Top 10 Quotes by John Glenn

John Glenn

All I can tell you is I feel 100 percent better than I did one week ago at this time, ... I was scared. I was really excited for John, but now I can say day after tomorrow I'm going to be able to touch him. That's very, very special to me.

John Glenn
To look out at this kind of creation out here and not believe in God is to me impossible, ... It just strengthens my faith. I wish there were words to describe what it's like.
John Glenn

We used to joke about canned men, putting people in a can and seeing how far you can send them and bring them back. That's not the purpose of this program... Space is a laboratory, and we go into it to work and learn the new.

John Glenn
I think we have the opportunity here of doing some great things for this country, ... I think through the years, over the past dozen years or so, the pernicious influence of money in political campaigns has become just intolerable. I think we have to correct it and these hearings are going to be the most definitive set of hearings to lay the informational base to really do a good campaign finance reform.
John Glenn

My brother and I both had a very similar response, ... We were 100 per cent against it. It's kind of like 'been there, don't want to do that again.'

John Glenn
When others kid me about being bald, I simply tell them that the way I figure it, the good Lord only gave men so many hormones, and if others want to waste theirs on growing hair, that's up to them.
John Glenn

You don't need a walker up here and you don't need to worry about osteoporosis or a cane or anything like that, because you just float across the room,

John Glenn
a little more relaxed day up here.
John Glenn

I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.

John Glenn
largely an opportunity lost.