Stars Sayings and Quotes

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

The stars are the land-marks of the universe.     

Sir John Frederick William Herschel

New stars offer to the mind a phenomenon more surprising, and less explicable, than almost any other in the science of astronomy.     

George Adams

It shows you exactly how a star is formed; nothing else can be so pretty! A cluster of vapor, the cream of the milky way, a sort of celestial cheese, churned into light.     

Benjamin Disraeli

For my part I know nothing with any certainty but the sight of the stars makes me dream.     

Vincent Van Gogh

When I consider how, after sunset, the stars come out gradually in troops from behind the hills and woods, I confess that I could not have contrived a more curious and inspiring sight.     

Henry Thoreau

It is reasonable to hope that in the not too distant future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star.     

Arthur Eddington

There wouldn't be a sky full of stars if we were all meant to wish on the same one.     

Frances Clark

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.     

William Shakespeare

The stars are the jewels of the night, and perchance surpass anything which day has to show.     

Henry David Thoreau

When it is darkest, men see the stars.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

God's promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine.     

David Nicholas

The stars are the street lights of eternity.     


If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently.     

Bill Watterson

If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and stare.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Look at the stars! Look, look up at the skies! Oh look at all the fire-folk sitting in the air! The bright boroughs, the circle-citadels there!     

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Beyond the stars there are fields of wildflowers where Gods eternal presence inspires the hungry spirit as it nourishes the soul.      

Micheal Teal

The moon is quite a show off given the chance. The stars make a sound when they shine so bright. Water so blue and so black.     

Dave Matthews

He counts the number of the stars; He gives names to all of them. Great is our Lord and abundant in strength; His understanding is infinite.      

Psalms 147:4-5

There are too many stars in some places and not enough in others.     

Mark Twain

How is it that the sky feeds the stars?     


The Sun, the stars and the seasons as they pass, some can gaze upon these with no strain of fear.     


Never judge the moon by gazing the stars.     

Lalitha Narayanan

The sun is but a morning star.     

Henry David Thoreau

The stars are the apexes of what triangles!     

Henry David Thoreau

There are so many stars shining in the sky, so many beautiful things winking at you, but when Venus comes out, all the others are waned, they are pushed to the background.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

You can feel the stars and the infinity of the sky since life, in spite of everything, is like a dream.     

Vincent Van Gogh

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground     

Theodore Roosevelt

The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The sky was clear - remarkably clear - and the twinkling of all the stars seemed to be but throbs of one body, timed by a common pulse.     

Thomas Hardy

I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.     

Galileo Galilei