30 Quotes About Stars That'll Light Up Your Life

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These Quotes About Stars Will Inspire You to Shine Bright

There's a reason stars are often brought up in love poems and romantic songs—even when everything is dark, they still shine on as if no one is watching.

They're inspiring in so many ways, which is why we often bring them up when we're experiencing some difficult times.

If the stars can shine through the darkness, so can we. So if you're dealing with a tough time in your life, reading these quotes about stars will surely help!

Best Quotes About Stars

  • "It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves." -William Shakespeare

  • "Only in the darkness can you see the stars." -Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "The stars are the landmarks of the universe." -Sir John Frederick William Herschel

  • "I will love the light, for it shows me the way. Yet I will endure the darkness, because it shows me the stars." -Og Mandino

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

  • "The stars are far brighter than gems without measure." -J. R. R. Tolkien

  • "I had always seen myself as a star; I wanted to be a galaxy." -Twyla Tharp

  • "The stars are filled with wishes made on long, lonely nights." -Christy Ann Martine

  • "Dreams are like stars—as soon as one dies, another gets brighter." -Unknown

  • "Stars can't shine without darkness." -D. H. Sidebottom

Cute Quotes About Stars

  • "The stars have always been in her eyes, and I am pretty lost in her sky tonight." -Tisha Gulati

  • "Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground." -Theodore Roosevelt

  • "As one star sinks behind the horizon, another comes into the picture." -Spencer W. Kimball

  • "Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your being." -Rumi

  • "The stars you look up to reflect what's within you." -Unknown

  • "There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars." -Jack Kerouac

  • "He looked at me like I was the stars, when all I'd ever felt like was the dark nothingness between them." -Ranata Suzuki

  • "If you'll be my star, I'll be your sky." -Unknown

  • "But are we all lost stars trying to light up the dark?" -Maroon 5

  • "My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations." -John Green

Inspiring Quotes About Stars

  • "Our bodies contain three grams of iron, three grams of bright, silver-white magnesium, and smaller amounts of manganese and copper. Proportionate to size, they are among the weightiest atoms in our bodies, and they come from the same source, a long-ago star. There are pieces of star within us all." -Vincent Cronin

  • "The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are all made of starstuff." -Carl Sagan

  • "Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet." -Stephen Hawking

  • "Shoot for the moon. And if you miss, you will still be among the stars." -Les Brown

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

  • "If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I bet they would live a lot differently." -Unknown

  • "Go out and paint the stars." -Vincent van Gogh

  • "Let's ask for the moon. We've already got the stars." -Bette Davis

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

  • "Mamoru, each and every one of us have stars in our hearts. And you know that the star is shining when you feel that heat." -Usagi Tsukino

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