I love looking up at the sky and staring at the moon. It’s just so bright and beautiful, and it inspires so many writers, poets, and people across the world. Today I’m sharing my favorite moon quotes to read under the moonlight while drinking hot chocolate. Enjoy!

Image shows a drawing of the moon with stars next to it.
I love these moon quotes!
  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.” — Galileo Galilei
  4. “The Moon was so beautiful that the ocean held up a mirror.” — Ani DiFranco
  5. “Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” — W. Clement Stone
  6. “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” — Anton Chekhov
  7. “The moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.” — Arthur C. Clarke
  8. “Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne
  9. “Everyone is a Moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” — Mark Twain
  10. “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
  11. “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.”― J.R.R. Tolkien
  12. “The moon can never breathe, but it can take our breath away with the beauty of its cold, arid orb.” — Munia Khan
  13. “Don’t tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the Moon.” — Paul Brandt
  14. “There’s something enchanted about night. All those heavenly bodies, shooting stars, the crescent moon, celestial phenomenon.” —Luanne Rice
  15. “Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change.” ― William Shakespeare
  16. “Don’t worry if you’re making waves just by being yourself. The moon does it all the time.” — Scott Stabile
  17. “The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.” — Carl Sandburg
  18. “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
  19. “The moon stared at me through sprinkled nighttime stardust and I alone smile.” – Jay Long
  20. “I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.” — Tom Hanks
  21. “There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.” — George Carlin
  22. “The new Moon is an auspicious time for a fresh start.” — Cerridwen Greenleaf
  23. “I feel like the moon is a very beautiful woman. She’s in control.” — Ravyn Lenae
  24. “We all shine on…like the moon and the stars and the sun…we all shine on…come on and on and on…” ― John Lennon
  25. “I’ve never seen a moon in the sky that, if it didn’t take my breath away, at least misplaced it for a moment.” — Colin Farrell
  26. “The moon is the reflection of your heart and moonlight is the twinkle of your love.” — Debasish Mridha
  27. “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
  28. “Don’t even try to talk to me when I’m watching the moon. That’s my moon, baby.” — Wendelin Van Draanen
  29. “The Moon affects people in other ways, for a beautiful crescent suspended in a twilit sky can stir our hearts.” — Ken Croswell
  30. “If I tell you there’s cheese on the moon, bring the crackers.” —Tyronn Lue
  31. “You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.” — Gary Allan
  32. “The moon fascinates us in her simplicity.” — Avijeet Das
  33. “The moon, like a flower in heaven’s high bower, with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.” — William Blake
  34. “The moon was reigning over their world, glowing its full splendor to all those willing to look up.” — Irina Serban
  35. “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.” — Patrick Moore
  36. “With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon who could not be happy?” —Oscar Wilde
  37. “The full moon – the mandala of the sky.” — Tom Robbins
  38. “The Moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.” – Arthur C. Clarke
  39. “Be both soft and wild. Just like the moon. Or the storm. Or the sea.” — Victoria Erickson
  40. “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
  41. “God put the moon in the sky to remind us that our darkest moments lead to our brightest.” — Lynne Ewing
  42. “I will never be a morning person, for the moon and I are much too in love.” —Christopher Poindexter
  43. “I swear, the reason for full moons is so the gods can more clearly see the mischief they create.” — Michael J. Sullivan, Age of Myth
  44. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” – Les Brown
  45. “I’m in no hurry: the sun and the moon aren’t, either. Nobody goes faster than the legs they have. If where I want to go is far away, I’m not there in an instant.” — Alberto Caeiro
  46. “The moon rested right above the mountains, a place I call home.” — Daniel Wallock
  47. “The moon’s a nice place to visit, but you wouldn’t want to live there.” — John M. Grunsfeld
  48. “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
  49. “But even when the moon looks like it’s waning…it’s actually never changing shape. Don’t ever forget that.” ― Ai Yazawa
  50. “Full moon is a good fisherman; every eyes are easily caught in his net!” — Mehmet Murat ildan
  51. “There is no dark side of the moon really. Matter of fact it’s all dark.” — Pink Floyd
  52. “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
  53. “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
  54. “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
  55. “So imagine that the lovely moon is playing just for you. Everything makes music if you really want it to.” ―Giles Andreae
  56. “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
  57. “The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.” —Jean Ingelow
  58. “I like to think that the moon is there, even if I am not looking at it.” — Albert Einstein
  59. “That what secretly flows between us today, will gleam tomorrow, the way full moon does.” — Rafy Rohaan
  60. “Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun.” — John Lennon
  61. “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.” ― John F. Kennedy
  62. “For when I look at the Moon I do not see a hostile, empty world. I see the radiant body where man has taken his first steps into a frontier that will never end.” — David R. Scott
  63. “In presence of the Moon nobody sees stars.” —Amit Kalantri
  64. “The moon is beautiful only when the mind is seeking beauty and the heart is loving.” — Debasish Mridha
  65. “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
  66. “I ignored your aura but it grabbed me by the hand like the moon pulled the tide, and the tide pulled the sand.” — Talib Kweli
  67. “And if I could give you the moon, I would give you the moon.” — Phoebe Bridgers
  68. “And all the insects ceased in honor of the moon.” — Jack Kerouac
  69. “Drag me to the moon, to catch a star and seize its brilliance as I’m swept up in amorphous dust.” — Bradley Chicho
  70. “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
  71. “The moon is a loyal companion. It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a different version of itself. Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human. Uncertain. Alone. Cratered by imperfections.” — Tahereh Mafi
  72. “Be both soft and wild. Just like the Moon. Or the storm. Or the sea.” —Victoria Erickson
  73. “The harvest moon has no innocence, like the slim quarter moon of a spring twilight, nor has it the silver penny brilliance of the moon that looks down upon the resorts of summer time. Wise, ripe, and portly, like an old Bacchus, it waxes night after night.” — Donald C. Peattie
  74. “You are the sun. You bring warmth, laughter and joy—but he is the moon. He draws me into a world of mystery that I have never known.” – Meredith T. Taylor
  75. “The moon was reigning over their world, glowing its full splendour to all those willing to look up.”— Irina Serban
  76. “The journey of the sun and moon is predictable, but yours is your ultimate art.” — Suzy Kassem
  77. “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
  78. “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
  79. “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 MD
  80. “If you have a problem with the Moon in the sky and you are unhappy, change yourself because the Moon won’t change!” — Mehmet Murat ildan
  81. “Sometimes the light can be so hard to find. At least the moon at the window, the thieves left that behind.” —Joni Mitchell
  82. “When the storm is over and night falls and the moon is out in all its glory and all you’re left with is the rhythm of the sea, of the waves, you know what God intended for the human race, you know what paradise is.” — Harold Pinter
  83. “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 MD
  84. “Be the moon and inspire people, even when you’re far from full.” — K. Tolnoe
  85. “At night, when the stars light up my room, I sit by myself talking to the moon, trying to get to you.” —Bruno Mars
  86. “And when I looked, the moon had turned to gold.” —Billie Holiday
  87. “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. What other body could pull an entire ocean from shore to shore? The moon is faithful to its nature and its power is never diminished.” – Deng Ming-Dao
  88. “The moon is queen of everything. She rules the oceans, rivers, rain. When I am asked whose tears these are; I always blame the moon.” — Lucille Clifton
  89. “Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.”- Gautama Buddha
  90. “It was the kind of moon that I would want to send back to my ancestors and gift to my descendants so they know that I too, have been bruised…by beauty.” — Sanober Khan
  91. “The moon showed her face, casting the garden below in silver and shadow.” — Sarah J. Maas
  92. “If you strive for the Moon, maybe you’ll get over the fence.” — James Woods
  93. “We may look at the same moon, but our hearts sing different songs depending on our inner emotions and perceptions.” – Debasish Mridha MD
  94. “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
  95. “You are my moon who I need to bring me light.” — Avijeet Das
  96. “But even when the moon looks like it’s waning…it’s actually never changing shape. Don’t ever forget that.” ―Ai Yazawa
  97. “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
  98. “As the seas are claimed, the Moon shall be the jewel in the prize. Claimed, not as a safe haven, but as an island of menace within the sky. And the last nail will have been driven home when humanity realizes their inactive mistakes.” – Anthony T. Hincks
  99. “Moon-kissed balconies and seaside bridges are life itself.” — Gina Marinello-Sweeney
  100. “​​Cheap little rhymes, a cheap little tune are sometimes as dangerous as a sliver of the moon.” ―Langston Hughes
  101. “The beautiful moon is an antidepressant. Love for her light is in every heart because she is so friendly, loving and forgiving.“ — Debasish Mridha MD
  102. “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
  103. “Like the moon of night in the sky, there is still a hope that shines in the darkness of life, even in many shimmering confusions.” — Srinivas Mishra
  104. “On the moon, we have everything.” — Shirley Jackson
  105. “When I look at the moon I do not see a hostile, empty world. I see the radiant body where man has taken his first steps into a frontier that will never end.” — David Scott
  106. “The Moon is magic for the soul and light for the senses.” — Unknown
  107. “The lovely moon may not be able to breathe, but it takes our breath away with her incredible beauty and soft silvery love.” — Debasish Mridha MD
  108. “Let the moon teach you the art of being beautiful and lonely at the same time.” — Anand Thakur
  109. “Darling, the moon is still the moon in all of its phases.” — Isra Al-Thibeh
  110. “The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and use by all countries. No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty.” — Lyndon B. Johnson
  111. “The light of the Moon reminds us that when we share the light of others, we shine in our own unique way.” — Suzy Davies
  112. “From the smallest atom of your being, to the beautiful moon spinning around the Earth, to the largest galaxy of the cosmos, they’re all dancing to the harmonious music of the universe.” — Jim Borna
  113. “Just as we chose to go to the moon, we know it’s never too soon to choose hope.” — Amanda Gorman
  114. “Your thoughts are a veil on the face of the Moon. That Moon is your heart, and those thoughts cover your heart. So let them go, just let them fall into the water.” — Rumi
  115. “We know not to fear death. Because even in death, there is life. Death is not the black night, but its white moon. The honeyed egg of rebirth.” — Elisabeth Thomas
  116. “The moon is always jealous of the heat of the day, just as the sun always longs for something dark and deep.” —Alice Hoffman
  117. “The moon casts a different face every day. Yet the moon is always the moon. It is always whole. Always reflective.” — Thomas Lloyd Qualls
  118. “Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.” — Gautama Buddha

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