John Glenn

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John Glenn

John Glenn

I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.More John Glenn [08/19/2011 08:08:04]
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.More John Glenn [08/19/2011 08:08:15]
This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century.More John Glenn [08/19/2011 08:08:38]
I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century. We've talked about it before and speculated about it, and it finally has occurred. We hoped we could push this day back forever.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is still no cure for the common birthday.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Too many people, when they get old, think that they have to live by the calendar.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We (the DOE) are poisoning our people in the name of national security.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When others kid me about being bald, I simply tell them that the way I figure it, the good Lord only gave men so many hormones, and if others want to waste theirs on growing hair, that's up to them.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was sold on flying as soon as I had a taste for it.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are times when you devote yourself to a higher cause than personal safety.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The moment of twilight is simply beautiful.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind - every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If there is one thing I’ve learned in my years on this planet, it’s that the happiest and most fulfilled people I’ve known are those who devoted themselves to something bigger and more profound than merely their own self interest.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I suppose the one quality in an astronaut more powerful than any other is curiosity. They have to get some place nobody's ever been.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We have an infinite amount to learn both from nature and from each other.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You know, old folks can have dreams, too, as well as young folks, and then work toward them. And to have a dream like this come true for me is just a terrific experience.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think a mentor gets a lot of satisfaction in a couple of ways. They're doing something constructive, so they feel good about that. And when they see the results of this, with the young people they're working with, it's very, very rewarding.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We used to joke about canned men, putting people in a can and seeing how far you can send them and bring them back. That's not the purpose of this program... Space is a laboratory, and we go into it to work and learn the new.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To get your name well enough known that you can run for a public office, some people do it by being great lawyers or philanthropists or business people or work their way up the political ladder. I happened to become known from a different route.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Just because I'm 77 doesn't mean I don't have a dream.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Americans just want us to... not be concerned if they can be constitutionally justified... Why, if we had to do that we could not pass most of the laws we enact around here.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
By its very definition, civic responsibility means taking a healthy role in the life of one's community. That means that classroom lessons should be complemented by work outside the classroom. Service-learning does just that, tying community service to academic learning.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To sit back and let fate play its hand out and never influence it is not the way man was meant to operate.More John Glenn [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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