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Pilots Quotes

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The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

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Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus

I employ 20 people in Vienna.
The other 130 coworkers are pilots and flight companions.
The Overhead is limited with me.
Reduces naturally the costs of my fliers.
- Niki Lauda

The successful pilots succeeded because they did not
open fire until they were close to the target.
- Douglas Bader

 

I did pilots here and there but mostly I was doing little bits in movies.
- Donal Logue

We were flying on a winged vehicle that would do reentry
different than we had ever done before.
So all of those were firsts.
Test pilots truly love firsts.
- Robert Crippen

I feel very confident that Americans flying in the
air are safe and that only under the most dire of circumstances
would our pilots ever even request permission to do that.
- Hugh Shelton

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I had a flight trainer who is one of the biggest and
most famous helicopter pilots the world.
- Izabella Scorupco

Very few pilots even know how to read Morse code anymore.
But if a pilot could read Morse code,
he could tell which beacon he was approaching by the
code that was flashing from it.
- Mike Ferguson

I did some commercials and a couple of B movies,
then a few pilots that didn't go anywhere.
Eventually I did the pilot for Beverly Hills,
90210.
The rest is history.
- Brian Austin Green

Yeah, I'd done a bunch of pilots.
Some that had gone for a while.
One that went for 13 episodes.
But I had never been on a show that had lasted more than that.
- Donal Logue

So just as I want pilots on the planes that I fly,
when it comes to monetary policy, I want to think that
there is someone with sound judgement at the controls.
- Martin Feldstein

The principal task of a conductor is not to put himself
in evidence but to disappear behind his functions as much as possible.
We are pilots, not servants.
- Franz Liszt

Pilots take no special joy in walking.
Pilots like flying.
- Neil Armstrong

Now we are using the body scanner to scan the pilots.
They became the dangerous people of this country?
- Isaac Yeffet

I have a little history.
I met Stone Temple Pilots, and their guitar player was a huge Extreme fan.
Somewhere down the road, Extreme made its statement.
- Gary Cherone

The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.
- Al McGuire

England and Greece are friends.
English blood was shed on Greek soil in the war against fascism,
and Greeks gave their lives to protect English pilots.
- Melina Mercouri

We asked Jane Fonda if she would like to meet American pilots in Hanoi,
but she refused, she didn't want to.
- Hanoi Hannah

I write screenplays that don't get made and pilots
that don't get picked up,
and I re-write other people's movies,
and those are all different kinds of fees.
- Bruce Vilanch

Live are a really good band.
I like Stone Temple Pilots, Radiohead I love.
Even Oasis.
- Nuno Bettencourt

I always knew how to cook and at one point in my career
where I had done nine television pilots before Three's
Company and they all failed,
I just got discouraged.
- Suzanne Somers

I am the astronaut of boxing.
Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots.
I'm in a world of my own.
- Muhammad Ali

But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans
of America continued to struggle to establish a combat
badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics.
- Tim Holden

I tested for a couple of pilots, but they said I was too tall.
- Adam Baldwin

The channel is known only to the natives;
so that if any stranger should enter into the bay without
one of their pilots he would run great danger of shipwreck.
- Thomas More

I've produced more pilots than United Airlines,
and they've all been disasters.
Every audition I ever took in my life I lost.
- Willard Scott

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

Very often when I go in to meet for movies or pilots,
I'm put on videotape.
I hate the notion that that tape is going to sit on
a shelf and never get better.
- David Ogden Stiers

Pilots are not the threat.
- John Pistole

As I slowly managed to take what I had learned into
a transition from contestant to announcer and warm-up,
I first had to prove myself on pilots.
And as you know, many pilots are taped for each show
that is lucky enough to breakthrough to being a series.
- Randy West

Later, after flying in the Navy for four or five years,
spending some time on an aircraft carrier,
I applied to and was accepted in a program where I
went to graduate school first and then to the Naval Test Pilots School.
- Mark Kelly

Most pilots learn, when they pin on their wings and
go out and get in a fighter,
especially, that one thing you don't do,
you don't believe anything anybody tells you about an airplane.
- Chuck Yeager

Then there was the challenge to keep doing better and better,
to fly the best test flight that anybody had ever flown.
That led to my being recognized as one of the more experienced test pilots,
and that led to the astronaut business.
- Alan Shepard

For fear of dropping the troops in the sea,
the pilots tended to drop them too far inland -
some of them actually in the British lines.
The weapon containers often fell wide of the troops,
which was another handicap that contributed to our excessive casualties.
- Kurt Student

In the early 1930s, flying from England to Australia
was the longest flight in the world.
It was considered extremely dangerous and hazardous,
pushing pilots to the limits of mechanical skills and human endurance.
Aviation was young.
- Mary Garden

My first movie was this independent that I did on the Erie Canal in 1995,
called Erie, that I don't know if you could even get,
actually with Felicity Huffman.
And then from that I did this film that was eventually
called The Broken Giant later that fall.
And then I kind of started getting into doing pilots.
- Will Arnett

And so, I was not a military test pilot,
but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying
scientists and people who were not military test pilots,
that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning.
- Story Musgrave

But the other thing is that I feel very confident in the individual pilots.
They are tremendous individuals.
They are individuals that have sworn to protect and
defend our very citizens.
That's why we serve.
- Hugh Shelton

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

As a physician and as a pilot, I think it lets me be
a pretty good translator having one foot in the medical
world and one foot in the flying world.
Sometimes when the medical guys come in and speak medical stuff to the pilots,
the pilots really don't know what they're saying.
- David M. Brown

The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
- Michael Althsuler

Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
- Will Durant

We're just into toys, whether it's motorcycles or race cars or computers.
I've got the Palm Pilot right here with me,
I've got the world's smallest phone.
Maybe it's just because I'm still a big little kid and I just love toys,
you know?
- Catherine Bell

After the war, in which I served as a pilot in the Air Force,
I took up films.
- Ivor Novello

I was in the pilot for Spinal Tap before it was a movie.
- Nina Blackwood

Well, I'm about to do another western,
a pilot for HBO this fall.
- Walter Hill

When we did the pilot, I sort of pictured this guy
pirating a signal and then this story unfolding of
him building this satellite and these robots and watching these bad movies.
- Joel Hodgson

Dylan, myself and my father were in a two hour movie called The Sand Kings,
which started off the Outer Limits series.
It was sort of the two hour pilot movie.
- Beau Bridges

If you don't trust the pilot, don't go.
- Denzel Washington

Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been,
and will continue to be, life's pilot.
On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility.
This puts us under an obligation.
- Wilhelm Reich

When a test pilot comes off a flight,
there is typically another pilot who is going to take it up,
and he believes in the debriefing.
You don't keep something to yourself.
- Wally Schirra

I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean.
I flew in the Western Desert of Libya,
in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.
- Roald Dahl

So, whenever Scooter was the Pilot, he never had a
chance to fly the orbiter.
So, the joke is: I'm going to have a chance to fly
it first and hand it over to him.
- Duane G. Carey

We did one pilot for FOX which was about this couple that moves to a town,
and we play everyone in the entire town.
So it was like a Peter Sellers film.
- Thomas Lennon

If you want to grow old as a pilot, you've got to know when to push it,
and when to back off.
- Chuck Yeager

I'm shooting a pilot based on my show.
It's a one-camera show.
I play myself.
- Dane Cook

You learn to know a pilot in a storm.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Like the Spitfire it was immensely strong:
a pilot had no need to fear the danger of pulling the wings off,
no matter how desperate the situation became.
- Douglas Bader

Like, to do a pilot, you don't know what's going to happen with it.
- Jenna Elfman

The pilot came back and said he had just heard that Kennedy was shot.
- George Smathers

Each test pilot I know considers him,
or herself, now that there are women,
to be the very best.
It's very demeaning to step down the ladder once in a while.
- Wally Schirra

I don't have my pilot's licence anymore,
but I'm still very political.
- Mathias Rust

You know, being a test pilot isn't always the healthiest business in the world.
- Alan Shepard

Oh, I had an idea for a pilot of my own at the time,
and then Carl sent me about eight scripts and simply
I threw my idea out the window because the writing was just so good.
- Dick Van Dyke

Yes, I am a pilot.
I am a flight instructor and a commercial pilot.
- Treat Williams

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

A man may build a complicated piece of mechanism,
or pilot a steamboat, but not more than five out of
ten know how the apple got into the dumpling.
- Edward A. Boyden

Yes, during the pilot, they gave me a little toy from the shop.
It's like three little moose in a boat,
paddling.
It's very cute.
And I got to keep some of the clothes.
- Caroline Dhavernas

I decided I'd never do a series again,
but I was offered a pilot for a series through Eddy Murphy Productions,
and that was the gig that got me Parker Lewis.
- Corin Nemec

My husband was a pilot.
He flew Elvis when Elvis first started making appearances around the country.
- Minnie Pearl


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