The best Quotes by Charles Lindbergh

The best Quotes by Charles Lindbergh

Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist. On May 20–21, 1927, he made the first nonstop flight from New York City to Paris, a distance of 3,600 miles (5,800 km), flying alone for 33.5 hours.

Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.
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To be absolutely alone for the first time in the cockpit of a plane hundreds of feet above the ground is an experience never to be forgotten.
I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.
Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.
How long can men thrive between walls of brick, walking on asphalt pavements, breathing the fumes of coal and oil, growing, working, dying, with hardly a thought of wind, and sky, and fields of grain, seeing only machine-made beauty, the mineral-like quality of life?

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Only love can be divided endlessly and still not diminish.
Women need solitude in order to find again the true essence of themselves.
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Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.
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One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few.
For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
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The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now.
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Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
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No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
Grüner Kobold in Spider-Man
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If I can make it there
I'll make it anywhere
It's up to you
New York, New York
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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Manhattan, for millions of our forefathers, the gateway to hope, opportunity and happiness beyond their wildest dreams. Today, that hope is still alive, it's called "The First Date". On Saturday nights, every restaurant in Lower Manhattan resembles its own little Ellis Island.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 3
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I want to wake up in that city
That doesn't sleep
And find I'm king of the hill
Top of the heap
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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In a city that moves so fast, you get the Sunday paper on Saturday - how did any of us know how much time we had left?
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 5
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So you're single? In Paris? Now I'm even more jealous. I mean, your life is croissants and sex.
Madeline Wheeler in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 3
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I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
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If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks.
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An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
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Quagmire: "You got to help me. I'm looking for a little boy with red overalls and a yellow shirt."
French Man: "You are looking to buy or to rent?"
Quagmire: "What? No! God! How is Paris considered a classy city?"
French Man: "The buildings are beautiful, the people are trash."
Do you realize this city is laid out in circles? Like they deliberately designed it to confuse us.
Emily Cooper in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 2
The biggest difference from Hawaii and Alabama would probably be there's no beaches. But other than that, the people are very nice.
I grew up in Hawaii. My love of the natural world began here.
Barack Obama in Our Great National Parks - Season 1 Episode 1
Hawaii is paradise. It sounds cheesy to say it, but there's music in the air there.
Hawaii is the only place I know where they lay flowers on you while you are alive.
I have always been proud to have been born in Hawaii.
We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California. It is manifest destiny.
You can leave Detroit, but it will never leave you.
There's cities that get by on their good looks. Detroit has to work for a living.
Detroit turned out to be heaven, but it also turned out to be hell.
Detroit, the heart of the country... I grew up on 10 Mile, 2 miles better than 8 Mile.
I come from Detroit where it's rough and I'm not a smooth talker.
Everything I've done in my career has started in and around Detroit, you know, the metro area and Michigan.
The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.
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It is only when you fall that you learn whether you can fly.
Flemeth in Dragon Age
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People ask me if I could fly. I said: 'Yeah - for a little while.'
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Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That's guaranteed.
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No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
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Some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice. But still, the place you live in is that much more drab and empty that they're gone.
Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding in The Shawshank Redemption
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