On The Moon Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 On The Moon Quotes

#1. There was no moon, but I could hear the surf a few yards in front of us. I spread my filthy cord coat on the sand for a pillow, then fell down and went to sleep. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#2. On the Earth, you admire the Moon; on the Moon, you admire the Earth! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#3. A strong wind sang sadly as it bent the trees in front of the Hall. A half moon shone through the dark, flying clouds on to the wild and empty moor. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#4. The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#5. If we hadn't put a man on the moon, there wouldn't be a Silicon Valley today. - Author: John Sculley
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#6. A quarter-moon smeared a feverish glow on the marble slabs and dappled the trodden weeds that beleaguered them with a pale dewy leprosy; only the massy shadows which clustered around the trunks of the ancient oaks and beeches escaped its infection. - Author: William Scott Home
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#7. Usually, you could rely on Americans to believe the worst about their heroes, but nobody wanted to hear that America's ascent to the Moon had been made with a ladder of bones. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#8. This particular evening, a giant yellow moon crested over a clear warm sky, so every fixture, the owls included, was floodlit like a carnival on its last night in town, and moon-drunk roars came from every corner. A perfect night to go out and make some dirty magic. * - Author: Charlie Jane Anders
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#9. We may discover resources on the moon or Mars that will boggle the imagination, that will test our limits to dream. And the fascination generated by further exploration will inspire our young people to study math, and science, and engineering and create a new generation of innovators and pioneers. - Author: George W. Bush
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#10. Is that a lion with horns and a pitchfork?"
"Is he carrying the moon on his pitchfork?"
"Nope it's a pie. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#11. Fifteen per cent of the population believe the moon landing was actually staged in a movie lot in Arizona and somewhat fewer still believe the Earth is flat. I think they all get together with the global warming deniers on a Saturday night and party - Author: Al Gore
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#12. Throughout my career, I was never able to relax; I always had to go on the field with another responsibility. I felt like I was playing, not just for my team, but for my race. - Author: Warren Moon
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#13. Neil Armstrong, when he was out there landing on the moon, I was there first. - Author: Mark Roberts
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#14. Isn't it strange that all life can pretty much end, but the universe goes on as it is? No one else exists, but the moon keeps shining and the stars keep falling. - Author: Isabella Olivia Ellis
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#15. Mystic grimoirs, walking corpses ... I'm so far out of my wheelhouse that I might as well be on the moon. - Author: Mark Waid
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#16. The moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, colour and nuance. - Author: Arthur Smith
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#17. I've always hankered after going into space and walking on the moon and Mars. I did want to be an astronaut, and had there been a manned space flight programme in the U.K., I would have been knocking on the door. - Author: David Mackay
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#18. On July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong, another American born and raised in western Ohio, stepped onto the moon, he carried with him, in tribute to the Wright brothers, a small swatch of the muslin from a wing of their 1903 Flyer. - Author: David McCullough
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#19. Benevolent throne set someplace high up on the moon. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#20. The beauty Snow White's got has nothing to do with him. She's scarred up and suspicious and shameless. Her pretty's not for him. It's like saying the moon's got a fine figure on her. Maybe true, but what good is that to a man? Snow - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#21. Rowdy and I played one-on-one for hours. we played until dark. we played until the streetlights lit up court. we played until the bats swooped down at our heads. we played until the moon was huge and golden and perfect in the dark sky.
we didn't keep score. - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#22. Today, I feel stronger, learning to live within the natural cycles of a day and to not expect too much of myself. As women, we hold the moon in our bellies. It is too much to ask to operate on full-moon energy three hundred and sixty-five days a year. I am in a crescent phase. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#23. People ask me, 'Did you always want to be on SNL?' No, actually, it never crossed my mind. It didn't even seem possible. It would've been like saying, 'Hey, do you wanna go to the moon?' - Author: Bill Hader
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#24. If we can put a man on the moon, we can make pantyhose comfortable. - Author: Sara Blakely
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#25. Arise and pour pure wine into my cup,
Pour moon beams into the dark night of my
That I may lead home the wanderer
And imbue the idle looker-on with restless
And advance hotly on a new quest
And become known as the champion of a new
spirit - Author: Muhammad Iqbal
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#26. Let's not spend resources that we don't need to be sending astronauts back to the moon. Let's not spend expensive resources on bringing people who have reached Mars back again. Prepare them to become a growing colony. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#27. I wish that friendship should have feet, as well as eyes and eloquence. It must plant itself on the ground, before it vaults overthe moon. I wish it to be a little of a citizen, before it is quite a cherub. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#28. The Church says that the earth is flat, but I know that it is round, for I have seen the shadow on the moon, and I have more faith in a shadow than in the Church. Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese and Spanish explorer - Author: George Washington
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#29. Few Americans born after the Civil War know much about war. Real war. War that seeks you out. War that arrives on your doorstep - not once in a blue moon, but once a month or a week or a day. - Author: Nick Turse
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#30. If you wait to dance on the moon, you may never dance at all. - Author: Nadia Hashimi
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#31. The sky was a midnight-blue, like warm, deep, blue water, and the moon seemed to lie on it like a water-lily, floating forward with an invisible current. - Author: Willa Cather
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#32. For the Earth itself is a blossom, she says,
on the star tree,
pale with luminous
ocean leaves. - Author: Rolf Jacobsen
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#33. Bosch knew the dawn had nothing on the dusk. Dawn always came up ugly, as if the sun was clumsy and in a hurry. The dusk was smoother, the moon more graceful. Maybe it was because the moon was more patient. In life and nature, Bosch thought, darkness always waits. - Author: Michael Connelly
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#34. During one new moon at perigee, I stood on high ground, watching salt ponds overflow, cover the beach, and meet the ocean. Because the moon was invisible, the water was black as it drowned the sand, and the event felt primal - which in fact it was, because it was nature. - Author: Luanne Rice
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#35. dozing on horseback
smoke form the tea-fires
drifts to the moon - Author: Basho Matsuo
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#36. The moon climbed out of the ravine, blue, skinny, as if it had been fed on nothing but skimmed milk. It climbed out, and quickly slithered up and up along the finest thread-away from trouble, and on the very top it huddled, crouching on thin legs. ("The Protectress Of Sinners") - Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
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#37. It is important that we have the inner richness to be able to look up at the stars or the moon and compose a poem once in a while. When we open wide our minds and fix our gaze on the universe, we fix our gaze on our own life. - Author: Daisaku Ikeda
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#38. I've always loved airplanes and flight. The space program was really important to me as a kid. I still have a photo of Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon in my living room. - Author: Bill Nye
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#39. I'm the diva from the future. The next gig's on the moon. Catch me while you can. - Author: Natasha Bedingfield
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#40. Landing on the moon was a dream that millions of kids have had for hundreds of years. - Author: Rusty Schweickart
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#41. The best of Donald Westlake's pseudonymous thrillers about Parker, the toughest burglar who ever lived ... Out of print for years and years, Butcher's Moon is the ultimate Parker novel, best read as an installment in the series as a whole but comprehensible and wholly satisfying on its own. - Author: Terry Teachout
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#42. We are surrounded by a lot of failed ecosystems; the moon being one, Mars, Venus. There's evidence of water on Mars and rivers and it didn't take. Also, we have planets to guard us like Jupiter and Saturn that take the hits of the comets. It is miraculous that we exist on this planet, that it took. - Author: Robin Williams
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#43. I was pretending that I did not speak their language; on the moon we spoke a soft, liquid tongue, and sang in the starlight, looking down on the dead dried world. - Author: Shirley Jackson
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#44. When the Ngdanga tribe of West Africa hold their moon love ceremonies, the men of the tribe bang their heads on sacred trees until they get a nose bleed, which usually cures them of that. - Author: Mike Harding
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#45. The night before I left Las Vegas I walked out in the desert to look at the moon. There was a jeweled city on the horizon, spires rising in the night, but the jewels were diadems of electric and the spires were the neon of signs ten stories high. - Author: Norman Mailer
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#46. If I ever get to go to the moon, I'll probably just stand on the moon and go 'Hmmm, yeah ... fair enough ... gotta go home now.' - Author: Noel Gallagher
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#47. The birds that wake the morning, and those that love the shade; The winds that sweep the mountain or lull the drowsy glade; The Sun that from his amber bower rejoiceth on his way, The Moon and Stars, their Master's name in silent pomp display. - Author: Reginald Heber
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#48. We inhabit a three-body cosmos. Sophia is essentially the matriarch of a single-parent family - a single-planet goddess, if you will. But she relies on the support of the surrogate parents, sun and moon, to manage her terrestrial brood. - Author: John Lamb Lash
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#49. On Earth, we are unmanned by our longing for a pastoral past that never really existed; and that, if it had existed, could never exist again ... on the Moon, there is no past to long for or dream about. There is no direction but forward. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#50. If the other novice wizards on the row hadn't broken into Raeshaldis's rooms, pissed on her bed and written WHORE and THIEF on the walls, she probably would have been killed on the night of the full moon. - Author: Barbara Hambly
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#51. Cold be hand and heart and bone, and cold be sleep under stone: never more to wake on stony bed, never, till the Sun fails and the Moon is dead. In the black wind the stars shall die, and still on gold here let them lie, till the dark lord lifts his hand over dead sea and withered land. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#52. Even if the Moon didn't exist - even if it had been vaporized billions of years ago by cantankerous Klingons - there would still be (somewhat lower) tides raised by the Sun. For creatures dependent on the oceans' ebb and flow, life could go on. - Author: Seth Shostak
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#53. We've all heard about space and landing on the moon, but somehow it's a very tom-boyish adventure. It's planting the flag on the moon by Neil Armstrong, and it has this very male-hero edge to it. - Author: Lily Koppel
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#54. I was the chairman of the House Budget Committee and one of the chief architects the last time we balanced a budget, and it was the first time we had done it since man walked on the moon. We had a $5 trillion surplus and we cut taxes. - Author: John Kasich
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#55. Woman cannot survive on droplets, she requires waves to regularly crash over her shores as the moon gives way to the sun... - Author: Virginia Alison
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#56. Our scientists grapple with the difficulties of placing a man on the moon, but the immediately troubling concern of our society is whether men of different races can sit together at a lunch counter. - Author: Robert Kennedy
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#57. The road to Manderley lay ahead. There was no moon. The sky above our heads was inky black. But the sky on the horizon was not dark at all. It was shot with crimson, like a splash of blood. And the ashes blew towards us with the salt wind from the sea. - Author: Daphne Du Maurier
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#58. The clouds are scudding across the moon,
A misty light is on the sea;
The wind in the shrouds has a wintry tune,
And the foam is flying free. - Author: Bayard Taylor
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#59. My final question: Why are we not looking at moving out onto the sea? Why do we have programs to build a habitation on Mars and we have programs to look at colonizing the Moon but we do not have a program looking at how we colonize our own planet, and the technology is at hand! - Author: Robert Ballard
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#60. Ye Noble men of Honor know this ... the voice of love never dies, Hope be its companion that rides upon the rays of the SUN by day and the MOON by night and it says hold on to me as we wait for him to arrive ... that be LOVE. - Author: Tonny K. Brown
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#61. You can find me on the moon waxing and waning. My heart full of petals, every single one begging 'Love me, love me, love me. Whoever I am. Whoever I become.' - Author: Andrea Gibson
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#62. crimson. A faint blue haze rested on the eastern hill, over which a great, pale, round moon was just floating up like a silver bubble. They were - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#63. Night came. The moon was entering her first quarter, and her insufficient light would soon die out in the mist on the horizon. Clouds were rising from the east, and already overcast a part of the heavens. - Author: Jules Verne
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#64. The customer deserves to receive exactly what we have promised to produce - a clean room, a hot cup of coffee, a nonporous casing, a trip to the moon on goassamer wings. - Author: Phil Crosby
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#65. When I was coming up as a kid, there were programs that kept me out of trouble and on the straight and narrow in South Central Los Angeles, and I always felt that when I got to a stage where I could provide similar opportunities to kids then I would do that. - Author: Warren Moon
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#66. Inside this new love, die. Your way begins on the other side ... . Die, and be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign that you've died. Your old life was a frantic running from silence. The speechless full moon comes out now. - RUMI - Author: Tim Farrington
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#67. Nothing is lifeless
when the moon writes its screed
on the silvern sand silence
-From the poem:The Universe In Blossom - Author: Munia Khan
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#68. You don't return your phone calls." The vampire leaned forward, tapping my doodle with a scimitar claw. "Is that a lion with horns and a pitchfork?"
"Is he carrying the moon on his pitchfork?"
"No, it's a pie. What can I do for Atlanta's premier Master of the Dead? - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#69. This is what I have.
The dull hangover of waiting,
the blush of my heart on the damp grass,
the flower-faced moon.
A gull broods on the shore
where a moment ago there were two.
Softly my right hand fondles my left hand
as though it were you. - Author: Mary Oliver
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#70. Am as clear as the stars that are my brothers. Still I must sleep. They sleep and the moon and the sun sleep and even the ocean sleeps sometimes on certain days when there is no current and a flat calm. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#71. If we continue at this leisurly pace, we will have to pass Russian customs when we land on the moon. - Author: Wernher Von Braun
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#72. The sun, like a boil on the bright blue ass of day, rolled gradually forward and spread its legs wide to reveal the pubic thatch of night, a hairy darkness in which stars crawled like lice, and the moon crabbed slowly upward like an albino dog tick striving for the anal gulch. - Author: Joe R. Lansdale
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#73. First I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#74. When I was younger, I'd make a point of driving to the middle of nowhere and spending an evening with just me, the wind, and the moon. Your skin crawls up an octave. This is what I tap into when I'm working on horror films. I'm just afraid a time will come when I lose touch with that part of myself. - Author: Christopher Young
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#75. I'm a one-hundred-percent, made-in-Florida, dope-smugglin', time-sharin', spring-breakin', log-flumin', double-occupancy discount vacation. I'm a tall glass of orange juice and a day without sunshine. I'm the wind in your sails, the sun on your burn and the moon over Miami. I am the native. - Author: Tim Dorsey
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#76. Limitations gone: Since my mind fixed on the moon, Clarity and serenity Make something for which There's no end in sight. - Author: Saigyo
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#77. Having walked on the Moon, I know something about what we need to explore, really explore, in space. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#78. I did a song, "Court and Spark," for a Joni Mitchell tribute album that's yet to see the light of day. So she's someone I'd like to do something with, sure. I worked with the great guitar player Bill Frisell on Phantom Moon - that was fun. I'm such a fan; he's amazing. - Author: Duncan Sheik
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#79. Growing up in northern California has had a big influence on my love and respect for the outdoors. When I lived in Oakland, we would think nothing of driving to Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz one day and then driving to the foothills of the Sierras the next day. - Author: Tom Hanks
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#80. I have the LIFE magazine of the men walking on the moon. - Author: Christa McAuliffe
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#81. She doesn't know where she is going. She doesn't know when the next demons will appear.
But she will keep on walking.
She will follow the moon. - Author: Deborah Ellis
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#82. But, I tell myself, Weight is just an artifact of gravity. If this were a jazz club on the moon, I would weigh less. - Author: Weike Wang
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#83. The candles burned The moon went down The polished hill The milky town Transparent, weightless, luminous Uncovering the two of us On that fundamental ground Where love's unwilled, unleashed, unbound And half the perfect world is found. - Author: Leonard Cohen
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#84. There's a bad moon on the rise. - Author: John Fogerty
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#85. The moon is always female and so am I although often in the vale of razorblades I have wished I could put on and take off my sex like a dress and why not? - Author: Marge Piercy
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#86. Together, we looked down at the tiny house, the sole thing on this vast, flat surface. Like the only person living on the moon. It could be either lonely or peaceful, depending on how you looked at it. "It's a start," I said. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#87. When the Eagle landed on the moon, I was speechless - overwhelmed, like most of the world. Couldn't say a word. I think all I said was, 'Wow! Jeez!' Not exactly immortal. Well, I was nothing if not human. - Author: Walter Cronkite
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#88. Like the moon on the water, in a way. When you confront a Zen master, what you're really seeing are not his limitations but yours. - Author: Pico Iyer
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#89. The moon is considered a relatively easy object to land humans on, everything else is much harder by orders of magnitude. It is the reason why we have not been to Mars and will likely never go there successfully with humans. - Author: Steven Magee
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#90. The first men to set foot on the moon were sent to Iceland for acclimation - that's how unlike to anything else the Icelandic landscape is. - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#91. Most people walking around in a mall or on a college campus are carrying on them better technology than the entire U.S. government had when it put a man on the moon. Each one of us is a walking technological superpower. - Author: Van Jones
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#92. Finally, I have someone that's like me. My other two pupils were the opposite sides of the moon. But this guy is on the same side of the moon, is on the same planet that I'm on. - Author: Shaquille O'Neal
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#93. This administration and these folk who run Washington are no more interested in our welfare and our well being than the man on the moon. And we have got to start taking our destiny into our hands. - Author: Tavis Smiley
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#94. I could see the reflection of the moon on the water's surface, tantalisingly teasing me forward, that was my target ... swimming towards the moon and freedom. I could smell the brine and sense the power of the mass I was in, it engulfed me, yet I was one with it. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#95. Seated alone by shadowy bamboos,

I strum my lyre and laugh aloud;

None know that I am here, deep in the woods;

Only the bright moon comes to shine on me.

- Author: Wang Wei
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#96. As if you were on fire from within.
The moon lives in the lining of your skin. - Author: Pablo Neruda
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#97. That's what life is, it's the small struggles. You walk down the street for half an hour, you see half an hour of drama. You don't need convoluted plot lines. You don't need long-lost brothers. You don't need it's set on the future; it's set on the moon. - Author: Ricky Gervais
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#98. If we can put a man on the moon and sequence the human genome, we should be able to devise something close to a universal digital public library. - Author: Peter Singer
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#99. It is, alas, chiefly the evil emotions that are able to leave their photographs on surrounding scenes and objects and whoever heard of a place haunted by a noble deed, or of beautiful and lovely ghosts revisiting the glimpses of the moon? - Author: Algernon H. Blackwood
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#100. Tut! Magic, indeed! As if there weren't marvels enough without magic. Pictures traveling by telephone, and men bouncing up and down on the moon? Trees and floors and children growing? There are your real marvels. - Author: Jane Louise Curry
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