Quotations About / On: MOON

  • 11.
    NEVER JUDGE THE MOON BY GAZING THE STARS
    (ALL BEINGS ARE NOT TO BE JUDGED IN WITH THE SAME PARAMETER.)
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  • 12.
    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).)
  • 13.
    Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian satirist. repr. In Half-Truths and One-And-A Half-Truths: Selected Aphorisms, "Riddles Out of Solutions," ed. Harry Zohn (1976). Sprüche und Widersprüche, ch. 6 (1909).)
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  • 14.
    When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore.
    (Jack Brooks (1912-1971), U.S. songwriter. "That's Amore," The Caddy, Paramount Music Corp. (1953). Music composed by Harry Warren (1893-1981).)
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  • 15.
    Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon—we have the stars.
    (Casey Robinson, screenwriter. Irving Rapper. Charlotte Vale (Bette Davis), in Now, Voyager (film) (1950). The movie's title is taken from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass.)
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  • 16.
    We are not asking for the moon.
    (Yasir Arafat (b. 1929), Palestinian leader. Quoted in Observer (London, February 7, 1982).)
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  • 17.
    These late eclipses in the sun and moon portend no good to us.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Gloucester, in King Lear, act 1, sc. 2, l. 103-4. "Late" means recent.)
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  • 18.
    The moon will run all consciences to cover....
    (Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Ditty.")
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  • 19.
    Let us be Diana's foresters, gentlemen of the shade, minions of the moon.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Falstaff, in Henry IV, Part 1, act 1, sc. 2, l. 25-6. Falstaff prefers stealing by night, working by day; Diana was goddess of the moon.)
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  • 20.
    I am a cemetery abhorred by the moon.
    (Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet, critic. Flowers of Evil, "Spleen II," (1857).)
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