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

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

It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.
— Plato

Astronomy's much more fun when you're not an astronomer.
— Brian May

The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons.
— astronomy quotation by Edwin Powell Hubble