"In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Neil Armstrong on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Neil Armstrong on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Neil Armstrong on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Neil Armstrong on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Neil Armstrong on Mahatma Gandhi
"I'm substantially concerned about the policy directions of the space agency. We have a situation in the U.S. where the White House and Congress are at odds over what the future direction should be. They're sort of playing a game and NASA is the shuttlecock that they're hitting back and forth."
"This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."
"All in all, for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, I was disappointed by the wrinkle in history that had brought me along one generation late. I had missed all the great times and adventures in flight."
"Research is creating new knowledge."
"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind."