quote by Ptolemy

It is clearly evident that most events of a widespread nature draw their causes from the enveloping heavens.

— Ptolemy

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At the moment I am looking into astrology, which seems indispensable for a proper understanding of mythology. There are strange and wondrous things in these lands of darkness. Please, don't worry about my wanderings in these infinitudes. I shall return laden with rich booty for our knowledge of the human psyche.

I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarius and we're skeptical.

About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.

I’d compare stock pickers to astrologers but I don’t want to bad mouth astrologers.

Anyone can be a millionaire, but to become a billionaire you need an astrologer.

The stars which shone over Babylon and the stable in Bethlehem still shine as brightly over the Empire State Building and your front yard today.

Astrology is a language. If you understand this language, the sky speaks to you.

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind;

therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

There is no better boat than a horoscope to help a man cross over the sea of life.

A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.

A child is born on that day and at that hour when the celestial rays are in mathematical harmony with his individual karma.

The signs of the zodiac are karmic patterns; the planets are the looms; the will is the weaver.

People give ear to an upstart astrologer [Copernicus].

..this fool wishes to reverse the entire science of astronomy

The starry vault of heaven is in truth the open book of cosmic projection.

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.

The higher purpose of #‎ astrology is not to try to change one's destiny, but to fulfill it through growing in awareness

It's common knowledge that a large percentage of Wall Street brokers use astrology.

White folks was in the caves while we [blacks] was building empires .

.. We built pyramids before Donald Trump ever knew what architecture was ... we taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it.

We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.

Astrology is just a finger pointing at reality.

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother.

If one were to bring ten of the wisest men in the world together and ask them what was the most stupid thing in existence, they would not be able to discover anything so stupid as astrology.

Millionaires don't use astrology...the billionaires do.

Psychiatry is to medicine what astrology is to astronomy.

I am a Lutheran astrologer, I throw away the nonsense and keep the hard kernel.

The goal of astrology is the alchemy of personality.

It is to transform chaos into cosmos, collective human nature into individual and creative personality.

The present is determined by our past actions, and the future by the present.

I know very well that many scientists consider dowsing as they do astrology, as a type of ancient superstition. According to my conviction this is, unjustified. The dowsing rod is a simple instrument which shows the uncanny reaction of the human nervous system to certain factors which are unknown to us at this time.

People gave ear to an upstart astrologer who strove to show that the earth revolves, not the heavens or the firmament, the sun and the moon....This fool wishes to reverse the entire science of astronomy; but sacred scripture tells us [Joshua 10:13]that Joshua commanded the sun to stand still, and not the earth.

Our jovial star reigned at his birth.

The astrologers and historians write that the ascendant as of Oxford is Capricornus, whose lord is Saturn, a religious planet, and patron of religious men.

The essential purpose of astrology is not so much to tell us what we will meet on our road, as it is to suggest how to meet it – and the basic reason for the meeting. Which quality in us, which type of strength is needed to go through any specific phase of our total unfoldment as an individual person.

Perhaps there is a pattern set up in the heavens for one who desires to see it, and having seen it, to find one in himself.

The typical lawmaker of today is a man wholly devoid of principle - a mere counter in a grotesque and knavish game. If the right pressure could be applied to him, he would be cheerfully in favor of polygamy, astrology or cannibalism.

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