplanes one gains increased opportunities for shooting down one's enemies, but at the same time, the possibility of being shot down one's self increases"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: The English had hit upon a splendid joke. They intended to catch me or to bring me down
"The English had hit upon a splendid joke. They intended to catch me or to bring me down"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: In the heat of the Russian summer a sleeping car is the most horrible instrument of martyrdom imaginable
"In the heat of the Russian summer a sleeping car is the most horrible instrument of martyrdom imaginable"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot do
"I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: I honored the fallen enemy by placing a stone on his beautiful grave
"I honored the fallen enemy by placing a stone on his beautiful grave"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps. I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my fa
"As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps. I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted"
Manfred von Richthofen, Aviator
Small: My plan was to land in Red Square, but there were too many people and I thought Id cause casualties
Mathias Rust
"My plan was to land in Red Square, but there were too many people and I thought I'd cause casualties"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
Small: I wanted to choose somewhere public, because I was scared of the KGB
Mathias Rust
"I wanted to choose somewhere public, because I was scared of the KGB"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
Small: I now work for a finance company in Luxembourg with projects in South America and the Caribbean
Mathias Rust
"I now work for a finance company in Luxembourg with projects in South America and the Caribbean"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
Small: You have to be young to be able to do things like that. Now Im more cautious. Im proud that I was able to do w
Mathias Rust
"You have to be young to be able to do things like that. Now I'm more cautious. I'm proud that I was able to do what I did - psychologically it was a great wall to climb - but sometimes I regret it"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
Small: Imprisonment hit me so hard - much harder than I had thought
Mathias Rust
"Imprisonment hit me so hard - much harder than I had thought"
Mathias Rust, Aviator
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