Summer Quotes

What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfilment 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

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

Summer’s lease hath all too short a date. William Shakespeare (Sonnet 18)

Summer has set in with its usual severity. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jewelled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all’s right with the world. Ada Louise Huxtable

One swallow maketh not summer. John Heywood

The summer night is like a perfection of thought. Wallace Stevens

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. Russell Baker

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

Summer makes a silence after spring. Vita Sackville-West

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

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. Sam Keen