"l'm gonna build a rocket.
Well, I'm not sayin' it's gonna go up in space or anything...
but I'm gonna do it.
I'm gonna build a rocket."
"Sometimes you really can't listen to what anybody else says.
You just gotta listen inside."
"Coal mining may be your life,
but it's not mine.
I'm never going down there again.
I wanna go into space."
"I may not be the best,
but I come to believe that I got it in me to be somebody in this world.
And it's not because I'm so different from you either,
it's because I'm the same.
I mean, I can be just as hard-headed, and just as tough.
I only hope I can be as good a man as you.
Sure, Wernher von Braun is a great scientist? but he isn't my hero."