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.


Lights go off / We can make love on a full moon / Everything’s fine on a full moon / Lights go off on a full moon     

Hiroomi Tosaka

The moon revolves around the Earth and rotates on its axis / Reflected light comes from the sun because it doesn't have this / A small, gray, rocky satellite affecting the tides / It's just a quarter of the Earth in its little size     

King Virtue's Classroom

skyscraper moon, and high! for the stare of people / skysign and belltower moon, moon for the steeple     

Conrad Potter Aiken

Roses and lilies, romance and love, / Still moon, chill moon, swinging above? / Slender your feet as a white birds throat, / High moon, shy moon, drifting your boat     

Zora Bernice May Cross

The moon is but a candle-glow / That flickers thro' the gloom / The starry space, a castle hall     

Vachel Lindsay

I have a compact to commune / A monthly midnight with the Moon; / Into its face I stare and stare, / And find sweet understanding there.     

Robert William Service

In all of spangled space, but I / To stare moon-struck into the sky; / Of billion beings I alone / To praise the Moon as still as stone.     

Robert William Service

O I will watch the maiden Moon / Dance on the sea with silver shoon; / But with the Queen Moon I will keep / My tryst when all the world's asleep.     

Robert William Service

Beautiful Moon, with thy silvery light, / Thou seemest most charming to my sight; / As I gaze upon thee in the sky so high, / A tear of joy does moisten mine eye.     

William Topaz McGonagall

Those stars, that moon, for me they shine / With lovely, but no startling light; / My joy is much, but not as thine, / A joy that fills the pulse, like fright.     

Coventry Patmore

I'll love those moonlight looks alone / That bless my home and guide my way.     

Thomas Moore

While gazing on the moon's light, / A moment from her smile I turn'd, / To look at orbs that, more bright, / In lone and distant glory burn'd.     

Thomas Moore

The moon, by contrast is almost perfectly dry, has no currently active volcanism, no atmosphere, and no life.     

Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

The Earth and Moon are the closest planet and moon in size except for Pluto and Charon.     

Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

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 moon is Earth's satellite. A satellite circles another object. The planets are satellites of the Sun.     

Ralph Winrich

The Moon has no atmosphere. Without an atmosphere, the Moon has no weather and no clouds.     

Ralph Winrich

The proper phase of the Moon is essential for spell craft. The waning moon is the time to wind down any personal challenges and see them to an end.     

Cerridwen Greenleaf

The new moon is an auspicious time for a fresh start.     

Cerridwen Greenleaf

The Moon lies between the sun and the earth so the illuminated side cannot be seen..     

Cerridwen Greenleaf

When the Moon passed into the Earth's shadow, this is a lunar eclipse. These are rare occasions that make for a truly enchanted evening.     

Cerridwen Greenleaf

When the Moon is waning, this is your opportunity to release anything that no longer serves in your life. We all need to embrace the winds of change in life, clearing away the old and making room for the new.     

Cerridwen Greenleaf

Not surprisingly the Moon plays a role in the mythology of ancient people. From the earliest civilizations in the near east onwards, all seem to have had lunar deities.     

Mike Fuller

Yesterday-- I was the Moon / Today--just an eclipse / something in me travels; some days it's to the dark / some days it's to the light     

Noor Unnahar

The Moon represents women in traditional astrology.     

Donna Cunningham

The Moon is connected with the sign Cancer, so all people born under the sign Cancer, or with other planets in that sign, are lunar.     

Donna Cunningham

We are all lunar types to some degree because the Moon is a major force in everyone's horoscope.     

Donna Cunningham

The Moon symbolizes our emotional side, dependency and security, our need for home and roots, and our ties to our mothers.     

Donna Cunningham

Throughout history, the Moon and its ever-changing shape have been a source of mystery to religious leaders, poets, and the rest of us.     

Donna Cunningham