170 Moon Quotes To Shine And Illuminate Darkness

Looking for quotes about the moon? We have rounded up the best moon quotes, sayings, proverbs, captions, poetry, and status messages (with images and pictures) to inspire you to shine and illuminate even in darkness.

The moon is divine and makes the world bright when the darkeness dawns on us. Inspite of the imperfections, the moon is beautiful in its own ways and is symobolic of different things in different aspects.

Jut like the Moon moves through different cycles and phases and does not remain fixed, it symbolizes the cycle of life itself. After all, in life, we often find ourselves in different phases, of growth and change.

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In addition to representing the divine feminine, in spirituality, the Moon is also associated with enlightenment and illumination and our conscious and subconscious.

We have divided these beautiful moon quotations into these sections;

  • Quotes About The Moon
  • Beautiful Moon Quotes
  • Romantic Quotes About The Moon
  • Full Moon Quotes

Below is our collection of deep and inspirational moon sayings, moon proverbs, meaningful moon quotes, collected from a variety of sources over the years.

This collection is a mix of  heartfelt, deep, inspiring, sad, funny romantic moon love quotes curated from songs, movies, books, by famous authors, writers, celebrities, and more to help you express your true love.

If you loved these quotes also check out our post on romantic love quotes to make your significant other happy.

Quotes About The Moon

  1. “Just like the moon, I go through phases.” – Unknown

  2. “Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” – Allen Ginsberg

  3. “And if you’re ever feeling lonely just look at the moon.”

  4. “Just like the moon, half of my heart will always love the dark.” – Unknown

  5. “The moon is always there even when we can’t see it.” – Unknown

  6. “If you strive for the moon, maybe you’ll get over the fence.” – James Woods

  7. “The Moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.” – Arthur C. Clarke

  8. “The Moon was so beautiful that the ocean held up a mirror.” – Ani DiFranco

  9. “We are all like the bright Moon; we still have our darker side.” – Khalil Gibran                                                                                                                                                                         
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    quotes about the moon

  10. “The Sun watches what I do, but the Moon knows all my secrets.” – J. M. Wonderland

  11. “I like to think that the Moon is there, even if I am not looking at it.” – Albert Einstein

  12. “Shoot for the Moon – even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.” – Les Brown

  13. “Only in darkness can we glimpse the fullest light our soul carries for us.” – Unknown

  14. “With freedom, books, flowers, and the Moon, who could not be happy?” – Oscar Wilde

  15. “Don’t tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the Moon.” – Paul Brandt                                                                                                                                                                     
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    moon and stars quotes

  16. “Be both soft and wild. Just like the Moon. ” – Victoria Erickson

  17. “The moon’s a nice place to visit, but you wouldn’t want to live there.” – John M. Grunsfeld

  18. “I am not a person who reaches for the moon as long as I have the stars.” – Gertrude Ederle

  19. “Don’t worry the darkness will fade away soon, till then let’s appreciate this beautiful moon.” – Unknown

  20. “The Moon is opposing Jupiter. Don’t get involved – it’s their problem.” – James H. Critchfield

  21. “Don’t tell me the Moon is shining. Show me the glint of light on broken glass.” – Anton Chekhov

  22. “Don’t worry if you’re making waves just by being yourself. The Moon does it all the time.” – Scott Stabile

  23. “Drag me to the Moon to catch a star and seize its brilliance as I’m swept up in amorphous dust.” – Bradley Chicho

  24. “And you were just like the moon, so lonely, so full of imperfections. But just like the moon, you shine in times of darkness.” — Sarah Boswell                                                     
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    quotes about moon

  25. “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

  26. “I will celebrate this life of mine, with or without you. The moon does not need the sun to tell her she is already whole.” – Lang Leav

  27. “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

  28. “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

  29. “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

  30. “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

  31. “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.” – Hong Jung-Eun

  32. “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

  33. “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.” – Cerridwen Greenleaf

  34. “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

  35. “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

  36. “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

  37. “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

  38. “And just like the moon, you shall go through phases of light of dark and of everything in between. And though you may not always appear with the same brightness, you are always always whole.” – Unknown

  39. “The magic of autumn has seized the countryside; now that the sun isn’t ripening anything it shines for the sake of the golden age; for the sake of Eden; to please the moon for all I know.” – Elizabeth Coatsworth

  40. “There was a reason she was so romantic about the moon. It never asked her questions or begged for the answers nor did she ever have to prove herself to it. It was always just there – breathing, shining and in most ways humans can’t understand: listening.” – Christopher Poindexter

  41. “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

Beautiful Moon Quotes

The Moon does shine down on us all and illuminates the dark. The full moon is bright and a complete circle, that looks like a mirror. Moonlit beaches are considered intensely beautiful because it reflects the second moon.

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Everyone describes the moon in different ways, some find it aestheically beautiful, some find it imperfect and dark, couples find it romantic and a sad person relates his loneliness to the Moon.

  1. “I stay up, talking to the moon.”

  2. “To the moon and never back.” – Unknown

  3. “Go slowly, my lovely moon, go slowly.” – Khaled Hosseini

  4. “The Moon lives in the lining of your skin.” – Pablo Neruda

  5. “Thank you for telling me, I deserve the moon.” – Unknown

  6. “In presence of the Moon nobody sees stars.” – Amit Kalantri

  7. “The moon is brighter since the barn burned.” –  Matsuo Basho

  8. “You can be the Moon and still be jealous of the stars.” – Gary Allan

  9. “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

  10. “The Moon is magic for the soul and light for the senses.” – Unknown

  11. “How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon?” – Toni Morrison

  12. “I sang to you and the moon but only the moon remembers.” – Carl Sandberg

  13. “The new Moon is an auspicious time for a fresh start.” – Cerridwen Greenleaf

  14. “I feel like the Moon is a very beautiful woman. She’s in control.” – Ravyn Lenae

  15. “The moon rested right above the mountains, a place I call home.” – Daniel Wallock

  16. “It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.” – Galileo Galilei

  17. “Everyone is a Moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” – Mark Twain                                                                                                                                         
    Moon Quotes
    Moon Quotes

  18. “The Moon is a silver pin-head vast that holds Heaven’s tent-hangings fast.” – William R. Alger

  19. “The Moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one Moon.” – Jean Ingelow

  20. “I’m as old as the moon and the stars, and as young as the trees and the lakes.” – Afrika Bambaataa

  21. “I will never be a morning person, for the moon and I are much too in love.” – Christopher Poindexter                                                                                                             
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    moon quote

  22. “The Moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, color, and nuance.” – Arthur Smith

  23. “The Moon is beautiful only when the mind is seeking beauty and the heart is loving.” – Debasish Mridha

  24. “Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born—you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.” – E.E. Cummings

  25. “The Moon can never breathe, but it can take our breath away with the beauty of its cold, arid orb.” – Munia Khan

  26. “The Moon, like a flower in Heaven’s high bower, with silent delight, sits and smiles on the night.” – William Blake

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

  28. “Smile like the moon to make life beautiful, because in your beautiful smile life finds meaning.” – Debasish Mridha MD

  29. “The Moon affects people in other ways, for a beautiful crescent suspended in a twilit sky can stir our hearts.” – Ken Croswell

  30. “So imagine that the lovely moon is playing just for you – everything makes music if you really want it to.” –  Giles Andreae

  31. “Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.” – Gautama Buddha

  32. “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

  33. “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

  34. “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

  35. “There’s something enchanted about night. All those heavenly bodies, shooting stars, the crescent moon, celestial phenomenon.” – Luanne Rice

  36. “When we are looking at the moon, we see the purest reflection of our own beauty and magic, which is why we love the moon so much.” – Debasish Mridha MD

  37. “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

  38. “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

  39. “And at the end of the night, they realized how important those little stars were, which they ignored while adoring the beauty of the moon whole night.” – Akshay Vasu

  40. “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.” – Rampo Edogawa

Romantic Quotes About The Moon

The moon often symbolises love in many forms. People like to walk under a moonlight, and this is often inspiring for couples. Moon and love are something which is eternal, selfless, pure. Both represent each other properly.

The moon is also considered as a symbol of love and relationship because it shows that although something may be imperfect, it may still be beautiful.

It is often seen that a women’s beauty is admired and compared to that of the moon. Similarly moonlight nights are romantic and special for couples and lovers.

  1. “I call you moonchild.”

  2. “I love you to the moon and back.”

  3. “The moon in her chariot of pearl.”

  4. “We see the same moon, you and I….”                                                                                                                     
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    moon quotes images

  5. “The Moon fascinates us in her simplicity.” – Avijeet Das

  6. “Under the beautiful moonlight, there remains no ugly reality.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

  7. “The Moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.” – Carl Sandburg                                         
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    Beautiful moon quotes

  8. “Aim for the Moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” – W. Clement Stone

  9. “She was like the moon, half here and half somewhere else.” – Meeta Ahluwalia

  10. “She and the moon could always be found playing in the darkness.” – A.J. Lawless                                                                                                                                                                     
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    Moon Quotes For Her

  11. “If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they’d immediately go out.” – William Blake

  12. “Always remember we are under the same sky, looking at the same moon.” – Maxine Lee

  13. “She is twice as beautiful as the moon and all of the stars together.” – Giovannie de Sadeleer

  14. “The moon stared at me through sprinkled nighttime stardust and I alone smile.” – Jay Long                                                                                                                                                         
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    quote about moon

  15. “The Moon is the reflection of your heart, and moonlight is the twinkle of your love.” – Debasish Mridha                                                                                                                                 
    Moonlight Quotes
    Moonlight Quotes

  16. “And he beholds the Moon, like a rounded fragment of ice filled with motionless light.” – Gustave Flaubert

  17. “I always look up at the Moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos.” – Tom Hanks

  18. “Don’t even try to talk to me when I’m watching the moon. That’s my moon, baby.” – Wendelin Van Draanen

  19. “It’s full moon. Feel the light of spirit occupying and enlightening your whole body until it’s nothing more than LOVE.”

  20. “The moon is sun at your place splashing its rays below but it’s the same art board we stare at!” – Suyasha Subedi

  21. “Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. Then your love would also change.” – William Shakespeare                                                                                                             
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    moon quotes shakespeare

  22. “I can feel the Moon’s love for the Earth in my soul when its magical silent silvery light touches my heart.” – Debasish Mridha

  23. “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

  24. “If someday the moon calls you by your name don’t be surprised, because every night I tell her about you.” – Shahrazad al-Khalij

  25. “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.” – Alex London

  26. “The beautiful Moon is an antidepressant. Love for her light is in every heart because she is so friendly, loving, and forgiving.” – Debasish Mridha

  27. “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

  28. “We may look at the same moon, but our hearts sing different songs depending on our inner emotions and perceptions.” – Debasish Mridha MD

  29. “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

  30. “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

  31. “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

Inspirational Quotes About Moon

  1. “Stay wild, moon child.” – Riitta Klint

  2. “We ran as if to meet the moon.” – Robert Frost

  3. “The moon is too close. I want to go further.” – Shirley MacLaine

  4. “And all the insects ceased in honor of the moon.” – Jack Kerouac

  5. “Drink in the moon as though you might die of thirst.” – Sanober Khan

  6. “The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.” – Alfred Noyes

  7. “There is no dark side of the moon really. Matter of fact it’s all dark.” – Pink Floyd

  8. “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha

  9. “There’s no point in saving the world if it means losing the moon.” – Tom Robbins

  10. “That’s one small step for [a] man; one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil A. Armstrong

  11. “The moon — a luminous guide for the poetic musings of my soul.” – Meeta Ahluwalia

  12. “The Moon is faithful to its nature, and its power is never diminished.” – Deng Ming-Dao

  13. “We all shine on… like the moon and the stars and the sun… we all shine on.” – John Lennon                                                                                                                                             
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    sun and moon quotes

  14. “The day, water, sun, moon, night: I do not have to purchase these things with money.” – Plautus

  15. “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

  16. “And all the stars in the deep blue sky are the tears of the moon; the ones he cried while dreaming about the sun.” – Laura Chouette

  17. “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

  18. “Frequently on the lunar surface I said to myself, This is the Moon, that is the Earth. I’m really here, I’m really here!” – Alan Bean, Apollo 12

  19. “Here Men From Planet Earth First Set Foot Upon The Moon July 1969 A.D. We Came In Peace For All Mankind.” – Plaque left on the Moon by Apollo 11

  20. “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 Cather

  21. “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

  22. “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

  23. “Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other.” – Sojourner Truth

  24. “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

  25. “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

Full Moon Quotes

Moon symbolizes different meaning spiritually, astrologically, and aesthetically. We have numerous renouned poets and writers who have always used moon metaphorcally and written deep poems.

Also See: Quotes About Stars And Love

A full moon means the sun is illuminating the whole moon. It appears to be a bright circle in the sky. The full Moon is a time to be receptive, to take the light, enegryand awareness of spirit into your emotional and physical body.

These meaningful moon quotes will surely brighten your nights. Send these cute messages to your loved one to show how special they mean to you.

  1. “The full Moon – the mandala of the sky.” – Tom Robbins                                                                     
    Full Moon Quotes
    Full Moon Quotes

  2. “When the Moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly.” – Unknown

  3. “Be the moon and inspire people, even when you’re far from full.” – K. Tolnoe

  4. “And like the moon, we must go through phases of emptiness to feel full again.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                               
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    best quotes about the moon

  5. “There are nights when the wolves are silent, and only the Moon howls.” – George Carlin

  6. “Full moon is a good fisherman; every eye is easily caught in his net!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

  7. “This is not only a full moon for me. This is an image of your face for me.” – Gaurav G.R.V. Sharma

  8. “For you, full moon, keep vigil for you, my girl, keep vigil for you, my love.” – Miguel Ángel Sáez Gutiérrez

  9. “That what secretly flows between us today, will gleam tomorrow, the way the full moon does.” – Rafy Rohaan

  10. “The moon was reigning over their world, glowing its full splendor to all those willing to look up.” – Irina Serban

  11. “I swear, the reason for full moons is so the gods can more clearly see the mischief they create.” – Michael J. Sullivan

  12. “She used to tell me that a full moon was when mysterious things happen and wishes come true.” – Shannon A. Thompson

  13. “This super full moon brings grounding that opens a doorway of new healing, new teaching and new mysteries.” – Unknown

  14. “The Moon has been long linked to madness and lunacy. Even today, people sometimes superstitiously blame the Moon, especially the full Moon.” – Ken Croswell

  15. “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

Moon Quotes From Songs

  1. “My mind be so cloudy baby, I can’t see the moon. I’m only talking facts, I don’t assume.” – Virgo Parks, High as the Moon

  2. “I can’t see the darkness anymore. When I’m staring at the moon, moon I don’t feel the darkness anymore.” – Esy Defrin, Moon

  3. “Dark moon, way up high up in the sky. Oh, tell me why, oh tell me why you’ve lost your splendor.” – Elvis Presley, Dark Moon

  4. “Nights on the moon. I’m not weightless, but I feel close to it. I can hit heights on the moon.” – Alex Parker, Nights on the Moon

  5. “We’re gonna chase the moon, chase the moon, chase the moon tonight. We’re gonna leave the world behind.” – Sha Breezie, Chase the Moon

  6. “Let go and let it be. Baby grab my hand and go along with the beat. Now you’re in the dark side of the moon.” – Sebastian Hex, Dark Side of the Moon

  7. “Groove it till you feel it. Feel the rhythm in your feet and close your eyes and feel your heart beating to the moon music.” – TonzA, Dancin’ on a Moon

  8. “And if you fit into my world I’ll give you every galaxy. The sun, the sea, the earth, the moon; So tell me, do you feel it too?” – Hailee Smogavec, Over the Moon

  9. “Looking at the moon in the night sky, thinking ’bout the ways it can change lives. Thinking ’bout the way it can change tides. Thinking ’bout how I always miss it in the daytime.” – A.T.S.D., Moon

  10. “Everybody said that the moon won’t fall. It’s been there for time, holding strong and tall. Everybody said that the moon won’t fall. No need to panic, no worries at all.” – FoxyNoTail, Slack’s Fault

Moon Quotes From The Bible

  1. “Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light!” – Psalm 148:3

  2. “He made the moon for the seasons; The sun knows the place of its setting.” – Psalm 104:19

  3. “The moon and stars to rule by night, for His loving kindness is everlasting.” – Psalm 136:7-9

  4. “It shall be established forever like the moon, and the witness in the sky is faithful.” – Psalm 89:37

  5. “When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained.” – Psalm 8:3

  6. “And the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, Who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar.” – Jeremiah 31:35

  7. “God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night.” – Genesis 1:16-18

  8. “And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illumined it, and its lamp is the Lamb.” – Revelation 21:23

  9. “There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for star differs from star in glory.” – 1 Corinthians 15:41

  10. “Now he had still another dream, and related it to his brothers, and said, ‘Lo, I have had still another dream; and behold, the sun and the moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me.’” – Genesis 37:9

These quotes about the moon also cover phases of the moon quotes, moon love quotes,  goodnight moon quotes, and aesthetic short moon quotes to inspire you to embrace your inner beauty and shine bright.

If you like these deep moon quotes also check our collection of reach for the stars quotes to inspire you to unleash the infinite power of your mind, to challenge realities with your inner strength and positivity.

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