Quotes and Sayings about Airplanes



"These airplanes we have today are no more than a perfection of a child's toy made of paper."
- Henri Coanda
(Related: Airplanes, Perfection, Today)

"We've got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships, we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes, some work in breweries."
- Pete Coors
(Related: Work, People, Airplanes, Benefits, Relationships)

"The century of airplanes has a right to its own music."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Music, Airplanes, Right)

"Airplanes are interesting toys, but of no military value."
- Ferdinand Foch
(Related: Airplanes, Military, Value)

"Nine g's is good, if the pilot can stand it. We couldn't stand it. Not in the airplanes of World War II."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: War, Airplanes, World, World war)

"All my life, I've never been able to get enough airplanes. This will keep me flying every day."
- Hoot Gibson
(Related: Life, Airplanes, Day, Flying, Will)

"I've had a chance to fly a lot of different airplanes, but it was nothing like the shuttle ride."
- Chris Hadfield
(Related: Airplanes, Chance, Nothing)

"I read and watch movies. I can't go to the movie theater much anymore, though, because I get recognized. It's worse sometimes if I wear a costume and try not to get recognized. I watch most of my films on airplanes."
- Ayumi Hamasaki
(Related: Movies, Airplanes, Theater)

"Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Airplanes, Land, Military, Nations, Security, World)

"After the loss of Columbia a couple of years ago, I think we were reminded of the risk. All of us, though, have always known that the Space Shuttle is a very risky vehicle, much more risky than even flying airplanes in combat."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Airplanes, Flying, Loss, Risk, Space, Years)

"I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on."
- Jean Kerr
(Related: People, Airplanes)

"Everything from airplanes to kitchen blenders and even chopsticks comes with an instruction manual. Children, despite all their complexity, do not."
- Lawrence Kutner
(Related: Airplanes, Children, Complexity, Kitchen)

"I want to bring passengers on my airplanes to present to them my product."
- Niki Lauda
(Related: Airplanes, Present, Want)

"In Germany air became generally accepted Berlin in this area. It operated with 45 airplanes within the Low Cost range from Germany, and is one the most successful carriers in Europe."
- Niki Lauda
(Related: Successful, Airplanes, Europe, Germany)

"If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Airplanes, Birds)

"I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Airplanes, Birds)

"There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion."
- Vladimir Nabokov
(Related: Airplanes, Aphorisms)

"I've always loved airplanes and flight. The space program was really important to me as a kid. I still have a photo of Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon in my living room."
- Bill Nye
(Related: Airplanes, Living, Moon, Space)

"My wife had taken off on a plane. Two airplanes had crashed into the World Trade Center. I, of course, like any other person, felt potentially devastated, panicky a little bit."
- Ted Olson
(Related: Wife, Airplanes, Trade, World)

"Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you."
- Satchel Paige
(Related: Airplanes, Hurt, May)

"My dad served in two wars has been flying airplanes for 60 years now. He was certainly quite an inspiration."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Dad, Inspiration, Airplanes, Flying, Now, Years)

"The thing is helicopters are different from airplanes An airplane by it's nature wants to fly, and if not interfered with too strongly by unusual events or incompetent piloting, it will fly."
- Harry Reasoner
(Related: Nature, Airplanes, Events, Will)

"It does not make sense that we are allowing known potential weapons, not unlike those the 9-11 hijackers used to overcome the crews of four airplanes, to be taken aboard passenger aircraft."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Airplanes, Potential, Sense, Weapons)

"My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes, because nobody can leave."
- Burt Reynolds
(Related: Movies, Airplanes)

"I jump out of perfectly good airplanes, and it's a great thrill and it allows me to share in the dangers that our great men and women in uniform share in on a regular basis."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Men, Women, Airplanes)

"Later, in the early teens, I used to ride my bike every Saturday morning to the nearest airport, ten miles away, push airplanes in and out of the hangars, and clean up the hangars."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Airplanes)

"It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes - they want you to stay current. So you do have to stay current to maintain your license even if you are not practicing."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Legal, Education, Airplanes, Want)

"If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace conference," you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes."
- Joseph Stalin
(Related: Death, Government, Airplanes)

"I thought that automobiles were going to have mufflers and go fast and airplanes were going to fly fast."
- Jack Vance
(Related: Thought, Airplanes, Automobiles)

"Before we had airplanes and astronauts, we really thought that there was an actual place beyond the clouds, somewhere over the rainbow. There was an actual place, and we could go above the clouds and find it.there."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Thought, Airplanes, Clouds)