We’re Flying High And Inspired With These Amelia Earhart Quotes

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While Amelia Earhart was best known for being in the air, the quotes that she’s known for are shockingly down to earth. 

Amelia Earhart is widely recognized for being the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She was also the first person ever to fly solo from Hawaii to the U.S. mainland.

While her plane mysteriously disappeared during her flight to circumnavigate the globe, her words remain prevalent in today’s world. 

Many people don’t know that she wrote a book about her journey to becoming the brilliant woman she was known as and she was influential in the first formation of the Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. 

Here are some of our favorite Amelia Earhart quotes:


On Breaking Boundaries:

“Everyone has oceans to fly if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?”

On Goals:

“Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.”

On Living:

“There’s more to life than being a passenger.”

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On Determination:

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

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On Mettle:

“The most effective way to do it is to do it.”

On Being Daring:

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.”

On Kindness:

“No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another.”

On Process:

“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.”

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On Risks:

“Decide … whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.”

And Last But Not Least, On Compassion:

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.”

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Is anyone else’s breath taken away? What was your favorite quote? Comment below!

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