Astrology Quotes

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

Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

Scientific truth is too beautiful to be sacrificed for the sake of light entertainment or money. Astrology is an aesthetic affront. It cheapens astronomy, like using Beethoven for commercial jingles.

Richard Dawkins

We should take astrology seriously. No, I don't mean we should believe in it. I am talking about fighting it seriously instead of humouring it as a piece of harmless fun

Richard Dawkins

Human knowledge is dark and uncertain; philosophy is dark, astrology is dark, and geometry is dark.

John Jewel

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


A touchstone to determine the actual worth of an "intellectual" - find out how he feels about astrology.

Robert A. Heinlein

The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.

John Kenneth Galbraith

I don't believe in astrology. The only stars I can blame for my failures are those that walk about the stage.

Noel Coward

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.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr

Astrology: do we make a hullabaloo among the stars, or do they make a hullabaloo down here?

Mason Cooley

Who needs astrology? The wise man gets by on fortune cookies.

Edward Abbey

Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology

Rebecca West

Responsibility: A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one's neighbor. In the days of astrology it was customary to unload it upon a star.

Ambrose Bierce

Most people today still believe, perhaps unconsciously, in the heliocentric universe ... every newspaper in the land has a section on astrology, yet few have anything at all on astronomy.

Hannes Olof Gsta Alfvn

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