A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off.
The billionth digit of pi is 9.
As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind: Every part of this capsule was supplied by the lowest bidder.
Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people.
Bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel.
A friend is a gift you give yourself.
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
An open mind collects more riches than an open purse.
Shared joy is double-joy, and shared sorrow is half-sorrow.
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.