Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price. - Amelia Earhart.  Here are 33 Inspirational Flying Quotes.

Flying Quotes

1. “He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.“ - Friedrich Nietzsche

2. “To most people, the sky is the limit. To those who love flying, the sky is home.“ - unknown

3. “I was sold on flying as soon as I had a taste for it.“ - John Glenn

4. “Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with a few seconds of sheer terror.“ - Gregory ''Pappy'' Boyington

5. “Sometimes, flying feels too godlike to be attained by man. Sometimes, the world from above seems too beautiful, too wonderful, too distant for human eyes to see .“ - Charles A. Lindbergh

6. “Flying is a lot like playing a musical instrument; you're doing so many things and thinking of so many other things, all at the same time. It becomes a spiritual experience. Something wonderful happens in the pit of your stomach.“ - Dusty Mctavish

7. “Flying has torn apart the relationship of space and time: it uses our old clock but with new yardsticks.“ - Charles A. Lindbergh

8. “Once you have learned to fly your plane, it is far less fatiguing to fly than it is to drive a car. You don't have to watch every second for cats, dogs, children, lights, road signs, ladies with baby carriages, and citizens who drive out in the middle of block against the lights. Nobody who has not been up in the sky on a glorious morning can possibly imagine the way a pilot feels in free heaven.“ - William T. Piper

Flying Quotes

9. “Flying was a very tangible freedom. In those days, it was beauty, adventure, discovery - the epitome of breaking into new worlds.“ - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

10. “The exhilaration of flying is too keen, the pleasure too great, for it to be neglected as a sport.“ - Orville Wright

11. “There is no sport equal to that which aviators enjoy while being carried through the air on great white wings.“ - Wilbur Wright

12. “Flying is more than a sport and more than a job; flying is pure passion and desire, which fill a lifetime.“ - General Adolf Galland

13. “Flying alone! Nothing gives such a sense of mastery over time over mechanism, mastery indeed over space, time, and life itself, as this.“ - Cecil Day Lewis

14. “More than anything else, the sensation of flying is one of perfect peace mingled with an excitement that strains every nerve to the utmost — if you can conceive of such a combination.“ - Wilbur Wright

15. “You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky.“ - Amelia Earhart

16. “Flying can be easy at times, but with the wrong machine or the wrong person at the controls, it is the most difficult thing in the world.“ - Paul Gallagher

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Flying Quotes

17. “I learned the discipline of flying in order to have the freedom of flight....Discipline prevents crashes.“ - Captain John Cook

18. “Any pilot can describe the mechanics of flying. What it can do for the spirit of man is beyond description.“ - Barry M. Goldwater

19. “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.“ - Leonardo da Vinci

20. “Flying is inherently dangerous. We like to gloss that over with clever rhetoric and comforting statistics, but these facts remain: gravity is constant and powerful, and speed kills. In combination, they are particularly destructive.“ - Dan Manningham

21. “Flying is awful, there's nothing to do when you're up in the air. I bloat up, my skin gets dry, and when we hit turbulence, I'm terrified.“ - Daniela Pestova

22. “I don't have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing.“ - Billy Bob Thornton

23. “I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty. That the reasons flyers fly, whether they know it or not, is the aesthetic appeal of flying.“ - Amelia Earhart

24. “Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.“ - Douglas Adams

Flying Quotes

25. “There is no more exciting sport than flying, for if you lose, you die.“ - Christopher Paolini

26. “I think it is a pity to lose the romantic side of flying and simply to accept it as a common means of transport.“ - Amy Johnson

27. “The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.“ - Friedrich Nietzsche

28. “There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.“ - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

29. “That's the thing about flying: You could talk to someone for hours and never even know his name, share your deepest secrets and then never see them again.“ - Jennifer E. Smith

30. “There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror.“ - Orson Welles

31. “If you are bored flying, your standards are too low.“ - Lauran Paine Jr

32. “In flying I have learned that carelessness and overconfidence are usually far more dangerous than deliberately accepted risks.“ - Wilbur Wright

33. “Why fly? Simple. I'm not happy unless there's some room between me and the ground.“ - Richard Bach

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