Neil Armstrong Quotes


29 Neil Armstrong quotes:



"This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."
"If that's there, I believe that technology will probably step up to their part of it."
"Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed."
"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind."
Author: Armstrong Quotes Category: American Astronaut Quotes Earth Quotes
"Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand."
"Research is creating new knowledge."
"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."
"Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10."
"The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited."
"Geologists have a saying - rocks remember."
"We had hundreds of thousands of people all dedicated to doing the perfect job, and I think they did about as well as anyone could ever have expected."
"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."
"Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird."
"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."



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