Mrs. Sarti is Galileo Galilei’s housekeeper and mother to Andrea. While Galileo thinks only about the Sun, Moon, and planets, Sarti must think of practical things like the monetary situation of the household and paying the milkman. She may be domineering in this regard, she also cares deeply for Galileo, and risks her life to stay with him during the outbreak of the plague.
Mrs. Sarti Quotes in The Life of Galileo
The The Life of Galileo quotes below are all either spoken by Mrs. Sarti or refer to Mrs. Sarti. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Penguin Books edition of The Life of Galileo published in 2008.).
Scene 9 Quotes
For three months I'll have to be careful, because the sun will be in Aries, but then I shall get a particularly favourable ascendant and the clouds will part. So long as I keep my eye on Jupiter I can travel as much as I like, because I'm an Aries.
Mrs. Sarti Character Timeline in The Life of Galileo
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