The Beauty of a Sunset: Photographic and Quotable Journey

“Dusk is just an illusion because the sun is either above the horizon or below it. And that means that day and night are linked in a way that few things are there cannot be one without the other yet they cannot exist at the same time. How would it feel I remember wondering to be always together yet forever apart?” – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook


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

“Sunsets are my favorite thing in the whole wide world.” – Kylie Jenner

“The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color — oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples…” – Anna Godbersen, The Luxe

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


“Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgandy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries.” – Jack Kerouac, On the Road

“Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under!” – C. Joybell C.

“I believe in evolution. But I also believe, when I hike the Grand Canyon and see it at sunset, that the hand of God is there also.” – John McCain


“I want to wrestle in the fresh cut grass at sunset until our giggles collapse into a laughing pile of carefree yesterdays.” – Unknown

“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 paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches. Cool to warm. So is the progression from childhood to old age.” – Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

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


“Tonight the sun has died like an Emperor … great scarlet arcs of silk … saffron … green … crimson … and the blaze of Venus to remind one of the absolute and the infinite … and along the lower rim of beauty lay the hard harsh line of the hills …” – John Coldstream

“Cherish the moment of togetherness, because the sun will fall beneath the ocean, creating a sunset, and the moment might be gone too soon.” – Unknown


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

“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton


“How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.” – George MacDonald

“In a blade of grass, in every dew drop, in the mists of the mountains, in the fathomless bottom of the oceans, in the chirp of the birds, in the colours of the sunset, in the laughter of a child you witness the glory of God.” – Sunita Sharma

“Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.” Ann Landers


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