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Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk. (Quote by - John Milton)

The moon pull'd off her veil of light, That hides her face by day from sight (Mysterious veil, of brightness made,) That's both her lustre and her shade), And in the lantern of the night, With shining horns hung out her light. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

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. (Quote by - Thomas Merton)

Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

On the road, the lonely road, Under the cold, white moon; Under the rugged trees he strode, Whistled and shifted his heavy load-- Whistled a foolish tune. (Quote by - William Wallace Harney)

He should, as he list, be able to prove the moon is green cheese. (Quote by - Sir Thomas More)

The Angels were all singing out of tune, and hoarse with having little else to do, excepting to wind up the sun and moon or curb a runaway young star or two. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

When I finally had a book accepted for publication, I wasn't just over the moon, I think I was over the entire solar system! (Quote by - Jeremy Strong)

The devil's in the moon for mischief; they Who call'd her chaste, methinks, began too soon Their nomenclature; there is not a day, The longest, not the twenty-first of June, Sees half the business in a wicked way, On which three single hours of moonshine smile-- And then she looks so modest all the while! (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

When I was doing Dobie Gillis, I got blasted off to the moon with a chimp in a rocket, and I landed on a deserted tropic island. That should have told me something was coming. (Quote by - Bob Denver)

The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas. (Quote by - Alfred Noyes)

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. (Quote by - Richard H Baker)

Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. (Quote by - Anton Chekhov)

Such a slender moon, going up and up, Waxing so fast from night to night, And swelling like an orange flower-bud, bright, Fated, methought, to round as to a golden cup, And hold to my two lips life's best of wine. (Quote by - Jean Ingelow)

Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life. (Quote by - Jean Paul Richter)

Life isn't long enough for love and art. - The Moon and Sixpence (Quote by - W Somerset Maugham)

Doth the moon care for the barking of a dog? (Quote by - Robert Burton)

The moon, the moon, so silver and cold, Her fickle temper has oft been told, Now shade--now bright and sunny-- But of all the lunar things that change, The one that shows most fickle and strange, And takes the most eccentric range, Is the moon--so called--of honey! (Quote by - Thomas Hood)

He made an instrument to know If the moon shine at full or no; That would, as soon as e'er she shone straight, Whether 'twere day or night demonstrate; Tell what her d'ameter to an inch is, And prove that she's not made of green cheese. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

The sun had sunk and the summer skies Were dotted with specks of light That melted soon in the deep moon-rise That flowed over Groton Height. (Quote by - M'Donald Clarke)

I've seen attack ships on fire on the shoulder of Orion, I've seen moon beams glisten at the Ten hauser gate, all those memories, lost like tears in the rain... Then he releases a dove and dies while sitting in a rain storm (Quote by - Rutger Hauer)

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. (Quote by - W Clement Stone)

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. (Quote by - David Brower)

Mother of light! how fairly dost thou go Over those hoary crests, divinely led! Art thou that huntress of the silver bow Fabled of old? Or rather dost thou tread Those cloudy summits thence to gaze below, Like the wild chamois from her Alpine snow, Where hunters never climbed--secure from dread? (Quote by - Thomas Hood)

Upon stepping foot on the moon, Buzz remarked to Houston, 'Beautiful, beautiful. Magnificent desolation.' (Quote by - Buzz Aldrin)


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