William Anders quotes

  • We came all this way to explore the Moon, and the most important thing is that we discovered the Earth.
    -- William Anders

    #Moon #Important #Earth

  • Looks like a sand pile my kids have been playing in for a long time - it's all beat up - no definition - just a lot of bumps and holes.
    -- William Anders

    #Airplane #Kids #Long

  • It's tiny out there...it's inconsequential. It's ironic that we had come to study the Moon and it was really discovering the Earth.
    -- William Anders

    #Moon #Ironic #Earth

  • Is the Moon made out of green cheese? No, it's American cheese.
    -- William Anders

    #Moon #Green #Cheese

  • You could see the flames and the outer skin of the spacecraft glowing; and burning, baseball size chunks flying off behind us. It was an eerie feeling, like being a gnat inside a blowtorch flame.
    -- William Anders

    #Baseball #Glowing #Flames

  • I think the thing that impressed me the most was the Lunar's sunrises and sunsets. These in particular bring out the stark nature of the terrain. . . . The horizon here is very, very stark, the sky is pitch black and the earth, or the moon rather, excuse me, is quite light, and the contrast between the sky and the moon is a vivid dark line.
    -- William Anders

    #Sunset #Dark #Moon

  • White in the moon the long road lies.

  • I've got some news... I'm delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child together. I wanted you to hear the news direct from me, obviously we're over the moon.

  • I'm as old as the moon and the stars, and as young as the trees and the lakes. My style comes from looking at what came before me, and from visiting a lot of places.

  • We knew it was going to be difficult to get to the moon. We didn't know how difficult.

  • When the news wants to tell you something is important, they put dramatic theme music behind it. They scare you into watching the story.

  • Life is more important than 'what film I do next.

  • Once you get the right image the details aren't that important.

  • You can't have too much of everything, you must have a balance, that's very important.

  • If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.

  • For the curse of Cain, the curse of being an outcast and a wanderer over the face of the earth has been removed...