I think there is something else out there that we don’t know about. I went to an astrologer once and got all this stuff about past lives. But that’s the extent of it.
I’m fifty-six and still a Virgo. (press secretary to Lady Bird Johnson)
I know nothing of the science of astrology and I consider it to be a science, if it is a science, of doubtful value, to be severely left alone by those who have any faith in Providence.
It didn’t seem to matter that nothing other than Ronnie’s schedule was affected by astrology. Or that tens of millions of Americans really believed in astrology. Or that almost every newspaper that ridiculed me for taking astrology seriously also featured a daily horoscope column.
Virtually every major move and decision the Reagans made during my time as White House chief of staff was cleared in advance with a woman in San Francisco who drew up horoscopes.
An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition on the change of a star! (King Lear)
Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, and the monthly prognosticators stand up and save you from what shall come upon you. Behold, they shall be as stubble, the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves from the power of the flame. (Isaiah 47:12-14)
Mandy: What star sign is he? Wise Man #2: Capricorn. Mandy: Capricorn, eh? What are they like? Wise Man #2: He is the son of God, our Messiah. Wise Man #1: King of the Jews. Mandy: And that’s Capricorn, is it? Wise Man #3: No, no, that’s just him. Mandy: Oh, I was going to […]