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Inspirational Quotes from Eddie Rickenbacker

Inspirational Quotes for Speeches


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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