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Here I am at the turn of the millennium and I'm still the last man to have walked on the moon, somewhat disappointing. It says more about what we have not done than about what we have done.
O, how glorious would it be to set my heel upon the Pole and turn myself 360 degrees in a second!
Some astronauts describe the routine flushing of urine into space, where the freezing temperatures turn the droplets into a cloud of bright, drifting crystals, as being among the most amazing sights they saw on an entire voyage.
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!'
When a child is born, it's born with a heart of gold, but the way of this world can turn that heart cold. I'm still a good person, and I thank God for that - He's working with me on it.
I know this may come as a shock to most of you, but I've decided to quit acting. I will not be auditioning for anything anymore, and if I get offered something like a role in a movie or a commercial or something, I will graciously turn it down. It's been great, but its just not for me anymore.
I call my life a beautiful mess and organised chaos. It's just always been like that. My entire life things have been attracted to me and vice versa that turn into chaotic nightmares or I create the chaos myself.
God knows what we are going through when we grieve, and He wants to assure us of His love and concern. He also wants us to turn to Him and bring our heartaches and burdens to Him.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
We don't want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people into complacency and dependence.
You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone, and not everyone is going to be an entrepreneur, but women who turn to business, turn to economics, because there are people depending on them, I think that their creativity, their resilience, their spirit, embody what's best about entrepreneurship.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in this treasure house, the Bible?
Queen Elizabeth II
In the past I have defended the right of the IRA to engage in armed struggle. I did so because there was no alternative for those who would not bend the knee, or turn a blind eye to oppression, or for those who wanted a national republic.
If you turn the other cheek, you can be enslaved for 1,000 years.
I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
There's a certain logic to avoiding the haters, but as a strategy, it's utterly flawed. When you turn off the feedback, you lose the benefits as well as the drawbacks. It's like having a sore finger and cutting off your arm.
Kids are smart. Knowledge is power. Let them figure things out. Don't turn into that grown-up who they won't come to.
The worse a situation becomes the less it takes to turn it around, the bigger the upside.
We turn the Cube and it twists us.
If you're a pioneer and you come up with something that can change the world and you turn round and say 'I'm not going to share this idea with anyone,' then you only impact the few and not the many.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
Once the herd starts moving in one direction, it's very hard to turn it, even slightly.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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