271 Inspiring Quotes about The moon

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The moon quotes

There is no dark side of the moon really. As a matter of fact it’s all dark.

— Pink Floyd, Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon

Thirty-five craters on the moon are named for Jesuit scientists and mathematicians.

— Thomas E. Woods Jr.

A star on its worst day shines brighter than the moon on its best day.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

By reflecting a little on this subject I am almost convinced that those numberless small Circuses we see on the moon are the works of the Lunarians and may be called their Towns.

— William Herschel

The lovelorn came, too. The alone. The lunatics-they were brought here, sometimes. Got their name from the moon, it was only fair the moon had a chance to fix things.

— Neil Gaiman, Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

The youth gets together this material to build a bridge to the moon or perchance a palace or temple on earth and at length the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.

— Henry David Thoreau

What I really want to tell him is to pick up that baby of his and hold her tight, to set the moon on the edge of her crib and to hang her name up in the stars.

— Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper

Tell me the story..About how the sun loved the moon so much..That she died every night..Just to let him breathe…

— Hanako Ishii

Because the moon is not jealous of the sun, it benefits from its light.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

I grew up watching a lot of the coverage of the early U.S. space program, all the way back starting with Mercury and then through Gemini and Apollo and of course going to the moon as the main part of the Apollo program.

— Linda M. Godwin

You said: “Wait for the moon with me.”I stayed. I waited. The moon never came.

— Danabelle Gutierrez, & Until The Dreams Come

…I live with regrets – the bittersweet loss of innocence – the red track of the moon upon the lake – the inability to return and do it again…

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

The moon was wide—too wide and too close. Mentally, Simon told the moon to stop being so close and bright and that it should just generally shut up with the mooniness.

— Cassandra Clare, The Fiery Trial

A future as lonely as the surface of the moon and still just the sight of him feels like a homecoming, like a song I used to know but forgot.

— Katie Cotugno, How to Love

I do have a girl that sets the moon and stars.

— Caroline Fyffe, Under a Falling Star

The streetlight forge speech bubbles of illumination in the air. A faint glow from the moon casts eerie shadows behind the dark clouds.

— Cheree Smith, Shadow Embraced

I know that my singing doesn’t make the moon rise, nor does it make the stars shine. But without my song, the night would seem empty and incomplete. There is more to daybreak than light, just as there is more to nighttime than darkness.

— Geoffrey Chaucer

I have trouble controlling my base emotions when the moon is full, but anger is the hardest for me. If I’m mad, I turn into the Hulk. Except I’m not green.

— Amanda Carlson, Ante Up

I would fly to the moon with my wings of love so that I could express my lifelong admiration of you.

— Debasish Mridha

Success is the moon and happiness is moonlight.

— Debasish Mridha

nothing is lifelesswhen the moon writes its screedon the silvern sand silence-From the poem:”The Universe In Blossom

— Munia Khan

Once more and for the last time, the moon flashed above and broke into pieces, and then everything went black.

— Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita

To be great, be whole;Exclude nothing, exaggerate nothing that is not you.Be whole in everything. Put all you areInto the smallest thing you do.So, in each lake, the moon shines with splendorBecause it blooms up above.

— Fernando Pessoa, Poems of Fernando Pessoa

When the moon gets bored, it kills whales. Blue whales and fin whales and humpback, sperm, and orca whales: centrifugal forces don’t discriminate.

— Marina Keegan, The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories

Oh, let me love with all my power all the way.Let me love like stars love the moon rest of my day.

— Debasish Mridha

You can touch the moon if you really want to do it.

— Debasish Mridha

The forest has shrunkAnd fear has expanded, The forests have dwindled, There are less animals now, less courage and less lightning, less beauty and the moon lies bare, deflowered by force and then abandoned.

— Visar Zhiti, The Condemned Apple: Selected Poetry

Whence are thy beams O sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth in thy awful beauty the stars hide themselves in the sky the moon cold and pale sinks in the western wave. But thou thyself movest alone.

— James MacPherson

I wanted to create a voyage to the moon just for her, but what Ishould have given her was a real journey on earth.

— Mathias Malzieu, La Mécanique du cœur

Torches just blind you. On a clear night like this, the moon and the stars are enough.

— George R.R. Martin

Occasionally you can hear her howl, when the sky is black and the moon is full.

— Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

Baggage? Who are you talking to? I am the Maharajah of baggage. I could fly to the moon and back and never have to do laundry.

— P.J. Patterson

It enclosed us in its laceries as we watched the moon spill across the Atlantic like wine from an overturned glass. With the light all around us, we felt secret in that moon-infused water like pearls forming in the soft tissues of oysters.

— Pat Conroy, Beach Music

This is the first convention of the space age – where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.

— David Brinkley

a flower knows, when its butterfly will return, and if the moon walks out, the sky will understand;but now it hurts, to watch you leave so soon, when I don’t know, if you will ever come back.

— Sanober Khan

Huysmans takes the old trope of moon-as-woman and replaces its romantic connotations with decadent ones: the moon here is woman as clamorous lunatic, as convulsive epileptic.

— Charles Bernheimer

You weren’t using the moon for anything. Only some long-term robot storage.

— Leonard Richardson, Constellation Games

You see?” Thane waved at the photo. “Everything about her is nonsensical. A dragon who lies with a wolf? I suppose pigs fly and the moon is blue, too.

— Erin Kellison, Tempted by Fire

Sometimes at night when the moon is almost full and my hands go numb from writing, I cleanse myself of her poisoned love. I welcome the water, the inevitability of death and embrace the long painful road out of love.

— A.P. Sweet, dead, but dreaming

You think me noble?” She rolled to her side facing him. “Am I saint-like? Do I slay dragons and hang the moon as well?

— Jessica Fortunato, The Sin Collector: Thomas

What am I doing here? The Southern Star has vanished, a Cataclyst is calling the moon out of time at the mythical Great Barrier, and you’re asking what I’m doing here? Are you serious?

— Kami Garcia

So we baked and sweated together. I like punching the dough. I told myself it was the moon and punched it senseless.

— Susan Beth Pfeffer, Life As We Knew It

Isn’t it strange that all life can pretty much end, but the universe goes on as it is? No one else exists, but the moon keeps shining and the stars keep falling.

— Isabella Olivia Ellis, Love After The Gone

I ignored your aura but it grabbed me by the hand, like the moon pulled the tide, and the tide pulled the sand.

— Talib Kweli

My werewolf … my second skin …When the moon is on the rise, I go naked into night.I am never dressed to kill.

— January Valentine, Wheel Wolf

The way I see it, what is going to come out of the moon activities is a respect for U.S. leadership.

— Buzz Aldrin

Ah! Your eyes are lighting the moon with the silvery lights of love.

— Debasish Mridha

My heart can feel the softness of a starOnly when the moon stays afar I lay my mind on the pillow of skyWhere sleep dares not ever to pry

— Munia Khan

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.

— Thomas Merton

If a man is not aware of the existence of the moon, what can the moon do for him except continue sending its lights upon him?

— Mehmet Murat ildan

How does the moon feel as it sees the ocean lap at your shores? The eternal pain of knowing you are there but forever out of reach…

— – Morris R. Gates

I got to bed later than mostPeople to see the moon in the night sky.And wake up earlier than most people to watch the Sunrise.

— Bed,sleep,dreams,goodnight,Goodmorning,sunrise,sunset.

Mother’s Eden: Does your Matthew… Well, does he make you feel as if he just handed you a handful of Stars?Eden: He make me feel as if he handed me the moon as well, Mama. Maybe the whole universe.

— Catherine Anderson, Early Dawn

It is foolish for the moon to compete with the sun for the spotlight.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Who says you cannot hold the moon in your hand?Tonight when the stars come out and the moon rises in the velvet sky, look outside your window, then raise your hand and position your fingers around the disk of light.There you go . . . That was easy!

— Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

When i was a child , i thought , the moon was a banana, the full moon was a big cake.when i was a child , i never saw the moon;i only saw what i wanted to see.and now i see the moon.it’s only the moon.

— Sushil Singh, व्यस्त लोगों के लिये ध्यान

Everything had life to me, ’ he heard Enkidu murmur, ‘the sky, the storm, the earth, water, wandering, the moon and its three children, salt, even my hand had life. It’s gone. It’s gone.

— Herbert Mason, The Epic of Gilgamesh

Sometimes we believe in miracles, and stars fall from the sky, as if the moon had poured his tears in gold.

— Kristian Goldmund Aumann

We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are

— John F. Kennedy

The stars could fall – the moon could crash from the heavens – and Mariko could not care.

— Renee Ahdieh, Flame in the Mist

Even the moon cannot escape your intoxicating charms…

— Virginia Alison

You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it’s like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.

— Tom Hanks

Fair as the moon and joyful as the light;Tot wan with waiting, not with sorrow dim; Not as she is, but was when hope shone bright;Not as she is, but as she fills his dreams.

— Christina Rossetti

The sun sees your body, the moon sees your soul.

— Anonymous

why shine as bright as the sun, when you can shine as bright as the moon and let the stars shine beside you

— Shannon Dicks

The elegance of the moon teaches us to be elegant and kind.

— Debasish Mridha

I love you as the moon loves the night.

— Debasish Mridha

She would never forget how his soul was lonely as the moon they’d met under, and how, for several brief moments, she’d been able to chase the loneliness away.

— Katherine McIntyre, Soul Solution

The British could leave and half India wouldn’t notice us leaving just as they didn’t notice us arriving. All our reforms of administration might be reforms on the moon for all it has to do with them..

— J.G. Farrell, The Siege of Krishnapur

Drink in the moon as though you might die of thirst.

— Sanober Khan

Like the moon shining bright Up high with all its grace, I can only show you at night And hide half of my face.

— Ana Claudia Antunes, Pierrot & Columbine

I wake up in strange beds and in unknown rooms. I wander in dark alleys and crooked roads. Some days I don’t even see the sun. Some nights the moon hides from me. I am the wanderer and wandering is my destiny!

— Avijeet Das

Issa knelt down in front of her, taking her hands in his. “Until the end of time, I will love you. You are the moon in my endless night. I have never abandoned this world, even when I desperately wanted to, and I will never leave you, either.

— Lisa Kessler, Night Child

Aunt Elizabeth said, ‘Do you expect to attend many balls, if I may ask?’ and I said, ‘Yes, when I am rich and famous.’ and Aunt Elizabeth said, ‘Yes, when the moon is made of green cheese.

— L.M. Montgomery

I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth.

— John F. Kennedy

I had to call the past to life, and illuminate every corner of the five continents, descend to the centre of the earth and make the circuit of the moon and stars

— Simone de Beauvoir, Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

I watched the moon alone, unable to share his cold beauty with anyone.

— Haruki Murakami, Yesterday

When you touch the moon with beloved eyes, you behold a glimpse of an amazing life.

— Debasish Mridha

I’d like to be the moon in your sky.

— Debasish Mridha

Just like going to the moon made us learn more about earth, achieving your goals will make you learn more about yourself and get fascinated.

— Samer Chidiac

Life is too short to not have fun we are only here for a short time compared to the sun and the moon and all that.

— Coolio

When i was a child , i thought , the moon was a banana, the full moon was a big cake.when i was a child , i never saw the moon;i only saw what i wanted to see.and now i see the moon.it’s only the moon. -sushil

— Sushil Singh, System dynamics: a practical approach for managerial problems

I love you to the moon and bed.

— C.J. Carlyon, The Cherry House

Pay heed, my darlings, and always take the greatest care over the company you keep in life: if death strikes you without warning, you may be stuck with them til the moon turns to blood and wouldn’t that be a torment?

— Karen Maitland, The Vanishing Witch

Be like the sun who fell in love with the moon and shared all his light.

— Kamand Kojouri

If the pull of the moon can disturb the ocean, why can’t the pull of planets cause a disturbance in the mind of creatures like us.

— Girdhar Joshi, Some Mistakes Have No Pardon

I do not want to sleepfor fear I might miss the twinkle of the brightest starfor fear I may never knowhow the moon glimmers, in the darkest hour.

— Sanober Khan, A touch, a tear, a tempest

No one’s played on the moon yet. No one’s played in zero gravity. Some bands have played at the Pyramids of Giza, but we’d very much like to do that in the near future.

— Brandon Boyd

An hour later. the moon reflected its light on the Tigris as well. The sun, the moon, and Fatima. What else could I ask for?

— Ahmad Ardalan, Baghdad: The Final Gathering

Icarus should have waited for nightfall, the moon would have never let him go.

— Nina Mouawad, Blue Sun: A poetry collection

Love is the moonlight when the moon is your heart.

— Debasish Mridha

Going back to the moon is not visionary in restoring space leadership for America. Like its Apollo predecessor, it will prove to be a dead end littered with broken spacecraft, broken dreams and broken policies.

— Buzz Aldrin

Not every one of us sees the beauty of the stars and innocence of the moon by looking at sky.


When humanity suffers from the darkness of violence, I will bring the empathetic, soft, kind, light from the moon to enlighten humanity.

— Debasish Mridha

You will never know the moon or stars, unless you breathe in their solar system and inspect it from many diverse vantage points as possible.

— Shannon L. Alder

The bats stop flying above and the moon stands still. He commands the air and the sky and my body.

— Eliza Freed, Forgive Me

I’m a moon junky. Every time I look at the moon I feel less alone and less afraid. I tell my boys that moonlight is a magic blanket and the stars above are campfires set by friendly aliens.

— Amy Poehler

There is one glory of the sun and another glory of the moon and another glory of the stars: for one star differeth from another star in glory.

— Bible

Look at the sun and think your future as bright as it is. Look at the moon and perceive how cool you can be in the darkest of night. Be positive as the sun and bright as the moon when the darkness of the world requires you to shine forth.

— Ricky Saikia

We will build new ships to carry man forward into the universe, to gain a new foothold on the moon and to prepare for new journeys to the worlds beyond our own.

— George W. Bush

I could make love with you until the moon decides to never glow again.

— Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

the crescent sun is high, the moon low; life is not for the faint-hearted; so why the fuck should art be?

— Hal Duncan, Rhapsody: Notes on Strange Fictions

There is a desert on the moon where the dreamer sinks so deeply into the ground that she reaches hell.

— C.G. Jung, Man and His Symbols

I’ve always felt sorry for Mike Collins, driving all the way to the moon but not allowed out of the car to look around.

— Janet Turpin Myers, Nightswimming

Humans had spent thousands of years climbing out of caves and building technology so they could reach the moon and live in caves again.

— John G. Hemry, Stark’s War

If I ever get to go to the moon, I’ll probably just stand on the moon and go ‘Hmmm, yeah…fair enough…gotta go home now.

— Noel Gallagher

The majority of men could sooner be brought to believe themselves a piece of lava in the moon than to take themselves for a self.

— J.G. Fichte

Even if things were the same, people’s perception of them might have been very different back then. The darkness of night was probably deeper then, so the moon must have been that much bigger and brighter.

— Haruki Murakami, 1Q84

You don’t have to pay the sun to rise, the moon to shine, and the stars to glow.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Man has reached the moon, but twenty centuries ago a poet knew the enchantments that would make the moon come down to earth.

— Julio Cortázar

Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.

— Rita Mae Brown

If there’d been an astronaut on the moon right then, I’m sure I could have seen him. Perhaps he could have looked down and seen me too… the only one who could.

— Lucy Christopher, Stolen: A Letter to My Captor

The stars up close to the moon were pale they got brighter and braver the farther they got out of the circle of light ruled by the giant moon

— Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

If we adopt the same collaborative mindset and practices that got to the moon and back, and that built the International Space Station, we can alleviate poverty—and do much more.

— Ron Garan, The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles

It is very much, she thinks, like looking at the moon and knowing one could make it there, too. It is only time and breath that stand between her and the top. She is young. She’ll do it and have done it.

— Dave Eggers

Why should man’s first flight to the moon be a matter of national competition? Why should the United States and the Soviet Union, in preparing for such expeditions, become involved in immense duplications of research, construction and expenditure?

— John F. Kennedy

One night when the moon was full, I explained to you about how the moon controls the tides, and you said I was like the moon and you were the sea, always following me about. And I said nothing, because I knew it was truly the other way around.

— Sarah Bower, Sins of the House of Borgia

I am the sun who will bring delight when you are in-front of me. I am the moon who will show shyness when you are away from me.

— Santosh Kalwar

What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth.

— Norman Cousins

I was a frustrated astronaut all my life. I grew up at a time when space seemed to have no boundaries, and lots of us presumed humans would be living on the moon and landing on Mars.

— David Mackay

Above us, the constellations spun and the moon paced her weary course. We lay stricken and sleepless as the hours passed.

— Madeline Miller

And if I asked for the moon on a string?” – Sorsha

— Sarah J. Maas, Heir of Fire

But it is good that we do not have to try to kill the sun or the moon or the stars. It is enough to live on the sea and kill our true brothers.

— Ernest Hemingway

Like the sun and the moon loved each other, Like the sky loved the stars, The sun and the moon couldn’t shine together and the sky couldn’t have stars forever.

— J. Sarraf

She’s the kind of girl who brings you to the moon without you even being aware. The kind of girl you trip in love with, The kind of girl you never forget.

— Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

Even the moon is only poetical because there is a man in the moon.

— G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday

Nothing touches your skin of sweat(meltdown of oceanic kisses)when the purple lightwhispers to the moon in silent moonlit clarity

— Bear Step

Like some winter animal the moon licks the salt of your hand, Yet still your hair foams violet as a lilac treeFrom which a small wood-owl calls.

— Johannes Bobrowski

She’s the kind of girl who brings you to the moon without you even being aware. The kind of girl you trip on love with. The kind of girl you never forget.

— Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

No matter how pale and pure and perfect you are, the moon is even more perfect.

— T. Kingfisher, The Raven and the Reindeer

Love as the moon loves the night.Love as much as you can.Love as long as you can.Love as long as you live.Live only as long as you can love.

— Debasish Mridha

Wisdom of the Ages: Do the aliens on the moon pull down their pants and ‘earth’ their friends for fun?

— Matthew D. Heines

I love you, Emma, to the moon and stars, ” he whispered as his sobs ebbed.“I love you beyond the moon and all its glory. I love you brighter than the stars could ever burn in the sky, brat, ” I answered back.

— Amelia Hutchins, Darkest Before Dawn

While chasing the moon that was about to set, she missed the sunrise.

— Akshay Vasu

Will the stars say yes? Will the moon say yes? Will the sky say yes? Who will say yes when I will ask you.. will you marry me?

— Dr. Karan M Pai

What sort of world is it at all? Men on the moon and men spinning round the earth like it might be midges round a lamp, and there’s not no attention paid to earthly law nor order no more.

— Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange

It is wonderful to dance with the moon under the twinkling starlight!

— Debasish Mridha

He should as he list be able to prove the moon is green cheese.

— Sir Thomas More

I love you as the moon loves the nightto show her charm, beauty and magic of light.

— Debasish Mridha

I just want you to know that I love you with everything I am—a million times a million and to the moon and back.

— Laura Miller, My Butterfly

The highest wisdom is continual cheerfulness such a state like the region above the moon is always clear and serene.

— Michel de Montaigne

If there was a little shine of gold on the moon, the mankind would have been to the moon even in the 19th century!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

This is a dying fleck of love, about a drunken man, and a broken woman, taking steps into the woods, trying to remember the days, when the moon was full.

— Rachel Blattstein

If I offer you the moon on a string, will you give me a kiss, too?” – Lucien Vanserra

— Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Thorns and Roses

Let the love of the moon kiss you good night, let the morning sun wake you up with loving light.

— Debasish Mridha

They say she is too much to handle, but when the moon pulls the tide and the wolves howl her name, blessed are the ones who have been taken by her wild.

— Nicole Lyons

It is scarcely the same thing to put a man on the moon as to put a bone in your nose.

— William Henry III

It’s very dangerous to put astronauts on a moon base where there’s radiation, solar flares and micro meteorites. It’d be much better to put robots on the moon and have them mentally connected to astronauts on the Earth.

— Michio Kaku

You are the prettiest flower in the garden of my love. As the moon longs for the night, my heart longs for your heart.

— Debasish Mridha

Tell me the story about how the sun loved the moon so much that he died every night to let her breathe.

— Anonymous

No matter how bleak and black her existence became, the familiar sight of the moon restored something within her, small as it was—like tiny fluttering wings of flame beating back the darkness.

— Shona Moyce, Immisceo Taken

i witness the birth of the moon and her servants walking the night sky pulling us into their wake

— A.P. Sweet, The Abattoir of Silence

You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.

— Gary Allan

Why doesn’t anyone go to the moon anymore? What happened to our optimism?

— Janet Turpin Myers, Nightswimming

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.

— Les Brown

…She squeezed Niall’s hand and bleakly said, “I don’t want you hurt.””Oh, Serena, that’s all I have to know.” And with that, he kissed her so passionately, she felt as though she had fae transported to the moon and back…

— Terry Spear, The Winged Fae

I watched the moon landing as a boy, and I thought that was the most exciting thing ever, going into space, orbiting Earth and exploring other planets. That looked fantastic.

— David Mackay

I like to love you as the moon loves the night. I only like to exist and feel my presence when you are with me.

— Debasish Mridha

And you are with us and one of us, and we are the people of the moon and the stars.

— Anne Rice

The blank face of the moon looked down wistfully on the pair and tried to lean in just a little closer.

— S E Grove

So she sat on the porch and watched the moon rise. Soon its amber fluid was drenching the earth, and quenching the thirst of the day.

— Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

He pauses for only a fraction of a second. Then he leans forward and presses his lips to mine, and the whole world powers off, the moon and the rain and the sky and the streets, and it’s just the two of us in the dark, alive, alive, alive.

— Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

I’m in no hurry: the sun and the moon aren’t, either.Nobody goes faster than the legs they have.If where I want to go is far away, I’m not there in an instant.(6/20/1919)

— Alberto Caeiro, The Collected Poems of Alberto Caeiro

The little space within the heart is as great as the vast universe. The heavens and the earth are there, and the sun and the moon and the stars. Fire and lightening and winds are there, and all that now is and all that is not.

— Prabhavananda, The Upanishads: Breath from the Eternal

If only, if only, the moon speaks no reply;Reflecting the sun and all that’s gone by.Be strong my weary wolf, turn around boldly.Fly high, my baby bird, My angel, my only

— Louis Sachar, Holes

If the most High grant thee to live, thou shall see after the third trumpet that the sun shall suddenly shine again in the night, and the moon thrice in the day:

— Compton Gage

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago… had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.

— Havelock Ellis

If the sky was full of stars and you didn’t have one, don’t be sad, maybe the moon will be yours one day.

— Eyden I.

I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.

— Mary Anne Radmacher

Self-loathing is man’s effort to sweep the moon of footprints.

— Joseph Grammer, Cocoon Kids

He had known several men who blew their heads off, and he had pondered it much. It seemed to him it was probably because they could not take enough happiness just from the sky and the moon to carry them over the low feelings that came to all men.

— Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove

People say- ‘NASA lies.’ I say- ‘the moon knows it all. Look at the moon and forget the spinning flat world.

— Munia Khan

Tape the sound of the moon fading at dawn. Give it to your mother to listen to when she’s in sorrow.

— Yoko Ono

The Church says that the Earth is flat, but I know that it is round. For I have seen the shadow of the earth on the moon and I have more faith in the Shadow than in the Church.

— Magellan

I swear that girl was born with a pen in her hand, the moon in her hair and stars in her soul.

— Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote!

— Susan B. Anthony

When the wolf howls and the moon dimshope fades with the waning light. Evil lurks at every turn as shadows waltz across the ebony night. Behold the midnight hour where all of reason takes flight.

— Grace Willows

I swear that girl was born with a pen in her hand, the moon in her hair, and stars in her soul.

— Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

A politician will promise the moon but deliver an ant hill

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

But even when the moon looks like it’s waning…it’s actually never changing shape. Don’t ever forget that.

— Ai Yazawa, Nana, Vol. 14

Don’t tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of light on broken glass.

— Bernard Cornwell

Many years ago, plunging was discovered when the moon was in two halves- it’s all about dreams, you see

— William O’Brien, Peter: A Darkened Fairytale

I write to create a sky where the moon can touch the sun and not get burned.

— Jenim Dibie

I had an inheritance from my father, It was the moon and the sun.And though I roam all over the world, The spending of it’s never done.

— Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

There is something haunting in the light of the moon it has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul and something of its inconceivable mystery.

— Joseph Conrad

I think the Lewis and Clark Expedition was the greatest undertaking in American History. I think landing a man on the moon pales next to it.

— Kathryn Lasky

I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.

— Neil Armstrong

Do you really believe that the moon isn’t there when nobody looks?

— Albert Einstein

I would look up at the moon and see that it was not the smooth orb we had all believed, but a pitted and scarred world with no air.

— Christopher Pike, The Last Vampire

Maybe the moon just lost herself gazing too long at the brilliance of the sun and that’s how she got her glow. And maybe we’re made of the same mysterious sort of magic that makes us magnify and mirror whatever we look at the most.

— Cristen Rodgers

Got no checkbooks, got no banks. Still I’d like to express my thanks – I’ve got the sun in the mornin’ and the moon at night.

— Irving Berlin

When we sense something, it is due to the movement of atoms in space. When I see the moon it is because “moon atoms” penetrate my eye.

— Jostein Gaarder, Sophie’s World

Tick Tock, The sun fell down; Ding Dong the moon took a peek, Ring Ding, It’s Harmonizing my Insanity

— Whitney Smith

A country so rich that it can send people to the moon still has hundreds of thousands of its citizens who can’t read. That’s terribly troubling to me.

— Charles Kuralt

If you think of the moon as already used, it’s not as difficult to take in, because then it’s just like you, Traveled the world like you, Seen the globe like you, But, it’s still bright.

— Adrianna Stepiano, Impossible to Compose: Love in Poems

The foolishness of chasing the moon ached my heart. I was stuck between the moon and the shore and surrounded by an empty sea.

— Kevin James Moore, The Go-Go Girl

Alexander the Great slept with ‘The Iliad’ beneath his pillow. Though I’ve never led an army, I am a wanderer. I cradle ‘The Odyssey’ nights while the moon is waning, as if it were the sweet body of a woman.

— Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

The sea is calm tonight.The tide is full, the moon lies fairUpon the straits;- on the French coast the lightGleams and is gone; the cliffs of England stand, glimmering and vast, out in the tranquil bay.

— Matthew Arnold, Dover Beach and Other Poems

When the moon is shining the cripple becomes hungry for a walk

— Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart

The sun and the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago . . . had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.

— Henry Ellis

Once a month, ripe with psychic energy, the moon grows to Her zenith. Blazing full with the sun’s rays through the night sky, it is with great compassion and love for her children that she luminesces.

— Lawren Leo, Dragonflame: Tap Into Your Reservoir of Power Using Talismans, Manifestation, and Visualization

I feel a little like the moon who took possession of you for a moment and then returned your soul to you. You should not love me. One ought not to love the moon. If you come too near me, I will hurt you.

— Anaïs Nin, Delta of Venus

I repeated: come with me, as if I were dying, and no one saw in my mouth the moon that was bleeding, no one saw the blood that was rising into the silence.Oh love, now let us forget the star with thorns!

— Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

No matter where it is in the sky… No matter where you are in the world… the moon is never bigger than your thumb. -John

— Nicholas Sparks, Dear John

Nature is the guardian of Africa. While the sun lights the African sky in day time, the moon begs the world to help her lighting Africa in the night

— Munia Khan

Live in the shadow of the moon until you’re bright enough to give birth to your own suns.

— Curtis Tyrone Jones

:Wait for me here?: :Until the moon crumbles into the sea, : Shadowmane whispered. Wareska laughed again. :Always so eloquently dramatic.:

— Ash Gray, The Seaglass Stair

I promised you the moon for your throne and stars to wear in your hair, ” said Amar, gesturing inside. “And I always keep my promises.

— Roshani Chokshi, The Star-Touched Queen

All great beginnings start in the dark, when the moon greets you to a new day at midnight.

— Shannon L. Alder

Hasn’t there always been a moon?””Bless you. Not in the slightest. I remember the day the moon came. We looked up in the sky–it was all dirty brown and sooty gray here then, not green and blue…

— Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

When the moon kisses the stas in the silence with her lights of love, my heart dances with ecstasy and beauty of life.

— Debasish Mridha

The flames of the luau bonfire burned brightly. Sparks flew into the sky and disappeared before they reached the stars above. Near the horizon, the moon was large and round and flawless as porcelain.

— Victoria Kahler, Capturing the Sunset

A long time ago people believed that the world is flat and the moon is made of green cheese. Some still do, to this day. The man on the moon is looking down and laughing.

— Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Life is too short to not have fun we are only here for a short time compared to the sun and the moon and all that.

— Coolio

I am a cemetery by the moon unblessed.

— Charles Baudelaire, Paris Spleen

Last night, I was a mad man searching for a whiff of your fragrance. The stars and the moon even laughed at me.

— Avijeet Das

A factory that can turn carbon nanotubes into a sheet a yard wide and long enough to stretch one-fourth of the way to the moon is not something you’ll find at your local industrial park. That’s the show-stopper for the space elevator. The ribbon.

— Seth Shostak

Sofi could see the lights in the distance, like the stars hanging above and the planet perched in the sky. Waiting breathless by the moon for them to visit in their rocket ship.

— Mary Weber

Don’t tell me the moon is shining show me the glint of light on broken glass.

— Anton Chekhov

We both wondered whether these contradictions that one can’t avoid if one begins to think of time and space may not really be proofs that the whole of life is a dream, and the moon and stars bits of nightmare.

— Arthur Machen, The Terror

Be the moon in somebody’s night. Be the yusr (ease), in somebody’s usr (hardship).

— Yasmin Mogahed

… we sat back and let the moon shine itself all over her, and we saw that Tia was full of light. Billy said that when we die the darkness leaves us.’We’re pure and perfect then, ‘ he said, ‘the way we are when we’re born.

— Glenda Millard, A Small Free Kiss in the Dark

I’m in no hurry: the sun and the moon aren’t, either.Nobody goes faster than the legs they have.If where I want to go is far away, I’m not there in an instant.

— Alberto Caeiro, The Collected Poems of Alberto Caeiro

Never ask me to reach for the moon when all I want is to hold your hand.” — Fidelis O Mkparu, author of ‘Love’s Affliction

— Fidelis O. Mkparu

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.

— George Carlin, Brain Droppings

The sun loves the moon so much that he dies every night to let her breathe, and in return, she reflects his love.

— Jeffrey Fry, Distilled Thoughts

The sun gives us light but the moon provides inspiration. If you look at the sun without shielding your eyes you’ll go blind. If you look at the moon without covering your eyes you’ll become a poet.

— Serge Bouchard

My walk on the moon lasted three days. My walk with God will last forever.

— Charles Duke

We all shine on…like the moon and the stars and the sun…we all shine on…come on and on and on…

— John Lennon

There are winter evenings in Massachusetts when there is no wind and the crust on the snow seems to hold in the cold. And if the moon is three-quarters full, its light adds a kind of warmth to the surrounding earth.

— Kathleen Kent, The Heretic’s Daughter

My mind an ever longingAs the moon longing for nightMake the night dreams of desireThat is my love.

— Debasish Mridha

Holding the moon in your hands, velvety, your heart beats on my lips.

— Kristian Goldmund Aumann, Love Poems: Love Conquers All

To struggle against the weight of sleep as reality eclipses the moon of your dreams is the purest sign of true love.

— Ross Caligiuri, Dreaming in the Shadows

I don’t want to believe in boxes or one-way relationships; I’m naïve, you see. I’d rather moon the moon than flip off a friend, but sometimes I flip so I don’t get flipped. And I still think I’m misunderstanding the Golden Rule.

— Chila Woychik, On Being a Rat and Other Observations

How do we know where we’re going? Follow the moon! Remember, the moon is always over Hollywood, and Needles isn’t far from Hollywood.

— Charles M. Schulz

We think that tomorrow, unless we surrender, they may drop the moon on us.” “You’re joking.””Wish I was.

— Neil Gaiman, Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

Don’t get caught staring at the moon while the sun is rising. Yesterday’s problem should never become today’s concern.

— Tyconis D. Allison Ty

The Snow White the midnight the moon tales of the mechanics

— Marissa Meyer, Winter

things like how to tell the age of a tree, the dances of the moon and tides, and the names of the clouds-like cumulonimbus and nimbosttratus-that sounded lie magic spells on his tongue.

— Michelle Cuevas, Beyond the Laughing Sky

S:uch is Heaven on Earth, in all landA:s the sun brightens to the moon N:ails the Creation in a palm of a hand, D:ancing IT makes the desert bloom.

— Ana Claudia Antunes, ACross Tic

«Zaki never grew tired of looking at the whiteness of Roar’s hair. It was as if the moon and the stars had taken root in it. And perhaps they had, so long ago when Roar travelled amongst them in his space shuttle.»From “The Stars Seem So Far Away

— Margrét Helgadóttir

I love you. I love you both so much.””To the moon and back?” Alice asked.”Oh my God, ” Georgie said, “so much farther.

— Rainbow Rowell, Landline

I still find the moon more amazing than the fact men have walked on it.

— Marty Rubin

The man who doesn’t howl at the moon when his mother dies is no man at all.

— Marty Rubin

The sun does not abandon the moon to darkness.

— Brian A. McBride, Dominion

I don’t think the space station is innovative. Going to the moon was innovative because we had no idea how to do it.

— Peter Diamandis

Out here, the open night is my church, the trees are my congregation, the stars are my angels and the moon is the only god that I know.

— A.P. Sweet, dead, but dreaming

We are going to the moon that is not very far. Man has so much farther to go within himself.

— Anaïs Nin

I was planning on giving them the sun and stars as well. It’s kind of a package deal; therefore, the moon is for lovers. The stars are for partners. The sun … for best friends.

— Rachel Van Dyken, The Consequence of Revenge

As a kid in Africa, you were so connected to nature itself because you went farming, watched the moon out at night, observed how the sky was different, and how the birds chanted different songs in the evening and the morning.

— Ishmael Beah

We prayed the moon would unstopper long enough to suck us through to the other side so we could see how dull the stars were at their backsides.

— Lindsay Hunter, Daddy’s

The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.

— Nicolaus Copernicus

There is one glory of the sun and another glory of the moon and another glory of the stars: for one star differeth from another star in glory.

— Anonymous

Life is as beautiful as the stars and the moon except when it is covered by the clouds of sadness and pain.

— Debasish Mridha

If the moon faerie became like the sun faerie, there would be eternal day and if the sun faerie became like the moon faerie, it would be pitch dark. Therefore you balance each other out. Do you see?

— Anja Owona Okoa, What if we’re faeries?

Into the darkness with the light of the moon beaming upon me. Bathing in the luminosity of it awakening the demon that is me!

— Eve Masters, Close Friends

The dance between darkness and light will always remain— the stars and the moon will always need the darkness to be seen, the darkness will just not be worth having without the moon and the stars.

— C. JoyBell C.

I love the moon as if she stole my heart.

— Debasish Mridha

With the moon walk, the religious myth that sustained these notions could no longer be held. With our view of earthrise, we could see that the earth and the heavens were no longer divided but that the earth is in the heavens. (105)

— Joseph Campbell, Thou Art That: Transforming Religious Metaphor

Woman cannot survive on droplets, she requires waves to regularly crash over her shores as the moon gives way to the sun…

— Virginia Alison

How can the moon be scooped from the water’s surface, or flowers be plucked from the void?

— Lisa See, Peony in Love

Let us be like the moon with love and beauty.Let us follow the night to love the tranquility and serenity.

— Debasish Mridha

I am longing for you in life and in deathAs the moon is longing for night and life is longing for breath

— Debasish Mridha

Visitation Day – I was not even born yet when the world stopped turning, twenty years ago. It is hard for me to imagine that moment, though I have heard the tale many times, for I have never seen the light of the moon or a sunrise

— Philip Webb, Where the Rock Splits the Sky

I wonder if every girl yearns for her father’s love, almost like waiting to catch the moon hiding in the trees—beautiful, yet so eternally elusive.-MUKTA

— Amita Trasi, The Color of our Sky

The moles came bearing their lamps and then the most ancient and magical creature that ever danced beneath the moon was lost in darkness once more.

— Robin Jarvis, The Oaken Throne

For me at age 11, I had a pair of binoculars and looked up to the moon, and the moon wasn’t just bigger, it was better. There were mountains and valleys and craters and shadows. And it came alive.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson

And there you sit, gloating over what you have done, as if you were a martyr or a public benefactor — as complacent and smug and misunderstood as a princess from the moon forced to herd goats!

— Hope Mirrlees

All shadows of clouds the sun cannot hide like the moon cannot stop oceanic tide;but a hidden star can still be smiling at night’s black spell on darkness, beguiling

— Munia Khan

Never drink with Dornishmen when the moon is full.

— George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

Words could be quite enough for magic to occur, when the night was warm enough and the moon waxing.

— Thomm Quackenbush, Flies to Wanton Boys

We can go mad whenever we like. We can leave our minds behind and play in the garden at night. The gate is always open. And the moon is always bright.

— JJ Vladimir