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27 astrology quotes to make you ponder, smile and wonder

Astrology means different things to different people. But one thing’s for sure – it sparks conversations. So here are 27 astrology quotes we could easily see adorning a tote bag. They come from veteran zodiac explorers, great thinkers, writers and even a former first lady.

Among the lifelong students of the stars is Carole Taylor – the author of Wonderbly’s Personalised Astrology Book, a sun-sign guide for celestial understanding, self-care and ancient cosmic wisdom.


1. “Stars impel but they don’t compel” 

– Alb Imeri 

2. “One’s astrological horoscope may be compared metaphorically to one’s genetic heritage; it cannot be changed, but we can do what we may with what we are given.”

– Elizabeth Davis

3. “When we pass judgment, we hit a dead end. When we analyze something with an open mind, we can explore a concept into infinity.” 

– Romina Russell 

4. “The starry vault of heaven is in truth the open book of cosmic projection…”

– Carl Jung

Astrology quote by Lee Goldber


5. “There’s a sermon now, writ in high heaven, and the sun goes through it every year, and yet comes out of it all alive and hearty.” 

– Herman Melville (Moby-Dick)

6. “Astrology is like gravity. You don’t have to believe in it for it to be working in your life.”

– Zolar

7. “Astrology is like a weather report; it tells you what conditions you’re likely to face in the future. If the weatherman says it’s probably going to rain, you bring an umbrella.”

– Lee Goldber

8. “The soul of the newly born baby is marked for life by the pattern of the stars at the moment it comes into the world, unconsciously remembers it, and remains sensitive to the return of configurations of a similar kind.” 

– Johannes Kepler

9. “The Stars are a long way off, and their words get somewhat dulled in the message.”

– Bram Stoker

10. “I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.” 

– Arthur C. Clarke

11. “We need not feel ashamed of flirting with the zodiac. The zodiac is well worth flirting with.” –

– D.H. Lawrence

12. “Those who think only in straight lines cannot see around a curve.” 

– Romina Russell 

13. “An Aquarius female is rebellious, headstrong, and contrary. She can be selfishly independent and exasperating, especially when she is running through the house screaming, “freedom!” 

– Hazel Dixon-Cooper 

14. “As agents of free will, we always have a choice. We need to drive our lives in the direction we choose or else risk having life’s events control us.”

– Susan Miller 

15. “I always say there’s no zodiac sign I can’t enjoy. Knowing whether a person is a two-sided Gemini or a heart-on-sleeve Sagittarius helps me figure out the best approach to connect with him or her.”

– Niki Mcgloster

16. “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.” 

– Carl Jung

17. “Astrology is like any other branch of knowledge. It can be used for good or for ill, properly or improperly, by skilled and unskilled practitioners alike.” 

– Elizabeth Clare Prophet

Astrology quote by Elizabeth Davis

18. “Though astrology is like a deep ocean … anybody can get knowledge through going deeply in water and get some drops of nectar of this divine knowledge.”

– Onkarlal Sharma Prmad

19. “Many people in the world will have the Sun in the same birth sign as you. But only one person does it your way – you!”

– Carole Taylor

20. “Astrology is like a roadmap of your life. You don’t have to use your special map. You can ignore it for a while, if you choose, because you drive the car.”

– Maria Shaw 

21. “For all its complexity, astrology remains fundamentally simple. It offers a time-honored system of symbols that sum up key aspects of human life while providing profound insights and practical guidance.”

– Anne M. Nordhaus-Bike

22. “Each person has his own ways of coping with trauma and grief, with the pain of life, and astrology was one of mine. Don’t criticize me, I wanted to say, until you have stood in my place. This helped me. Nobody was hurt by it.”

– Nancy Reagan

Astrology quote by Carole Taylor

23. “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”

– William Shakespeare

24. “There is nothing in astrology that approaches the normal level of scientific “proof”, but there are intriguing patterns in the data that reveal something about the way we handle complex ideas and information.”

– Joe Humphreys

25. “Astrology had an important role in the ancient world. You can’t understand many things unless you know something about astrology—the plays of Shakespeare and so on.” 

– Steven Pinker

26. “Astrology enables us to feel a connection to this lifetime, as if our existence holds actual weight as thanks to our origination amidst the starry skies.”

– Elizabeth Davis

27. “Wonderbly allows you to customize every single aspect of their astrology book to your recipient. Inside, they’ll receive an in-depth exploration of their zodiac sign, from everything from personality traits to planetary rulerships and rituals.”

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