Use These Awe-Filled Instagram Captions for Every Glorious Photo of the Sunrise

If you're ever up early enough to witness a gorgeous sunrise, you probably don't want to let that magical moment slip away from you.

A photo is the perfect way to capture that special experience, and once you've seized it, you're going to want to share it with everyone. Have a majestic sunrise photo sitting in your camera roll, waiting to be relayed to the world? We think one of these Instagram captions will be just the thing to help.

For when you're accidentally up with the sun and capture a moment you normally wouldn't have:

"The sunrise, of course, doesn't care if we watch it or not. It will keep on being beautiful, even if no one bothers to look at it."

-Gena Amole


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For that sunrise that's particularly moving after a rough time:

"We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in the darkness."

–Sapna Reddy


For when you actually woke up early enough to watch the sunrise, on purpose:

"The secret to a good morning is to watch the sunrise with an open heart."

―Anthony T. Hincks


For that pic of the sun finally rising after a night that seemed it would never end:

"Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise."

-Victor Hugo


For that mystical yet mysterious sunrise:

"At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear."

―Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It and Other Stories


For the sunrise so stunning it made you happy all day:

"Next time a sunrise steals your breath or a meadow of flowers leaves you speechless, remain that way."

-Max Lucado


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For when you somehow capture all the majesty of the sunrise in your photo:

"We need to be reminded sometimes that a sunrise last but a few minutes. But its beauty can burn in our hearts eternally."

–R. A. Salvatore


For that sunrise that feels like a fresh start:

"Sunrise is the reminder that we can start new beginning all over again."

―Rupal Asodaria


For when you're making it a habit to watch the sunrise every day:

"There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them."

―Jo Walton


For the series of sunrise shots that show just how ever-changing nature truly is:

"There's never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same."

-Carlos Santana


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For when you're up for the sunrise, but you're not happy about it:

"There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it."

-Mindy Kaling


More of a sunset person? Click HERE for lyrics to use as captions for your sunset pics.