43 Sunrise Quotes That'll Inspire You to Take on the Day

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Start your day with some sunshine.

Brighten Your Day With These Sunrise Quotes

If there's one thing we are guaranteed each day, it's that the sun will rise. The sunrise is considered to be one of the greatest natural phenomenons by many. Since as long as humans have been on this Earth, there has always been somewhat of a fascination with it. It's no wonder many poets, artists, and musicians often allow the sunrise to be a muse for their creation.

There are many famous quotes about the sunrise for that reason. No matter where you are in the world, experiencing a sunrise is quite magical. But let's be honest, many of us are never awake early enough to watch the sun peek into the sky. That's why we're thankful for these 43 awe-inspiring quotes about the sunrise.

With every sunrise comes an entire day of new opportunity. Check out some of our favorite sunrise quotes to bring you the positive energy you didn't know you were missing. Mother Nature is powerful, and she sure is beautiful!

Inspiring Quotes About The Sunrise

  • "Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise." - George Washington Carver

  • "For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm. Or maybe into the sunrise – whatever appeals to you." - Krzysztof Kieslowski

  • "There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope." - Bernard Williams

  • "Every sunrise hold more promise, and every sunset hold more peace." - Anonymous

  • "What I know for sure is that every sunrise is like a new page, a chance to right ourselves and receive each day in all its glory. Each day is a wonder." - Oprah Winfrey

  • "There's always a story. It's all stories, really. The sun coming up every day is a story. Everything's got a story in it. Change the story, change the world." - Terry Pratchett

  • "My life isn't good or bad. It's an incredible series of emotional and mental extremes, with beautiful thunderstorms and stunning sunrises." - Jaeda DeWalt

  • "We need to be reminded sometimes that a sunrise last but a few minutes. But its beauty can burn in our hearts eternally." - R. A. Salvatore

  • "We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in the darkness." - Sapna Reddy

Beautiful Sunrise Quotes

  • "I like that time is marked by each sunrise and sunset whether or not you actually see it." - Catherine Opie

  • "Sunrise looks spectacular in the nature; sunrise looks spectacular in the photos; sunrise looks spectacular in our dreams; sunrise looks spectacular in the paintings, because it really is spectacular!" - Mehmet Murat ildan

  • "The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again." - Ram Charan

  • "Everything starts with a sunrise, but it's what we do before it sets that matters." - K. McGraw

  • "Believe in God like you believe in the sunrise. Not because you can see it, but because you can see all it touches." - C. S. Lewis

  • "I love that this morning's sunrise does not define itself by last night's sunset." - Steve Maraboli

  • "There is always a way and always hope in the next sunrise, and in the next second, and in the next minute." - Ziggy Marley

  • "Rest but never quit. Even the sun has a sinking spell each evening. But it always rises the next morning. At sunrise, every soul is born again." - Muhammad Ali

  • "There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them." - Jo Walton

Sunrise Quotes To Get Your Day Off To The Right Start

  • "There is, I have heard, a little thing called sunrise, in which the sun reverses the process we all viewed the night before. You might assume such a thing as mythical as those beasts that guard the corners of the earth, but I have it on the finest authority, and have, indeed, from time to time, regarded it with my own eyes." - Lauren Willig

  • "Surely solitude is the right state for the sunrise gazer." - W. L. Thomas

  • "Life. This morning the sun made me adore it. It had, behind the dripping pine trees, the oriental brightness, orange and crimson, of a living being, a rose and an apple, in the physical and ideal fusion of a true and daily paradise." - Juan Ramón Jiménez

  • "Wrapped within another's arms further intensifies the divine beauty of a sunrise..." - Virginia Alison

  • "Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one." - Vladimir Nabokov

  • "Each time I see a beautiful sunset or sunrise, I have to pinch myself because I can't believe that I'm awake and not dreaming." - Anthony T. Hincks

  • "At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear." - Norman Maclean

  • "The biggest cliché in photography is sunrise and sunset." - Catherine Opie

  • "Every sunrise is a blessing, it's a opportunity to learn something new and to create something that can benefit others. It also gives a chance to make amends. Use it wisely before sunset." - Euginia Herlihy

Sunrise Quotes To Keep You Motivated

  • "The darkness that follows a sunset is never so dark that it can change the inevitability of a sunrise." - Craig D. Lounsbrough

  • "O, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth." - Roman Payne

  • "When I think about that sunrise that I woke up to that morning, I just feel like I got as close to nowhere as I could get, and found out that it was more of a place than anywhere I've been in a long time." - Hank Green

  • "Every sunrise is a poem written on the earth with words of light, warmth, and love." - Debasish Mridha

  • "Every sunrise is an invitation for us to arise and brighten someone's day." - Jhiess Krieg

  • "Get outside. Watch the sunrise. Watch the sunset. How does that make you feel? Does it make you feel big or tiny? Because there's something good about feeling both." - Amy Grant

  • "Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them." - William Arthur Ward

  • "Sunrise looks spectacular in the nature; sunrise looks spectacular in the photos; sunrise looks spectacular in our dreams; sunrise looks spectacular in the paintings, because it really is spectacular!" - Mehmet Murat ildan

Sunrise Quotes To Warm Your Heart

  • "The secret to a good morning is to watch the sunrise with an open heart." - Anthony T. Hincks

  • "Every sunrise gives you a new beginning and a new ending. Let this morning be a new beginning to a better relationship and a new ending to the bad memories. It's an opportunity to enjoy life, breathe freely, think and love. Be grateful for this beautiful day." - Norton Juster

  • "There's never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same." - Carlos Santana

  • "I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written." - Juansen Dizon

  • "The sun ignites the clouds below it as if they, and the water, itself, were on fire." - Anthony T. Hincks

  • "A sunrise or sunset can be ablaze with brilliance and arouse all the passion, all the yearning, in the soul of the beholder." - Mary Balogh

  • "Your choice between sunrise or sunset depends on your attitude." - Ibn Jeem

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

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