Explore the greatest moon quotes of all time as written and expressed by poets, writers, actors, musicians, scientists, and common people.
Are you a selenophile? Are you someone who feels an unexplainable and magic attraction for the Moon and the stars?
Well, you're not alone. And there are plenty of reasons for you to feel inexplicably connected to the fifth largest satellite in the Solar System.
The Moon - the derives from the Latin word Luna - is our only permanent natural satellite, and it was formed 4.5 billion years ago when a rock slammed into our planet.
Although it appears as a white satellite, the Moon's surface is dark. And it is in synchronous rotation with Earth, which means it always shows the same face.
People have always been fascinated by this massive silica-rich globe that "illuminates" our planet at night.
Believe it or not, every year, the Moon moves approximately 3.8 centimeters away from the Earth.
Despite the slow yet progressive distancing between both astronomical bodies, the Moon continues to play a huge role in the formation of tides.
Have you ever wondered why people go through phases just like the magic white satellite?
While you think about it, take a look at our carefully curated collection of beautiful and inspiring quotes about the Moon:
The Moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.
Arthur C. Clarke
The Moon was so beautiful that the ocean held up a mirror.
Shoot for the Moon - even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
I feel like the Moon is a very beautiful woman. She's in control.
We are all like the bright Moon; we still have our darker side.
The Moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
Don't tell me the Moon is shining. Show me the glint of light on broken glass.
I always look up at the Moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.
Be both soft and wild. Just like the Moon. Or the storm. Or the sea.
Drag me to the Moon to catch a star and seize its brilliance as I'm swept up in amorphous dust.
With freedom, books, flowers, and the Moon, who could not be happy?
Don't worry if you're making waves just by being yourself. The Moon does it all the time.
Don't tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the Moon.
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 Sun loves the Moon so much that he dies every night to let her breathe, and in return, she reflects his love.
The Moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, color, and nuance.
You can be the Moon and still be jealous of the stars.
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.
The Moon is a silver pin-head vast that holds Heaven's tent-hangings fast.
William R. Alger
There are nights when the wolves are silent, and only the Moon howls.
The full Moon - the mandala of the sky.
The Moon is opposing Jupiter. Don't get involved - it's their problem.
James H. 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.
Everyone is a Moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
The Moon is magic for the soul and light for the senses.
The Moon, like a flower in Heaven's high bower, with silent delight, sits and smiles on the night.
The Moon can never breathe, but it can take our breath away with the beauty of its cold, arid orb.
The Moon is beautiful only when the mind is seeking beauty and the heart is loving.
Stay wild, moon child.
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
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.
The Moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one Moon.
The Moon is the reflection of your heart, and moonlight is the twinkle of your love.
And he beholds the Moon, like a rounded fragment of ice filled with motionless light.
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.
When the Moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly.
Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.
J. R. R. Tolkien
The Moon is faithful to its nature, and its power is never diminished.
The beautiful Moon is an antidepressant. Love for her light is in every heart because she is so friendly, loving, and forgiving.
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.
The Moon fascinates us in her simplicity.
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.
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.
The Sun watches what I do, but the Moon knows all my secrets.
J. M. Wonderland
I can feel the Moon's love for the Earth in my soul when its magical silent silvery light touches my heart.
The Moon just reflects the sunlight. Stars are the ones that can shine by themselves like the Sun. The Moon just sponges off the Sun and shines.
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
Humans have been well aware of the Moon for as far back as records go, but surely before, the Moon must often have been a welcome source of illumination at night.
David A. Rothery
The proper phase of the Moon is essential for spellcraft. The waning Moon is the time to wind down any personal challenges and see them to an end.
The new Moon is an auspicious time for a fresh start.
The Moon has been long linked to madness and lunacy. Even today, people sometimes superstitiously blame the Moon, especially the full Moon.
The Moon affects people in other ways, for a beautiful crescent suspended in a twilit sky can stir our hearts.
The Moon is our nearest neighbor 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.