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The 130 Best Short Sunrise Quotes for that Early Morning


Few things are as inspiring as an amazing sunrise, when it feels like you have the whole world to yourself. To share that feeling, we have collected all the best short sunrise quotes for Instagram and a few sayings for when someone else said it best first.

Now go ahead and browse through to find your favorite.

Best Sunrise Quotes for Instagram

“Get outside. Watch the sunrise.” — Amy Grant

“There’s always a story. It’s all stories, really. The sun coming up every day is a story.” ― Terry Pratchett

“O you, my happiness before sunrise! Day is coming: so let us part!” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Not everyone was privileged to see another sunrise like you did.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

“A night can never defeat the sunrise.” – Sumit Sharma

“Next time a sunrise steals your breath remain that way.” – Max Lucado

“A girl in love with sunsets. A man hell-bent on being her sunrise.” ― Nitya Prakash

“At sunrise, the blue sky paints herself with gold colors.” ― Debasish Mridha

“Nature unfolds her treasure at the first ray of sunrise.” ― Kishore Bansal

“Time is marked by each sunrise and sunset whether or not you actually see it.” ― Catherine Opie

“A sunrise is God’s way of saying, ‘Let’s start again.’” ― Todd Stocker

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“This morning the sun made me adore it.” ― Juan Ramón Jiménez

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

“Write before the sun comes up.” ― A.D. Posey

“The sun rises before I do, but I break even by retiring after it does.” – Jules Rena

“Standing in the river watching to sunrise and sunset is to know heavenly bliss.” – Anthony Rosario Wagner

“Make the sun jealous or stay in bed.” – Malak El Halabi

“True love is the tide that pulls out to sea, but always returns to kiss the shore at sunrise.” ― Shannon L. Alder

“The glowing winter sunrise slowly illuminates the coming day.” – Nadine Locke

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

“A sunrise or sunset can be ablaze with brilliance.” — Mary Balogh

“Sunrise is the reminder that we can start new beginning from anywhere.” ― Rupal Asodaria

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

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“To stand by the beds at sunrise and see the flowers awake is a heavenly delight.” – Celia Thaxter

“Every morning is a revolution against the darkness.” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan

“The charm of golden sunrise and sunset does not depend on you, it reflects on you” ― Val Uchendu

“We need to be reminded sometimes that a sunrise last but a few minutes.” – R. A. Salvatore

“Wake late, win late.” ― Amit Kalantri

“Let the beauty of sunrise keep your heart warm.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” — Maya Angelou

“I live in the shade created by the sunrise I am waiting for” ― Isbelle Razors

“My love, we can close our eyes but we cannot stop the sunrise.” ― Kamand Kojouri

“There is a moment in every dawn when light floats, there is the possibility of magic.”― Douglas Adams

“Sunrise looks spectacular in the nature, because it really is spectacular!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Everyday a million miracles begin at sunrise.” – Eric Jerome Dickey

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“Every sunrise is an invitation to brighten someone’s day.” – Jhiess Krieg

“Ah, good morning. Sunrise over the jungle. Magnificent.” – Nathan Juran

“If a fee were charged to see the sun rise, almost everybody would be up to watch it.” – Evan Esar

“Dance when the sun comes up.” ― A.D. Posey

“At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear.” ― Norman Maclean

“This morning I woke up before the alarm clock went off and the sky outside was a big red ocean.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

“How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” — John Muir

“Every sunrise is a poem written on the earth with words of light, warmth, and love.” ― Debasish Mridha

Eevery sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written.” ― Juansen Dizon

“It’s a new day. Yesterday’s failure is redeemed at the sunrise” ― Todd Stocker

“He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity’s sunrise.” – William Blake

“Don’t you feel you get value for your day if you’ve actually watched the sun rise?” ― AJ Vosse

“Seduce me at sunrise, dance with me barefoot in the dew on the grass.” ― Bodhi Smith

“Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” — William Arthur Ward

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“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free.” – Jo Walton

“With a bound, the sun of a molten fiery red came above the horizon.” ― Elizabeth Gaskell

“Storms probably exist only because after them we can have a sunrise.” – Tove Jansson

“Be the morning in everyone’s eyes and make their day turn into a thing of beauty.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

“Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.” – Vladimir Nabokov

“Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.” – George Washington Carver

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

“The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset.” – Ram Charan

“Climb up on some hill at sunrise.” – Robb Sagendorph

“Every sunrise gives you a new beginning and a new ending.” – Norton Juster

“There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.” – Bernard Williams

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

“Today, the sun will rise on all your doubts.” ― Marty Rubin

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“Sunrise offered a very beautiful spectacle.” – George Grey

“Delighting in God’s word while savoring a sunrise leaves time for miracles!” ― John M. Sheehan

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

“If you want to be reminded of the love of the Lord, just watch the sunrise.” ― Jeannette Walls

“Each day is born with a sunrise.” ― Suzy Kassem

“May every sunrise hold more promise and every sunset hold more peace.” – Umair Siddiqui

“How beautiful is the sunrise!” – James Yeames

“It turns out that what I really want is someone who will wake me up early so I don’t miss a sunrise.” ― Jenna Evans Welch

“For a girl with such a dark mind, you’re a little too in love with the sunrise.” ― Sherry Namdeo

“I love sunrises and sunsets.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“And it was sunrises that showed me that all it takes is patience to experience it all over again.” – A.J. Lawless

“The darkness is at its deepest just before the sunrise.” – Voltaire

Golden temples reflecting the setting sun and a golden hour quotes that reads the light is amber, the air still

“Is it the sun, cracked in two by the horizon like an egg, spilling out light?” ― Margaret Atwood

“It was harder to drown at sunrise than in darkness.” – Edith Wharton

“What I know for sure is that every sunrise is like a new page.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Oh, sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.” ― Roman Payne

“Sunrise doesn’t last all morning.” – George Harrison

“A thing of beauty is a joy ’till sunrise.” – Harvey Fierstein

“Just like the days, no two sunrises are ever the same.” ― Jonathan P Lamas

“Every sunrise is a blessing.” ― Euginia Herlihy

“Winter dawn is the color of metal, The trees stiffen into place like burnt nerves.” – Sylvia Plath

“We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in the darkness.” – Sapna Reddy

“Sunrise is starting to feel like a guilt trip.” ― Kris Kidd

“Saw the sun rise. A lovely apricot sky with flames in it and then solemn pink.” ― Katherine Mansfield

“The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere.” – John Muir

Early sun over white village with short sunrise quotes by Norman Maclean

“A faint blush below the horizon, as the first kiss from the Sun wakes the Earth from its slumber.” — Meeta Ahluwalia

“Not all the creatures will be excited by the sunrise.” ― Kamaran Ihsan Salih

“I love sunrises. They always signify something new and something beautiful.” ― Michelle N. Onuorah

“Wrapped within another’s arms further intensifies the divine beauty of a sunrise…” – Virginia Alison

“Saying good morning to the sun is my favorite was to start the day.”  – Tahnni Dupre

“The day will be what you make it, so rise, like the sun, and burn.” — William C. Hannan

“When the sun came up… I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.” — Tom Hanks

“Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise.” ― Fleetwood Mac

“When tomorrow broke, our hillside home filled up with honeyed light, a fish tank.” ― Aspen Matis

“There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it.” — Mindy Kaling

“Every sunrise begins with new eyes.” ― Richie Norton

“The secret to a good morning is to watch the sunrise with an open heart.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

“As I watched the sun began its daily routine, casting golden hue and illuminating cities, I wondered, what an exemplary way to start my daily routine.” – Val Uchendu

“Sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches.” ― Vera Nazarian

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Sunrise Captions, Golden Hour Quotes, Golden Hour Captions, Sun Quotes, Good Morning Love Quotes, Short Sunset Quotes and Sky Captions.

Short Sunrise Sayings

Let the sunrise in front of you and in you

May the sun shine not on you, but within you.

Here comes the sun!

Don’t waste sunsets with people who will be gone by sunrise.

Never saw a sunrise I didn’t like

Sometimes, it’s worth not pushing that snooze button

With each sunrise we start a new day

The sky was looking cute, so as a good friend, I snapped a pic of it.

Wake up for the sunrise, stay out for the moon

Mountains with sunrise sayings

Watch each sunrise with new eyes

Each new day, a gift to be opened, sunrise slowly unties it’s ribbon of hope.

Saying good morning to the sun

There’s no darkness in a beautiful sunrise

I will always be that girl who gets excited when the sky turns pretty colors.

The key is to enjoy every sunset, and look forward to every sunrise.

Watch more sunrises than Netflix

Wake up early to watch the sunrise

Reflecting on the sunrise

The sun and I decided to rise to the occasion

Waking up with the sun

Feeling sun kissed by the sunrise

Waiting for the sun

Don’t waste sunrises on people who will escape by dusk.

Sometimes, it’s worth not pushing that snooze button.

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She was a sunset type of girl, and he was a sunrise kind of guy. They lived on opposite ends of the day but together made up a whole sky.

A sunrise to remember

Cherish the times you can watch the sunrise, there’s only so many in a lifetime.

Falling for this sunrise

So that is it for our list of Short Sunrise Quotes and Sayings. We hope you found the perfect one!

Now go share your photo!

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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.

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