The dreams of yesterday are the hopes of today and the reality of tomorrow.
The path of a cosmonaut is not an easy, triumphant march to glory. You have to get to know the meaning not just of joy but also of grief, before being allowed in the spacecraft cabin.
To go places and do things that have never been done before – that’s what living is all about.
Dinosaurs are extinct today because they lacked opposable thumbs and the brainpower to build a space program.
We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win.