102+ EXCLUSIVE Summer Quotes For Happy & Funny Times

Summer emphasizes the vitality and youthfulness present in heart and soul. Joy, expression, action are related to this season. The weather is getting warmer, the days longer, and summer quotes will help you to celebrate the most lovely time of the year.

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Best Summer Quotes

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

Sweet, sweet burn of sun and summer wind, and you my friend, my new fun thing, my summer fling. – K.D. Lang

Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

If it could only be like this always—always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe. – Evelyn Waugh

Summertime, and the living is easy. Summer will have its flies. Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

I like summer. I like warmer weather and long days. I’m one of those silly people who still enjoy lying in the sun—my children are horrified! – Danielle Steel

Summer. When the days get longer, the stars shine brighter, your hair gets lighter, the water gets warmer, the music gets louder, and life gets better.

I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket. – Kellie Elmore

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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

summer wind, and you my friend, my new fun thing, my summer fling. – K.D. Lang

Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. – C. Day Lewis

I was on the beach every summer. That was the pleasant part of my childhood because we were right by the sea. We’d take a picnic, and I’d spend hours in the water until I turned blue. You couldn’t get me out of there. – Olga Kurylenko

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

One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter. – Henry David Thoreau

Summer has always been my favorite season. I feel happier. – Zooey Deschanel

In the long dusks of summer, we walked the suburban streets through scents of maple and cut grass, waiting for something to happen. – Steven Millhauser

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Summertime. It was a song. It was a season. I wondered if that season would ever live inside of me. – Benjamin Alire Sáenz

If summer had one defining scent, it’d definitely be the smell of barbecue. – Katie Lee

Happy Summer Quotes

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

When I figured out how to work my grill, it was quite a moment. I discovered that summer is a completely different experience when you know how to grill. – Taylor Swift

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Summer bachelors like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be. – Nora Ephron

Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June. – Al Bernstein

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? – William Shakespeare

When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person. – Aimee Friedman

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Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. – Sam Keen

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

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

When all else fails, take a vacation. – Betty Williams

Inspirational Summer Quotes

  • August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time. – Sylvia Plath
  • The summer night is like a perfection of thought. – Wallace Stevens
  • To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. – Audrey Hepburn
  • I started working out with my father the summer I was 13, which was incredible for our relationship. Those were my summers: working out with my dad, hanging out with my brothers, riding my bike. Pretty simple. – Michael Strahan
  • 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
  • Do what we can, summer will have its flies. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Summertime is always the best of what might be. – Charles Bowden
  • Now the windows, blinded by the glare of the empty square, had fallen asleep. The balconies declared their emptiness to heaven; the open doorways smelt of coolness and wine. – Bruno Schulz
  • I am more myself in a garden than anywhere else on earth. – Dough Greene
  • In summer, the song sings itself. – William Carlos Williams
  • Hot weather opens the skull of a city, exposing its white brain, and its heart of nerves, which sizzle like the wires inside a lightbulb. And there exudes a sour extra-human smell that makes the very stone seem flesh-alive, webbed and pulsing. – Truman Capote
  • ‘Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about. – John Mayer
  • Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. – Langston Hughes
  • There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. – Celia Thaxter
  • Life, now, was unfolding before me, constantly and visibly, like the flowers of summer that drop fanlike petals on eternal soil. – Roman Payne
  • Oh, the summer night, has a smile of light, and she sits on a sapphire throne. – Bryan Procter
  • Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun. – Brian Wilson
  • Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly. – Pablo Neruda
  • Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine. – Mario Fernández
  • A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in. – Robert Orben

Short Summer Quotes

  • 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
  • I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June. – L.M. Montgomery
  • We might think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us. – Jenny Uglow
  • 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
  • If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed.
  • Just living is not enough … one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. – Hans Christian Andersen
  • Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly. – Van Morrison
  • When the sun is shining, I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome. – Wilma Rudolph
  • The summer stretched out the daylight as if on a rack. Each moment was drawn out until its anatomy collapsed. Time broke down. The day progressed in an endless sequence of dead moments. – China Miéville
  • What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. – John Steinbeck
  • Friends, sun, sand, and sea, that sounds like a summer to me.
  • It was rapture enough just to sit there beside him in silence, alone in the summer night in the white splendor of moonshine, with the wind blowing down on them out of the pine woods. – L.M. Montgomery
  • A life without love is like a year without summer. – Swedish Proverb
  • At these times, the things that troubled her seemed far away and unimportant: all that mattered was the hum of the bees and the chirp of birdsong, the way the sun gleamed on the edge of a blue wildflower, the distant bleat and clink of grazing goats. – Alison Croggon
  • Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well. – George R.R. Martin
  • The castle grounds were gleaming in the sunlight as though freshly painted; the cloudless sky smiled at itself in the smoothly sparkling lake, the satin-green lawns rippled occasionally in a gentle breeze: June had arrived. – J.K. Rowling
  • Tears of joy are like the summer raindrops pierced by sunbeams. – Hosea Ballou
  • 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

Funny Quotes About Summer

  • The morning heat had already soaked through the walls, rising up from the floor like a ghost of summers past. – Erik Tomblin
  • If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Again, and again, the cicada’s untiring cry pierced the sultry summer air like a needle at work on thick cotton cloth. – Yukio Mishima
  • August has passed, and yet summer continues by force to grow days. They sprout secretly between the chapters of the year, covertly included between its pages. – Jonathan Safran Foer
  • The beauty of that June day was almost staggering. After the wet spring, everything that could turn green had outdone itself in greenness and everything that could even dream of blooming or blossoming was in bloom and blossom. The sunlight was a benediction. The breezes were so caressingly soft and intimate on the skin as to be embarrassing. – Dan Simmons
  • I have only to break into the tightness of a strawberry, and I see summer – its dust and lowering skies. – Toni Morrison
  • The grill is the summer equivalent of a fireplace; everyone gravitates to it. – Katie Lee
  • You are so much sunshine in every square inch. – Walt Whitman
  • 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
  • The summer night is like a perfection of thought. – Wallace Stevens
  • Do what we can, summer will have its flies. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 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
  • I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this. – Susan Branch
  • I was made for sunny days.
  • She smelled of sun and daisies with a hint of river water. – Katie Daisy
  • Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows. – Helen Keller
  • The summer night was settling upon the neighborhood like a dark lace veil, casting dappled shadows on the roofs and sidewalks and lawns. – Victoria Kahler
  • The spring rains woke the dormant tillers, and bright green shoots sprang from the moist earth and rose like sleepers stretching after a long nap. As spring gave way to summer, the bright green stalks darkened, became tan, turned golden brown. The days grew long and hot. Thick towers of swirling black clouds brought rain, and the brown stems glistened in the perpetual twilight that dwelled beneath the canopy. The wheat rose and the ripening heads bent in the prairie wind, a rippling curtain, an endless, undulating sea that stretched to the horizon. – Rick Yancey

Cute Summer Quotes To Get Ready For The Sun

  • Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people. For those few months, you’re not required to be who everyone thinks you are, and that cut-grass smell in the air and the chance to dive into the deep end of a pool give you a courage you don’t have the rest of the year. You can be grateful and easy, with no eyes on you, and no past. Summer just opens the door and lets you out. – Deb Caletti
  • Summer set lip to earth’s bosom bare; And left the flushed print in a poppy there: Like a yawn of fire from the grass it came, and the fanning wind puffed it to flapping flame. – Francis Thompson
  • Overhead hung a summer sky furrowed with the rush of rockets; and from the east a late moon, pushing up beyond the lofty bend of the coast, sent across the bay a shaft of brightness which paled to ashes in the red glitter of the illuminated boats. – Edith Wharton
  • Summers had a logic all their own and they always brought something out in me. Summer was supposed to be about freedom and youth and no school and possibilities and adventure and exploration. Summer was a book of hope. That’s why I loved and hated summers. Because they made me want to believe. – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  • Spring flew swiftly by, and summer came; and if the village had been beautiful at first, it was now in the full glow and luxuriance of its richness. The great trees, which had looked shrunken and bare in the earlier months, had now burst into strong life and health; and stretching forth their green arms over the thirsty ground, converted open and naked spots into choice nooks, where was a deep and pleasant shade from which to look upon the wide prospect, steeped in sunshine, which lay stretched out beyond. The earth had donned her mantle of brightest green; and shed her richest perfumes abroad. It was the prime and vigor of the year; all things were glad and flourishing. – Charles Dickens
  • Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. – Sam Keen
  • 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
  • We thread our way through a moving forest of ice-cream cones and crimson thighs. – Jean-Dominique Bauby
  • It is easy to forget now, how effervescent and free we all felt that summer. Everything fades: the shimmer of gold over White Cove; the laughter in the night air; the lavender early morning light on the faces of skyscrapers, which had suddenly become so heroically tall. Every dawn seemed to promise fresh miracles, among other joys that are in short supply these days. – Anna Godbersen
  • 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
  • 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. – L.M. Montgomery