Starfish Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old starfish quotes, starfish sayings, and starfish proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Like a starfish, the heart endures its amputation.     

Gail Caldwell

But it is just two lovers, holding hands and in a hurry to reach their car, their locked hands a starfish leaping through the dark.     

John Updike

Never ask a starfish for directions.     


Her fingers moved among barnacles and mussels, blue-black, sharp-edged. Neon red starfish were limp Dalis on the rocks, surrounded by bouquets of stinging anemones and purple bursts of spiny sea urchins.     

Janet Fitch

Starfish. Every life form seems to reach out to its own kind in order to, not just survive but to flourish.     

Linda Maxwell