JOHN GLENN. MEMORABLE QUOTES II
- There’s a lot of hope. You should run your life not by the calendar but how you feel, and what your interests are and ambitions. Old folks have dreams and ambitions too, like everybody else. Don’t sit on a couch someplace. — John Glenn after the shuttle touched down, responding to an 83-year-old reporter asking if there was hope for people of his generation.
- We are placed here with certain talents and capabilities. It is up to each of us to use those talents and capabilities as best you can. If you do that, I think there is a power greater than any of us that will place the opportunities in our way, and if we use our talents properly, we will be living the kind of life we should live. — John Glenn at NASA news conference in 1959 to introduce the Mercury 7 astronauts.
- I don’t know what you can say about a day when you see four beautiful sunsets…. This is a little unusual, I think. — John Glenn during the first orbit, 1962.
- To me, there is no greater calling, If I
can inspire young people to dedicate themselves to the good of mankind, I’ve
accomplished something. — John Glenn during an interview with the Cincinnati Enquirer in