105 Moon Quotes and Sayings to Shine in the Darkness

Moon is the brightest thing in the sky.

Moon has been linked to a variety of things such as fertility, love and magic.

For millennia, the moon has been a source of wonder and amazement, inspiring painters, poets, and philosophers.


Its dazzling light fills the night sky and lends a magical touch to it.

This article has 105 moon quotes and sayings to help you shine in the dark.

Top 10 Moon Quotes


Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne.


Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness. ~ Amy Lowell.


There’s no point in saving the world if it means losing the moon. ~ Tom Robbins.


The Moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars. ~ Arthur C. Clarke.


Be the moon and inspire people, even when you’re far from full. ~ K. Tonoe.


The Moon was so beautiful that the ocean held up a mirror. ~ Ani DiFranco.


Don’t even try to talk to me when I’m watching the moon. That’s my moon, baby. ~ Wendelin Van Draanen.


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


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


We got to the moon. ~ Rusty Schweickart.

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Famous Moon Quotes

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 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.


That what secretly flows between us today, will gleam tomorrow, the way full moon does. ~ Rafy Rohaan.

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.


Always remember we are under the same sky, looking at the same moon. ~ Maxine Lee.

I never really thought about how when I look at the moon, it’s the same moon as Shakespeare and Marie Antoinette and George Washington and Cleopatra looked at. ~ Susan Beth Pfeffer.

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

What good is the Moon? You can’t buy it or sell it. ~ Ivan Boesky.


The moon stared at me through sprinkled nighttime stardust and I alone smile. ~ Jay Long.

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

The moon is the friendliest of the celestial bodies, after all, glowing warm and white and welcoming, like a friend who wants only to know that all of us are safe in our narrow worlds, our narrow yards, our narrow, well-considered lives. ~ Seanan McGuire.


There might be a connection between the moon’s energy when it’s full and the electrical impulses in the brain. ~ Colin Cotterill.

Lovely Moon Quotes

Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day. ~ German Proverb.

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.


The night sky is a miracle of infinitude. ~ Terri Guillemets.

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

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


Drag me to the moon, to catch a star and seize its brilliance as I’m swept up in amorphous dust. ~ Bradley Chicho.

Inspiring Moon Quotes

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.

How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon? ~ Toni Morrison.


She is the magic of a full moon light! ~ Avijeet Das.

The moon is the queen of everything. She rules the oceans, rivers, rain. When I am asked whose tears these are; I always blame the moon. ~ Lucille Clifton.

We may look at the same moon, but our hearts sing different songs depending on our inner emotions and perceptions. ~ Debasish Mridha.


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

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


Don’t worry if you’re making waves just by being yourself. The moon does it all the time. ~ Scott Stabile.

Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change. ~ William Shakespeare.

Beautiful Moon Quotes

The moon, like a flower in heaven’s high bower, With silent delight sits and smiles on the night. ~ William Blake.

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


A full moon hung across the heavens like a pregnant belly. ~ Kien Nguyen.

The half moon on the bank of the river’s devotion. That’s the stab wound, born from the killer emotion. ~ Vinnie Paz.

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.

I wish to cry. Yet, I laugh, and my lipstick leaves a red stain like a bloody crescent moon on top of the beer can. ~ Sylvia Plath.


She and the moon could always be found playing in the darkness. ~ A.J. Lawless.

Be both soft and wild. Just like the moon. Or the storm. Or the sea. ~ Victoria Erickson.

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.

Best Moon Quotes


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

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.

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody. ~ Mark Twain.


Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides. ~ Rita Mae Brown.

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.

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.


It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon. ~ Galileo Galilei.

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

Tell me the story about how the sun loved the moon so much, that she died every night just to let him breathe. ~ Hanako Ishii.


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

Inspirational Moon Quotes

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.


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.

Perhaps the crescent moon smiles in doubt at being told that it is a fragment awaiting perfection. ~ Rabindranath Tagore.

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


You gazed at the moon and fell in the gutter. ~ Thomas Fuller.

Tell me how can I look up at the moon, When I know that moon shines upon you, Through that window in your room, Oh how I wish I had you in my arms see darling I would never let you go. ~ Justin Nozuka.

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.

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.


The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas. ~ Alfred Noyes.

The lovers of God never run out of patience, for they know that time is needed for the crescent moon to become full. ~ Rumi.


The moon fascinates us in her simplicity. ~ Avijeet Das.

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.

At night the sky is pure astronomy. ~ Nicole Krauss.


Full moon is a good fisherman; every eyes are easily caught in his net! ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan.

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

Powerful Moon Quotes

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

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


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

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.

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.

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


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.

Positive Moon Quotes

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.

I still say, ‘Shoot for the moon; you might get there.’ ~ Buzz Aldrin.

The moon is very rugged. ~ Alan Bean.


Go slowly, my lovely moon, go slowly. ~ Khaled Hosseini.

Shoot for the Moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars. ~ Les Brown.

Wakin’ up to find another day. The moon got lost again last night, but now the sun has finally had its say. ~ Gwen Stefani.

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.


The journey of the sun and moon is predictable, but yours is your ultimate art. ~ Suzy Kassem.

Thought-Provoking Moon Quotes

For you, full moon, keep vigil for you, my girl, keep vigil for you, my love. ~ Miguel Ángel Sáez Gutiérrez.

I’m as old as the moon and the stars, and as young as the trees and the lakes. ~ Afrika Bambaataa.


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

If you were to send a werewolf to the moon, would he be a werewolf permanently? – Kristen Schaal.

If you strive for the Moon, maybe you’ll get over the fence. ~ James Woods.

Insightful Moon Quotes

With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon who could not be happy? ~ Oscar Wilde.


The moon is too close. I want to go further. ~ Shirley MacLaine.

A crescent moon and an innocent shall find their glory and adoration at the end of the tunnel. ~ P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar.

I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

I will never be a morning person, for the moon and I are much too in love. ~ Christopher Poindexter.

There’s something enchanted about the night. All those heavenly bodies, shooting stars, the crescent moon, celestial phenomenon. ~ Luanne Rice.


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

The moon shines full on the full of the moon. ~ Anthony T. Hinks.

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.

So these were the 105 top quotes about Moon.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Tree quotes and Leaf quotes.

Sources and References:

  1. Moon Quotes Celebrating the Shine in Darkness
  2. 65 Moon Quotes Illuminating The Darkness
  3. 180 Best Moon Quotes and Captions for 2023
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