My soul is in the sky.
I ask people who don't fly, "How can you not fly when you live in a time in history when you can fly?"
The most beautiful dream that has haunted the heart of man since Icarus is today reality.
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
My airplane is quiet, and for a moment still an alien, still a stranger to the ground, I am home.
Real flight and dreams of flight go together. Both are part of the same movement. Not A before B, but all together.
Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.
Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying.
Man must rise above the Earth - to the top of the atmosphere and beyond - for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives.
Caution: Cape does not enable user to fly.
Batman costume warning label, Wal-Mart, 1995.
They shall mount up with wings as eagles.
We want the air to unite the peoples, and not to divide them.
I cannot imaging anyone looking at the sky and denying God.
It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky, Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
— Helen Keller, at age 74, on flight around the world, news reports of 5 February 1955.
Pleasure is worth more than things.