Astrology quotes and Sayings – Quotations about Astrology

Astrology quotes and Sayings – Quotations about Astrology

Astrological prayers seem to me to be built on as good reason as the predictions.  Benjamin Stillingfleet

Our jovial star reigned at his birth.  William Shakespeare

A touchstone to determine the actual worth of an “intellectual” – find out how he feels about astrology.  Robert A. Heinlein

If the people were a little more ignorant, astrology would flourish…  Robert G. Ingersoll

The controls of life are structured as forms and nuclear arrangements, in a relation with the motions of the universe.  Louis Pasteur

Men should take their knowledge from the Sun, the Moon and the Stars.  Ralph Waldo Emerson





The puzzling thing is that there is really a curious coincidence between astrological and psychological facts, so that one can isolate time from the characteristics of an individual, and also, one can deduce characteristics from a certain time….  Carl Jung

The celestial bodies are the cause of all that takes place in the sublunar world.  Thomas Aquinas

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Do not Christians and Heathens, Jews and Gentiles, poets and philosophers, unite in allowing the starry influences?  Walter Scott

Astrology furnishes a splendid proof of the contemptible subjectivity of men.  It refers the course of celestial bodies to the miserable ego:  it establishes a connection between the comets in heaven and squabbles and rascalities on earth.  Arthur Schopenhauer

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It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves; we are underlings.  William Shakespeare

I don’t believe in astrology.  The only stars I can blame for my failures are those that walk about the stage.  Noel Coward

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I came into the world under the sign of Saturn — the star of the slowest revolution, the planet of detours and delays. Walter Benjamin

Figure-flingers and star-gazers pretend to foretell the fortunes of kingdoms, and have no foresight in what concerns themselves.  Roger L’Estrange

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Responsibility, n.  A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one’s neighbor.  In the days of astrology it was customary to unload it upon a star.  Ambrose Bierce

Astrology is a fact, in most instances.  But astrological aspects are but signs, symbols.  No influence is of greater value or of greater help than the will of an individual…. Do not attempt to be guided by, but use the astrological influences as the means to meet or to overcome the faults and failures, or to minimize the faults and to magnify the virtues in self.  Edgar Cayce

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No date prefixed directs me in the starry rubric set.  John Milton

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy:  the mad daughter of a wise mother.  Voltaire





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Astrologers that future fates foreshow.  Alexander Pope

At the moment I am looking into astrology, which seems indispensable for a proper understanding of mythology.  There are strange and wondrous things in these lands of darkness.  Please, don’t worry about my wanderings in these infinitudes.  I shall return laden with rich booty for our knowledge of the human psyche.  Carl Jung

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[D]reams, and predictions of astrology…. ought to serve but for winter talk by the fireside.  Francis Bacon, “Of Prophecies”

Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.  Rebecca West

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The astrologer who spells the stars, mistakes his globes, and in her bright eye interprets heaven’s physiognomies.  John Cleveland

I will look on the stars and look on thee, and read the page of thy destiny.  Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Astrology quotes and Sayings

A mind is accustomed to mathematical deduction, when confronted with the faulty foundations of astrology, resists a long, long time, like an obstinate mule, until compelled by beating and curses to put its foot into that dirty puddle.  Johannes Kepler

The stars which shone over Babylon and the stable in Bethlehem still shine as brightly over the Empire State Building and your front yard today….  Linda Goodman

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Anyone can be a millionaire, but to become a billionaire you need an astrologer.  John Pierpont Morgan

The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.  John Kenneth Galbraith

Before one accepts spirituality, astrology is very powerful, like a lion.  Then when one enters into a deeper spiritual life, astrology becomes a tiny household cat.  Sri Chinmoy

Astrology is a language.  If you understand this language, the sky speaks to you.  Dane Rudhyar

The vast majority, who believe in astrology and think that the planets have nothing better to do than form a code that will tell them whether tomorrow is a good day to close a business deal or not, become all the more excited and enthusiastic about the bilge when a group of astronomers denounces it.  Isaac Asimov

Astrologers are agreed that the squiggles called a horoscope contain some sort of message to be decoded…  Dennis Elwell

The cosmos is a vast living body, of which we are still parts.  The sun is a great heart whose tremors run through our smallest veins.  The moon is a great nerve center from which we quiver forever.  Who knows the power that Saturn has over us, or Venus?  But it is a vital power, rippling exquisitely through us all the time.  D.H. Lawrence

Failure or success seem to have been allotted to men by their stars.  But they retain the power of wriggling, of fighting with their star or against it, and in the whole universe the only really interesting movement is this wriggle.  E.M. Forster

Astrology can clear up or mix up a person as much as any other psychological, philosophical or religious mirror, a looking glass in the endless mirror hall of life.  Markku Siivola

You stars that reigned at my nativity, whose influence hath allotted death and hell.  Christopher Marlowe

[H]is gaze wandered from the windows to the stars, as if he would have read in them something that was hidden from him.  Many of us would, if we could; but none of us so much as know our letters in the stars yet – or seem likely to do it in this state of existence – and few languages can be read until their alphabets are mastered.  Charles Dickens, Edwin Drood

Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

The astronomer has a starry map of the past; the astrologer, of our futures. Terri Guillemets

Well, one gets out of bed and the planets don’t always hiss or muck up the day, each day. Anne Sexton




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