The Moon - 365 Reflections
'The moon, like a flower in Heaven's high bower, with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.' - William Blake
On the Back of the Book
A collection of proverbs, ancient and modern wisdom, facts, meditations and poems to celebrate the Moon.
For many thousands of years the night-time illumination and natural satellite of our world – the Moon – has pervaded cultures by fascinating philosophers, rousing poets and prompting scientists, all to declare their musings. In this enchanting selection of 365 quotes from art, literature, history and science, you will be able to read the reflections and conclusions of such people of whom the Moon has inspired. From former President John F. Kennedy’s goal of sending a man to the Moon to ‘measure the best of our energies and skills’, to playwright and poet William Shakespeare’s personification of the Moon, that ‘she changes constantly’, each reading will charm, enlighten or cause your own notions of this ‘Luna’.
Total Pages: 256 (Paperback))