Sun Quotes

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It is impossible to overlook the importance of the sun in our lives. It provides light to start the day. It provides heat to warm the globe. It provides energy to the flora of the world. Here are some interesting quotes about the sun from famous poets and writers.

"Just living is not enough, one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower." - The Complete Fairy Tales - Hans Christian Andersen


"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, Drink the wild air's salubrity:" - "Merlin's Song" - Ralph Waldo Emerson


"It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside." - Betsy-Tacy and Tib - Maud Hart Lovelace


"Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York; And all the clouds that lour'd upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried." - Richard III - William Shakespeare


"From the sun that 'round me roll'd In its autumn tint of gold."- "Alone" - Edgar Allan Poe


"The sun was a molten coin burning a circle in the low-hanging overcast, surrounded by a fairy-ring of moisture." - It - Stephen King


"Something always told me I wasn't no rich white woman." - A Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry


"If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle." - The Art of War - Sun Tzu


"Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt." - The Art of War - Sun Tzu


"In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity." - The Art of War - Sun Tzu


"The greatest victory is that which requires no battle." - The Art of War - Sun Tzu


"When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard." - The Art of War - Sun Tzu


"Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons. And they will follow you into the deepest valley." - The Art of War - Sun Tzu


"Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat." - Laura Ingalls Wilder


"As the sun nears the horizon, its benevolent yellow begins to deepen, to become infected, until it glares an angry inflamed orange. It throws a variegated glow over the horizon." - Salem's Lot - Stephen King


"Make hay while the sun shines." - Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes


"The Sun never repents of the good he does, nor does he ever demand a recompence." - Poor Richard's Almanac - Benjamin Franklin


"Thou sun, of this great world both eye and soul." - Paradise Lost - John Milton


"A new day will come. And when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer." - The Two Towers - J.R.R. Tolkien


"The sun is but a morning star." - Walden - Henry David Thoreau


"A day without sunshine is like, you know, night." - Steve Martin


"How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!" - The Mountains of California - John Muir


"One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls." - A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini


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