Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Valentine’s Quotes for the Signs

The Quotes for the Signs feature seems to have taken on a life of its own. It’s out of control, like H.A.L. the computer in "2001, A Space Odyssey." Quotes insists on celebrating everything! Virgo has two quotes because my Mercury in Libra just could not choose between equal greats. (This is The Radical Virgo,  so I figured  the extra one is for the blog.) Much love to you on this hearty holiday and every day!

~ Joyce

Aries ~ You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip. ~Jonathan Carroll, "Outside the Dog Museum"

Taurus ~ What I need to live has been given to me by the earth. Why I need to live has been given to me by you. ~Author Unknown

Gemini ~ Love - a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker. ~Author Unknown

Cancer ~ A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it. ~Frank A. Clark

Leo ~ I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes/ After the day's great sun. ~Charles Hanson Towne

Virgo ~ Ah me! love cannot be cured by herbs. ~Ovid

The eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love. ~Margaret Atwood

Bonus for All Signs: Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. ~Ben Hecht

Libra ~ Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939

Scorpio ~ If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? ~Author Unknown

Sagittarius ~ Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly. ~Rose Franken

Capricorn ~ Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. ~Robert Browning

Aquarius ~ We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love. ~Author Unknown

Pisces ~ When love is not madness, it is not love. ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Bonus for Lunar Types: Love wouldn't be blind if the braille weren't so damned much fun. ~Armistead Maupin, Maybe the Moon


Photo credit: AND I QUOTE © Zitramon Dreamstime.com, decked out for Valentine’s Day by Joyce and her clip art.

More Quotes for the Signs. Quotes for the Signs #1, Quotes #2, Quotes #3, Quotes #4, and Holiday Quotes for the Signs.

Blog Comment Contest! Don’t forget to comment on any post for entry into this week’s Valentine’s Month Comment Contest! Need a how-to on commenting? Read The Cosmos Comments.


Sarah said...

I'm really glad to see that Virgo gets 2 quotes. I read the first one and thought "yes, that's super Virgo" and debated sharing it with a friend to chuckle over our mutual wanting-to-fix-ness, but then my eye was drawn to the Atwood. I didn't realize it was still Virgo's, and got a little jealous that someone else got the "fuzzy" quote. How nice to see that actually we can sit right in the middle of both of these kinds of feelings about love-- I don't have to choose. -Sarah

Joyce Mason said...

Thanks, Sarah! Virgo is quite multi-faceted, and the Atwood quote suggests that Virgo would take his or her love of words and and transform them into words of love this time of year.

Your comment makes you the first entrant in this week's blog comment contest!

JuliaStarGypsy said...

Hey Juicy-Joyce, I have a question...if you had a stellium in Pisces what all would you do if Jupiter was coming up on a conjuction w/ said stellium? Besides watch Antie Mama again...I loved your review and I loved that book! As a Virgo what are you gonna' do to enhance your opposition and get the most outta' it? This is my practice run at posting...thank you virgo lady for your clear, concise, virgoian directions! now let a pisces muddle her way thru her first post...Julz
ps/I do believe you would make a fine Auntie Mame!

Joyce Mason said...

Hi, Julz! Glad the directions worked and happy I could post them on my other blog with links back to it for everyone's benefit!

If I had a stellium in Pisces with Jupiter en route, I'd consider it the original Mickey Mouse Club's Anything Can Happen Day for the whole length of the transit! Buy lotto tickets, be open to good fortune and hot opportunities--but be careful of the excess side of Jupiter. Easy time to overindulge on food, drink, etc. Some people easily gain weight during Jupiter transits. You may be bitten by the wanderlust bug. I haven't thought much about Jupiter opposing my Virgo Sun since it's still several months off. (Mine's at the last degree.) I probably won't buy any lotto tickets around that time and will be temporarily a bit more cautious about jumping things that sound too good to be true.

One of my few complaints about the way the universe runs and the planets turn is the fact that Jupiter transits are so short-lived. (The tough transits like Pluto's last years while Jupiter's blessings seem like they last 5 minutes.) While Jupiter opposes my Sun, I'll just be grateful it's a short transit and extra observant. I avoid assumptions about how a transit will play out. I just power up my intuition and see how I can make the most of what's happening in the moment, depending on the opportunities the transit presents once it arrives.

Thanks for the compliment about making a good Auntie Mame. Glad you enjoyed that post!

mimi said...

I know these were meant to be funny; but my stepdad is in the hospital (virgo) and my mother is a capricorn
and I was struck at the words you put down for those two signs and how apt they were.

Sagittarius - yeah. we can be silly :)

Joyce Mason said...

Hi, Mimi--

I can see how those two quotes would be poignant in your parents' circumstances. Apologies if they hit a little too close to home. Sending healing thoughts your family's way.

Thanks for taking time to share--and confirming that the silly quote belonged to Sag! I dig through quotes on a topic and it strikes me which sign might have said it. Blessings ...

Jacqueline said...

Oh, that's touching...Capricorn ~ Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. ~Robert Browning.
My father said that for years...his Sun and Mercury closely conjunct Saturn in Sag. He's 81 now and I haven't heard him quote that phrase for a long time. Now he quotes Epictetus.

Joyce Mason said...

Hi, Jacqueline! Thanks for your touching share about your dad. It takes a good dose of Cap or Saturn to appreciate that quote. My Cap Moon is in 7th heaven being married to someone I want to grow old with. Love hearing your comments.