Amelia Earhart quotes

Born
July 24, 1897 Atchison, Kansas, U.S.

Disappeared
July 2, 1937

Occupation
Aviation pioneer, author.

Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the United States Distinguished Flying Cross for this accomplishment.

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.
– Amelia Earhart
Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.
– Amelia Earhart
Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
– Amelia Earhart
There are two kinds of stones, as everyone knows, one of which rolls.
– Amelia Earhart
Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
– Amelia Earhart
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
– Amelia Earhart
Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.
– Amelia Earhart
Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
– Amelia Earhart
The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.
– Amelia Earhart
There is so much that must be done in a civilized barbarism like war.
– Amelia Earhart
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.
– Amelia Earhart
In soloing – as in other activities – it is far easier to start something than it is to finish it.
– Amelia Earhart
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
– Amelia Earhart
Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.
– Amelia Earhart
Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.
– Amelia Earhart
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.
– Amelia Earhart
I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty.
– Amelia Earhart
Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn’t any good reason to refer to it.
– Amelia Earhart