243 Moon Quotes Celebrating The Shine In Darkness

The Moon has captivated humankind since the dawn of time, as seen in these moon quotes.

As it waxes and wanes, the Moon symbolizes mystery, beauty, and endless possibilities.

From inspiring poets and philosophers to fueling the imagination of science fiction creators, the Moon has left an indelible mark on our collective consciousness.

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We delve into the illuminating words of poets, scientists, and famous people.

Fasten your seat belts and prepare to be transported to a realm where the Moon reigns supreme, and its captivating presence invites us to dream, explore, and reach for the stars.

What are the benefits of reading these moon quotes?

The moon is full of imperfections, but it’s still beautiful and a pleasure to watch.

This makes the moon, and these moon quotes, perfect for life metaphors and lessons.

It has beauty and elegance without reason.

Like the moon, we should:

  • Be calm
  • Reflect beauty despite being imperfect in appearance
  • Shine in the darkness
  • Embrace the changes in our lives without fearing what differences they might bring

The moon goes through phases much as we do.

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Be like the moon

Strive to achieve every success but do not bask in your glories for long.

Just like the moon wanes, you should be open to shedding your past to pick yourself up to scale a new peak.

To shine your life with imagination and possibilities, our collection of beautiful, wise, and inspirational moon quotes, moon sayings, and moon proverbs collected from various sources over the years is below.

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Moon quotes to help you see the beauty of life

1. “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”  – Anton Chekhov

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2. “It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.”  – Galileo Galilei

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3. “The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.” – Carl Sandburg

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4. “The moon stared at me through sprinkled nighttime stardust and I alone smile.” – Jay Long

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5. “She is twice as beautiful as the moon and all of the stars together.” – Giovannie de Sadeleer

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6. “The moon is the reflection of your heart and moonlight is the twinkle of your love.” – Debasish Mridha

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7. “The moon fascinates us in her simplicity.” – Avijeet Das

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8. “The Moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.” – Arthur C. Clarke

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9. “There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.”- George Carlin

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10. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”  – Les Brown

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Moon quotes to celebrate the shine in the darkness

11. “Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” —Mark Twain

Moon quotes about our dark sides

12. “The moon rested right above the mountains, a place I call home.”― Daniel Wallock

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13. “There is no dark side of the moon really. Matter of fact it’s all dark.” —Pink Floyd

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14. “The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.” —Jean Ingelow

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15. “The sun Watches what I do. But the moon knows all my secrets.” —J.M Wonderland

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16. “In presence of the Moon nobody sees stars.” —Amit Kalantri

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17. “And all the insects ceased in honor of the moon.” — Jack Kerouac

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18. “The day, water, sun, moon, night: I do not have to purchase these things with money.” Plautus

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19. “Full moon is a good fisherman; every eye is easily caught in his net!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

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20. “If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they’d immediately go out.” — William Blake

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21. “The moon — a luminous guide for the poetic musings of my soul.” ― Meeta Ahluwalia

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22. “There’s no point in saving the world if it means losing the moon.” — Tom Robbins

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23. “If you strive for the moon, maybe you’ll get over the fence.” — James Wood

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24. “We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.” – Khalil Gibran

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25. “You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.” — Gary Allan

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26. “I feel like the moon is a very beautiful woman. She’s in control.” — Ravyn Lenae

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27. “The moon is brighter since the barn burned.” — Matsuo Basho

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28. “Always remember we are under the same sky, looking at the same moon.” – Maxine Lee

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29. “The Moon was so beautiful that the ocean held up a mirror.” – Ani DiFranco

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30. “Be the moon and inspire people, even when you’re far from full.” – K. Tolnoe

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31. “During the day the Sun causes wounds. And in the night the Moon heals the wounds. The mountain waits all day for the night when his moon will be finally bright.”  – Suyasha Subedi

32. “You are the sun. You bring warmth, laughter and joy—but he is the moon. He draws me into a world of mystery that I have never known.” – Meredith T. Taylor

33. “I can feel the moon’s love for the earth in my soul when it’s magical silent silvery light touches my heart.” – Debasish Mridha MD

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34. “Be like the moon in someone’s sky and show her the way of life with your loving silvery lights during the darkness.” – Debasish Mridha MD
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35.) “The moon is queen of everything. She rules the oceans, rivers, rain. When I am asked whose tears these are; I always blame the moon.” – Lucille Clifton

36. “Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.”- Gautama Buddha

37. “We may look at the same moon, but our hearts sing different songs depending on our inner emotions and perceptions.”  – Debasish Mridha MD

38. “As the seas are claimed, the Moon shall be the jewel in the prize. Claimed, not as a safe haven, but as an island of menace within the sky. And the last nail will have been driven home when humanity realizes their inactive mistakes.” – Anthony T. Hincks

39. “It is no secret that the moon has no light of her own, but is, as it were, a mirror, receiving brightness from the influence of the sun.” – Vitruvius
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40. “The moon, like a flower in heaven’s high bower, With silent delight Sits and smiles on the night.”- William Blake

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41. “The wisdom of the Moon is greater than the wisdom of the Earth, because the Moon sees the universe better than the Earth can see it.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

42. “We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win.”  – John F. Kennedy

43. “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

44. “When the storm is over and night falls and the moon is out in all its glory and all you’re left with is the rhythm of the sea, of the waves, you know what God intended for the human race, you know what paradise is.” – Harold Pinter

45. “When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” – Mahatma Gandhi

46. “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. “– Confucius

47. “When I look at the moon I do not see a hostile, empty world. I see the radiant body where man has taken his first steps into a frontier that will never end.” – David Scott

48. “The lovely moon may not be able to breathe, but it takes our breath away with her incredible beauty and soft silvery love.” – Debasish Mridha MD

49. “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

50. “Your thoughts are a veil on the face of the Moon. That Moon is your heart, and those thoughts cover your heart. So let them go, just let them fall into the water.” – Rumi

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Moon quotes to elevate your mind

51. “She used to tell me that a full moon was when mysterious things happen and wishes come true.”― Shannon A. Thompson

52. “This super full moon brings grounding that opens a doorway of new healing, new teaching and new mysteries.” —Unknown

53. “The moon was reigning over their world, glowing its full splendor to all those willing to look up.”― Irina Serban

54. “The beautiful moon is an antidepressant. Love for her light is in every heart because she is so friendly, loving and forgiving.” – Debasish Mridha MD

55. “But even when the moon looks like it’s waning…it’s actually never changing shape. Don’t ever forget that.” – Ai Yazawa

56. “The moon will guide you through the night with her brightness, but she will always dwell in the darkness, in order to be seen.” – Shannon L. Alder

57. “The moon is a loyal companion. It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do.” – Tahereh Mafi

58. “The magic of autumn has seized the countryside; now that the sun isn’t ripening anything it shines for the sake of the golden age; for the sake of Eden; to please the moon for all I know.”  – Elizabeth Coatsworth

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59. “If someday the moon calls you by your name don’t be surprised, because every night I tell her about you.” —Shahrazad al-Khalij

60. “When we are looking at the moon, we see the purest reflection of our own beauty and magic, which is why we love the moon so much.” – Debasish Mridha MD

More moon quotes and sayings

61. “This is what I am talking about: the bewitching power of moonlight. Moonlight incites dark passions like a cold flame, making hearts burning with the intensity of phosphorus.” – Rampo Edogawa

62. “You may have the dark and cold street life, ruled by the lessor light of the moon. During this time, I restore my temple, and later awake to greet the awesome radiance of the sun-star.” – T.F. Hodge

63. “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

64. “The moon shines for you.” — Lisa Loeb

65. “It was the kind of moon that I would want to send back to my ancestors and gift to my descendants so they know that I too have been bruised…by beauty.” — Sanober Khan

66. “If you have a problem with the Moon in the sky and you are unhappy, change yourself, because the Moon won’t change!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

67. “And at the end of the night, they realized how important those little stars were, which they ignored while adoring the beauty of the moon whole night.” – Akshay Vasu

68. “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

69. “The moon does not fight. It attacks no one. It does not worry. It does not try to crush others. It keeps to its course, but by its very nature, it gently influences.” – Deng Ming-Dao

70. “And all the stars in the deep blue sky are the tears of the moon; the ones he cried while dreaming about the sun.”― Laura Chouette

Other moon quotes and sayings

71. “I’d rather live in a world where I get to love the moon than in one where I don’t, even if the moon won’t return the feeling.”  – Alex London

72. “He could well imagine what the moon had given her: pure solitude and tranquility. That was the best thing the moon could give a person.” – Haruki Murakami

73. “Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. Then your love would also change.” – William Shakespeare

74. “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha

75. “That’s the thing about the moon… the closer she gets to you, the rougher the seas. Unless, of course, you are the sun.” – Erin Van Vuren

76. “I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.” – Tom Hanks

77. “The moon is the sun at your place splashing its rays below but it’s the same art board we stare at!” – Suyasha Subedi

78. “Smile like the moon to make life beautiful, because in your beautiful smile life finds meaning.”  – Debasish Mridha MD

79. “When hope is fleeting, stop for a moment and visualize, in a sky of silver, the crescent of a lavender moon. Imagine it — delicate, slim, precise, like a paper-thin slice from a cabochon jewel. It may not be very useful, but it is beautiful. And sometimes it is enough.”  – Vera Nazarian

80. “She was like the moon, half here and half somewhere else.” – Meeta Ahluwalia

81. “There’s the moon asking to stay long enough for the clouds to fly me away.” — Jeff Buckley

82. “Drink in the moon as though you might die of thirst.” — Sanober Khan

83. “This is not only a full moon for me. This is an image of your face for me.” — Gaurav G.R.V. Sharma

84. “That what secretly flows between us today, will gleam tomorrow, the way the full moon does.” — Rafy Rohaan

85. “For you, full moon, keep vigil for you, my girl, keep vigil for you, my love.” — Miguel Ángel Sáez Gutiérrez

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Beautiful moon quotes about our light in the night sky

86. “The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.” — Alfred Noyes

87. “I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it.” — Albert Einstein

88. “We all shine on… like the moon and the stars and the sun… we all shine on.” — John Lennon

89. “The moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, color, and nuance.” Arthur Smith

90. “The moon is a silver pin-head vast, That holds the heaven’s tent-hangings fast.” — William R. Alger

91. “Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born—you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.” — E.E. Cummings

92. “The moon can never breathe, but it can take our breath away with the beauty of its cold, arid orb.” — Munia Khan

93. “I swear, the reason for full moons is so the gods can more clearly see the mischief they create.” — Michael J. Sullivan

94. “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

95. “The sky was a midnight-blue, like warm, deep, blue water, and the moon seemed to lie on it like a water-lily, floating forward with an invisible current.” — Willa Cather

Moon quotes from song lyrics

96. “My mind be so cloudy baby, I can’t see the moon. I’m only talking facts, I don’t assume.” — Virgo Parks, High as the Moon

97. “I can’t see the darkness anymore. When I’m staring at the moon, moon I don’t feel the darkness anymore.” — Esy Defrin, Moon

98. “Nights on the moon. I’m not weightless, but I feel close to it. I can hit heights on the moon.” — Alex Parker, Nights on the Moon

99. “Dark moon, way up high up in the sky. Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why you’ve lost your splendor.” — Elvis Presley, Dark Moon

100. “We’re gonna chase the moon, chase the moon, chase the moon tonight. We’re gonna leave the world behind.” — Sha Breezie, Chase the Moon

101. “Let go and let it be. Baby grab my hand and go along with the beat. Now you’re in the dark side of the moon.” — Sebastian Hex, Dark Side of the Moon

102. “Groove it till you feel it. Feel the rhythm in your feet and close your eyes and feel your heart beating to the moon music.” — TonzA, Dancin’ on a Moon

103. “And if you fit into my world I’ll give you every galaxy. The sun, the sea, the earth, the moon; So tell me, do you feel it too?” — Hailee Smogavec, Over the Moon

104. “Looking at the moon in the night sky, thinking ’bout the ways it can change lives. Thinking ’bout the way it can change tides. Thinking ’bout how I always miss it in the daytime.” — A.T.S.D., Moon

105. “Everybody said that the moon won’t fall. It’s been there for time, holding strong and tall. Everybody said that the moon won’t fall. No need to panic, no worries at all.” — FoxyNoTail, Slack’s Fault

Moon quotes from Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin along with other people involved in the Apollo missions

106. “That’s one small step for [a] man; one giant leap for mankind.” — Neil A. Armstrong, Commander of Apollo 11

107. “Frequently on the lunar surface I said to myself, This is the Moon, that is the Earth. I’m really here, I’m really here!” — Alan Bean, Apollo 12

108. “It’s different, but it’s very pretty out here. I suppose they are going to make a big deal of all this.” — Neil A. Armstrong, Commander of Apollo 11

109. “Here Men From Planet Earth First Set Foot Upon The Moon July 1969 A.D. We Came In Peace For All Mankind.” — Plaque left on the Moon by Apollo 11

110. “I think a future flight should include a poet, a priest and a philosopher . . . we might get a much better idea of what we saw.” — Michael Collins, Apollo 11

111. “If somebody had said before the flight, “Are you going to get carried away looking at the earth from the moon?” I would have said, “No, no way.” But yet when I first looked back at the earth, standing on the moon, I cried.” — Alan Shepard, Astronaut

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112. “When the eagle landed on the moon, I was speechless—overwhelmed, like most of the world. Couldn’t say a word. I think all I said was, “Wow! Jeez!” Not exactly immortal. Well, I was nothing if not human.” — Walter Cronkite, CBS News Anchor

113. “Well, Frank, my thoughts are very similar. The vast loneliness up here at the moon is awe-inspiring, and it makes you realize what you have back there on earth. The earth from here is a grand oasis in the big vastness of space.” — Jim Lovell, live Apollo 8

114. “This has been far more than three men on a mission to the Moon; more still than the efforts of a government and industry team; more, even, than the efforts of one nation. We feel this stands as a symbol of the insatiable curiosity of all mankind to explore the unknown.” — Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11

115. “Neil and Buzz, I am talking to you by telephone from the Oval Office at the White House, and this certainly has to be the most historic telephone call ever made. Because of what you have done, the heavens have become a part of man’s world. As you talk to us from the Sea of Tranquility, it inspires us to redouble our efforts to bring peace and tranquility to Earth.” — President Richard M. Nixon

Moon quotes from the bible

116. “Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light!” — Psalm 148:3

117. “The moon and stars to rule by night, for His lovingkindness is everlasting.” — Psalm 136:7-9

118. “He made the moon for the seasons; The sun knows the place of its setting.” — Psalm 104:19

119. “It shall be established forever like the moon, and the witness in the sky is faithful.” — Psalm 89:37

120. “When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained.” — Psalm 8:3

121. “God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night.” — Genesis 1:16-18

122. “And the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar.” — Jeremiah 31:35

123. “There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for star differs from star in glory.” 1 Corinthians 15:41

124. “And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illumined it, and its lamp is the Lamb.” — Revelation 21:23

125. “Now he had still another dream, and related it to his brothers, and said, ‘Lo, I have had still another dream; and behold, the sun and the moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me.’” — Genesis 37:9

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126. The moon understands what it means to be human. Uncertain. Alone. Cratered by imperfections.” – Tahereh Mafi

127. “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

128. What other body could pull an entire ocean from shore to shore? The moon is faithful to its nature and its power is never diminished.” – Deng Ming-Dao

129. “There was a man who loved the moon, but whenever he tried to embrace her, she broke into a thousand pieces and left him drenched, with empty arms.” ― Laini Taylor

130. “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 tonight.” – William C Bryant

131. “Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change.” ― William Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet”

132. “Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day.” – German Proverb

133. “I want to be in love with you the same way I am in love with the moon with the light shining out of its soul.” — Sanober Khan

134. “The full moon appears at night with all its might and erases all the stars from the sky! Do the same to impress the world, stand in front of the world with all your strength and all your being!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

135. “We love the night and its quiet; and there is no night that we love so well as that on which the moon is coffined in clouds.” — Fitz-James O’Brien

Moon quotes that will make you think

136. “The moon is alive because of the darkness – how could we ever be afraid of something that gives the stars a home?” – Laura Chouette

137. “A full moon hung across the heavens like a pregnant belly.” ― Kien Nguyen

138. “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

139. “We take daylight for granted. But moonlight is another matter.”― Richard Adams

140. “Don’t worry if you’re making waves just by being yourself. The Moon does it all the time.” – Scott Stabile

141. “The sun works the day shift; the moon, the night shift.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

142. “Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne

143. “The light of the Moon reminds us that when we share the light of others, we shine in our own unique way.”― Suzy Davies

144. “The moon was up, painting the world silver, making things look just a little more alive.”
― N.D. Wilson

145. “The Moon is not an electric light bulb that you can change with another!”― Avijeet Das

Moon Quotes For Its Bright Glow

146. “We are going to the moon that is not very far. Man has so much farther to go within himself.” ― Anais Nin

147. “Tonight I’m going to shower  and then just walk for about four hours and look at the moon.” ― Rafer Johnson

148. Fly me to the moon, let me play among the stars.” ― Frank Sinatra

149. “I am bold enough to say that a man-made Moon voyage will never occur regardless of all scientific advances.” ― Lee De Forest

150. “For the moon though one, dispels the darkness, which the stars, though numerous, do not.” ― Chanakya

151. “How very wonderful friends the moon, the sea and the night are!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan

152. We went to the moon and discovered Earth.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

153. “It broke my heart when I learned the moon had been passing the sun’s light off as its own.” ― Joanna Newsom

154. “I feel as though someone’s handed me the moon… and I don’t exactly know what to do with it.” ― Lucy Maud Montgomery

155. “They say reach for the stars and you will get to the moon. I say reach for yourself and you will get to the stars.” ― Francisco Leon

Moon Quotes That Will Make You Focus

156. “I see myself at crossroads in my life, mapless, lacking bits of knowledge – then, the Moon breaks through, lights up the path before me.” ― John J. Geddes

157. “We’ll go into orbit. We’ll go to the Moon. This business has no limits.” ― Richard Branson

158. “The moon’s a powerful mistress. She can reach through any wall or covering and work her wicked charms.” ― Darren Shan

159. “Poetry is like standing on the edge of a lake on a moonlit night and the light of the moon is always pointing straight at you.” ― Billy Collins

160. When finger point at moon, don’t look at finger or you’ll miss the moon.” ― Bruce Lee

161. “Seen from the moon we are all the same size.” ― Multatuli

162. “When water is still like a mirror it can behold the Moon.” ― Rumi

163. “Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being.” ― Deepak Chopra

164. “We know what the surface of the moon is better than we know what the surface of the sea floor is.” ― James Garner

165. “I have the LIFE magazine of the men walking on the moon.” ― Christa McAuliffe

Moon Quotes About Its Glow

166. “The sun and moon shine on all without partiality.” ― Confucius

167. “You can’t love by desiring an extremely vague desire of a very vague moon.” ― Leonard Woolf

168. Scientific man is already on the moon, and yet we are still living with the moral concepts of Homer.” ― Michelangelo Antonioni

169. “A sudden cloud formation of birds was swallowed up by the moon, and he was just as suddenly penned in by four walls-the demons’ pen.” ― Mo Yan

170. “I see the moon like a clipped piece of silver. Like gilded bees the stars cluster round her.” ― Oscar Wilde

171. “How many more times will you watch the full moon rise? Perhaps twenty. And yet it all seems limitless.” ― Paul Bowles

172. “The moon glows on the river, wind rustles the pines. Long night clear evening–what are they for?” ― Ueda Akinari

173. “And I tell myself, a moon will rise from my darkness.” ― Mahmoud Darwish

174. “The piece of equipment I’m most found off is my telescope.  The other night I had a superb view of the moon.” ― Arthur C. Clarke

175. “In any city with lots of skyscrapers, lots of skyline, the moon seems bigger than it is. It’s called the moon illusion.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

Fascinating Moon Quotes For You

176. “The Moon affects people in other ways, for a beautiful crescent suspended in a twilit sky can stir our hearts.” — Ken Croswell

177. “The new Moon is an auspicious time for a fresh start.” — Cerridwen Greenleaf

178. “When one starts thinking of the full moon as a common sight that will come again to one’s eyes ad-infinitum, the value of life is diminished and life goes by uncherished.” — Roman Payne

179. “The moon is the accomplice of all things related to the heart.” — Walter Mercado

180. “Unlike the sun’s rays, which burn the earth, the moon soothes with her gentle radiance.” — Lillian Too

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181. “I’ve never seen a moon in the sky that, if it didn’t take my breath away, at least misplaced it for a moment.” — Colin Farrell

182. “Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; for I am like the moon, you will see me with a new face everyday.” — Rumi

183. “The moon is too close. I want to go further.” — Shirley MacLaine

184. “Under the beautiful moonlight, there remains no ugly reality.” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

185. “I can hit it farther on the moon. But actually, my swing is better here on Earth.” — Alan Shepard

Moon Quotes For A Beautiful Sky

186. “The moon is but a candle-glow / That flickers thro’ the gloom / The starry space, a castle hall.” — Vachel Lindsay

187. “The Moon is almost as obvious as the Sun. Clouds permitting, we can see it in the evening sky nearly half the time.” — David A. Rothery

188. “Beautiful Moon, with thy silvery light, / Thou seemest most charming to my sight; / As I gaze upon thee in the sky so high, / A tear of joy does moisten mine eye.” — William Topaz McGonagall

189. “While gazing on the moon’s light, / A moment from her smile I turn’d, / To look at orbs that, more bright, / In lone and distant glory burn’d.” — Thomas Moore

190. “Roses and lilies, romance and love, / Still moon, chill moon, swinging above? / Slender your feet as a white birds throat, / High moon, shy moon, drifting your boat.” — Zora Bernice May Cross

191. “Lights go off / We can make love on a full moon / Everything’s fine on a full moon / Lights go off on a full moon.” — Hiroomi Tosaka

192. “I’ll love those moonlight looks alone / That bless my home and guide my way.” — Thomas Moore

193. “I have a compact to commune / A monthly midnight with the Moon; / Into its face I stare and stare, / And find sweet understanding there.” — Robert William Service

194. “Those stars, that moon, for me they shine / With lovely, but no startling light; / My joy is much, but not as thine, / A joy that fills the pulse, like fright.” — Coventry Patmore

195. “The Moon is our nearest neighbour in space – only about a quarter of a million miles away – and is our faithful companion, staying together with us as we journey around the Sun.” — Patrick Moore

Moon Quotes About Lunar Inspiration

196. “The moon is a celestial object that symbolizes mystery, wonder, and the cyclical nature of life and death.” ― J.K. Rowling

197. The moon is a faithful witness to all that transpires on the Earth and the skies above.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

198. “The moon is a symbol of eternal love and infinite possibility, reminding us that anything is possible if we dare to reach for it.” ― Oprah Winfrey

199. “The moon is a mirror reflecting the mysteries of the universe, a silent sentinel keeping watch over our world.” ― John F. Kennedy

200. “The moon has a magic all its own. It can inspire, uplift, and reveal the deepest secrets of the human soul.” ― Maya Angelou

201. The moon is a constant reminder that we are never truly alone in the universe.” ― Stephen Hawking

202. “The moon is a celestial body that has inspired poets, musicians, and lovers for centuries.” ― Dan Brown

203. The moon is not a deity but a grand and wondrous natural phenomenon.” ― Isaac Asimov

204. “The moon is a white weird glitter that they stick up there to give the stars something to play with.” ― Dylan Thomas

205. “The moon has been a light in the night sky for as long as there have been people to look up and wonder.” ― Neil Armstrong

Moon Quotes About the Glow of the Moon

206. “Possibilities are always revealed in the moonlight.” ― Andrew Pacholyk

207. “The moon doesn’t approve of the screaming in the cornfield.” ― Seanan McGuire

208. “The huge gibbous moon that rose in the sky as darkness fell cast hardly a glimmer under the trees.” ― Peter Graham

209. “In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars.” ― Alexander Solzhenitsyn

210. “There is a moonlight note in the Moonlight Sonata; there is a thunder note in an angry sky.” ― Dejan Stojanovic

211. “A moon shining a broken road oversea; a lone woman naked to her waist waits at the edge of moonlight; a shadow person watching for meaning somewhere.” ― Keri Hulme

212. “Thirty-five craters on the moon are named for Jesuit scientists and mathematicians.” ― Thomas E. Woods Jr.

213. “Death’s life should have listened to the moonly whispers of breathing in the coldest nights” ― Munia Khan

214. “I’m convinced that before the year 2000 is over, the first child will have been born on the moon.” ― Wernher Von Braun

215. “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 Quotes that Illuminate the Night

216. “I could make love with you until the mood decides to never glow again.” ― Melody Lee

217. “The moon in her chariot of pearl.” ― Oscar Wilde

218. “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

219. “And he beholds the moon; like a rounded fragment of ice filled with motionless light.” ― Gustave Flaubert

220. “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

221. “Look at that moon. Potato weather for sure.” ― Thornton Wilder

222. “The journey of the sun and moon is predictable, but yours is your ultimate art.” ― Suzy Kassem

223. “It’s the moon that moves me. The sunlight makes everything so obvious.” ― Bavo Dhooge

224. “The sun does not abandon the moon to darkness.” ― Brian A. McBride

225. “As different as a moonbeam from lightning, or frost from fire.” ― Emily Brontë

Moon Quotes that Illuminate the Night Sky

226. We ran as if to meet the moon.” — Robert Frost

227. Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” — Paul Brandt

228. “It’s only a paper moon sailing over a cardboard sea.” — Billy Rose

229. “Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” — W. Clement Stone

230. “The moon stays bright when it doesn’t avoid the night.” — Rumi

231. “My lord, they say five moons were seen to-night– Four fixed, and the fifth did whirl about The other four in wondrous motion.” — William Shakespeare

232. “The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand.” — Frederic Lawrence Knowles

233. “The Heavenly City will vie with the moon and even the sun for beauty and splendour!” — David Berg

234. “I am surprised nothing has been made of the fact that astronaut Neil Armstrong carried no sidearms when he landed on the moon.” — Arthur Goldberg

235. “Mercy among the virtues is like the moon among the stars … It is the light that hovers above the judgment seat.” — Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Moon Quotes Reflecting the Mystique of the Moon

236. “Moon, worn thin to the width of a quill,/ In the dawn clouds flying,/ How good to go, light into light, and still/ Giving light, dying.” — Sara Teasdale

237. “I’d like to write the way I do my paintings, that is, as fantasy takes me, as the moon dictates.” — Paul Gauguin

238. “And whiter grows the foam, The small moon lightens more; And as I turn me home, My shadow walks before.” — Robert Bridges

239. “There are subtle things you can do without crossing the line. If I see I’ve got up my opponent’s nose, I will be over the moon. Job done.” — Ian Poulter

240. “We know less about the ocean’s bottom than about the moon’s back side.” — Roger Revelle

241. “I’m still ready to go to the moon, if they’ll take me.” — Walter Cronkite

242. “But who will watch my lilies, When their blossoms open white? By day the sun shall be sentry, And the moon and the stars by night!” — Bayard Taylor

243. “The moon does not think to be reflected, nor does the water think to reflect, in the Hirosawa Pond.” — Yamaoka Tesshu

244. “I can’t simulate you with moon, moon is fully naked and you are fully clothed.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

245. “You are as beautiful as sky, as soft as moon, as shiny as stars and as angry as Sun.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

246. “I cannot squeeze the stars; but I can squeeze my mind to feel the moon compressed.” ― Munia Khan

247. “Of course I want the moon. And were you to offer it, I’d propose as a trade the stars in my eyes.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

248. “when I see you, I see mystery – a pale moon’s beauty behind a veil of cloud” ― John Geddes

249. “Shine and shimmer my Harvest Moon, illuminate the shadows in the sky.” ― A.F. Stewart

250. “Head for the moon. If you miss, you will still be among the stars” ― David Gandy

251. “We think that tomorrow, unless we surrender, they may drop the moon on us.” ― Neil Gaiman

252. “We are like the moon. The moon shines anyway, but it does not produce its own light.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

253. “Once more and for the last time, the moon flashed above and broke into pieces, and then everything went black.” ― Mikhail Bulgakov

Did you enjoy these moon quotes?

The moon makes our world beautiful at night.

Just like it, we should have confidence in our beauty and elegance, regardless of whatever imperfections we might have.

The moon reminds us that darkness can’t take away the beauty of life.

Despite the ups and downs of life, we should reflect beauty and believe in our purpose.

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  1. D'Marie

    September 12, 2019 at 10:46 PM

    George Carlin’s quote, by far! Very introspective.

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