Sunshine Sayings and Quotes

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.
Henry Ward Beecher

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

Don’t let the shadows of yesterday spoil the sunshine of tomorrow. Live for today.
Nandina Morris

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
Anthony J. D’Angelo

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

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

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

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Joseph Addison

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

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

A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
William Makepeace Thackeray

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

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

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

Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.
Walt Whitman

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.
Friedrich Max Muller

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

Sunshine cannot bleach the snow, Nor time unmake what poets know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
William Shakespeare

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
Luther Burbank

Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man’s eyes.

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

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

Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.
Robert Green Ingersoll

The sun lay like a friendly arm across her shoulder.
Margorie Kinnan Rawlings

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

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
John Christian Bovee

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

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

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

Far away there in the sunshine are my brightest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcot

Just living is not must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Anderson

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Walt Whitman

A compliment is verbal sunshine.
Robert Orben

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.
William Arthur Ward

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air of your imagination.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
David Viscott

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

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage, you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

His heart was like a sensitive plant, that opens for a moment in the sunshine, but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger, or the lightest breath of wind.
Anne Bronte

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

We have been friends together in sunshine and in shade.
Caroline Norton

A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
Roald Dahl

If you sit down at set of sun And count the acts that you have done, And counting find One self-denying deed, one word That eased the heart of him who heard One glance most kind That fell like sunshine where it went- Then you may count that day well spent.
George Eliot

Intellectual liberty is the air of the soul, the sunshine of the mind, and without it, the world is a prison, the universe a dungeon.
Robert Green Ingersoll

As you cannot have a sweet and wholesome abode unless you admit the air and sunshine freely into your rooms, so a strong body and a bright, happy, or serene countenance can only result from the free admittance into the mind of thoughts of joy and goodwill and serenity.
James Allen, “As A Man Thinketh”

Love at the lips was touchAs sweet as I could bear.
Yolanda King

Strive to have sunshine in our hearts each day. It will greatly improve our outlook.
Tom Baker aka The Pondering Man

Like a plant that starts up in showers and sunshine and does not know which has best helped it to grow, it is difficult to say whether the hard things or the pleasant things did me the most good.
Lucy Larcom