Short Inspirational Quotes

Warm and Heartening 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…

Short and Motivating Sunlight Quotes

Albus Dumbledore quote about light

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“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’


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

― Anthony T. Hincks


“Every morning, the rising sun invites and inspires us to begin again.”

― Debasish Mridha


“Even the sun directs our gaze away from itself and to the life illumined by it.”

― Eberhard Arnold
‘Salt and Light: Talks and Writings on the Sermon on the Mount’


sun in cloudy sky

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

― Anthony T. Hincks


Sunset and ocean

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“The night is also a sun.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche


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

― Helen Keller


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

— Samuel Smiles


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

— Henry Ward Beecher


“How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!”

― John Muir


“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)


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

― Anthony T. Hincks


“The glorious lamp of heaven, the radiant sun, Is Nature’s eye.”

― John Dryden


“The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun.”

― Robert Herrick


“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


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

— Jeanne Moreau


“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 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


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

— The Beatles,
‘Here Comes the Sun’


Deep and Meaningful Sunshine Quotes

sunshine and waves

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“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’


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

― Richard L. Ratliff


“In the center of all rests the Sun.
For who would place this lamp of a very beautiful temple in another or better place than this
from which it can illuminate everything at the same time.”

― Copernicus (1473-1543)


“Just imagine becoming the way you used to be as a very young child, before you understood the meaning of any word, before opinions took over your mind.
The real you is loving, joyful, and free. The real you is just like a flower, just like the wind, just like the ocean, just like the sun.”

― Don Miguel Ruiz


“I am awake, I see the sun.
I am going to give my gratitude to the sun and to everything and everyone because I am still alive.
One more day to be myself.”

― Miguel Ruiz
‘The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom’


“An occultation of Venus is not half so difficult as an eclipse of the sun,
but because it comes seldom the world thinks it’s a grand thing.”

― More Maxims of Mark Twain (1927)


“Doubt thou the stars are fire;
Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar;
But never doubt I love.”

― William Shakespeare, ‘Hamlet’


“Let the universe know that you came here to dance with the rising sun
and to sing a song of love with the setting sun.”

― Debasish Mridha

8 Comments

  • 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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