Even if you're not an astronomy buff, you have to admit that there's something special about a sky full of twinkling stars. A starry night inspires us to reflect, dream, and hope for the future. YourDictionary's star quotes show the value of taking time to appreciate the wonders of nature.
The stars don't look bigger, but they do look brighter.
When I have a terrible need of shall I say the word religion, then I go out and paint the stars.vincent van gogh
I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.Stephenie Meyer
The quenchless stars, so eloquently bright, untroubled sentries of the shadow'y night.james montgomery
For my part, I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream in the same simple way as I dream about the black dots representing towns and villages on a map.vincent van gogh
He that strives to touch a star, oft stumbles at a straw.Edmund Spenser
Not only do we live among the stars, the stars live within us.neil degrasse tyson
There are as many stars in the universe as all the grains of sand in the beaches of the world.Gary Greenberg
We are merely the stars' tennis balls, struck and bandied which way please them.john webster
Hence Heaven looks down on earth with all her eyes.Edward Young
There is no light in earth or heaven but the cold light of stars; and the first watch of night is given to the red planet Mars.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Would that I were the heaven, that I might be all full of love-lit eyes to gaze on thee.Plato
No matter where we are, we’ll always share the same sky. We can always find each other in the same constellation.Roshani Chokshi
You may be as different as the sun and the moon, but the same blood flows through both your hearts. You need her, as she needs you...george r. r. martin
My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.john green
You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.Gary Allan
The stars are a symbol of nature's beauty and a sight to behold even if you've already seen them a million times before. Dutch post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh, best known for his masterpiece The Starry Night, found looking at a beautiful sky to be a religious-like experience. "When I have a terrible need of shall I say the word religion, then I go out and paint the stars," he said.
When you look up at the stars, you're reminded of how you are just one small person in a larger universe. You may not know what the grand plan is behind it all, but it's important to enjoy the journey just the same. Bill Watterson, creator of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, was a big believer in taking time to live in the moment. "If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently."
Looking at the stars may also inspire you to dream big when it comes to reaching your goals. As astronaut Neil Armstrong said, "Shoot for the stars but if you happen to miss shoot for the moon instead."
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