Quotations About / On: STAR

  • 41.
    A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.
    (Alexander Smith (1830-1867), Scottish poet. "Men of Letters," Dreamthorp (1863).)
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  • 42.
    We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lord Darlington, in Lady Windermere's Fan, act 3 (1893).)
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  • 43.
    'Listen to palms rhythm; hear the birds chirp like rock stars. Poetry is star above the rocks'
    -Matthias Pantaleon
    (Rockstar * Palms * Rhythm)
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  • 44.
    As a human efforts are made, to outshine by trying to sparkle like a star. A true star never dies without glowing endlessly. The shine will remain and also glow will last forever truly.
    (rohit sapra)
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  • 45.
    It is when we try to grapple with another man's intimate need that we perceive how incomprehensible, wavering, and misty are the beings that share with us the sight of the stars and the warmth of the sun.
    (Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 16 (1900).)
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  • 46.
    The white man's dead forget the country of their birth when they go to walk among the stars. Our dead never forget this beautiful earth, for it is the mother of the red man.
    (Seattle (c. 1784-1866), Native American chief of the Dwamish, Suquamish, and allied Indian tribes. Letter, 1854, to President Franklin Pierce, attributed to Chief Seattle. Brother Eagle, Sister Sky: A Message from Chief Seattle (1990). The letter, in which Seattle pleaded that his name should die with the ceding of the Washington State territories, was shown in 1992 to have been largely a forgery, devised by television scriptwriter Ted Perry for a historical epic in 1971.)
  • 47.
    In Washington, the first thing people tell you is what their job is. In Los Angeles you learn their star sign. In Houston you're told how rich they are. And in New York they tell you what their rent is.
    (Simon Hoggart (b. 1946), British journalist. America: A User's Guide, ch. 1 (1990).)
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  • 48.
    Unfortunately, I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
    (Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), U.S. screen actor. Marilyn: Something's Got to Give (TV program, Channel 4), broadcast (Aug. 2, 1992). Telegram, June 13, 1962, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kennedy, turning down a party invitation.)
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  • 49.
    Relying on any one disciplinary approach—time-out, negotiation, tough love, the star system—puts the parenting team at risk. Why? Because children adapt to any method very quickly; today's effective technique becomes tomorrow's worn dance.
    (Ron Taffel (20th century), U.S. writer, psychologist. Why Parents Disagree, ch. 7 (1994).)
  • 50.
    Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part of that blame and that commendation is due which is given to the actions themselves.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 59 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
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