Find the ultimate collection of quotes by Sally Ride who is the first American woman in space in 1983.

Popular Sally Ride Quotes & Sayings

  • If we want scientists and engineers in the future, we should be cultivating the girls as much as the boys.
  • All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary.
  • The stars don’t look bigger, but they do look brighter.
  • Our future lies with today’s kids and tomorrow’s space exploration.
  • When you’re getting ready to launch into space, you’re sitting on a big explosion waiting to happen.
  • We need to make science cool again.
  • I’ve spent my whole life not talking to people, and I don’t see why I should start now.
  • I have a lot of common sense. I know what needs to be done and how to approach it. I have an ability to work with people on large enterprises.
  • So I decided on science when I was in college.
  • One thing I probably share with everyone else in the astronaut office is composure.
  • Yes, I did feel a special responsibility to be the first American woman in space.
  • I have been a bit of a risk-taker all my life.
  • It’s well known that many girls have a tendency to dumb down when they’re in middle school.
  • On a standard space shuttle crew, two of the astronauts have a test pilot background – the commander and the pilot.
  • On both of my flights, everything went very well.
  • The space shuttle is a better and safer rocket than it was before the Challenger accident.
  • For quite some time, women at NASA only had scientific backgrounds.
  • Ever been to Disneyland? That was definitely an E ticket!
  • I can’t remember a single time [my parents] ever told me not to do something I wanted to do.
  • The food isn’t too bad. It’s very different from the food that the astronauts ate in the very early days of the space program.
  • For a long time, society put obstacles in the way of women who wanted to enter the sciences.
  • That’s something that is almost part of being human and I’m certain that will continue.

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