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We knew it was going to be difficult to get to the moon.
by Alan Bean

We knew it was going to be difficult to get to the moon.
We didn't know how difficult.
- Alan Bean

I think everything depends on money.
- Alan Bean

History has spurts and then is steady,
and then maybe even backing up a step,
and then forward again.
- Alan Bean

The moon is very rugged.
- Alan Bean

 

I feel like there's too many paintings left unpainted
that I just don't want to take the time away.
- Alan Bean

Eventually there are going to be cities in space.
- Alan Bean

It's hard not to be excited when you're going to find
a way to land on the moon.
- Alan Bean

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One of the great things about the universe is that it's fair.
- Alan Bean

I have the nicest life in the world.
- Alan Bean

But I found that being an artist and doing accurate work is very difficult.
- Alan Bean

I found I have to stay painting.
- Alan Bean

I can remember walking on the moon.
- Alan Bean

But I'm the only one who can paint the moon,
because I'm the only one who knows whether that's right or not.
- Alan Bean

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

We knew what we were up against, but we were going to go down fighting.
Hopefully people back home remember that we got this far.
We've got nothing to be ashamed about.
- John Atkinson

I knew if I got loaded I was going away for a while.
People would say, Oh, you're just sober because you're on probation.
- Charlie Sheen

If only Tammy knew how much I really cared about her.
She has nothing to do with any of this mess.
- Jessica Hahn

I knew I was doing something right because it was selling
so I didn't want to interfere with it.
- Robert Sheckley

Nobody else knew what to do with me because big women are old.
- Camryn Manheim

You never know what you will learn till you start writing.
Then you discover truths you never knew existed.
- Anita Brookner

I did a few more plays, and then I went to L.A.,
because I knew I could get a coaching job there.
- Lee Majors

I knew from day one, the truth would prevail,
but I was so scared I didn't know what to do.
- Susan Smith

I was directing before I knew it was called that.
- Guillermo del Toro

We had literary references, so we knew what we were talking about.
We could quote things, talk about books we'd read;
you can say something,
you don't have to explain it.
- Kevin Ayers

I knew that maybe I couldn't be playing again,
but I just wanted to get in physical shape.
- Steffi Graf

We thus see that the Greeks of the early ages knew
little of any real people except those to the east
and south of their own country,
or near the coast of the Mediterranean.
- Thomas Bulfinch

Most of the auditions I went on, I passed up the projects
because I just wasn't interested.
When I read A Knight's Tale, that was that.
I knew I wanted to do this movie.
- Shannyn Sossamon

I knew nothing about film at all.
I suppose the biggest surprise is all these things.
In the theatre we sort of do, I might do two or three
key interviews and that would be it.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Thomas was my true name but everyone knew me as Mick,
except my mother, who knew me as definitely Michael.
- Thomas Keneally

I've been around where I knew other actors were going to steal the scene,
and I don't compete with them.
- Kevin Costner

Nixon did have a secret plan, and I knew that it involved
making threats of nuclear war to North Vietnam.
- Daniel Ellsberg

They knew that Roosevelt and the Democratic party made a difference on them,
on their quality of life issues, and they believed in that.
But today it is completely different.
- Richard M. Daley

But, my dear, I knew when I was a baby what I wanted to do,
and I'll tell you, kiddo, if you don't do what your heart tells you,
you'll never be real.
- Shirley Booth

You knew after eight bars that you were hearing something
just absolutely new and unique.
- Jo Stafford

If everyone really knew what a jerk I am in real life,
I wouldn't be so adored in the slightest.
- Christian Bale

I grew up in Seattle, but I always knew I wanted to leave.
- David Guterson

My dad used to say, 'You wouldn't worry so much about
what people thought about you if you knew how seldom they did.
- Phil McGraw

I never knew when I was gong to leave.
I might be walking over to a kid's house,
then of all a sudden I would just stick out my thumb
and hitchhike across three states.
- Rickie Lee Jones

Marlo taught me things I thought I knew.
- Phil Donahue

When we first broke into that forbidden box in the other dimension,
we knew we had discovered something as surprising and
powerful as the New World when Columbus came stumbling onto it.
- Ken Kesey

I was overlooked long before anyone knew who I was.
- Paul Desmond

I knew very early on that there would be quite a bit of attention:
Superman is known all over the place.
- Brandon Routh

Everything was magnificent so far, even if I knew my part of dramas.
- Jacky Ickx

He decided to plunge on with pardons over the department's objections,
or where he knew that there would be objections if
he had let career prosecutors know what he was doing.
- Barbara Olson

Two more years were to go by before I knew anything about William Blake.
Many years later, when his wife died,
my godfather gave me the two books as a remembrance.
- Laurence Housman

The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech
is the friend of change and revolution.
But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.
- Hugo Black


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