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    william langewiesche Quotes

    Some think of Islam as an expedient jobs program that moves the female half of the population out of the way.
    — William Langewiesche
    tags: job 
     
    The mastery of the turn is the story of how aviation became practical as a means of transportation. It is the story of how the world became small.
    — William Langewiesche
    tags: world  mastery  stories 
     
    You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place of little rain. There are many forms of thirst.
    — William Langewiesche
    tags: rain 
     
    I sometimes still go out hunting for bad weather, flying low in simple airplanes to explore the inner reaches of the clouds. Less experienced pilots occasionally join me, not to learn formal lessons about weather flying, but with a more advanced purpose in mind - to accompany me in the slow accumulation of experience through circumstances that never repeat in a place that defies mastery.
    — William Langewiesche
    Mechanical wings allow us to fly, but it is with our minds that we make the sky ours
    — William Langewiesche
    tags: sky  mind  wings 
     
    So much of who we are is where we have been.
    — William Langewiesche
    I ask people who don't fly, "How can you not fly when you live in a time in history when you can fly?"
    — William Langewiesche
    tags: time  people  live 
     
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