25 Star Quotes That Are Inspirational & Thought Provoking

The very fact that there are trillions of stars in the known universe is enough to fill you with a sense of awe. Each one of these stars is glowing just like our sun and some are more than a 1000 times bigger than the sun. Just thinking about this while looking at at the night sky really does make you wonder about how big the universe really is and how little we know about this magical universe.

This article is a collection of 21 quotes on stars that are not only inspirational but also thought provoking. So let’s have a look.


“If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.”

– Bill Watterson

If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently.


“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

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


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

– Marcus Aurelius (from the book Meditations)

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


“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

– Oscar Wilde

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


“For my part, I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.”

– Van Gogh

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


“Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all.”

– Vincent Van Gogh


“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”

– Rabindranath Tagore

Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.


“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 will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.


“Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.”

– Serbian Proverb

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


“The universe and the light of the stars come through me.”

– Rumi


“Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.”

– Rumi

Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.


“Don’t underestimate the healing power of these three things: music, the ocean, and the stars.”

– Anonymous

Don’t underestimate the healing power of these three things: music, the ocean, and the stars.


“Look to the stars and from them learn.”

– Albert Einstein

Look to the stars and from them learn.


“We look at the same stars and see such different things.”

– George R. Martin


“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter. To be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simple life.”

– John Burroughs, Leaf and Tendril

To find the universal elements enough, to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life.


“Dreams are like stars. you may never touch them, but if you follow them, they will lead you to your destiny.”

– Liam Payne

Dreams are like stars. you may never touch them, but if you follow them, they will lead you to your destiny.


“Lie on your back and look up and see the Milky Way. All the stars like a splash of milk in the sky. And you see them slowly move. Because the Earth is moving. And you feel like you’re lying on a giant spinning ball in space.”

– Mohsin Hamid

Lie on your back and look up and see the Milky Way.


“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

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


“When it rains look for rainbows, when it’s dark look for stars.”

– Oscar Wilde

When it rains look for rainbows, when it's dark look for stars.


“At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space.”

– Natalie Wood


“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”

– Martin Luther King
Only in the darkness can you see the stars


“I love to listen to the stars at night. It is like listening to five hundred million little bells.”

– The Little Prince

I love to listen to the stars at night. It is like listening to five hundred million little bells. - The Little Prince.


“There’s as many atoms in a single molecule of your DNA as there are stars in the typical galaxy. We are, each of us, a little universe.”

– Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos

There’s as many atoms in a single molecule of your DNA as there are stars in the typical galaxy.


“If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and adore.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson


If any man cannot feel the power of God when he looks upon the stars, then I doubt whether he is capable of any feeling at all.”

– Horace


“When we are chafed and fretted by small cares, a look at the stars will show us the littleness of our own interests.”

– Maria Mitchell



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