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100 Short Cloud Quotes and Sayings for that Cloudy Sky Aesthetic


Clouds can affect the day and your mood, from light fluffy clouds on a blue sky to dark threatening storm clouds. We gathered the best short cloud quotes for Instagram that are inspirational, funny or about a cloudy sky.

Our Favorite Short Cloud Quotes for Instagram

“In the end we are all just clouds wandering around without fighting off the winds.” – Sijdah Hussain

“The clouds don’t overthink; they just drift.” – Avijeet Das

“The clouds are the extreme effort of Heaven to answer to Earth.” – Alan Maiccon

“The clouds made their own images. Looking at them I could fill in the pages.” – Suyasha Subedi

“Life…is a wonder. It is a sky laden with clouds of contradictions.” – Naguib Mahfouz

“Tears are what makes us one with the clouds.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“The ripples in the clouds mimic the torment in the sky.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“A parade of clouds and little puffs behind them they follow as their Mother” – Julia Hartwig

“My soul must reach into the clouds and touch the beauty of madness.” – Melody Lee

“A compassionate heart radiates rays of beauty that remove the clouds of million hearts.” – Amit Ray

Sunset with short cloud quotes for Instagram

“Heavy clouds were putting out the stars” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“A dream is where a boy can swim in the deepest oceans and fly over the highest clouds.” – J. K. Rowling

“When I do not walk in the clouds I walk as though I were lost.” ― Antonio Porchia

“I can see clouds a thousand miles away, hear ancient music in the pines.” – Ikkyu

“For it is when calm clouds gather that thunder is made.” – Soroosh Shahrivar

“There is divinity in the clouds.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I set my rainbow in the cloud.”

“Watch the clouds. They will teach you about the world of form.”

“Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates.” – Sarah McLachlan

“Be the rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou

“Clouds add character to the heavens.” – Dahi Tamara Koch

“Dance with the clouds.” – Adrienne Posey

“Different cities visit us daily, they exist in the clouds.” – Antonia Perdu

“You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds.” – Henry Thoreau

“Clouds, they make a painting out of the sky.” – Marty Rubin

Person looking at sunset with quotes for clouds by Rubin

“Clouds are the sky’s imagination.” – Terri Guillemets

“Clouds float in the same pattern only once.” – Wayne Shorter

“Don’t let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.” – Anais Nin

“I bow in reverence to the white cloud.” – Li Bai

“The moon will light the clouds, just as the tide shall shape the sand.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“For a second I was almost jealous of the clouds.” – Kamila Shamsie

“I think the most heavenly food is fluffy white clouds.” ― Jarod Kintz

“Clouds suit my mood just fine.” – Marie Lu

“Those clouds are angels’ robes.” – Charles Kingsley

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

“All of us have a place in history. Mine is clouds.” – Richard Brautigan

“A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

“There’s a bright spot in every dark cloud.” – Bruce Beresford

Dark storm clouds over the ocean with a dark cloud quotes that reads there's a bright spot in every dark cloud

“No dark cloud can forever prevent the sun from shining!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“Never lose hope. The darkest clouds precede the loveliest rain!” – Avijeet Das

“A smile will even make the darkest of clouds shine.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“There was a star riding through clouds one night, & I said to the star, ‘Consume me’.” – Virginia Woolf

“Poetry resembles these clouds; it dwells somewhere in between the melancholy and the answers.” – Misbah Khan

“The air moves like a river and carries the clouds with it; just as running water carries all the things that float upon it.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“The water was a bright, French blue this morning and the surface echoed the clouds in the sky in the reflection.” – Sharon Brubaker

“What is eternal is the cloud drifting slowly out of sight.” – Marty Rubin

Someone standing in front of low clouds and high mountains with a cloud quotes by marty rubin

“The color has faded out of the sky. It is grey, becoming darker as the world turns herself round a little more. The clouds are long and black and ragged, like the wings of stormbattered dragons.” – Keri Hulme

“A radiant full moon of silver hangs in the black sky, between the veils of misty clouds.” – Moonshine Noire

 “Behind every cloud is another cloud.” – Judy Garland

“But the cloud never comes in that quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.” – Elizabeth Gaskell

“A cloudless plain blue sky is like a flowerless garden.” ― Terri Guillemets

Person paddleboarding with a cloud quote by Terri Guillemets

“Clouds are on top for a reason. They float so high because they refuse to carry any burden!” – Jasleen Kaur Gumber

“How sweet to be a Cloud. Floating in the Blue!” – A. A. Milne

“The sky is postcard dreamy now, the clouds less full of rain, the sun a little stronger every day.” – Kathleen Glasgow

“who paints the sky will walk on clouds” – Stefano Bosis

“Changes are like clouds on the sky- come and go. Leadership is like riding on a plane to enjoy the clouds.” – Amit Ray

“The ripples within the clouds shall lead us to the beach in the sky.” – Anthony T. Hincks

Person walking on beach that reflecting the cloudy sky with a quotes about sky and clouds by Anthony T Hincks

“God begins to paint the clouds in the eastern sky when the mountains butterflies come flying home” – Srinidhi.R

“Sometimes I go about pitying myself, and all the while I am being carried across the sky by beautiful clouds.”

“The sky, a perfect empty canvas, offers clouds nonetheless. They shift and drift and beg interpretation… such is the nature of art.”― Jeb Dickerson

“You are the sky. The clouds are what happens, what comes and goes.” – Eckhart Tolle

“He who seeks eternity should look at the sky, he who seeks the moment, should look at the cloud.” – Mia Couto

Ocean Sunset with quotes about clouds and the sky by Mia Couto

“The sky and the sun are always there. It’s the clouds that come and go.” – Rachel Joyce

“Clouds do not really look like camels or sailing ships or castles in the sky. They are simply a natural process at work. So too, perhaps, are our lives.” – Roger Ebert

“Gray skies are just clouds passing over.” Duke Ellington

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“Ever changing clouds paint portraits on the sky, and each person sees a different image.” – Rhonda Savage Thompson

“When the clouds cover the night sky, all I have to do is look into your eyes to see what the heavens look like,” – Anthony T. Hincks.

“Throw open your window and let the scenery of clouds and sky enter your room.” – Yosa Buson

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

“Umbrellas raining upon me, as these cloudy tears give me shelter.” – Anthony Liccione

“In London, the weather would affect me negatively. I react strongly to light. If it is cloudy and raining, there are clouds and rain in my soul.” – Jerzy Kosinski

“To say goodbye, is to die a little. To say good morning, is a hope for a new sunshine in a cloudy winter.” – Nabil TOUSSI

“A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.” – William Arthur Ward

“We need motivation…for those dark clouds days and… foxes and wolfs lurking around….” – Deyth Banger

“Sad faces are reflected in clouds of despair, but happy faces are what bathes our emotions in happiness.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“Living in the moment works sometimes, but when alone, it clouds over your memories and dreams, and those are what I need to survive.” – D.S. Mixell

“Clouds cannot cover secret places, nor denials conceal truth.” – Demosthenes

Wise Man: One who sees the storm coming before the clouds appear.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Sometimes, life lets you float amongst the clouds rather than sail upon the waters.” – Anthony T. Hincks

Person standing on rock facing snow covered mountains with a positive cloud quotes by Anthony T. Hincks

“Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds.” – Louisa May Alcott

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” – Nhat Hanh

“Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.” – Gautama Buddha

“The gift of sight to see beyond the darker clouds of now!” – John McLeod

“Clouds come and go, the mountain remains.” – Meeta Ahluwalia

“The best friends of the highest mountains are only the clouds and the adventurer mountaineers!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“At dawn the waves looked like mountain ranges tipped with gold as sunbeams slanted low under burgundy clouds.” – David Mitchell

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” – Edward Abbey

“In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

“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

“The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations – each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony.” – Ruth Bernhard

“Let’s build us a happy, little cloud that floats around the sky.” – Bob Ross

A single round cloud on a blue sky above mountains with a cloudy weather quotes on top

“Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Clouds on clouds, in volumes driven, curtain round the vault of heaven.” – Thomas Love Peacock

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

“I saw the Cloud, though I did not foresee the Storm.” – Daniel Defoe

“Lightning streaks like gunfire through the clouds, volleys of thunder shake the air.” – Edward Abbey

“And from the midst of cheerless gloom I passed to bright unclouded day.” – Emily Bronte

Grey day with mountains in the distance with a passing clouds quotes

“The passing clouds outside the window form the perfect backdrop for wavering frames I see moving inside my mind.” – Pavitraa Parthasarathy

“Gray skies are just clouds passing over.” – Frank Gifford

“In every aspect of the day Jesus was aware of the Father. He beheld Him in the clouds and in the shadows of the clouds that pass over the earth.” – Khalil Gibran

“She danced wild across the evening sky, dispersing clouds with the frill of her gown.” – Meeta Ahluwalia

“This morning after yoga, I laid in the grass and watched the white clouds go by as the Earth turned slowly, and it was the single most beautiful thing, that I started to cry.” – Erika B.

“The world made me cold. You made me water. One day we’ll be clouds.”

“Storm clouds will always ignite the darker side of my passion.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“Even when clouds grow thick, the sun still pours its light earthward.” – Mark Nepo

Sunset, storm clouds and ocean with a beautiful cloud quotes by Mark Nepo

“…the bones of cirrus clouds stand out like ribs against the sky – an angel is stretching…” – John Geddes

“When clouds appear like rocks and towers, the earth’s refreshed by frequent showers.” ― Anonymous

“May you feel love unclouded and unjaded by experience.” – Ben Ditmars

“Love is like the clouds of the sky. Through our prayers, they tell us where we are going.” – Alan Maiccon

“I love white clouds and blue sky.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Why do I love clouds? Because you can’t save a cloud like you can save a leaf or a flower or a rock – clouds are now.” – Terri Guillemets

“When there is love in the heart, there are rainbows in the eyes, which cover every black cloud with gorgeous hues.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“She is as gentle as a cloud but loves with a fury of a storm.” – JmStorm

Orange sunset clouds reflected on a lake with a clouds love quotes by JMSTORM

“We fell in love with the amazing view of the cloud.”

“Someday, beyond the clouds and all the world’s wrongs, there will be love, compassion and justice, and we shall all understand.” – Flavia Weedn

“I know that I shall meet my fate somewhere among the clouds above; those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.” – William Butler Yeats

“Tried to forget me. You’ll think of me every time you see clouds” – Jordan Hoechlin

“When you are above the clouds, you go beyond the foolishness of the World and find peace!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“If you don’t despise the world under the clouds when you rise above the clouds, then it means you deserved to rise!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“Stromatolites are the imitators of the clouds above.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“Yesterday I soared above the clouds. Today I’ll walk the earth again.” – Anthony T. Hincks

Mountains and clouds from above and a above the clouds quotes by Anthony T Hincks

“I live there…Far above the song-filled clouds, where the dewdrops touch my skin so bare I live there.” – Sanober Khan

“Realise well, proud little man that even the highest clouds don’t shine! For above all things there lie brightest stars.” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“Manna will definitely fall from above, but it’s gonna fall for those who cultivated “manner farms” on the clouds.” – Israelmore Ayivor

“If you can fly above the cloud of politics, the storm is not for you.” – Harrish Sairaman

“Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.” – Pythagoras

“Even when the sky is filled with clouds the sun still shines above.”

“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

“Even the darkest of clouds can’t put a downer on things! Still just as good!”

“We all have bad days, but one thing is true; no cloud is so dark that the sun can’t shine through.” – Miranda Kerr

“Dark clouds become heaven’s flowers when kissed by light.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Escape from the black cloud that surrounds you. Then you will see your own light as radiant as the full moon.” – Rumi

“Every silver lining has a cloud.” – Mary Kay Ash

Sun shining through dark clouds with a every cloud has a silver lining quotes on top

“Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint.” – Don Marquis

“Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold.” – Maurice Setter

“But you have no silver linings without a cloud.” – Angela Carter

Everyone has heard about being on cloud nine. If you are looking for cloud nine quotes this section has all the best ones we could find.

“Cloud nine gets all the publicity, but cloud eight actually is cheaper, less crowded, and has a better view.” – George Carlin

“I feel like I’m on cloud nine right now.” – Nik Wallenda

someone walking toward a sharp mountain with streams of clouds and a cloud nine quotes on top

“I’m on cloud nine.. i wouldn’t even say cloud nine… more like cloud ten… cloud nine was old news.” -Darren Criss

“I can’t do nothin except try to find cloud nine.” – Assata Shakur

“Made every day a cloud nine kinda day.”

“Why is cloud nine so amazing? What is wrong with cloud 8?” – Mitch Hedberg

“My mind is living on cloud 9 and this 9 is never on vacation.” – Kendrick Lamar

“Cloud nine gets all the publicity, but cloud eight actually is cheaper, less crowded, and has a better view.” – George Carlin

“This thrilling, intense, cloud nine feeling was love.” – Kelley R. Martin

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Blue Sky Quotes, Storm Quotes, Short Sky Quotes, Sky Captions, Cloud Captions, Fog Captions and Thunder and Lightning Captions.

Funny Cloud Quotes

“Some people are like clouds. When they disappear, it’s a brighter day.”

“Clouds are like boogers hanging on the nostrils of the moon.” – Robin Williams

“One small cloud, cast out by the herd, limps away to the west.” – Colum McCann

“Clouds are high flying Fog” – Gaurav Rao

“He has his head in the clouds. He must live in a skyscraper.” – Ljupka Cvetanova

“The clouds. The only birds that never sleep.” – Victor Hugo

“I prefer the mystic clouds of nostalgia to the real thing, to be honest.” – Robert Wyatt

“I fell off my pink cloud with a thud.” – Elizabeth Taylor

Volcanoes at sunset reflected in a pool with a funny cloud quotes by Elizabeth Taylor

“Look at that,’ she whispered, and then after a moment: ‘I’d like to just get one of those pink clouds and put you in it and push you around.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Cloud Sayings

  • Every cloud has a silver lining
  • Missing cloudy days
  • Like sunshine on a cloudy day
Sun shining through clouds
  • Clouds piled so high you could walk on them
  • Five mile high clouds
  • Stormy skies cheer me up
  • Building cloud castles in my mind
  • Head in the clouds
  • I’m on cloud 9
  • Smiles on a cloudy day
  • Shades of clouds
Pink sunset clouds
  • Finding the bright spot on a cloudy day
  • I need you like the sky needs clouds
  • No white clouds in my blue sky
  • This sky is cloud friendly
  • Even the greyest clouds can’t defeat the sun

So that’s our list. We hope you found the quote or sayings you were looking for.

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.