86 North Star Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous North Star Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The fixed stars signify the angel in man. That is why man orients himself by them; and that is why women have no appreciation for the starry sky; because they have no sense of the angel in man. — Otto Weininger

No one sees what is before his feet: we all gaze at the stars. [Lat., Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat: coeli scrutantur plagas.] — Marcus Tullius Cicero

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. — Linda Goodman

Those who study the stars have God for a teacher. — Tycho Brahe

Look at the stars lighting up the sky: no one of them stays in the same place. — Seneca

In the vast reaches of the dry, cold night, thousands of stars were constantly appearing, and their sparkling icicles, loosened at once, began to slip gradually toward the horizon. — Albert Camus

The Sun, Moon and Stars are there to guide us. — Dennis Banks

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No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky. — Llewelyn Powys

I thought to myself: if it’s true that every person has a star in the sky, mine must be distant, dim, and absurd. Perhaps I never had a star. — Sadegh Hedayat

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Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship. — Omar N. Bradley

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  • You're my North Star when I'm lost and feeling blue. — Tom Waits
  • Love is like the North Star. In a changing world, it's always constant. — Gordon B. Hinckley
  • What is a mom but the sunshine of our days and the north star of our nights. — Robert Breault
  • Justice is like the north star, which is fixed, and all the rest revolve about it. — Confucius
  • Retention should be the north-star of any early-stage product. — Cliff Lerner
  • Harriet Tubman was an astronaut, traversing the south to the north by navigating the stars. — Sanford Biggers
  • What originally led us to serve others by leading them seldom remains our North Star. — Dan B. Allender
  • There are gonna be a core set of values that shouldn't be up for debate. Should be our north star. — Barack Obama
  • I have found having my dad as my North Star has worked well for me. — Tony Parsons

North Star Image Quotes

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North star quote You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.

My North Star Quotes

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There is a town in north Ontario, With dream comfort memory to spare, And in my mind I still need a place to go, All my changes were there. Blue, blue windows behind the stars, Yellow moon on the rise, Big birds flying across the sky, Throwing shadows on our eyes. — Neil Young

My grandmother and I followed my mother here, to a house a block north of Hollywood Boulevard but a million miles away from Hollywood, if you know what I mean. We would hang out behind the ropes and look at the movie stars arriving at the premieres. — Carol Burnett

If I could put my hand on the north star, would it be as beautiful? The sea is lovely, but when we bathe in it the beauty forsakesall the near water. For the imagination and senses cannot be gratified at the same time. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

North star quote If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent yo
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.

People would say, "Oh, you say you just do jokes." I don't just do jokes. I do jokes. Jokes are important. They saved my life when I was younger. Hopefully we're making things nicer at the end of the day for people. That's the entire goal, and that's the touchstone and the North Star for the tone. — Stephen Colbert

Love for me is my North Star. It's the highest form of grace. And I love that there's different levels and different ways of showing it, and different representations of it. Whether it's love shown to a stranger, love to a sibling, your child, your parents, your partner. — Ben Harper

I've tended to lean more toward the Dalai Lama and people like Russell Means who have been my political and spiritual North Stars, but I certainly regard Nelson Mandela with great respect and humility. — Ian Astbury

North star quote When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.
When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.

Clay Cook is a first class musician. Tender tormented genius here in 'North Star'. I will kill him if he leaves my band and he knows it. Great record. — Zac Brown

Angela Carter, Leonora Carrington, even nonsurrealists like Kafka and Nabokov - writers like these, who create paths between the firmly grounded and flights of fantasy, are my personal North Star. — Jeff Vandermeer

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The function of an ideal is not to be realized but, like that of the North Star, to serve as a guiding point. — Edward Abbey

To be excellent when engaged in administration is to be like the North Star. As it remains in its one position, all the other stars surround it. — Confucius

Of course, fairies are all imported in North America. We have no native fairies. The Little People do not long survive importation unless they go to California and grow large and beautiful, but haven't much flavour, like the fruit and the film stars. — Robertson Davies

North star quote I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.

True freedom has more to do with following the North Star than going whichever way the wind blows. Sometimes it seems like freedom is blowing with the winds of the day, but that kind of freedom is really an illusion. It turns your boat in circles. Freedom is sailing toward your dreams. — Mary Pipher

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Be Americans. Let there be no sectionalism, no North, South, East or West. You are all dependent on one another and should be one in union. In one word, be a nation. Be Americans, and be true to yourselves. — George Washington

Suppose Mozart had tried to be original? It would have been like a man at the North Pole trying to walk north, and this is true of all of the rest of us. Striving after originality takes you far away from your true self, and makes your work mediocre. — Keith Johnstone

Rule of thumb: The more important a call or action is to our soul's evolution, the Resistance we will feel toward pursuing it. — Steven Pressfield

North star quote Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind an
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.

Pleasure is a sensation. It is written into our bodies; it is our experience of delight, of joy. ... Pleasure will become a marker, a compass pointing to emotional true north. — Carol Gilligan

But I've a rendezvous with Death At midnight in some flaming town, When Spring trips north again this year, And I to my pledged word am true, I shall not fail that rendezvous. — Alan Seeger

I don't think the real America is in New York or on the Pacific Coast; personally, I like the Middle West much better, places like North and South Dakota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. There, I think, are the true Americans — Charlie Chaplin

North star quote I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

Every day I wonder how many things I am dead wrong about. -- True North — Jim Harrison

I don’t think anyone who falls in love has a choice. You’re just pulled to that person like true north, whether it’s good for you or bound to break your heart. — Jodi Picoult

My fellow Wilmington, North Carolina native Meadowlark Lemon is a true national treasure. I watched him play for the Harlem Globetrotters when I was growing up and his skill with the basketball and dedication to the game were an inspiration not only to me, but to kids all around the world. — Michael Jordan

The vision is true north for the soul. It is a permanent, intuitive compass direction for a human being. Every person inevitably strays from the path. Life is an endless experiment and course correction. The vision brings one back to the true path. — Thomas G. Bandy

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If the earth were flat from east to west, the stars would rise as soon for westerners as for orientals, which is false. Also, if the earth were flat from north to south and vice versa, the stars which were always visible to anyone would continue to be so wherever he went, which is false. But it seems flat to human sight because it is so extensive. — Ptolemy

Operation Northern Star with Canada has made significant progress in battling meth from the north, and we are engaged in numerous training opportunities in Mexico to help curb the problem from the south. — Greg Walden

The way to find your own North Star is not to think or feel your way forward but to dissolve the thoughts and feeling that make you miserable. You don't have to learn your destiny--you already know it; you just have to unlearn the thoughts that blind you to what you know. — Martha Beck

She was his north star, the fixed point round which his world turned. For as long as his heart beat, or hers, he believed they would always share a destiny. — David Gemmell

He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it. — Confucius

If you're doing something new you've got to have a vision. You've got to have a perspective. You've got to have some north star you're aiming for, and you just believe somehow you'll get there, which kind of gets to the passion point. — Steve Case

Graduates, your values matter. They are your north star. And work takes on new meaning when you feel you're pointed in the right direction. Otherwise, it's just a job. And life is too short for that. — Tim Cook

I have always read that the world, both land and water, was spherical, as the authority and researches of Ptolemy and all the others who have written on this subject demonstrate and prove, as do the eclipses of the moon and other experiments that are made from east to west, and the elevation of the North Star from north to south. — Christopher Columbus

The problem is whether we are determined to go in the direction of compassion or not. If we are, then can we reduce the suffering to a minimum? If I lose my direction, I have to look for the North Star, and I go to the north. That does not mean I expect to arrive at the North Star. I just want to go in that direction. — Nhat Hanh

America is looking for answers. She's looking for a new direction; the world is looking for a light. That light can come from America's great North Star; it can come from Alaska. — Sarah Palin

Connecting with the people who are meant to be part of your own North Star is much more important than any aspect of business. It's the essence of happiness, the full realization of your potential for joy. — Martha Beck

If the Earth is the size of a pea in New York, then the Sun is a beachball 50m away, Pluto is 4km away, and the next nearest star is in Tokyo. Now shrink Pluto's orbit into a coffee cup; then our Milky Way Galaxy fills North America. — Wayne Hays

I am no more lonely than a single mullein or dandelion in a pasture, or a bean leaf, or sorrel, or a horse-fly, or a bumblebee. I am no more lonely than the Mill Brook, or a weathercock, or the north star, or the south wind, or an April shower, or a January thaw, or the first spider in a new house. — Henry David Thoreau

Maybe I'll go where I can see stars, he said to himself as the car gained velocity and altitude; it headed away from San Francisco, toward the uninhabited desolation to the north. To the place where no living thing would go. Not unless it felt that the end had come. — Philip K. Dick

More stars in the north are seen not to set, while in the south certain stars are no longer seen to rise. — Nicolaus Copernicus

I used to wonder if the occasionally rough edges of politics were unique here under the Great North Star. But I ventured out a bit this past year, and I tell you that, as partisan quarrels go, ours really aren't so bad. — Sarah Palin

[O]ne might ask why, in a galaxy of a few hundred billion stars, the aliens are so intent on coming to Earth at all. It would be as if every vertebrate in North America somehow felt drawn to a particular house in Peoria, Illinois. Are we really that interesting? — Seth Shostak

The Reagan years showed us that expanding economic freedom should be the North Star - the guiding light - of U.S. policy, because it is the best way to achieve sustained and broad-based prosperity for all. — Jon Kyl

It's quite widespread in rock culture, that mythology of the shooting star. I'd rather be the North star. As bob (Dylan) says, you can navigate by it. — Bono

The North Star has always been the same, which for us, is about making insanely great products that really change the world in some way - enrich people's lives. — Tim Cook

If her breath were as terrible as her terminations, there were no living near her, she would infect to the north star! — William Shakespeare

Explorers depend on the North Star when there are no other landmarks in sight. The same relationship exists between you and your right life, the ultimate realization of your potential for happiness. I believe that a knowledge of that perfect life sits inside you just as the North Star sits in its unaltering spot. — Martha Beck

Rigel, Betelgeuse, and Orion. There was no finer church, no finer choir, than the stars speaking in silence to the many consumptives silently condemned, a legion upon the dark rooftops. The wind came down from the north like a runner in lacrosse, violent and hard, to batter every living thing. They were there, each one alone in conversation with the stars, mining ephemeral love from cold and distant light. — Mark Helprin

Jem, Cecily thought, with a pang in her heart. Her brother had always looked to him as a kind of North Star, a compass that would ever point him toward the right decision. She had never quite thought of her brother as lucky before, and certainly would not have expected to do so today, and yet-and yet in a way he had been. To always have someone to turn to like that, and not to worry constantly that one was looking to the wrong stars. — Cassandra Clare

As a former resident with strong personal and ministry ties to the North Star State, I pray that the good people of Minnesota will show their support for God's definition of marriage, between a man and a woman. — Billy Graham

I grew up around so many beautiful things. My mother's jewelry and purses - they're very much statement pieces. Again, that sort of over-the-top Russian thing where it looks like treasure. I always say to my husband, you don't ever have to get me another piece of jewelry. When your mother is this amazing woman, a North Star, sometimes you want a simpler presentation of yourself. — Natasha Gregson Wagner

Having that North Star for every story [about Batman] is really key for me. It allows me to go farther and farther off the reservation. — Scott Snyder

She speaks poniards, and every word stabs: if her breath were as terrible as her terminations, there were no living near her; she would infect to the north star. I would not marry her, though she were endowed with all that Adam bad left him before he transgressed. — William Shakespeare

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