Alan Shepard

It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.

Hercule Poirot

The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be. This need we call self-actualization.

If the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.

Abigail Adams

We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.

What is prudence in the conduct of every private family can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom.

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own necessities but of their advantages.

All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind.

When my sister and I were growing up, there was never any doubt in our minds that men and women were equal, if not more so.

Airplane!

Ladies and gentleman, this is your stewardess speaking. We regret any inconvenience the sudden cabin movement might have caused this is due to periodic airpockets we encountered. There's no reason to be alarmed and we hope you enjoy the rest of your flight. By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?

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