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We have built a total of about 1250 of this aircraft,
by Adolf Galland

We have built a total of about 1250 of this aircraft,
but only fifty were allowed to be used as fighters -
as interceptors.
And out of this fifty, there were never more than 25 operational.
So we had only a very, very few.
- Adolf Galland

And most of these pilots were lost during the first five flights.
- Adolf Galland

I could not claim them because I was not supposed to be flying in combat.
- Adolf Galland

It's unbelievable what one squadron of twelve aircraft did to tip the balance.
- Adolf Galland

 

This would only come if you have a revolutionary change
in technology like the jet brought about.
- Adolf Galland

We had at our disposal the first operational jet,
which superseded by at least 150 knots the fastest
American and English fighters.
This was a unique situation.
- Adolf Galland

The throttles could only move very, very slowly,
always watching the temperature, always watching.
And even in throttling back, you could bust it,
even being very careful.
- Adolf Galland

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According to Goering and the Luftwaffe High Command,
they were supposed to be the fighter elite.
- Adolf Galland

I had to inspect all fighter units in Russia,
Africa, Sicily, France, and Norway.
I had to be everywhere.
- Adolf Galland

Of course, the outcome of the war would not have been changed.
The war was lost perhaps, when it was started.
At least it was lost in the winter of '42,
in Russia.
- Adolf Galland

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

When I was fired from my post as General of the Fighter Arm,
I was to give proof that this jet was a superior fighter.
And that's when we did it.
I think we did it.
- Adolf Galland

If we would have had the 262 at our disposal -
even with all the delays -
if we could have had in '44,
ah, let's say three hundred operational,
that day we could have stopped the American daytime bombing offensive,
that's for sure.
- Adolf Galland

I would like to mention that I have flown the 262 first in May '43.
At this time, the aircraft was completely secret.
I first knew of the existence of this aircraft only early in '42 -
even in my position.
This aircraft didn't have any priority in design or production.
- Adolf Galland

I made a written report which is still today in existence.
I have a photocopy of it, and I am saying that in production
this aircraft could perhaps substitute for three propeller-
driven aircraft of the best existing type.
This was my impression.
- Adolf Galland

Many pilots of the time were the opinion that a fighter
pilot in a closed cockpit was an impossible thing,
because you should smell the enemy.
You could smell them because of the oil they were burning.
- Adolf Galland

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It is of the small joys and little pleasures
that the greatest of our days are built.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself
that you have built against it.
- Rumi

When prayer removes distrust and doubt
and enters the field of mental certainty,
it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith.
- Ernest Holmes

A house is made of walls and beams;
a home is built with love and dreams.
- Anonymous

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

Building one space station for everyone was and is insane:
we should have built a dozen.
- Larry Niven

All lasting business is built on friendship.
- Alfred A. Montapert

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty,
dies.
- John Donne

Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air.
They are where they should be.
Now put the foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans.
It presents one of man's first attempts to order his
view of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner

The civilized man has built a coach,
but has lost the use of his feet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living.
It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built.
Where trust is, love can flourish.
- Barbara Smith

Home wasn't built in a day.
- Jane Sherwood Ace

No single achievement in science is possible without
the painstaking work of the many hundreds who have
built the foundation on which all new work is based.
- Polykarp Kusch

Hollywood people want to build you up and make you
famous only to knock you off you're the pedestal they built for you.
- Morgan Brittany

We should not have assumed that a political space station could be built.
- Larry Niven

Prisons are built with stones of Law.
Brothels with the bricks of religion.
- William Blake

Everything this series is being built up to be -
I think it's going to live up to those expectations.
- Matthew Hayden

Research to me is as important or more important than the writing.
It is the foundation upon which the book is built.
- Leon Uris

We are equally glad and surprised at Winston's return to office.
It shows that he was built for success that he should
have declined to withdraw and sulk over a superficial failure.
- Shane Leslie

The rich man's dog gets more in the way of vaccination,
medicine and medical care than do the workers upon
whom the rich man's wealth is built.
- Samora Machel

I have some women friends but I prefer men.
Don't trust women.
There is a built-in competition between women.
- Edna O'Brien

At American Airlines, we have built a business around
the love of travel that has lasted three quarters of a century.
And I'm pretty sure we're just getting started.
- Gerard Arpey

Work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed,
an architectonic one when it is built,
and a textile one when it is woven.
- Walter Benjamin

There was an old man with a beard, who said:
'It is just as I feared!
Two owls and a hen, four larks and a wren have all
built their nests in my beard.
- Edward Lear

I was built for the long run, not for the short dash,
I guess.
- William Shatner

The rockets...
can be built so powerfully that they could be capable of carrying a man aloft.
- Hermann Oberth

I have an expensive hobby: buying homes,
redoing them, tearing them down and building them up
the way they want to be built.
I want to be an architect.
- Sandra Bullock

Whenever I heard the song of a bird and the answering call of its mate,
I could visualize the notes in scale,
all built up within my consciousness as a natural symphony.
- William Christopher Handy

The whole structure of science gradually grows,
but only as it is built upon a firm foundation of past research.
- Owen Chamberlain

One problem was that my direct testimony was in writing,
so a lot of people didn't get to see it.
I hope they see it, because I think it built a very strong case.
- Jim Barksdale

We're all proud of the communities that we've built and are a part of,
but we shouldn't accept lost time and unnecessary stress when traveling in them.
- Melissa Bean

Golf courses sell real estate and that's why they're built.
- Ed McMahon

Old age realizes the dreams of youth:
look at Dean Swift;
in his youth he built an asylum for the insane,
in his old age he was himself an inmate.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others
opened up new worlds for hackers.
- Eric S. Raymond

Western art is built on the biographical passion of one artist for another.
- Jim Dine

That kind of piece, perhaps most recognizable because
of Yoko Ono's similar work,
built a bridge between performance art and music -
and without raising any awkward social issues.
- Tony Conrad

Since achieving their independence in 1992,
the people of Croatia have built a democratic society
based on the rule of law,
respect for human rights, and a free market economy.
- Elton Gallegly

Liberals in Congress have spent the past three decades
pandering to environmental extremists.
The policies they have put in place are in large part
responsible for the energy crunch we are seeing today.
We have not built a refinery in this country for 30 years.
- Marsha Blackburn

The universe never did make sense; I suspect it was
built on government contract.
- Robert A. Heinlein

In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with
their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary
range of built-in furniture.
- Stephen Gardiner

I realized a career is built as much on what you don't do as what you do do.
- Rose McGowan

I see and write things first as an artist,
second as a woman, and third as a New Yorker.
All three have built-in perspectives that aren't neutral.
- Laurie Anderson

Rome was not built in one day.
- John Heywood

Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages.
You do not even know the names of these Arab villages,
and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist.
- Moshe Dayan

As we all know, no crude oil refineries have been built
in the United States since 1976.
During that time, close to 100 ethanol refineries have been built.
- John Shimkus

We should reject big government and look inside ourselves
for all the things that built this country into what it was.
- Glenn Beck

The four cornerstones of character on which the structure
of this nation was built are:
Initiative,
Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

Most animals are built to withstand one bad year.
- John Hunter

For the most part things never get built the way they were drawn.
- Maya Lin


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