30 Perfect Sunset Quotes For Instagram Photos

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With summer winding down, it’s the perfect time to pay homage to the sunset. We have the perfect sunset quotes to sum up the beauty of the sunset, which you can use to gain the perfect aesthetic on your Instagram!

While we’ll still have golden mornings and watercolor evenings, we will miss the long, warm, sunsets of summer.

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Best Sunset Quotes

If you don’t already have the perfect picture of the sunset, this list gives you the perfect reason to go out and snap one!

Cuddle up on the porch or out back by the fire and take in nature’s most beautiful phenomenon. Bonus points if you have a nice glass of wine to enjoy with it!

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

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

3. “Softly the evening came with the sunset.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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

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

7. “There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them.” ― Jo Walton

8. “The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color — oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples...” ― Anna Godbersen

9. “Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.” — Richie Norton

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

11. “Sunsets we always liked because they only happen once and go away.” — Ray Bradbury

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

13. “There's never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same.” — Carlos Santana

14. “When I see a beautiful sunset, I worship the God of Nature.” —  Edna St. Vincent Millay

15. ”Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal.” ― Elbert Hubbard

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

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

18. ”You know, when one is that sad, one can get to love the sunset.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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

20. ”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 burgundy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries.” ― Jack Kerouac

21. “I like people who get excited about the change of seasons, the sound of the ocean, watching the sunset, the smell of rain and starry nights.” — Brooke Hampton

22. “I just need you and some sunsets” — Atticus

23. “It’s almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.” — Bern Williams

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

25. “Don’t waste sunset with people who will be gone by sunrise.” — Lucy Quin

26. “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

27. “Everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with beauty of sunset, with the quiet of nature, with a warm and cozy cottage.”  — Thomas Kincade

28. “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

29. “A sunset paints the sky as if there were no tomorrow.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

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

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Rachel Reed is a writer and editorial intern interested in news, culture, self, and relationships.