Persistence without insight will lead to the same outcome. Your body is strong, but your mind is distracted.
You should always be striving for more. You should always strive to get to that next rung of the ladder. Should always just keep wanting more. But if you just spend all of your time wanting more, striving for more, you don’t spend any of your time living.
Good men die in test planes all the time. But we don’t change the whole culture of flight test ’cause good men die. We still get up there and push the envelope every single day, and maybe, maybe today’s the day you don’t come back. We all know that. It’s always there. But we get up there anyway, and we keep taking the risks.