5 Best Neil Armstrong Quotes

Neil Armstrong had passed away. One of the most iconic characters of our times has died at the age of 82 and apart from the wonderful legacy he left us much wisdom. We all know his most famous words: “This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” But Neil Armstrong left us many more interesting quotes.

1.

The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited.

2.

Yeah, I wasn’t chosen to be first. I was just chosen to command that flight. Circumstance put me in that particular role. That wasn’t planned by anyone.

3.

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.

4.

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.

5.

And my personal favourite…
I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

This post was created by a user and has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

Facebook Conversations
          
    Hot Buzz

    Here’s What Happens When Adults Draw Themselves With Their Wrong Hands

    collection

    The First “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Trailer Is Finally Here

    trashy
    Now Buzzing