October 18, 2016

Amelia Earhart Quotes

“Anticipation, I suppose, sometimes exceeds realization.”

“Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.”

“Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release From little things: Knows not the livid loneliness of fear, Nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear The sound of wings.”

“Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.”

“Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.”

“How can Life grant us boon of living, compensate For dull grey ugliness and pregnant hate Unless we dare The soul’s dominion? Each time we make a choice, we pay With courage to behold the resistless day, And count it fair.”

“I want you to understand I shall not hold you to any midaevil code of faithfulness to me nor shall I consider myself bound to you similarly.”

“In soloing – as in other activities – it is far easier to start something than it is to finish it.”

“It seems to me that the effect of having other interests beyond those exclusively domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home…”

“Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do.”

“Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.”

“Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.”

“No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.”

“Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn’t any good reason to refer to it.”

“Ours is the commencement of a flying age, and I am happy to have popped into existence at a period so interesting.”

“Please know I am quite aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others.”

“Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be a challenge to others.”

“Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture.”

“The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.”

“The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, love, and understanding companions.”

“The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.”

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.”

“The time to worry is three months before a flight. Decide then whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying. To worry is to add another hazard. It retards reactions, makes one unfit…. Hamlet would have been a bad aviator. He worried too much.”

“The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.”

“There are two kinds of stones, as everyone knows, one of which rolls.”

“Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.”

“Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others.”

“You haven’t seen a tree until you’ve seen its shadow from the sky.”