"Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible."
"Sometimes, flying feels too godlike to be attained by man. The world from above seems too beautiful, too wonderful, too distant for human eyes to see…"
"A pilot lives in a world of perfection, or not at all."
"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."
"You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky."
"More than anything else the sensation is one of perfect peace mingled with an excitement that strains every nerve to the utmost, if you can conceive of such a combination."
"Real flight and dreams of flight go together. Both are part of the same movement. Not A before B, but all together."
"We who fly do so for the love of flying. We are alive in the air with this miracle that lies in our hands and beneath our feet."