Chuck Yeager Quotes

Top 25 wise famous quotes and sayings by Chuck Yeager

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Chuck Yeager quotes: Everybody that I've ever seen that enjoyed their job was very good at it. Everybody that I've ever seen that enjoyed their job was very good at it.
Chuck Yeager quotes: There's no such thing as a natural-born pilot. There's no such thing as a natural-born pilot.
Chuck Yeager quotes: The first time I ever saw a jet, I shot it down. The first time I ever saw a jet, I shot it down.
Chuck Yeager quotes: What good does it do to be afraid? It doesn't help anything. You better try and figure out what's happening and correct it. What good does it do to be afraid? It doesn't help anything. You better try and figure out what's happening and correct it.
Chuck Yeager quotes: If you want to grow old as a pilot, you've got to know when to push it, and when to back off. If you want to grow old as a pilot, you've got to know when to push it, and when to back off.
Chuck Yeager quotes: All that I am ... I owe to the Air Force. All that I am ... I owe to the Air Force.
Chuck Yeager quotes: You concentrate on what you are doing, to do the best job you can, to stay out of serious situations. And that's the way the X-1 was. You concentrate on what you are doing, to do the best job you can, to stay out of serious situations. And that's the way the X-1 was.
Chuck Yeager quotes: When I was picked to fly the X-1, it was my duty to fly it, and I did. When I was picked to fly the X-1, it was my duty to fly it, and I did.
Chuck Yeager quotes: If you can walk away from a landing, it's a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it's an outstanding landing. If you can walk away from a landing, it's a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it's an outstanding landing.
Chuck Yeager quotes: At the moment of truth, there are either reasons or results. At the moment of truth, there are either reasons or results.
Chuck Yeager quotes: The one word you use in military flying is duty. It's your duty. You have no control over outcome, no control over pick-and-choose. It's duty. The one word you use in military flying is duty. It's your duty. You have no control over outcome, no control over pick-and-choose. It's duty.
Chuck Yeager quotes: I don't think about life everlasting. If something doesn't have scientific evidence to back it up, I don't believe it. I'm a straight shooter. I don't think about life everlasting. If something doesn't have scientific evidence to back it up, I don't believe it. I'm a straight shooter.
Chuck Yeager quotes: I have no regrets about my life. People ask, "If you had to do it all over again, would you do it differently?" No. That's speculation. I have no regrets about my life. People ask, "If you had to do it all over again, would you do it differently?" No. That's speculation.
Chuck Yeager quotes: Hey Ridley, that Machometer is acting screwy. It just went off the scale on me. Hey Ridley, that Machometer is acting screwy. It just went off the scale on me.
Chuck Yeager quotes: Rules are made for people who aren't willing to make up their own. Rules are made for people who aren't willing to make up their own.
Chuck Yeager quotes: You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can't, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don't give up. You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can't, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don't give up.