Byron, George Gordon
Ye stars! Which are the poetry of Heaven, If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and empires,—'tis to be forgiven, That in our aspirations to be great, Our destinies o'erleap their mortal state, And claim a kindred with you.
The Complete Poetical Works of Byron Child Harold Canto iii Stanza 88
...astrology antedated—and perhaps will survive—astronomy; simple souls are more interested in telling futures than in telling time.
The Story of Civilization Part I
Our Oriental Heritage
Introduction Chapter I (p. 80)
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology;...
Essays and Lectures Essays Second Series Nature (p. 546)
Astronomy Is for the mind of gods, astrology
The Dictator and the Devil
It is the stars,
The stars above us, govern our condition.
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in the stars, but in ourselves.
Julius Caesar Act I, scene ii, L. 134
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