There are lots of things that can provide inspiration and motivation to help us in leading a successful and happy life - proverbs, wise quotations, fables, good books, good movies, lives of great men and women…seeing other people who have accomplished great things and seeing other people who have overcome adversity and even the sheer beauty of nature can teach us a lot. Having mentioned nature in this context, here is an awesome picture of the night sky with a smile and a message we should always remember. And this is followed by many more inspirational quotations based on stars that we can see on most nights, from anywhere in the world.
“Happiness is always there. You just have to choose to see it. There’s no point dwelling in the dark and ignoring the light of the stars.” – Carrie Hope Flethcher.
“Everyone’s a star and deserves the right to twinkle.” – Marilyn Monroe.
“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt.
“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare.
“Son, brother, father, lover, friend…there is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.” – Victor Hugo.
“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawking.
“I’m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.” – Mike Tyson.
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde.
“What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives?” – E.M. Forster.
“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” – Marcus Aurelius.
“Things are as they are. Looking out at the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, or between well and badly arranged constellations.” – Alan Watts.
“Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other.” – Sojoumer Truth.
“You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable.” – Cathy Freeman.
“Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.” – Omar N. Bradley.
“Turn your scars into stars.” – Robert H. Schuller.
“When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” – Leo Burnett.
“Quietness is the beginning of virtue. To be silent is to be beautiful. Stars do not make a noise.” – James Stephens.
“It isn’t a disgrace not to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for.” – Benjamin E. Mays.
“Two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars.” – Beck.
“How is it they live in such harmony the billions of stars – when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds about someone they know.” – Thomas Aquinas.
“Men are like the stars; some generate their own light while others reflect the brilliance they receive.” – Jose Marti.
“To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don’t worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.”
“Happiness is actually found in simple things, such as taking my nephew around the island by bicycle or seeing the stars at night.” – Andrea Hirata.