Wilbur Wright - Quotes

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The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air. ---->>>

We could hardly wait to get up in the morning.

We could hardly wait to get up in the morning.

It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.

It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill.

Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive. ---->>>

The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies. ---->>>

I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years. ---->>>

I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then, if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.

I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then, if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.

Biography

Wilbur Wright profile (wilbur-wright.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: April 16, 1867
Birthplace:
Die: 05-30, 1912
Occupation: Inventor
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The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (wikipedia)