Moon Quotes

What are some quotes that mention the moon?

" Every one is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody."
Mark Twain

"As sure as the moon is round"

" If we can send a man to the moon, then why don't we send a woman?"
Kylie Bax

" The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them."

"When the moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly."

" If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it's OK. But you've got to shoot for something. A lot of people don't even shoot."

"You have to be able to appreciate these things. How many people can say it was a full moon last night and appreciate it?"
Sandy Miller

"Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star."
W. Clement Stone

"Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock."

"For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us."
Richard H. Baker

"From doing A Moon for the Misbegotten, I've learned that nobody's love can save anybody else. There are people who want to die, and nothing or nobody will stop them. The only one who can save you is yourself."
Gabriel Byrne

"From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go."
Tom Hanks

"Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life."
Jean Paul

"I always wondered if you clone your wife and have the cloned wife on the moon and the real wife down here, would that be considered cheating?"
Luis Guzman

"I am tired, beloved, of chafing my heart against the want of you; of squeezing it into little ink drops, and posting it. And I scald alone, here, under the fire of the great moon."
Amy Lowell

"I believe that the only way that the human race is gonna survive is to start colonizing space and setting up colonies on the moon, and then space stations."
Ace Frehley

"I did not want to write a story about the invasion of Earth, so I had to create a race capable of living nearby, which meant to either on the Moon, on Mars, or on Venus. I picked Venus."
Sarah Zettel

"I don't go along with going to Moon first to build a launch pad to go to Mars. We should go to Mars from Earth orbit. We have already been to the Moon; we've already practiced."
Wally Schirra

"I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated."
Jean Alesi

"I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky."
Anton Chekhov

"Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night."
Hal Borland

"Some ways of using our thinking are really inspiring. There are people who use their thinking to race cars. People use their thinking to build rockets to the moon. It's all just a use of your thinking."
Michael Nesmith

"Oh, don't let's ask for the moon. We've already got the stars."
Bette Davis

"Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women's lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women's menstrual cycles."
Carol P. Christ

"Never say no when a client asks for something, even if it is the moon. You can always try, and anyhow there is plenty of time afterwards to explain that it was not possible."
Richard M. Nixon

"Most people are unable to write because they are unable to think, and they are unable to think because they congenitally lack the equipment to do so, just as they congenitally lack the equipment to fly over the moon."
H. L. Mencken

"Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't see it - but there is."
Olive Schreiner

"I've never felt like I was born with a silver spoon at all, although I've felt like howling at the moon a lot of times!"
Van Morrison

"I've written a lot of books which are written from the moon - the view from nowhere."
Clifford Geertz

"If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out.."
William Blake

" If you strive for the moon, maybe you'll get over the fence."
James Wood

" The army is always the same. The sun and the moon change. The army knows no seasons."
Frank S. Nugent

" The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money."

" The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep to-night."
William C. Bryant

" The moon is brighter since the barn burned."
Matsuo Basho

" The moon is essentially gray, no color. It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand with lots of footprints in it."
James A. Lovell

" The moon is very rugged."
Alan Bean

" The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon."
Jean Ingelow

" The directors thought, They understand nothing in the real economy, in real life. They read some stupid books, and they came from the moon to the earth, and maybe in one month they will disappear."
Anatoly Chubais

" 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

" The Moon and Mars were the two most likely candidates for life in the solar system; what exists beyond our solar system is mere guesswork."
Walter Lang

" The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and use by all countries. No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty."
Lyndon B. Johnson

" The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to."
Carl Sandburg

" The moon of a bright silver, which dazzles by its shining, illumines a world which surely is no longer ours; for it resembles in nothing what may be seen in other lands."
Pierre Loti

" They don't know how the world is shaped. And so they give it a shape, and try to make everything fit it. They separate the right from the left, the man from the woman, the plant from the animal, the sun from the moon. They only want to count to two."
Emma Bull

" There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon."
Matsuo Basho

" There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets."
Thomas More

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

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

" The Sun, Moon and Stars are there to guide us."
Dennis Banks

" Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other."
Sojourner Truth

" Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."

" We constantly learn new lessons up here. The experiences we gather will enable us to establish a long-term station on the moon and to go on to Mars."
John Phillips

" We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."
Mother Teresa

"Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out, and I will tell you how old you are, and I shall know if you are happy."
Henri Frederic Amiel

" We'll go back to the moon by not learning anything new."
Burt Rutan

" Well, my wife always says to me, and I think it's true, it's very difficult for us to understand the Elizabethan understanding and enjoyment and perception of form as it is to say... it would be for them to understand computers or going to the moon or something."
Mark Rylance

" 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

" 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

" What will it profit this country if we... put our man on the Moon by 1970 and at the same time you can't walk down Woodward Avenue in this city without fear of some violence? "
Jerome Cavanagh

" Years of science fiction have produced a mindset that it is human destiny to expand from Earth, to the Moon, to Mars, to the stars."
Barney Oliver

" You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars."
Gary Allan

" You marvel at the economy and this choice of words. How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon? After Sylvia Plath, what can you say?"
Toni Morrison

" You moon the wrong person at an office party and suddenly you're not 'professional' any more."
Jeff Foxworthy

" You talk about American technocracy and you find men on the moon, not once, but several times... and safely home again."
Gordon Sinclair

" You've got the sun, you've got the moon, and you've got the Rolling Stones."
Keith Richards

" When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism!"
David Starr Jordan

" When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator."
Mohandas Gandhi

" When I made Blue Moon Swamp, there was a lot of trial and error; I was trying to find people who would be simpatico with my style, and with what I had in mind for the album."
John Fogerty

" Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures."
M. F. K. Fisher

" Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote!"
Susan B. Anthony

" Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun."
Robert Burton

" Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun."
John Lennon

" I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it."
Albert Einstein

" The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand."
Frederic Lawrence Knowles

" I don't know if there are men on the moon, but if there are they must be using the earth as their lunatic asylum."
George Bernard Shaw

" I'm standing on the moon, with nothing left to do, with a lonely view of heaven, but I'd rather be with you."

" Man is now able to soar into outer space and reach up to the moon; but he is not moral enough to live at peace with his neighbor!"
Sri Sathya Sai Baba

" When a finger points to the moon, the imbecile looks at the finger."
Chinese Proverbs

" Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon."
Oscar Wilde

" When I admire the wonder of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in worship of the Creator."
Mahatma Gandhi

" The moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun."
William Shakespeare

" Who knows if the moon's / a balloon, coming out of a keen city / in the sky - filled with pretty people?"
E. E. Cummings

" Love is like the moon, when it does not increase, it decreases."

" Don't tell me the sky is the limit, there are footprints on the moon!"
Dorothy Parker

" I pointed out to you the stars (the moon) and all you saw was the tip of my finger."
Tanzania Proverb

" They say true love only comes around once and you have to hold out and be strong until then. I have been waiting. I have been searching. I am a man under the moon, walking the streets of earth until dawn. There's got to be someone for me. It's not too much to ask. Just someone to be with. Someone to love. Someone to give everything to. Someone."
Henry Rollins

" Ignorance is the night of the mind, a night without moon or star."

" Woman wants monogamy; Man delights in novelty. Love is woman's moon and sun; Man has other forms of fun. . . With this the gist and sum of it, What earthly good can come of it?"
Dorothy Parker

" I bet a fun thing would be to go way back in time to where there was going to be an eclipse and tell the cave men, "If I have come to destroy you, may the sun be blotted out from the sky." Just then the eclipse would start, and they'd probably try to kill you or something, but then you could explain about the rotation of the moon and all, and everyone would get a good laugh."
Jack Handy

" Fear can sometimes be a useful emotion. For instance, let's say you're an astronaut on the moon and you fear that your partner has been turned into Dracula. The next time he goes out for the moon pieces, wham!, you just slam the door behind him and blast off. He might call you on the radio and say he's not Dracula, but you just say, "Think again, bat man."
Jack Handy

" I suppose there were moonless nights and dark ones with but a silver shaving and pale stars in the sky, but I remember them all as flooded with the rich indolence of a full moon."
Willa Sibert Cather

" Never say [to younger people] "that was before your time," because the last full moon was before their time!"
Bill Cosby

" Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun."
Robert Burton

" Most women would rather have someone whisper their name at optimum moments than rocket with contractions to the moon"
Merle Shain

" As long as the sun shines one does not ask for the moon."
Russian Proverb

" Don't judge any man until you have walked two moons in his moccasins."
Indian Proverb

" Aiming for the moon and missing it is better than aiming for the ditch and hitting it."

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

" Rejecting things because they are old-fashioned would rule out the sun and the moon -- and a mother's love."

" Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves."
Karl Kraus