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TITLE: Summer

DAY

SUMMER-QUOTE-FOR-THE-DAY

1
Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
-Dame Edith Wharton
2
The Queen of Hearts, she made some tarts,
All on a summer day:
The Knave of Hearts, he stole those tarts,
And took them quite away!
--Lewis Carroll
3
It will not always be summer: build barns.
-- Hesiod
4
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
--Russel Baker
5
Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January.
--Hal Borland
6
Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
7
I was thinking that we all learn by experience, but some of us have to go to summer school.
--Peter De Vries
8
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
--William Shakespeare
9
All your renown is like the summer flower that blooms and dies; because the sunny glow which brings it forth, soon slays with parching power.
--Alighieri Dante
10
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
--Hosea Ballou
11
Summer is the topsy-turvy season when the goldfish have to be boarded out while the family goes on a fishing trip.
-- Unknown
12
The way to ensure summer in England is to have it framed and glazed in a comfortable room.
--Horace Walpole
13
Summer is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
--John Ruskin
14
Warm summer sun, shine kindly here; Warm southern wind, blow softly here; Green sod above, lie light, lie light - Good night, dear heart, good night, good night.
--Robert Richardson's "Annette" adapted by Mark Twain
15
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
16
He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put into vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw, inclement summers.
--Jonathan Swift
17
I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.
--Edna St. Vincent Millay
18
This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath,
May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.
--William Shakespeare
19
Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing "Embraceable You" in spats.
--Woody Allen
20
The bigger the summer vacation the harder the fall.
-- Unknown
21
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
22
Summer makes a silence after spring.
--Vita Sackville-West
23
If there were no tribulation, there would be no rest; if there were no winter, there would be no summer.
--St. John Chrysostom
24
When fortune empties her chamber pot on your head, smile and say We are going to have a summer shower.
--John A. Macdonald
25
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
--Anton Chekhov
26
Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer's year. It brings to harvest all the loveliest flowers of the soul.
--Billy Graham
27
It amazes me that most people spend more time planning next summer's vacation than they do planning the rest of their lives.
--Patricia Fripp
28
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
--Albert Camus
29
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
--Langston Hughes
30
Tears are the summer showers to the soul.
--Alfred Austin
31
To see the Summer Sky
Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie--
True Poems flee --
--Dickinson Emily

 









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