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105 Sunset Quotes That Will Signal Change Inside You

Norbert Juma
Published on February 10, 2020 6:40 AM EST
Sunset Quotes That Will Signal Change Inside You

There is beauty in change, and these sunset quotes will remind you of the loveliness in endings that bring new beginnings.

Sunsets are not only beautiful, but they also have so much meaning. They signify endings, change, and transformation; they remind us that change is part of life and everything has an ending.

Sunset Quotes That Will Signal Change Inside You

Many people resist change and hold on to what the universe is telling them to release. However, you should embrace positive change and make it part of your life. If things aren’t going as planned, maybe it’s time to re-examine your actions and consider what direction really matters to you.

The sunset tells us that the day is almost over. It reminds us of the importance of time and how we should make good use of it. It’s also a time for reflection. As your day comes to a close, ask yourself whether you’ve done everything you set out to do or been the person you desire to be.

While the sunrise brings hope for the new day, the sunset brings a sense of peace that everything is going to be alright. It serves as a promise of a bright and light-filled new daytime.

You should take every opportunity to watch a sunset, as gazing may also have a number of psychological benefits. Studies show that slowing down to enjoy a sunset may boost well-being, increase prosociality and enhance life satisfaction.

Below is our collection of inspirational, wise, and beautiful sunset quotes, sayings, and proverbs, collected from a variety of sources over the years

Remember to also read our collection of beautiful sunshine quotes for more inspiration. We also have a selection of beautiful good night quotes and quotes about the moon. Be sure to check that as well.

Sunset Quotes That Will Signal Change Inside You

1. “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

2. “Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. “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

4. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

5. “Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.” – Richie Norton

Sunset Quotes That Will Signal Change Inside You

6. “Sunset shows that LIFE is too beautiful to hold on to the past so Move on to the Present.” ― Jennifer Aquillo

7. “I believe in evolution. But I also believe, when I hike the Grand Canyon and see it at sunset, that the hand of God is there also.” – John McCain

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8. “Beyond the sundown is tomorrow’s wisdom, today is going to be long, long ago.” –     Thomas Hornsby Ferril

9. “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

10. “To leave out beautiful sunsets is the secret of good taste.” ― Dejan Stojanovic

11. “Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.” – Ann Landers

12. “There can’t possibly be anything more beautiful than Seaside Beach at sunset.” ― Bryn McCarren

13. “As angry as the sky looks, it’s still full of the colors of love.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

14. “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

15. “Sunset is a wonderful opportunity for us to appreciate all the great things the sun gives us!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

Sunset quotes to inspire meaningful change

16. “Your eyes are blinded with your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset. “ – Jiddu Krishnamurti

17. “Don’t forget: beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.” – Paulo Coelho

18. “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

19. “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,

20. When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.” ― George R.R. Martin

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21. “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

22. “If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God.” ― G.K. Chesterton

23. “When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” – Charles A. Beard

24. “Sunrise is the start of something beautiful: the day. Sunset is the start of something beautiful: the night.” ― Juansen Dizon

25. “Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting.” –  Richard Paul Evans

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

Sunset quotes celebrating nature's beauty

27. “The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color — oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples…” ― Anna Godbersen

28. “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

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29. “As long as the sun does not set in your mind, darkness will be nothing but a weak shadow in your life!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

30. “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

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31. “The more clouds you have in your sky, the more colorful sunset it will be.” ― Sajal Sazzad

32. “One day, all your worries will set like the sun does and deserved happiness will come gushing like waves at the beach do. All you need to make sure id that your trips to beach never end.” ― Jasleen Kaur Gumber

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

34. “To watch a sunset is to connect with the Divine.” – Gina De Gorna

35. “Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal.” ― Elbert Hubbard

36. “A sunset is the sun’s fiery kiss to the night.” ― Crystal Woods

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37. “Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies.” – Bruce Catton

38. “Enjoy the beauty of a sunset nature’s farewell kiss for the night.” – Sharon Rene

39. “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

40. “Believe in yourself and you can change a sunset into a new dawn.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

41. “Endure the pain in the sunrise, so when it’s sunset, there’s lot of profit to be gained.” ― Seyi Ayoola

42. “Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under!” ― C. JoyBell C.

43. “Never turn your back to the sunset, because you owe the sun a thanking for lighting you all day!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

44. “Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.” –  Mattie Stepanek

sunset quotes to inspire and motivate you

45. “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

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46. “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

47. “If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God.” – G.K. Chesterton

48. “There’s a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the night’s.” –  Ed Gorman

49. “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

50. “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

51. “Every sunset is different, because every day 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

52. “The most beautiful sunset is when you have it with your beloved one and the most beautiful sunrise is quite the same.”― Galina Nelson

53. “May every sunrise hold more promise and every sunset hold more peace…”― Umair Siddiqui

54. “Sunset is the opening music of the night.”― Mehmet Murat ildan

55. “I love that this morning’s sunrise does not define itself by last night’s sunset.”― Steve Maraboli

56. “Admire the efforts of a failure like you admire the beauty of a sunset.”― Amit Kalantri

57. “Watching them was like watching the sunset and the sunrise, equally beautiful in different ways.”― Shannon A. Thompson

58. “The sun was now in its death throes, bruising the sky a coiling purple and orange.”― Harlan Coben

59. “Every end of the day is a great movie and the Sun above is surely the leading actor in this film!”― Mehmet Murat ildan

60. “Just don’t forget that some of us watch the sunset too.”― S.E. Hinton

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

62. “If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord.” ― Nathan Phillips

63. “Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.” – Kristen Butler

64. “Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.” ― John Lubbock

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65. “Sunsets are just little glimpses of the Golden streets of Heaven.” ― Unknown

66. “Now she’s lit by the warm orange spreading from the horizon as not-quite-day, becomes not-quite-night.”― David Levithan

67. “The sky, at sunset, looked like a carnivorous flower.”― Roberto Bolaño

68. “This is my favorite time of the day. Light and dark touch for a few moments. […] I used to wish dusk would last longer, but its quickness seems to add to making it special.”― Regina McBride

69. “The sun is setting in a burnt orange sky; the cliffs are black silhouettes; the sea, liquid silver.”― Laura Treacy Bentley

70. “Every sunset is a journey, a journey to remember the memories of the past!”― Mehmet Murat ildan

71. “Call for the grandest of all earthly spectacles, what is that? It is the sun going to his rest.”― Thomas de Quincey

72. “The sky was a bruised red shot with black, almost exactly the colors of a tattoo. Sunset had two minutes left to live.”― Denis Johnson

73. “Sunset on the water ought to be a quiet and easy time, but I guess some people can’t stand a little silence.”― Carl Hiaasen

74. “A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.”― Claude Debussy

75. “Watching the sun set is like watching a beautiful kid die for a good cause.”― Darnell Lamont Walker

76. “Sunset is the most spiritual moment where human race meets the extraordinary spirit of the universe!”― Mehmet Murat ildan

77. “I can’t give you the sunset, but I can give you the night.”― Erin McCarthy

78. “A sunset is the end of a day now passed. Yet, for some reason we get caught in the reality of the descending dark verses the anticipation of a rising dawn.”― Craig D. Lounsbrough

79. “In silence the three of them looked at the sunset and thought about God.”― Maud Hart Lovelace

80. “Nightfall was approaching, the light pouring away past the world’s horizon in a gradually darkening cascade.”― Obie Williams

81. “The man stopped talking and was looking at the sunset.
But what does someone who hates and loves want with a sunset?”― Alberto Caeiro

82. “He glanced at the sun which, old professional that it was, chose that moment to drop below the horizon.”― Terry Pratchett

83. “Sometimes the sunset is so beautiful, I think it might be the very last one.”― Nitya Prakash

84. “Your choice between sunrise or sunset depends on your attitude.”― Ibn Jeem

85. “It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.”― Bern Williams

86. “Instead of sailing off into the sunset, he hopes to sail into the next century.” – Dave Anderson

87. “The sun tells the best joke of a day full of them, setting so spectacularly that you can almost smell the tropical paradise lazing somewhere over this rim of endless, gray socialist towers. Miles of square windows explode orange, red, and purple, like a million TV sets broadcasting the apocalypse. Clouds unspool. The sky drains of birds.” – Tod Wodicka

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88. “There is nothing more musical than a sunset.” – Claude Debussy

89. “A day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered.” – Nicholas Sparks

90. “Sunsets are my escape into the reality I want to continuously live.” – Rachel Roy

91. “Sunsets we always liked because they only happen once and go away.” – Ray Bradbury

92. “Softly the evening came with the sunset.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

93. “You want proof there’s a God? Look outside, watch a sunset.” – Frank E. Peretti

94. “It’s not just a sunset; it’s a moonrise too.” – P. C. Cast

95. “I never met a sunset I didn’t like.” – Unknown

96. “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

97. “If I could lick the sunset, I’ll bet it would taste like Neapolitan ice cream.” – Jarod Kintz

98. “Allow failure to teach you a supreme lesson: Each sunset is the beginning of a very, very bright and powerful sunrise.” – Sri Chinmoy

99. “Every sunset is also a sunrise; it all depends on where you stand.” – Karl Schmidt

100. “When the sun is setting, leave whatever you are doing and watch it.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

101. “There’s always a sunrise and always a sunset and it’s up to you to choose to be there for it.” – Cheryl Strayed

102. “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

103. “When someone asks me what my favorite colors is, I should just say, ‘sunset.’” – Unknown

104. “Sunset is so marvellous that even the sun itself watches it every day in the reflections of the infinite oceans!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

105. “She was in love with the sunset. No one else ever even stood a chance.” – Unknown

Did you enjoy these sunset quotes?

Nothing epitomizes the beauty of nature more than a glorious sunset on a clear day. Though many people take sunsets for granted, you should take every opportunity to appreciate them.

Watching the sunset is a spiritual experience of beauty, time and existence. It’s a reminder that it’s one more day over in our timeline of existence. Hopefully, the quotes above have inspired you to make good use of your time and create meaningful change.

Which of these quotes was your favorite? Do you have any other inspirational quotes to add? Feel free to share with us in the comment section below.

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