Sunshine Quotes – For Energy, Enthusiasm & Happiness

These quotes are all about the sunshine. Because sunshine is often the best medicine.

Literally and figuratively.

What does it mean to ‘be the sunshine’?

The sunshine is a metaphor for happiness and positivity. It’s often used to describe someone who is always happy and brings joy to others.

Being the sunshine doesn’t just mean being happy all the time, though. It also means being a source of positivity and hope for others. When the world seems dark and cold, the sunshine is there to remind us that there is still beauty and goodness in the world.

No matter what life throws at us, we can always choose to be the sunshine.

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The Sunshine Quotes


“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” Walt Whitman

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“The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.” Norman Vincent Peale


“Look at the sunny side of everything.” Christian D. Larsen


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“Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow…” Louisa May Alcott


“Nobody needs a smile so much as the one who has none to give. So, get used to smiling heart-warming smiles, and you will spread sunshine in a sometimes-dreary world.” Lawrence G. Lovasik


Short Quotes About Sunshine


“Give me the splendid, silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling.” Walt Whitman


“Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.” Mario Fernandez


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


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


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


“Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” Hans Christian Andersen


“Life brings darkness so many times, and we feel down in this phase of darkness. But the true value of darkness only realizes when we face the darkness, until we look some sunshine within the darkness.” John Magoss


“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” Helen Keller


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


“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


“Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes, but don’t try selling sunshine and light – you’ll go broke.” Chuck Jones


“We must leave this terrifying place to-morrow and go searching for sunshine.” F. Scott Fitzgerald


“Friends are the sunshine of life.” John Hay


“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the mind.” Luther Burbank


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


“The morning is full of sunlight and hope.” Kate Chopin


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


“Laughter is magic that dispenses clouds and creates sunshine in the soul.” Richelle E. Goodrich


“Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.” Menachem Begin


“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


“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


“She was like the sun,

She knew her place in the world –

She would shine again regardless

of all the storms and changeable weather

She wouldn’t adjust her purpose

for things that pass.” Nikki Rowe


“Thunderstorms are as much our friends as the sunshine.” Criss Jami


Morning Sunshine Quotes


“The sun just touched the morning; the morning, happy thing, supposed that he had come to dwell, and life would be all spring.” Emily Dickinson


“The morning sun has a lesson to teach us—without judging, love everyone as he does.” Debasish Mridha


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“To say goodbye, is to die a little. To say good morning, is a hope for a new sunshine in a cloudy winter.” Nabil Toussi


“I feel there’s a halo around me, a constant sunshine wherever I go.” Vicky Kaushal


Funny Sunshine Quotes


“Whisky is liquid sunshine.” George Bernard Shaw


“Even for me life had its gleams of sunshine.” Charlotte Bronte


You Are My Sunshine Lyrics

 The very famous song ‘You Are My Sunshine’ also makes a great poem and reminder of how someone can be ‘the sunshine’ in our lives:


You are my sunshine

My only sunshine

You make me happy

When skies are gray

You’ll never know, dear

How much I love you

Please don’t take

My sunshine away

The other night, dear

As I lay sleeping

I dreamed I held you

In my arms

When I awoke, dear

I was mistaken

So I hung my head and I cried

You are my sunshine

My only sunshine

You make me happy

When skies are gray

You’ll never know, dear

How much I love you

Please don’t take

My sunshine away


You Are My ‘Sunshine’ Meaning

Did you know, that calling someone your ‘sunshine’, in the context of love is a term of endearment.

It means that the person brings you joy and happiness, just as sunshine brings light and warmth to the day.

It suggests that they have a positive effect on your life, often lifting your spirits and making you feel cheerful and hopeful.

In many ways, it implies that this person is a source of happiness and that their presence is as vital and comforting as the sun is to the earth.


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