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moon Quotes

36 of the best book quotes about moon
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“‘I read somewhere that 75 billion humans beings have lived and died since the beginning of history, and I believe their souls are out there somewhere.’ He looked straight up into the sky. ‘It makes me think of that John Lennon song. You know, ‘We all shine on in the moon and the stars and the sun.””
Ben Sherwood
author
The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud
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Charlie St. Cloud
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death
moon
sky
sun
human race
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“On the horizon, he saw the full moon. God dropped it there, he was sure, as a reminder that what is beautiful is fleeting.”
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“One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.”
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“Jellicle Cats are white and black, Jellicle Cats are of moderate size; Jellicles jump like a jumping-jack, Jellicle Cats have moonlit eyes. They’re quiet enough in the morning hours, They’re quiet enough in the afternoon, Reserving their terpsichorean powers To dance by the light of the Jellicle Moon.”
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“The moon was but a chin of gold A night or two ago, And now she turns her perfect face Upon the world below.”
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“But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon, Who is already sick and pale with grief, That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she. Be not her maid, since she is envious; Her vestal livery is but sick and green And none but fools do wear it; cast it off. It is my lady, O, it is my love! Oh, that she knew she were!”
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“The moon is always jealous of the heat of the day, just as the sun always longs for something dark and deep.”
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“If anyone would understand loneliness, the moon would.”
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“Gran always likes the full moon to shine on this side of the house. She says it’s restful, and it reminds her of when she was a girl . . . And it means you don’t trip on the stairs.”
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“Our goddess of the moon is gifted with magic, with power over the dead. She could banish the dreams, if she wished. She did not.”
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“‘If only, if only,‘” the woodpecker sighs, ‘The bark on the tree was just a little bit softer.’ While the wolf waits below, hungry and lonely, he cries to the moo-oo-oon, ‘If only, if only.‘”
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We climbed mountains so high it seemed as if we would scrape the moon. But the Polar Express never slowed down. Faster and faster we ran along . . .
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“Three decades ago, in a top story of the century, Americans placed six flags on the Moon. Today we no longer try for new and bold space achievements; instead we celebrate the anniversaries of the past.”
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“When I first discovered the moon, he said, I gave it a different name. But everyone kept calling it the moon. The real name never caught on.”
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“Forward, I pray, since we have come so far, And be it moon, or sun, or what you please. And if you please to call it a rush candle, Henceforth I vow it shall be so for me.”
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“‘When you feel homesick,’ he said, ‘just look up. Because the moon is the same wherever you go.’”
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“Goodnight room Goodnight moon”
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“A picture of- the cow jumping over the moon And there were three little bears sitting on chairs”
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“Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change.”
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“Thus I die. Thus, thus, thus. Now I am dead, Now I am fled, My soul is in the sky. Tongue, lose thy light. Moon take thy flight. Now die, die, die, die.”
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“In that moonlit hours, I acquired a sense of the otherness of things. I liked the feeling the moonlight gave me, as if it wasn’t the opposite of day, but its underside, its private side, when the fabulous purred on my snow-white sheet like some dark cat come in from the desert.”
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“I didn’t go to the moon, I went much further—for time is the longest distance between two places.”
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“We do not know if, out on the moons of Saturn, you will meet with good or with evil—or only with ruins a thousand times older than Troy.”
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“If I offer you the moon on a string, will you give me a kiss, too?”
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“So I climb on the bed where the light of the moon is shining on your face and I know it will be morning soon. Everybody needs a safe place.”
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“Make me feel good in the moontime.”
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“It was a moon that could stir wild passions in a moo cow. A moon that could bring out the devil in a bunny rabbit. A moon that could turn lug nuts into moonstones, turn Little Red Riding Hood into the big bad wolf.”
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“…he had only to put the corpse where he had left the new baby at the last quarter of the moon, and the hyenas would do the rest.”
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“He remembered where his bedroom window was, when there was a moon. It was always right around the moon. And then Harold made his bed.”
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“So he left the path for a short cut across a field. And the moon went with him.”
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“If the moon stat up until morning one day, or a ladybug lands and decides to stay, or a little bird sits at your window awhile, it’s because they’re all hoping to see you smile.”
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“My uncle sat and looked at the moon, its silvery light spilling over the mountains, making all things quietly beautiful.”
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“He looked up, as if searching the stars, as if reading a map up there. The moon made his face into a silver mask.”
Pa
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“It was late one winter night, long past my bedtime, when Pa and I went owling. There was no wind. The trees stood still as giant statues. And the moon was so bright the sky seemed to shine.”
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“The moon was high above us. It seemed to fit exactly over the center of the clearing and the snow below it was whiter than milk in a cereal bowl.”
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“NEVER again did he answer the call, when moon shadows danced, over garden and wall.”

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