quote by Henny Youngman

If at first you don't succeed... so much for skydiving.

— Henny Youngman

Captivate Skydiving quotations

Skydiving quote If at first you don't succeed... so much for skydiving.
If at first you don't succeed... so much for skydiving.

My time on this world is limited, but the things I can do with that time are not.

Oh I've done bungee jumping. Skydiving, I have motorcycles that I ride. I'm a little bit of an adrenaline junkie in that way.

I’m definitely a girly-girl and I love playing with fashion, but at the same time I will go skydiving with you tomorrow.

I can be a little bit outrageous. I can be a lot of things. I'm a bit of an adrenaline junkie, so I love to go out there and do kind of crazy stuff which is slightly outrageous, like bungee jumping, skydiving, surfing and that sort of stuff. But I also like to just chill with my friends and go and see movies and do normal things.


I am not afraid of much. I kill all the spiders in my house, and I'm planning to go skydiving. I am into girl power, and I'm very self-sufficient.

I believe the risks I take are justified by the sheer love of the life I lead.

If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.

I started skydiving because I loved the idea of freedom.

Love is like skydiving without a parachute.


If someone says, hey, you know, this long weekend, let's go skydiving - I would say, no, are you nuts? I'd just as soon sit down and have a cup of tea.

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.

People have always liked to be frightened.

People love to feel that jolt of adrenaline. People love roller coasters. People love skydiving. These things that really get your heart pumping, and horror films are sort of a safe way to get that rush I guess.

Overcoming fear doesn't have to be skydiving, if you're afraid of heights.

Overcoming fear is an everyday thing. We do it all day long.

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.


I had to jump out of a plane! The shoot was for an editorial for a magazine;

and it called for skydiving.

If at first you don't succeed, then drag racing isn't for you.

I didn't really because I know myself well enough to know that if I actually sit down and think about sort of I can spook myself out like anyone, you know? It's sort of like you've got to sort of jump out of the airplane when you're skydiving. If you spend 20 minutes sitting on the lip you probably won't do it.

I'm a really cautious person, so I don't let myself get into near-death experiences. I'm not into the idea of skydiving or anything.

The craziest thing I've done getting over love is skydiving.

I had a really upsetting breakup. When I broke up with my boyfriend I needed to like do something different and so I actually went skydiving to turn over a new page.


It is one thing to be in the proximity of death, to know more or less what she is, and it is quite another thing to seek her.

If skydiving were safe, the parachute center would not require you to sign a waiver.

I'm a person with a lot of affection for adventure - I scuba dive, skydive, fly helicopters.

Nearly everything that was fun, of course, was also a little dangerous: riding roller coasters, skydiving, gambling, sex.

Skydiving is something I've never done! And I am very excited to take the leap with a community of like-minded courageous women.


Skydiving is something I've never done! And I am very excited to take the leap with a community of like-minded courageous women.

And wow! Hey! What's this thing coming towards me very fast? Very very fast.

So big and flat and round, it needs a big wide sounding word like... ow... ound... round... ground! That's it! That's a good name - ground! I wonder if it will be friends with me?

I would've never dreamt that my skydive would trigger such gushing enthusiasm.

I still don't really understand exactly what I've accomplished, although I always suspected it would be a truly spectacular moment.

Obviously, you've never seen a woman skydiving in a hoop skirt.

I find skydiving really hard. I broke my back while skydiving when I was in the military, and for 18 months all my nightmares were about falling.


What the studio didn't understand is that surfing is about a billion times more dangerous than skydiving. They would not allow the boys to skydive, but they allowed us to surf in pipeline in Hawaii. Nine-hundred foot waves. So we're out there in the middle where the greatest surfers in the world surf. They have these long lenses on from the beach, so they can't see anything. They are just shooting our faces in the Point Break.

What excites me is danger! I like to do daring things.

I've bungee jumped three times. The only thing I haven't tried is skydiving.

I'm a skydiver, I race motorcycles and I enjoy the thrill of life and for me in this walk of faith there really is no greater thrill than the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in your life.

I took my fear to literal heights and went skydiving over a year ago.

It was in that moment, gazing over the precipice of the plane, when I realized what scared me the most, the unknown.

I once cured an amateur skydiver of acute acrophobia.

Now, you could say he was all right, because he was able to jump. But you could also say he was not all right, because he was so stoned he neglected to open his parachute.