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100 Beautiful Short Sky Quotes for Instagram


The sky is constantly changing from striking to almost unnoticeable but it almost always has an effect on your day. Here we gathered the best short sky quotes for Instagram that help to put the feeling of being under the sky into words. So whether it is a blue sky day or you have ominous clouds above we have the perfect sayings about the sky for you.

Our Favorite Short Sky Quotes for Instagram

“The sky was incredibly far away, and beautiful enough to make a person wonder why our hearts are never so free.” – Banana Yoshimoto

“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

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

“I always believe that the sky is the beginning of the limit.” — MC Hammer

“Only from the heart can you touch the sky.” – Rumi

“In the sky an infinitude of hope, a canvas of glory—all possibilities mine.” – Terri Guillemets

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

“Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars and the sun.” – John Lennon

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“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” ― Pema Chödrön

“The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay

“Moment the sky embraces the earth is called a rainbow.”― Corina Abdulahm Negura

“Mind is the second sky on earth, full of mysteries!”― Mehmet Murat ildan

“To touch the sky, you just have to get that little bit closer.”― Anthony T. Hincks

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“The sky wraps us in a chilled blanket of milky stars.”― Charlotte Menke

“The morning sky is a thought of the stars.”― Will Advise

“Those playful fancies of the mighty sky.” – Albert Smith

“If the skies fall, one may hope to catch larks.” – Francois Rabelais

“Darkly, deeply, beautifully blue – the sky.”― George Byron Gordon

“The sky is full of tokens which speak to the intelligent.” – Hugh Miller

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare

“The sky is the ultimate art gallery just above us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.” –  Anton Chekhov

“Don’t need a magic carpet to soar or wings to fly. I simply close my eyes and place my soul against the sky.”― Melody Lee

“Aim for the sky, but move slowly, enjoying every step along the way. It is all those little steps, that makes the journey complete.” — Chanda Kochhar

“You can never have too much sky. You can fall asleep and wake up drunk on sky, and sky can keep you safe when you are sad.”― Cisneros Sandra

“The sky of the color of ashes in the east and embers in the west.”― Stephen King

“The future is in the skies.”― Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

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“The sky is a canvas, so paint your own life.”― Jada Berglund

“It’s the kind of kiss that inspires stars to climb into the sky and light up the world.”– Tahereh Mafi

“For one minute, walk outside, stand there, in silence, look up at the sky, and contemplate how amazing life is.” – Rhonda Byrne

“And they were canopied by the blue sky, so cloudless, clear, and purely beautiful, that God alone was to be seen in Heaven.” – Lord Byron

“Nothing but blue skies from now on.” – Irving Berlin

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“Day holds the sky with big blue arms Until the sun sends her off into evening With a grateful blaze of vibrant colors.” – Terri Guillemets

“I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.” – E. E. Cummings

“Even behind prison walls I can see the heavy clouds and the blue sky over the horizon.” – Nelson Mandela

“My experiences remind me that it’s those black clouds that make the blue skies even more beautiful.” – Kelly Clarkson

“The blue of the sky is one of the most special colors in the world, because the color is deep but see-through both at the same time.”― Cynthia Kadohata

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“The soft blue sky did never melt Into his heart; he never felt The witchery of the soft blue sky!” – William Wordsworth

“What, then, is this blue sky, which certainly does exist, and which veils from us the stars during the day?” – Camille Flammarion

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

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

“Even when the sky is filled with clouds, the sun still shines above.” — Janet Donaghy

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“We have chased away the clouds, the sky is all ‘rose.’” – Francois Hollande

“Every cloud comes adrifting across the sky to tell us its story!”― Avijeet Das

“We touch the sky, not to soar above the clouds, but to show respect to the earth beneath our feet.”― Anthony T. Hincks

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

“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

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

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock

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

Night Sky Quotes

“There was always something new to be seen in the unchanging night sky.” – Fritz Leiber

“No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.” – Llewelyn Powys

“The night sky is a miracle of infinitude.” – Terri Guillemets

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“Life is the night sky, all the dots of stars are happiness.”― Richard L. Ratliff

“At night the sky is pure astronomy.”― Nicole Krauss

“Hopes, wants and wishes, all cast across the night sky with my heart in tow.”― Jay Long

“The night sky is a dignified black princess freckled with the stars. Get lost in her beauty to find it in your darkness.”– Curtis Tyrone Jones

“When someone mentions the gracefulness of the night sky, climb up on the roof and dance and say, like this?”– Rumi

“Sometimes in my tent, late at night, I think I can hear the stars scraping against the sky.”– Rick Yancey

“Those who first invented and then named the constellations were storytellers. What it changed was the way people read the night sky.” – John Berger

“The night sky in the forest is a dilating blackness.” – Gwen Calvo

“These are what flowers look like when they stare up in awe at the night sky.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand.” – Frederic Lawrence Knowles

“The sky grew darker, painted blue on blue, one stroke at a time, into deeper and deeper shades of night.” – Haruki Murakami

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“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.

“A sky as pure as water bathed the stars and brought them out.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh

“The sky was so thick with stars it was as if he could reach out and brush them with his hand.”― Justin Cronin

“Sky is proud of its bright stars; earth is proud of its bright minds!”― Mehmet Murat ildan

“We are made out of stars… you and I.” – Gregory David Roberts

“The sky was clear — remarkably clear — and the twinkling of all the stars seemed to be but throbs of one body, timed by a common pulse.” – Thomas Hardy

“The stars, which stand as thick as dewdrops on the fields of heaven.” – Philip James Bailey

“I am a child of the Moon being raised by the Sun in a world walked by stars and a sky drawn with flowers.” – Zara Ventris         

A large moon with a evening sky quotes by Zara Ventris on top

“Imagine how many glorious winters and springs the stars from their celestial perches have seen.” – Terri Guillemets

“Stars in the sky will always glitter if we are not blinded by the erosion of our emotions, or hampered by our lack of interest and awareness.”― Erik Pevernagie

“You are as beautiful as sky, as soft as moon, as shiny as stars and as angry as sun.”― M.F. Moonzajer

“The sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches.” – Vera Nazarian

“When the sky turns pink, it’s time for a drink.”

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“Sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches. Cool to warm. So is the progression from childhood to old age.” ― Vera Nazarian

“Saw the sun rise. A lovely apricot sky with flames in it and then solemn pink. Heavens, how beautiful…I feel so full of love to-day after having seen the sun rise.” ― Katherine Mansfield

“The block of sky in our twin high windows became a nectarine, amber and rose pink, and we lay in silence as white sunlight broke.” ― Aspen Matis

“Nature bestows its majestic charm on us when the sky turns pink.” – Lone Wolf

“Think of me when the sky is pink.” – Bharti Odedra

“The reflection of the pink skies seen through your eyes is even more beautiful than the lovely paradise.” – Shalini

“It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.” – John Ruskin

“Do you see how the sky holds the sun? In a powerful but effortless way that shows off her beauty and strength? That’s how a King holds his Queen.”― J.A. ANUM

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

“To fly up to the sky and watch the earth is beautiful; to fly down to the earth and watch the sky is even more beautiful!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary.” – Alfred Kreymborg

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“A beautiful poem is like a beautiful sky and a beautiful sky is like a beautiful poem!”― Mehmet Murat ildan

“The sky was a sparkling succession of black diamonds on black velvet made crystal clear by the blackout.”― Sara Sheridan

Cloudy Skies Quotes

“Don’t forget, beautiful sunsets, need cloudy skies.” — Paulo Coelho

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

“The sun always shines above the clouds.” – Paul F. Davis

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

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


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

“If clouds are blocking the sun, there will always be a silver lining that reminds me to keep on trying.” – Matthew Quick

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

“The fading blue of yesterday’s sky is reminding of the hopeless love I told the moon about you.”― Laura Chouette

Inspirational Quotes for the Sky

“Did you know, I’m still in love with this blue sky until forever and ever, eternally.” – Mika

“I love the sea’s sounds and the way it reflects the sky.” – John Dyer

“I love watching the sunrise and sunset and the sky, the birds.” – Manisha Koirala

Pink sunset

“I see the same sky above me, the same stars and moon, but nothing will ever be the same for me, because I love you.” – D.F. Jones

“Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, ‘you owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like that! It lights up the whole sky.”

“If I were rain, that joins sky and earth that otherwise never touch, could I join two hearts as well?” – Tite Kubo

“Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Smell the sea and feel the sky, Let your soul and spirit fly.” – Van Morrison

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“Meet me where the sky touches the sea. Wait for me where the world begins.” – Jennifer Donnelly

“There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.” ― Victor Hugo

“Let the blue of the sky and ocean take your blue away when you feel blue.”― Munia Khan

“I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.” –  John Masefield

“At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space.” – Natalie Wood

“See the line where the sky meets the sea? It calls me. And no one knows, how far it goes.” – Moana, “How Far I’ll Go”

“The sea appears all golden. Beneath the sun-lit sky.” – Heinrich Heine

“Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.” –  A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“Look, up at the sky. There is a light, a beauty up there, that no shadow can touch.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

Pink clouds with a look into the sky quotes by Tolkien

“No matter how tough my life was, I was always looking up at the sky and wishing for good things.” – Mahira Khan

“Looking up into the night sky is looking into infinity — distance is incomprehensible and therefore meaningless.” – Douglas Adams

“The sky is an infinite movie to me. I never get tired of looking at what’s happening up there.” – K. D. Lang

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“I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.” – Gustave Flaubert

“Look at your feet. You are standing in the sky. When we think of the sky, we tend to look up, but the sky actually begins at the earth.” – Diane Ackerman

“And in the morning when the sunrise. Look in the water, see the blue sky. As if heaven has been laid there at our feet.” – Conor Oberst

“Looking through the ruby glass one cannot see the true colour of the sky.”― Lara Biyuts

“The sky is honestly the limit, so I’m excited to see what the future holds.” – Carmella

“Unclose your mind. You are not a prisoner. You are a bird in flight, searching the skies for dreams.” –  Haruki Murakami

“The sky is the source of light in nature – and governs everything.” – John Constable

“The sky and the strong wind have moved the spirit inside me till I am carried away trembling with joy.” – Uvavnuk

“The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.” –  Frank McCourt

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“Our aim may be as high as the endless sky, but we should have a resolve in our minds to walk ahead, hand-in-hand, for victory will be ours.” –  Atal Bihari Vajpayee

“Our mind is a limitless sky and we can only be an albatross flying in the vast expanse to occasionally discover the joys of sublimity!”― Avijeet Das

“Stars are empty places in the sky until you make them a home for your dreams.”― Laura Chouette

“I’m chasing my dreams straight to the top – into a sky that has no limits.” – Robert M. Hensel

“Talent never guarantees the success, its the art of success which can leads you to the sky”― Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed

“We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.” – Konrad Adenauer

“At least we are under the same sky, you and I.” – Ranata Suzuki

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“Like the sun and the moon, we were always meant to be in the same sky.” – Stephanie Dray

“Under the same sky we gazed at I still carry a heart full of feelings for you.” – P.N.

“When the night wind starts to sing a lonesome lullaby, it helps to think we’re sleeping underneath the same big sky.” – Linda Ronstadt

“We’re all under the same sky and walk the same earth; we’re alive together during the same moment.” – Maxine Hong Kingston

“I will learn to love the skies I am under.” – Mumford and Sons

“My only hope for survival lies in the knowledge that you are somewhere in this world, under the same sky, the same sun, the same stars.” – Amy A. Bartol

“Even when someone is miles away, always remember that we are under the same sky, looking at the same sun, moon, and stars.”

“I don’t cry because we’ve been separated by distance, and for a matter of years. Why? Because for as long as we share the same sky and breathe the same air, we’re still together.” – Donna Lynn Hope

rk at all. It was shot with crimson, like a splash of blood.” ― Daphne DuMaurier

“Imagine there’s no heaven, it’s easy if you try. No hell below us, above us only sky. Imagine all the people living for today…” – John Lennon

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“I would rather have sunshine and wind and sky adorn my head than a handsome bonnet.”― Julianne Donaldson

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

“If someone asked you what color the sky is, what would you say?”― Shey Stahl

So that’s it for our list! We hope you found what you were looking for among this extensive list of quotes and sayings.

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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.

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