Amelia Earhart Quotes

Hi everyone, welcome to this week’s blog. Yesterday was Amelia Earhart’s birthday, and to honor her day, I am writing her top 30 quotes.

  1. Everyone has oceans to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?”
  2. “Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.”
  3. Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.”
  4. “Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off! But if you don’t have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.”
  5. “There’s more to life than being a passenger.”
  6. “I want to do something useful in the world.”
  7. “Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do.”
  8. “Worry retards reaction and makes clear-cut decisions impossible.”
  9. “Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture.”
  10. “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”
  11. In soloing – as in other activities – it is far easier to start something than it is to finish it.”
  12. “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace, the soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things.”
  13. I always believed the lure of flying is the lure of beauty, but I was sure of it that night.”
  14. “The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.”
  15. You know the more one does the more one can do.”
  16. “The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.”
  17. “Anticipation, I suppose, sometimes exceeds realization.”
  18. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.”
  19. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.”
  20. I have a feeling there is just about one more good flight left in my system and I hope this trip is it.”
  21. “A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.”
  22. “I believe that a girl should not do what she thinks she should do, but should find out through experience what she wants to do.”
  23. “Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.”
  24. “Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.”
  25. “No borders, just horizons – only freedom.”
  26. I wasn’t brave, I just didn’t have time to be scared.”
  27. “Use your fear… it can take you to the place where you store your courage.”
  28. “No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.”
  29. You haven’t seen a tree until you’ve seen its shadow from the sky.”
  30. I hope that such equality could be carried out in other fields so that men and women may achieve equally in any endeavor they set out.”

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