Find the best collection of quotes by American engineer and former astronaut Buzz Aldrin.

Buzz Aldrin quotes and sayings

  • I think humans will reach Mars, and I would like to see it happen in my lifetime.
  • If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger.
  • No dream is too high for those with their eyes in the sky.
  • Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. I am the first man to piss his pants on the moon.
  • Exploration is wired into our brains. If we can see the horizon, we want to know what’s beyond.
  • Kids, help your parents if they don’t know how to use a smartphone.
  • My Sunday mornings are spent in a recovery meeting in Pacific Palisades.
  • I still say, ‘Shoot for the moon; you might get there.
  • Knowledge of the past and an optimistic view of the present give you great opportunities.
  • The universe is the way it is. It’s not going to be changed by supplications.
  • History gets reinterpreted as time goes on. Many times, the participants are lost in the retelling of the story.
  • We feel that this stands as a symbol of the insatiable curiosity of all mankind to explore the unknown.
  • We need to have people up there who can communicate what it feels like, not just pilots and engineers.
  • The way I see it, what is going to come out of the moon activities is a respect for U.S. leadership.
  • We can’t start over and develop a Saturn 5-type vehicle from scratch.
  • I remember it was hard to believe that I was taking a step onto the lunar surface.
  • To me, money is a commodity that a person must have to function, not a goal in itself.
  • I realize that my life is not the common ordinary person.
  • Not everyone will understand this need for America to lead the world in space.