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Wernher von Braun
Wernher von Braun
He was a German rocket scientist and astronautics engineer who was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. He developed the first practical space rockets and launch vehicles. His advancements were instrumental in space exploration and in putting the first men on the moon.
(1912 - 1977)

It would be an error to overlook the possibility that the universe was planned rather than happening by chance.
~ Wernher von Braun
We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.
~ Wernher von Braun
It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet.
~ Wernher von Braun
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
~ Wernher von Braun
One cannot be exposed to the law and order of the universe without concluding that there must be design and purpose behind it all.
~ Wernher von Braun
Everything science has taught me, and continues to teach me, strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death.
~ Wernher von Braun
My experiences with science led me to God. They challenge science to prove the existence of God.
~ Wernher von Braun
I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution.
~ Wernher von Braun
There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program - your tax-dollar will go further.
~ Wernher von Braun
Nature does not know extinction; all it knows is transformation.
~ Wernher von Braun
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.
~ Wernher von Braun
Basic research is what I am doing when I don't know what I am doing.
~ Wernher von Braun
Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft, and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.
~ Wernher von Braun
For me, the idea of a creation is not conceivable without invoking the necessity of design.
~ Wernher von Braun
Science does not have a moral dimension. It is like a knife. If you give it to a surgeon or a murderer, each will use it differently.
~ Wernher von Braun
It is in scientific honesty that I endorse the presentation of alternative theories for the origin of the universe, life and man in the science classroom.
~ Wernher von Braun

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Neil deGrasse Tyson
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There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
~ Charles Dickens
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~ George Bernard Shaw

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche
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