John Glenn Quotes (49 Quotes)


    To look out at this kind of creation out here and not believe in God is to me impossible, ... It just strengthens my faith. I wish there were words to describe what it's like.

    Yes A one-word answer. I guess I should just stop there,

    All I can tell you is I feel 100 percent better than I did one week ago at this time, ... I was scared. I was really excited for John, but now I can say day after tomorrow I'm going to be able to touch him. That's very, very special to me.

    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.

    The good lord only gave men so many hormones, and if others want to waste theirs growing hair that's up to them


    I think we have the opportunity here of doing some great things for this country, ... I think through the years, over the past dozen years or so, the pernicious influence of money in political campaigns has become just intolerable. I think we have to correct it and these hearings are going to be the most definitive set of hearings to lay the informational base to really do a good campaign finance reform.

    I've read every intelligence document. I've been in every intelligence briefing. And there's nothing yet that makes me change my mind that the 1996 presidential race was not affected by the Chinese plan.

    I'm now doubled on my space time, and building up every second.

    She's rather firm in her attitude on that at the moment, ... I would imagine this would probably be my last flight. She's been through an awful lot. I owe her some consideration at this point in life I think.

    Go with me and tell a Gold Star mother her son didn't hold a job. Go to Arlington National Cemetery, watch those flags, stand there and tell me those people didn't have a job.

    We need to have a push at the point of attack on a more consistent basis. On both sides of the ball, we couldn't stop them.

    I wish that every flight received this same kind of attention. Each flight deserves it,

    Even though they are released from the prison they couldn't get a job easily, so we try to train them, such as computer training, and English courses so they could get a job easily.

    If we're just to continue with trying to see how much blood we can let out of Democrats and how much we can wound Democrats and not make it bipartisan, I'm for ending it as quick as we can end this thing, ... I think we had the opportunity to make this bipartisan.

    a very unique and inexpensive opportunity to inform ourselves and the American people about an issue that has been of serious concern to all of us.

    That was great, couldn't do any better than that wake-up this morning,

    It's an advantage up here for older folks because in Zero-G you can move around much more easily, ... I've been bumping my head a lot on things as I float around here, but that's all right.

    You don't need a walker up here and you don't need to worry about osteoporosis or a cane or anything like that, because you just float across the room,

    I think if Annie's in the back of the room, you better clear it with her,

    I've been lucky enough to have a lot of opportunities in my own life, so I'm not usually given over to much envy of other people. But for Neil, I make a big exception.

    Good for her, ... I think too many people live by the calendar and become couch potatoes. I think people should do what they want to do and what they can do.

    We were sort of feeling our way and finding out what would happen to the human body in space.

    There is not anything like a broken hip or anything like that, and if you have trouble sleeping at night, why it's no problem because there's another one coming up in 45 minutes.

    I don't have any quarrel with sending written questions or submitting whatever kind of testimony they want over there are the White House. That's up to the president,

    I've snuck up there and sat down a couple of times just to see what it feels like, I must admit, ... Would I like to have a chance to be in command of a flight sometime Yes. But I think I am a little old for that.

    I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.

    Glenn and Goldin emphatically denied the charge. Nothing could be further from the truth, ... I have to this day not discussed the campaign finance hearings with the president, the vice president or anyone at the White House.

    I know there's a lot of interest in this, ... But I'm here to be a working crew member, training as a working crew member, and that's exactly what I'm going to do.

    We have an infinite amount to learn both from nature and from each other

    What impresses me every time I come in and see this thing, ... is how fast aviation advanced beyond the Wright brothers. If you think it was only about 15 years until they were dog fighting over France in WWI...


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