Quotations About / On: STAR

  • 71.
    So that's our new flag. The thing we've been fighting for—thirteen stripes for the colonies and thirteen stars in a circle for the union.
    (Lamar Trotti (1898-1952), U.S. screenwriter, Sonya Levien, and John Ford. Dr. Petry (Russell Simpson), Drums Along the Mohawk, while the settlers watch the American flag being raised, after learning that Cornwallis surrendered to Gen. George Washington (1939). Based on the novel by Walter D. Edmonds.)
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  • 72.
    Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to enquire—in the midst of myriads of the living & the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom?
    (George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Letter, March 3, 1814, to Annabella Milbanke, later Lady Byron. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 4, ed. Leslie Marchand (1975).)
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