Sunset Quotes and Sayings

These beautiful sunset quotes provide a lot for one to reflect upon.

A sunset is nothing less than a glimpse into the universe. Watching the sun fall is much more than enjoying the magnificence of the gleaming rays of the sun and the magic they play on heaven and earth.

There is also a primal connection of our human existence that a setting sun reminds us of. It also makes us realize our place in the solar system and the universe itself.

Everyone, from poets to scientists, to ordinary folks, has been mesmerized by the inexpressible aura and charm of these natural occurrences. Many have attempted to turn that feeling and elegance into words. Here’s our collection of the best of those.

Quotes about Sunsets

1.) O, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.
Roman Payne

2.) 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

3.) There is a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.
Jo Walton

4.) Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.
Sharon Draper

5.) Twilight fell: The sky turned to a light, dusky purple littered with tiny silver stars.
J.K. Rowling

Sunset quotes and sayings.

Best Sunset Quotes

6.) Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under!
C. JoyBell C.

7.) I always say that the times in my life when I’ve been happiest are the times when I’ve seen, like, a sunset.
Chris Evans

8.) The biggest cliche in photography is sunrise and sunset.
Catherine Opie

9.) I believe in evolution. But I also believe, when I hike the Grand Canyon and see it at sunset, that the hand of God is there also.
John McCain

10.) Feelings aroused by the touch of someone’s hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter, hope, and faith – all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and they have physiological consequences as well.
Bernie Siegel

11.) Don’t forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.
Paulo Coelho

12.) Sunset is a wonderful opportunity for us to appreciate all the great things the sun gives us!
Mehmet Murat ildan

13.) It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.
Bernard Williams

14.) When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.
George R.R. Martin

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Short Sunset Quotes

15.) Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting.
Richard Paul Evans

16.) Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm but to add color to my sunset sky.
Rabindranath Tagore

17.) If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God.
G.K. Chesterton

18.) Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal.
Elbert Hubbard

19.) Come watch with me the shaft of fire that glows
In yonder West: the fair, frail palaces,
The fading Alps and archipelagoes,
And great cloud-continents of sunset-seas.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich

20.) Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-painted by a graffiti artist.
Mia Kirshner

21.) The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.
Pamela Hansford Johnson

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Romantic Sunset Quotations

22.) The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color — oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples…
Anna Godbersen

23.) If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, it adds 10 million to the box office.
George Lucas

24.) Someday, you will find the one, who will watch every sunrise with you until the sunset of your life.

25.) Let us freely walk in the countryside, like a horse peacefully walking towards sunset without any particular purpose!
Mehmet Murat Ildan

26.) Tell me the story about how the sun loved the moon so much he died every night to let her breathe.

27.) Appreciate small moments of happiness, for they are so important.

28.) Never go too long without watching a sunset.

29.) May every sunrise hold more promise,
And every sunset holds more peace.

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Sunset Quotes Life

30.) Life does not come with instructions on how to live, but it does come with trees, sunsets, smiles, and laughter, so enjoy your day.
Debbie Shapiro

31.) The redness had seeped from the day and night was arranging herself around us. Cooling things down, staining and dyeing the evening purple and blue-black.
Sue Monk Kidd

32.) There’s a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the nights.
Ed Gorman

33.) To watch a sunset is to connect with the Divine.
Gina De Gorna

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Good Sunset Quotes Inspirational

34.) Sunsets are my escape into the reality I want to continuously live.
Rachel Roy

35.) Keep looking up! I learn from the past, dream about the future and look up. There’s nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.
Rachel Boston

36.) There is nothing more musical than a sunset.
Claude Debussy

37.) Once I saw a chimpanzee gaze at a particularly beautiful sunset for a full 15 minutes, watching the changing colors [and then] retire to the forest without picking a pawpaw for supper.
Adriaan Kortlandt

38.) Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.
John Lubbock

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Beautiful Sunset Quotes

39.) Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.
Mattie Stepanek

40.) Sunset on the water ought to be a quiet and easy time, but I guess some people can’t stand a little silence.
Carl Hiaasen

41.) If I could lick the sunset, I’ll bet it would taste like Neapolitan ice cream.
Jarod Kintz

42.) No sun outlasts its sunset but will rise again and bring the dawn.
Maya Angelou

43.) The sun tells the best joke of a day full of them, setting so spectacularly that you can almost smell the tropical paradise lazing somewhere over this rim of endless, gray socialist towers. Miles of square windows explode orange, red, and purple, like a million TV sets broadcasting the apocalypse. Clouds unspool. The sky drains of birds.
Tod Wodicka

44.) Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.
Richie Norton

45.) Sunset is so marvelous that even the sun itself watches it every day in the reflections of the infinite oceans!
Mehmet Murat Ildan

46.) Sunsets are just little glimpses of the Golden streets of Heaven…..

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47.) Turn your face to the sun, and the shadows fall behind you.

48.) Let us dance in the sun, wearing wildflowers in our hair…
Susan Polis Schutz

49.) The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
Galileo Galilei

50.) When the sun is shining, I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.
Wilma Rudolph

51.) Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t going away.
Elvis Presley

52.) When the sun shines, it not only brightens our day; it enlightens us, our soul, cleansing it of the gloominess that the night’s darkness had brought in.
Tista Ray


53.) Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Samuel Smiles

54.) To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
David Viscott

55.) There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.
Annie Dillard

56.) If I had to choose a religion, the sun, as the universal giver of life, would be my god.
Napoleon Bonaparte

57.) Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Victor Hugo

58.) Sunshine is a welcome thing. It brings a lot of brightness.
Jimmie Davis

59.) You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.
Shaun Hick

Inspiring Sunset Quotes

60.) If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

61.) 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

62.) The Sun is such a lonely star. Whenever he comes out to see his friends, they all disappear.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt

63.) The sun is new each day.

64.) If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.
Frank Lane

65.) To the best of our knowledge, our Sun is the only star proven to grow vegetables.
Philip Scherrer

66.) Even the sun directs our gaze away from itself and to the life illumined by it.
Eberhard Arnold

67.) Appreciate small moments of happiness.

68.) Daylight reveals color; artificial light drains it.
Helena Rubinstein

Motivational Sunset Quotes

69.) Sunsets are proof that endings can be beautiful too.
Beau Taplin

70.) Enjoy each sunset for the promise of a new tomorrow.

71.) When your world moves too fast, and you lose yourself in the chaos, introduce yourself to each color of the sunset.
Christy Ann Martine

72.) A sunrise or sunset can be ablaze with brilliance and arouse all the passion, all the yearning, in the soul of the beholder.
Mary Balogh

73.) May every sunrise hold more promise and every sunset hold more peace.
Umair Siddiqui

74.) Every one of a hundred thousand cities around the world had its own special sunset and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.
Ryu Murakami

75.) The darkness that follows a sunset is never so dark that it can change the inevitability of a sunrise.
Craig D. Lounsbrough


76.) My joy is the golden sunset giving thanks for another day.
Jonathan Lockwood

77.) The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.
Ram Charan

78.) Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner. I don’t try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.
Carl Rogers

79.) If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord.
Nathan Phillips

80.) Every moment of life is unique – a kiss, a sunset, a dance, a joke. None will ever recur in quite the same way. Each happens only once in the history of the universe.
Stephen Nachmanovitch

Awesome Sunset Quotes

81.) Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.
Kristen Butler

82.) A sunset is the sun’s fiery kiss to the night.
Crystal Woods

83.) Enjoy the beauty of a sunset and enjoy nature’s farewell kiss for the night.
Sharon Rene

84.) The strange thing about the sunset is that we actually don’t want the sun to set; we want it to stay right on the horizon, not below it, not above it, just right on it.
Mehmet Murat Ildan

85.) A sunrise or sunset can be ablaze with brilliance and arouse all the passion, all the yearning, in the soul of the beholder.
Mary Balogh

86.) The sun is setting in a burnt orange sky; the cliffs are black silhouettes; the sea liquid silver.
Laura Treacy Bentley

87.) The sky has changed from orange to a hundred shades of pink to a dark navy blue, and here I am still loving you.

Famous Sunset Quotes

88.) Softly the evening came with the sunset.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

89.) Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

90.) The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.
Stephen King

91.) We were made to enjoy music, to enjoy beautiful sunsets, to enjoy looking at the billows of the sea. Desmond Tutu

92.) That was her magic — she could still see the sunset, even on those darkest days.

93.) Foam is white, and waves are grey; Beyond the sunset leads my way.
J.R.R. Tolkien

94.) Her heart was made of liquid sunsets.
Virginia Woolf

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95.) See the beauty of sunset to enjoy the passion of life.
Debasish Mridha

96.) My soul is an empty carousel at sunset.
Pablo Neruda

97.) It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.
Bern Williams

98.) With every sunset a new hope is born, and an old expectation dies.
Noor Unnahar

99.) Meet me where the sun touches the sea.
Jennifer Donnelly

100.) Sunset is the opening music of the night.
Mehmet Murat Ildan

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101.) In a sunset state of mind.

102.) The sky is putting on a show.

103.) A picture-perfect end to the day.

104.) Fifty shades of pink.

105.) Beautiful moments to treasure.

106.) Golden hour is my happy hour.

107.) I was born to chase sunsets.

108.) Lose yourself in the sunset.

109.) A promise of a new tomorrow.

110.) Clear your mind, and watch the sky.

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.


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