57 Of The Best Summer Quotes In Existence

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Quotes And Sayings To Get You Excited For Summertime

The Best Summer Quotes in existence are here to enhance your summer experience.

There are fewer pleasures as stirring as warm weather, sunny days and the long days of summer.

Whether you are on summer vacation or enjoying your summer days in the garden with ice cream and a book, we have cooked up the best summer quotes in existence to really bring your summer to life.

13 Relaxing Summer Quotes

“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

“I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.”

— Kellie Elmore

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

Maud Hart Lovelace

“Summer is singing with joy, and the beaches are inviting you with dancing waves.”

— Debasish Mridha

“You are so much sunshine in every square inch.”

— Walt Whitman

“Ô, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.”

Roman Payne

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.”

— Sam Keen

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“Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer.”

– Nat King Cole

“Sweet, sweet burn of sun and summer wind, and you my friend, my new fun thing, my summer fling.”

— K.D. Lang

“Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.”

–  Bob Marley

“Rejoice as summer should… chase away sorrows by living.”

– Melissa Marr

“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.”

13 Inspirational Summer Quotes

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

— Benjamin Alire Sáenz

“Summer bachelors like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.”

— Nora Ephron

“Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is about.”

— John Mayer

“Summer was on the way; Jem and I awaited it with impatience. Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape; but most of all, summer was Dill.”

— Harper Lee

Best summer quotes

“A life without love is like a year without summer.”

— Swedish Proverb

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

– Wilma Rudolph

“One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.”


“Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.”

– Al Bernstein

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

— Van Morrison

“Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England.”

—Archibald Macleish

“Do what we can, summer will have its flies.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I love summertime more than anything else in the world. That is the only thing that gets me through the winter, knowing that summer is going to be there.”

— Jack McBrayer

“To see the summer sky is poetry, though never in a book it lie–true poems flee.”

– Emily Dickinson

16 Quotes For A Happy Summer

“The summer night is like a perfection of thought.”

—Wallace Stevens

“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine … it’s summertime!”

― Kenny Chesney

“If it could only be like this always – always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe…”

— Evelyn Waugh

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…”

Susan polis schutz

summer sayings and quotes

“I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.”

— L.M. Montgomery

“When all else fails, take a vacation.”

— Betty Williams

“The grill is the summer equivalent of a fireplace; everyone gravitates to it.”

—Katie Lee

“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

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Best Summer Quotes - Maverick Mindsets

“Some of the best memories are made in flip flops.”

― Kellie Elmore

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.”

— Jenny Han

“Summertime is always the best of what might be.”

— Charles Bowden

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

— Henry David Thoreau

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

— Henry James

“Summer has a flavor like no other. Always fresh and simmered in sunshine.”

– Oprah Winfrey

best summer quotes

“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence.

Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.

Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.

Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.”

Yoko Ono

“I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this.”

— Susan Branch

15 Quotes For The End Of Summer

“It is easy to forget now, how effervescent and free we all felt that summer.”

— Anna Godbersen

“Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” 

― William Shakespeare

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”

— John Steinbeck

“It’s always summer somewhere.”

— Lilly Pulitzer

quotes for a great summer

“August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.”

Sylvia Plath

“All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer… one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends, and delightful doing, come as near perfection as anything can come in this world.”

– L.M. Montgomery

“Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.”

— Hal Borland

summertime sayings and quotes

“The end-of-summer winds make people restless.” 

– Sebastian Faulks

“Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.”

— George R.R. Martin

“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

summer quotes

“If June was the beginning of a hopeful summer, and July the juice middle, August was suddenly feeling like the bitter end.” 

– Sarah Dessen

“Watching the summer close is like watching a good kid die for no apparent reason.”

– Darnell Lamont Walker