“Dr. Grant: I have a theory that there are two kinds of boys. There are those that want to be astronomers, and those that want to be astronauts. The astronomer, or the paleontologist, gets to study these amazing things from a place of complete safety.
Erik: But then you never get to go into space.
Dr. Grant: Exactly. That’s the difference between imagining and seeing: to be able to touch them. And that’s… that’s all that Billy wanted.”
This quote strikes a chord with me, as I believe it might be true. I wonder how many other people agree? I expect Bruce Lacey might and the makers ‘The Astronaut Farmer;
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