50 Quotes about the Moon & Sayings about the Beauty of the Moon

Quotes about the Moon

  • “The moon rested right above the mountains, a place I call home.” —Daniel Wallock
  • “The moon stared at me through sprinkled nighttime stardust and I alone smile.” —Jay Long
  • “There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.” —George Carlin
  • “The moon is a silver pin-head vast that holds the heaven’s tent-hangings fast.” —William R. Alger
  • “The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.” —Jean Ingelow
  • “And he beholds the moon; like a rounded fragment of ice filled with motionless light.” —Gustave Flaubert
  • “Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” —Mark Twain
  • “The moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, colour and nuance.” —Arthur Smith
  • “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” —Anton Chekhov
  • “There’s something enchanted about night. All those heavenly bodies, shooting stars, the crescent moon, celestial phenomenon.” —Luanne Rice

Famous Moon Quotes

  • “It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.” —Galileo Galilei
  • “Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” —Mark Twain
  • “Full moon is a good fisherman; every eyes are easily caught in his net!”― Mehmet Murat ildan
  • “Don’t worry if you’re making waves just by being yourself. The moon does it all the time.”— Scott Stabile
  • “I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it.” —Albert Einstein
  • “The moon can never breathe, but it can take our breath away with the beauty of its cold, arid orb.” —Munia Khan
  • “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
  • “I swear, the reason for full moons is so the gods can more clearly see the mischief they create.”― Michael J. Sullivan, Age of Myth
  • “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
  • “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
  • “For 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 R. Scott
  • “The Moon is a white strange world, great, white, soft-seeming globe in the night sky, and what she actually communicates to me across space I shall never fully know. But the Moon that pulls the tides, and the Moon that controls the menstrual periods of women, and the Moon that touches the lunatics, she is not the mere dead lump of the astronomist… . When we describe the Moon as dead, we are describing the deadness in ourselves. When we find space so hideously void, we are describing our own unbearable emptiness.”— D.H. Lawrence

Inspirational Quotes about the Moon

  • “The moon is beautiful only when the mind is seeking beauty and the heart is loving.” —Debasish Mridha, M.D.
  • “If the moon smiled, she would resemble you. You leave the same impression of something beautiful, but annihilating.” —Sylvia Plath
  • “The moon was reigning over their world, glowing its full splendor to all those willing to look up.” —Irina Serban
  • “The moon, like a flower in heaven’s high bower, with silent delight Sits and smiles on the night.” —William Blake
  • “I’m in no hurry: the sun and the moon aren’t, either. Nobody goes faster than the legs they have.” —Alberto Caeiro
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “She has always been admired by the sun; for the way she rises each time after she falls. But the way she sparkles and glows whenever she talks about the things she adores; makes the moon and stars watch in envy.” —Samiha Totanji
  • “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
  • “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. Every day it’s a different version of itself. Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human. Uncertain. Alone. Cratered by imperfections.” —Tahereh Mafi

Cute and Beautiful Quotes about the Moon

  • “How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon?” —Toni Morrison
  • “If you strive for the moon, maybe you’ll get over the fence.” —James Woods
  • “If I tell you there’s cheese on the moon, bring the crackers.” —Tyronn Lue
  • “She and the moon could always be found playing in the darkness.” —A.J. Lawless
  • “With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon who could not be happy?” —Oscar Wilde
  • “I feel like the moon is a very beautiful woman. She’s in control.” —Ravyn Lenae
  • “Always remember we are under the same sky, looking at the same moon.” —Maxine Lee
  • “Be both soft and wild. Just like the moon. Or the storm. Or the sea.” —Victoria Erickson
  • “Don’t tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the Moon.” —Paul Brandt
  • “The moon’s a nice place to visit, but you wouldn’t want to live there.” —John M. Grunsfeld
  • “I am not a person who reaches for the moon as long as I have the stars.” —Gertrude Ederle
  • “Don’t even try to talk to me when I’m watching the moon. That’s my moon, baby.” —Wendelin Van Draanen
  • “I’m as old as the moon and the stars, and as young as the trees and the lakes.” —Afrika Bambaataa
  • “I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.” —Tom Hanks
  • “Drag me to the moon, to catch a star and seize its brilliance as I’m swept up in amorphous dust.” —Bradley Chicho

Short Moon Quotes and Sayings

  • “Shoot for the moon; you might get there.” —Buzz Aldrin
  • “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.” —J.R.R. Tolkien
  • “We ran as if to meet the moon.” —Robert Frost
  • “The full moon – the mandala of the sky.”― Tom Robbins
  • “The moon lives in the lining of your skin.” —Pablo Neruda
  • “Barn’s burnt down – now I can see the moon.” —Matsuo Basho
  • “The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.” —Alfred Noyes
  • “When the moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly.” —Proverb
  • “The moon is too close. I want to go further.” —Shirley MacLaine
  • “The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.” —Carl Sandburg
  • “You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.” —Gary Allan
  • “The Moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.” —Arthur C. Clarke

Love Quotes About The Moon And Stars

  • “Go slowly, my lovely moon, go slowly.” —Khaled Hosseini
  • “The moon is the reflection of your heart and moonlight is the twinkle of your love.” —Debasish Mridha
  • “I will never be a morning person, for the moon and I are much too in love.” —Christopher Poindexter
  • “So imagine that the lovely moon is playing just for you – everything makes music if you really want it to.” ―Giles Andreae
  • “I love to think that animals and humans and plants and fishes and trees and stars and the moon are all connected.” —Gloria Vanderbilt
  • “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

Quotes About The Moon And Missing Someone

  • “Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” —W. Clement Stone
  • “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” —Les Brown