Compiled by Leesa Hubbard
I like to think that the moon is
there even if I am not looking at it.
–Albert Einstein
But I'm the only one who can paint the moon, because I'm
the only one who knows whether that's right or not.
-Alan Bean
Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side
which he never shows to anybody.
–Mark Twain
What was most significant about the lunar
voyage was not that men set foot on the moon
but that they set eye on the earth.
–Norman Cousins
You moon the wrong person at an office party and
suddenly you’re not ‘professional’ any more.
–Jeff Foxworthy
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
If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it’s OK. But you’ve
got to shoot for something. A lot of people don’t even shoot.
– Confucius
Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
“What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in
common is not gender or ethnic background,
but motivation, perseverance, and desire - the
desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.”
– Ellen Ochoa
Looks like a sand pile my kids have
been playing in for a long time—it's
all beat up—no definition—just a
lot of bumps and holes.
— William Anders, Apollo 8
The moon is a friend
for the lonesome to
talk to.
– Carl Sandburg
May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a
dark night and a smooth road all the way to your door.
-Irish Blessing
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
Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the
stars, and the sun. –John Lennon
Language exerts hidden power,
like the moon on the tides.
-Rita Mae Brown
The moon’s an arrant thief, And her pale
fire she snatches from the sun.
–William Shakespeare
With skin as fair as mine, moon
burn is a real possibility.
– Sheldon, Big Bang Theory
“Suddenly, from behind the rim of the moon, in long, slow-motion
moments of immense majesty, there emerges a sparkling blue and white
jewel, a light, delicate sky-blue sphere laced with slowly swirling veils of
white, rising gradually like a small pearl in a thick sea of black mystery. It
takes more than a moment to fully realize this is Earth . . . home."
– Edgar Mitchell

Lunar Expressions