101 Best Quotes About The Sky

You can find all types of inspiration while looking up at our sky, so we put together our inspiring quotes about the sky and sky quotes.

The sky is beautiful with ever-changing colors and puffy clouds, creating all kinds of formations.

Most of the time, the sky is blue; during sunrise or sunset, you can see yellow, orange colors, red, green, purple, and violet.

If you are lucky enough to see the northern lights or aurora borealis, you will see a beautiful display like a celestial ballet of light dancing across the night sky, with a green, blue color palette, pink, and violet.

Quotes About The Sky
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Quotes About The Sky

1. “Only from the heart can you touch the sky.”

Only from the heart can you touch the sky.

2. “I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.”

E. E. Cummings

3. “You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.”

Pema Chodron

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4. “Let the blue of the sky and ocean take your blue away when you feel blue.”

Munia Khan

5. “Our mind is a limitless sky and we can only be an albatross flying in the vast expanse to occasionally discover the joys of sublimity!”

Avijeet Das

6. “The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

7. “The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.”

Frank McCourt

8. “I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.”

Gustave Flaubert

9. “We have chased away the clouds, the sky is all ‘rose.”

Francois Hollande

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10. “The sky of the color of ashes in the east and embers in the west.”

Stephen King

11. “You can never have too much sky. You can fall asleep and wake up drunk on sky, and sky can keep you safe when you are sad.”

Sandra Cisneros

12. “Moment the sky embraces the earth is called a rainbow.”

Corina Abdulahm Negura

13. “The sky is an infinite movie to me. I never get tired of looking at what’s happening up there.”

K. D. Lang

14. “Smell the sea and feel the sky, Let your soul and spirit fly.”

Van Morrison

15. “Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.”

John Updike

16. “Imagine there’s no heaven, it’s easy if you try. No hell below us, above us only sky. Imagine all the people living for today.”

John Lennon

17. “The sky is honestly the limit, so I’m excited to see what the future holds.”


18. “Once you have tasted the taste of sky, you will forever look up.”

Leonardo da Vinci

Inspiring Sky Quotes And Sayings

19. “In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.”

Gautama Buddha

20. “The sky takes on shades of orange during Sunrise and Sunset. The color that gives you hope, that Sun will set, only to rise again.”

Ram Charan

21. “We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.”

Konrad Adenauer

22. “Clouds in the sky very much resembles the thoughts in our minds! Both changes perpetually from one second to another!”

Mehmet Murat ildan

23. “I love to work out under a clear sky with lots of fresh air purifying my lungs.”

Nushrat Bharucha

24. “Unclose your mind. You are not a prisoner. You are a bird in flight, searching the skies for dreams.”

 Haruki Murakami

25. “The sun always shines above the clouds.”

Paul F. Davis

26. “The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man.”

John Ruskin

27. “Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.”

Arna Bontemps

28. “A sky as pure as water bathed the stars and brought them out.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

29. “A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed… It feels an impulsion… this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reasons and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know, too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond horizons.”

Richard Bach

30. “In the sky there are always answers and explanations for everything: every pain, every suffering, joy and confusion.”

Ishmael Beah

31. “Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, ‘you owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like that! It lights up the whole sky.”


32. “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”

John Lubbock

33. “I always believe that the sky is the beginning of the limit.”

MC Hammer

34. “Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings’ infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.”

Rainer Maria Rilke

35. “A cloudless plain blue sky is like a flowerless garden.”

Terri Guillemets

36. “The sky is everywhere, it begins at your feet.”

Jandy Nelson

37. “Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.”

Khalil Gibra

38. “The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.”

Pamela Hansford Johnson

39. “To touch the sky, you just have to get that little bit closer.”

Anthony T. Hincks

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40. “The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.”

Edna St Vincent Millay

41. “If I were rain, That joins sky and earth that otherwise never touch,
Could I join two hearts as well?”

Tite Kub

42. “I am the daughter of earth and water, and the nursling of the sky; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die.”

Percy Bysshe Shelley

43. “Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.”

Henry David Thoreau

44. “Clouds can never hide the sun forever; so don’t complain about clouds but never forget to welcome the sun.”

Debasish Mridha

45. “The sky, a perfect empty canvas, offers clouds nonetheless. They shift and drift and beg interpretation… such is the nature of art.”

Jeb Dickerson

46. “How sweet to be a cloud. Floating in the blue!”

A. A. Milne

47. “No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.”

Llewelyn Powys

48. “O sky above me, you modest, glowing sky! O you, my happiness before sunrise! Day is coming: so let us part!”

Friedrich Nietzsche

49. “The sky and the strong wind have moved the spirit inside me till I am carried away trembling with joy.”


50. “The sky was so thick with stars it was as if he could reach out and brush them with his hand.”

Justin Cronin

51. “The seasons do not push one another; neither do clouds race the wind across the sky. All things happen in their own good time.”

Dan Millman

52. “The sky is full of tokens which speak to the intelligent.”

Hugh Miller

53. “I was falling. Falling through time and space and stars and sky and everything in between. I fell for days and weeks and what felt like lifetime across lifetimes. I fell until I forgot I was falling.”

Jess Rothenberg

54. “The sky was incredibly far away, and beautiful enough to make a person wonder why our hearts are never so free.”

Banana Yoshimoto

55. “Even when the sky is filled with clouds, the Sun still shines above.”

Janet Donaghy

56. “Do you see how the sky holds the sun? In a powerful but effortless way that shows off her beauty and strength? That’s how a King holds his Queen.”


57. “Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-painted by a graffiti artist.”

Mia Kirshner

58. “There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.”

Victor Hugo

59. “The sky is not my limit…I am.”

T.F. Hodge

60. “Look, up at the sky. There is a light, a beauty up there, that no shadow can touch.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

61. “And they were canopied by the blue sky, So cloudless, clear, and purely beautiful,That God alone was to be seen in Heaven.”

Lord Byron

Inspirational Sky Quotes

62. “Look at your feet. You are standing in the sky. When we think of the sky, we tend to look up, but the sky actually begins at the earth.”

Diane Ackerman

63. “The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary.”

Alfred Kreymborg

64. “I have come to drag you out of yourself and take you into my heart. I have come to bring out the beauty you never knew you had, and lift you like a prayer to the sky.”


65. “Our aim may be as high as the endless sky, but we should have a resolve in our minds to walk ahead, hand-in-hand, for victory will be ours.”

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

66. “If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields, has the power to move you, if the simple things of Nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.”

Eleonora Duse

67. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

Rabindranath Tagore

68. “For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.”

Vincent Van Gogh

69. “Don’t need a magic carpet to soar or wings to fly. I simply close my eyes and place my soul against the sky.”

Melody Lee

70. “Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt.
(They change their sky, not their soul, who rush across the sea.)”


71. “If clouds are blocking the sun, there will always be a silver lining that reminds me to keep on trying.”

Matthew Quick

72. “In the sky an infinitude of hope, a canvas of glory—all possibilities mine.”

Terri Guillemets

73. “You have to let it go. You can hold on to the hate and the love and even the bitterness, but you have to go of the blame. The blame is what’s tearing you down, babe. – Sky”

Colleen Hoover

74. “I would rather have sunshine and wind and sky adorn my head than a handsome bonnet.”

Julianne Donaldson

Short Sky Quotes

75. “The morning sky is a thought of the stars.”

Will Advise

76. “The sky is the source of light in nature – and governs everything.”

John Constable

77. “Life is the night sky, all the dots of stars are happiness.”

Richard L. Ratliff

78. “How foolish to believe we are more powerful than the sea or the sky.”

Ruta Sepetys

79. “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.”

Edward Abbey

80. “Behind the clouds is the sun still shining.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

81. “A silent night. – the most eloquent poem i have ever read.”

Sanober Khan

82. “I saw a star, I reached for it. I missed, so I accepted the sky.”

Scott Fortino

83. “And like a colorful bloom of temporary lights in the sky, you will shine.”

Chad Sugg

84. “I let my head fall back, and I gazed into the Eternal Blue Sky. It was morning. Some of the sky was yellow, some the softest blue. One small cloud scuttled along. Strange how everything below can be such death and chaos and pain while above the sky is peace, sweet blue gentleness. I heard a shaman say once, the Ancestors want our souls to be like the blue sky.”

Shannon Hale

85. “There was always something new to be seen in the unchanging night sky.”

Fritz Leiber

86. “Is mankind alone in the universe? Or are there somewhere other intelligent beings looking up into their night sky from very different worlds and asking the same kind of question?”

Carl Sagan

87. “If the skies fall, one may hope to catch larks.”

Francois Rabelais

88. “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.”

Stephen Hawking

89. “The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand.”

Frederic Lawrence Knowles

T90. “o fly up to the sky and watch the earth is beautiful; to fly down to the earth and watch the sky is even more beautiful!”

Mehmet Murat ildan

91. “Ellen had said that her mother was afraid of the ocean, that it was too cold and too big. The sky was, too, thought Annemarie. The whole world was: too cold, too big. And too cruel.”

Lois Lowry

92. “And I kept thinking about how sky is a singular noun, as if it’s one thing. But the sky isn’t one thing. The sky is everything. And last night, it was enough.”

John Green

93. “Rose doesn’t like the flat country, but I always did – flat country seems to give the sky such a chance.”

Dodie Smith

94. “Someone might as well roll up the whole sky, pack it away for good.”

Jandy Nelson

95. “It is a beautiful and delightful sight to behold the body of the Moon.”

Galileo Galilei

96. “Only weak thinkers do not love the sky.”

Katherine Rundell

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97. “I looked out the window at the black clouds ahead of us. I opened the back window and smelled the rain. You could smell the rain in the desert even before a drop fell. I closed my eyes. I held my hand out and felt the first drop. It was like a kiss. The sky was kissing me. It was a nice thought. It was something Dante would have thought. I felt another drop and then another. A kiss. A kiss. And then another kiss.”

Benjamin Alire Sáenz

98. “Outside the window, a bank of clouds appeared on the horizon, inching slowly across the sky, finally slipping across the Moon and blocking out its radiant light. As he clicked off his overhead light, he turned his eyes one last time to the heavens. Outside, in the newly fallen darkness, the world had been transformed. The sky had become a glistening tapestry of stars.”

Dan Brown

99. “So fine was the morning except for a streak of wind here and there that the sea and sky looked all one fabric, as if sails were stuck high up in the sky, or the clouds had dropped down into the sea.”

Virginia Woolf

100. “Wouldn’t it be strange, she thought, to have a blue sky? But she liked the way it looked. It would be beautiful – a blue sky.”

Jeanne DuPrau

101. “When the young woman leans over the sky, about to water the flowers as well as the weeds, her white front splits open
until her milk runs.”

Gunter Grass

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