Frank Borman Quotes (5 quotes)
The Growing Bankruptcy Brigade, Time magazine, October 18, 1982
“A superior pilot uses his superior judgment to avoid situations which require the use of his superior skill.”
Flying Lessons, Federal Aviation Administration, January 8, 2008
“Few tasks are more like the torture of Sisyphus than housework, with its endless repetition: the clean becomes soiled, the soiled is made clean, over and over, day after day.”
―Simone de Beauvoir
The Second Sex (1949)
“After all those years as a woman hearing 'not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough,' almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, 'I'm enough.'”
From the article "Anna Quindlen: Over 50, And Having 'Plenty Of Cake'," NPR Books, April 24, 2012
As quoted in: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780199654505
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsFrank Borman
Born: March 14, 1928 (age 90)
Bio: Frank Frederick Borman, II is a retired NASA astronaut, best remembered as the Commander of Apollo 8, the first mission to fly around the Moon, making him, along with fellow crew mates Jim Lovell and Bill Anders, the first of only 24 humans to do so.
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