Quotations About / On: STAR

  • 11.
    Do not chase after thes stars! when, you cannot fly.
    (wisdom.)
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  • 12.
    ... a country encapsulates our childhood and those lanes, byres, fields, flowers, insects, suns, moons and stars are forever reoccurring.
    (Edna O'Brien (b. c. 1932), Irish author; relocated to England. Mother Ireland, ch. 7 (1976).)
    More quotations from: Edna O'Brien, childhood, forever
  • 13.
    As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless—and absolutely essential.
    (William Goldman (b. 1931), U.S. screenwriter, novelist. Adventures in the Screen Trade, ch. 1 (1983).)
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  • 14.
    You're not a star until they can spell your name in Karachi.
    (Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957), U.S. screen actor. Quoted in David Brown, Star Billing, p. 5 (1985).)
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  • 15.
    Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face.
    (Arthur Koestler (1905-1983), Hungarian-born British author. New York Times (July 21, 1969). On the first moon-landing.)
    More quotations from: Arthur Koestler, empty
  • 16.
    Astrology: do we make a hullabaloo among the stars, or do they make a hullabaloo down here?
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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  • 17.
    The sorrow of not being movie stars overwhelms millions.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, sorrow
  • 18.
    The sage as astronomer.—As long as you still experience the stars as something "above you," you still lack viewpoint of knowledge.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 5, p. 86, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Beyond Good and Evil, "Fourth Part: Maxims and Interludes," section 71 (1886).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Nietzsche
  • 19.
    I'm a bit of a P.T. Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
    (Donald Trump (b. 1946), U.S. businessman. Quoted in Observer (London, July 7, 1991). On the women in his life.)
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  • 20.
    Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon—we have the stars.
    (Casey Robinson, screenwriter. Irving Rapper. Charlotte Vale (Bette Davis), in Now, Voyager (film) (1950). The movie's title is taken from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass.)
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