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The 54 Best Quotes About Stars

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There is nothing better than a sitting outside on a clear night and gazing at a sky full of bright, twinkling stars. It’s the perfect time to ponder the universe and reflect on your place within it.

Here we’ve pulled together the most beautiful, romantic, and meditative quotes about stars, and the mysteries of the night sky.

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

The stars are the land-marks of the universe. Sir John Frederick William Herschel

Star Stuff Carl Sagan

Stars are the daisies that be-gem
The blue fields of the sky. D.M. Moir

Not just beautiful, though–the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me. Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. Sarah Williams

If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I bet they’d live a lot different. Bill Watterson

Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Marcus Aurelius

A certain darkness is needed to see the stars. Unknown

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde

The Stars Know Your Secrets

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

You are like night, calmed, constellated. Your silence is star-like, as distant, as true. Pablo Neruda

We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust. Rumi

How is it that the sky feeds the stars? Lucretius

Stars lie hidden in your soul. Pamela Vaull Starr

I love you more than there are stars in the sky and fish in the sea. Nicholas Sparks

I deeply wished I could make the stars all come down and breathe them; disappear in them. Alfred de Musset

There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars. Jack Kerouac, On the Road

The Stars Are Restless

The stars are the street lights of eternity. Unknown

Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

All men have stars, but they are not the same things for different people. For some, who are travelers, the stars are guides. For others they are no more than little lights in the sky. For others, who are scholars, they are problems… But all these stars are silent. You-You alone will have stars as no one else has them… Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Come quickly, I am tasting stars! Dom Perignon

You must carry a chaos inside you to give birth to a dancing star. Nietzsche

My thoughts are stars I can’t fathom into constellations. John Green

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. Theodore Roosevelt

When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don’t seem to matter very much, do they? Virginia Woolf

It's All Up In The Stars

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

Every sleepy boy and girl in every bed around the world can hear the stars up in the sky whispering a lullaby. Mary Chapin Carpenter

Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love. William Shakespeare

Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars. Serbian Proverb

And at night I love to listen to the stars. It is like five hundred million little bells … Antoine de Saint Exupéry, The Little Prince

Look to the stars, let hope burn in your eyes. Muse

And as I looked at the star, I realised what millions of other people have realised when looking at stars. We’re tiny. We don’t matter. We’re here for a second and then gone the next. We’re a sneeze in the life of the universe. Danny Wallace

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars. Henry Van Dyke

If you be my star, I’ll be your sky. Unknown

It is when the streets are full of starlight that I feel most alive. Unknown

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit. Hellen Keller

Maybe that’s what life is… a wink of the eye and winking stars. Jack Kerouac

Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life. I thought of their unfathomable distance, and the slow inevitable drift of their movements out of the unknown past into the unknown future. H.G. Wells

We look up at the same stars and see such different things. Unknown

When I was young, I fell in love with the stars, and in return, they showed me the light. Unknown

Shine like stars in the Universe. Philippians 2:15

She Talks About You Like

Last night, I looked up and matched each star with a reason why I love you. I was doing great, until I run out of stars… Unknown

If I had a star for every time you brightened up my day, I’d be holding the galaxy. Unknown

Look at the stars. See their beauty. And in that beauty, see yourself. Draya Mooney

The sparkle in your eyes could make the stars jealous. Unknown

Let’s grab a blanket, run away, and watch the stars. Unknown

No one sees what is before his feet: we all gaze at the stars. Marcus Tullius Cicero

You’re my North Star when I’m lost and feeling blue. Tom Waits

The stars shine down and watch us live our little lives and weep for us… Monet Nodlehs

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