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Marie Marvingt

  • What is everybody's business is nobody's business.

    • Marie Marvingt,
    • "The Alps in Winter, I," The (London) Times ()
  • This new sport is comparable to no other. It is, in my opinion, one of the most intoxicating forms of sport, and will, I am sure, become one of the most popular. Many of us will perish before then, but that prospect will not dismay the braver spirits. ... It is so delicious to fly like a bird!

    • Marie Marvingt,
    • in "The Sky Women," Collier's ()

Marie Marvingt, French pioneer aviator, sportswoman, inventor of ambulance airplane

(1875 - 1963)

Full name: Marie Félicie Elisabeth Marvingt.