That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
I believe that every human has a finite amount of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.
We had hundreds of thousands of people all dedicated to doing the perfect job, and I think they did about as well as anyone could ever have expected.
I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
I fully expected that, by the end of the century, we would have achieved substantially more than we actually did.
The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel.
In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
I am comfortable with my level of public discourse.
Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.