60 Beautiful Sunset Quotes and Sunset Captions For Instagram

If you’re after some beautiful and simple sunset captions for Instagram you’ve come to the right place. A beautiful quote about sunsets can make you feel relaxed, at peace, and at home right away. I frequently like to scour the internet for amazing sunset captions to go with some imagery.

After searching endlessly here are some of my favorite inspirational sunset quotes. I hope you enjoy these sunset captions as much as I do.

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Hope you enjoy this list of my favorite sunset quotes!

Sunset Quotes and Sunset Captions for Instagram

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“A beautiful sunset is your reward for surviving another day. Enjoy as many as you can.”

– Unknown


“The sunset is life’s way of saying “Good job, you survived today, here’s something pretty.”

– Unknown (this is easily one of my favorite sunset captions for Instagram)


“May there be just enough clouds in your life to create a glorious sunset.”

– Unknown


“Are you dreaming? Stop dreaming; come and watch the sunset, it is better than all the dreams!”

– Mehmet Murat ildan


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

– Debasish Mridha (This is easily one of my favorite sunset quotes)

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“If you see the sunset, does it have to mean something? If you hear the birds singing does it have to have a message?”

– Robert Wilson


“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


“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 (Another great sunset quote that never gets old!)


“People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, “Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner.” I don’t try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.”

– Carl Rogers


“My dream date would be a hike through the woods followed by an outdoor picnic followed by a glass of wine at sunset. Heaven!”

– Nina Agdal

If this isn’t one of the best sunset quotes about love I don’t know what is. Perfect first date idea anyone?


“Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.”

– John Lubbock


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

– Noor Unnahar (This is a great sunset Instagram caption great to use!)


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

– Unknown

If you’re looking for a romantic sunset quote, this one is it!


“One day, all your worries will set like the sun does and deserved happiness will come gushing like waves at the beach do. All you need to make sure is that your trips to beach never end.”

– Jasleen Kaur Gumber


“From sunrise to sunset to sunrise, there is a lifetime of beauty, charm and elegance.”

– Sandeep N. Tripathi


“There’s never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same.”

– Carlos Santana (This a great short sunset caption you can always use!)


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

– Mattie Stepanek (Another great sunset caption!)


“The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.”

– Pamela Hansford Johnson


“I think sunrises are rarer for me, but sunset is my favorite time of day.”

– Jon Foreman


“A sunset will color your dreams. And a sunrise will color your smile. It’s all God asks.”

– Anthony T. Hincks


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“Don’t forget: beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.”

– Paulo Coelho


“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Why sunset is more colorful than sunrise? It’s an irony of life saying, ‘sometimes, good things happen in goodbyes.”

– Unknown (this is one of my favorite captions about sunset)

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“Keep looking up! I learn from the past, dream about the future and look up. There’s nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.”

– Rachel Boston


“The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the color that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.”

– Ram Charan


“Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting.”

– Richard Paul Evans


“I like that time is marked by each sunrise and sunset whether or not you actually see it.”

– Catherine Opie


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

– Steve Maraboli (This is one of those perfect sunset love quotes I love!)


“When your world moves too fast and you lose yourself in the chaos, introduce yourself to each color of the sunset.”

– Christy Ann Martine


When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

― George R.R. Martin


“I am inspired by anything beautiful. Sometime it’s a pair of eyes or flowing gorgeous hair, other times it’s the sky or a sunset. I’ve been inspired by supple skin or the texture of a soft shirt.”

– Nadine Velazquez


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

― Rabindranath Tagore


“A sunset paints the sky as if there were no tomorrow.”

– Anthony T. Hincks

What a beautiful sunset quote to think about at the end of each passing day!


“If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord.”

– Nathan Phillips


“Sunset on the water ought to be a quiet and easy time, but I guess some people can’t stand a little silence.”

– Carl Hiaasen


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

– Jonathan Lockwood

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“Sunsets are just little glimpses of the Golden streets of Heaven.”

– Unknown


“Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.”

– Sharon Draper


“The most beautiful sunset is the one which suddenly appears in front of you while you are walking pensively!”

– Mehmet Murat ildan


“Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.”

– Sharon Draper


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“Beyond the sundown is tomorrow’s wisdom, today is going to be long, long ago.”

Thomas Hornsby Ferril


“Your eyes are blinded with your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset. “

– Jiddu Krishnamurti


“Allow failure to teach you a valuable lesson: Each sunset is the beginning of a very, very beautiful sunrise”

– Sri Chinmoy


“Keep looking up! I learn from the past, dream about the future and look up. There’s nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.”

– Rachel Boston


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

-Rabindranath Tagore


“Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-painted by a graffiti artist.”

― Mia Kirshner


“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


“The darkness that follows a sunset is never so dark that it can change the inevitability of a sunrise.”

– Craig D. Lounsbrough


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

– Unknown

If you’re looking for a short and sweet sunset caption this one is it! It’s funny how few words need to be said to convey a feeling.


“If a beautiful sunset is seen, how much more beautiful is WHAT is seeing it?”

– Michael Jeffreys


“If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, it adds 10 million to the box office.”

– George Lucas


“I always say that the times in my life when I’ve been happiest are the times when I’ve seen, like, a sunset.”

– Chris Evans


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“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


“The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the color that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.”

– Ram Charan


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

– Umair Siddiqui


“The sun rises, the sun falls, the wind blows and the birds sing no matter where you are. These are experiences that unite us all… something we can all enjoy together.”

– Melanie Charlene


“Sunsets are proof that endings can often be beautiful too.”

– Beau Taplin


“Sunset is a wonderful opportunity for us to appreciate all the great things the sun gives us!”

– Mehmet Murat ildan


“Sunset shows that LIFE is too beautiful to hold on to the past so Move on to the Present.”

― Jennifer Aquillo


“You know when one is that sad one can get to love the sunset.”

– Unknown


“Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.”

– Richie Norton

This is one of my favorite short sunset quotes out there. It’s true, at the end of the day it’s time to stop, relax, and reset.

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There you have it – our favorite sunset captions and sunset quotes to use for Instagram! Any quotes about sunsets you would add?

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Natasha is the co-founder of The World Pursuit. She is an expert in travel, budgeting, and finding unique experiences. She loves to be outside, hiking in the mountains, playing in the snow on her snowboard, and biking. She has been traveling for over 10 years experiencing unique cultures, new food, and meeting fantastic people. She strives to make travel planning and traveling easier for all. Her advice about international travel, outdoor sports, and African safari has been featured on Lonely Planet, Business Insider, and Reader’s Digest.

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