Quotations About / On: STAR

  • 11.
    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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  • 12.
    The sorrow of not being movie stars overwhelms millions.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 13.
    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).)
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  • 14.
    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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  • 15.
    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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  • 16.
    Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.
    (Fred Allen (1894-1957), U.S. radio comic. Quoted in No People Like Show People, ch. 8, Maurice Zolotow (1951).)
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  • 17.
    Victorian sorrow: the stars are winking in the sky, but not for us.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 18.
    We sit in the mud ... and reach for the stars.
    (Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (1818-1883), Russian author. Narrator, "Enough," ch. 16 (1865).)
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  • 19.
    A rocket is an experiment; a star is an observation.
    (José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 51, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).)
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  • 20.
    When you wish upon a star your dreams come true.
    (Ned Washington (190l-1976), U.S. songwriter. "When You Wish upon a Star," Pinocchio, Bourne Co. (1940). Music composed by Leigh Harline (1907-1969).)
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