Quotations About / On:
Night outs the stars.. they fall in love with their own light, realizing they need no other.
The sea: rocking cradle of the world.. sunset stairway to the stars..only by greatmasters trod... only written on by God.
''The sea: rocking cradle of the world.. sunset stairway to the stars..only by greatmasters trod... only written on by God.''
Do not chase after thes stars! when, you cannot fly.
... 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).)
A woman with her two children was captured on the steps of the capitol building, whither she had fled for protection, and this, too, while the stars and stripes floated over it.
(Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815-1884), U.S. journalist, author, crusader. Half A Century, pp. 148-49, Jansen, McClurg and Company, Chicago (1880).
On Washington slave trade.)
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).)
I'm going to be a great film star. That is, if booze and sex don't get me first.
(Jay Presson Allen (b. 1922), U.S. screenwriter. Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli), Cabaret (1972).)
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).)
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago ... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
(Havelock Ellis (1859-1939), British psychologist. The Dance of Life, ch. 7 (1923).)