Quotations on Moon

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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
(Keywords: Dying, Moon, Old, Will)

Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock.
- Anaxagoras
(Keywords: God, Moon, Sun)

For the first time in history, a private company is organizing a mission to the moon. This mission will inspire countries of the world, citizens, our youth.
- Eric Anderson
(Keywords: Time, History, Company, Countries, First, Mission, Moon, Will, World, Youth)

Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote!
- Susan B. Anthony
(Keywords: Women, Dogs, Moon, Right)

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
(Keywords: Beauty, People, Magnificence, Moon, Universe)

If we can send a man to the moon, then why don't we send a woman?
- Kylie Bax
(Keywords: Man, Moon, Woman)

And Fall, with her yeller harvest moon and the hills growin' brown and golden under a sinkin' sun.
- Roy Bean
(Keywords: Harvest, Moon, Sun)

Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news.
- Sean Bean
(Keywords: Film, Moon, News)

If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Doubt, Moon, Sun)

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
(Keywords: Autumn, Moon, Night, Summer)

This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.
- David Brinkley
(Keywords: Age, First, Moon, Promise, Space)

Apollo 13, as you may remember, gave us a reactor that is bubbling away right now somewhere in the Pacific. It's supposed to be bubbling away on the moon, but it's in the Pacific Ocean instead.
- David R. Brower
(Keywords: May, Moon, Now, Ocean, Right)

Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.
- Rita Mae Brown
(Keywords: Power, Language, Moon, Tides)

The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight.
- William C. Bryant
(Keywords: Light, Moon, Sky, Summer)

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- Buddha
(Keywords: Truth, Moon, Sun)

They don't know how the world is shaped. And so they give it a shape, and try to make everything fit it. They separate the right from the left, the man from the woman, the plant from the animal, the sun from the moon. They only want to count to two.
- Emma Bull
(Keywords: Man, Moon, Right, Sun, Want, Woman, World)

Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.
- Robert Burton
(Keywords: Happiness, Wealth, Devil, Moon, Sun)

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
(Keywords: Gain, Man, Moon, Ships, Universe, Will)

From doing A Moon for the Misbegotten, I've learned that nobody's love can save anybody else. There are people who want to die, and nothing or nobody will stop them. The only one who can save you is yourself.
- Gabriel Byrne
(Keywords: Love, People, Moon, Nothing, Want, Will)

What will it profit this country if we... put our man on the Moon by 1970 and at the same time you can't walk down Woodward Avenue in this city without fear of some violence?
- Jerome Cavanagh
(Keywords: Time, Fear, Country, Man, Moon, Profit, Violence, Will)

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
(Keywords: Wife, Husband, Day, Moon, Promise, Sky, Will)

Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women's lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women's menstrual cycles.
- Carol P. Christ
(Keywords: Women, Moon, Symbol)

The directors thought, They understand nothing in the real economy, in real life. They read some stupid books, and they came from the moon to the earth, and maybe in one month they will disappear.
- Anatoly Chubais
(Keywords: Life, Thought, Books, Earth, Economy, Moon, Nothing, Will)

I can't think of anything specific growing up that pointed me toward NASA at all. I was interested in the Moon landings just about the same as everyone else of my generation. But I never really thought about being an astronaut or working in space myself.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Thought, Being, Growing up, Moon, Space)

The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.
- Confucius
(Keywords: Change, Faults, Moon, Sun)

The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Keywords: Earth, Fact, Moon, Shadow)

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.
- Barry Cornwall
(Keywords: Love, Moon, Name, Wind)

I think if Keith Moon was here today and you asked him to recall most of his early life or most of his life, he wouldn't be able to recall it.
- Roger Daltrey
(Keywords: Life, Moon, Today)

The soldiers did go away and their towns were torn down; and in the Moon of Falling Leaves (November), they made a treaty with Red Cloud that said our country would be ours as long as grass should grow and water flow.
- Black Elk
(Keywords: Country, Moon, Soldiers, Water)

Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Keywords: People, June, Moon, Wine)

When I made Blue Moon Swamp, there was a lot of trial and error; I was trying to find people who would be simpatico with my style, and with what I had in mind for the album.
- John Fogerty
(Keywords: People, Error, Mind, Moon, Style, Trying)

To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravitational field of the moon where the passengers can make scientific observations, perhaps land alive, and then return to earth - all that constitutes a wild dream worthy of Jules Verne.
- Lee De Forest
(Keywords: Dream, Earth, Land, Man, Moon, Project)

For future exploration, when we have the objective of going to the Moon, it is important to have several possibilities to go there, and within this framework of cooperation to have our own access to orbit around the Moon.
- Alain Fournier
(Keywords: Cooperation, Exploration, Future, Moon, Possibilities)

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Beauty, Soul, Moon, Sunset, Wonders, Worship)

I grew up watching a lot of the coverage of the early U.S. space program, all the way back starting with Mercury and then through Gemini and Apollo and of course going to the moon as the main part of the Apollo program.
- Linda M. Godwin
(Keywords: Mercury, Moon, Space)

If we don't do it, somebody else will. The Chinese, the Europeans and the Japanese all have the goal of going to the moon. Certainly we don't want to wake up and see that they have a base there before we do.
- Bart Gordon
(Keywords: Goal, Moon, Want, Will)

Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come, while stars grew fuller and larger all around them, and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently from nowhere in particular, came to keep them company and listen to their talk.
- Kenneth Grahame
(Keywords: Company, Moon, Stars, Talk)

We need the kind of leadership exemplified by President Kennedy to just do it! But we must do it as good stewards, aggressively exerting control over the moon. We can best do this by going there.
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Keywords: Leadership, Control, Moon, President)

This is no job for a UN committee. It needs the same kind of unwavering dedication and the kinds of people that got us the first nuclear submarine and the first man on the moon.
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Keywords: People, Committee, Dedication, First, Job, Man, Moon, Needs)

I remember; I was 15 years old when Neil Armstrong put feet in the moon.
- Umberto Guidoni
(Keywords: Feet, Moon, Old, Years)

Growing up in northern California has had a big influence on my love and respect for the outdoors. When I lived in Oakland, we would think nothing of driving to Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz one day and then driving to the foothills of the Sierras the next day.
- Tom Hanks
(Keywords: Love, Day, Driving, Growing up, Influence, Moon, Nothing, Respect)

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
(Keywords: Man, Moon, Now, World)

The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.
- Jean Ingelow
(Keywords: Flowers, Moon, Night)

I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon.
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Keywords: Blood, Moon, Sky)

A conservative is a man who will not look at the new moon out of respect for that "ancient institution" the old one.
- Douglas Jerrold
(Keywords: Conservative, Man, Moon, Old, Respect, Will)

It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon; which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to.
- Franklin P. Jones
(Keywords: Fear, May, Moon, Opinion)

When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism!
- David Starr Jordan
(Keywords: Religion, Moon, Strangers)

I think I was very interested in the space program as a kid, watching the first Apollo missions to the moon, and it's something I thought that would be a lot of, of fun and exciting and a very worthwhile job.
- Mark Kelly
(Keywords: Thought, First, Fun, Job, Moon, Space)

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
(Keywords: Work, Man, Moon, Nation, Sense, Will)

The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon, for Christ is the light of the world.
- Tim LaHaye
(Keywords: Christ, Light, Moon, Sun, World)



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