Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.
Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.
The obviously inexperienced pilot is the game the scientific air-fighter goes after, and the majority of victories are won that way. But, on the other hand, it is the novice usually who gets the famous ace by doing at some moment the unexpected thing.
When I look up and see the sun shining on the patch of white clouds up in the blue, I begin to think how it would feel to be up somewhere above it winging swiftly thought the clear air, watching the earth below, and the men on it, no bigger than ants.
I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through - then follow through.