Today is the birthday of Amelia Mary Earhart (July 24, 1897; missing July 2, 1937; declared legally dead January 5, 1939), aviation pioneer and author.
"In soloing - as in other activities - it is far easier to start something than it is to finish it." - Amelia Earhart
"Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do." - Amelia Earhart
"No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves." - Amelia Earhart
"Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done." - Amelia Earhart
"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward." - Amelia Earhart
"I want to do it because I want to do it." - Amelia Earhart
"The most effective way to do it, is to do it." - Amelia Earhart
"Adventure is worthwhile in itself." - Amelia Earhart
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Le Chariot Chuck: 1918 - Paris, France. circa 1918. "Sample Red Cross rolling kitchen, ready to travel. On exhibition at the Grand Palais." 5x7 glass negative. View full size.
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