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Inspirational Quotes from Eddie Rickenbacker

Inspirational Quotes for Speeches

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These quotes from Eddie Rickenbacker would be great additions to graduation or other classroom speeches. Use these in conjunction with themes and speech writing techniques.
  • Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.

  • The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.

  • When I look up and see the sun shining on the patch of white clouds up in the blue, I begin to think how it would feel to be up somewhere above it winging swiftly through the clean air, watching the earth below...

  • ...[T]here is something spiritual – I don't know what else to call it – in the feeling you get up there [in the sky].

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