When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn't it be? —it is the same the angels breathe.
There is no sport equal to that which aviators enjoy while being carried through the air on great white wings.
You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky.
To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. To fly is everything.
Aeronautics was neither an industry nor a science. It was a miracle.
I was sold on flying as soon as I had a taste for it.
I have the normal desire, experienced by everybody who's ever flown an airplane with a certain amount of zoom capability, to go a little bit higher and a little bit faster.