David M. Brown quotes

  • As much as we've enjoyed it up here, we're also starting to look forward to seeing all the people back on Earth that we miss and love so much.
    -- David M. Brown

    #People #Missing #And Love

  • I remember growing up thinking that astronauts and their job was the coolest thing you could possibly do... But I absolutely couldn't identify with the people who were astronauts. I thought they were movie stars.
    -- David M. Brown

    #Jobs #Stars #Growing Up

  • As a physician and as a pilot, I think it lets me be a pretty good translator having one foot in the medical world and one foot in the flying world. Sometimes when the medical guys come in and speak medical stuff to the pilots, the pilots really don't know what they're saying.
    -- David M. Brown

    #Thinking #Feet #Guy

  • Although as a boy I had dreamed about going into space, I had completely forgotten about that until one day I received a call from an astronaut, who suggested that I should join the program.
    -- David M. Brown

    #Boys #Space #One Day

  • The views of the Earth are really beautiful. If you've ever seen a space IMAX movie, that's really what it looks like. I wish I'd had more time just to sit and look out the window with a map, but our science program kept us very busy in the lab most of the time.
    -- David M. Brown

    #Beautiful #Space #Views

  • I was interested in flying beginning at age 7, when a close family friend took me in his little airplane. And I remember looking at the wheel of the airplane as we rolled down the runway, because I wanted to remember the exact moment that I first went flying... the other thing growing up is that I was always interested in science.
    -- David M. Brown

    #Growing Up #Airplane #Flying

  • The great thing about being an astronaut is you kind of get to do a little bit of everything. I mean, we're going to ride a rocket uphill.
    -- David M. Brown

    #Mean #Littles #Rockets

  • Ambitious and thought-provoking, Higher Education in America represents an informed and informative addition to ongoing debates at the national, state, and institutional levels about the aims higher education ought to aspire to and how best to achieve them.
    -- David M. Brown

    #America #Thought Provoking #Ambitious

  • Often we want people to pray for us and help us, but we always defeat our object when we look too much to them and lean upon them. The true secret of union is for both to look upon God, and in the act of looking past themselves to Him they are unconsciously united.

  • Universities are not here to be mediums for the coercion of other people, they're here to be mediums for the free exchange of ideas.

  • Major sports are major parts of society. It's not anomalous to have people who love sports come from other parts of that society.

  • He stopped and looked back at me "I love you too Pagan. I'll miss you. In every life.

  • God didn't miss any of us.

  • I'm always a little leery about doing shows where I'm not the headliner because when I first started playing in 1982 I opened for Missing Persons and got pelted for 45 minutes. After that, I made the decision to headline no matter what, even if I was playing to seven people. I wanted people to be there to see me.

  • We are not separate. Our sense of separateness is superficial and exist only in the physical dimension. In our human element, we are not separate; we’re very much connected. Every other human being is just as precious as we are, and worthy of as much respect and love and consideration. This understanding needs to manifest in our conduct in each moment. This is the part of the Work that will transform you.

  • The Bible calls us to love our neighbors, and to do justice and love kindness, not to indiscriminately kill one another.

  • One thing I've learned, in the face of all kinds of indignities, domestic workers take so much pride in their work and love the children they care for.

  • Let us drink together, fellows, as we did in days of yore. And still enjoy the golden hours that Fortune has in store; The absent friends remembered be, in all that’s sung or said, And Love immortal consecrate the memory of the dead.

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