"We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Wernher von Braun on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Wernher von Braun on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Wernher von Braun on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Wernher von Braun on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Wernher von Braun on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing."
"It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet."
"For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift."