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Fuel for Your Soul, Elevate Your Spirit with These Aviation Related Quotes

Updated: Dec 12, 2023

These quotes are more than just words; they are echoes of the passion that propels humanity to explore, innovate, and overcome challenges. Whether spoken by aviators, astronauts, or visionaries, these words resonate with the shared dream of reaching new heights and breaking through barriers. In a world where the horizon is constantly expanding, aviation quotes provide a compass, guiding us towards a future where the spirit of adventure, discovery, and human achievement soars limitlessly.


Here are some aviation quotes by remarkable women in the field:


  1. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." - Amelia Earhart

  2. "I was attracted to aviation essentially from having grown up near McCook Field during World War I." - Jacqueline Cochran

  3. "Tell them that as soon as I can walk I’m going to fly" -Bessie

  4. "Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn't be done." - Amelia Earhart

  5. "Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others." - Amelia Earhart

  6. "The propeller is just a big fan in the front of the plane to keep the pilot cool. Want proof? Make it stop; then watch the pilot break out into a sweat." - Nancy Lynn

  7. "I did everything he [a male pilot] did. We just went out and flew the airplane." - Jacqueline Cochran

  8. "The air is the only place free from prejudices." - Bessie Coleman

  9. "Women have to work twice as hard as men to be considered on equal footing, but it's worth the effort!" - Amy Johnson

  10. "Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life." - Mae Jemison


These women paved the way for future generations in aviation with their courage and determination.


Here's a list of aviation quotes by notable men in the field:


  1. "Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible." - Eddie Rickenbacker

  2. "It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill." - Wilbur Wright

  3. "The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at full speed, above all obstacles, on the infinite highway of the air." - Wilbur Wright

  4. "Man must rise above the Earth—to the top of the atmosphere and beyond—for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives." - Socrates (quoted by astronaut, Karl Henize)

  5. "The Wright brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention of writing. The airplane became the first World Wide Web, bringing people, languages, ideas, and values together." - Bill Gates

  6. "Airpower is like oxygen. When you have enough, you don't think about it. If you don't have enough, it's all you can think about." - General David L. Goldfein

  7. "Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying." - Neil Armstrong

  8. “Aviation constituted a new and possibly decisive element in preventing or fighting a war, and I was in a unique position to observe European aviation especially in its military aspects”. - Charles Lindbergh

  9. "I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things." - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  10. "Aviation is proof that given the desire, we have the capacity to achieve the most incredible feats." - Len Morgan


These quotes capture the spirit, challenges, and wonders of aviation from the perspective of influential men in the field.


Join us on our journey to inspire the next generation of aviators, astronauts, and visionaries to continue with the shared dream of reaching new heights and breaking through barriers, to propel us forward!


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