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John Glenn

American,  Astronaut
Total Quotes : 26
Country Eastern Heading

Everywhere that Americans spread off the Eastern seaboard, heading west across this country, they put up the schoolhouse first, hired a schoolteacher, and put all the kids in school.

- John Glenn

Doing You Something

Fear connotes something that interferes with what you're doing.

- John Glenn

Cut Call Mustard

Any administration foolish enough to call ketchup a vegetable cannot be expected to cut the mustard.

- John Glenn

Late-Night Watch Movie

I do not have to watch late-night television, watch a movie, to find out what combat is like.

- John Glenn

Space Which Could

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

- John Glenn

Entertainment Which Movie

As far as entertainment, 'The Right Stuff' is a good movie. As far as a documentary of the early space days, which they purported it to be, it is not at all.

- John Glenn

Legacy Living Made

I'm not interested in my legacy. I made up a word: 'live-acy.' I'm more interested in living.

- John Glenn

Think I Think Add

I spent 23 years in the military. I think I'm in a good position to make those judgments on what is necessary in the military and what is not necessary, without buying a lot of things that would not really add to our security.

- John Glenn

Think Obligation Continue

Just to continue a space program because it's a space program? No, I don't think we have an obligation for that.

- John Glenn

Possibilities Reason Built

The space station is the most unique laboratory we've ever built. The reason we have it is to do research on materials, people, medical matters, pharmaceuticals - the possibilities are nearly endless.

- John Glenn

Pilot Fact Very

I liked flying, when I got into it, loved it. And I found I was very good at it. I'm not modest about the fact that I was a good pilot.

- John Glenn

Marine Corps Learned

One of the first things I learned in the Marine Corps is that any military mission has to be defined as precisely as you can possibly define it, and then you size the force and equipment force to accomplish that mission without fail.

- John Glenn

Thought Aviation Hooked

I was hooked on aviation, made model airplanes, and never thought I would be able to fly myself. It cost too much. But then World War II came along and changed all that.

- John Glenn

Beginning Think Means

An end of something means the beginning of something else, and I don't think that something else is going to be the death of the manned space program.

- John Glenn

Education Space Next

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.

- John Glenn

Play Been Putting

It has been my observation that the happiest of people, the vibrant doers of the world, are almost always those who are using - who are putting into play, calling upon, depending upon-the greatest number of their God-given talents and capabilities.

- John Glenn

See Astronaut Oppose

I wouldn't oppose a women's astronaut training program; I just see no requirement for it.

- John Glenn

Like Everybody Old

Old folks have dreams and ambitions too, like everybody else. Don't sit on a couch someplace.

- John Glenn

Think I Think Often

Quite often, while I'm getting up in the morning, I think my warranty is running out on these body parts because it's not working quite the way it used to.

- John Glenn

Movies Saturday Westerns

Those old westerns are the movies I grew up with on Saturday afternoons at the theater.

- John Glenn