The only way to deal with death is to transform everything that precedes it into art.
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
We don't see things as they are; we see them as we are.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The lure of flying is the lure of beauty.
Please know that I am quite aware of the hazards. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.
The stars seemed near enough to touch and never before have I seen so many. I always believed the lure of flying is the lure of beauty, but I was sure of it that night.
Everyone has oceans to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?
I do not believe that I have accomplished the first woman flight of the Atlantic. Stultz did all the flying. I was just baggage, like a sack of potatoes.
Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.
Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.
I believe that little red airplane said something to me as it swished by.