Skydiving Sayings and Quotes

Can anything top the thrill of throwing yourself out of a plane thousands of miles above land? That rush is hard to beat. Embrace your inner daredevil with the collection of insightful and humorous skydiving quotes below.

If I could stand in an open airplane doorway two-and-a-half miles above the ground and will myself to step into empty space, then I could do anything. Dave Stein
To those that jump, no explanation is necessary. To those that don't jump, no explanation is possible. unknown
Any idiot can fly a plane, but it takes a special kind of idiot to jump out of one. unknown
Some guy once told me that skydiving is like cutting your throat and seeing if you can get to the doctor before you bleed to death. Brock Yates
If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it. Toni Morrison
Once you have tasted the taste of sky, you will forever look up. Leonardo da Vinci
Sometimes we have to get really high to see how small we are. Felix Baumgartner
You do not need a parachute to skydive. You need a parachute to skydive twice. unknown
If skydiving were safe, the parachute center would not require you to sign a waiver. Dan Poynter
When the people look like ants pull! When the ants look like people, pray. Frosty Woolridge
Some people need to skydive without a parachute. unknown
Skydivers are people who enjoy falling down. Allen Roulston
Only skydivers know why the birds sing. They never have to pack a parachute unknown
Skydiving is a rather safe affair, provided you have a parachute. Nicholas J. Nigro
Those who don't jump will never fly. Leena Ahmad Almashat
Skydivers: good to the last drop. unknown
I've never been skydiving, but I have zoomed-in on Google Earth really fast. unknown
To the skydiver, 'flying' in a plane is akin to 'swimming' in a boat; they live for the wind whipping past as they plummet toward the earth during free fall, and the thrill of floating on the air currents once their 'chutes are safely open. They live on the edge, though not in danger -- amid the elements, but not at their mercy. Ray Bangs
You should read the skydiving waiver before you sign, if only to see how many different ways there are to describe 'death by falling.' If anything will convince you not to skydive, it's that waiver. Dan Oshinsky
Out of ten thousand feet of fall, always remember that the last half inch hurts the most. Charles W.Purcell
All I can say that I felt freedom. Skydiving is intoxicating more than marijuana/alcohol or any drug on this planet. It's enough to mess with your mind! Anamika Ojha
There is an art ... or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. Douglas Adams
More than a sport, skydiving is a lifestyle, a communal activity like scuba diving or surfing -- one that attracts people of all walks of life with one thing: the kind of freedom you just can't find in cubicles or workstations. Ray Bangs
In skydiving, it is the fear response that gradually weakens. During the precipitous descent, the amply tested parachutist can savor the thrill rather than endure the panic. Dean Keith Simonton
People always ask me if skydiving is safe and all that. People die skydiving. Everybody knows that. It's not a secret. People have died skydiving. We try to take out the risk as much as we can and we have done it safely for seven years on this island. Of 7,000 people I have taken up, three people rode the airplane down. Frank Shisler
Skydiving is like making love to the world. Fausto Brizzi
By the time you reach your skydiving height, you will actually be excited to leave that airplane for the safety of a parachute. Dan Oshinsky
You oughta try it. You might learn something. You know, I was skydiving once and my main chute, it didn't open. I pulled my reserve and it didn't open either. There I was, plunging to the earth. Just as I hit the treetops I discovered the meaning of life. Valerie Curtin
Skydiving. Apparently, it's all about the landing. Jeff Davis
Parenthood is like skydiving. You just gotta jump out of the old plane. Chuck Lorre