Tuesday, November 22, 2016

quote unquote

You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it.  From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty.  You want to grab a politician by the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, 'Look at that, you son of a bitch.'

--edgar mitchell, apollo 14 astronaut


At 8:03 PM, Blogger John B-R said...

And right after "son of a bitch" you toss en out the airlock ...

At 9:46 PM, Blogger richard lopez said...

you keed! cracking me up, john. i liked this quote attributed to another writer i just read, 'i am a pessimist, but that doesn't mean be gloomy.' let's laugh until it hurts then laugh some more. happy thanksgiving, john, give your wife, kids and grandkids hugs from me.


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