Venus Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old venus quotes, venus sayings, and venus proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Venus favors the bold. Ovid
There is good evidence that Venus once had liquid water and a much thinner atmosphere, similar to Earth billions of years ago. But today the surface of Venus is dry as a bone, hot enough to melt lead, there are clouds of sulfuric acid that reach a hundred miles high and the air is so thick it's like being 900 meters deep in the ocean. Bill Nye
We don't know that Venus had oceans, but there's every reason to believe it did. David Greenspoon
As a young planet, Venus was losing hydrogen rapidly to space. The oceans boiled off, and after some period of time, perhaps 600 million years, there was no surface water. David Greenspoon
There are so many stars shining in the sky, so many beautiful things winking at you, but when Venus comes out, all the others are waned, they are pushed to the background. Mehmet Murat ildan
Venus smiles not in a house of tears. William Shakespeare
That's Venus, September thought. She was the goddess of love. It's nice that love comes on first thing in the evening, and goes out last in the morning. Love keeps the light on all night. Catherynne M. Valente
Be bold: Venus herself aids the stout-hearted. Tibullus
Venus can see at night without eyes. Christina Stead
She is a mortal danger to all men. She is beautiful without knowing it, and possesses charms that she's not even aware of. She is like a trap set by nature - a sweet perfumed rose in whose petals Cupid lurks in ambush! Anyone who has seen her smile has known perfection. She instills grace in every common thing and divinity in every careless gesture. Venus in her shell was never so lovely. Cyrano de Bergerac
Venus herself, if she were bold, would not be Venus. Apuleius
It's no longer a warmth hidden in my veins: it's Venus entire and whole fastening on her prey. Jean Racine
Love seldom haunts the breast where learning lies, And Venus sets ere Mercury can rise. Alexander Pope
Venus yields to caresses, not to compulsion. Publilius Syrus
From Venus, the goddess of love, this word refers to the reality of desire. With the rise of Protestantism and science, the word disease was tacked on in a revealing combination of categorization and moralizing. The disease of love. John Ralston Saul
An occultation of Venus is not half so difficult as an eclipse of the sun, but because it comes seldom the world thinks it's a grand thing. Mark Twain
Throughout the ages, stories with certain basic themes have recurred over and over, in widely disparate cultures; emerging like the goddess Venus from the sea of our unconscious. Joan de Vinge
Venus, when her son was lost, Cried him up and down the coast, In hamlets, palaces, and parks, And told the truant by his marks,- Golden curls, and quiver, and bow. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Twere sin to stain fair Venus' courts with blood Robert Greene
Joy may you have and gentle hearts content Of your loves couplement: And let faire Venus, that is Queene of love, With her heart-quelling Sonne upon you smile. Edmund Spenser
Venus is not so beautiful all naked, alive, and panting, as she is here in Virgil. Michel de Montaigne
All things of the sea belong to Venus; pearls and shells and alchemists' gold and kelp and the riggish smell of neap tides, the inshore green, and purple further out and the joy of distances and the roar of falling masonry, all these are hers, but she doesn't come out of the sea for all of us. John Cheever
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love. Jonathan Swift
Mother of Rome, delight of Gods and men, Dear Venus that beneath the gliding stars Makest to teem the many-voyaged main And fruitful lands- for all of living things Through thee alone are evermore conceived, Through thee are risen to visit the great sun- Before thee, Goddess, and thy coming on, Flee stormy wind and massy cloud away, For thee the daedal Earth bears scented flowers, For thee waters of the unvexed deep Smile, and the hollows of the serene sky Glow with diffused radiance for thee. Lucretius
The atmosphere of Venus consists of ammonia, sulfur, and nitric oxide. Man must have lived there once. Andrei Brie
Venus, the white queen, the universal matrix, Down to the molecular hexagons and carbon-chains. Kathleen Raine
Now, Venus is an extremely hostile environment, and as such presents a lot of challenges for a science fiction author who wants to create life there. Sarah Zettel
All the sea-gods are dead. You, Venus, come home To your salt maidenhead. Allen Tate
Fair Venus shines even in the eve of day, with sweetest beam propitious shines, and shakes a trembling flood of softened radiance from her dewy locks. Anna Letitia Barbauld