Looking for some amazing sunset quotes for that next Instagram caption? Well, loo no further, because I’ve compiled an awesome list of fun and inspirational sunset quotes, sayings, captions and phrases that are guaranteed to ignite your wanderlust!
Some of the best and most beautiful things in life cannot be touched. Like sunsets. It can capture our hearts. Sunset is such an amazing way to sum up all the beautiful things (even the not so colorful ones) in our life.
A sunset represents a lot of things – it can be an ending, romance, twilight, beginning of darkness, change, transformation and nature. Psychologists say that watching a sunset can boost well-being, increase generosity and enhance life satisfaction.
Sunsets reminds us that for every ending, we can look forward to a new beginning. If you’re looking for sunset related quotes and IG worthy captions to express what you feel or what you want to say, I have compiled the best and inspiring, some funny quotes, from movies and song lyrics that you can share! These sunset quotes will inspire you to have hope, be happy, change for the better, and to travel to experience life to the fullest!
Best Short Sunset Quotes
You can find a lot of sunset quotes that will teach you and remind you how to appreciate the beauty of everything around you. And these sunset quotes are some of the best short quotes to inspire you.
1) “When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.” ― George R.R. Martin
2) “The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color — oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples…” ― Anna Godbersen, The Luxe
3) “There’s nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.” – Rachel Boston
4) “The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.” – Stephen King
5) “A beautiful sunset is your reward for surviving another day. Enjoy as many as you can.” – Unknown
6) “Even the most beautiful days eventually have their sunsets” – Author Unknown
7) “It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.” — Bern Williams
8) “Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.” – John Lubbock
Inspirational Sunset Quotes
Change is inevitable, just like sunsets. As every day comes to an end, this list of inspirational sunset quotes will prove how beautiful life is no matter what the circumstances.
9) “There are sunrise and sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”― Jo Walton
10) “Don’t forget: beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies…” – Paulo Coelho
11) “Every moment of life is unique – a kiss, a sunset, a dance, a joke. None will ever recur in quite the same way. Each happens only once in the history of the universe.” – Stephen Nachmanovitch
12) “Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.” – Kristen Butler
13) “Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under.” – C. JoyBell C
14) “When your world moves too fast and you lose yourself in the chaos, introduce yourself to each color of the sunset.” – Christy Ann Martine
Funny Sunset Quotes
Who doesn’t love a sunset and a good laugh? These funny sunset quotes will remind you that there are more reasons to smile and be happy even when darkness falls.
15) “Don’t waste sunrises on people who will be gone by sunset.” – Unknown
16) “When the skies turn pink it’s time for a drink.” – Unknown
17) “I thought that watching a sunset would help, but it left me more in the dark.” – Unknown
18) “I stayed up all night to see where the sun went. Then it dawned on me.” – Unknown
19) “While trying to see the sunset, my eyes got dusky.” – Unknown
20) “Watch sunsets, not Netflix.” – Unknown
I personally prefer watching sunsets because they are free, not like Netflix where you have to subscribe and pay to watch the shows. ;P
Sunset Quotes from Song Lyrics
When you are alone, just listening to music will give you enough company. It can help you transform your mood. I have a list of songs with lyrics related to sunset that can touch us no matter what we’re culture from.
21) “But I don’t need no friends / As long as I gaze on Waterloo Sunset, I am in paradise / Every day I look at the world from my window / Chilly chilly is the evening time, Waterloo sunset’s fine” – The Kinks, Waterloo Sunset
22) “Late night flight, L.A.X., /Limousine and you’re all set /For sunset, for sunset / Riot house a penthouse suite / The street’s alive below your feet / On sunset, on sunset” – Donna Summer, Sunset People
23) “The night tells a thousand lies / And when you wake up in the morning / Were you dreaming / Screaming / Tryin’ to hide your burnin’ heart / Before somebody cuts it all away / Sunset superman / Sunset superman /Sunset superman” – Dio, Sunset Superman
24) “Sunrise, sunburn, sunset, repeat / Moonlight, all night, crashing into me / Nothing will ever be easy as you and me / Tangled up with nowhere to be / Just sunrise, sunburn, sunset, repeat / Sunrise, sunburn, sunset, repeat, ayy” – Luke Bryan, Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset
25) “And everybody was here / They was telling their own sad stories / I’m sorry I’m not so clear / And time will take you aside / You better cover your eyes, or you’ll cry / Cause I know sunset’s / I know sunset’s / I know sunset’s arrived” –Tanita Tikaram, Sunset’s Arrived
26) “Sunset Boulevard / Twisting boulevard / Secret of the rich / A little scary / Sunset Boulevard / Tempting boulevard / Waiting there to swallow the unwary” – Andrew Lloyd Webber & Michael Ball, Sunset Boulevard
27) “Sunrise, sunset, Sunrise, sunset / Swiftly flow the days / Seedlings turn overnight to sunflowers / Blossoming even as we gaze / Sunrise, sunset, Sunrise, sunset / Swiftly fly the years / One season following another / Laden with happiness and tears” –Jim Nabors, Sunrise, Sunset
28) “You look me / In the eye directly / You met me / I think it’s Wednesday / The evening / The mess we’re in / And ohh (the city sunset over me) / Ohh (the city sunset over me)” – PJ Harvey & Thom Yorke, This Mess We’re In
Sunset Quotes for Instagram Captions
When you have the perfect sunset photo you want to post for your Instagram but can’t think of the best caption to write… I have listed some of the best sunset quotes for Instagram captions!
29) “Born to chase oranges, yellows, and blues.” – Unknown
30) “I live for sunsets with you.” – Unknown
31) “Every sunset is an opportunity to restart your life.” – Unknown
32) “Even the sun sets in paradise.” – Unknown
33) “Love like a sunset.” – Unknown
34) “There are too many things I haven’t done yet. There are too many sunsets I haven’t seen.” – Unknown
Start doing things now. It’s not too late!
35) “When someone asks me what my favorite color is, I should just say, ‘sunset.’” – Unknown
36) “It was sunsets that taught me that beauty sometimes only lasts for a couple of moments, and it was sunrises that showed me that all it takes is patience to experience it all over again.” — A.J. Lawless
37) “The sky has changed from orange to a hundred shades of pink to a dark navy blue, and here I am still loving you.” — A.Y.
38) “All I ever wanted was to dream another sunset with you.” — Mayday Parade
Famous Sunset Quotes
These famous sunset quotes from famous people can relate to people and their experiences in life. These quotes will remind you of the importance of time, of having hope and being thankful, and changing for the better. Be inspired!
39) “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
40) “There is nothing more musical than a sunset.” – Claude Debussy
41) “Allow failure to teach you a supreme lesson: Each sunset is the beginning of a very, very bright and powerful sunrise.” – Sri Chinmoy
42) “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
43) “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
44) “When the sun is setting, leave whatever you are doing and watch it.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
…just don’t forget to turn off the gas range. We wouldn’t want to set the house on fire.
Sunset Quotes from Movies
Movies can be an escape from reality or an inspiration. We often relate to the characters, situations they’re presented with, or words they speak. Here are some movie quotes related to sunsets.
45) “The world is divided up between people who like to watch the sunset and those who don’t.” – WOODY HARRELSON – Stan Lloyd
46) “The question is: what happens after you walk off into the sunset?” –RENEE ZELLWEGER – Bridget Jones
47) “Twilight fell: The sky turned to a light, dusky purple littered with tiny silver stars.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
48) “Never go too long without watching a sunset” – Atticus, To Kill a Mockingbird
49) “- Ray Hughes: The sun sets every night! – Julie: Yeah, and we come out every night to watch it. Isn’t it beautiful?” Ray Hughes & Julie, Running Scared
50) “People who can relax, enjoy the sunset, hold hands at the end of the day… they’re the happy ones.” Stan Lloyd, After The Sunset
51) “- Ray: When we first met, there was a sunset just like this. Remember that? – Frenchy: Yeah. In New Jersey, but in Colombia there was an earthquake.” – Ray & Frenchy, Small Time Crooks
I’d like to watch the sun set minus the earthquake…
What are your favorite Sunset Quotes or Awesome Sunset Caption Ideas?
This list could have gone on for quite some time, so I’d love to hear what sunset quotes you think I should add to this list?
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