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John L. Phillips Quotes and Sayings

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The Space Shuttle will stop directly below the Space
Station and Sergei and I will be looking out two different
windows looking straight down at the Space Shuttle.
- John L. Phillips

It took me a long time to get selected as an astronaut.
In fact, I applied for 20 years before I was selected.
- John L. Phillips

We would like to carry out 100 percent,
or maybe more, of our scientific program;
I would like to devote some of my spare time toward extra scientific work.
- John L. Phillips

There weren't any astronauts until I was about 10.
Yuri Gagarin went into space right around my 10th birthday.
- John L. Phillips

 

It so happened that my goals kind of matched my career
progression toward becoming an astronaut.
- John L. Phillips

A civilization that only looks inward will stagnate.
We have to keep looking outward; we have to keep finding
new avenues for human endeavor and human expression.
- John L. Phillips

Every day, we get a little bit closer to the kind of
expertise and the kind of experience we're going to need to go there.
I'd love to be the guy walking on Mars.
- John L. Phillips

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My dad served in two wars has been flying airplanes for 60 years now.
He was certainly quite an inspiration.
- John L. Phillips

I think it's going to be a very important,
unique data set in terms of measuring the behavior
of your lower body in space and trying to figure out
what we can do to preserve bone and muscle density.
- John L. Phillips

I never made a career decision based solely on my desire to be an astronaut.
I attended the Naval Academy because I wanted to be a Navy pilot.
I majored in math because math had always come pretty
easily to me and I liked it.
- John L. Phillips

Small samples in the centrifuge will spin at varying
rates to create synthetic gravity,
like the gravity of Mars or the gravity of the moon,
and measure how the specimens respond within the centrifuge.
- John L. Phillips

Since the Columbia accident, the Russian space agency,
or the Russian space program, has been literally carrying
the load bringing us all the supplies we need on the Progress vehicle,
smaller amounts on the Soyuz vehicles.
- John L. Phillips

After assembly complete, when we have a larger crew on orbit,
a more complex vehicle, more laboratories and more robot arms,
maybe we'll have room for specialists.
But right now we don't.
- John L. Phillips

Researchers can measure what kind of angles your legs
take up during the day when they're just trailing around
behind you in weightless conditions,
and what kind of impacts you feel during your exercise.
They're going to compare that with what we do on the ground.
- John L. Phillips

We're going to be focusing our science on things that
will take us farther and longer into space.
For many of those experiments, the crew members are human guinea pigs,
which is fine; that's part of my job.
I don't mind being a human guinea pig.
- John L. Phillips

In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage.
Ships were lost and brave people were killed,
but that doesn't mean we never went back to that part of the world again,
and I consider it the same in space exploration.
- John L. Phillips

If I wasn't doing this kind of exploration,
I'd like to be doing some other kind of exploration.
It might be more risky, or less risky,
but, in the business of exploration,
risk is part of the territory.
- John L. Phillips

Even with only two people on board, where maintenance
is a large piece of our working day,
we still have time to do scientific research.
We have to be ready to support those Shuttle visits
in a lot of different ways.
- John L. Phillips

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Your sacred space is where you can
find yourself again and again.
- Joseph Campbell

I am unique in all time and space.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our relationships live in the space between us which is sacred.
- Martin Buber

Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
- Anais Nin

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sites need to be able to interact in one single,
universal space.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise,
a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
- Ansel Adams

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Music was my refuge.
I could crawl into the space between the notes and
curl my back to loneliness.
- Maya Angelou

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger.
- Allen Klein

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

I had more clothes than I had closets,
more cars than garage space, but no money.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture.
It is not the physical statement of the structure so
much as what it contains that moves us.
- Arthur Erickson

Building one space station for everyone was and is insane:
we should have built a dozen.
- Larry Niven

As a designer, the mission with which we have been charged is simple:
providing space at the right cost.
- Harry von Zell

I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel.
- E. B. White

For NASA, space is still a high priority.
- Dan Quayle

To me, a building - if it's beautiful -
is the love of one man,
he's made it out of his love for space,
materials, things like that.
- Martha Graham

Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
- Philip Johnson

I think space exploration is very important.
I think there is very intelligent life on Mars.
I believe that Martians are spying on us from the bottom of the ocean.
- Annabella Sciorra

As soon as I can afford a studio space,
I'll paint again.
- Max Cannon

I do know what my family has done for me,
but they do need to give me some space to let me be myself.
There would be some things I would handle differently.
- Kim Wilde

It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and
realize that one's safety factor was determined by
the lowest bidder on a government contract.
- Alan Shepard

America has tossed its cap over the wall of space.
- John F. Kennedy

The space shuttle has been a fantastic vehicle.
It is unlike any other thing that we've ever built.
Its capabilities have carried several hundred people into space.
- Robert Crippen

There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound,
and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened.
- Charles Baudelaire

I always wanted to be a cowboy, and Jedi Knights are
basically cowboys in space,
right?
- Liam Neeson

But I have to add - and this answers your other question -
this catholicity in time and in space is only meaningful for me if there is,
at the same time, a concentration on the Gospel.
- Hans Kung

Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral,
and the cathedral will be more closely packed with
sand than space is with stars.
- James Jeans

I wouldn't know a space-time continuum or warp core
breach if they got into bed with me.
- Patrick Stewart

If someone comes up to me, 90 percent of the time it's about Office Space.
- Gary Cole

Circles create soothing space, where even reticent
people can realize that their voice is welcome.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I could have gone on flying through space forever.
- Yuri Gagarin

San Francisco lags behind other communities in providing a vital,
vibrant and ecologically sustainable urban canopy,
as well as open space in the city.
- Gavin Newsom

Now we are flying off into outer space,
there is no clear curb on what can be done in the name of the economy.
- Susan George

You know what I would like to do: make a film with
actors standing in empty space so that the spectator
would have to imagine the background of the characters.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

One cannot set out to make a work that's spiritual.
What is a contemporary iconography for the spiritual? Is it some fuzzy space?
- Anish Kapoor

Roman civilization had achieved, within the bounds of its technology,
relatively as great a mastery of time and space as we have achieved today.
- Arthur Erickson

We have played a critical role in meeting the new safety standards.
The Canadian space industry contributed new tools that
make the inspection of the space shuttle possible.
- Marc Garneau

Juggling is sometimes called the art of controlling patterns,
controlling patterns in time and space.
- Ronald Graham

Hence, within the space of two generations there has
been a complete revolution in the attitude of the trades-unions
toward the women working in their trades.
- Florence Kelley

I love building spaces: architecture,
furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion.
The development procedure is more tactile.
It's about space and form and it's something you can share with other people.
- Donna Karan

Man must be in space - that is what we are destined for.
There is nothing else that we can do.
- Majel Barrett

Space, and space again, is the infinite deity which
surrounds us and in which we are ourselves contained.
- Max Beckmann

If we stop exploring space, we're going to lose the
same part of us that found vaccines and penicillin,
the part that searches for cures to cancer and AIDS.
- Corbin Bernsen

When many astronauts go to space, they see the insignificant
size of the earth and vastness of space,
and they become very religious, because they have seen the Signs of Allah.
- Cat Stevens

Creation is all space, all time - all things past,
present, and future.
- Matthew Fox

Space is to place as eternity is to time.
- Joseph Joubert


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