Quotes of Airplane

“ Scientists tell us that the fastest animal on earth, with a top speed of 120 feet per second, is a cow that has been dropped out of a helicopter. ”

- Dave Barry

“ The quality of food is in inverse proportion to a dining room's altitude, especially atop bank and hotel buildings ”

- Bryan Miller

“ As China grows and Boeing sells more airplanes there, China is going to need things like airport design, construction, control systems and related training. ”

- Larry Williams

“ With both airlines, initially there will be a couple of airplanes - two or three airplanes - equipped with this system. ”

- George Cooper

“ I was a pilot flying an airplane and it just so happened that where I was flying made what I was doing spying. ”

- Francis Gary Power

“ Sitting on the airplane and looking out the window was terrible,... And three days of doing nothing, really, by Bush was terrible. Im angry at the guy. ”

- David Brooks

“ Just like when early airplanes were flying in 1910, we didn't know what the benefits are, but we were doing it because it was fun. ”

- Burt Rutan

“ There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion. ”

- Vladimir Nabokov

“ My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes, because nobody can leave. ”

- Burt Reynolds

“ 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

“ Because their planes were destroyed on Saipan, he was taken into the Marines which had aircraft. ”

- Ron Meyer

“ Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value. ”

- Marshal Ferdinand Foch

“ Any landing you can walk away from is a good one. ”

- Unknown

“ I wish I could write well enough to write about aircraft. Faulkner did it very well in Pylon but you cannot do something someone else has done though you might have done it if they hadn't. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ Any landing you can walk away from is a good one. ”

- Unknown

“ Success four flights Thursday morning all against twenty one mile wind started from Level with engine power alone speed through air thirty one miles longest 57 second inform Press home Christmas. ”

- Orville Wright

“ I like terra firma; the more firma, the less terra. ”

- George S. Kaufman

“ The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth. ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ Oldtimers weekends and airplane landings are alike. If you can walk away from them, they're successful. ”

- Casey Stengel

“ If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country. ”

- Forster

“ If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes. ”

- Charles Lindbergh

“ These are the people who took plastic knives and box cutters and flew airplanes filled with themselves, as well as American citizens, into the World Trade Center and this building you're sitting in (the Pentagon),... Why would one be surprised that they're determined, well-trained, clever, capable of using modern technology… ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ Of all the inventions that have helped to unify China perhaps the airplane is the most outstanding. Its ability to annihilate distance has been in direct proportion to its achievements in assisting to annihilate suspicion and misunderstanding among provincial officials far removed from one another or from the officials at the seat of government. ”

- Madame Chiang Kai Shek

“ Do not give the terrorists, the enemy combatants, the people who blow up folks at weddings, who fly airplanes into the twin towers, the ability to sue our own troops all over the country for any and everything. ”

- Lindsey Graham

“ We have as many planes of speech as does a painting planes of perspective which create perspective in a phrase. The most important word stands out most vividly defined in the very foreground of the sound plane. Less important words create a series of deeper planes. ”

- Konstantin Stanislavisky

“ The century of aeroplanes deserves its own music. As there are no precedents, I must create anew. ”

- Claude Debussy

“ Airplane Law, The: When the plane you are on is late, the plane you want to transfer to is on time. ”

- Paul Dickson

“ Young leading cadres have risen up by helicopter. They should really rise step by step. ”

- Deng Xiaoping

“ If forced to travel on an airplane, try and get in the cabin with the Captain, so you can keep an eye on him and nudge him if he falls asleep or point out any mountains looming up ahead. ”

- Mike Harding

“ Life changed after that jump…I'd suddenly stepped to the highest level of daring, a level above even that which airplane pilots could attain. ”

- Charles Lindbergh
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