"But I'm the only one who can paint the moon, because I'm the only one who knows whether that's right or not"
- Alan Bean
About this Quote
In this quote, Alan Bean is mentioning that due to the fact that he has actually literally been to the moon, he has an unique understanding and point of view of what it truly looks like. For that reason, just he can accurately paint a depiction of the moon because he is the only one who understands if it is proper or otherwise.
"Now I'm way into suits that I can put on whether I took a shower or not, and wear barefoot and paint my toes black or whatever color the suit is. It's very cool to wear suits like that. Roll up the sleeves and just say yee-haw"