Moon Quotes


  • I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges.
    o Neil Armstrong, Apollo mission press conference

  • The moon gazed on my midnight Eggan, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.
    o Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

  • Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.
    o The American Notebooks (1835 – 1853) by Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • The moving Moon went up the sky, And no where did abide: Softly she was going up, And a star or two beside.
    o The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them; While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain.
    o Ecclesiastes 12:1-2

  • When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?
    o Psalm 8:3-4

  • There is no dark side of the moon, really. As a matter of fact, it’s all dark. The only thing that makes it look light is the sun.
    o Gerry Driscoll, Pink Floyd, “Eclipse”, The Dark Side of the Moon


  • Go out of the house to see the moon, and ’tis mere tinsel: it will not please as when its light shines upon your necessary journey.
    o Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they’d immediately go out.
    o William Blake

  • The silver light, which, hallowing tree and tower, Sheds beauty and deep softness o’er the whole, Breathes also to the heart, and o’er it throws A loving languor which is not repose.
    o Lord Byron

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