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Sally Ride – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by Sally Ride

 

The experience of being in space didn’t change my perspective of myself or of the planet or of life. I had no spiritual experience.

– Sally Ride


The food isn’t too bad. It’s very different from the food that the astronauts ate in the very early days of the space program.

– Sally Ride


I did not come to NASA to make history.

– Sally Ride


It takes a couple of years just to get the background and knowledge that you need before you can go into detailed training for your mission.

– Sally Ride


For whatever reason, I didn’t succumb to the stereotype that science wasn’t for girls. I got encouragement from my parents. I never ran into a teacher or a counselor who told me that science was for boys. A lot of my friends did.

– Sally Ride


I liked math – that was my favorite subject – and I was very interested in astronomy and in physical science.

– Sally Ride


I was always very interested in science, and I knew that for me, science was a better long-term career than tennis.

– Sally Ride


Rocket science is tough, and rockets have a way of failing.

– Sally Ride


Science is fun. Science is curiosity. We all have natural curiosity. Science is a process of investigating. It’s posing questions and coming up with a method. It’s delving in.

– Sally Ride


So I decided on science when I was in college.

– Sally Ride


For a long time, society put obstacles in the way of women who wanted to enter the sciences.

– Sally Ride