Astrology: Myth or Science

Astrology is the study of the relationship between the positions and movements of celestial bodies and physical existence on Earth. Some people follow astrology religiously while others believe it’s a big hoax. The idea that the skies hold meaning for life on earth is an ancient one. Astrology is a field that inspires arguments and debates because of a lack of facts and physical proof. Could astrology be true? Is it possible that the stars really influence human life here on earth? These questions have been the center of debate for centuries and the center of much thought.

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

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

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

I believe in astrology as much as I do in genetics. – Quincy Jones

I am an Aries. Although I do not believe in astrology, I think this is exactly the right sign to have been born under. – Anne Lamott

I have been criticized and ridiculed for turning to astrology, but after a while, I reached the point where I didn’t care. – Nancy Reagan

I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical. – Arthur C. Clarke

I don’t differentiate much, except in degree, between people who believe in religion from those who believe in astrology, magic or the supernatural.  – Andy Rooney

If I doubt astrology to a believer, I am looked at with a shocked and bewildered stare, as if I were attacking apple pie and motherhood. – Anthony Standen

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