192 Quotes That Celebrate The Beauty Of Sunsets

192 Quotes on the Beauty of Sunsets

What comes to mind when you watch a spectacular sunset? Maybe romantic feelings, a deep-felt love for life, or maybe a connection to the universe?

Everybody experiences a sunset differently. I can’t imagine anything more beautiful, awe-inspiring, or breathtaking than a sunset. I find it incredible that every day ends with a unique sunset, no two are ever the same. Think about that for a moment, out of all the sunsets over the last 13 billion years, they are all different!

While no words, photos, or videos can truly capture the beauty of watching a glorious sunset in person, the quotes below describe just how inspiring and life-changing they can be.

  1. “A sunset is the sun’s fiery kiss to the night.” – Crystal Woods
  2. “Sunset is the opening music of the night.” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  3. “I never met a sunset I didn’t like.” – Anonymous
  4. “Sunsets are like God’s paintings in the sky.” – Anonymous
  5. “Never go too long without watching a sunset.” – Atticus
  6. “The sunset, which is everyday magic.” – Terry Pratchett
  7. “To watch a sunset is to connect with the Divine.” – Gina De Gorna
  8. “The only kind of sunsets that I don’t like are the ones that I missed.” – Anonymous
  9. “If you can look at the sunset and smile, then you still have hope.” – Anonymous
  10. “Sunsets are my escape into the reality I want to continuously live.” – Rachel Roy
  11. “No sun outlasts its sunset but will rise again and bring the dawn.” – Maya Angelou
  12. “It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.” – Bernard Williams
  13. “One thing’s for sure, I need more sunsets in my life.” – Anonymous
  14. “There is nothing more musical than a sunset.” – Claude Debussy
  15. “The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.” – Pamela Johnson
  16. “When the sun is setting, leave whatever you are doing and watch it.” – Mehmet Murat İldan
  17. “Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.” – Richie Norton
  18. “My joy is the golden sunset giving thanks for another day.” – Jonathan Lockwood
  19. “Sunsets are proof that endings can often be beautiful too.” – Beau Taplin
  20. “Sunsets are loved because they vanish.” – Ray Bradbury
  21. “Sunsets are just little glimpses of the golden streets of heaven..” – Anonymous
  22. “Softly the evening came with the sunset.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  23. “A sunset will color your dreams.” – Anthony Hincks
  24. “With every sunset a new hope is born, and an old expectation dies.” – Noor Unnahar
  25. “Sunlight dripping below the horizon is like silence between musical notes.” – Anonymous
  26. “The sky broke like an egg into full sunset, and the water caught fire.” – Pamela Hansford Johnson
  27. “Bring me the sunset in a cup.” – Emily Dickinson
  28. “There’s too many things I haven’t done yet. There’s too many sunsets I haven’t seen.” – Sara Bareilles
  29. “When someone asks me what my favorite colors is, I should just say, ‘sunset.’” – Anonymous
  30. “The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.” – Stephen King
  31. “The most beautiful sunset is when you have it with your beloved one and the most beautiful sunrise is quite the same.” – Galina Nelson
  32. “We wouldn’t like it if the sunrise came right after the sunset. Love grows with longing; the longer the night, the greater our love for the sunrise.” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  33. “As angry as the sky looks, it’s still full of the colors of love.” – Anthony T. Hincks
  34. “Falling in love, one sunset at a time.” – Anonymous
  35. “The sun’s going down now, but my love for you burns brighter than ever.” – Anonymous
  36. “The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color — oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples.” – Anna Godbersen
  37. “They sipped until the sun, as golden as syrupy as the bourbon, slipped into the sea.” – Anonymous
  38. “Maybe the two different worlds we lived in weren’t so different. We saw the same sunset.” – S. E. Hinton
  39. “I notice simple things. The way your hands hold the book you are reading, expressions of your face and eagerness in your eyes while you watch the sunset.” – Nitya Prakash
  40. “Toes tingle in the sand. Eyes glint under golden skies. And I know I love you.” – Anonymous
  41. “In 10 minutes things could look so differently, like the colour of a sunset and the world after meeting you.” – Jenn Satsune
  42. “I don’t know how long we stay that way, but we watch the sun go down together. The giant, burnt-orange sphere sinks towards the horizon, coloring the rock layers until it’s gone and the canyon is covered in shadow.” – Jennifer Salvato Doktorski
  43. “She was in love with the sunset. No one else ever even stood a chance.” – Anonymous
  44. “The sun’s saying goodnight again.” – Anonymous
  45. “Sometimes the sunset is so beautiful, I think it might be the very last one..” – Nitya Prakash
  46. “Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.” – Kristen Butler
  47. “Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.” – Mattie Stepanek
  48. “When the sun dips below the horizon, something in my soul awakens.” – Anonymous
  49. “The only sunsets I don’t like are the ones I miss.” – Anonymous
  50. “The sunset doesn’t care if we watch it or not, it will keep on being beautiful even if no one bothers to look at it.” – Gene Amole
  51. “Twilight fell: The sky turned to a light, dusky purple littered with tiny silver stars.” – Anonymous
  52. “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 R. Rogers
  53. “Let the warm glow of the setting sun kiss life’s hurts away.” – Anonymous
  54. “A sunset will colour your dreams.” – Anthony Hincks
  55. “Every sunset is different because every single day the sun is different, clouds are different, space is different, reflections are different, mountains are different, fogs are different, and above all, we are different!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  56. “Call for the grandest of all earthly spectacles, what is that? It is the sun going to his rest.” – Thomas de Quincey
  57. “The sunset paints scenery crimson and gold. Oh, wondrous nature dyed in colors bold.” – Richelle E. Goodrich
  58. “The trouble with sunsets is that they have to end.” – Anonymous
  59. “Let the sea breeze blow your hair, let the sunset bring tranquillity to your heart, let the distant places you travel allow you to explore yourself.” – Somya Kedia
  60. “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
  61. “The most beautiful sunset is the one which suddenly appears in front of you while you are walking pensively!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  62. “Proof that few things in life are as beautiful as a setting sun.” – Anonymous
  63. “The sun goes down. The moon comes up. And life goes on.” – Anonymous
  64. “Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under.” – C. JoyBell C.
  65. “Sunset shows that LIFE is too beautiful to hold on to the past so move on to the present.” – Jennifer Aquillo
  66. “The sun sets and my heart expands. Hope. For now, nothing else matters.” – Anonymous
  67. “When the sun is setting, deep inside you, you know that life is setting!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  68. “Every moment in life is unique. A kiss, a sunset, a dance, a joke. None will ever occur in quite the same way. Each happens only once in the history of the universe.” – Stephen Nachmanovitch
  69. “I make a concerted effort to go watch the sunset a few days a week, have a glass of wine and take a moment to feel fortunate and grateful for the view and for my life.” – Andi Dorfman
  70. “We were made to enjoy music, to enjoy beautiful sunsets, to enjoy looking at the billows of the sea.” – Desmond Tutu
  71. “The more clouds you have in your sky, the more colorful sunset it will be.” – Sajal Sazzad
  72. “Beyond the sundown is tomorrow’s wisdom, today is going to be long, long ago.” – Thomas Hornsby Ferril
  73. “The sunset is life’s way of saying “Good job, you survived today, here’s something pretty.” – Anonymous
  74. “With every sunset, a new hope is born, and an old expectation dies.” – Noor Unnahar
  75. “I was born to explore, have adventures, and watch sunsets!” – Anonymous
  76. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm but to add color to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  77. “Life is all about enjoying every sunset and looking forward to the next sunrise.” – Anonymous
  78. “A day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered.” – Nicholas Sparks
  79. “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
  80. “Don’t forget: beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.” – Paulo Coelho
  81. “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
  82. “I can count on my fingers the number of sunsets I have left, and I don’t want to miss any of them.” – Suzanne Collins
  83. “Even the most beautiful days eventually have their sunsets.” – Anonymous
  84. “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
  85. “The best way to live your life is this: At sunset, just think of the beauty of the sunset, because life is nothing but what the present moment offers you!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  86. “See the beauty of a sunset to enjoy the passion of life..” – Debasish Mridha
  87. “A beautiful sunset is your reward for surviving another day. Enjoy as many as you can.” – Anonymous
  88. Sunsets are incredibly special when you have someone you love by your side to take in the setting of the sun. There is something so romantic about watching the sunset with a loved one. These romantic sunset quotes are for all the true romantics out there.
  89. “You add the colour to my sunset sky.” – Anonymous
  90. “There’s nothing more magical than watching a sunset with a loved one.” – Anonymous
  91. “Sometimes the sun sets so beautifully that one wants neither night nor day anymore, but only that magical sunset twilight moment!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  92. “Someday, you will find the one who will watch every sunrise with you until the sunset of your life.” – Anonymous
  93. “My soul is an empty carousel at sunset.” – Pablo Neruda
  94. “Here’s to a lifetime of golden sunsets spent together.” – Anonymous
  95. “Kiss me like the glistening red sun kisses the sky.” – Anonymous
  96. “Sunsets with you are better than sunrises without you.” – Anonymous
  97. “I swear sunsets are prettier when I’m with you.” – Anonymous
  98. “Our future is as bright as a sunset.” – Anonymous
  99. “My dream date would be a hike through the woods followed by an outdoor picnic followed by a glass of wine at sunset. Heaven!” – Nina Agdal
  100. “I like people who get excited about the change of seasons, the sound of the ocean, watching a sunset, the smell of rain, and starry nights.” – Brooke Hampton
  101. “Colour-soaked skies and you at my side. Paradise.” – Anonymous
  102. “I just need you and some sunsets.” – Atticus
  103. “All I ever wanted to do was to dream another sunset with you.” – Mayday Parade
  104. “Whenever you want to see me, always look at the sunset; I will be there.” – Grace Ogot
  105. “Tonight’s itinerary: watching sunsets and snuggling with you.” – Anonymous
  106. “Ripples of sunset dance towards our feet, swirling into the colours from the graffiti, reflected on brown water.” – Lili Wilkinson
  107. Sunset is one of the best times of the day and seeing the beautiful sun set over the ocean while sitting on a beautiful beach is just divine.
  108. “There can’t possibly be anything more beautiful than a seaside beach at sunset.” – Bryn McCarren
  109. Dreams are made of sand and sunsets.” – Anonymous”I’ll always stay at the beach until the sun sets.” – Anonymous
  110. “Every sunset is also a sunrise; it all depends on where you stand.” – Karl Schmidt
  111. “There is never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same.” – Carlos Santana
  112. “Whether sunrise or sunset, it heralds a new opportunity to dream.” – Virginia Alison
  113. “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
  114. “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
  115. “I think sunrises are rarer for me, but sunset is my favourite time of day.” – Jon Foreman
  116. “There’s always a sunrise and always a sunset and it’s up to you to choose to be there for it.” – Cheryl Strayed
  117. “Not everything starts with the sunrise, nor does everything end with the sunset!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  118. “Your choice between sunrise or sunset depends on your attitude.” – Ibn Jeem
  119. “‘Sunrise Sunset’ is about trying to get to a place where life is simple and not letting the stress and happenings in the world get in the way of your happiness.” – Benny Cassette
  120. “From sunrise to sunset to sunrise, there is a lifetime of beauty, charm and elegance.” – Sandeep N. Tripathi
  121. “I like that time is marked by each sunrise and sunset whether or not you actually see it.” – Catherine Opie
  122. “Allow failure to teach you a supreme lesson: Each sunset is the beginning of a very, very bright and powerful sunrise.” – Sri Chinmoy
  123. “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
  124. “It is man’s consolation that the future is to be a sunrise instead of a sunset.” – Victor Hugo
  125. “The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the color that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.” – Ram Charan
  126. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton
  127. “If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord.” – Nathan Phillips
  128. “Sunset is always wiser than sunrise because sunset has added the experience of an entire day to his soul.” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  129. “I love that this morning’s sunrise does not define itself by last night’s sunset.” – Steve Maraboli
  130. “The sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches.” – Vera Nazarian
  131. “It was sunsets that taught me that beauty sometimes only lasts for a couple of moments, and it was sunrises that showed me that all it takes is patience to experience it all over again.” – A.J. Lawless
  132. “Sunrise is the start of something beautiful: the day. Sunset is the start of something beautiful: the night.” – Juansen Dizon
  133. “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
  134. “The darkness that follows a sunset is never so dark that it can change the inevitability of a sunrise.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough
  135. “May every sunrise hold more promise and every sunset hold more peace.” – Umair Siddiqui
  136. “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
  137. “Get outside. Watch the sunrise. Watch the sunset. How does that make you feel? Does it make you feel big or tiny? Because there’s something good about feeling both.” – Amy Grant
  138. Sunsets have been inspiring people since time began and are possibly the most photographed image. This collection of inspirational sunset quotes will inspire you with love, hope and happiness.
  139. “Believe in yourself and you can change a sunset into a new dawn.” – Anthony T. Hincks
  140. “Stop. Be still. And watch as the sunset paints the sky with its magic.” – Anonymous
  141. “Every sunset is a journey, a journey to remember the memories of the past!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  142. “If you’ve ever seen a perfect sunset, you should know that that perfection was captured by the magnificent touch of clouds, mountains and rivers!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  143. “Sunset is the only therapy I need. There is something magical about it, it makes you feel things. And with every new sunset that feeling is always different. And the beautiful thing is that no matter what you feel, as long as you feel, you are living and that is all that matters.” – Tadas Petrovas
  144. “You just gotta use the sunset as a reset button and start over in the morning with every chance you get to open your eyes.” – Victoria Monet
  145. “Never turn your back to the sunset, because you owe the sun thanks for lighting you all day!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  146. “Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  147. “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
  148. “A sunset is so marvelous that even the sun itself watches it every day in the reflections of the infinite oceans!” – Mehmet Murat IldanBoston
  149. “You have to travel far and wide to see a lot of the world’s wonders, but sunsets can be appreciated in every corner of the earth.” – Kimmie Conner
  150. “When I consider how, after sunset, the stars come out gradually in troops from behind the hills and woods, I confess that I could not have contrived a more curious and inspiring sight.” – Anonymous
  151. “Every end of the day is a great movie and the Sun above is surely the leading actor in this film!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  152. “Sunset is the most spiritual moment where the human race meets the extraordinary spirit of the universe!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  153. “Let the sea breeze blow your hair, let the sunset bring tranquility to your heart, let the distant places you travel allow you to explore yourself.” – Somya Kedia
  154. “I am inspired by anything beautiful. Sometimes it’s a pair of eyes or flowing gorgeous hair, other times it’s the sky or a sunset.” – Nadine Velazquez
  155. “Do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.” – Elbert Hubbard
  156. “Some days, a beautiful sunset with your best friend can be one of the most peaceful and relaxing mediations of the day.” – Charles Schulz
  157. “I find it incredibly amazing how at every sunset, the sky is a different shade. No cloud is ever in the same place. Each day is a new masterpiece. A new wonder. A new memory.” – Anonymous
  158. Enjoy the beauty of a sunset nature’s farewell kiss for the night.” – Sharon Rene
  159. “Sunsets are proof that endings can be beautiful too.” – Beau Taplin
  160. “Sunset is a wonderful opportunity for us to appreciate all the great things the sun gives us.” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  161. “Are you dreaming? Stop dreaming; come and watch the sunset, it is better than all the dreams!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  162. “The heavens opened for the sunset tonight. When I had thought the day folded and sealed, came a burst of heavenly bright petals.” – Katherine Mansfield
  163. “Sometimes, the sunset is so beautiful that I think it might be the very last one.” – Nitya Prakash
  164. “It does no harm to the romance of the sunset to know a little about it.” – Carl Sagan
  165. “Age is irrelevant. Ask me how many sunsets I’ve seen, hearts I’ve loved, trips I’ve taken, or concerts I’ve been to. That’s how old I am.” – Joelle
  166. “Seeing a sunset, Linnea felt connected both to the earth below and God above.” – Mary Alice Monroe
  167. “If you aren’t a little bit wiser at sunset than in the morning, then that day is wasted!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  168. “You want proof there’s a God? Look outside, watch a sunset.” – Frank E. Peretti
  169. “Sunset is so marvelous that even the sun itself watches it every day in the reflections of the infinite oceans.” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  170. “And the sunset still stirs in my heart a longing for worlds that I don’t know and may never know.” – Ahmed Salah Al-Mahdi
  171. “How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.” – George MacDonald
  172. “Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting.” – Richard Paul Evans
  173. “A sunset paints the sky as if there were no tomorrow.” – Anthony T. Hincks
  174. “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
  175. “A sunset is only half of the story.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough
  176. “Twilight drops her curtain down and pins it with a star.” – Lucy Maud Montgomery
  177. “The sun slowly sets as if it gives you time to get ready for the darkness.” – Anonymous
  178. “Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of heaven.” – John Lubbock
  179. “Sunset is a moment where all emotions are experienced: melancholy, amazement, intoxication, casuistry, admiration, love, sadness.” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  180. “Watching the day slowly bloom into the night. That’s how it always seemed to me: not the fading of a withered flower, but the opening of some dark, rich blossom, with unexpected hues and heavy scents.” – Patricia A. McKillip
  181. “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
  182. “Time does not stop in the world as the sun sets, but time stops in your mind and you remain motionless just like a statue.” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  183. “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
  184. A few bonus quotes that didn’t really fit into any of the above categories!
  185. “If I could lick the sunset, I’ll bet it would taste like Neapolitan ice cream.” – Jarod Kintz
  186. “The sun was a fiery furnace of gold, but finally it set in the west and the cosmos glittered like a million burning embers, briefly reminding Awa of poetry readings under starry skies in Timbuktu.” – Rehan Khan
  187. “Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.” – Ann Landers
  188. “Watch the sunset without speaking, just like a bird watching the sunset in complete silence!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  189. “It was a rich and gorgeous sunset – an American sunset; and the ruddy glow of the sky was reflected from some extensive pools of water among the shadowy copses in the meadow below.” – Francis Parkman
  190. “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
  191. They’d lay there and watch the magical show in the sky as it transformed from one color to the next, before fading into darkness in a matter of moments. The sun had a split personality of its own.” – Arti Manani
  192. “When your world moves too fast and you lose yourself in the chaos, introduce yourself to each color of the sunset.” – Christy Ann Martine

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