Trust your instincts. Don’t think, just do.[to Rooster]
This is a nice moment. Let’s not ruin it.[Ice: One last thing. Who’s the better pilot? You or me?]
Someone’s not coming back from this.
Maybe so, sir. But not today.[Hammer: The end is inevitable, Maverick. Your kind is headed for extinction.]
It’s not what I am. It’s who I am. How do I teach that?[to Ice]
Easy, Maverick. Let’s try not to get fired on the first day.
With all due respect, sir, I’m not a teacher.[to Cyclone]
I feel the need, the need for speed.
I don’t sail boats. I land on them.[to Penny]
A highly decorated captain.[Amelia Benjamin: Captain? Still?]
You don’t have time to think up there. If you think, you’re dead.[to Charlie]
When I fly, I’ll have you know that my crew and my plane come first![to Charlie]