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10 Famous Quotes by Alan Shepard
11/18/1923 - 7/21/1998
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Please, dear God, don't let me fuck up.

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A-OK full go.

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I must admit, maybe I am a piece of history after all.

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I'd like to say I was smart enough to finish six grades in five years, but I think perhaps the teacher was just glad to get rid of me.

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It's been a long way, but we're here.

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You know, being a test pilot isn't always the healthiest business in the world.

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And I think that still is true of this business - which is basically research and development - that you probably spend more time in planning and training and designing for things to go wrong, and how you cope with them, than you do for things to go right.

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But when I was selected, after my very first tour of squadron duty, to become one of the youngest candidates for the test pilot school, I began to realize, maybe you are a little bit better.

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I didn't mind studying. Obviously math and the physical science subjects interested me more than some of the more artistic subjects, but I think I was a pretty good student.

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I think all of us certainly believed the statistics which said that probably 88% chance of mission success and maybe 96% chance of survival. And we were willing to take those odds.

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