"I pick projects according to how fascinating they are to me, and it has resulted in a broad reach. My records are actually in five different sports: balloons, airplanes, airships, gliders, and sailboats."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Steve Fossett on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Steve Fossett on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Steve Fossett on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Steve Fossett on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Steve Fossett on Henry David Thoreau