31 Amelia Earhart Quotes


The most effective way to do it is to do it. – Amelia Earhart


When a great adventure is offered, you don’t refuse it. – Amelia Earhart


Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others. – Amelia Earhart


Decide, whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying. – Amelia Earhart


Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture. – Amelia Earhart


Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things, knows not the livid loneliness of fear. – 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


No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. – Amelia Earhart


Being alone is scary, but not as scary as feeling alone in a relationship. – Amelia Earhart


Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do. – Amelia Earhart


The more one does the more one can do. – 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


Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. – Amelia Earhart


Everyone has ocean’s to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe – but what do dreams know of boundaries- Amelia Earhart


To worry is to add another hazard. – 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


Adventure is worthwhile in itself. – Amelia Earhart


You haven’t seen a tree until you’ve seen its shadow from the sky. – Amelia Earhart


A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves. – Amelia Earhart


No borders, just horizons – only freedom. – Amelia Earhart


Anticipation, I suppose, sometimes exceeds realization. – 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


I want to do something useful in the world. – Amelia Earhart


Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense. – Amelia Earhart


Experiment! Meet new people. That’s better than any college education. – Amelia Earhart


After midnight the moon set and I was alone with the stars. I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty, and I need no other flight to convince me that the reason flyers fly, whether they know it or not, is the aesthetic appeal of flying. – Amelia Earhart


Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don’t have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you. – Amelia Earhart


If enough of us keep trying, we’ll get someplace. – Amelia Earhart


Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price. – Amelia Earhart


Worry retards reaction and makes clear-cut decisions impossible. – Amelia Earhart