Sunshine quotes are used to express love, friendship and happiness in life. So today, I will be spreading sunshine with you (my readers) through this post with the most carefully selected list of inspirational sunshine quotes that truly points out you are my sunshine.

When everything seems to be moving according to plans, you could be overwhelmed with the whole stuff and trying to figure out the right words to express how excited you are, can be daunting. Although this might not always be the case because life is filled with unimaginable ups and downs but even at your darkest moments, quotes about sunshine will always serve as a strong beam of light to brighten and put a smile on your face.

Inspiring positive sun quotes

The following sunshine quotes will unveil the beauty of the sun, they are part of the most uplifting quotes and sayings from nature about life. Feel free to decorate and add meaning to your Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram, with these beautiful, sweet and deep quotes about sunshine.

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.

William Arthur Ward

A flower needs sunlight to grow and develop. Learning is like sunshine to us, helping us grow and develop.

Catherine Pulsifer, Are You Learning

A good laugh is sunshine in the house.

William M. Thackeray

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.

Anne Bronte

A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Young people should know that it can be cultivated; that the mind like the body can be moved from the shade into sunshine.

Andrew Carnegie

And may sunshine and happiness / Surround you when you’re far from home.

Rod Stewart

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.


Before you let the sun in, mind it wipes its shoes.

Dylan Thomas

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.

Thomas Jefferson

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.

William Arthur Ward

Country songs tell you that life and love have a fickle sense of humor and drama, yet life is neutral; it provides us with sunshine and rain.

Linda Drevenstedt, Life Path by Design

Daylight follows a dark night.


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

Eberhard Arnold

Even when it’s raining, the sunshine is still there.

Clare Josa

Every day is a good day to be alive, whether the sun’s shining or not.

Marty Robbins

Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine.

Ruth Fulton Benedict

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

He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade.

Samuel Johnson

Health and good humor are to the human body like sunshine to vegetation.

Jean B. Massillon

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!

John Muir

If there is nothing new under the sun, at least the sun itself is always new, always re-creating itself out of its own inexhaustible fire.

Michael Sims

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.

Morris West

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

Frank Lane

If your life is constantly full of sunshine where each day is transformed into beauty and each worldly gift is yours to use, then you are one of a few.

Byron Pulsifer

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

Sir Francis Bacon

Inspiration comes in ordinary packages, from the glimmer of sunlight through a forest of shadows to the innocence of a child’s smile.

Emilee Day

It is eternity now. I am in the midst of it. It is about me and the sunshine.

Richard Jefferies

It is the artist’s business to create sunshine when the sun fails.

Romain Rolland

Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.

Helen Keller

Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air’s salubrity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Marriages are like the weather, some rainy, some storms but mostly sunny days.

Catherine Pulsifer

May sunshine surround you each new day. And may smiles and love never be far away.

Catherine Pulsifer

May you always walk in sunshine. May you never want for more.

Irish Blessing

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in one’s own sunshine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

My sun sets to rise again.

Robert Browning

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

Maya Angelou

Not in sorrow freely is never to open the bosom to the sweets of the sunshine.

William Gilmore Simms

Personal prayer, it seems to me, is one of the simplest necessities of life, as basic to the individual as sunshine, food and water -and at times, of course, more so. By prayer I mean an effort to get in touch with the Infinite.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Sending you a day full of sunshine, a heaven filled with rainbows, and a pocket full of dreams. May the future ahead of you be as wonderful as you are.

Judith Wibberley

Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.

Walt Whitman

Sunshine all the time makes a desert.

Arabian Proverb

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

Jimmie Davis

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.

John Ruskin

Sunshine is my quest.

Winston Churchill

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

Terri Guillemets

The children bring us laughter, and the children bring us tears; they string our joys, like jewels bright, upon the thread of years; they bring the bitterest cares we know, their mothers’ sharpest pain, then smile our world to loveliness, like sunshine after rain.

Edgar A Guest, The Children

The sun always shines above the clouds.

Paul F. Davis

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

Anthony Liccione

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

Henry Ward Beecher

The sun is new each day.


The sun lay like a friendly arm across her shoulder.

Margorie Kinnan Rawlings

The sun shines on everybody. You’ve got to keep believing.

Dontrelle Willis

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

The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday’s sneer and yesterday’s frown can never come over again.

Charles Kingsley

There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment.

Orison Swett Marden

There is nothing more beautiful than a rainbow but it takes both rain and sunshine to make a rainbow.

Author Unknown, Life Like A Rainbow

Think about sunshine – what daily radiance is showered upon you through it, what immense golden goodness. Every single day, over so much of the planet.

John Eldredge

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.

James Matthew Barrie

To say good morning, is a hope for a new sunshine in a cloudy winter.

Nabil Toussi

Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

Maori Proverb

We need the storms, the overcast days to help us appreciate the sunny days. If it was sunny every day then we would start taking it for granted. Catherine Pulsifer, How Long Does Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We never grow without the sunshine of warmth, positive thoughts, guidance from those who care and help us to meet challenges head on, from the rain that must fall so we know how to deal with adversity and failure, and from learning to give back just as much as we receive.

Byron Pulsifer, The Greatness of a Tree

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

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

Wilma Rudolph

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

Anthony J. D’Angelo

You see but your shadow when you turn your back to the sun.

Kahlil Gibran

Your thoughts and your perception of the world influences all that you do, and all that you are, and all that you can be. If you see the sunshine, feel the sunshine then you feel good. But if your focus is only on the clouds and the dark sky then you may find yourself a bit gloomy.

Catherine Pulsifer

You’ve got to get out and pray to the sky to appreciate the sunshine; otherwise you’re just a lizard standing there with the sun shining on you.

Ken Kesey

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