Sunset Quotes (49)

Quotes and citations about sunset


Instead of sailing off into the sunset, he hopes to sail into the next century.

By : Dave Anderson

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The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset.

By : Liberty Hyde Bailey

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Towards sunset we had cleared down to the level of the 12th step, which was sufficient to expose a large part of the upper portion of a plastered and sealed doorway.

By : Howard Carter

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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.

By : Gilbert K. Chesterton

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All architecture is great architecture after sunset

By : Gilbert K. Chesterton

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There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature.

By : Claude Debussy

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A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.

By : Claude Debussy

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For the first time, I lived alone... in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip. For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless.

By : Patty Duke

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I had hoped to let the one-half cent sales tax sunset this year, but we do not believe revenues will grow as fast as we hoped for the rest of the year.

By : Michael F. Easley

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The scattered tea goes with the leaves and every day a sunset dies.

By : William Faulkner

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When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.

By : Mohandas Gandhi

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I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets.

By : Hamlin Garland

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What description of clouds and sunsets was to the old novelist, description of scientific apparatus and methods is to the modern Scientific Detective writer.

By : Hugo Gernsback

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I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.

By : John Glenn

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I remarked constantly, just at sunset, in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly illuminated with a kind of mock sunset. This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded by another similar in character, but more faint.

By : George Grey

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Just as we could have rode into the sunset, along came the Internet, and it tripled the significance of the PC.

By : Andy Grove

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After you start learning all about the mechanics of piloting a riverboat, you stop seeing all the pretty sunsets and you start thinking about the weather.

By : John Hartford

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I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.

By : Dustin Hoffman

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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 to your goal.

By : Elbert Hubbard

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Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.

By : Langston Hughes

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

By : Pamela Hansford Johnson

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For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm. Or maybe into the sunrise - whatever appeals to you.

By : Krzysztof Kieslowski

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I was looking to show people I could act. I was looking for something that would take me away from the whole hunk riding off into the sunset thing that people wanted me to play after Brown Sugar.

By : Boris Kodjoe

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Every Friday I used to have about fifty, sixty kids who would wait for me on Sunset Boulevard and I'd take them all to dinner. All runaways.

By : Al Lewis

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

By : John Lubbock

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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.

By : George Lucas

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How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.

By : George MacDonald

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Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever.

By : Horace Mann

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Two golden hours somewhere between sunrise and sunset. Both are set with 60 diamond minutes. No reward is offered. They are gone forever.

By : Horace Mann

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A more complex - but only slightly more original - way to feel out of it is available at the hip and pretentious nightclubs and bars along the Sunset Strip.

By : Merrill Markoe

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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.

By : John McCain

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Actually, there was another band where we were three girls, around '84 when I met John Zorn, called Sunset Chorus. It was just bass and drums and guitar- we didn't make any records but we played a lot of different clubs in New York.

By : Ikue Mori

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There's an element of tongue-in-cheek in every one of our songs. Walking off into the sunset, holding hands, and being married forever was not exactly a brand new idea.

By : Peter Noone

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Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms. I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word.

By : Laurence Olivier

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It was a rich and gorgeous sunset - an American sunset

By : Francis Parkman

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Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.

By : Henry Rollins

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Know where to find the sunrise and sunset times and note how the sky looks at those times, at least once.

By : Marilyn vos Savant

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I remember being out here at the Sunset Marquis, and whoever knocked on the door, I would take that picture that I was writing and I would put that in the typewriter, so when I had the meeting, they would say: 'Oh, you're working on it right now?'

By : John Sayles

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You get in before sunrise and you get out after sunset and you go home, eat and collapse. While you're aware of the ratings, you aren't prepared for the response of the fans.

By : Parker Stevenson

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We moved leisurely towards Mount Foster, on the 22nd, and arrived opposite to it a little before sunset.

By : Charles Sturt

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