Summer Quotes

Top 5 Best Summer Quotes:

"Summer afternoon; summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language."
- Henry James

"Summertime is always the best of what might be."
- Charles Bowden

"Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun."
- Brian Wilson

"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's leash hath all too short a date."
- William Shakespeare

"In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candlelight.
In summer quite the other way
I have to go to bed by day."
- Robert Louis Stevenson

More Summer Quotes:

"In summer, the song sings itself."
- William Carlos Williams

"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability."
- Sam Keen

"A life without love is like a year without summer."
- A Swedish Proverb

"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August."
- Jenny Han

"The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning. The weeks that come before are only a climb from balmy spring, and those that follow a drop to the chill of autumn, but the first week of August is motionless, and hot. It is curiously silent, too, with blank white dawns and glaring noons, and sunsets smeared with too much color."
- Natalie Babbitt

"In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on pause and yet happening at the same time, this collection of weeks when anything was possible."
- Sarah Dessen

"The crickets felt it was their duty to warn everybody that summertime cannot last forever. Even on the most beautiful days in the whole year - the days when summer is changing into autumn - the crickets spread the rumor of sadness and change."
- E.B. White



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