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#1. No dream is too high for those with their eyes in the sky. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#2. I think the American Dream used to be achieving one's goals in your field of choice - and from that, all other things would follow. Now, I think the dream has morphed into the pursuit of money: Accumulate enough of it, and the rest will follow. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#3. Nobody cares about the bronze or silver medals. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#4. Kids, help your parents if they don't know how to use a smartphone. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#5. It was interesting to think that the very first liquid ever poured on the Moon, and the first food eaten there, were communion elements. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#6. Mars is the symbolic and totally stimulating next objective that could so dominate the next century's exploration efforts. From Mars, the resources of all the asteroids will become readily available. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#7. With his deeds, not only words, President Obama has revitalized our struggling space program. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#8. Everyone should take their hats off to Neil Armstrong. He is a humble guy who doesn't wave his own flag. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#9. Fear and worry are emotions that cloud the mind from being able to think clearly, to remember what the procedures are to deal with that emergency. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#10. Going back to the moon is not visionary in restoring space leadership for America. Like its Apollo predecessor, it will prove to be a dead end littered with broken spacecraft, broken dreams and broken policies. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#11. I don't go through life verbalizing what I feel. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#12. My Sunday mornings are spent in a recovery meeting in Pacific Palisades. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#13. Mars is much closer to the characteristics of Earth. It has a fall, winter, summer and spring. North Pole, South Pole, mountains and lots of ice. No one is going to live on Venus; no one is going to live on Jupiter. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#14. I think the climate has been changing for billions of years. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#15. Fate has ordained that the men who went to the Moon to explore in peace will stay on the moon to rest in peace. These brave men, Neil Armstrong and Edwin [Buzz] Aldrin, know that there is no hope for their recovery. But they also know that there is hope for mankind in their sacrifice. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#16. We need to have people up there who can communicate what it feels like, not just pilots and engineers. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#17. America can take man to the moon, and America can take men to Mars - and beyond. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#18. There is very little doubt, in my mind, that what the next monumental achievement of humanity will be the first landing by an Earthling, a human being, on the planet Mars. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#19. Us reaching the moon convinced Gorbachev and other leaders that the Soviet Union couldn't compete with the U.S., so they revised their agenda. But people have short memories. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#20. The much-hyped Ares 1-X was much ado about nothing. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#21. I inherited depression from my mother's side of the family. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#22. The way I see it, what is going to come out of the moon activities is a respect for U.S. leadership. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#23. To appropriately respond to an emergency requires a very clear mind, to cooly analyze what the observations are and how to fix it. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#24. Many say exploration is part of our destiny, but it's actually our duty to future generations and their quest to ensure the survival of the human species. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#25. The leader of an Earth organization who makes a commitment to history - of humans living on Earth, to begin permanent settlement/occupation of not the moon, but of another planet - this leader will have a legacy for history that will supersede Columbus, Genghis Khan or almost any recognized leader. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#26. The first human beings to land on Mars should not come back to Earth. They should be the beginning of a build-up of a colony/settlement, I call it a 'permanence'. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#27. I don't think we're going to build a 50-person spacecraft or a 100-person spacecraft. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#28. Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. I am the first man to piss his pants on the moon. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#29. Weve got to go [back to the moon]. But we dont want to stay too long ... The ultimate goal is Mars. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#30. When you're in a spacecraft, you need to know what things you can touch and what things you shouldn't touch! - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#31. Russia perhaps is still entertaining the possibility that the moons of Mars might have access to ice or water. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#32. I'm convinced that sending people to Mars is so expensive that if you go once and bring the people back and then go again and bring the people back, we're eventually going to run out of money. But what if we send people the first time and they don't come back? What if they stay there? - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#33. Because of his military service, Dad was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#34. For every winner, there's a loser. And that person didn't really need to lose. They just didn't understand the game plan. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#35. I think the people who experienced the Apollo missions came away from that experience wondering to themselves, 'When can we get a chance to experience spaceflight?' I've heard that many, many times: that people got into a new career field hoping that they would be able to experience spaceflight. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#36. We can't start over and develop a Saturn 5-type vehicle from scratch. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#37. Buzz Aldrin said something on the moon about a soft landing before 'stage-aware' Neil Armstrong said, "Houston, the Eagle has landed". People still argue about what the first words were on the moon. - Author: Ray Palla
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#38. The beauty of Hawaii probably surpasses other places. I like the Big Island and the two mountains, Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, where you can look out at the stars. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#39. There may be aliens in our Milky Way galaxy, and there are billions of other galaxies. The probability is almost certain that there is life somewhere in space. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#40. We could have human intelligence in orbit around Mars, building things there. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#41. Exploring Mars is a far different venture from Apollo expeditions to the moon; it necessitates leaving our home planet on lengthy missions with a constrained return capability. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#42. My expertise is the space program and what it should be in the future based on my experience of looking at the transitions that we've made between pre-Sputnik days and getting to the moon. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#43. Once you've been first, it cannot be done again. Not by you, not by anyone else. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#44. I want to reach a new generation. That's why I am Twittering now. I have a BlackBerry, an iPhone and a Mac. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#45. I'm probably the only one in the world you can name that's worked with Billie Holiday, Louie Armstrong, Ella, Duke, Miles, Dizzy, Ray Charles, Aretha, Michael Jackson, rappers. 'Fly Me to the Moon' was played on the moon by Buzz Aldrin. Sinatra. Paul Simon. Tony Bennett. I'm the only one. - Author: Quincy Jones
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#46. Returning to the Moon with NASA astronauts is not the best usage of our resources. Because OUR resources should be directed to outward, beyond-the-moon, to establishing habitation and laboratories on the surface of Mars that can be built, assembled, from the close-by moons of Mars. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#47. I'm not in favor of just taking short-term isolated situations and depleting our resources to keep our climate just the way it is today. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#48. You can tell I'm not too bashful about some of my feelings. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#49. We need the next generation to be motivated and to push technological boundaries, to seek out new innovations. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#50. My first inclination is to be a bit skeptical about the claims that human-produced carbon dioxide is the direct contributor to global warming. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#51. To me, money is a commodity that a person must have to function, not a goal in itself. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#52. Heavy lifting doesn't need to be heavy spending if we do the job right. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#53. There's no guarantee that the United States will be around 200 years from now. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#54. History will remember the inhabitants of this century as the people who went from Kitty Hawk to the moon in 66 years, only to languish for the next 30 in low Earth orbit. At the core of the risk-free society is a self-indulgent failure of nerve. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#55. Instead of planning the retirement of the Space Shuttle program, America should be preparing the shuttles for their next step in space: evolving, not shutting them down and laying off thousands of people. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#56. A mind concerned about danger is a clouded mind. It's paralyzing. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#57. Most people never believed in the real possibility of going to the moon, and neither did I until I was in my twenties. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#58. Maybe it was the challenge of flight, the opportunity to fly, the competition of summer camp and the inspiration and discipline of West Point. I think all of those things helped me to develop a dedication and inspired me to get ahead. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#59. A hybrid human-robot mission to investigate an asteroid affords a realistic opportunity to demonstrate new technological capabilities for future deep-space travel and to test spacecraft for long-duration spaceflight. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#60. Being first outside the spacecraft would bring much more responsibility, and I really wasn't looking for that. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#61. Mars, we know, was once wet and warm. Was it home to life? And what can living and learning to work on its rust-colored surface teach us about the future of our own planet, Earth? Answering those mysteries may hold the key to our future. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#62. It's not easy to get human beings into orbit. So far only three nations have been able to do that, with all the resources that they put together. And I'm just a little skeptical that that's going to be done by the private sector without making use of what has been done by the government. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#63. You can never tell when a commercial space venture will suddenly become viable. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#64. Bravery comes along as a gradual accumulation of discipline. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#65. Having walked on the Moon, I know something about what we need to explore, really explore, in space. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#66. I remember it was hard to believe that I was taking a step onto the lunar surface. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#67. Some things just can't be described. And stepping onto the moon was one of them. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#68. Like actors and writers who are on and off again in terms of employment, I had a very unstructured life. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#69. Retain the vision for space exploration. If we turn our backs on the vision again, we're going to have to live in a secondary position in human space flight for the rest of the century. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#70. My first biography written in '73 was not 'Journey To The Moon.' It was 'Return To Earth.' Because for me, that was the more difficult task - disappointment. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#71. Knowledge of the past and an optimistic view of the present give you great opportunities. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#72. I came to dedicate my life to opening space to the average person and crafting designs for new spaceships that could take us far from home. But since Apollo ended, such travels were only in our collective memory. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#73. For a million dollars, the Russians would take two people, a million apiece, around the moon and back. However, stories, videos that come from the space station, and other people, are a great inspiration to young people for an exciting career field. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#74. I know: If you're looking down at Earth, you're looking through an atmosphere that has a bit of haze in many places and not just occasional clouds. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#75. I failed music when I was a teenager. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#76. The big companies are the private industry. But they're faced with a short-term need to show a profit in short-term. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#77. Whenever I gaze up at the moon, I feel like I'm on a time machine. I am back to that precious pinpoint of time, standing on the foreboding - yet beautiful - Sea of Tranquility. I could see our shining blue planet Earth poised in the darkness of space. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#78. I think there would be no shortage of applicants to the government astronaut corps to be settlers on the planet Mars. And I think this would be very inspiring. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#79. I'm in favor of changing the destination of humans. There are a lot of manned missions that can be done, but not in the direction of the moon. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#80. Not everyone will understand this need for America to lead the world in space. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#81. I've been to the Titanic in a yellow submarine and the North Pole in a Russian nuclear ice breaker. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#82. I think both the space shuttle program and the International Space Station program have not really lived up to their expectations. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#83. I am excited to think that the development of commercial capabilities to send humans into low Earth orbit will likely result in so many more Earthlings being able to experience the transformative power of space flight. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#84. I was motivated to improve the U.S. strategy of going back to the moon in 1985. That's a long time ago. Going back to the moon would be a great achievement for tourism adventure flights. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#85. Just as Mars - a desert planet - gives us insights into global climate change on Earth, the promise awaits for bringing back to life portions of the Red Planet through the application of Earth Science to its similar chemistry, possibly reawakening its life-bearing potential. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#86. The purpose of going to Mars is for humans to first begin to occupy, permanently, another planet in the solar system. The astronauts or pilgrims, whatever you might call them, are going to be very historically unique human beings. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#87. Sending a couple of guys to the Moon and bringing them back safely? That's a stunt! That's not historic. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#88. There were about six years when there was not one American who went into space. We shouldn't do that again. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#89. I think humans will reach Mars, and I would like to see it happen in my lifetime. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#90. I think I need to continue to think and plan and marry all of the different things that we could do that make transportation in space from the earth to the space station, from the earth to the moon to space stations around the moon to visiting an asteroid. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#91. NASA's been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve, and it's sad that we are turning the program in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation it provides to young people. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#92. There are many people talking about access to space and, 'How can we make that cheaper? How can we turn that into a Southwest Airlines versus the big airlines?' - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#93. Who put their foot in the Missouri River first: Lewis or Clark? Who cares! - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#94. Look at what Silicon Valley has done - the advance of computers. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#95. Certainly, I've never wanted to live on past achievements. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#96. It's been one of the greatest challenges that ever came along in my life; it was one of the more difficult things to do. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#97. When I was a little kid, we only knew about our nine planets. Since then, we've downgraded Pluto but have discovered that other solar systems and stars are common. So life is probably quite prevalent. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#98. Let's not spend resources that we don't need to be sending astronauts back to the moon. Let's not spend expensive resources on bringing people who have reached Mars back again. Prepare them to become a growing colony. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#99. I suggest that going to Mars means permanence on the planet - a mission by which we are building up a confidence level to become a two-planet species. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#100. The guys who walk on Mars are going to be historic. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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