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Sunsets Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Sunsets

Please enjoy these Sunsets Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness
in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn
sunsets exquisitely dying.
- Langston Hughes

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

Loneliness adds beauty to life.
It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
- Henry Rollins

 

I don't know what you could say about a day in which
you have seen four beautiful sunsets.
- John Glenn

Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice,
golden sunsets and black storms.
I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word.
- Laurence Olivier

I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant
breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees.
The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk,
opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets.
- Hamlin Garland

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After you start learning all about the mechanics of piloting a riverboat,
you stop seeing all the pretty sunsets and you start
thinking about the weather.
- John Hartford

What description of clouds and sunsets was to the old novelist,
description of scientific apparatus and methods is
to the modern Scientific Detective writer.
- Hugo Gernsback

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes,
by dozens and hundreds.
Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows,
brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins,
but only one mother in the whole world.
- Kate D. Wiggins

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

My joy is the golden sunset
giving thanks for another day.
Gratitude itself is a source of joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I admire the wonders of a sunset
or the beauty of the moon,
my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What is life?
It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across
the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
- Crowfoot (Blackfoot warrior and orator 1830 - 1890)

Looking at a sunset, just for a second
you forget your separateness:
you are the sunset.
That is the moment when you feel the beauty of it.
But the moment you say that it is a beautiful sunset,
you are no longer feeling it;
you have come back to your separate,
enclosed entity of the ego.
Now the mind is speaking.
- Osho

Just as we could have rode into the sunset,
along came the Internet, and it tripled the significance of the PC.
- Andy Grove

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

Sunset Boulevard opened in August 1950,
and it was pronounced the best movie ever made about Hollywood.
- Gloria Swanson

Hell, I'm an old man.
I'm 70 years old.
I'm supposed to be sitting on a rocking chair watching the sunset.
- M. Emmet Walsh

All architecture is great architecture after sunset;
perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art,
like the art of fireworks.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.
- Pamela Hansford Johnson

Two golden hours somewhere between sunrise and sunset.
Both are set with 60 diamond minutes.
No reward is offered.
They are gone forever.
- Horace Mann

A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.
- Claude Debussy

You get in before sunrise and you get out after sunset and you go home,
eat and collapse.
While you're aware of the ratings, you aren't prepared
for the response of the fans.
- Parker Stevenson

Towards sunset we had cleared down to the level of the 12th step,
which was sufficient to expose a large part of the
upper portion of a plastered and sealed doorway.
- Howard Carter

There's an element of tongue-in-cheek in every one of our songs.
Walking off into the sunset, holding hands,
and being married forever was not exactly a brand new idea.
- Peter Noone

The Paramount executives were so pleased with Sunset
Boulevard that they asked me to do a publicity tour.
- Gloria Swanson

How strange this fear of death is!
We are never frightened at a sunset.
- George MacDonald

I'm feeling pretty good right now, but I hope we can
just win the whole thing and I can run off into the sunset and say good-bye.
- David Wells

Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet;
a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
- Ann Landers

The true purpose of education is to teach a man to
carry himself triumphant to the sunset.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

I had hoped to let the one-half cent sales tax sunset this year,
but we do not believe revenues will grow as fast as
we hoped for the rest of the year.
- Michael F. Easley

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

Every Friday I used to have about fifty,
sixty kids who would wait for me on Sunset Boulevard
and I'd take them all to dinner.
All runaways.
- Al Lewis

The scattered tea goes with the leaves and every day a sunset dies.
- William Faulkner

If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene,
it adds 10 million to the box office.
- George Lucas

For the first time, I lived alone...
in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip.
For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless.
- Patty Duke

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

For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm.
Or maybe into the sunrise - whatever appeals to you.
- Krzysztof Kieslowski

I envy people who can just look at a sunset.
I wonder how you can shoot it.
There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.
- Dustin Hoffman

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.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

A more complex - but only slightly more original -
way to feel out of it is available at the hip and pretentious
nightclubs and bars along the Sunset Strip.
- Merrill Markoe

Know where to find the sunrise and sunset times and
note how the sky looks at those times,
at least once.
- Marilyn vos Savant

At sunset we are rattling through the streets of the little town of Cordova.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

I remember having to take detours around the Hollywood
sign to avoid having to see this grotesque poster of
myself on Sunset Boulevard.
- Rachel Ward

We moved leisurely towards Mount Foster,
on the 22nd, and arrived opposite to it a little before sunset.
- Charles Sturt

Instead of sailing off into the sunset,
he hopes to sail into the next century.
- Dave Anderson

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

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 to your goal.
- Elbert Hubbard

I remarked constantly, just at sunset,
in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly
illuminated with a kind of mock sunset.
This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded
by another similar in character,
but more faint.
- George Grey

I remember being out here at the Sunset Marquis,
and whoever knocked on the door, I would take that
picture that I was writing and I would put that in the typewriter,
so when I had the meeting, they would say:
'Oh,
you're working on it right now?'
- John Sayles

Actually, there was another band where we were three girls,
around '84 when I met John Zorn, called Sunset Chorus.
It was just bass and drums and guitar-
we didn't make any records but we played a lot of different clubs in New York.
- Ikue Mori

You know, in a workplace, when you shrink the size of a workforce,
there is pain there.
But there is no question: we have a government that
we can no longer afford.That is the cold,
hard fact.
So we have to make this more efficient.
We have to sunset programs that no longer work.
We have to eliminate waste and fraud.
We must do this.
- Meg Whitman

There is nothing is more musical than a sunset.
He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful
example of development in all that book which,
alas, musicians read but too little -
the book of Nature.
- Claude Debussy

I was looking to show people I could act.
I was looking for something that would take me away
from the whole hunk riding off into the sunset thing
that people wanted me to play after Brown Sugar.
- Boris Kodjoe

When true friends meet in adverse hour,
'Tis like a sunbeam through a shower.
A watery way an instant seen,
The darkly closing clouds between.
- Sir Walter Scott

It is better to have your head in the clouds,
and know where you are...
than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them,
and think that you are in paradise.
- Henry David Thoreau

I'm a dreamer.
I have to dream and reach for the stars,
and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
- Mike Tyson

There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The myth of unlimited production brings war in its
train as inevitably as clouds announce a storm.
- Albert Camus

Lo!
The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds,
or hears him in the wind.
- Alexander Pope

On the morrow the horizon was covered with clouds-
a thick and impenetrable curtain between earth and sky,
which unhappily extended as far as the Rocky Mountains.
It was a fatality!
- Jules Verne

I owned the world that hour as I rode over it -
free of the earth, free of the mountains,
free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them.
- Charles Lindbergh

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky,
are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
- Christopher Morley

Cloud Animals: Be a Child Again.
I remember warm summer afternoons,
laying in the shade of a maple tree in the back yard
of my Connecticut home watching the clouds for hours.
As those clouds formed dragons and foxes, clowns and angels,
I traveled across space and time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds,
stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes -
every form of animate or inanimate existence,
leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
- Orison Swett Marden

Never trust any complicated cocktail that remainds
perfectly clear until the last ingredient goes in,
and then immediately clouds.
- Terry Prachett

I know that if odour were visible, as colour is,
I'd see the summer garden in rainbow clouds.
- Robert Bridges

Not a breath of air stirred over the free and open prairie;
the clouds were like light piles of cotton;
and where the blue sky was visible,
it wore a hazy and languid aspect.
- Francis Parkman

Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just,
and the day of triumph will surely come,
when justice and truth will be vindicated.
- Mary Todd Lincoln

Thus I was able to make pioneering measurements of
the height and physical scale of plasma clouds in the
ionosphere and also to estimate wind speeds in this region.
- Antony Hewish


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