146 Sunrise And Sunset Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Sunrise And Sunset Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Know where to find the sunrise and sunset times and note how the sky looks at those times, at least once. — Marilyn vos Savant

I think sunrises are rarer for me, but sunset is my favourite time of day. — Jon Foreman

There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them. — Jo Walton

I like that time is marked by each sunrise and sunset whether or not you actually see it. — Catherine Opie

There's never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same. — Carlos Santana

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It's not just a sunset; it's a moonrise too. — P. C. Cast

Sunrise: day's great progenitor. — Emily Dickinson

Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn — Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is the sky that makes the earth so lovely at sunrise, and so splendid at sunset. In the one it breathes over the earth the crystal-like ether, in the other the liquid gold. — Thomas Cole

Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn and gloaming, on seas and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls. — John Muir

Short Sunrise And Sunset Quotes

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  • The grand show is eternal It is always sunrise somewhere — John Muir
  • The biggest cliche in Photography is Sunrise and Sunset. — Catherine Opie
  • Sunrises and sunsets are real jerks about putting things in perspective. — Josh Lieb
  • You can never replace anyone because everyone is made up of such beautiful specific details. — Julie Delpy
  • In my long innings, I have seen many sunrises and many sunsets; many good and bad times. — Sharad Pawar
  • Isn't everything we do in life a way to be loved a little more? — Julie Delpy
  • Remember that each light between sunrise and sunset is worth dying for at least once. — Tad Williams

Sunrise And Sunset Image Quotes

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Sunrise and sunset quote No sun outlasts its sunset but will rise again and bring the dawn.
No sun outlasts its sunset but will rise again and bring the dawn.

My Sunrise And Sunset Quotes

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The idea of seeing the sea - of being near it - watching its changes by sunrise, sunset, moonlight, and noonday - in calm, perhaps in storm - fills and satisfies my mind. — Charlotte Bronte

My mom said there's a sunrise and a sunset every day and you can choose to be there or not. You can put yourself in the way of beauty. — Cheryl Strayed

What swells inside me is a love so boundless, I am the sunrise and sunset. I am Liberty Bell in the Cascades. I am Beihai Lake. I am every beautiful, truly beautiful, thing I've ever seen, captured in my personal Geographia, the atlas of myself. — Justina Chen

Sunrise and sunset quote Life begins at the Sunrise. Don't miss it.
Life begins at the Sunrise. Don't miss it.

From a building right in front of my windows, I can observe the speed of the sunrises and sunsets. The voices of children playing, laughing, yelling, and crying on the playground crawl up to the eighth floor, where I write. Their voices sound so innocent from a distance. — Andrea Hirata

Sunrise Quotes

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Allow failure to teach you A supreme lesson: Each sunset is the beginning Of a very, very bright And powerful sunrise. — Sri Chinmoy

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Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them. — William Arthur Ward

Rest but never quit. Even the sun has a sinking spell each evening. But it always rises the next morning. At sunrise, every soul is born again. — Muhammad Ali

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every day a million miracles begin at sunrise! — Eric Jerome Dickey

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There is nothing more musical than a sunset. — Claude Debussy

May every sunrise hold more promise, every moonrise hold more peace. — Anonymous

Believe in God like you believe in the sunrise. Not because you can see it, but because you can see all it touches. — C. S. Lewis

We need to be reminded sometimes that a sunrise last but a few minutes. But its beauty can burn in our hearts eternally. — R. A. Salvatore

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There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope. — Bernard Williams

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The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep. — Rumi

Sun Rise Quotes

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In America, with all of its evils and faults, you can still reach through the forest and see the sun. But we don't know yet whether that sun is rising or setting for our country. — Dick Gregory

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

When will the day come that our dignity will be fully restored, when the purpose of our lives will no longer be merely to survive until the sun rises tomorrow! — Thabo Mbeki

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My sun sets to rise again. — Robert Browning

Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun, and with him rise weeping. — William Shakespeare

Here's flowers for you; Hot lavender, mints, savoury, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun And with him rises weeping: these are flowers Of middle summer, and I think they are given To men of middle age. — William Shakespeare

Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. — Victor Hugo

The secret to success: find something you love to do so much, you can’t wait for the sun to rise to do it all over again. — Chris Gardner

In the twilight of the morning, all life silently waits for the sunrise. Sun must rise for the darkness to sink! — Mehmet Murat Ildan

The Dance - it is the rhythm of all that dies in order to live again; it is the eternal rising of the sun. — Isadora Duncan

Sunset Quotes

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The point is that when I see a sunset or a waterfall or something, for a split second it's so great, because for a little bit I'm out of my brain, and it's got nothing to do with me. — Chris Evans

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

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

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Whenever you want to see me, always look at the sunset; I will be there. — Grace Ogot

People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "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

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

Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. — Henry Rollins

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

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Softly the evening came /with the sunset/. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Sunset is so marvellous that even the sun itself watches it every day in the reflections of the infinite oceans! — Mehmet Murat Ildan

Sun Set Quotes

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People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out,but when the darkness sets in,their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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When the sun is setting, leave whatever you are doing and watch it. — Mehmet Murat Ildan

The setting sun, and the music at the close, As the last taste of sweets, is sweetest last, Writ in rememberance more than long things past. — William Shakespeare

After a day of cloud and wind and rain Sometimes the setting sun breaks out again, And touching all the darksome woods with light, Smiles on the fields until they laugh and sing, Then like a ruby from the horizon's ring, Drops down into the night. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

hills that stand soft and a sky that stands high and blue, and the sun setting behind a windmill, and always, always, hazy strings of mountains that fall and fall away on the horizon. — Khaled Hosseini

I think love is caramel. Sweet and fragant; always welcome. It is the gentle golden colour of a setting harvest sun; the warmth of a squeezed embrace; the easy melting of two souls into one and a taste that lingers even when everything else has melted away. Once tasted it is never forgotten. — Jenny Colgan

The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. Each evening we see the sun set. We know that the earth is turning away from it. Yet the knowledge, the explanation, never quite fits the sight. — John Berger

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The last taste of sweets is sweetest last. — William Shakespeare

My passions, concentrated on a single point, resemble the rays of a sun assembled by a magnifying glass: they immediately set fire to whatever object they find in their way. — Marquis De Sade

The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages. — Cyrano de Bergerac

Sun Also Rises Quotes

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I can't stand it to think my life is going so fast and I'm not really living it. — Ernest Hemingway

Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters. — Ernest Hemingway

You ought to dream. All our biggest businessmen have been dreamers. — Ernest Hemingway

A bottle of wine was good company. — Ernest Hemingway

Don't you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you're not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you've lived nearly half the time you have to live already? — Ernest Hemingway

you can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. — Ernest Hemingway

["The Sun Also Rises" is about] bullfighting, bullslinging and bullsh[*]t. — Zelda Fitzgerald

Never fall in love?" "Always," said the count. "I am always in love. — Ernest Hemingway

You're not a moron. You're only a case of arrested development. — Ernest Hemingway

Everyone behaves badly--given the chance. — Ernest Hemingway

Beautiful Sunset Quotes

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Don't forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy Skies. — Paulo Coelho

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

I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets. — John Glenn

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

Beauty is like a sunset: it goes as soon as you try to capture it. The beauty you like is precisely that which escapes you. — Issey Miyake

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The death-bed of a day, how beautiful! — Philip James Bailey

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying. — Aldous Huxley

My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile. — Jennifer Garner

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world. — Kate Douglas Wiggin

Think about it: it is easy to see God's beauty in a glorious sunset or in ocean waves crashing on a beach. But can you find the holiness in a struggle for life? — Harold S. Kushner

Before Sunrise Quotes

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The darkness is at its deepest. Just before the sunrise. — Voltaire

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Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise. — George Washington Carver

Before Sunrise did very well internationally. It made as much in Italy and Korea as it did here. — Richard Linklater

When you do 'Before Sunset,' you know while it's a limited audience, there was a very small group of people that love 'Before Sunrise.' You feel a certain pressure to make sure that you uphold a level of quality that has been a bar. You set a bar and you have to at least match it. — Ethan Hawke

When in these fresh mornings I go into my garden before any one is awake, I go for the time being into perfect happiness. — Celia Thaxter

I had a rule that I had to go to bed before the sun came up. So I used to look up the sunrise times because I thought it would be bad karma to be going to bed as dawn was arriving. — Eric Schmidt

Nature is the greatest teacher and I learn from her best when others are asleep. In the still dark hours before sunrise God tells me of the plans I am to fulfill. — George Washington Carver

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise. At no other time have I so sharp an understanding of what God means to do with me as in these hours of dawn. — George Washington Carver

Memory is a wonderful thing if you don't have to deal with the past. — Richard Linklater

You get in before sunrise and you get out after sunset and you go home, eat and collapse. While you're aware of the ratings, you aren't prepared for the response of the fans. — Parker Stevenson

Dawn And Dusk Quotes

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Once upon a time, when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn, and to sing at dusk, was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated. — Terry Tempest Williams

There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk. — Jean-Paul Sartre

I began to know that each morning reasserted the problems of night before, that sleep suspended all but changed nothing, that you couldn’t make yourself over between dawn and dusk. — John Knowles

I don't think people understand that being poor means you have to work from dawn until dusk just to survive through the day. I think there's some notion that poor people lie about all day not doing anything. — Emma Thompson

I was always amazed at how beautiful the light was. At different times of the day the landscape becomes a different place. Dawn and dusk, it's a different place. — Bill Henson

Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgandy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries. — Jack Kerouac

Every moment of this strange and lovely life from dawn to dusk, is a miracle. Somewhere, always a rose is opening its petals to the dawn. Somewhere, always, a flower is fading in the dusk. — Beverley Nichols

I mean, it is an extraordinary thing that a large proportion of your country and my country, of the citizens, never see a wild creature from dawn 'til dusk, unless it's a pigeon, which isn't really wild, which might come and settle near them. — David Attenborough

WAKING AT NIGHT The blue river is grey at morning and evening. There is twilight at dawn and dusk. I lie in the dark wondering if this quiet in me now is a beginning or an end. — Jack Gilbert

True spiritual life depends not on probing our feelings and thoughts from dawn to dusk but on 'looking off' to the Savior! — Watchman Nee

People Writing About Sunrise And Sunset

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More Sunrise And Sunset Quotes

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You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn't waste either. — Galen Rowell

Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever. — Horace Mann

The best things in life are free. Sunsets and sunrises are free. Air is free. Love is free. Death is free. The best things in life are free. — Frederick Lenz

We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. — Kahlil Gibran

Life was not intended to be simply a round of work, no matter how interesting and important that work may be. A moment’s pause to watch the glory of a sunrise or a sunset is soul-satisfying, while a bird's song will set the steps to music all day long. — Laura Ingalls Wilder

From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things, and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it. — Michael Josephson

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

That the sky is brighter than the earth means little unless the earth itself is appreciated and enjoyed. Its beauty loved gives the right to aspire to the radiance of the sunrise and sunset. — Helen Keller

Sunsets in themselves are generally superior to sunrises; but with the sunset we appreciate images drawn from departed peace and faded glory. — George Stillman Hillard

Sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches. Cool to warm. So is the progression from childhood to old age. — Vera Nazarian

Daily, from sunrise to sunset, the radio, newspapers and magazines broadcast to the world how to maintain health, how to regain health... the conflicting information, expressive of the different opinions of these various health authorities, has proved to be nothing less than confusion. — Joseph Pilates

We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another, and no sunrise finds us where left by sunset. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of that tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind to be scattered. — Kahlil Gibran

I run because I enjoy it — not always, but most of the time. I run because I have always run — not trained, but run. What do I get? Joy and pain. Good health and injuries. Exhilaration and despair. A feeling of accomplishment and a feeling of waste. The sunrise and the sunset. — Amby Burfoot

Learn to love the sunrise and sunset, the beating of rain on the roof and windows, and the gentle fall of snow on a winter day. — Lowell L. Bennion

All this knowledge of the objective world is of no value in comparison to having a little glimpse of the inner sky and its beauty - its sunrises and sunsets, its days and nights, its blue sky and its stars. The outer then looks only a pale reflection of the inner. The inner becomes more real and the outer becomes just a shadow. — Osho

I think the thing that impressed me the most was the Lunar's sunrises and sunsets. These in particular bring out the stark nature of the terrain. . . . The horizon here is very, very stark, the sky is pitch black and the earth, or the moon rather, excuse me, is quite light, and the contrast between the sky and the moon is a vivid dark line. — William Anders

Of course, it’s true that sometimes the pink at sunrise somehow seems brighter than the pink at sunset, and that when you’re feeling down the the landscape seems darker too - you see things through the filter of your own sensibility. But the things themselves, out there, they don’t change. They existed, and that’s all there is to it. — Banana Yoshimoto

...When I asked [my dad why the sky was blue] he said it was because God's a boy. If God were a girl, the sky would be pink. 'What about sunrise and sunset?' I'd asked. Dad had looked dumbfounded. 'You kids. You think too much.' It frightened me how shallow the gene pool was that Liam and I were wading in. — Julie Anne Peters

As artist Nature splashes color across the vast canvas of the sky with the radiance and splendor of sunrise and sunset. She arches rainbows against the passing storm, creates flowers and foliage, sets autumn woods on fire with the beauty of turning leaves and touches mountaintops with snow crystals. — Wilferd Peterson

One day you do meet a man who kisses you and you can’t breathe around it and you realize you don’t need air. Oxygen is trivial. Desire makes life happen. Makes it matter. Makes everything worth it. Desire is life. Hunger to see the next sunrise or sunset. To touch the one you love. To try again. — Karen Marie Moning

It is always there, of course, when you come back from the green world. You have been living by sunrise and sunset, by wind and rain, surrounded by the ebb and flow of lives that respond only to such simple, rhythmic elements. But now the tone and tempo of the days switch. Instead of harmony, jangle. — Colin Fletcher

If you say, Well, OK, I don't believe in God. There's no evidence of God, then you're missing the stars in the sky and you're missing the sunrises and sunsets and you're missing the fact that bees pollinate all these crops and keep us alive and the way that everything seems to work together. Everything is sort of built in a way that to me suggests intelligent design. — Sayings

Sometimes the gods have no taste at all. They allow sunrises and sunsets in ridiculous pink and blue hues that any professional artist would dismiss as the work of some enthsiastic amateur who'd never looked at a real sunset. This was one of those sunrises. It was the kind of sunrise a man looks at and says, 'No real sunrise could paint the sky Surgical Appliance Pink.'Nevertheless, it was beautiful. — Terry Pratchett

Two golden hours somewhere between sunrise and sunset. Both are set with 60 diamond minutes. No reward is offered. They are gone forever. — Horace Mann

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