Don’t forget to howl at the full moon. Here is a collection of proverbs and quotes bout the moon and moonlight.
The stars are far brighter
Than gems without measure
The moon is far whiter
Than silver in treasure:
The fire is more shining
On hearth in the glooming,
Than gold won by mining,
So why go a-roaming?
Come back to the valley.
The Hobbit – Chapter 19 – The Last Stage
Part of a song by the elves.
A ring around the sun or moon, means that rain will come real soon.
A small cloud may hide both sun and moon.
A woman is like the moon – some nights it is silver others gold.
All Hallows moon, witches soon.
As changeable is the moon so is the opinion of the woman.
As long as the sun shines one does not ask for the moon.
(The moon as it appears during a total lunar eclipse. It has a reddish color.)
(If an additional full moon appears in a subdivision of a year: either the third of fourth full moon in a season, or the second full moon in a calendar month, this is called a Blue Moon.)
Each day you can admire the moon, the snow and the flowers.
I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.
Mary Anne Radmacher
I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it.
I'll see you on the dark side of the moon.
If the full moon loves you, why worry about the stars?
If you have the moon, ignore the stars.
If you love, love the moon; if you steal, steal a camel.
It was as if a globe had been filled with moonlight and hung before them in a net woven of the glint of frosty stars.
The Hobbit – Chapter 16 – A Thief in the Night
About the Arkenstone.
Love is like the moon: now full, now dark.
May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks
The Hobbit – Chapter 7 – Queer Lodgings
Talking to the Eagles
Moonlight is sculpture.
Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
Jean Paul Richter
Once in a blue moon.
(After a long time. If something happens once in a blue moon, it will not often happen.)
The grape is not ripened by the rays of the moon.
The lord of the eagles of the Misty Mountains had eyes that could look at the sun unblinking, and could see a rabbit moving on the ground a mile below even in the moonlight.
The Hobbit – Chapter 6 – Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire
About the eagles.
The moon does not care if the dog barks at it.
The moon gives us light but no heat.
The moon grows darker as it gets nearer to the sun.
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.
The moon moves slowly, but it gets across the town.
The moon rested right above the mountains, a place I call home.
The queen of night shines fair with all her virgin stars about her.
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
The thief hates the moon.
Then Thorin stepped up and drew the key on its chain from round his neck. He put it to the hole. It fitted and it turned! Snap! The gleam went out, the sun sank, the moon was gone, and evening sprang into the sky.
The Hobbit – Chapter 11 – On the Doorstep
On Durin’s Day.
There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
There is no dark side of the moon really. Matter of fact it's all dark.
There is nothing in the world more peaceful than apple-leaves with an early moon.
There were moths fluttering about, and the light became very dim, for the moon had not risen.
The Hobbit – Chapter 3 – A Short Rest
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
When a finger is pointing at the moon, the fool looks at the finger.
When the moon is full, it begins to wane.
When the moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly.
Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun.
You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.
You have the sun, you have the moon, you have the air that you breathe – and you have the Rolling Stones!