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100 Sun and Moon Quotes

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Are you looking for sun and moon quotes? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve gathered all the best and most inspirational quotes about the sun and moon to share with you. This collection of sun and moon quotes includes inspirational quotes about the moon and sun, short moon and sun quotes, sunshine and moonlight quotes, romantic quotes sun and moon, sun and moon quotes about life, quotes about the sun, quotes about the moon and sun and moon sayings.

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Sun and Moon Quotes

Take a look at some of our favorite sun and moon quotes.

“The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary.” — Alfred Kreymborg

“The army is always the same. The sun and the moon change. The army knows no seasons.” — Frank Nugent

“And the sun and the moon sometimes argue over who will tuck me in at night. If you think I am having more fun than anyone on this planet, you are absolutely correct.” — Hafiz

“Every spark returns to darkness. Every sound returns to silence. Every flower returns to sleep with the earth. The journey of the sun and moon is predictable. But yours, is your ultimate art.” ― Suzy Kassem

“The journey of the sun and moon is predictable, but yours is your ultimate art.” — Suzy Kassem

Sunset over the mountains with sun and moon quotes by Kassem

Scrape the grey sky clean. Realize every grey cloud is a smoke screen to blind us from the truth, and the truth is whether we see them or not the sun and moon are still there, and always there is light.” — Shane Koyczan

“Once upon a real time, there were two girls, sisters. The little one followed the elder like night follows day, and they were as different from each other as sun and moon, but like the sun and moon, neither would be the same without the other….” — Kamilla Benko

“The weather was at war with itself, on one side the prevailing clouds and on the other the glimmer of sunlight, the lunar noon slinking in between the two, the sliver of the old moon cradling the new, the eternal story of sun and moon communicating their conflict across the sky.” — Michelle Franklin

“A good leg will fall; a straight back will stoop; a black beard will turn white; a curl’d pate will grow bald; a fair face will wither; a full eye will wax hollow: but a good heart, Kate, is the sun and the moon; or, rather, the sun, and not the moon, — for it shines bright, and never changes, but keeps his course truly.” — William Shakespeare

“Life is too short to not have fun; we are only here for a short time compared to the sun and the moon and all that.” — Coolio

Sliver of a moon at sunset with a sun and moon quotes by Coolio

“For all of eternity, the moon and sun have chased each other around the world. Long into the future, they will continue this chase, merging the days into months into years into centuries, until the day the sun cannot take the separation any longer and she shatters, engulfing the moon and everything else in a burst of light.” — Kelseyleigh Reber

“Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock.” — Anaxagoras

“Fish and fowl, warm sun and shady trees, the field mice in the wheat, under the cool light of the moon.” — Garth Nix

“You are the sun. You bring warmth, laughter, and joy — but he is the moon. He draws me into a world of mystery that I have never known.” — Meredith T. Taylor

“During the day the Sun causes wounds. And in the night the Moon heals the wounds. The mountain waits all day for the night when his moon will be finally bright.” — Suyasha Subedi

Inspirational Quotes About the Moon and Sun

Get motivated with these inspirational quotes about the moon and sun. And if you like inspirational quotes, check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Inspirational Morning Quotes, Inspirational Quotes for Today, Funny Inspirational Quotes and Inspirational Quotes for Work.

“Glance at the sun. See the moon and stars. Gaze at the beauty of the green earth. Now think.” — Hildegard of Bingen

“Seeing the sun, the moon and the stars, I said to myself, ‘Who could be the Master of these beautiful things?’ I felt a great desire to see him, to know him and to pay him homage.” — Josephine Bakhita

“The moon will guide you through the night with her brightness, but she will always dwell in the darkness, in order to be seen.” — Shannon L. Alder

“We may look at the same moon, but our hearts sing different songs depending on our inner emotions and perceptions.” — Debasish Mridha

“The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.” — Confucius

“Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.” — Gautama Buddha

Sun setting behind hill with inspirational quotes abou the moon and sun

“The moon in all her immaculate purity hung in the sky, laughing at this world of dust. She congratulated me for my carefully considered maneuvers and invited me to share in her eternal solitude.” — Shan Sa

“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” — Anthony J. D’Angelo

“Clearly I know, the mind is mountains, rivers, and the great earth; sun, moon, and stars.” ― Dogen

“The Moon is always there. A half blink of shadow, a crescent of an eyelash, opulent in fullness, spellbound in nothingness, and a friend.” — Carolyn Riker

“The moon is alive because of the darkness – how could we ever be afraid of something that gives the stars a home?” — Laura Chouette.

“It’s odd to think we might have been Sun, moon and stars unto each other; Only I turned down one little street as you went up another.” — Fannie Heaslip Lea

“Being in the sun is like going to parties – too much ages your skin, too little can age inside you like your bones.” — Bruce Y. Lee

“When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system.” ― Kalpana Chawla

Short Moon and Sun Quotes

Here are some of our favorite short moon and sun quotes. You might also want to check out our list of Best Short Quotes.

“The sun and moon shine on all without partiality.” — Confucius

“I’m in no hurry: the sun and the moon aren’t, either.” — Alberto Caeiro

“The world was whole then, the sun and moon together as one.” ― Bianca Viola

“The Sun, Moon and Stars are there to guide us.” — Dennis Banks

Go slowly, my lovely moon, go slowly.” – Khaled Hosseini

Dock with moon shining on water with a short moon quotes for Instagram

 “Let the sun shine on me, for I care not for the moon.” ― Spanish Proverb

“In that moment, the moon and the sun shared the sky.” ― Kelseyleigh Reber

“If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they’d immediately go out.” — William Blake

“The sun is but a morning star.” — Henry David Thoreau

“Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun.” — John Lennon

Person watching sunset with short moon and sun quotes by Lennon

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” — Buddha

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

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

“Be both soft and wild. Just like the moon. Or the storm. Or the sea.” — Victoria Erickson

“You’ve got the sun, you’ve got the moon, and you’ve got the Rolling Stones.” — Keith Richards

“May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.” — J. R. R. Tolkien

“Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born: – you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.” — E. E. cummings

Sunshine and Moonlight Quotes

Enjoy these sunshine and moonlight quotes, then check out our list of Sunshine Quotes.

“It’s the artist’s business to create sunshine when the sun falls.” ― Romain Rolland

“To say good morning, is a hope for a new sunshine in a cloudy winter.” ― Nabil Toussi

“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

“Some days you have to create your own sunshine.” — Sam Sundquist

“Moonlight is sculpture.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Sunshine and happiness go together like fish and chips!” ― Catherine Pulsifer

“Awaken the sunshine within you.” – Asad Meah

Waves rolling into a beach with palm trees and a sunshine quotes for instagram captions that reads awaken the sunshine within you

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

“I love to see the sunshine on the wings of the Dragonflies… there is magic in it.” — Ama H. Vanniarachchy

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

“Sunshine is beautiful when its after a rain. If its sunshine everyday then it starts burning you. So we need both rain and sunshine in our lives to value their importance and welcome rainbows in our lives.” — Meeran W. Malik

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

“Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.”- Jack Ma

“The moonlight breaks upon the city’s domes, and falls along cemented steel and stone.” — Claude McKay

“Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.” ― Mario Fernandez

“Be like the moon in someone’s sky and show her the way of life with your loving silvery lights during the darkness.” – Debasish Mridha

Moon shining on water with a moonlight quotes by Mridha

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air…” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.” ― Frank Lane

“I feel like nothing more is due, you bring sunshine and light.” — Kate Summers

“Open the doors and receive all the light. Let the rays of sunshine come in.” — Jyoti Patel

“When a lake’s doubt is shown as ripples, sunshine rays are flown to the hills.” — Ankush Agarwal

Romantic Quotes Sun and Moon

You’ll love these romantic quotes sun and moon. You might also like our lists of Romantic Quotes, Sunset Love Quotes, Good Morning Love Quotes and Short Love Quotes.

“Because we are an incomplete pair of Romeo and Juliet left alive by the Montagues and the Capulets; killed by the distance of the sun and the moon.” ― Ranjani Ramachandran

“The first time I ever saw your face, I thought the sun rose in your eyes and the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave to the dark and empty sky, my love.” — Ewan MacColl

“You’re the first, the last, and my everything and the answer to all my dreams. You’re my sun, my moon, my guiding star, my kind of wonderful, that’s what you are.” — Barry White

“I just need you and some sunsets.” – Atticus

Two hands making a heart at sunset with a love sunset quotes by Atticus

“Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud; Clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun, and loathsome canker lies in sweetest bud. All men make faults.” — William Shakespeare

“What man of sense will agree with the statement that the first, second and third days, in which the evening and morning were named, were without sun, moon and stars?” — Origen

“It was magic, I felt the bond between us. She was a jelly to my peanuts, Mars to Venus, The Earth to my sun, moon and stars, we added up mathematically… It’s like I had a bad habit, B!” — Ghostface Killah

“The sun loves the moon so much that he dies every night to let her breathe, and in return, she reflects his love.” — Jeffrey Fry

Sunset over ocean wtih romantic quotes sun and moon

“Tell me the story about how the sun loved the moon so much, that she died every night just to let him breathe.” — Hanako Ishii

“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“These eyes, tho’ clear to outward view of blemish or of spot, Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot, nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, or man, or woman. Yet I argue not against Heaven’s hand or will, not bate a jot of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer right onward.” — John Milton

“We can always be chasing the sun.” – Sara Bareilles

The sun setting behind palm trees on the beach with the sunset love quotes that reads we can always be chasing the sun

“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

“There was a man who loved the moon, but whenever he tried to embrace her, she broke into a thousand pieces and left him drenched, with empty arms.” ― Laini Taylor

Sun and Moon Quotes About Life

Check out these sun and moon quotes about life and see if you can find one that resonates with you. Check out our other life quotes for more, including Short Quotes About Life, Inspirational Quotes About Life, Funny Quotes About Life, Enjoy Life Quotes, Live Your Best Life Quotes, Life’s Good Quotes and Life Changing Quotes

“I am the flame above the beauty in the fields; I shine in the waters; I burn in the sun, the moon, and the stars. And with the airy wind, I quicken all things vitally by an unseen, all-sustaining life.” — Hildegard of Bingen

“The dancing Sun the dancing moon the dancing stars and the dancing galaxies are the direct expression of our divine Self.” ― Amit Ray

“The moon and sun are travelers through eternity. Even the years wander on. Whether drifting through life on a boat or climbing toward old age leading a horse, each day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” — Matsuo Basho

“Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting.” – Richard Paul Evans

Pink sunset

“The final mystery is oneself. When one has weighed the sun in the balance, and measured the steps of the moon, and mapped out the seven heavens star by star, there still remains oneself. Who can calculate the orbit of his own soul?” — Oscar Wilde

“I, the fiery life of divine wisdom, I ignite the beauty of the plains, I sparkle the water, I burn in the sun, and the moon, and the stars.” — Hildegard of Bingen

“There’s night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there’s likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?” — George Borrow

“The purpose of life is to investigate the Sun, the Moon, and the Heavens.” ― Anaxagoras

“If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” ― Morris West

Sunrise over the ocean wtih sun and moon quotes about life by West

“A polka-dot has the form of the sun, which is a symbol of the energy of the whole world and our living life, and also the form of the moon, which is calm. Round, soft, colourful, senseless and unknowing. Polka-dots can’t stay alone; like the communicative life of people, two or three polka-dots become movement… Polka-dots are a way to infinity.” — Yayoi Kusama

“Don’t sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea.” — Rumi

“You are not separate from the whole. You are one with the sun, the earth, the air. You don’t have a life. You are life.” — Eckhart Tolle

“The sun is the most important thing in everybody’s life, whether you’re a plant, an animal, or a fish, and we take it for granted.” — Danny Boyle

“The reappearance of the crescent moon after the new moon; the return of the Sun after a total eclipse, the rising of the Sun in the morning after its troublesome absence at night were noted by people around the world; these phenomena spoke to our ancestors of the possibility of surviving death. Up there in the skies was also a metaphor of immortality.” — Carl Sagan

Quotes About the Sun

Here are some quotes about the sun to inspire you. You might also like our lists of Sun Quotes, Sunlight Quotes, Sunny Day Quotes, Sun-kissed Quotes, Sunray Quotes, Sunrise Quotes and Sunset Quotes.

“I believe in the sun, even when it rains.” — Anne Frank

“Every morning, the rising sun invites and inspires us to begin again.” — Debasish Mridha

“The face of the sun is not without expression, but it tells us precious little of what is in its heart.” — Armin J. Deutsch

“When the sun kisses the horizon, that’s when you see the sky blush.” — Anthony T. Hincks

“To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.” — Jeanne Moreau

“The low sun stares through dust of gold.” — Alexander Smith

“The brief flashbacks are sun-kissed, summery and optimistic.” – Steven Soderbergh

Sun on ocean with sun quotes by Steven Soderbergh

“As the sun peaks over the mountain, it’s a new day on our miraculous planet. Reason alone for celebration.” — Oprah Winfrey

“The sun never repents of the good he does, nor does he ever demand a recompense.” — Benjamin Franklin

“In the sun, I feel as one.” — Kurt Cobain

“How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” — John Muir

“The glorious lamp of heaven, the radiant sun, Is Nature’s eye.” — John Dryden

“Nothing is hidden under the sun.” — Leonardo da Vinci

“The earth would die if the sun stopped kissing her.” – Hafez

Sun through clouds with sun-kissed quotes by Hafez

“Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward.” — Nelson Mandela

“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.” — George R. R. Martin

“The sun himself is weak when he first rises and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” — Charles Dickens

“The sun, the hearth of affection and life, pours burning love on the delighted earth.” — Arthur Rimbaud

“How lovely yellow is! It stands for the sun.” — Vincent Van Gogh

“The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun.” – Robert Herrick

Sunset over water with sun quotes

“No sun outlasts its sunset, but will rise again and bring the dawn.” — Maya Angelou

“If there is nothing new under the sun, at least the sun itself is always new, always re-creating itself out of its own inexhaustible fire.” — Michael Sims

“The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.” — S. Ajna

Quotes About the Moon

Consider the following quotes about the moon. You can also check out our full list of Moon Quotes.

“Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne

“The moon can never breathe, but it can take our breath away with the beauty of its cold, arid orb.” — Munia Khan

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

“Don’t even try to talk to me when I’m watching the moon. That’s my moon, baby.” — Wendelin Van Draanen

“Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” — Mark Twain

Moon in a dark sky with a moon quotes by Mark Twain

“The moon was reigning over their world, glowing its full splendor to all those willing to look up.” — Irina Serban

“I still say, ‘Shoot for the moon; you might get there.” — Buzz Aldrin

“The moon is the queen of everything. She rules the oceans, rivers, rain. When I am asked whose tears these are; I always blame the moon.” — Lucille Clifton

“Don’t worry if you’re making waves just by being yourself. The moon does it all the time.” — Scott Stabile

“The Moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars.” — Arthur C. Clarke

“The moon is friend for the lonesome to talk to.” — Carl Sandburg

 “The moon rested right above the mountains, a place I call home.” — Daniel Wallock

“When one starts thinking of the full moon as a common sight that will come again to one’s eyes ad-infinitum, the value of life is diminished and life goes by uncherished.” — Roman Payne

“Drink in the moon as though you might die of thirst.” – Sanober Khan

Pink moon over cloudy hills with quotes with moon by Khan

“Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.”

“Be the moon and inspire people, even when you’re far from full.” – K. Tolnoe

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

“The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.” — Carl Sandburg

“I never really thought about how when I look at the moon, it’s the same moon as Shakespeare and Marie Antoinette and George Washington and Cleopatra looked at.” — Susan Beth Pfeffer

Sun and Moon Sayings

Here are some of our favorite sun and moon sayings that we don’t know said first.

“May the Sun bring you by day, may the moon softly restore you by night, may the rain wash away your worries, may the breeze blow new strength into your being, may you walk gently through the world and know it’s beauty all the days of your life.”

“You are my sun, my moon and all of my stars.”

“Just like the moon, we glow—shining bright in the night.”

“Moonlight is nature’s night light.”

“Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.”

Sunset over a lake with sun and moon sayings

“Never tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”

“The sun and the moon made love and my sky turned pink.”

“Live by the sun, love by the moon.”

“Moon in my eyes, sun in my heart.”

“The moon up high, the sun down low.”

“Cherish the times you can watch the sunrise, there’s only so many in a lifetime.”

Fisherman on lake with sunrise sayings

“Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day.”

“Let the sun shine on me, for I care not for the moon.”

“Make use of the sun while it shines.”

Moon and Sun Captions

If you like these moon and sun captions you might also like our lists of Sun Captions and Moon Captions. And for those two times of the day when the sun and moon are changing places in the sky we have the best Sunset Captions and Sunrise Captions.

The sun and the moon made love and my sky turned pink

When the moon rises, the world is full of magic

Keep calm and lay in the sun

The beauty of the moon

Live by the sun, love by the moon

Moon at sunset with trees and captions about moon and sun

The sun and the moon hug every day

I find my happiness where the sun shines

The biggest little thing in the sky

Live by the sun, love by the moon

Up with the sun

Moon in my eyes, sun in my heart

Feeling moonstruck

Orange sky with a half moon and moon captions for Instagram that reads feeling moonstruck

Bright sky, bright moon, bright stars!

To the moon and beyond

Here comes the sun

The moon up high, the sun down low

Shooting for the moon

Endless sunshine

Sun over sand dune with cute captions about sunshine

Chasing the moonlight

I’m all about sun days

You are my sun, my moon and all my stars

Here comes the moon

Loved by the moon

Living my moonlight and starlight

Stars in the sky over trees at night with captions on moon, sky and stars

Soaking up the sun

Moonlight, magic in the air

Sun, sand and a drink in my hand

I’m in love with moonlight

Living by moonlight and starlight

Feeling sunny day vibes right now

Sunny day happy day

boats on the ocean with islands and the sun with a sunny captions for instagram on top that says sunny day happy day

The moon and the stars shine for you

I was made for sunny days

Moonlight shadows

I got me a sunny day


Moon shining on water with a short moon captions that says moonlit

No clouds in my sunny day


So that’s our list! Hopefully you were able to find the perfect moon and sun quote you were looking for.

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Laynni Locke

Laynni Locke

Laynni has been sharing her travel adventures and day-to-day life on Routinely Nomadic social media for over 15 years and appreciates the importance of finding the perfect quote or caption to showcase those experiences. Putting her extensive writing and education background to good use, Laynni has become passionate about researching and curating comprehensive lists of all the best quotes and captions for every occasion.

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