Every launch is optional. Every landing is mandatory.
If you let off the throttle, the houses get bigger. If you squeeze the throttle, they get smaller. That is, unless you squeeze the throttle and pull on the brakes real hard, then they get bigger again.
Flying isn't dangerous. Crashing is.
It's always better to be down here wishing you were up there than up there wishing you were down here.
The ONLY time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire.
A 'good' landing is one from which you can walk away. A 'great' landing is one after which you can use your PPG again.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make all of them yourself.
The probability of survival is inversely proportional to the angle of arrival. Large angle of arrival, small probability of survival and vice versa.
Stay out of clouds. The silver lining everyone keeps talking about might be an airplane going in the opposite direction. Reliable sources also report that mountains have been known to hide out in clouds.
Always try to keep the number of landings you make equal to the number of take offs you've made.
There are three simple rules for making a smooth landing. Unfortunately no one knows what they are.
You start with a bag full of luck and an empty bag of experience. The trick is to fill the bag of experience before you empty the bag of luck.