Quotations About / On: STAR
‘I wonder if the star will shine again as it did before the mishap, '
(Comment on Oscar Pistorius, following the report that he's ready to start training in order to start competing again:)
N Nkuna,15 April 2013
The invisible vine of heaven... on it grow endless large brightberried stars
Most can from the apple tree pick spies.
Only God can pluck blazing stars
from the skies
Little Tree, Little Tree, I wonder where you are
to thank you for the sweet pink fruit you did weave
from distant star.
Do not chase after thes stars! when, you cannot fly.
... a country encapsulates our childhood and those lanes, byres, fields, flowers, insects, suns, moons and stars are forever reoccurring.
(Edna O'Brien (b. c. 1932), Irish author; relocated to England. Mother Ireland, ch. 7 (1976).)
As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthlessand absolutely essential.
(William Goldman (b. 1931), U.S. screenwriter, novelist. Adventures in the Screen Trade, ch. 1 (1983).)
You're not a star until they can spell your name in Karachi.
(Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957), U.S. screen actor. Quoted in David Brown, Star Billing, p. 5 (1985).)
Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face.
(Arthur Koestler (1905-1983), Hungarian-born British author. New York Times (July 21, 1969).
On the first moon-landing.)
Astrology: do we make a hullabaloo among the stars, or do they make a hullabaloo down here?
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)