Don’t forget to howl at the full moon. Here is a collection of proverbs and quotes bout the moon and moonlight.

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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.

Blood moon
The moon as it appears during a total lunar eclipse. It has a reddish color.

Blue moon.
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.

Everyone is like a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Mark Twain

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.
Albert Einstein

I'll see you on the dark side of the moon.
Pink Floyd

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.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 16 - A Thief in the Night
About the Arkenstone.

Love is like the moon: now full, now dark.

Mars is far more attractive as an outpost colony for earthlings than the moon is.
Buzz Aldrin

May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 7 - Queer Lodgings
Quoted: Gandalf
Talking to the Eagles

Moonlight is sculpture.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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.

Poetry is a sliver of the moon lost in the belly of a golden frog.
Carl Sandburg

That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Neil Armstrong

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.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: 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.
Carl Sandburg

The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.
(unknown author)

The moon moves slowly, but it gets across the town.

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

The queen of night shines fair with all her virgin stars about her.
Thomas Otway

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 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?

O! Tra-la-la-lally
Come back to the valley.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 19 - The Last Stage
Part of a song by the elves.

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.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 11 - On the Doorstep
On Durin's Day.

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
George Carlin

There is no dark side of the moon really. Matter of fact it's all dark.
Pink Floyd

There is nothing in the world more peaceful than apple-leaves with an early moon.
Alice Meynell

There were moths fluttering about, and the light became very dim, for the moon had not risen.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 3 - A Short Rest

Three things cannot long stay hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth.
Gautama Buddha

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.
John Lennon

You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars.
Gary Allan

You have the sun, you have the moon, you have the air that you breathe - and you have the Rolling Stones!
Keith Richards

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