Quotations on Stars
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That's why so many stars are making pictures in Europe today. The tax guys are making thieves out of everybody.
- Bud Abbott
(Keywords: Europe, Tax, Stars, Today)
The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Nature, Age, Stars, Sun, Years, Youth)
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
(Keywords: Power, Virtue, Heaven, Influence, Modesty, Stars, Woman)
Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help, we will always have individualists, shooting stars who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for a more profitable occupation.
- Ralph Allen
(Keywords: Policy, Help, Occupation, Painting, Stars, Will)
Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it won't keep the wise from trying.
- Harry Anderson
(Keywords: Fool, Stars, Trying)
In Harvest of Stars, there is this notion, not original with me of course, that it will become possible to download at least the basic aspects of a human personality into a machine program.
- Poul Anderson
(Keywords: Harvest, Machine, Personality, Stars, Will)
I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on... It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science.
- Poul Anderson
(Keywords: Science, First, Harvest, Obvious, Stars, Writing)
Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.
- Thomas Arnold
(Keywords: Son, Earth, Mind, Stars, Sun)
Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.
- Isaac Asimov
(Keywords: Burden, Folly, Future, Humanity, Stars, Superstition)
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- Saint Augustine
(Keywords: Men, Mountains, Ocean, Rivers, Sea, Stars, Wonder)
Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.
- Sai Baba
(Keywords: Nature, God, Glory, Night, Sky, Stars, Unity, Universe)
It is my hope that during my brief passage through this universe, that I may share with you the joy of hearing the music of the stars... knowing that the composer was from a distant place and the songs were written eons ago, which now fall gently on this place for all to hear.
- Richard H. Baker
(Keywords: Music, Hope, Hearing, Joy, May, Now, Songs, Stars, Universe)
The Sun, Moon and Stars are there to guide us.
- Dennis Banks
(Keywords: Moon, Stars, Sun)
I'm trying to build a strong business. I want to create new stars, new shows and new products for my audience and create a legacy that outlives me. There are so many other ways I want to reach women besides doing a talk show.
- Tyra Banks
(Keywords: Women, Business, Stars, Talk, Trying, Want)
Study the public behavior of top stars and you can detect a keen attentiveness to brand value.
- Peter Bart
(Keywords: Behavior, Public, Stars, Study, Value)
It is all about marketing; that is where the real craft comes in. The best actors do not necessarily become the biggest stars. And vice versa.
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: Actors, Marketing, Stars, Vice)
A lot of country pubs will receive Michelin stars.
- Heston Blumenthal
(Keywords: Country, Stars, Will)
But Hale's warning the President about going to Dallas was that there was great infighting among the members of the Democratic party and the Democratic stars in the state and he didn't want the President to become involved in a factional disagreement.
- Lindy Boggs
(Keywords: Party, President, Stars, State, Want)
I remember growing up thinking that astronauts and their job was the coolest thing you could possibly do... But I absolutely couldn't identify with the people who were astronauts. I thought they were movie stars.
- David M. Brown
(Keywords: Thought, People, Growing up, Job, Stars, Thinking)
Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.
- Les Brown
(Keywords: Moon, Stars, Will)
The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled.
- Georg Buchner
(Keywords: Eye, Pain, Sky, Stars, Tears)
Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?
- Jeb Bush
(Keywords: Beauty, Night, Space, Stars, Wonder)
One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Keywords: Courage, Man, Stars, Will, World)
Television doesn't make stars. It's the written media, the press, that makes stars.
- Chevy Chase
(Keywords: Media, Press, Stars, Television)
I might have been born in a hovel but I am determined to travel with the wind and the stars.
- Jacqueline Cochran
(Keywords: Travel, Stars, Wind)
I have considered rap music stars, and there is one in my new book, Lovers and Players, and there is also a hip-hop music mogul who I think you will like a lot.
- Jackie Collins
(Keywords: Music, Lovers, Rap, Stars, Will)
We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.
- Bette Davis
(Keywords: End, Stars, Want)
We live in a time of conflict - external and internal - when we sometimes concentrate too much on what divides us. Today, fly the Stars and Stripes with pride and confidence that what unites is far stronger.
- Charlie Dent
(Keywords: Time, Confidence, Conflict, Pride, Stars, Today)
I remember the guest stars who came, they were always trying to find a new plot for their characters because they wanted to stay. It was really a great working environment.
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Keywords: Environment, Guest, Stars, Trying)
You've got Corey Feldman doing his thing, and the problem is, they're trying to be pop stars. You can't compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music.
- Dustin Diamond
(Keywords: Music, Actors, Stars, Trying)
But that's why there are so few women stars today. Pornography has taken away the mystery.
- Irene Dunne
(Keywords: Women, Mystery, Pornography, Stars, Today)
I can't say I can foresee the future and tell the stars, you know. But I do have an understanding for my own reality, just elements and things that I've learned from.
- Jenna Elfman
(Keywords: Future, Reality, Stars, Understanding)
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands.
- Havelock Ellis
(Keywords: Moon, Stars, Sun)
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
- Henry Ellis
(Keywords: Moon, Stars, Sun)
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Man, Night, Stars, Years)
From what I've been able to determine, many of our big stars are addicted to tobacco. They want to smoke in movies for the same reason I smoked as I wrote, which is that they think their performance is going to be better.
- Joe Eszterhas
(Keywords: Movies, Performance, Reason, Stars, Want)
Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.
- Gustave Flaubert
(Keywords: Music, Dance, Speech, Stars, Will)
Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.
- Henry Ford
(Keywords: Ideas, Enthusiasm, Energy, Eyes, Stars, Will)
Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny.
- Bill Frist
(Keywords: Nature, Adventure, Americans, Commerce, Destiny, Help, Potential, Space, Stars, Tests, Will)
I thought that I was going to have to pay them to do what I wanted to do, that was how much fun I was having. You're 20 years old and you're hanging out with rock stars and going to fabulous parties, and then you talk about it!
- Daisy Fuentes
(Keywords: Thought, Fun, Old, Stars, Talk, Years)
Midwest kids got to summer camp. There is something very special about being away from your parents for the first time, sleeping under the stars, hiking and canoeing.
- Jami Gertz
(Keywords: Time, Being, First, Kids, Parents, Stars, Summer)
We see the people that have got stars in their eyes, but if you've really got what it takes, you can get from, say the beginnings, to the top in about five years.
- Trisha Goddard
(Keywords: People, Beginnings, Eyes, Stars, Years)
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Keywords: Religion, Stars, Word)
Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come, while stars grew fuller and larger all around them, and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently from nowhere in particular, came to keep them company and listen to their talk.
- Kenneth Grahame
(Keywords: Company, Moon, Stars, Talk)
A lot of very, very big stars were going down and not being seen or heard from again. Kirk took a huge chance in putting a blacklisted writer's name on the screen and somehow or other, he survived it, like he survives everything.
- Lee Grant
(Keywords: Being, Chance, Name, Stars, Writer)
A child's fear is a world whose dark corners are quite unknown to grownup people; it has its sky and its abysses, a sky without stars, abysses into which no light can ever penetrate.
- Julien Green
(Keywords: People, Fear, Light, Sky, Stars, World)
I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe.
- Brian Greene
(Keywords: Thought, Glory, Night, Sense, Sky, Stars, Universe, Wonder)
If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.
- John B. S. Haldane
(Keywords: Nature, God, Beetles, Creation, Stars, Study)
15 years later, it's all the TV stars with the film deals, whether it's the cast of Friends or That '70s Show now with Ashton and other people doing stuff.
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Keywords: People, Deals, Film, Friends, Now, Stars, Years)
Its plot is loose and tortuous and will take some time for its stars to emerge.
- Alan Hamilton
(Keywords: Time, Stars, Will)