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1. "Nine g's is good, if the pilot can stand it. We couldn't stand it. Not in the airplanes of World War II."
Author: Adolf Galland
2. "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."
Author: Alan Shepard
3. "They didn't let you bring marijuana on airplanes, apparently, as hard as that was to believe."
Author: Allie Burke
4. "Happiness is actually found in simple things, such as taking my nephew around the island by bicycle or seeing the stars at night. We go to coffee shops or see airplanes land at the airport."
Author: Andrea Hirata
5. "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."
Author: Ayumi Hamasaki
6. "I'm on a lot of airplanes, so I just sip on red wine thinking of stupid ideas and, when I think of it, I wanna make it happen."
Author: Bam Margera
7. "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."
Author: Barbara Walters
8. "I can't write anymore. My words are paper airplanes tenuously gliding towards the dust. The wonder of the Phoenicians, which throughout the latter part of this entry I have not fully comprehended, is getting vaguer still. Where did this feather in my hand come from? Am I Icarus?"
Author: Benson Bruno
9. "Computers, like automobiles and airplanes, do only what people tell them to do."
Author: Bill James
10. "My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes, because nobody can leave."
Author: Burt Reynolds
11. "There was a wonderful little short four-year time period when marvelous things happened. It started in 1908, when the Wright brothers flew in Paris, and everybody said, 'Ooh, hey, I can do that.' There's only a few people that have flown in early 1908. In four years, 39 countries had hundreds of airplanes, thousands of pilots."
Author: Burt Rutan
12. "Airplanes were invented by natural selection. Now you can say that intelligent design designs our airplanes of today, but there was no intelligent design really designing those early airplanes. There were probably at least 30,000 different things tried, and when they crash and kill the pilot, don't try that again."
Author: Burt Rutan
13. "I spent about seven years during the Vietnam War flight-testing airplanes for the Air Force. And then I went in and I had a lot of fun building airplanes that people could build in their garages. And some 3,000 of those are flying. Of course, one of them is around-the-world Voyager."
Author: Burt Rutan
14. "When you live and work in different time zones, you spend a lot of time on airplanes."
Author: Carolina Herrera
15. "I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes."
Author: Charles Lindbergh
16. "I've had a chance to fly a lot of different airplanes, but it was nothing like the shuttle ride."
Author: Chris Hadfield
17. "The century of airplanes has a right to its own music."
Author: Claude Debussy
18. "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."
Author: Dave Reichert
19. "When I meet people on airplanes and they find out I'm an economist, they usually ask about stock tips."
Author: Emily Oster
20. "Thou askest me to take things seriously? After what thou didst last night? When thou needest to kill a man and instead did what you did? You were supposed to kill one, not make one! When we have just seen the sky full of airplanes of a quantity to kill us back to our grandfathers and forward to all unborn grandsons including all cats, goats and bedbugs. Airplanes making a noise to curdle the milk in your mother's breasts as they pass over darkening the sky and roaring like lions and you ask me to take things seriously. I take them too seriously already."
Author: Ernest Hemingway
21. "Of course we are coming to invest in Germany - that is certain. Most airplanes in the fleet of Qatar Airways are from Airbus."
Author: Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani
22. "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."
Author: Harry Reasoner
23. "Can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky are like shooting stars? I could really use a wish right now, wish right now, wish right now"
Author: Hayley Williams
24. "Make a wish," said Indigo.Rose made a wish and then asked, "Why?""That's what I always do. Wish on the moving ones.""Does it matter how fast they move?""I don't think so.""Can you wish on airplanes, too?""Oh, yes."
Author: Hilary McKay
25. "I thought that automobiles were going to have mufflers and go fast and airplanes were going to fly fast."
Author: Jack Vance
26. "You'll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips. Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need other people and you will need to be that other person to someone else, a living breathing screaming invitation to believe better things."
Author: Jamie Tworkowski
27. "We wasted ten years and you're worried about a few thousand miles? Hell, we've got airplanes, we've got email, they've invented fucking cell phones. Jesus, if it comes down to it, I'll even write you a fucking letter."
Author: Jane Harvey Berrick
28. "Who can know God's intentions? Who can know Hid Mind?" She looked at the coffin, lying there like a giant question mark. Like the monolith in 2001. One big fucking question, But at the end of the day, who need a God who'd let Michael get so lost that he'd do something like this? What was the point of a Devil if there was a God like that? Maybe there was just the Devil, the real God of this lousy world. Or maybe there was just nothing at all. And everybody was sitting around praying to a great big nothing, like people praying to airplanes, thinking they were gods. The world one big cargo cult."
Author: Janet Fitch
29. "My dad served in two wars has been flying airplanes for 60 years now. He was certainly quite an inspiration."
Author: John L. Phillips
30. "I work on quiet call nights in the hospital, on airplanes and on my sailboat when I have a bit of time - I cram it into wherever it will fit."
Author: Kevin Patterson
31. "We need to stop making wide-body seats on airplanes, stop accommodating that, because it's not healthy."
Author: Kevin Plank
32. "Vietnam was a country where America was trying to make people stop being communists by dropping things on them from airplanes."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
33. "Sure, they say, we may not live in a condition of perfect Goodness. But we're lucky that we don't live in a condition of Evil. Our democracy is not perfect. But it's better than the bloody dictatorships. Capitalism is unjust. But it's not criminal like Stalinism. We let millions of Africans die of AIDS, but we don't make racist nationalist declarations like Milosevic. We kill Iraqis with our airplanes, but we don't cut their throats with machetes like they do in Rwanda, etc."
Author: Mark Fisher
34. "I have jumped out of airplanes but I was not technically a paratrooper. I was an infantryman and a night fighter, anti-terrorist."
Author: Mark Helprin
35. "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."
Author: Mark Kelly
36. "I like airplanes. I like anywhere that isn't a proper place. I like in betweens."
Author: Neil Gaiman
37. "I remember Mac retorting that hundreds of years ago there was a Hindi word for a craft that flew in the air, long before the airplane was invented, but that did not mean that airplanes existed in ancient India."
Author: Nelson Mandela
38. "I want to bring passengers on my airplanes to present to them my product."
Author: Niki Lauda
39. "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."
Author: Niki Lauda
40. "I'd rather be a boy and play with paper airplanes, then be a man and play with a woman's heart." -Niall Horan"
Author: One Direction
41. "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."
Author: Pete Coors
42. "I retreat from my bars, wondering why people who live outside choose such ugly words. Maybe that is what happens when you are outside, and the world clangs and barrels and shouts twenty-four hours a day, from your radio your television your wife your neighbor the lawn mower down the street and the scream of airplanes from the sky. Maybe then you use ugly words to tell life to shut up."
Author: Rene Denfeld
43. "I'm crazy about cars, about boats, about airplanes, about anything mechanical - I'm just a boy, really, and my clients are like boys, too."
Author: Richard Mille
44. "Rest in Peace?' Why that phrase? That's the most ridiculous phrase I've ever heard! You die, and they say ‘Rest in Peace!' …Why would one need to ‘rest' when they're dead?! I spent thousands of years of world history resting. While Agamemnon was leading his ships to Troy, I was resting. While Ovid was seducing women at the chariot races, I was resting. While Jeanne d'Arc was hallucinating, I was resting. I wait until airplanes are scuttling across the sky to burst out onto the scene, and I'm only going to be here for a short while, so when I die, I certainly won't need to rest again! Not while more adventures of the same kind are going on."
Author: Roman Payne
45. "Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you."
Author: Satchel Paige
46. "I looked at the headline: "The Devil Made Him Do It." It was an opinion piece about the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen and the "disjointed" but "grotesque" remarks he had made at a press conference. Lamenting the relative impotence of the arts in comparison to terrorism, Stockhausen had called the attacks "the greatest work of art that is possible in the whole cosmos." I guess he thought of it as a Wagnerian spectacle, an opera of airplanes and towers. "Five thousand people are dispatched into eternity, in a single moment," he said. "I couldn't do that. In comparison with that, we're nothing as composers."
Author: Supervert
47. "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."
Author: Ted Olson
48. "Because I hate the ocean, theme parks and airplanes, talking with strangers, waiting in line. I'm through with these pills that make me sit still, are you feeling fine? Yes, I feel just fine."
Author: Testy McTesterson
49. "World barista champions use the AeroPress to make coffee on the folding tray tables of airplanes."
Author: Timothy Ferriss
50. "Children make up the best songs, anyway. Better than grown-ups. Kids are always working on songs and throwing them away, like little origami things or paper airplanes. They don't care if they lose it; they'll just make another one."
Author: Tom Waits

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