47 Quotes About Moonlight


The moons holds special significance. From being the first place we aimed to land on in space, the moon is a constant we see in the sky nightly. These quotes about moonlight capture the essence of this scenery.

“A doctor once told me I feel too much. I said, so does god. that’s why you can see the grand canyon from the moon.”

“A moon shining a broken road oversea; a lone woman naked to her waist waits at the edge of moonlight; a shadow person watching for meaning somewhere.”

“And so she remained, like everything that mattered to me then, secret—to be pursued in the woods by moonlight, when I was supposed to be studying.”

“And the sun and the moon sometimes argue over who will tuck me in at night. If you think I am having more fun than anyone on this planet, you are absolutely correct.”

“And then I feel as if I’m witnessing a miracle, as ever so slowly she raises her face towards the moon. I watch her drink in the sight, sensing the flood of memories she’s unleashed and wanting nothing more than to let her know I’m here.”

“Anyhow, I took every stitch of clothing off and got out of bed. And I got down on my knees on the floor in the white moonlight.”

“As different as a moonbeam from lightning, or frost from fire.”

“But even when the moon looks like it’s waning… it’s actually never changing shape. Don’t ever forget that.”

“But tonight is a gusty, hurrying night . . . even the clouds racing over the sky are in a hurry and the moonlight that gushes out between them is in a hurry to flood the world.”

“Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change.”

“Don’t compare her to sunshine and roses when she’s clearly orchids and moonlight.”

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”

“Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.”

“Her skin smells of vintage books and pale moonlight, exotic things, forbidden loves and rainy nights.”

“I could see every pebble on the path, and every blade of grass, by that splendid moon.”

“I kept staring at the moon. I’m not sure if its light was good or evil. I thought it might not be either. The moon just shines with the light of chaos.”

“I love to close my eyes a moment and think of the land outside, white under the mingled snow and moonlight–the heaps of stones by the roadside white–snow in the furrows. Mon Dieu! How quiet and how patient!”

“I see you better in music, I hear you better in wind, I feel you more in a flooding moonlight, that understands nothing, but darkness and silence.”

“I walked with my eyes on the path, but out of the corners of them I saw a man hiding behind an olive tree. He did not move as we approached, but I fell that he was watching us.”

“In presence of the Moon nobody sees stars.”

“In the moonlight which is always sad, as the light of the sun itself is–as the light called human life is–at its coming and its going.”

“It is rather exciting to write by moonlight.”

“It waited for her. Standing resolute in the moonlight, it had stood for a hundred years. Yet it waited just for her.”

“May your feet ever walk in the light of two suns… and may the moonshadow never fall on you.”

“Midnight sail and moonlight. I remember sunset, and gentle breeze. Leaving the city lights behind, and gazing at the moon. Mountains of clouds. Waves slapping our boat. It was easy to forget that love has no direction, or need for compass.”

“Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.”

“Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.”

“She didn’t quite know what the relationship was between lunatics and the moon, but it must be a strong one, if they used a word like that to describe the insane.”

“She was so pale she could have been moonlight.”

“She was standing still, leaning against the moonlight.”

“Sometimes you fight what you are, and sometimes you give in to it. And some nights you just don’t want to fight yourself anymore, so you pick someone else to fight.”

“Tape the sound of the moon fading at dawn. Give it to your mother to listen to when she’s in sorrow.”

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

“The moon does not fight. It attacks no one. It does not worry. It does not try to crush others. It keeps to its course, but by its very nature, it gently influences. ”

“The moon is friend for the lonesome to talk to.”

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

“The moon will guide you through the night with her brightness, but she will always dwell in the darkness, in order to be seen.”

“The true joy of a moonlit night is something we no longer understand. Only the men of old, when there were no lights, could understand the true joy of a moonlit night.”

“The wastes of snow on the hill were ghostly in the moonlight. The stars were piercingly bright.”

“There is a moonlight note in the Moonlight Sonata; there is a thunder note in an angry sky.”

“This is what I am talking about: the bewitching power of moonlight. Moonlight incites dark passions like a cold flame, making hearts burning with the intensity of phosphorus.”

“We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.”

“We are born to kiss the stars and dance with the Moon.”

“We are going to the moon that is not very far. Man has so much farther to go within himself.”

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.”

“We lay there, under the stars, the moonlight enveloping us like a letter, folded together to be forever united, skin and bone trained to get along.”

“You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it.”

The space frontier has been made possible by the start of landing on the moon.

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