Quotations About / On: MOON

  • 31.
    All I want is the moon, Helicon. I know in advance what will kill me. I have not yet exhausted all that can make me live. That is why I want the moon.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Gallimard (1958). Caligula in Caligula, act 3, sc. 3, Pléiade (1962).)
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  • 32.
    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).)
  • 33.
    Receives no light from the sun, the other side of the moon...
    but she is awash in starlight and garbed in the rays of Neptune.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 34.
    Over the shoulders of April's winter trees..Mother Earth has thrown a pink shawl as light as the
    morning breeze.. but two moons later it was tossed for her favorite: a sari of jade
    of many green shades
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 35.
    Can one snuff the stars
    or shoot the sun?
    Can one kill God? the
    universally indwelling Sun?
    Tiny clouds and even moon
    sometimes veil the sun
    yet no 'sin' is mortal
    All reside in Lasting Light
    All Live in Love Immortal.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 36.
    As the longfingered sun reaches out to touch a cloistered trillium or a lake trembles in the light of moon and stars so can a poet's long rainbow of words play our heartstrings from afar.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 37.
    My pillow is as good as any ocean
    to drown in the nightmare of myself.
    I swam all the way here from the moon.
    (I Liked You When I Thought I was Dead)
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  • 38.
    You will not always be on this earth so while you are here make the most of it.
    The moon and the stars are not mine to give but I will love you and be yours as long as we both shall live.
    (no one)
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  • 39.
    Over the mountains of the moon, down the valley of the shadow. Ride, boldly ride, the shade replied, in search of El Dorado.
    (Leigh Brackett (1915-1978), U.S. screenwriter, and From The Novel The St. Howard Hawks. Mississippi/Alan Bourdillon Traherne (James Caan), El Dorado, line of poetry that Mississippi recites throughout the film (1966). The dialogue is based on the poem "Eldorado," by Edgar Allen Poe.)
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  • 40.
    When I was a kid I used to tell myself the moon was a silver gong and if I could climb high enough to beat on it with both hands all my wishes would come true.
    (John Dos Passos (1896-1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Originally performed as The Moon Is A Gong in 1925 by the Harvard Dramatic Club. Tom in The Garbage Man, pt. 2, sc. 1, Three Plays, Harcourt, Brace and Company (1934).)
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