The Moon Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old the moon quotes, the moon sayings, and the moon proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.     

Carl Sandburg

The moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, colour and nuance.     

Arthur Smith

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

Gary Allan

The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.     

Alfred Noyes

Ten years ago the Moon was an inspiration to poets and an opportunity for lovers. Ten years from now it will be just another airport.     

Emmanuel G. Mesthene

The moon lives in the lining of your skin.     

Pablo Neruda

The moon is a silver pin-head vast, That holds the heaven's tent-hangings fast.     

William R. Alger

The moon was reigning over their world, glowing its full splendor to all those willing to look up.     

Irina Serban

The moon rested right above the mountains, a place I call home.     

Daniel Wallock

The full moon - the mandala of the sky.     

Tom Robbins

The Moon is opposing Jupiter. Don't get involved, it's their problem.     

Jim Critchfield

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.     


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

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

Mark Twain

The moon, like a flower In heaven's high bower, With silent delight Sits and smiles on the night.     

William Blake

The moon can never breathe, but it can take our breath away with the beauty of its cold, arid orb.     

Munia Khan

The moon is beautiful only when the mind is seeking beauty and the heart is loving.     

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

The wisdom of the Moon is greater than the wisdom of the Earth, because the Moonsees the universe better than the Earth can see it!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

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

Jean Ingelow

The moon is the reflection of your heart and moonlight is the twinkle of your love.     

Debasish Mridha

And he beholds the moon; like a rounded fragment of ice filled with motionless light.     

Gustave Flaubert

If the moon smiled, she would resemble you. You leave the same impression Of something beautiful, but annihilating.     

Sylvia Plath

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

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.     

W. Clement Stone

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

Albert Einstein

The Moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.     

Arthur C. Clarke

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

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

Burt Rutan