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Neil Armstrong Quotes


An American aviator and a former astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, and United States Naval Aviator. He was the first person to set foot on the Moon.
(1930 - )

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As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
 

Fear is not an unknown emotion to us.
[Fear]
 

Geologists have a saying - rocks remember.
 

Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird.
 

Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.
 

Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.
 

I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine.
 

I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
 

I fully expected that, by the end of the century, we would have achieved substantially more than we actually did.
 

I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.
 

I put up my thumb and it blotted out the planet Earth.
 

I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
 

I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful.
 

If that's there, I believe that technology will probably step up to their part of it.
 

In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.
 

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
 

It's a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It's an interesting place to be. I recommend it.
 

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
 

Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying.
 

Research is creating new knowledge.
 


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