Meaningful Quotes about Summer
Inner sunshine warms not only the heart of the owner, but all who come in contact with it.—J.T. Fields
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. - John Lubbock
A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. - James Dent
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 lease hath all too short a date . . .
William Shakespeare - "Sonnet 18," 1–4
A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.
St. Francis of Assisi
To see the Summer Sky
Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie -
True Poems flee.
- Emily Dickinson
What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade. - Gertrude Jekyll
In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer quite the other way
I have to go to bed by day.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Dirty hands, iced tea, garden fragrances thick in the air and a blanket of color before me, who could ask for more?
I question not if thrushes sing,
If roses load the air;
Beyond my heart I need not reach
When all is summer there.
- John Vance Cheney
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. - Sam Keen
Summer has set in with its usual severity. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy. - Anton Chekhov
Summer has now thrown open her emerald doors. Every part of the landscape is profuse in leaves and flowers, and "green-robed senators of mighty woods" are clothed in their most elegant array.
A life without love is like a year without summer. - Swedish Proverb
Press close, bare-bosomed Night! Press close, magnetic,
Night of south winds! Night of the large, few stars!
Still, nodding Night! Mad, naked, Summer Night!
- Walt Whitman
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. - Mark Twain
Do what we can, summer will have its flies. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
Then followed that beautiful season... Summer....
Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape
Lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow