When I orbited the Earth in a spaceship, I saw for the first time how beautiful our planet is. Mankind, let us preserve and increase this beauty, and not destroy it!

โ€” Yuri Gagarin

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Looking at the earth from afar you realize it is too small for conflict and just big enough for co-operation.

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Nothing will stop us. The road to the stars is steep and dangerous. But we're not afraid . . . Space flights can't be stopped. This isn't the work of one man or even a group of men. It is a historical process which mankind is carrying out in accordance with the natural laws of human development.

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I saw for the first time the earth's shape.

I could easily see the shores of continents, islands, great rivers, folds of the terrain, large bodies of water. The horizon is dark blue, smoothly turning to black. . . the feelings which filled me I can express with one word-joy.

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To be the first to enter the cosmos, to engage, single-handed, in an unprecedented duel with nature-could one dream of anything more?

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The Earth is blue... how wonderful. It is amazing

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When they saw me in my space suit and the parachute dragging alongside as I walked, they started to back away in fear. I told them, donโ€™t be afraid, I am a Soviet like you, who has descended from space and I must find a telephone to call Moscow!

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Rays were blazing through the atmosphere of the earth, the horizon became bright orange, gradually passing into all the colors of the rainbow: from light blue to dark blue, to violet and then to black. What an indescribable gamut of colors! Just like the paintings of the artist Nicholas Roerich.

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If all those people are getting wet to welcome me, surely the least I can do is get wet too!

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I am watching the Earth. The visibility is good. I feel well and cheerful. The machine is functioning normally.

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I see Earth! It is so beautiful!

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I could have gone on flying through space forever.

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The path of a cosmonaut is not an easy, triumphant march to glory.

You have to get to know the meaning not just of joy but also of grief, before being allowed in the spacecraft cabin.

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About Yuri Gagarin

Quotes 15 sayings
Nationality Russian
Profession Astronaut
Birthday October 16

Circling the earth in the orbital spaceship I marvelled at the beauty of our planet. People of the world!! Let us safeguard and enhance this beauty-not destroy it

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I feel fine. How about you?

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