Anticipation, I suppose, sometimes exceeds realization.
p. 50 (Last Flight (1937))
Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture.Amelia Earhart
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.Amelia Earhart
Adventure is worthwhile in itself.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
Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn't be done.Amelia Earhart
In my life I had come to realize that when things were going very well indeed it was just the time to anticipate trouble. And, conversely, I learned from pleasant experience that at the most despairing crisis, when all looked sour beyond words, some delightful "break" was apt to lurk just around the corner.Amelia Earhart
Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.Amelia Earhart
Courage is the price thatLife exacts for granting peace.The soul that knows it not, knows no releaseFrom little things:Knows not the livid loneliness of fear,Nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hearThe sound of wings.Amelia Earhart
How can Life grant us boon of living, compensateFor dull grey ugliness and pregnant hateUnless we dareThe soul's dominion? Each time we make a choice, we payWith courage to behold the resistless day,And count it fair.Amelia Earhart
Ours is the commencement of a flying age, and I am happy to have popped into existence at a period so interesting.Amelia Earhart
I want you to understand I shall not hold you to any midaevil code of faithfulness to me nor shall I consider myself bound to you similarly.Amelia Earhart
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