Quotations About / On:
To land among starts, shoot at moon...to have moon's company aim at galaxy.
War talk by men who have been in a war is always interesting; whereas moon talk by a poet who has not been in the moon is likely to be dull.
(Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Life on the Mississippi, ch. 45 (1883).)
' I love you like the wolf which cries for the moon it can never touch. '
You can watch the moon direct but, you can't watch the sun direct!
On seeing a burquawalli, it seemed to me the moon under the clouds.
(In love with a burquawalli)
Still is Moon lovers' fellow or speaking screen with ringing?
(Evolution is the right principle.)
Now I know why the sun and the moon never appears at the same time- Eclipse.
(Friends and Foes)
What shall I call you, Suryamukhi (Sun-faced) or Chandramukhi (Moon-faced) ?
NEVER JUDGE THE MOON BY GAZING THE STARS
(ALL BEINGS ARE NOT TO BE JUDGED IN WITH THE SAME PARAMETER.)
Seen from the moon we are all the same size.
(Multatuli [Eduard Douwer Dekker] (1820-1887), Dutch writer, civil servant. "Idee 155," The Oyster and the Eagle: Selected Aphorisms and Parables of Multatuli (1872), trans. by E. M. Beekman, U of Mass. Press (1974).)