Top 10 Quotes by John Glenn

John Glenn

I have been pleasantly surprised by the outpouring of interest in this flight,

John Glenn
I suppose the one quality in an astronaut more powerful than any other is curiosity. They have to get some place nobody's ever been.
John Glenn

What this does is create such cynicism and doubt about our whole political system that's it's a dangerous thing for the future, ... That's the reason why I wanted to take the broadest possible look at this thing.

John Glenn
and I cried.
John Glenn

It's been a great ride so far, ... To be able to float around in Zero-G, I just wish everybody could experience this. The view is so hard to describe. It's moving, it's emotional, when you see the curvature of the earth.

John Glenn
a very unique and inexpensive opportunity to inform ourselves and the American people about an issue that has been of serious concern to all of us.
John Glenn

But Al brought us back,

John Glenn
If there is one thing I’ve learned in my years on this planet, it’s that the happiest and most fulfilled people I’ve known are those who devoted themselves to something bigger and more profound than merely their own self interest.
John Glenn

like a little kid.

John Glenn
To get your name well enough known that you can run for a public office, some people do it by being great lawyers or philanthropists or business people or work their way up the political ladder. I happened to become known from a different route.