100 Beautiful Moonlight Quotes

These are inspiring moonlight quotes that will make you feel melancholic and introspective; to capture that beauty in a way that is unforgettable.

If there’s one thing that the moon can always be counted on to bring, it’s beauty. Whether it’s the ethereal glow it casts in the night sky or the way its soft light can enhance everything around it, Moonlight is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to making things look gorgeous.

Here are our latest collection of moonlight quotes that can warm your soul when facing the cold night. These words of wisdom will leave you feeling beautiful and peaceful, just like the night sky itself. So go ahead and take a deep breath, and let these quotes about moonlight transport you to another realm.

Moonlight quotes

And then I feel as if I’m witnessing a miracle, as ever so slowly she raises her face towards the moon. I watch her drink in the sight, sensing the flood of memories she’s unleashed and wanting nothing more than to let her know I’m here. But instead I stay where I am and stare up at the moon as well. And for the briefest instant, it almost feels like we’re together again.
Nicholas Sparks

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight.
Oscar Wilde

Under the beautiful moonlight, there remains no ugly reality; even muds turn into the diamonds!
Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

The wastes of snow on the hill were ghostly in the moonlight. The stars were piercingly bright.
Maud Hart Lovelace

Under the beautiful moonlight quotes

There was something about the moon. The way it reminded me of the hope I sometimes clung to. A sliver of light in all that darkness.
Michelle Chamberland

Let us look again for a moment; it is the last time, perhaps, I shall see the moonlight with you.
Sheridan le Fanu

From the vast, invisible ocean of moonlight overhead fell, here and here, a slender, broken stream that seemed to plash against the intercepting branches and trickle to earth, forming small white pools among the clumps of laurel.
Ambrose Bierce

I want to be in love with you the same way I am in love with the moon with the light shining out of its soul.
Sanober Khan

The true joy of a moonlit night is something we no longer understand. Only the men of old, when there were no lights, could understand the true joy of a moonlit night.
Yasunari Kawabata

Quotes about moonlight

We feel cold, but we don’t mind it, because we will not come to harm. And if we wrapped up against the cold, we wouldn’t feel other things, like the bright tingle of the stars, or the music of the aurora, or best of all the silky feeling of moonlight on our skin. It’s worth being cold for that.
Philip Pullman

There is a moonlight note in the Moonlight Sonata; there is a thunder note in an angry sky.
Dejan Stojanovic

The light of the Moon reminds us that when we share the light of others, we shine in our own unique way.
Suzy Davies

Let the magical night sky with beautiful music be your backdrop. Make the moon and stars your friends because they know your secrets.
Hiral Nagda

The moon is an example of practiced stability… it wanes when it must, and reliably returns to full strength… it is a humble model of reasonable potential that I can emulate, and follow.
Terry Crawford Palardy

A moon shining a broken road oversea; a lone woman naked to her waist waits at the edge of moonlight; a shadow person watching for meaning somewhere.
Keri Hulme

Quotes about moonlight

In the faint moonlight, the grass is singing.
T. S. Eliot

At midnight the wind in the tress can sound like the ocean. The moonlight can make a road appear as endless as the sea.
Alice Hoffman

It is rather exciting to write by moonlight.
Dodie Smith

I’ll be your friend in daylight. I’ll treat you as a comrade in every gas-lit ballroom. But alone, under moonlight, I’ll not pretend that I want you for anything but mine.
Courtney Milan

Moonlight quotes to capture the beauty

Tonight, the moon is a beautiful silver light in the sky. It is a time to reflect on what has happened during the day and to look forward to what tomorrow may bring. Here are some lovely moonlight quotes to help you drift off to sleep:

In the moonlight which is always sad, as the light of the sun itself is as the light called human life is at its coming and its going.
Charles Dickens

The moon is the reflection of your heart and moonlight is the twinkle of your love.
Debasish Mridha

We lay there, under the stars, the moonlight enveloping us like a letter, folded together to be forever united, skin and bone trained to get along.
Aishabella Sheikh

Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.
Allen Ginsberg

Somewhere out there, beneath the pale moonlight, someone’s thinking of me and loving me tonight.
Linda Ronstadt

Moonlight quotes to capture the beauty

A full moon hung across the heavens like a pregnant belly.
Kien Nguyen

We take daylight for granted. But moonlight is another matter.
Richard Adams

The loveliest faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy.
Christian Nestell Bovee

Dreaming is to think by moonlight by the light of an inner moon.
Jules Renard

Moonlight disappears down the hills,
mountains vanish into fog,
and I vanish into poetry.
Sanober Khan

Moonlight quotes for Instagram

Tonight, the moon is a lonely light in the sky. It casts a pale glow over everything, and it seems so small and fragile up there. But its magic is undeniable, and it has inspired many beautiful things over the years. Here are some of our favorite moonlight quotes for your Instagram:

This moon, O lunar landscape glow, by reflecting sunlight’s passing flow of energy and vibrant waves to mirror back our feelings so.
Andrew Pacholyk

The white stone glowed against the brown earth, but it was a chilly glow, like moonlight on snow.
T. Kingfisher

I made a wish on a sliver of moonlight,
A sly grin and a bowl full of stars.
Tom Waits

How does it happen that something that makes so much sense in the moonlight doesn’t make any sense at all in the sunlight?
Lana Turner

Anybody who plays the stock market not as an insider is like a man buying cows in the moonlight.
Daniel Drew

What looks like crazy on an ordinary day looks looks a lot like love if you catch it in the moonlight.
Pearl Cleage

I walked to the lake and sat on the shore for a few minutes, just staring at the moonlight on the water. Moonlight never gets old.
Bill Barich

Sing again, with your dear voice revealing. A tone Of some world far from ours, where music and moonlight and feeling are one.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

There may be trouble ahead – But while there’s moonlight, and music, and love, and romance -Let’s face the music and dance.
Irving Berlin

It was like traveling through a stage setting, the air clear and tingling, the moonlight sparkling off bushes laced with frost.
Robert Specht

Moon light quotes

Just to love! She did not ask to be loved. It was rapture enough just to sit there beside him in silence, alone in the summer night in the white splendor of moonshine, with the wind blowing down on them out of the pine woods.
Lucy Maud Montgomery

Faust: What cheerful light breaks on my gloomy fancies,
As in the midnight woods when moonlight floods the skies?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Who will you nurture and who will you doom?
Because in those enchanting twilights,
I will be the wolf, and I will be the moon.
Jasleen Kaur Gumber

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Oscar Wilde

Her smile is like summer moonlight-beautiful and magical, with a fire that could melt the night.
Ellen Hopkins

Be happy, be happy; you shall have your red rose. I will build it out of music by moonlight, and stain it with my own heart’s-blood. All that I ask of you in return is that you will be a true lover, for Love is wiser than Philosophy, though she is wise, and mightier than Power, though He is mighty.
Oscar Wilde

How bright and transparent the moonlight of wisdom.
Hakuin Ekaku

Beyond the mountain, the river soaked in moonlight carried songs from boatmen.
Meeta Ahluwalia

Don’t be afraid to shine. Be the moon in the dark cold sky, and let your inner radiance be your main force.
Anoir Ou-chad

This is what I am talking about: the bewitching power of moonlight. Moonlight incites dark passions like a cold flame, making hearts burning with the intensity of phosphorus.
Rampo Edogawa

Short moonlight quotes

There is something about the moon that makes us feel so vulnerable. It’s a reminder that we are all just temporary beings who will one day pass away. And yet, looking at the moon can also make us feel so connected to everything around us. Here are some short moonlight quotes to help you reflect on what the moon means to you.

I’d catch moonlight in a bottle, if we could drink a toast to happiness.
Toby Keith

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
Jean Paul

Something magical is happening in the world of light.
Steven Magee

Light is life.
Steven Magee

The moon was up, painting the world silver, making things look just a little more alive.
N.D. Wilson

Don’t compare her to sunshine and roses when she’s clearly orchids and moonlight.
Melody Lee

Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Wit is the lightning of the mind, reason the sunshine, and reflection the moonlight.
Marguerite Gardiner

Lie to me by the moonlight. Do a fabulous story.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

In summer moonlight, she was dangerously, inebriatingly magnified.
Gregory Maguire

Inspirational moonlight quotes

As different as a moonbeam from lightning, or frost from fire.
Emily Brontë

Love, be mystical as the flickering blue flame of night as the fully-awoken moon beneath cobwebs of passing clouds amidst chanting high-tides fuzzy, as my blanket big enough to illuminate a hundred thousand billion galaxies and just small enough to fit into my embrace.
Sanober Khan

A bird with feathers made of fire watched over them, in a cage with bars that shone like moonlight.
T. Kingfisher

A chaos of mind and body – a time for weeping at sunsets and at the glamour of moonlight – a confusion and profusion of beliefs and hopes, in God, in Truth, in Love, and in Eternity – an ability to be transported by the beauty of physical objects – a heart to ache or swell- a joy so hoyful and a sorrow so sorrowful that oceans could lie between them.
T. H. White

All action takes place, so to speak, in a kind of twilight, which like a fog or moonlight, often tends to make things seem grotesque and larger than they really are.
Carl von Clausewitz

What obliterates the dream of land under wet moonlight?
Sneha Subramanian Kanta

How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank Here we will sit, and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears; soft stillness, and the night Become the touches of sweet harmony
William Shakespeare

The sun works the day shift; the moon, the night shift.
Michael Bassey Johnson

Moonlight has a very important message for all creatures living on Earth: You are in a constant hurry, calm down, be still; relax under the soft light and listen to the universe!
Mehmet Murat ildan

Moonlight quotes to nourish your soul

Amid the moon and the stars, amid the clouds of the night, amid the hills which bordered on the sky with their magnificent silhouette of pointed cedars, amid the speckled patches of the moon, amid the temple buildings that emerged sparkling white out of the surrounding darkness – amid all this, I was intoxicated by the pellucid beauty of Uiko’s treachery.
Yukio Mishima

Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.
J. R. R. Tolkien

The road made wet by the water of August shines like it was cut in full moonlight.
Pablo Neruda

He was the owner of the moonlight on the ground, he fell in love with the most beautiful of the trees, he made wreaths of leaves and strung them around his neck.
Tove Jansson

The idea of seeing the sea – of being near it – watching its changes by sunrise, sunset, moonlight, and noonday – in calm, perhaps in storm – fills and satisfies my mind.
Charlotte Bronte

With her braided hair and white dress, she seemed to glow in the moonlight.
Rick Riordan

Nothing you love is lost. Not really. Things, people—they always go away, sooner or later. You can’t hold them, any more than you can hold moonlight. But if they’ve touched you, if they’re inside you, then they’re still yours. The only things you ever really have are the ones you hold inside your heart.
Bruce Coville

Moonlight floods the whole sky from horizon to horizon; How much it can fill your room depends on its windows.

Soft moonlight and tender love harmonize together wonderfully.
Ninon de L’Enclos

The golden rays of the moon paid him absolute tribute. He was a buffet of muscles and corded strength.
Gena Showalter

Favorite moonlight quotes

Every night, the moon bathes the world in its soft light to casting a mysterious spell over everything below. Here are some moonlight quotes to inspire you on your next walk outside under the stars.

Several small clouds drifted through the sky. When one of them passed before the moon, the world’s filter changed. First my hands were silver and the ground was black. Then my hands were black and the ground silver. So we switched, as I walked, from negative to positive to negative, as the clouds passed before the moon.
Robert Macfarlane

Have you ever danced with the Devil in the pale moonlight?
Jack Nicholson

You might be a good poet if you were on the moon while writing in your room.
Michael Bassey Johnson

Your love, a sword made of moonlight and blood.
Erica Jong

The moonlight lay upon the hills like snow.
Dorothy Wordsworth

It is no more dusky in ordinary nights than our mind’s habitual atmosphere, and the moonlight is as bright as our most illuminated moments are.
Henry David Thoreau

I’ll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way.
Alfred Noyes

I move around hungry, sniffing the moonlight, drifting around the hills, hunting for you, your hot passionate kisses, like a cougar prowling in the Himalayas.
Avijeet Das

It sometimes strikes me how immensely fortunate I am that each day should take its place in my life, either reddened with the rising and setting sun, or refreshingly cool with deep, dark clouds, or blooming like a white flower in the moonlight. What untold wealth!
Rabindranath Tagore

There comes in all our lives a time, when the ears can listen to no music save what the moonlight breathes through the flute of silence.
Marcel Proust

Beautiful moonlight quotes

The still moonlight, sad and beautiful,
Which gives the birds to dream in the trees
And makes the fountain sprays sob in ecstasy,
The tall, slender fountain sprays among the marble statues.
Paul Verlaine

The nights aren’t dark now, babe you came as moonlight in my life.
Wrushank Sorte

This is how we dreamed. Moonlight in our mouths, love on our lips and summer in our skies.
Marie-Kristin Hofmann

As I keep on running,
the sun goes down kissing me “Good Night”
with those twilight-lips
And in the dark
moonlight becomes my night’s transport
on which I ride on behind the mountain trails.
Munia Khan

I twirled for a moment, moonlight kissing my shoulders. It felt like not simply the sky, but the air, was composed of starlight.
Gina Marinello-Sweeney

How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank!
Here will we sit and let the sounds of music,
Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night,
Become the touches of sweet harmony.
William Shakespeare

If seeing the Moonlight is a need for you, then you can be sure that you have an elegant and poetic soul!
Mehmet Murat ildan

Daylight is too easy. What I want is difficult – the atmosphere of lamps and moonlight.
Edgar Degas

Inviting the wind to carry,
Salt waves of the sea,
The pine tree of Shiogoshi,
Trickles all night long,
Shiny drops of moonlight.
Matsuo Bashō

Just a kiss on your lips in the moonlight just a touch in the fire burning so bright no I don’t wanna mess this thing up I don’t wanna push too far just a shot in the dark that you just might be the one I’ve been waiting for my whole life but baby I’m alright with just a kiss goodnight.
Lady Antebellum

Final thoughts

The moon is a beautiful and mesmerizing thing. These moonlight quotes capture that beauty in a way that few words can and remind us all that there is always something to be grateful for. They also provide a sense of peace and tranquility, and can help us reflect on our own life and the things that make it worth living.

We hope you enjoyed our collection of moonlight quotes. Whether you’re looking at it while lying in bed, or out on a romantic date, the moon fascinates us all with its mysterious appeal. So next time you’re feeling moonstruck, take a moment to appreciate its beauty and consider one of these moonlight quotes to help inspire your thoughts.

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