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Today, we have private airline companies, but if you take a look at a Boeing plane next time you travel, you'll see that you are basically taking a ride on a modified bomber.
I sat next to a young woman on a plane once who bombarded me for five hours with how she had decided to be born again and so should I. I told her I was glad for her, but I hadn't used up being born the first time.
If you had to buy a new plane every time you flew somewhere, it would be incredibly expensive.
The idea of being stuck in a plane with dozens of people chatting over each other on their phones might feel like Dante's 10th circle of hell.
I did send a girl a plane ticket asking her for a visit, I guess that's quite romantic.
Being an Arab leader has its rewards: the suite at the Waldorf-Astoria during the United Nations General Assembly, travel in your own plane, plenty of cash, even job security - whether kings, sheiks or presidents, with or without elections, most serve for life.
I am often asked if, when I was secretary, I had problems with foreign men. That is not who I had problems with, because I arrived in a very large plane that said United States of America. I had more problems with the men in our own government.
I like to say, 'I spend one-third of my time in Nigeria, one-third in Europe or America, and one-third on a plane.'
When I get off the plane in England I always feel about two inches shorter.
Music is a part of my life all the time - on the plane, before matches, driving out to the court.
Eleven days before 9/11, I was on a plane with the 9/11 hijackers who were carrying out a dry run.
When I was in the war, I was lucky that I was in a plane and never saw the carnage close-up.
If I don't get paid I'm going to take a whole lot of Marshall amps home with me on the plane.
My brain and body and nervous system, they see a plane ride, a long plane trip, as an opportunity to sleep with nothing coming in, nothing to do. I just go offline the minute I'm on the plane.
The painting is not on a surface, but on a plane which is imagined. It moves in a mind. It is not there physically at all. It is an illusion, a piece of magic, so that what you see is not what you see.
I'm kind of a germ freak. When I get on a plane, I spray my seat and everything with Lysol Disinfectant Spray.
The Howard Hughes I knew began to change after his plane crash in 1941.
Painting does what we cannot do - it brings a three-dimensional world into a two-dimensional plane.
I always like to arrive at the airport early to enjoy breakfast and lounge about so that when I get on the plane all my travel fever has disappeared.
As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying. Maybe he was telling me that he was going. I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness.
If you're going on a plane journey, you're more likely to take one of my stories than 'Finnegan's Wake.'
Most estimates of the mortality risk posed by asteroid impacts put it at about the same risk as flying in a commercial airliner. However, you have to remember that this is like the entire human race riding the plane - it is one of the few risks that really could wipe us all out.
The thing is, when I feel like I have to lose weight, the opposite happens. I remember stuffing loads of chocolate on the plane to the shoot, and I thought, 'Why don't you have the courage to show up in a body that's natural, not overly worked out?'
When I'm on a set, and I'm in between a scene or on a plane waiting, I read Twitter and I love it.
I have to say that when you tour the world, obviously, the jetlags and different hours and ways of living and traveling, a lot of hours in the plane, and you wake up in the morning and you're not quite sure where you are, and it is very tiring.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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