Quotes and Sayings about Moon



"I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Time, Being, EnglEnglish, First, Friends, Language, Moon)

"You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars."
- Gary Allan
(Related: Moon, Stars)

"Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out, and I will tell you how old you are, and I shall know if you are happy."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Dying, Moon, Old, Will)

"Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock."
- Anaxagoras
(Related: God, Moon, Sun)

"For the first time in history, a private company is organizing a mission to the moon. This mission will inspire countries of the world, citizens, our youth."
- Eric Anderson
(Related: Time, History, Company, Countries, First, Mission, Moon, Will, World, Youth)

"If there are bases on the moon, that would be the end of the moon as we know it."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: End, Moon)

"Women, we might as well be dogs baying the moon as petitioners without the right to vote!"
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Women, Dogs, Moon, Right)

"Scientific man is already on the moon, and yet we are still living with the moral concepts of Homer."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Living, Man, Moon)

"I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Nature, Soul, Being, Deep, Moon)

"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Men, Peace, Earth, First, July, Mankind, Moon)

"The basic story for the opener is that word came through the bar that someone got knifed and killed up on the Moon Walk. It turns out to be one of the quarter regulars that everybody knows, including Maestro and Bone."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Moon, Word)

"Over the tops of it, beginning to dusk under a young white moon, trailed a wavering ghost of smoke, and at the end of it I came upon the Pocket Hunter making a dry camp in the friendly scrub."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Beginning, End, Moon)

"For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us."
- Richard H. Baker
(Related: Beauty, People, Magnificence, Moon, Universe)

"Almost a quarter of our planet is a single mountain range and we didn't enter it until after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin went to the moon. So we went to the moon, played golf up there, before we went to the largest feature on our own planet."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Golf, Moon)

"The Sun, Moon and Stars are there to guide us."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Moon, Stars, Sun)

"There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon."
- Matsuo Basho
(Related: Moon, Nothing)

"The moon is brighter since the barn burned."
- Matsuo Basho
(Related: Moon)

"If we can send a man to the moon, then why don't we send a woman?"
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Man, Moon, Woman)

"We knew it was going to be difficult to get to the moon. We didn't know how difficult."
- Alan Bean
(Related: Moon)

"The moon is very rugged."
- Alan Bean
(Related: Moon)

"It's hard not to be excited when you're going to find a way to land on the moon."
- Alan Bean
(Related: Land, Moon)

"I can remember walking on the moon."
- Alan Bean
(Related: Moon, Walking)

"But I'm the only one who can paint the moon, because I'm the only one who knows whether that's right or not."
- Alan Bean
(Related: Moon, Right)

"And Fall, with her yeller harvest moon and the hills growin' brown and golden under a sinkin' sun."
- Roy Bean
(Related: Harvest, Moon, Sun)

"Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Film, Moon, News)

"I love England though; I've been back a few times and just love it. My favorite thing to do there is going to museums and all the castles. Oh, and my husband and I went mountain biking across England on our honeymoon!"
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Love, HusbBiking, EnglFavorite, Museums)

"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?"
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Deed, Emotions, Evil, Moon)

"If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out."
- William Blake
(Related: Doubt, Moon, Sun)

"I wondered how they would top the Pirates and skeletons and moonlight, because that's a pretty cool concept."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Pretty)

"Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Autumn, Moon, Night, Summer)

"This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it."
- David Brinkley
(Related: Age, First, Moon, Promise, Space)

"Apollo 13, as you may remember, gave us a reactor that is bubbling away right now somewhere in the Pacific. It's supposed to be bubbling away on the moon, but it's in the Pacific Ocean instead."
- David R. Brower
(Related: May, Moon, Now, Ocean, Right)

"Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars."
- Les Brown
(Related: Moon, Stars, Will)

"Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Power, Language, Moon, Tides)

"The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Light, Moon, Sky, Summer)

"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."
- Buddha
(Related: Truth, Moon, Sun)

"They don't know how the world is shaped. And so they give it a shape, and try to make everything fit it. They separate the right from the left, the man from the woman, the plant from the animal, the sun from the moon. They only want to count to two."
- Emma Bull
(Related: Man, Moon, Right, Sun, Want, Woman, World)

"Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun."
- Robert Burton
(Related: Happiness, Wealth, Devil, Moon, Sun)

"We will build new ships to carry man forward into the universe, to gain a new foothold on the moon and to prepare for new journeys to the worlds beyond our own."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Gain, Man, Moon, Ships, Universe, Will)

"From doing A Moon for the Misbegotten, I've learned that nobody's love can save anybody else. There are people who want to die, and nothing or nobody will stop them. The only one who can save you is yourself."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Love, People, Moon, Nothing, Want, Will)

"I'd like to go to the Moon."
- Jeanne Calment
(Related: Moon)

"There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls."
- George Carlin
(Related: Moon)

"What will it profit this country if we... put our man on the Moon by 1970 and at the same time you can't walk down Woodward Avenue in this city without fear of some violence?"
- Jerome Cavanagh
(Related: Time, Fear, Country, Man, Moon, Profit, Violence, Will)

"I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Wife, HusbDay, Moon, Promise, Sky, Will)

"Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Light, Moon)

"In the '20s they were telling us wed all have our own private plane and take vacations to the moon."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Moon)

"Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women's lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women's menstrual cycles."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Moon, Symbol)

"The directors thought, They understand nothing in the real economy, in real life. They read some stupid books, and they came from the moon to the earth, and maybe in one month they will disappear."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Life, Thought, Books, Earth, Economy, Moon, Nothing, Will)

"I can't think of anything specific growing up that pointed me toward NASA at all. I was interested in the Moon landings just about the same as everyone else of my generation. But I never really thought about being an astronaut or working in space myself."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Thought, Being, Growing up, Moon, Space)

"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."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: Action, Twilight)

"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
(Related: Change, Faults, Moon, Sun)

"I fully expect that NASA will send me back to the moon as they treated Sen. Glenn, and if they don't do otherwise, why, then I'll have to do it myself."
- Pete Conrad
(Related: Moon, Will)

"The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth, Fact, Moon, Shadow)

"I have a fine lot of telescopes. I have one with which I can see the Mountains in the Moon."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Moon, Mountains)

"There's not a wind but whispers of thy name; And not a flow'r that grows beneath the moon, But in its hues and fragrance tells a tale Of thee, my love."
- Barry Cornwall
(Related: Love, Moon, Name, Wind)

"What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Men, Earth, Eye, Moon)

"I think if Keith Moon was here today and you asked him to recall most of his early life or most of his life, he wouldn't be able to recall it."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Life, Moon, Today)

"We lived the life with Keith Moon. It was all Spinal Tap magnified a thousand times."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Life, Moon)

"A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Age, Building, Light, Maturity, Old, Youth)

"Oh, don't let's ask for the moon. We've already got the stars."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Moon, Stars)

"I saw a photograph of a wedding conducted by Reverend Moon of the Unification Church. I wanted to understand this event, and the only way to understand it was to write about it."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Wedding, Church, Moon)

"We did 'Erin Brockovich,' we did 'Man on the Moon,' we did 'Living Out Loud,' but now I'm going to keep going."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Moon, Now)

"Anybody who plays the stock market not as an insider is like a man buying cows in the moonlight."
- Daniel Drew
(Related: Buying, Cows, Man)

"I haven't shaken my fists at the moon."
- Ian Dury
(Related: Moon)

"The soldiers did go away and their towns were torn down; and in the Moon of Falling Leaves (November), they made a treaty with Red Cloud that said our country would be ours as long as grass should grow and water flow."
- Black Elk
(Related: Country, Moon, Soldiers, Water)

"The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Moon, Stars, Sun)

"The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Moon, Stars, Sun)

"In New York, there are so many potholes, they're like craters on the moon. That's another traffic thing."
- Jimmy Fallon
(Related: Moon)

"Well, between Scotch and nothin', I suppose I'd take Scotch. It's the nearest thing to good moonshine I can find."
- William Faulkner
"Bleaching my hair for Two Moon Junction... my hair was fried and I looked like an idiot."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Hair, Moon)

"Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: People, June, Moon, Wine)

"When I made Blue Moon Swamp, there was a lot of trial and error; I was trying to find people who would be simpatico with my style, and with what I had in mind for the album."
- John Fogerty
(Related: People, Error, Mind, Moon, Style, Trying)

"To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravitational field of the moon where the passengers can make scientific observations, perhaps land alive, and then return to earth - all that constitutes a wild dream worthy of Jules Verne."
- Lee De Forest
(Related: Dream, Earth, Land, Man, Moon, Project)

"For future exploration, when we have the objective of going to the Moon, it is important to have several possibilities to go there, and within this framework of cooperation to have our own access to orbit around the Moon."
- Alain Fournier
(Related: Cooperation, Exploration, Future, Moon, Possibilities)

"You moon the wrong person at an office party and suddenly you're not 'professional' any more."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Moon, Office, Party, Wrong)

"I believe that the only way that the human race is gonna survive is to start colonizing space and setting up colonies on the moon, and then space stations."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Moon, Race, Space)

"I think that's one of the most important gifts we have in television - the ability to heal through laughter."
- Soleil Moon Frye
(Related: Ability, Gifts, Laughter, Television)

"My clothes are great for a honeymoon: They're light and sexy, colorful and pretty, and not expensive."
- Diane von Furstenberg
(Related: Clothes, Light, Pretty)

"Go to a place where you're not going to be stressed, because a honeymoon itself can be a stressful thing."
- Diane von Furstenberg
"When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Beauty, Soul, Moon, Sunset, Wonders, Worship)

"I've written a lot of books which are written from the moon - the view from nowhere."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Books, Moon)

"Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Madness)

"I grew up watching a lot of the coverage of the early U.S. space program, all the way back starting with Mercury and then through Gemini and Apollo and of course going to the moon as the main part of the Apollo program."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Mercury, Moon, Space)

"If we don't do it, somebody else will. The Chinese, the Europeans and the Japanese all have the goal of going to the moon. Certainly we don't want to wake up and see that they have a base there before we do."
- Bart Gordon
(Related: Goal, Moon, Want, Will)

"Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come, while stars grew fuller and larger all around them, and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently from nowhere in particular, came to keep them company and listen to their talk."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Company, Moon, Stars, Talk)

"There is more He-3 energy on the Moon than we have ever had in the form of fossil fuels on Earth. All we have to do is to go there and get it."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: Earth, Energy, Moon)

"We need the kind of leadership exemplified by President Kennedy to just do it! But we must do it as good stewards, aggressively exerting control over the moon. We can best do this by going there."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: Leadership, Control, Moon, President)

"This is no job for a UN committee. It needs the same kind of unwavering dedication and the kinds of people that got us the first nuclear submarine and the first man on the moon."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: People, Committee, Dedication, First, Job, Man, Moon, Needs)

"It is clear that the nation that assumes stewardship of the Moon now will inherit stewardship of the galaxy in the coming millennium. I think the USA is ready for that challenge!"
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: Moon, Nation, Now, Will)

"I remember; I was 15 years old when Neil Armstrong put feet in the moon."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Feet, Moon, Old, Years)

"I always wondered if you clone your wife and have the cloned wife on the moon and the real wife down here, would that be considered cheating?"
- Luis Guzman
(Related: Wife, Cheating, Moon)

"I think that when NASA works on a moon shot, they know too well that all of the people working on it must do their job at 110 percent. Sometimes they probably put in 18 hour days, but they're aiming for the moon, and that's what counts."
- Marvin Hamlisch
(Related: People, Job, Moon)

"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."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Love, Day, Driving, Growing up, Influence, Moon, Nothing, Respect)

"From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Man, Moon, Now, World)

"That will only happen if I have a bout of amnesia or if I feel like mooning someone in the audience."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Will)

"Moonlight is sculpture."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Sculpture)

"Especially during the first nine months, there was so much going on with trying to hire 55 people to run the city, it was hard to imagine any honeymoon."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: People, First, Months, Trying)

"From my subjective position, there was no honeymoon."
- John Hickenlooper
"Tom and I will always be in our honeymoon phase."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Will)

"The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon."
- Jean Ingelow
(Related: Flowers, Moon, Night)

"In fact, Moon came on tour with us for a bit just before a big festival in Brighton, I think."
- Neil Innes
(Related: Fact, Moon)

"I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Blood, Moon, Sky)

"A conservative is a man who will not look at the new moon out of respect for that "ancient institution" the old one."
- Douglas Jerrold
(Related: Conservative, Man, Moon, Old, Respect, Will)

"I'm in the mood for another Moonstruck experience, for another romantic comedy."
- Norman Jewison
(Related: Experience, Comedy, Romantic)

"Moonstruck... was one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar."
- Norman Jewison
(Related: Romantic)

"And even Moonstruck - for some reason the audience were just in the mood for a very romantic film, because it's one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar."
- Norman Jewison
(Related: Film, Reason, Romantic)

"The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and use by all countries. No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Countries, Country, Exploration, Moon)

"Tonight I'm going to shower and then just walk for about four hours and look at the moon."
- Rafer Johnson
(Related: Moon)

"It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon; which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Fear, May, Moon, Opinion)

"When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism!"
- David Starr Jordan
(Related: Religion, Moon, Strangers)

"I think I was very interested in the space program as a kid, watching the first Apollo missions to the moon, and it's something I thought that would be a lot of, of fun and exciting and a very worthwhile job."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Thought, First, Fun, Job, Moon, Space)

"In a very real sense, it will not be one man going to the moon it will be an entire nation. For all of us must work to put him there."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Work, Man, Moon, Nation, Sense, Will)

"We could see that he was a charismatic guy who jumps over the moon and is very competitive, but nobody could have predicted what he would become to our culture."
- Phil Knight
(Related: Culture, Moon)

"You can tell it's good if you light it and a blue flame comes up; that means it's good moonshine and it won't make you go blind."
- Johnny Knoxville
(Related: Blind, Light)

"Sometimes there is no darker place than our thoughts, the moonless midnight of the mind."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Thoughts, Midnight, Mind)

"Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Irony, Moon)

"A country so rich that it can send people to the moon still has hundreds of thousands of its citizens who can't read. That's terribly troubling to me."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: People, Country, Moon)

"The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon, for Christ is the light of the world."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Christ, Light, Moon, Sun, World)

"The Moon and Mars were the two most likely candidates for life in the solar system; what exists beyond our solar system is mere guesswork."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Life, Moon)

"The day I finished 'Twilight', I came home and started bulking up. For 'New Moon', I'm 30 pounds heavier than I was in Twilight."
- Taylor Lautner
(Related: Home, Day, Moon, Twilight)

"The Moon! Artemis! the great goddess of the splendid past of men! Are you going to tell me she is a dead lump?"
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Past)

"They dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon."
- Edward Lear
(Related: Light, Moon)

"Many of us in Congress have been calling on the Administration to articulate a bold mission for NASA. It seems that the President is answering that call. I wholeheartedly support his vision for going back to the moon, and from there to worlds beyond."
- Sheila Jackson Lee
(Related: Vision, Congress, Mission, Moon, President, Support)

"Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun."
- John Lennon
(Related: Moon, Stars, Sun)

"It was just that we had this phenomenal honeymoon relationship that just kept on going."
- James Levine
"The moon of a bright silver, which dazzles by its shining, illumines a world which surely is no longer ours; for it resembles in nothing what may be seen in other lands."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: May, Moon, Nothing, World)

"The moon is essentially gray, no color. It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand with lots of footprints in it."
- James A. Lovell
(Related: Beach, Moon, Paris)

"I am tired, beloved, of chafing my heart against the want of you; of squeezing it into little ink drops, and posting it. And I scald alone, here, under the fire of the great moon."
- Amy Lowell
(Related: Heart, Fire, Moon, Want)

"Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness."
- Amy Lowell
(Related: Loneliness, Pity)

"Doo never actually made moonshine, but he hauled about an ocean of it."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Ocean)

"A lot of good has come from drugs. I think 'Penny Lane' is worth 10 dead kids. Dark Side of the Moon is worth 100 dead kids. Because a lot of kids wouldn't even be born if it weren't for that album, so it evens out."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Drugs, Kids, Moon, Worth)

"My fiancee and I recently eloped. We went on a fabulous honeymoon to Europe, and I was able to see and do everything I wanted without worrying about taking it easy."
- Lee Majors
(Related: Europe)

"I came to America to become an architect. And somewhere along the line while I was still in school, I was lured into theater, and that's how I became interested in theater. My first play was something called "A Banquet for the Moon." It was a weird play."
- Mako
(Related: America, First, Moon, Play, School, Theater)

"The wailing owl Screams solitary to the mournful moon."
- David Mallet
(Related: Moon)

"I have the LIFE magazine of the men walking on the moon."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Life, Men, Moon, Walking)

"I told them how excited I would be to go into space and how thrilled I was when Alan Shepard made his historic flight, and when John Kennedy announced on the news that the men had landed safely on the moon, and how jealous I was of those men."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Men, Moon, News, Space)

"Upon the clothes behind the tenement, That hang like ghosts suspended from the lines, Linking each flat, but to each indifferent, Incongruous and strange the moonlight shines."
- Claude McKay
(Related: Clothes)

"We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Knowledge)

"Most people are unable to write because they are unable to think, and they are unable to think because they congenitally lack the equipment to do so, just as they congenitally lack the equipment to fly over the moon."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: People, Moon)

"What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Discovery, Gain, Moon, Rest)

"Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk."
- John Milton
(Related: Virtue, Light, Moon, Sea, Sun)

"You can also make explicit certain social problems which, again, would be prejudged or not encountered at all in real life, because people have set up defenses against it. Fantasy allows you to get past defenses."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Life, People, Fantasy, Past, Problems)

"My first degree came years before my second. I had wanted to be a physicist, but I flunked calculus."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: First, Years)

"My personal feeling about science fiction is that it's always in some way connected to the real world, to our everyday world."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science, Feeling, Fiction, World)

"Now my mother, interestingly enough, was not a feminist in her own mind."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Mother, Mind, Now)

"Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old and brilliant. Old sages, old wizards, old rich people."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: People, Books, Old)

"So when I got out of the military, I went back to school in biology, and earned a biology degree at the University of Texas, and then did some graduate work in it."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Work, Military, School, University)

"There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science, Character, Being, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Old)

"When a person responds emotionally to intellectual things, or emotionally only to traditional emotional things - I find that an interesting break between myself and some other writers and fans."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Fans, Writers)

"It's hard to hold the focus that strongly on a single character for that long."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Character, Focus)

"When I was starting out, I did not do short fiction well, because I kept wanting to write books."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Books, Fiction)

"No, but a cello is the perfect string bass for an accordion. Works with it beautifully."
- Elizabeth Moon
"But in fantasy, you can make a complete break, and you can put people in a situation where they are confronted with things that they would not confront in the real world."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: People, Fantasy, World)

"When I was quite young, she was working in a hardware store, so I grew up knowing about hardware."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Hardware)

"Hard to be a physics major at Rice University if you have flunked calculus."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Physics, University)

"In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's and let his perceptions take over."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Character, Ego, Perceptions)

"I've taught Sunday school, I've sung in the choir, I directed a choir."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: School)

"I was writing fiction, but not finishing fiction."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Fiction, Writing)

"One of my degrees was a science degree in biology."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science)

"I used to not back down from a challenge."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Challenge)

"I regarded drugs as somewhat like rattlesnakes - it's possible to pick one up without getting bit, but why bother?"
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Drugs)

"I love biomedical science, I love astronomy, and you can't really do much with those in a fantasy setting."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Love, Science, Astronomy, Fantasy)

"I like the Beatles, of course, but that's when I grew up."
- Elizabeth Moon
"I had, of course, no model for that sort of woman being married, but I can make that up as I go along."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Being, Woman)

"I can become very emotional about math, although I'm not that good at it."
- Elizabeth Moon
"I actually feel that the different kinds of stories come out of different parts of my brain."
- Elizabeth Moon
"Having a mother who had been an aeronautical engineer convinced me that more things should be open to women."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Women, Mother, Open)

"It may be far in the future, but there's some kind of logical way to get from where we are to where the science fiction is."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science, Fiction, Future, May)

"I told people I was a drummer before I even had a set, I was a mental drummer."
- Keith Moon
(Related: People)

"I was a rust repairer. I was a rust repairer and full-time survivor. I survived all the major earthquakes, and the Titanic, and several air crash."
- Keith Moon
"Let's say there are 500 sons and daughters like you in each state. Then we could control the government."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Government, Control, Daughters, Sons, State)

"There are enough churches already, but the world still needs salvation."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Churches, Needs, Salvation, World)

"True religious movements prosper and flourish under tribulation."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Religious)

"There are many crooked lines and one straight line. Which is the line of truth? Why the straight line? Truth is always the shortest distance between two points."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Truth)

"The whole world is in my hand, and I will conquer and subjugate the world."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Will, World)

"The true sovereign is not the American president nor the English king, but the Lord of the Second Advent."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: American, English, President)

"The time will come, without my seeking it, that my words will almost serve as law. If I ask a certain thing, it will be done. If I don't want something, it will not be done."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Time, Law, Want, Will, Words)

"The time has come when the whole world must be concerned about me. From now on, American Christianity must follow me."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Time, Christianity, American, Now, World)

"The present U.N. must be annihilated by our power. That is the stage for Communists. We must make a new U.N."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Power, Present)

"The day will come, however, when they will truly know the Unification Church and me. The day will come when the truth will be known and the message of love will be taught. On that day, their regret will be deep."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Love, Truth, Church, Day, Deep, Regret, Will)

"So from this time of peak every people or every organization that goes against the Unification Church will gradually come down or drastically come down and die. Many people will die - those who go against our movement."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Time, People, Church, Will)

"No matter how difficult your situation may be you have to follow the Lord of the Second Advent completely."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: May)

"My mission is a cosmic mission. My concern is for all of humanity, and not only this present world, but the world hereafter. My mission penetrates the past, present, and future, and encompasses all humanity."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Concern, Future, Humanity, Mission, Past, Present, World)

"My every action is to liberate God from his sorrow."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: God, Action, Sorrow)

"I am not anyone's enemy."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Enemy)

"In restoring man from evil sovereignty, we must cheat."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Evil, Man)

"Am I foolish and insignificant or am I great? I gave all the individuals in the world cause to kneel down in front of me."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Cause, World)

"Throughout history no one has suffered more than God. He has suffered because his own children fell away from him. Ever since the Fall, God has been working tirelessly for the restoration of mankind. People do not know this brokenhearted aspect of God."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: History, God, People, Children, Mankind)

"Any politician who wants to run for president will come to me in a few years."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: President, Will, Years)

"A member must say that he is a member of the Unification Church and that he is the follower of Sun Myung Moon. If he doesn't have the courage to say it, he is not worthy of me."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Courage, Church, Moon, Sun)

"Before children, even the most cynical people throw down their usual masks and become capable of feeling the purity and love which all human beings seek."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Love, People, Children, Feeling, Purity)

"Every religious pioneer, including Jesus Christ, was persecuted by his contemporaries. But once people understand me, their turn can be dramatic like Saint Paul's."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: People, Christ, Religious)

"I can understand why Christians call us heretics. But most important, who will God call a heretic? From God's point of view, my revelation is deeply orthodox."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: God, Will)

"I created the Women's Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don't need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Peace, Women, Brother, HusbAmerican, Man, Order, Parents, Woman, World)

"I know the established Christian theology... I know the enemy, but the enemy doesn't know me. Thus the enemy has already lost the war."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: War, Christian, Enemy, Theology)

"I served the famous professors and scholars, and eventually they learned that the Reverend Moon is superior to them. Even Nobel laureate academics who thought they were at the center of knowledge are as nothing in front of me."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Thought, Knowledge, Famous, Moon, Nothing)

"If there is illness in your home, do you not need a doctor from outside? If your home catches on fire, do you not need fire fighters from outside? God has sent me to America in the role of a doctor, in the role of a fire fighter."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Home, God, America, Fire, Illness)

"In a way then, the Divine Principle, this new revelation, is the documentary of my life. It is my own life experience. The Divine Principle is in me, and I am in the Divine Principle."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Life, Experience)

"In my opinion, if we have not achieved peace, it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect. Before we talk about peace among nations, we must settle our peace with God."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Peace, God, People, Forget, Nations, Opinion, Talk)

"Communism is trying to take the world by force. But God will take the world by love."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Love, God, Communism, Force, Trying, Will, World)

"I did learn what I didn't know I wanted to know."
- William Least Heat Moon
"What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds. When you're traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don't have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road."
- William Least Heat Moon
(Related: People, Past, Right, Road, Traveling)

"Beware thoughts that come in the night."
- William Least Heat Moon
(Related: Thoughts, Night)

"Be careful going in search of adventure - it's ridiculously easy to find."
- William Least Heat Moon
(Related: Adventure)

"When you're travelling, you are what you are right there and then. People don't have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road."
- William Least Heat Moon
(Related: People, Past, Right, Road)

"Among the southern tribes, on the contrary, hats were sometimes worn in the dance, although this was not considered in strict accordance with the doctrine."
- James Mooney
(Related: Dance, Doctrine)

"At intervals between the songs, more especially after the trances have begun, the dancers unclasp hands and sit down to smoke or talk for a few minutes."
- James Mooney
(Related: Songs, Talk)

"Facing inward, join hands so as to form a small circle. Then, without moving from their places they sing the opening song, according to previous agreement, in a soft undertone."
- James Mooney
(Related: Agreement, Song)

"The dance commonly begins about the middle of the afternoon or later, after sundown. When it begins in the afternoon, there is always an intermission of an hour or two for supper. The preliminary painting and dressing is usually the work of about two hours."
- James Mooney
(Related: Work, Dance, Painting)

"When all is ready, the leaders walk out to the dance place."
- James Mooney
(Related: Dance, Leaders)

"There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets."
- Thomas More
(Related: Moon, Sun)

"There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand."
- Charles Morgan
(Related: Earth, June, Moments, Nothing, Wine)

"I now resolved to go to bed early, with a firm purpose of also rising early the next day to revisit this charming walk; for I thought to myself, I have now seen this temple of the modern world imperfectly; I have seen it only by moonlight."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Thought, Purpose, Temple, Bed, Day, Now, World)

"You marvel at the economy and this choice of words. How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon? After Sylvia Plath, what can you say?"
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Choice, Economy, Moon, Sky, Words)

"I've never felt like I was born with a silver spoon at all, although I've felt like howling at the moon a lot of times!"
- Van Morrison
(Related: Moon)

"Clinton had absolutely zero honeymoon, none whatsoever."
- Dee Dee Myers
"Some ways of using our thinking are really inspiring. There are people who use their thinking to race cars. People use their thinking to build rockets to the moon. It's all just a use of your thinking."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: People, Inspiring, Moon, Race, Thinking)

"I'd visit the near future, close enough that someone might want to talk to Larry Niven and can figure out the language; distant enough to get me decent medical techniques and a ticket to the Moon."
- Larry Niven
(Related: Medical, Future, Language, Moon, Talk, Visit, Want)

"Never say no when a client asks for something, even if it is the moon. You can always try, and anyhow there is plenty of time afterwards to explain that it was not possible."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Time, Moon)

"The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas."
- Alfred Noyes
(Related: Moon)

"The army is always the same. The sun and the moon change. The army knows no seasons."
- Frank S. Nugent
(Related: Change, Army, Moon, Seasons, Sun)

"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."
- Bill Nye
(Related: Airplanes, Living, Moon, Space)

"Years of science fiction have produced a mindset that it is human destiny to expand from Earth, to the Moon, to Mars, to the stars."
- Barney Oliver
(Related: Science, Destiny, Earth, Fiction, Moon, Stars, Years)

"Ryan finally came to my rescue. He'd thought working together in Paper Moon would help us bond."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Thought, Help, Moon)

"Paper Moon didn't bring me love."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Love, Moon)

"As Peter Bogdanovich would say of Paper Moon: Ryan's wonderful in it, and he sat there and watched the kid steal the picture."
- Tatum O'Neal
"The Dark Side of the Moon is a fine album with a textural and conceptual richness that not only invites, but demands involvement. There is a certain grandeur."
- Alan Parsons
(Related: Moon, Richness)

"The Dark Side of the Moon has flash - the true flash that comes from the excellence of a superb performance."
- Alan Parsons
(Related: Performance, Excellence, Moon)

"Terry said he had this new kid and his wife didn't want to live in England. He wanted to tour. He hated being in the studio. Terry liked seeing various bars the world over and getting smashed out of his brain. He was a sort of latent Keith Moon."
- Andy Partridge
(Related: Wife, Being, England, Moon, Want, World)

"I'm not particularly impressed with going 50 miles per gallon. That doesn't impress me when we can go to the moon."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: Moon)

"Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Life, Music, Night)

"Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Life, Evening, Fancy, Light, Moon)

"Another thing that I don't like to do is show too much how it goes. I do it once in a blue moon. Sometimes there are lessons when I don't pick up a violin at all."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Moon)

"Small samples in the centrifuge will spin at varying rates to create synthetic gravity, like the gravity of Mars or the gravity of the moon, and measure how the specimens respond within the centrifuge."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Gravity, Measure, Moon, Will)

"We constantly learn new lessons up here. The experiences we gather will enable us to establish a long-term station on the moon and to go on to Mars."
- John Phillips
(Related: Moon, Will)

"The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money."
- Plautus
(Related: Money, Day, Moon, Night, Sun, Water)

"Someday when peace has returned to this odd world I want to come to London again and stand on a certain balcony on a moonlit night and look down upon the peaceful silver curve of the Thames with its dark bridges."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Peace, London, Night, Want, World)

"Go for the moon. If you don't get it, you'll still be heading for a star."
- Willis Reed
(Related: Moon)

"You've got the sun, you've got the moon, and you've got the Rolling Stones."
- Keith Richards
(Related: Moon, Sun)

"Honeymoon lasts not nowadays above a fortnight."
- Samuel Richardson
"But, truly, I have wept too much! The Dawns are heartbreaking. Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter."
- Arthur Rimbaud
(Related: Moon, Sun)

"Neil Armstrong, when he was out there landing on the moon, I was there first."
- Mark Roberts
(Related: First, Moon)

"Inside you there's an artist you don't know about. He's not interested in how things look different in moonlight."
- Auguste Rodin
(Related: Artist)

"For a deeper interest in the Moon than I ever felt before."
- Warren De la Rue
(Related: Interest, Moon)

"We'll go back to the moon by not learning anything new."
- Burt Rutan
(Related: Learning, Moon)

"Well, my wife always says to me, and I think it's true, it's very difficult for us to understand the Elizabethan understanding and enjoyment and perception of form as it is to say... it would be for them to understand computers or going to the moon or something."
- Mark Rylance
(Related: Computers, Wife, Perception, Enjoyment, Moon, Understanding)

"The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Friend, Moon, Talk)

"They won't break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the Irish people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon."
- Bobby Sands
(Related: People, Heart, Dawn, Day, Desire, Freedom, Ireland, Irish, Moon, Will)

"I lost the ball in the moon."
- Hank Sauer
(Related: Moon)

"Kennedy had made a mess in Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. He had to do something to look good. The Apollo program of going to the Moon was quite a goal,."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: Goal, Moon)

"I don't go along with going to Moon first to build a launch pad to go to Mars. We should go to Mars from Earth orbit. We have already been to the Moon; we've already practiced."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: Earth, First, Moon)

"But I don't think we'll go there until we go back to the moon and develop a technology base for living and working and transporting ourselves through space."
- Jack Schmitt
(Related: Technology, Living, Moon, Space)

"Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't see it - but there is."
- Olive Schreiner
(Related: Men, Earth, Moon)

"It's a very typical UFO sighting. Carter said it changed color and, in the physical report, described it as being about the size of the moon. And he saw it with about twenty-five other people."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: People, Being, Moon)

"I always tell people that to be the funny person in a Steve Martin movie is like getting a call that Keith Moon wants you to play drums on his record. He should be playing drums on his record."
- Jason Schwartzman
(Related: Funny, People, Martin, Moon, Play)

"We got to the moon."
- Rusty Schweickart
(Related: Moon)

"If we hadn't put a man on the moon, there wouldn't be a Silicon Valley today."
- John Sculley
(Related: Man, Moon, Today)

"Conversation like television set on honeymoon... unnecessary."
- Peter Sellers
(Related: Conversation, Television)

"Shoot for the moon - if you miss you'll end up in the stars."
- Artie Shaw
(Related: End, Moon, Stars)

"My first two records were more energetic; Phantom Moon is subtle, quiet; so these various reactions are just something I expected."
- Duncan Sheik
(Related: First, Moon, Quiet)

"The President forgot to mention the Moon, Mars, and the federal deficit - all of which are sky-high."
- Brad Sherman
(Related: Moon, President, Sky)

"I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: War, Blood, Glory, Hell, Vengeance)

"It was night and I could see a large and calm lake, reflecting the moon. Black mountains rose around it. I arrived from between two of these mountains, I looked at the lake and the moon, and that was it, nothing else happened."
- Georges Simenon
(Related: Moon, Mountains, Night, Nothing)

"You talk about American technocracy and you find men on the moon, not once, but several times... and safely home again."
- Gordon Sinclair
(Related: Home, Men, American, Moon, Talk)

"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."
- Tavis Smiley
(Related: Being, Destiny, Folk, Man, Moon, Washington, Welfare)

"My honeymoon night was spent on the floor in the bathroom with my mother."
- Ronnie Spector
(Related: Mother, Night)

"I don't remember a drama on TV that had shown a couple could be married but still love each other very much, spend every day as if they were still on their honeymoon, be sensuous, and have fun together."
- Aaron Spelling
(Related: Love, Day, Drama, Fun)

"If he wins seven golds and ties what I did, then it would be like I was the first man on the moon and he became the second. If he wins more than seven, then he becomes the first man on Mars. We'd both be unique."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: First, Man, Moon)

"This is the beauty of the Qur'an: it asks you to reflect and reason, and not to worship the sun or moon but the One who has created everything. The Qur'an asks man to reflect upon the sun and moon and God's creation in general."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Beauty, God, Creation, Man, Moon, Reason, Sun, Worship)

"Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: May, Moon)

"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."
- Mother Teresa
(Related: Nature, God, Friend, Flowers, Moon, Silence, Stars, Sun, Trees)

"I'll be on my third honeymoon, so I'm more of an authority than I care to be."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Authority, Care)

"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."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Temple, Earth, Man, Moon, Youth)

"I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains. I do not wish to go below now."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Mountains, Now, World)

"Look at Gleason in The Honeymooners. He was humorous but the way he lived wasn't really humorous. He was a bus driver. Who wants to be a bus driver? He didn't have any money and he was not famous. But despite that, the show is humorous."
- George Thorogood
(Related: Money, Famous)

"I think Les Moonves is the most highly overrated person in television."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Television)

"Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other."
- Sojourner Truth
(Related: Brothers, Moon, Sisters, Stars)

"In September, I left the show. We were going through discussions and negotiations, and I had been on the show for about 11 years, and there were some things that I was asking for that I didn't feel were the moon or the stars."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Moon, Stars, Years)

"Moon is also a naive native girl when she sets out for Carbuncle."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Moon)

"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
(Related: Dawn, Punishment, Rest, World)

"I may have grown cynical from long service, but this is a tendency I do not like, and I sometimes think I'd rather be a dog and bay at the moon than stay in the Senate another six years and listen to it."
- John Sharp Williams
(Related: May, Moon, Senate, Service, Years)

"If you strive for the moon, maybe you'll get over the fence."
- James Wood
(Related: Moon)

"Stars that shine bling in the moon night, might I find true love sqirreled away tonight?"
- Isabel Yosito
(Related: Love, Moon, Night, Stars)

"Gag me with a spoon!"
- Moon Unit Zappa
"Every job I've ever gotten has been an accident. All the jobs I actually go after, I don't get."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Accident, Job, Jobs)

"We had two rules growing up in my house: If you're going to take a shower, do it with whomever you're dating so you don't waste water; and if you buy one for yourself, buy six, because everybody's going to want one."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Dating, Growing up, Rules, Want, Waste, Water)

"I should just drive around this city and take photos of all the buildings I've been humiliated in."
- Moon Unit Zappa
"I peaked early. I was told I'd missed my boat."
- Moon Unit Zappa
"I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom, miserable about my raging acne."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Life)

"I think I have a dark view of the world. I have to make everything funny, otherwise it all seems so sad."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Funny, World)

"I would think: Stay close to the implants! They must know something because they keep getting asked backstage!"
- Moon Unit Zappa
"I'm totally convinced I can write the perfect pop song."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Song)

"I've got a new relationship and I'm trapped in this old life."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Life, Old)

"If there's anything more mortifying than being famous at 14, it's being washed up right after."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Being, Famous, Right)

"It occurred to me, when I was old enough to make rules of my own, that they should be fair and simple."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Old, Rules)

"My Dad was so open creatively that I was off in search of black turtleneck bathing suits with long sleeves."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Dad, Open)

"My mother did literally hitchhike barefoot to the country store."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Mother, Country)

"My mother tells this story that when I first went to school, I thought I was going to help the teachers. I didn't realise I was going to get educated."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Mother, Thought, First, Help, School, Teachers)

"I didn't have any concept of age or authority. I remember realising, Oh, the world has rules and we don't."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Age, Authority, Rules, World)

"The idea of licking stamps seemed great fun for me."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Idea, Fun)

"I made enough money to buy a house. That's crazy, but fame proved ephemeral."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Money, Fame)

"Your own experience keeps taking you towards something. My book adds the hope that it's a better something."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Experience, Hope)

"I don't want to lose my name because that's how I know myself. There is a legacy here."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Name, Want)

"I grew up with too much freedom. You can't define yourself."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Freedom)

"I had a friend whose family had dinner together. The mother would tuck you in at night and make breakfast in the morning. They even had a spare bike for a friend. It just seemed so amazing to me."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Family, Mother, Friend, Night)

"I have a tree man coming to trim the jacaranda in my front garden."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Garden, Man)

"I like to think of myself as a New Yorker, which is pathetic."
- Moon Unit Zappa
"How strange, when your father's wearing women's clothes and platform shoes, that a pair of loafers looks incredible."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Women, Father, Clothes)

"Not many people know what their parents sound like having sex. It was noisy."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Sex, People, Parents, Sound)

"I did not want to write a story about the invasion of Earth, so I had to create a race capable of living nearby, which meant to either on the Moon, on Mars, or on Venus. I picked Venus."
- Sarah Zettel
(Related: Earth, Living, Moon, Race, Want)