Rocket Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old rocket quotes, rocket sayings, and rocket proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Okay baby, let's take this rocket to Uranus. This hoor is perfect, and she can act as well.     

Irvine Welsh

If there’s a zeppelin, it’s alternate history. If there’s a rocketship, it’s science fiction. If there are swords and/or horses, it’s fantasy. A book with swords and horses in it can be turned into science fiction by adding a rocketship to the mix. If a book has a rocketship in it, the only thing that can turn it back into fantasy is the Holy Grail.     

Debra Doyle

The rocket was beautiful. In conception it had been shaped by an artist to break a chain that had bound the human race ever since we first gained consciousness of earth's gravity and all it's analogs in suffering, failure and pain. It was at once a prayer sent heavenward and the answer to that prayer: Bear me away from this awful place.     

Michael Chabon

It [the rocket] will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven.     

Wernher von Braun

If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.     

Sheryl Sandberg

You were gone up as a rocket, bending your passages from right to left and from left to right. In the flat projection of a spiral.     

Ezra Pound

A lustrous rocket, rising out of space. Behold the signal of the foe,' cried one.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

While the silver streamed aircraft swished like a rocket through space, but resonated like a dying man nose-dived towards the earth; as streaks of turbulent lightning struck it unexpectedly.     

Nikhil Parekh

Then soared the sudden rocket, broke in blanching showers.     

Robert Graves

Watching on tiptoe and with stifled roar to see a rocket fired or a bull slain.     

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

By day the dipping house-flag and by night the rocket's trail. As the sheep that graze behind us so we know them where they hail.     

Rudyard Kipling

Oh no no no I'm a rocket man. Rocketman burning out his fuse up here alone.     

Elton John

I'm gonna be high I'm a rocket man.     

Elton John

Take me in your arms and rocket me. Come with me. All across the universe, we will sail for the skies. Meet behind Mars.     

Cheryl Lynn

Rocket, rocket, the skins like the sun like the red colored one that they call my. Rocket, rocket, that some ancient tune that invented the moon and the stars.     

Primitive Radio Gods

You took me riding in your rocket gave me a star.     

Stevie Wonder

Coming through. Levels shifting get swift on analog sounds pounds of rocket tars.     

Kool Keith

Team Rocket blast off at the speed of light. Surrender now or prepare to fight.     


Rocket boy when are you gonna land? I said go, don't stop it, go, don't stop it.     

Liz Phair

Take a rocket ride. From the start you wanted to fly. I got the rocket and you want the ride.     


A rocket is an experiment; a star is an observation.     

Jose Bergamin

A rocket is a reed that thinks brilliantly.     

Jose Bergamin

We will never be an advanced civilization as long as rain showers can delay the launching of a space rocket.     

George Carlin

If the rocket will free man from his remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. It will open to him the gates of heaven.     

Wernher von Braun

When you launch in a rocket, you're not really flying that rocket. You're just sort of hanging on.     

Michael P. Anderson

A rocket won't fly unless somebody lights the fuse!     

Homer Hickam

The rocket worked perfectly except for landing on the wrong planet.     

Wernher von Braun

Rocket science is tough, and rockets have a way of failing.     

Sally Ride

From the moment of using rocket devices; a great new era will begin in astronomy: the epoch of the more intensive study of the firmament     

Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.     

John Carmack