144+ Shine Quotes to Sparkle Your Brightest Light

Inspirational shine quotes are universal nuggets of wisdom and may help shift your perspective.

Whatever your philosophy about life is, I am sure that one of these profound shine quotes for self quotes is sure to resonate with you. Also, keep shining quotes help you structure and reflect upon your daily thoughts and problems.

Here, we’ve rounded up the best powerful shine bright quotes:

Best Shine Quotes

We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone and as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. Marianne Williamson

I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up. Benjamin Franklin

Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. Oprah Winfrey

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible! Audrey Hepburn

Every morning, I wake up saying, ‘I’m still alive, a miracle.’ And so I keep on pushing. Jim Carrey

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun. John Lennon

But somewhere on the great world the sun is always shining, and, just so sure as you live, it will sometime shine on you. Myrtle Reed

Awareness is like the sun. When it shines on things, they are transformed. Nhat Hanh

If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning. Larry Page

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I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist. Ginni Rometty

The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them. If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. Marcus Aurelius

When the sun shines, you let it shine on you Gayle Forman

Believe that each day that shines on you is your last. Horace

And when the night is cloudy There is still a light that shines on me Shine on until tomorrow, let it Be… Paul McCartney

I like freedom. I wake up in the morning and say, ‘I don’t know, should I have a popsicle or a donut?’ You know, who knows? Oscar Nunez

We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.  J.K. Rowling

Women asking for raises should not only know their value, but they should ask with the confidence that they’re helping the company to be successful.  Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life. Yoko Ono

Let God’s promises shine on your problems. Corrie Ten Boom

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. Nelson Mandela

The sun also shines on the wicked. Seneca the Elder

I used to love night best but the older I get the more treasures and hope and joy I find in mornings. Terri Guillemets

Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. Simone de Beauvoir

I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger. Mia Hamm

Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have. Lemony Snicket

The sun shines on everybody. You’ve got to keep believing. Dontrelle Willis

So shine on through these days we have to fill. John the Apostle

Never hide yourself! When you say something, don’t be in the shadow; let everyone see you! Whatever you say always put your name under it! Be courageous enough not to use any mask; don’t forget that hiding among the bushes is the affair of the cowards! Let the Sun shines on your face and everyman see you! Mehmet Murat Ildan

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We’ll let the sunshine in and shine on us, because today we’re happy and tomorrow we’ll be even happier. Dan Quayle

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

Don’t be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams! Gabby Douglas

The sun and moon shine on all without partiality. Confucius

It is in the early morning hour that the unseen is seen, and that the far-off beauty and glory, vanquishing all their vagueness, move down upon us till they stand clear as crystal close over against the soul. Sarah Smiley

Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, ‘It’s going to be a good day! Lindsay Lohan

Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get. Ingrid Bergman

Inspirational Shine Quotes

And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk more. Erica Jong

Let the moon shine on the in thy solitary walk; And let the misty mountain winds be free to blow against thee. William Wordsworth

Give your face to God, and He will put his shine on it. Billy Sunday

Happy is the bride that the sun shines on. Robert Herrick

I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life. Miles Davis

Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it. Richard Whately

Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine. Oprah Winfrey

Great ideas behave like the Sun. Even in the middle of nowhere, they find people and shine on them! Mehmet Murat Ildan

Now that your eyes are open, make the sun jealous with your burning passion to start the day. Make the sun jealous or stay in bed. Malak El Halabi

A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts. -Nancy Rathburn

The best protection any woman can have … is courage. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, ‘I believe,’ three times. Ovid

The sun will shine on those who stand before it shines on those who kneel under them. Chinua Achebe ,

I am like a moon that shines on an immense, unknown sea where ships never pass Auguste Rodin

I wake up laughing. Yes, I wake up in the morning and there I am just laughing my head off. Bruce Willis

When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes. Ernie Banks

The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world see us and how we see ourselves successfully acknowledged by the world. Arlene Rankin

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. Helen Keller

Forever continue to love, heal and educate the children. The future shines on them. Michael Jackson

Life is way too short to be focused on scales, weight and cellulite. If you can look in the mirror and know that you’re a beautiful, loving, friendly person who’s good to people, that’ll ultimately make you shine on the outside. Teresa Palmer

A person has to show some spirit fate just about never shines on chickenshits. Daniel Woodrell

For almost 40 years, he was the brightest star in the comedy galaxy… Their beautiful light will continue to shine on us forever. And the glow will be so bright, it’ll warm your heart, it’ll make your eyes glisten, and it’ll make you think to yourselves: Robin Williams, what a concept. Billy Crystal

I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. Mary Mary Anne Radmacher

If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not. Elon Musk

I am a woman with thoughts and questions and sh*t to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story I will. Amy Schumer

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. Alice Walker

Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself. Henry David Thoreau

Humor is not a trick, not jokes. Humor is a presence in the world like grace and shines on everybody. Garrison Keillor

Wanna know what heaven is? Feeling the sunshine on you… In Paris Rachel Zoe

In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning. Carl Sandburg

I love those who can smile in trouble. Leonardo da Vinci

May you always be the one who sees the light in the little things.

I like to work in the morning. I like to sometimes go to a place where I’m all alone where I’m not going to get a phone call early that hurts my feelings, because once my feelings are hurt, I’m dead in the water. Francis Ford Coppola

This is the residue of sin on planet earth. Things are broken. People are hurting. The night is here. Darkness is upon us. Yet shining in the night is a Savior, and He has come to shine on you. Louie Giglio

I revear all the gods but those that delight in cruelty. If Ra’s light is kindly in your eyes than may his light shine on us all. Elizabeth Moon

Something special awaits you each day. All you need is to recognize it and make the most of it. Have a positive attitude throughout the day and then that today is going to be the best day of your life. Anonymous

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A soul is always shining underneath, the body has to express it.

The hope of sparks comes from within and lights up the outside.

You know that feeling when you wake up in the morning and you’re excited for the day? That’s one of my main goals in life. Kirsten Dunst

The angels decided to shine on me for a little while. Lana Del Rey

The great unthankfulness, contempt of God’s word, and wilfulness of the world make me fear that the divine light will soon cease to shine on man, for God’s word has ever had its certain course. Martin Luther

Thank you for the sun, The one that shines on everyone, Who feels love… Noel Gallagher

I learned to love myself, because I sleep with myself every night and I wake up with myself every morning, and if I don’t like myself, there’s no reason to even live the life. Gabourey Sidibe

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. E. B. White

The shine in you should not decrease for the sake of someone else.

I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life. Louise Hay

Learn to be a radiant human, and then shine on others. Sark

I follow the universe; I follow G-d. G-d made the sun, and the sun shines on everyone. Ziggy Marley

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The type of person that might thrive on Vine in a six-second clip might not be the same kind of entertainer who would shine on a 10-minute vlog on YouTube. If anything, having these different platforms gives more people a chance to creatively express themselves. Tyler Oakley

I wake up in the morning and my heart is light, man. It’s not heavy. I don’t have skeletons in the closet on their way out. Drake

Small lights have a way of being seen in a dark world. Neal A. Maxwell

Lanterns burn bright but people who oblige to help others burn brighter.

Every morning, my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat: Today is going to be a great day; I can, and I will. Gina Rodriguez

Lady Luck shines on all, but rather than having your umbrella overhead, you’ve got to have your face to the sky. When it comes down to it, it’s all you, baby. There’s no other way around it. Darren Hardy

The most important thing will be building a bench of powerhouse progressives in elected office and in the next administration. [Bernie] Sanders has an enormous spotlight that he can shine on champions that are following the Sanders path of really building from the left. Ben Wikler

I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. J. B. Priestley

What is love? It is the morning and the evening star. Sinclair Lewis

The sun will not shine on any country that has borders with ours. Herodotus

Every TV show I’ve ever made, every game I’ve ever built, and every book I’ve ever published has had the common thread of building the biggest, brightest spotlight imaginable and then flipping it around to shine on you. Elan Lee

For each new morning let there be flow of love. Let there be light of happiness in every direction. Amit Ray

If the sun would shine even in the night, living in the dark would be terror.

When you shine bright, some won’t enjoy the shadow you cast. Talib Kweli

When you do something beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle, and yet most of the audience still sleeps. John Lennon

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. Maria Robinson

Do not shorten the morning by getting up late; look upon it as the quintessence of life, as to a certain extent sacred. Arthur Schopenhauer

Tact is the ability to step on a man’s toes without messing up the shine on his shoes. Harry S. Truman

If you are writing the clearest, truest words you can find and doing the best you can to understand and communicate, this will shine on paper like its own little lighthouse. Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining. Anne Lamott

I never wake up in the morning and wonder why I am here. I wake up and wonder why I am not making here better. Jeffrey Fry

I like my coffee black and my mornings bright. Terri Guillemets

The similarity between a human and a torch is that both need a push to glow.

Let your weird light shine bright so the other weirdos know where to find you.

…stand with me today and pledge to work for an America that doesn’t ignore those in need and lifts up those who wish to succeed. Pledge to hold your government accountable for ignoring the suffering of so many for far too long. And pledge to do your part to build the America that we have dreamed of where the bright light of opportunity shines on every person an America where the family you are born into, or the color of your skin, will never control your destiny. John Edward

Shine Bright Quotes

The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light. S. Ajna

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. Henry Ford

If you tame me, it would be as if the sun came to shine on my life. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

One of the most challenging ways is to slow down enough to relax our heart and feel what is nearest. It could be the sun reflecting off of broken glass in an alley. It could be the shine on a crow. It could be snow on a lamp post. Mark Nepo

Rise up, start fresh see the bright opportunity in each day. Anonymous

For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something. Steve Jobs

A giant as we hoped, in truth, a dwarf; A barrel of slop that shines on Lethe’s wharf’, Which at first seemed a vessel with sweet wine For thirsty lips. So down the swift decline, You went through sloven spirit, craven heart And cynic indolence. And here the art Of molding clay has caught you for the nonce And made your shame our shame Your head in bronze! Edgar Lee Masters

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The biggest task in the morning is to try to keep my headspace from being invaded by the outside world. Austin Kleon

In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The past moves me and with me, although I remove myself from it. Its light often shines on this night traveler: and when it does, I scribble it down. Whatever pleasure is in it I need pass on. That’s happiness. That is who I am. Virginia Hamilton

Only the Strong is a lushly atmospheric and passionately written piece of work, bursting with colorful characters that shine on every page. Bernice L. McFadden

There are so many reasons to be thankful every day. I am thankful for you. Anonymous

Let me wake up next to you, have coffee in the morning and wander through the city with your hand in mine, and I’ll be happy for the rest of my little life. Charlotte Eriksson

Elen sila lumenn’ omentielvo, a star shines on the hour of our meeting. J. R. R. Tolkien

When the sun shines on you, you see your friends. It requires sunshine to be seen by them to advantage! Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington

How wonderful is Cold Mountain Climbers are all afraid The moon shines on clear water twinkle twinkle Wind rustles the tall grass Plum trees flower in the snow Bare twisted trees have clouds for foliage A touch of rain brings it all alive Unless you see clearly do not approach Hanshan

The next morning dawned bright and sweet, like ribbon candy. Sarah Addison Allen

I’ve got nothing to say but it’s okay, good morning, good morning The Beatles

There are some forty-five thousand items in the average American supermarket and more than a quarter of them now contain corn. This goes for the nonfood items as well: Everything from the

toothpaste and cosmetics to the disposable diapers, trash bags, cleansers, charcoal briquettes, matches, and batteries, right down to the shine on the cover of the magazine that catches your eye by the checkout: corn. Michael Pollan

God never made an ugly landscape. All that sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild. John Muir

The morning is good because we remember that no matter what went wrong the previous days, we just got a perfect opportunity to rewrite history and do better. Anonymous

Some times just lie in bed, don’t make an effort to rush off into the morning, listen to the earth rouse from sleep and you’ll understand how perfect life is designed to be. Anonymous

Till the sun of knowledge shines on the ignorant masses and till all the men start hating violence, the world shall find no peace! Mehmet Murat Ildan

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office. Robert Frost

Everything in your life is dictated by you. Be who you want to be. Think positive thoughts and great things will happen to you. Anonymous

I’m a dreamer. I watch people. You don’t try to become them because you could never become any of those guys. But you hope that some of it, you know, comes off on you at some point in your show, some point in your writing, that it happens to you and this light just shines on you. Raphael Saadiq

Being happy or sad, gloomy or excited, moody or stable … are options that are presented to you every morning. You just have to make the right choice. Anonymous

If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success. James Cameron

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. Eleanor Roosevelt

Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, Awe sh*t, they’re up. Dwayne Johnson

God is good for everybody. The sun shines on good people and bad people, and it rains on both, too. God doesn’t choose rain only for bad people. Mariano Rivera

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Nelson Mandela

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. Walt Disney

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. Mother Teresa

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson