52 Amelia Earhart Quotes and Sayings for Inspiration

Amelia Earhart was born in 1897 in Kansas and was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.

Facing familial hardships she initially pursued nursing and later started premed at Columbia.

However, her passion for flying began in 1920 in California, and by 1921, she owned her first plane.

In 1923, she got her pilot’s license, and in 1928, she became famous as the first woman to cross the Atlantic by air.

Amelia Earhart

Throughout the 1930s, she set numerous records and championed women in aviation, even establishing the Ninety-Nines for female pilots. In 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, Earhart mysteriously disappeared near Howland Island.

It’s largely believed she ran out of fuel and crashed into the Pacific but her fate remains a topic of intrigue.

I have picked the most inspiring quotes by Amelia Earhart in this article.

Inspiring Amelia Earhart Quotes

1. “A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).


2. “The best way to do it, is to do it!” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

3. “The most effective way to do it is to do it.” ~ Amelia Earhart.

4. “Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture”. ~ Amelia Earhart.

5. “You can do anything you decide to do.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

6. “Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

7. “Worry retards reaction and makes clear-cut decisions impossible.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

8. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).


9. “Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

10. “When a great adventure is offered, you don’t refuse it.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

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11. “Being alone is scary, but not as scary as feeling alone in a relationship.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

12. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act!” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

13. “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 Nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear The sound of wings.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

14. “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).

15. “Everyone has oceans to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

16. “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).

17. “No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. 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).

18. “Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

Top Amelia Earhart Quotes

19. “Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

20. “The lure of flying is the lure of beauty.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

21. “The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

22. “As soon as we left the ground, I knew I had to fly.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

23. “It is the woman who chooses the man who will choose her.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

24. “I did for the fun of it.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).


25. “The more one does the more one can do.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

26. “The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

27. “No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

28. “Aviation records don’t fall until someone is willing to mortgage the present for the future.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

29. “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).

30. “In soloing – as in other activities – it is far easier to start something than it is to finish it.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

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31. “I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty. That the reason flyers fly, whether they know it or not, is the aesthetic appeal of flying.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

32. “Anticipation, I suppose, sometimes exceeds realization.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

33. “You haven’t seen a tree until you’ve seen its shadow from the sky.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

34. “Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

35. “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 a challenge to others.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

36. “To worry is to add another hazard.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).


37. “Human crises have a way of happening at inconvenient times.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

38. “There are two kinds of stones, as everyone knows, one of which rolls.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

39. “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).

40. “The soul’s dominion? Each time we make a choice, we pay with courage to behold restless day and count it fair.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

Inspirational Amelia Earhart Quotes

41. “My ambition is to have this wonderful gift produce practical results for the future of commercial flying and for the women who may want to fly tomorrow’s planes.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

42. “I lay no claim to advancing scientific data other than advancing flying knowledge. I can only say that I do it because I want to.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

43. “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).

44. “Trouble in the air is very rare. It is hitting the ground that causes it.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

45. “Aviation, this young modern giant, exemplifies the possible relationships of women with the creations of science.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

46. “Now and then women should do for themselves what men have already done – occasionally what men have not done – thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of thought and action.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

47. “So I accept these awards on behalf of the cake bakers and all of those other women who can do some things quite as important, if not more important, than flying, as well as in the name of women flying today.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

48. “I’m getting housemaid’s knee kneeling here gulping beauty.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

49. “Ours is the commencement of a flying age, and I am happy to have popped into existence at a period so interesting.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

50. “The field was wet, the lane was wet, and the spirits of my mechanic and helper were damp.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

51. “No borders, just horizons – only freedom.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

52. “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” ~ (Amelia Earhart).

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