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25 Summer Quotes To Celebrate The Cheerful Season

Every season has its charm. During winter, all nature falls asleep under a white quilt and in the springtime, it’s amazing to watch everything come back to life. Fall is a spectacle on earthy colors and its heavy rains help us relax and sleep better. And then there’s summer…

The sun is shining brighter, the days are growing longer and we feel so much more energized. Besides, there’s always something fun to do in the summertime and ice cream tastes better this time of the year.

You can’t wait for the weekend to go to a pool or kick back in your favorite hammock. There’s always an outdoor concert to attend or a big screen in the park where you can watch a good movie under the stars.

We daydream about summer vacations because what’s best than going to the beach and just lay there with a fresh cocktail in your hand? Sun-kissed, carefree and with a big smile on your face because you know that no crazy email can ruin your vacay mood.

Here are 25 summer quotes that will bring you sunny vibes:

Oh, the summer night, has a smile of light, and she sits on a sapphire throne.

BRYAN PROCTER

Summer afternoon — summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.

HENRY JAMES

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.

JOHN LUBBOCK

All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer — one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going — one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything can come in this world.

LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY (more Lucy Maud Montgomery quotes)

Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon.

C. DAY LEWIS

In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explode, and every sunset is different.

JOHN STEINBECK

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 (more F. Scott Fitzgerald quotes)

There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.

CELIA THAXTER

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

ALBERT CAMUS (more Albert Camus quotes)

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.

WILMA RUDOLPH

I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.

EDNA ST. VINCENT MALLAY

Summertime is always the best of what might be.

CHARLES BOWDEN

In summer, the song sings itself.

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (more William Shakespeare quotes)

Some of the best memories are made in flip-flops.

KELLIE ELMORE

It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.

MAUD HART LOVELACE

Summertime. It was a song. It was a season. I wondered if that season would ever live inside me.

BENJAMIN ALIRE SAENZ

One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter. 

HENRY DAVID THOREAU (more Henry David Thoreau quotes)

***If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed.

UNKNOWN

One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.

JEANETTE WALLS

She smelled of sun and daisies with a hint of river water.

KATIE DAISY

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

HOSEA BALLOU

Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON (more Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes)

Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly. 

VAN MORRISON

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.

SAM KEEN
Flavia Medrut

Flavia Medrut is a freelance writer, researcher and part-time psychologist. She believes music, long walks and a good sense of humor are imperative in keeping one’s sanity.

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