Short Inspirational Quotes

Top Quotes about the Sun

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The Sun

The Sun is the star, located in the center of our Solar System. It is a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma, with an internal convective motion that produces a magnetic field via a dynamo process. It is by far the most important source of energy for life on Earth.

How big is the Sun compared to Earth?

  • Diameter is about 1.39 million kilometers, i.e. 109 times bigger than our planet;
  • Mass is about 330,000 times that of Earth

Mysterious and enormous, the Sun attracts our attention and inspires us at the times, when we are looking for the light…

“Happiness can be found in the darkest of times,
if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

– Prof. Albus Dumbledore
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.”

― Helen Keller

“When the sun kisses the horizon,
that’s when you see the sky blush.”

― Anthony T. Hincks

“The sun shines upon good and bad alike.”

– Hans Christian Andersen, “A Picture from the Ramparts”

“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

“The Sun is just a lonely star. Whenever he comes out to see his friends, they all disappear.”

– Joseph Gordon-Levitt

“When the sun is shining I can do anything;
no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.”

–Wilma Rudolph

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.“

–Steve Martin

“The Sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it,
can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the Universe to do.”

— Galileo Galilei

“The light in space, when you’re in the sunlight,
is the brightest, whitest, purest I have ever experienced.”

– Michael Massimino

“That orbed continent the fire
That severs day from night.”

– William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

“O, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.”

― Roman Payne

“The sun,–the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man–burst upon the crowded city in clear and radiant glory. Through costly-coloured glass and paper-mended window, through cathedral dome and rotten crevice, it shed its equal ray.”

― Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

“Sunshine will guide your heart even on the most darkest of days.”

― Anthony T. Hincks

“The sun alone appears, by virtue of his dignity and power, suited for this motive duty (of moving the planets)
and worthy to become the home of God himself.”

— Johannes Kepler,
The Harmonies of the World, 1619.

“The face of the sun is not without expression,
but it tells us precious little of what is in its heart.”

— Armin J. Deutsch,
Scientific American magazine (November 1948)

“The morning sun is out and bright
Easing into all that was dark and blight
Forcing night sneak away without a fight”

― Richard L. Ratliff

“Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it,
casts the shadow of our burden behind us.”

– Samuel Smiles

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

– Jeanne Moreau

“The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers,
but for the wide world’s joy.”

– Henry Ward Beecher

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

― Anthony T. Hincks

“Here comes the sun, and I say
It’s all right.”

– The Beatles, “Here Comes the Sun”


  • You certainly put a fresh spin on something that has been discussed for ages! I like the comparison between the sun and the earth most, and of course, sunshine quote! Excellent stuff, just wonderful!

  • Through the SUN above we see our world shining bright as it rolls people slowly open there eyes but with some when the sun shines their Hearts are Bright, Through night we hold the one at our side but within our Hearts you and will always have our SUNS Heart..

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