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“There is still no cure for the common birthday.”
John Glenn
“As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind - every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.”
John Glenn
tags: humor
“I guess the question I'm asked the most often is: "When you were sitting in that capsule listening to the count-down, how did you feel?" Well, the answer to that one is easy. I felt exactly how you would feel if you were getting ready to launch and knew you were sitting on top of two million parts -- all built by the lowest bidder on a government contract.”
John Glenn
“Love is a combination of friendship, passion, and respect.”
John Glenn, John Glenn: A Memoir
“To look out at this kind of creation out here and not believe in God is to me impossible.”
John Glenn
“We are more fulfilled when we are involved in something bigger than ourselves.”
John Glenn
“When you're a combat pilot, you believe you're the best in the air. If you do, you're not cocky, you're combat-ready. If you don't, you'd better find another line of work.”
John Glenn, John Glenn: A Memoir
“The moment of twilight is simply beautiful.”
John Glenn, Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight
“The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel. John Glenn”
John Glenn
“Fear connotes something that interferes with what you’re doing.”
John Glenn
tags: fear

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