There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program -- your tax-dollar will go further.
We can lick gravity but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
Our sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one of billions of galaxies populating the universe. It would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only living beings in that enormous immensity.
It will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven.
I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution.
Basic research is what I am doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
The best computer is a man, and it's the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.
Everything science has taught me and continues to teach me strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death. Nothing disappears without a trace.
We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft ... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.
Basic research is what I am doing when I don't know what I am doing.
For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift.
Crash programs fail because they are based on theory that, with nine women pregnant, you can get a baby a month.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.