John Glenn Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  1. Probably, had World War II not come along and intervened, I would have tried to be a doctor. My son’s a doctor, and I still take some medical journals to this day. – John Glenn
  2. 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
  3. The conquest of space is not merely a technological project of interest to a handful of select scientists and specialists, valuable though that research and information may be. – John Glenn
  4. Old folks have dreams and ambitions too, like everybody else. Don’t sit on a couch someplace. – John Glenn
  5. There is still no cure for the common birthday. – John Glenn
  6. 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
  7. In the old days, the Soviets were using space as a selling point for communism. – John Glenn
  8. If you go to the Air and Space Museum in Washington, you can see the burn patterns on Friendship 7. – John Glenn
  9. You can always say that it was scarce dollars when Lewis and Clark wanted to go to the West Coast and explore the West. And people complained about it, I understand, from a reading of the history books. – John Glenn
  10. We’re not up there in space just to joyride around. We’re up there to do things that are of value to everybody right here on Earth. – John Glenn
  11. The best space movie in my view is ‘Apollo 13.’ That’s just the way it happened. – John Glenn
  12. 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
  13. I don’t know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets. – John Glenn
  14. Fear connotes something that interferes with what you’re doing. – John Glenn

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