20 Quotes and Lyrics That Make Perfect Captions for All Your Sunset Instagram Pics

No Instagram profile is complete without a scenic sunset pic or two.

No matter what time of year, it's always the season to post some breathtaking shots of sundown. Of course, you'll also need just the right caption to accompany your photo. Don't worry, we got you.

Scroll below for great quotes and song lyrics that are more than fitting for every sunset shot you share.

For a snapshot of a stunning pink sunset:

"I think it's time you had a pink cloud summer."

-"Daylily" by Movements


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For the sky that begins the most gorgeous evening:

"Sunset is the opening music of the night."

-Mehmet Murat ildan


For a candid of you staring off into the sunset:

"I guess everything seems more clear here on the other side."

-"The Other Side" by Tonight Alive

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For a sweet selfie with your S.O. in front of the setting sun:

"Here's to gettin' caught with you."

-"Waiting for My Sun to Shine" by The Maine


For when the cloudy sky just makes the sunset even more beautiful:

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

-Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds


For a time-lapse of the sun slowly going down:

"Love like a sunset."

-"Love Like a Sunset, Pt. 2" by Phoenix


For the most romantic shared sunset:

"We watched the sunset over the castle on the hill."

-"Castle on the Hill" by Ed Sheeran


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For a pensive selfie in front of a sunset:

"Trying to think of who could make a better me than me."

-"Two Good Things" by Modern Baseball


For a boomerang of the sun bouncing around:

"There's so much more than we think there is to see."

-"Evergreen" by Knuckle Puck


For a stunning sunset shot that's almost too perfect to be real:

"Living in a make-believe land."

-"The State of Dreaming" by Marina & The Diamonds


For when you stop to really appreciate when you miss most days:

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

-Jo Walton


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For a video of you chasing the sunset:

"I'm feelin' electric tonight. Cruising down the coast goin' 'bout 99."

-"Summertime Sadness" by Lana Del Rey


For when your gorgeous dress matches the color of the setting sun:

"Say you'll remember me standin' in a nice dress, starin' at the sunset, babe."

-"Wildest Dreams" by Taylor Swift


For a group pic of you and your besties watching the sun sink below the horizon:

"I'm not used to going out before the sun goes down."

-"Lula on the Beach" by Seaway


For that sunset from an exotic location:

"That jet set, watch the sunset kinda, yeah, yeah."

-"Yummy" by Justin Bieber


For a silly selfie during the sunset:

"Low key, no pressure, just hang with me and my weather."

-"Rose-Colored Boy" by Paramore

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For the sunset that gives you a moment of zen:

"Every sunset is an opportunity to reset."

-Richie Norton


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For when you play your favorite song over images of the sunset:

"There is nothing more musical than a sunset."

-Claude Debussy


For when you barely catch the end of the setting sun:

"My days end best when the sunset gets itself behind."

-"Arabella" by Arctic Monkeys


For when the falling sun inspires you with a new sense of hope:

"Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson


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