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When I was fired from my post as General of the Fighter Arm,
by 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

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

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

 

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which superseded by at least 150 knots the fastest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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Getting fired is nature's way to telling you
that you had the wrong job in the first place.
- Hal Lancaster

I get all fired up about aging in America.
- Willard Scott

It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end.
There's other ways to make money, better jobs.
- Ron Livingston

If you aren't fired with enthusiasm,
you will be fired with enthusiasm.
- Vince Lombardi

Here's the thing, you just have to drive a lot faster,
and if you don't get there, we're both fired.
- Bill Murray

I think anyone that isn't fired up right now shouldn't probably be out here.
- Karrie Webb

My mother always wanted me to be glamorous.
When I thought about that, it really fired me up,
and once I lost all those pounds, I started to feel
really good about myself.
- Etta James

I went out there for a thousand a week,
and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday.
The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday.
- Nelson Algren

You never ask why you've been fired because if you do,
they're liable to tell you.
- Jerry Coleman

Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience.
I just want to retreat.
- Francesca Annis

Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired.
- Lou Holtz

The only way to make money as a manager is to win in one place,
get fired and hired somewhere else.
- Whitey Herzog

Once the fired stone is out of the kiln,
it is still possible to mentally reconstruct it in its original form.
- Andy Goldsworthy

They planned this fair to bring business to Chicago,
into the Loop.
But you could have fired a cannon down state street and hit nobody,
because everybody was out at the fair.
- Sally Rand

Committing genocide on behalf of an institution generates
greater loyalty to it than merely getting people fired
from their jobs on its behalf.
- John McCarthy

I'm still friendly with Dean.
He still calls me on the phone from time to time.
John Dean was fired and later ended up spending some
time in prison for his role in Watergate.
- Fred F. Fielding

So already, you go from not having a job and thinking
you're going to get fired after the pilot,
to knowing that you've got a guaranteed job for 4 years.
- Michael Shanks

We should because when coaches get fired,
the players have a lot to do with it.
- Allen Iverson

I only know that I fired twice, or perhaps several times,
without knowing whether I had hit or missed.
- Gavrilo Princip

I used to be a window cleaner.
I got fired because I sometimes liked to drink the soapy water.
- Jamelia

Okay, well, I guess I'm still a kid.
Because when I get really angry and fired up and I
feel like my back is up against the wall,
I will say vicious things.
- Howard Stern

I am still in shock and awe at being fired.
- Peter Arnett

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired
and get paid just enough money not to quit.
- George Carlin

Advertising was fairly simple work, and I really just
wanted a job where I could sit and write every day
and not get fired for it like I had at other jobs,
but it was fun.
- John Hughes

My agent said, 'You aren't good enough for movies.'
I said,
'You're fired.'
- Sally Field

The real literary editors have mostly been fired.
Those that remain are all "bottom line" editors;
everything depends on the money.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I have had hundreds of people work for me over the years,
and I don't think I ever fired anybody.
- Tom T. Hall

Well I would never say to anybody that Warren Beatty got fired,
but uh, I think he and Quentin fell out of love,
and I think Warren told Quentin to hire me for the film.
- David Carradine

Actually, I began to think that maybe there is a god,
after all.
Or maybe it's a different one.
The old one got fired.
- Terry Gilliam

There's nothing wrong with being fired.
- Ted Turner

I had never really fired guns before,
so this was all very new to me.
- Shane West

And then ESPN fired me.
I did not think that was a fitting punishment.
- Gregg Easterbrook

After I was fired from Disney, I did some of the worst movies ever made.
- Tommy Kirk

Every time you walk down the street people are screaming,
'You're fired!'
- Donald Trump

When I got the script for Memento, I read it and I
got killed off on page one and I fired my agent.
- Joe Pantoliano

Basically, Pizza Hut just backed out on the ad agency at the last minute.
They got fired and we got fired.
It was a simple as that.
We do stuff like that on and off.
- Gene Ween

I recruited my dad to be my bass player and fired him on several occasions.
He stayed on as a bus driver.
- Chely Wright

They'll totally hire me if I say I got fired from my
job on the Hill because of a sex scandal.
- Jessica Cutler

Eventually I became involved with somebody,
and I was fired.
- Tommy Kirk

Well, yes, I've fired a lot of people.
Generally I like other people to fire,
because it's always a lousy task.
But I have fired many people.
- Donald Trump

Learn to say no in situations where saying no can be difficult,
where it could mean getting fired.
Say no anyway, because it could lead you to greater opportunities.
- Sam Dash

I don't even like firing people.
I don't think I've ever said, 'You're fired' to anybody.
- Martha Stewart

It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor
heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood,
more vengeance, more desolation.
War is hell.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I was fired from my television job, simple as that.
Well, downsized, really, a classic 1990s situation.
- Lee Child

It's hard to get fired from the government.
You have to, like, kill people.
- Wanda Sykes

I mean, there's no arguing.
There is no anything.
There is no beating around the bush.
"You're fired" is a very strong term.
- Donald Trump

Synaptic summation is the technical term used in neurophysiology
for those instances in which some neuron C is fired
only by a combination of neurons A and B. - Gregory Bateson

If you don't win, you're going to be fired.
If you do win, you've only put off the day you're going to be fired.
- Leo Durocher

I'd fired anyone who was involved with Creed.
I didn't want anything to do with the music business.
The entire press and industry hated me,
so what was the point?
- Scott Stapp

Getting fired is hard.
- Alice Barrett

In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised,
like a target, to a position to be fired at.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

I wrote the script of Patton.
I had this very bizarre opening where he stands up
in front of an American flag and gives this speech.
Ultimately, I was fired.
When the script was done, they hired another writer
and that script was forgotten.
- Francis Ford Coppola

The crucial question one comes back to is the examination;
without that experience is meaningless.
And I think it's true that society is becoming more and more passive,
less and less fired up with enthusiasm,
in many spheres.
- Peter Hammill

I really wanted it to be organic and coming from my heart.
So, I think maybe the initial thought of wanting to go in that direction,
I had to wait until things happened in our world and
in our country that fired me up enough where the words came out organically.
- Joan Jett


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