Sunset Over the Corn Field (Jack Goodson, Progressive Farmer Archives, 1966)

Cornerstones highlights thought-provoking quotations from notable folks.

Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every sunset is also a sunrise. It all depends on where you stand.
Karl Schmidt

Call for the grandest of all earthly spectacles, what is that? It is the sun going to his rest.
Thomas de Quincey

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD'S name is to be praised.
Psalms 113:3 (KJV)

Softly the evening came with the sunset.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There is nothing more musical than a sunset.
Claude Debussy

Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting.
Richard Paul Evans

No sun outlasts its sunset but will rise again and bring the dawn.
Maya Angelou

Really appreciate the sunset as you're driving home, cursing all the terrible drivers on the road. Be where you are, when you're there, rather than out there in the future, or back there in the past.
Valerie Harper

Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them .
Luke 4:40 (KJV)

There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them.
Jo Walton

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.
Rabindranath Tagore

Her heart was made of liquid sunsets.
Virginia Woolf

It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.
Bern Williams

Sunsets in themselves are generally superior to sunrises, but with the sunset, we appreciate images drawn from departed peace and faded glory.
George Stillman Hillard

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

Don't forget -- beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.
Paulo Coelho

The sunsets are mad orange fools raging in the gloom.
Jack Kerouac

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 R. Rogers

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

There is never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same.
Carlos Santana

The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.
Stephen King


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