Neil Armstrong Quotes.
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.
I put up my thumb and it blotted out the planet Earth.
Gliders, sail planes, they’re wonderful flying machines. It’s the closest you can come to being a bird.
In flying, the probability of survival is inversely proportional to the angle of arrival.
If you don’t know who you are, a university is an expensive place to find out.
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.
You’ve got to expect things are going to go wrong. And we always need to prepare ourselves for handling the unexpected.
I think if there was anything I learned from our skipper was that it’s not how you look; it’s how you perform.
Opportunities will be available to you that you cannot imagine.
All in all, for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, I was disappointed by the wrinkle in history that had brought me along one generation late. I had missed all the great times and adventures in flight.
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.
The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel.
I can honestly say – and it’s a big surprise to me – that I have never had a dream about being on the moon.
Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.