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  • I never thought that my creation, would allow brothers to kill brothers. (after seeing his invention being used in war, The Airplane) Alberto Santos-Dumont

    Brother   Regret   War  
  • Villages and woods, meadows and chateaux, pass across the moving scene, out of which the whistling of locomotives throws sharp notes. These faint, piercing sounds, together with the yelping and barking of dogs, are the only noises that reach one through the depths of the upper air. The human voice cannot mount up into these boundless solitudes. Human beings look like ants along the white lines that are highways; and the rows of houses look like children's playthings.

    Dog   Children   Moving  
    Alberto Santos-Dumont, (2013). “My Air-Ships”, p.24, Read Books Ltd
  • Now my playmates never failed to wink and smile mockingly at me when one of them called 'Man flies!' for at the word I would always lift my finger very high, as a sign of absolute conviction; and I refused with energy to pay the forfeit. The more they laughed at me, the happier I was, hoping that some day the laugh would be on my side.

    Men   Laughing   Energy  
  • To propel a dirigible balloon through the air is like pushing a candle through a brick wall.

    Wall   Air   Pushing  
  • The balloon seems to stand still in the air while the earth flies past underneath.

    Past   Air   Earth  
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