40 Sunrise And Sunset Quotes (Inspiration For Morning & Evening)

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Each and every day we are blessed with on this Earth begins with one. We may not yet be awake, and it is sometimes hidden from view by cloud, but it is there nonetheless.

A sunrise is one of the most majestic spectacles we can ever witness. Its beauty is a powerful force, one capable of imparting its warmth on the most hardened of souls. It inspires, it energizes, it renews, it gives hope.

And this is why sunrise is so fondly spoken about. It hints at the possibilities that exist for us if we should reach out and take them.

It reminds us that time is moving ever forward and that change is a constant of life.

A sunrise puts our troubles in perspective. No matter how dark your life seems right now, a sunrise is waiting on your personal horizon.

Sunrise speaks a language that no words can quite translate or do justice. Yet many have tried.

Here are the best sunrise quotes to feast your eyes on.

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

What I know for sure is that every sunrise is like a new page, a chance to right ourselves and receive each day in all its glory. Each day is a wonder. – Oprah Winfrey

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

Life. This morning the sun made me adore it. It had, behind the dripping pine trees, the oriental brightness, orange and crimson, of a living being, a rose and an apple, in the physical and ideal fusion of a true and daily paradise. – Juan Ramón Jiménez

Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one. – Vladimir Nabokov

When I think about that sunrise that I woke up to that morning, I just feel like I got as close to nowhere as I could get, and found out that it was more of a place than anywhere I’ve been in a long time. – Hank Green

My sun sets to rise again. – Robert Browning

Every sunrise is a poem written on the earth with words of light, warmth, and love. – Debasish Mridha

Every sunrise is an invitation for us to arise and brighten someone’s day. – Jhiess Krieg

Sad soul, take comfort, nor forget
That sunrise never failed us yet.– Celia Thaxter

We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in the darkness. – Sapna Reddy

There is always a way and always hope in the next sunrise, and in the next second, and in the next minute. – Ziggy Marley

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

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

Each time I see a beautiful sunset or sunrise, I have to pinch myself because I can’t believe that I’m awake and not dreaming. – Anthony T. Hincks

Every sunrise is a blessing, it’s a opportunity to learn something new and to create something that can benefit others. It also gives a chance to make amends. Use it wisely before sunset. – Euginia Herlihy

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

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

Sunrise looks spectacular in the nature; sunrise looks spectacular in the photos; sunrise looks spectacular in our dreams; sunrise looks spectacular in the paintings, because it really is spectacular! – Mehmet Murat ildan

Every sunrise gives you a new beginning and a new ending. Let this morning be a new beginning to a better relationship and a new ending to the bad memories. It’s an opportunity to enjoy life, breathe freely, think and love. Be grateful for this beautiful day. – Norton Juster

Every sunset is also a sunrise. It all depends on where you stand. – Karl Schmidt

There’s always a story. It’s all stories, really. The sun coming up every day is a story. Everything’s got a story in it. Change the story, change the world. – Terry Pratchett

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

Climb up on some hill at sunrise. Everybody needs perspective once in a while, and you’ll find it there. – Robb Sagendorph

Every sunrise hold more promise, and every sunset hold more peace. – Anonymous

It is right precious to behold
The first long surf of climbing light
Flood all the thirsty east with gold.– James Russell Lowell

The Lord has turned all our sunsets into sunrise. – Clement of Alexandria

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

Every day a million miracles begin at sunrise! – Eric Jerome Dickey

At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. – Norman Maclean

Next time a sunrise steals your breath or a meadow of flowers leave you speechless, remain that way. Say nothing, and listen as Heaven whispers, do you like it? I did it just for you. – Max Lucado

At the moment that everything goes dark, the sunset in front of us becomes the whole story. But if we find courage enough to wait until tomorrow morning, we will suddenly come to understand that in reality yesterday’s sunset was only half of the story. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

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

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

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. – Khalil Gibran

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

Even if you cover the whole world with darkness, you can never stop the sun from rising. – Debasish Mridha

The sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it’s here is up to us. Journey wisely. – Alexandra Elle

I wanted everybody to see a sunrise and be knocked out by the miracle of it, the world being created every morning. – Mordicai Gerstein

At every sunrise I renounce the doubts of night and greet the new

day of a most precious delusion. – Czeslaw Milosz

About The Author

Steve Phillips-Waller is the founder and editor of A Conscious Rethink. He has written extensively on the topics of life, relationships, and mental health for more than 8 years.