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It's unbelievable what one squadron of twelve ...
by 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

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

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

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

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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

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

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which superseded by at least 150 knots the fastest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

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

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

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

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

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

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

Football is an incredible game.
Sometimes it's so incredible, it's unbelievable.
- Tom Landry

Everything is blooming most recklessly;
if it were voices instead of colors,
there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I don't want to talk about negative,
dark things.
The only thing I've got against stuff like Marilyn Manson is,
they make unbelievable videos and unbelievable images.
- Sammy Hagar

Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world.
The single statesman, in that literal sense,
who is not solving all his problems with guns.
It's truly unbelievable.
- Toni Morrison

When I was young, I would go to the races and it was
an unbelievable feeling when you'd watch them race.
- Mats Sundin

Unbelievable, yet, what else could it be?
- Jim Courier

Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that
makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable.
- Werner Herzog

I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe.
- Leo Rosten

It's unbelievable, there's a book out attacking Gore,
when he's the most unfortunate loser in political history.
- Vincent Bugliosi

The scandal's so unbelievable that I cannot repeat it here.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley

We have developed this unbelievable ability to deny.
We have to.
If we didn't, we'd go crazy.
- Patty Duke

Ironically, in today's marketplace successful nonfiction has to be unbelievable,
while successful fiction must be believable.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

The Native American side was tragic.
It's just unbelievable what has happened to them.
- Skeet Ulrich

There are so many unbelievable words...
But that doesn't mean I have a favorite word.
- Brett Hull

The slapdash way producers used to assemble a show
seems a little unbelievable when we talk about them now.
- Ethel Merman

Jesus and Lincoln, Moses and Jefferson can seem so long gone,
so unbelievable, so dead.
- Sarah Vowell

We have witnessed the most extraordinary devastation.
The magnitude of the situation is unbelievable.
It's just heartbreaking.
- Kathleen Blanco

It's silly to say it about a tennis player,
but I'm an unbelievable hero in Germany.
And Germany needs heroes more than any place.
- Boris Becker

Hitch suggested a name actress to play Marion because
the bigger the star the more unbelievable it would
be that we would kill her.
- Joseph Stefano

It was very hard for all of us.
It's still very hard.
The anniversary of his death just passed,
and every single one of his friends,
still,
after all these years...
it's unbelievable.
- Eydie Gorme

It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the
game you've been playing all your life.
- Mickey Mantle

Even though we want huge individual egos,
our collective ego is unbelievable.
- Mike Krzyzewski

To love means loving the unlovable.
To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable.
Faith means believing the unbelievable.
Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The third biggest comic people in America want to make a comic book out of me.
It's unbelievable.
- Mark Roberts

I guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used
some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth.
- Jim Coleman

Winning Commonwealth gold was just totally unbelievable.
- Michael East

Radio is so fragmented, it's unbelievable.
- Bob Seger

Joe Walsh is a great guy and and an unbelievable talent,
I'd like to work with him again someday.
- Lita Ford

It's unbelievable how many things I've learned from Merlin Olsen.
- Jack Youngblood

Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time!
I think everyone does.
I have so much wrong with me, it's unbelievable!
- Angelina Jolie

He was making all kinds of sounds apparently with his mouth,
and shaking his head and I thought, gosh,
is he trying to stop the orchestra? Is it all wrong?
It was just unbelievable.
- Robert Ripley

It was a long, hard, tough day.
We managed to just sneak through, it was an unbelievable Test match.
- Ricky Ponting

All I'm trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty,
nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.
- Tupac Shakur

But I was in awe of the painters; I mean I was new in New York,
and I thought the painting that was going on here was just unbelievable.
- Robert Rauschenberg

This country has a complex about age.
It's unbelievable.
If you're over thirty, you've had it in this country.
- Eli Wallach

It is still just unbelievable to us that diarrhea is
one of the leading causes of child deaths in the world.
- Melinda Gates

There is nothing so strange and so unbelievable that
it has not been said by one philosopher or another.
- Rene Descartes

To pitch a perfect game wearing pinstripes at Yankee Stadium,
it's unbelievable.
Growing up a Yankee fan, to come out here and make history,
it really is a dream come true.
- David Wells

Steve has the most unbelievable range for a man that I've ever heard.
- Eydie Gorme

The violence betwen women is unbelievable.
Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding.
- Tori Amos

Two stops after I got on, these two unbelievable short people got on,
and the way they were looking at me,
I could tell.
They wanted to bite my ankles!
- Mark McKinney

Left Behind takes what to some people may be unbelievable
predictions from the Bible and shows how they might play out.
It makes the events of biblical prophecy understandable and thus believable.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

And, you know, the fact is, if you believe in evolution,
we all have a common ancestor, and we all have a common
ancestry with the plant in the lobby.
This is what evolution tells us.
And, it's true.
It's kind of unbelievable.
- Jeff Hawkins

Lance Armstrong is the guy that I would put up there as one of my heroes.
He's done something that no one else has done and when
you put into it what he overcame,
it's absolutely unbelievable.
- Craig T. Nelson

It's a dream come true, and with this music,
with this Rossini, it's unbelievable how to express
the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music,
to sing this music, it's really fantastic.
- Cecilia Bartoli

The chemistry of love is something which is extremely extremely unbelievable.
This is something we have planned for more than two years,
so I hope that we are going to start in the beginning of next year.
- Lennart Nilsson

My mom, she is the most unbelievable mom that you could
ever have in your entire life and she's always with me on everything.
The most I've ever been away from her is two days.
I love her more than anybody could ever know.
- Dakota Fanning

When I meet large women who walk with confidence and
are articulate and really have an understanding of
how they walk in this world,
I love them so deeply for being able to overcome such unbelievable odds.
- Camryn Manheim

If you get half a million, at a certain stage you probably
will get 4 million people,
if they are able to hear it.
The touring thing is unbelievable.
It really is amazing from what we did the last tour
even to what we are doing now.
- John Mayer

We have actors from other films, from 'Baywatch,'
and so on,
and these people are looking exactly the opposite of what they are.
The transformations were so smooth, and so funny to watch,
it was unbelievable.
- Joe Viterelli

I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky.
The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable.
This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand,
surprises me every time.
- John Dyer

When I hear that I realize how quickly time passes
and how everybody goes on their journeys and they're
always unbelievable and they never go where you think
they're going to take you and,
quite frankly, it also makes me feel a little old.
- Rob Lowe

When we look around the world today,
when we see in Afghanistan that 10 million people have
registered to vote in their upcoming elections,
including 40 percent of those people are women,
that's just unbelievable.
- Laura Bush


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