Moon Proverbs

Sayings about The Moon

The moon does not care if the dog barks at it. ~ Czech Proverb

If you have the moon, ignore the stars. ~ Moorish Proverb

Sickness comes with a waning moon; a new moon cures disease. ~ Basotho Proverb

As long as the sun shines one does not ask for the moon. ~ Russian Proverb

The moon grows darker as it gets nearer to the sun. ~ Tibetan Proverb

The moon moves slowly, but it gets across the town. ~ Ghanaian Proverb

A woman is like the moon-some nights it is silver others gold. ~ Armenian Proverb

Do not buy either the moon or the news, for in the end they will both come out. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

The moon gives us light but no heat. ~ Russian Proverb

The thief hates the moon. ~ Korean Proverb

One’s shadow grows larger than life when admired by the light of the moon. ~ Chinese Proverb

When the moon is full, it begins to wane. ~ Japanese Proverb

When the moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly. ~ Ugandan Proverb

No matter how fast moonlight runs, daylight catches up. ~ Virgin Islander Proverb

If you love, love the moon; if you steal, steal a camel. ~ Egyptian Proverb

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

One must bless the new moon when it is visible in the sky. ~ French Proverb

All Hallows moon, witches soon. ~ Canadian Proverb

As changeable is the moon so is the opinion of the woman. ~ French Proverb

Blessed is the moon; it goes but it comes back again. ~ Samoan Proverb

When the moon is shining the cripple becomes hungry for a walk. ~ African Proverb

A small cloud may hide both sun and moon. ~ Danish Proverbs

Love is like the moon: now full, now dark. ~ Polish Proverbs

Each day you can admire the moon, the snow and the flowers. ~ Japanese Proverbs

The bull that is used to the sun shivers by the light of the moon. ~ Korean Proverbs

If the moon helps me I will scoff at the stars. ~ Georgian Proverb

If the full moon loves you, why worry about the stars? ~ Tunisian Proverbs

When a finger is pointing at the moon, the fool looks at the finger. ~ Chinese Proverb

If you have the moon, ignore the stars. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Don’t judge a man until you have walked two moons in his moccasins. ~ Native American Proverbs

The loveliest faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy. ~ Iranian Proverbs

The stars shine brightest when the moon is gone. ~ Nigerian Proverb

If the moon is with you, you need not care about the stars. ~ African Proverb

Quotations about The Moon

Saying about the moon

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

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands. ~ Havelock Ellis

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

The moon, like to a silver bow new bent in heaven. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine. ~ Buddha Quotes

Well, I don’t think we should go to the moon. I think we maybe should send some politicians up there. ~ Ron Paul

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun. ~ John Lennon Quotes

I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream. ~ Neil Armstrong Quotes

When Kennedy said, ‘Let’s go to the moon,’ we didn’t yet have a vehicle that wouldn’t kill you on launch. He said we’ll land a man on the moon in eight years and bring him back. That was an audacious goal to put forth in front of the American people.~ Neil deGrasse Tyson

Moonlight is sculpture. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous. ~ Thomas Merton

In a very real sense, it will not be one man going to the moon it will be an entire nation. For all of us must work to put him there. ~ John F. Kennedy Quotes

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

When I admire the wonder of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in worship of the Creator. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary. ~ Alfred Kreymborg

The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon. ~ Sir William Jones

We will build new ships to carry man forward into the universe, to gain a new foothold on the moon and to prepare for new journeys to the worlds beyond our own. ~ George W. Bush Quotes

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

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

Go out of the house to see the moon, and ’tis mere tinsel: it will not please as when its light shines upon your necessary journey. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

The moon is fat and the night air is so pure it seems edible. ~ Roberto Bolaño

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 Quotes

The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand. ~ Frederick L. Knowles

We are going to the moon, that is not very far. Man has so much farther to go within himself. ~ Anais Nin

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

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

The sky was a midnight-blue, like warm, deep, blue water, and the moon seemed to lie on it like a water-lily, floating forward with an invisible current. ~ Willa Sibert Cather

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 man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight has been present like an archangel at the creation of light and of the world. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

The Moon is opposing Jupiter. Don’t get involved, it’s their problem. ~ Jim Critchfield

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

I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky. ~ Anton Chekhov

I know not that there is anything in nature more soothing to the mind than the contemplation of the moon, sailing, like some planetary bark, amidst a sea of bright azure. The subject is certainly hackneyed; the moon has been sung by poet and poetaster. Is there any marvel that it should be so? ~ William Gilmore Simms

I can honestly say – and it’s a big surprise to me – that I have never had a dream about being on the moon. ~ Neil Armstrong

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. ~ Oscar Wilde Quotes

Although the semicircle of the Moon is placed above the circle of the Sun and would appear to be superior, nevertheless we know that the Sun is ruler and King. We see that the Moon in her shape and her proximity rivals the Sun with her grandeur, which is apparent to ordinary men, yet the face, or a semi-sphere of the Moon, always reflects the light of the Sun. ~ John Dee

There’s not a wind but whispers of thy name; And not a flow’r that grows beneath the moon, But in its hues and fragrance tells a tale Of thee, my love. ~ Bryan Procter

The queen of night shines fair with all her virgin stars about her. ~ Thomas Otway

They won’t break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the Irish people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon. ~ Bobby Sands

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

The moon, our own, earthly moon is bitterly lonely, because it is alone in the sky, always alone, and there is no one to turn to, no one to turn to it. All it can do is ache across the weightless airy ice, across thousands of versts, toward those who are equally lonely on earth, and listen to the endless howling of dogs. ~ Yevgeny Zamyatin

From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It’s not a miracle; we just decided to go. ~ Tom Hanks

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

The moon, which was in her last quarter and was inclining all to one side, seemed fainting in the midst of space, so weak that she was unable to wane, forced to stay up yonder, seized and paralyzed by the severity of the weather. She shed a cold, mournful light over the world, that dying and wan light which she gives us every month, at the end of her period. ~ Guy De Maupassant

Regardless of weather, the moon shines the same; it is the drifting clouds that make it seem different on different nights. ~ Author Unknown

Reach for the moon. If you fall short at least you’ll be among the stars. ~ Author Unknown

We choose to go to the moon. 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, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too. ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy Quotes

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

If you’re going to go to the moon, you don’t shoot the rocket right at the moon. You have to go at it obliquely. ~ Drew Houston

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