Quote of the Day: Deliberately Accepted Risks

 

In flying I have learned that carelessness and overconfidence are usually far more dangerous than deliberately accepted risks.

Wilbur Wright, 1871-1948, in a letter to his father, September 1900. Wilbur and Orville Wright were bicycle mechanics and aviation pioneers, credited with the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight.

(Thanks to Greg Feith and Dave English at SkyGod.com)

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