Sputnik Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 33 Quotes About Sputnik

#1. And I really wanted to see you, too," she said. "When I couldn't see you any more, I realized that. It was as clear as if the planets all of a sudden lined up in a row for me. I really need you. You're a part of me; I'm a part of you. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#2. Sometimes you're just the sweetest thing. Like Christmas, summer vacation, and a brand-new puppy rolled into one. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#3. The Sputnik is just to me like a firework, a rocket, a new invention. - Author: Malcolm Muggeridge
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#4. MEN WALK ON THE MOON. To me, this speaks of a time when America wasn't just about the almighty buck. The Russians had put up Sputnik, and the U.S. would not be outdone. I admire that about the American spirit. There's only one spot in history for the first ever of anything. - Author: Nathan Fillion
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#5. You have to love someone to yell at them so intensely; you have to care so unbelievably much that your anger explodes and burns across the sky like the Soviet's Sputnik. - Author: Jillian Cantor
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#6. For days after the launch, Sputnik was a wonderful curiosity. A man-made moon visible by ordinary citizens, it inspired awe and pride that humans had finally launched an object into space. - Author: David Hoffman
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#7. As I've said, ARPA had been created in response to Sputnik, and one of its key organizing principles was that collaboration could lead to excellence. - Author: Ed Catmull
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#8. To say that Sputnik gave rise to some concern in the United States would be the understatement of the century. The truth is that the US went apeshit - Author: John Naughton
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#9. What I've written here is a message to myself. I toss it into the air
like a boomerang. It slices through the dark, lays the little soul of
some poor kangaroo out cold, and finally comes back to me.
But the boomerang that returns is not the same one I threw.
Boomerang, boomerang. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#10. Sputnik quickly became one of the three great shocks to hit America - historians say the equal of Pearl Harbor or 9/11. - Author: David Hoffman
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#11. Any story worth telling is worth embellishing. - Author: Sputnik Monroe
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#12. Win if you can, lose if you must, always cheat, and if you have to leave the ring, leave tearing it down. - Author: Sputnik Monroe
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#13. Do you know what 'Sputnik' means in Russian? 'Travelling companion'. I looked it up in a dictionary not long ago. Kind of a strange coincidence if you think about it. I wonder why the Russians gave their satellite that strange name. It's just a poor little lump of metal, spinning around the Earth. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#14. 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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#15. American greatness was elevated significantly after Sputnik. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#16. Alan shrugged. "I love the CBC, really, but being voted its president - " "Co-president," Sputnik corrected. " - is kind of like being declared King of Nerds." "Co-king," Sputnik asserted. - Author: J.M. Richards
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#17. I was only eight when Sputnik was launched, and at that age the boundary between science and fiction is pretty blurry. Whichever way the process ran, I've been a fan of science and SF ever since. - Author: Edward M. Lerner
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#18. This is the band Radical Posture, and my name is Alexei Yuri Gagarin Siege of Stalingrad Glorious Five-Year Plan Sputnik Pravda Moscow Dynamo Back Four Balowski. Me Dad was a bit of a Communist, know what I mean? - Author: Alexei Sayle
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#19. Sometimes I feel so- I don't know - lonely. The kind of helpless feeling when everything you're used to has been ripped away. Like there's no more gravity, and I'm left to drift in outer space with no idea where I'm going'
Like a little lost Sputnik?'
I guess so. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#20. You're optimistic one moment, only to be racked the next by the certainty that it will all fall to pieces. And in the end it does. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#21. Soon after launching Sputnik in 1957, the Russians launched Sputnik II with its passenger Laika ("Barker," also known as Little Curly), the Soviet space dog. She was a female stray found on the streets of Moscow (and those godless Soviets let her die in orbit). - Author: Lily Koppel
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#22. At the end of October 4 in 1957, when I was coming back from sea duty in the South Pacific, Sputnik went up. I realized that humans would be right behind robot aircraft or spacecraft even though I really had no plans of being in aviation or a professional aviator and certainly not in the military. - Author: Edgar Mitchell
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#23. I saw the booster, not Sputnik, flying by, and I said, maybe this is the way we should be going, not just sitting back waiting for something to happen. - Author: Wally Schirra
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#24. The first man-made satellite to orbit the earth was named Sputnik. The first living creature in space was Laika. The first rocket to the Moon carried a red flag. The first photograph of the far side of the Moon was made with a Soviet camera. If a man orbits the earth this year his name will be Ivan. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#25. I feel like I've swallowed a cloudy sky - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#26. Whether the Eisenhower administration has underestimated the American people's interest in space exploration or Truman never full appreciated MacArthur, the Soviet Union's Sputnik program has created a public spectacle that even Disney and von Braun might envy. - Author: Ken Hollings
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#27. If it looks to good to be true, then it wasn't cooked by my wife. - Author: Ian Sputnik
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#28. I was attracted to her from the first time we talked, and soon there was no turning back. For a long time she was the only thing I could think about. I tried to tell her how I felt, but somehow the feelings and the right words couldn't connect. Maybe it was for the best. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#29. The years of space flight since the orbiting of Sputnik I back in 1957 had produced many fascinating results, but they had also brought a realization of the many problems that surrounded the use of rockets for space flight. - Author: Donald A. Wollheim
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#30. I am in a slight difficulty because I find myself in a minute minority there, in that this Sputnik didn't either interest me or frighten me, but that's because I don't, you see, believe that the circumstances of life are the important thing. - Author: Malcolm Muggeridge
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#31. Even before Sputnik, scientists and policy makers worried that not enough Americans were studying science. - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#32. I never let anybody get out of there a winner. - Author: Sputnik Monroe
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#33. In order for the United States to do the right things for the long term, it appears to be helpful for us to have the prospect of humiliation. Sputnik helped us fund good science - really good science: the semiconductor came out of it. - Author: Bill Gates
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