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Keep it Simple with the 160 Best Short Sunset Quotes for the End of the Day


A beautiful sunset just cries out for a short, clever quote to describe how you’re feeling. Which is why we’ve gathered all the best short sunset quotes for Instagram and short sayings for your next post.

Now go ahead and browse through to find your favorite.

Best Sunset Quotes for Instagram

“Twilight fell: The sky turned to a light, dusky purple littered with tiny silver stars.” – J.K. Rowling

“Sunset is the start of something beautiful: the night.” – Juansen Dizon

“No sun outlasts its sunset, but will rise again and bring the dawn.” –Maya Angelou

“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.” – George R. R. Martin

“Not everyone has to ride off into the sunset with a man. Some of us just want a tan.” — Mandy Hale

“People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be.” – Carl R. Rogers

“You were right about the stars, each one is a setting sun.”― Jeff Tweedy

“A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.” – Claude Debussy

“With every sunset a new hope is born, and an old expectation dies.” – Noor Unnahar

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea.” – Jennifer Donnelly

Ocean with short sunset quotes for Instagram

“May every sunrise hold more promise and every sunset hold more peace…”― Umair Siddiqui

“A day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered.” – Nicholas Sparks

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

“Sunset is the opening music of the night.”― Mehmet Murat ildan

“I feel blindfolded at sunset.”― Jennifer Elisabeth

“We can always be chasing the sun.” — Sara Bareilles

“Let the sea breeze blow your hair, let the sunset bring tranquillity to your heart.” – Somya Kedia

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

“The biggest cliché in photography is sunrise and sunset.” – Catherine Opie

“The sky broke like an egg into full sunset, and the water caught fire.” – Pamela Hansford Johnson

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“Enjoy the beauty of a sunset and enjoy nature’s farewell kiss for the night” – Sharon Rene

“They sipped until the sun, as golden as syrupy as the bourbon, slipped into the sea.”― Delia Owens

“May I never miss a sunset or rainbow because I am looking down.”

“It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-pained by a graffiti artist.” – Mia Kirshner

“A sunset is the sun’s fiery kiss to the night.” – Crystal Woods

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

“If I could lick the sunset, I’ll bet it would taste like Neapolitan ice cream.” – Jarod Kintz

“When the sun goes down and the band won’t play, I will always remember us this way.” – Lady Gaga

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

“A great sunset is like well-controlled arson.” – Dean Johnston

“In that dilated moment after sunset when the sky holds all the light.” –David Wroblewski

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

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“Sunset is the opening music of the night.” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“To me, everything is beautiful. Show me a pink sunset, and I’m limp, by God.” – J.D. Salinger

“Just don’t forget that some of us watch the sunset too.”― S.E. Hinton

“The sun was a fiery furnace of gold.”― Rehan Khan

“There is nothing more musical than a sunset.” – Claude Debussy

“There’s nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.” – Rachel Boston

“Enjoy the beauty of a sunset nature’s farewell kiss for the night.” – Sharon Rene

“They ran to the museums for paintings. I ran to the roof for sunsets.”― Darnell Lamont Walker

“Sunsets in themselves are generally superior to sunrises.” –  George Stillman Hillard

“The redness had seeped from the day and night was arranging herself around us.” – Sue Monk Kidd

“To watch a sunset is to connect with the Divine.” – Gina De Gorna

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“The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color.” – Anna Godbersen

“Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.” – Richie

“You see, one loves the sunset when one is so sad.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Sunset is a moment where all emotions are experienced.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies” – Paulo Coelho

“I’ve got sunsets on the insides of my eyelids.”― Pete Wentz

“The most beautiful sunset is when you have it with your beloved one.”― Galina Nelson

“Clouds come floating into my life to add color to my sunset sky.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

“The horizon changes but the sun does not.” – Joyce Rachelle

“The more clouds you have in your sky, the more colorful sunset it will be.” ― Sajal Sazzad

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

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“Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall.” – Sharon Draper

“Sometimes the sunset is so beautiful, I think it might be the very last one.”― Nitya Prakash

“Whenever you want to see me, always look at the sunset; I will be there.” – Grace Ogot

“It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream” – Bernard Williams

“Foam is white and waves are grey; Beyond the sunset leads my way.” — J.R.R. Tolkien

“The sun ignites the clouds below it as if they, and the water, itself, were on fire.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“The sky was a bruised red shot with black, almost exactly the colors of a tattoo.”― Denis Johnson

“Sunsets can be appreciated in every corner of the earth.” – Kimmie Conner

“Watching them was like watching the sunset and the sunrise.”― Shannon A. Thompson

“Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.” –  Mattie Stepanek

“The sun has gone to bed and so must I.” – The Sound of Music

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“That was her magic – she could still see the sunset, even on the darkest days.” – Atticus

“Pour me a sunset, kill the night, and I promise to drink with you forever.” – William C. Hannan

“Every moment of life is unique-a kiss, a sunset, a dance, a joke.” – Stephen Nachmanovitch

“See the beauty of sunset to enjoy the passion of life.” – Debasish Mridha

“The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.” – Stephen King

“Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.” – Kristen Butler

“I want to see how sunset decorates your hair.” – Tyler Knott Gregson

“The sun loves the moon so much that he dies every night to let her breathe.” – Jeffrey Fry

“It’s not just a sunset; it’s a moonrise too.” – P. C. Cast

“Believe in yourself and you can change a sunset into a new dawn.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

“A sunset is the end of a day now passed.”― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“I can’t give you the sunset, but I can give you the night.”― Erin McCarthy

“Her heart was made of liquid sunsets.” – Virginia Woolf

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“I am very fond of sunsets. Come, let us go look at a sunset.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“The sun was now in its death throes, bruising the sky a coiling purpose and orange.” – Harlan Coben

“I travel to experience new places, new people, and new sunsets.” – Kimmie Conner

“Each sunset is the beginning of a very, very bright and powerful sunrise.” – Sri Chinmoy

“My soul is an empty carousel at sunset.” – Pablo Neruda.

“There are too many sunsets I haven’t seen.” – Sara Bareilles

“My joy is the golden sunset giving thanks for another day.” – Jonathan Lockwood

“Enjoy the beauty of a sunset nature’s farewell kiss for the night.” – Sharon Rene

“A hopeful, bright beginning, and a bloody, red sunset. Just like every day.” – Brandon Sanderson

“Watching the sun set is like watching a beautiful kid die for a good cause.”― Darnell Lamont Walker

“A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.” – Claude Debussy

“All I ever wanted was to dream another sunset with you.” — Mayday Parade

“For me, optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm.” – Krzysztof Kieslowski

“Sunsets are proof that endings can be beautiful too.” -Beau Taplin

“You want proof there’s a God? Look outside, watch a sunset.” – Frank E. Peretti

“Sunsets are my escape into the reality I want to continuously live.” – Rachel Roy

“I just need you and some sunsets” – Atticus

“Sunsets are like sunrises, but your hair looks better” – Dean Johnston

“Softly the evening came with the sunset.” – Henry Wadsworth woods

“There is never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same.” – Carlos Santana

“As angry as the sky looks, it’s still full of the colors of love.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“It is man’s consolation that the future is to be a sunrise instead of a sunset.” – Victor Hugo

“The sun is setting in a burnt orange sky.” – Laura Treacy Bentley

“To leave out beautiful sunsets is the secret of good taste.” ― Dejan Stojanovic

“Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.” – Dr. Seuss

“Bring me the sunset in a cup.” – Emily Dickinson

“A sunset will color your dreams.” – Anthony Hincks

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“The sunset glow of self-possession.” – Nicolas Chamfort

“The sunset like a blacksmith, was beating the sky into glowing red blades.” – Ali Shaw

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

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

“There can’t possibly be anything more beautiful than Seaside Beach at sunset.” ― Bryn McCarren

“Never go too long without watching a sunset.” – Atticus

“Sunsets are loved because they vanish.” – Ray Bradbury

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” – Charles A. Beard

“They sipped until the sun, as golden as syrupy as the bourbon, slipped into the sea.” – Delia Owens

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

“Today was about chasing sun-rays, beach waves, & sunsets.” – April Mae Monterrosa

“Every moment in life is unique. A kiss, a sunset, a dance, a joke.” – Stephen Nachmanovich

“Ripples of sunset dance towards our feet.”― Lili Wilkinson

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

“I’m a living sunset, lightning in my bones.” – Ben Harper

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

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

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

Short Sunset Sayings

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.

All you need is love and sunsets

When someone asks me what my favorite colors is, I should just say, ‘sunset.’

I sell my sunsets to write a better sunrise.

There’s nothing more magical than watching a sunset with a loved one.

I believe in the magic of watching a sunset with a loved one.

Race to the sunset? Bet I’ll beach you there.

The sun’s going down now, but my love for you burns brighter than ever.

All that beauty, but I can’t stop looking at you.

Ocean with funny sunset sayings

Sunsets are prettier whenever I’m with you.

The best things about beaches and sunsets are they are free to enjoy.

Enjoy every sunset. Look forward to every sunrise.

Dreams are made of sand and sunsets.

Red sky at night sailors delight; red sky in the morning sailors take warning.

Sunset beers, beach-side cheers & dreamy days.

Sun of a beach that’s a nice sunset!

Starry eyes and candy-colored skies.

I want to see a whole world of different color-soaked skies with you.

There is nothing more musical than a sunset at the beach.

If you can look at the sunset and smile, then you still have hope.

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A view of the ocean, mountains, and the sunset. But yet, he was still looking at me.

I thought that watching a sunset would help, but it left me more in the dark.

I want to see a whole world of different color-soaked skies with you.

Stop. Be still. And watch as the sunset paints the sky with its magic

I stayed up all night to see where the sun went. Then it dawned on me.

Can anything beat a sun-kissed ocean?

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them lead to magical sunsets at the beach.

All sunsets are beautiful when viewed with the love of your life

The sky’s putting on a show again

Am I dreaming? Or is the sun really setting fire to the sky right now?

I live for sunsets with you.

The sky’s putting on a show again.

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Someday, you will find the one who will watch every sunrise with you until the sunset of your life.

Cloudy days make gorgeous reds.

I love you to the sunset and back.

Peace is seeing the sunrise or a sunset and knowing who to thank.

Stop. Be still. And watch as the sunset paints the sky with its magic.

Sunset state of mind.

I tried to see the sunset but there was dusk in my eyes.

The beautiful affair of the sun, sky, and the sea brings a perfect moment of love, peace, and joy.

She was in love with the sunset. No one else ever even stood a chance.

Sunsets are just little glimpses of the golden streets of heaven.

So that is it for our list of Short Sunset 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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