The Sun Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old the sun quotes, the sun sayings, and the sun proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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

Wilma Rudolph

The sun is new each day.     


The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.     

Galileo Galilei

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

Helen Keller

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

Steve Martin

The sun is the most important thing in everybody's life, whether you're a plant, an animal or a fish, and we take it for granted.

Danny Boyle

If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.

Frank Lane

Sunshine is a welcome thing. It brings a lot of brightness.     

Jimmie Davis

Some sunshine is good for the soul, but I always make sure I wear a big hat.

Miranda Kerr

That the sun will not rise tomorrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise.     

David Hume

There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.     

Annie Dillard

The terrible thing about sunlight is it shows the dirt.

Brigid Berlin

To the best of our knowledge, our Sun is the only star proven to grow vegetables.     

Philip Scherrer

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.

Maori Proverb

When sun shines, it not only brightens our day; it enlightens us, our soul, cleansing it of the gloominess that the night's darkness had brought in.     

Tista Ray

The Sun can be your greatest gloom, or your greatest comforter, depending on how you view its shine.

Anthony Liccione

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

Eberhard Arnold

Sunshine is my quest.

Winston Churchill

Sunshine is Nature's hug and spirit breath to the earth.

Terri Guillemets

It's a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It's an interesting place to be. I recommend it.     

Neil Armstrong

Sunlight is like the breath of life to the pomp of autumn.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

We must not fear daylight just because it almost always illuminates a miserable world.     

Rene Magritte

Daylight follows a dark night.     


Daylight reveals color; artificial light drains it.     

Helena Rubinstein

Sunshine all the time makes a desert.

Arab Proverb

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow them.     

Louisa May Alcott

The sun lay like a friendly arm across her shoulder.

Margorie Kinnan Rawlings

The sun is but a morning star.

Henry David Thoreau

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.

Christopher Columbus

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.

Sir Francis Bacon