Pilot Quotes

"We had created an inferno beyond the wildest i...

"We had created an inferno beyond the wildest imaginings of Dante"- B 29 pilot after firebombing Tokyo in the deadliest bombing raid in human history
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 08
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"I seek not to know [all] the answers, ...

"I seek not to know [all] the answers, but to understand the questions." (Kwai Chang Caine, 'Kung Fu', 1972, pilot episode)
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I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Lo...

I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own. ...Muhammad Ali
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"We can't pretend to be the pilot in the life of of o...

"We can't pretend to be the pilot in the life of of others,when we don't have control of our own flight,and not even a specific destination to land on" William Ventura
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β€œThe only mystery in lif...

β€œThe only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.” – Al McGuire
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"It is possible to commit no mistakes and sti...

"It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness, that is life." -Star Trek TNG by Picard, I think from the pilot.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 01
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"There are so many things you lose in a place like t...

"There are so many things you lose in a place like that. You lose being trusted. Strange how important that is when it's gone." Walter Bishop in the pilot to Fringe
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"The bad news is time fli...

"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." -Michael Altshuler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 31
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"It certainly is not your leg! That leg belongs to the U.S. government. It's no differen...

"It certainly is not your leg! That leg belongs to the U.S. government. It's no different than a gear or a bedpan. The Army has invested a lot of money to make you an airplane pilot, and you've got no right to disobey orders." --Nurse Cramer in Catch-22, by Joseph Heller
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 28
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"Imagine a man, when it all began. The pilot of Enola Gay, flying out of th...

"Imagine a man, when it all began. The pilot of Enola Gay, flying out of the shock wave on that August day. All the powers that be and the course of history, would be changed for evermore." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Manhattan Project)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 19
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"I've come to appreciate the planet we live on. It's a small ball in a large universe. It's a ve...

"I've come to appreciate the planet we live on. It's a small ball in a large universe. It's a very fragile ball but also very beautiful. You don't recognize that until you see it from a little farther off." - Guion "Guy" Bluford Jr., combat pilot, astronaut, and first African-American in space
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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"The bad news is time flies...

"The bad news is time flies.The good news is you're the pilot." - Micheal L. Altshuler.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 30
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I would live for you and that's hard to do Even ha...

I would live for you and that's hard to do Even harder to say when you know its not true Even harder to write when you know that tonight. By Twenty One Pilots
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"There's a difference between a Pilot ...

"There's a difference between a Pilot and an Aviator, one is a technician and the other is an artist in love with flight."
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"A superior pilot uses his superior judgment to...

"A superior pilot uses his superior judgment to avoid situations which require the use of his superior skill" - Frank Borman, Commander of Apollo 8
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β€œSkillful pilots gain t...

β€œSkillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.” –Epictetus
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 07
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"Keep your windscreen clean! Seeing other vehicles can be difficult enough, witho...

"Keep your windscreen clean! Seeing other vehicles can be difficult enough, without tipping the odds against you by having to look through a dirty windscreen.You never see a fighter jet with a dirty canopy."β€”British fighter pilot's advice to drivers
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"Sometimes to stay al...

"Sometimes to stay alive you gotta' kill your mind" -Twenty One Pilots
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"The only mystery in lif...

"The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets." - Al McGuire
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 04
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"There are so many things you lose in a place like that. You ...

"There are so many things you lose in a place like that. You lose being trusted. Strange how important that is when it's gone." -Walter Bishop from Fringe (probably out of the Pilot episode)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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Should you fail to pilot your own s...

Should you fail to pilot your own ship, don’t be surprised at what inappropriate port you find yourself docked.
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Knowledge is the eye...

Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
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"Keep your eyes on the ...

"Keep your eyes on the horizon." - My grandfather WWII pilot and crop duster.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 23
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'Skilful pilots gain t...

'Skilful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.' Epictetus
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Time f...

Time flies, be the pilot
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β€œThe bad news is time fli...

β€œThe bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." ~Michael Altshuler
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 06
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"First step of solving problem is re...

"First step of solving problem is recognizing there is one." ~The opening scene to the Pilot Episode of The Newsroom
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 11
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