Sunsets Sayings and Quotes

Sunsets are a gorgeous sight. Their burst of orange, pink, and purple hues across the sky retire the fleeting day to a dream-like state. If sundown is the highlight of your day, check out our collection of wise and inspirational sunset quotes, sayings, and proverbs below.

Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting. Richard Paul Evans
Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven. John Lubbock
Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sunset is a wonderful opportunity for us to appreciate all the great things the sun gives us! Mehmet Murat ildan
Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under. C. JoyBell C.
It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream. Bern Williams
To watch a sunset is to connect with the Divine. Gina De Gorna
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
Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star. Lucy Maud Montgomery
There's a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the night's. Ed Gorman
If I could lick the sunset, I'll bet it would taste like Neapolitan ice cream. Jarod Kintz
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
At the end of the world the sunset is like a child smashing a pack of crayons into God's face. Craig Stone
The whisper of the dusk is night shedding its husk. Dean Koontz
The sunset caught me, turned the brush to copper, set the clouds to one great roof of flame above the earth. Elizabeth Coatsworth
Beyond the sundown is tomorrow's wisdom, today is going to be long, long ago. Thomas Hornsby Ferril
It was that hour of dusk when the streetlights and headlights come on but make little difference. Tom Wolfe
Evening is a time of real experimentation. You never kind of want to look the same way. Donna Karan
Enjoy the beauty of a sunset nature's farewell kiss for the night. Sharon Rene
The sacred lamp of day / Now dipt in western clouds his parting ray. Falconer
Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them. John Ruskin
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 burgundy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries. Jack Kerouac
It seems there is more interest in sunsets than sunrises. Perhaps because innately we fear the dark. Richelle E. Goodrich
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
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
Don't forget:beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies. Paulo Coelho
Down sank the great red sun, and in golden, glimmering vapors Veiled the light of his face, like the Prophet descending from Sinai. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
One day, I watched the sun setting forty-four times......You know...when one is so terribly sad, one loves sunsets. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The redness has 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