Dawn Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old dawn quotes, dawn sayings, and dawn proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Dawn is born at midnight. Carl Jung
Dawn comes slowly but dusk is rapid. Alice B. Toklas
Dawn tinted the darkness like water ink. Janet Fitch
Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dawn seemed to follow midnight with indecent haste. J. K. Rowling
Our eternal message of hope is that dawn will come. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dawn has a way of casting a pall on any night magic. Janet Fitch
Be patient where you sit in the dark. The dawn is coming. Rumi
Dawn has power to fertilise the most matter-of-fact vision. John Galsworthy
Night never had the last word. The dawn is always invincible. Hugh B. Brown
The light of the dawn is not so sweet as the first glimpses of fame. Luc De Clapiers
Winter dawn is the color of metal, The trees stiffen into place like burnt nerves. Sylvia Plath
The Dawn is a wild, fair woman, With sunrise in her hair; Look where she stands, with pleading hands, To lure me there. Robert Loveman
Dawn came on us like a betrayer; it seemed as though the new sun rose as an ally of our enemies to assist in our destruction. Primo Levi
What would dawn have been like, had you awakened? It would have sung through your bones. All I can do this morning is let it sing through mine. Diane Ackerman
All humans realize they are loved when witnessing the dawn; early morning is the triumph of good over evil. Absolved by light we decide to go on. Rufus Wainwright
We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves. Leonora Carrington
Every dawn renews the Beginning, and to behold the earth struggling out of the formless void, out of the night, is to witness the act of creation. Sholem Asch
It's almost dawn. You can feel it coming. The world holds its breath, because there's really no guarantee that the sun will rise. That there was a yesterday doesn't mean there will be a tomorrow. Rick Yancey
Each time dawn appears, the mystery is there in its entirety. Rene Daumal
Dawn comes before sleep does. Suzanne Collins
Dawn: When men of reason go to bed. Ambrose Bierce
It is always darkest before the dawn. Dan Brown
Before dawn, the air smelled of lemons. Luanne Rice
The nearer the dawn the darker the night. Henry Wadsworth
At dawn of light, all darkness disappears. Lailah Gifty Akita
Sometimes, the darkest part of the morning is just before dawn. Janette Oke
Dawn itself is the most neglected masterpiece of the modern world. R. Murray Schafer
The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The dawn speeds a man on his journey, and speeds him too in his work. Hesiod
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close. John Ruskin
The past is the beginning of the beginning and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. H. G. Wells
Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God. Ramakrishna
The dawn is overcast, the morning lowers, And heavily in clouds brings on the day, The great, the important day, big with the fate Of Cato and of Rome. Joseph Addison
To watch the dawn emerge from the night undoubtedly gives a heavenly feeling! The fresh sun rays entwine with the dark horizon and peep out of the creek with tranquil grin. Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal
In the heartfelt mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will visit us, to shine on those sitting in darkness, in the shadow of death, to guide our feet to the way of peace. Anonymous
Perhaps the new dawn will come from this horizon, from the East where the sun rises; and then, unvanquished Man will retrace his path of conquest, despite all barriers, to win back his lost heritage. Rabindranath Tagore