Summer Quotes and Sayings

best summer quotes and sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, sad and funny summer quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more inspirational quotes on MindBootstrap.

Top 10 summer quotes with images

Summer quotes Summertime is always the best of what might be. ~Charles Bowden

Summertime is always the best of what might be. ~Charles Bowden

Summer quotes Oh, the summer night, has a smile of light, and she sits on a sapphire throne. ~Bryan Procter

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

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

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

Summer quotes Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet. ~Bob Marley

Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet. ~Bob Marley

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

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

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. ~Langston Hughes

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. ~Langston Hughes

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

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

Summer quotes Do what we can, summer will have its flies. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do what we can, summer will have its flies. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Summer quotes A life without love is like a year without summer.

A life without love is like a year without summer.

 

Short summer quotes

 

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

 

Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer. ~Nat King Cole

 

I’ve always played my best golf in the summer. ~Keegan Bradley

 

I did two or three plays every summer. ~Dabney Coleman

 

Salt in the air, sand in my hair.

 

It’s always summer somewhere. ~Lilly Pulitzer

 

I actually dealt blackjack for a summer. ~Patrick J. Adams

 

I want to win trophies in the summer and not accolades in the winter. ~Toni Kroos

 

Summer is a state of mind.

 

The system decides you can’t run schools in the summer. ~Geoffrey Canada

 

It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine…it’s summertime! ~Kenny Chesney

 

Summer is always best through a window. ~Jens Lekman

 

I live in Canada in the summer and some time in the fall. ~Dan Aykroyd

 

Happiness is cold watermelon.

 

I hate the summer. ~Anne Lamott

 

In summer, the song sings itself. ~William Carlos Williams

 

Happy summer quotes

 

Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun. ~Brian Wilson

 

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. ~Anton Chekhov

 

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. ~Langston Hughes

 

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

 

I love feminine soft shades for summers – I like pastels and bright hues, too. I like summer dresses and tank tops; I think they never go out of style. As much as I’m happy with Western wear for red carpet and social dos, I also like Indian ethnic wear for special occasions. ~Yami Gautam

 

For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy. ~Aristotle

 

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

 

Time always seems long to the child who is waiting – for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day. ~Dag Hammarskjold

 

I love music; I love dancing. I took, like, eight years of ballet when I was a kid, and I still love dancing. There’s been a couple of films where I was able to do some dance numbers, like ‘Romy and Michelle’ and ‘Summer of Sam,’ and I’m so happy when I get to do that. ~Mira Sorvino

 

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

 

I suppose I’m happy when I know I’ve given a horse a good ride, no matter where it is. I like playing golf in the summer; I’m happy when I hit a good shot, and I enjoy watching Arsenal playing beautiful football, but overall I can’t believe you can be happy when you’re not winning. I honestly can’t accept that. ~Tony McCoy

 

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. ~Sam Keen

 

In the summer of 1964, my sister and I went to South Ballston, Virginia, to stay with my aunt and her kids. They passed the civil rights bill that summer; my cousins were so happy because now they could swim in the pool. ~Edward P. Jones

More happiness quotes

Funny summer quotes

 

If I go on summer vacation, I’d make a funny video about it for YouTube. For Instagram I’d show the gorgeous pictures. Snapchat is for the little side moments, like the hotel room, the food. Twitter is for whatever thoughts that come to mind about the vacation. ~Eva Gutowski

 

I need vitamin sea.

 

A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn’t mean in winter. ~Patricia Briggs

 

Nothing has ever touched on what fun childhood was. Summer holidays were bliss. We made home movies, with real stories in them. My father had such charm and charisma, and made everything so funny. ~Jane Birkin

 

Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad? ~Dodie Smith

 

This is funny because I just had a job over the summer for VH1, a project I did called Strange Frequency where I got to play a Goth rock band singer. ~Charisma Carpenter

 

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp. ~Raymond Duncan

 

Happiness is not having to set the alarm for the next day.

 

Life is better in a bikini.

 

Working is bad enough in the winter, but in the summer it can become completely intolerable. Stuck in airless offices, every fibre of our being seems to cry out for freedom. We’re reminded of being stuck in double maths while the birds sing outside. ~Tom Hodgkinson

 

It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine…it’s summertime! ~Kenny Chesney

 

I need 6 months of vacation, twice a year.

 

More funny quotes

Cute summer quotes

 

Sunshine on my mind.

 

Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and count the stars. To sit on a branch and study the clouds. ~Regina Brett

 

Young, wild & free

 

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…~Susan Polis Schutz

 

Take me away. I need the sand the the waves.

 

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

 

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

I need summer to be longer so I have more time to do nothing.

 

Summertime is always the best of what might be. ~Charles Bowden

 

And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling. ~Shanti

 

Hot summer quotes

 

This summer will be hot hot hot!

 

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. ~Charles Dickens

 

Let a man walk ten miles steadily on a hot summer’s day along a dusty English road, and he will soon discover why beer was invented. ~Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

It’s going to be a long, hot summer, we know that. It’s going to be very difficult. ~Tom Delay

 

There is nothing I like better at the end of a hot summer’s day than taking a short walk around the garden. You can smell the heat coming up from the earth to meet the cooler night air. ~Peter Mayle

 

Sometimes the very best of all summer books is a blank notebook. Get one big enough, and you can practice sketching the lemon slice in your drink or the hot lifeguard on the beach or the vista down the hill from your cabin. ~Michael Dirda

 

I’m working on a snow scene right now, and it’s summer. It’s hot, and I will get chilly. I’ll have to turn on the heat. My wife walks in, and it’s 95 degrees in the studio. I know it’s nutty, but it’s a projection you have where you step into the painting. ~Thomas Kinkade

 

One hot summer night in San Francisco, roughly 10 years ago, I was sitting in a crowded Pacific Heights restaurant when Alice Adams walked in with a man. She was about 60 at the time, and she was wearing a skirt that fell an inch or so above her knees and flat heels without stockings. ~Mary Gaitskill

 

I’m good in summer. My birthday is in summer. I don’t like it when it’s too hot, but, you know, blue skies, I think people genuinely loosen up a bit, and it’s nicer. ~George Ezra

 

Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day. ~Donald G. Mitchell

 

I’m obsessed with frozen yogurt because you don’t feel totally guilty eating it. It’s not as bad as ice cream, and during the hot summer months, it’s a great way to just refresh. ~Caroline Sunshine

 

In Salford, we had fish in our tap water. I remember, one hot summer day, running to the toilet at playtime and dunking our heads in a sink full of water. I remember putting my head in and seeing all these little fish in it. ~Bernard Sumner

 

I’m not a summertime guy. The only time I really enjoy the summer is touring and performing because there is nothing else for me to do at home. It’s too hot, and you can’t farm. You can’t hunt. ~Blake Shelton

 

Violent crime is a solved problem – all they have to do is repeal the laws that keep those intelligent, capable, and responsible men and women from arming themselves, and violent crime evaporates like dry ice on a hot summer day. ~L. Neil Smith

 

His voice is dark chocolate on a hot summer night. ~Kristen Callihan

 

In the hot summer months, popsicles are a perfect way to cool down while enjoying a delicious, fruity treat. Frozen, refreshing, mouth-friendly candy on a stick cannot get any better… or can it? ~Marcus Samuelsson

 

For some reason I only crave fruit when I’m in a tropical place – if it’s really hot in the summer or if I go to a tropical island for work. But otherwise I really don’t crave it. ~Carmen Electra

 

There is nothing I like better at the end of a hot summer’s day than taking a short walk around the garden. You can smell the heat coming up from the earth to meet the cooler night air. ~Peter Mayle

 

If I’m in N.Y.C., I love walking around during the summer. It’s hot, but I love it. I enjoy seeing everyone out. New York is such a fun place. The energy is so amazing here during the summer. ~Behati Prinsloo

 

You’re like a cold beer, darling, on a long hot summer night. ~Rod Stewart

 

Famous summer quotes

 

I felt like summer had taken me over. ~Junot Diaz, This is how you lose her

 

‘Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about. ~John Mayer

 

Wake me up when summer begins.

 

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

 

Sand and sun, summer has begun!

 

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

 

Rejoice as summer should…chase away sorrows by living. ~Melissa Marr

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Summer quotes for kids

 

One of my school friends’ parents owned a minigolf course, and a bunch of us kids would play there all day in the summer. Two-under deuces was a good score. ~Jack Nicholson

 

Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun. ~Brian Wilson

 

Every summer my husband and I pack our suitcases, load our kids into the car, and drive from tense, crowded New York City to my family’s cottage in Maine. It’s on an island, with stretches of sea and sandy beaches, rocky coasts, and pine trees. We barbecue, swim, lie around, and try to do nothing. ~Hope Davis

 

When I was growing up, kids would go outside and play all day and invent things. And my brothers and I pretended our picnic table was a ship one summer. Our bikes were horses, and our trees were forts. We turned everything in the world into make-believe. ~Mary Pope Osborne

 

I think day care is terrific. Kids get to be around other kids, and they’re playing, and they’re teaching each other. When I was in college, my summer job was being a preschool teacher. I loved it, and after that experience, I said I can’t wait to put my kid in day care because I could see how much they loved it. ~Jessica Valenti

 

In many ways, September feels like the busiest time of the year: The kids go back to school, work piles up after the summer’s dog days, and Thanksgiving is suddenly upon us. ~Brene Brown

 

Midwest kids got to summer camp. There is something very special about being away from your parents for the first time, sleeping under the stars, hiking and canoeing. ~Jami Gertz

 

Reading is a joy for my kids, and to swing in a hammock on a lazy summer day reading a good book just goes with summer. ~Marcia Gay Harden

 

As parents, we need to send our kids back to ‘old-fashioned’ outdoor summer camps, which have been on the decline as the demand for sports and academics-based camps has risen. We need to fight budget cuts to public parks programs and resist closures of public swimming pools and playgrounds. ~Darell Hammond

 

I’m the kind of parent who asks my kids questions like, ‘What would be your ideal thing to do in the summer?’ ~Dwyane Wade

 

When most kids were doing summer camp, I was doing the Arkansas festival circuit, passing out push cards, and shaking hands and tagging along with my dad to every nook and cranny in the state of Arkansas. ~Sarah Huckabee Sanders

 

This summer, we need to let our kids go play and we need to stop worrying about whether or not it’s going to ruin their chances of getting into college. ~Darell Hammond

 

I began acting when River was doing this TV series and they needed two kids for the show, so they got me and my little sister, Summer, to do it. After that I did some really weird guest spots with orangutans and stuff. ~Joaquin Phoenix

 

A lot of camps and summer programs for kids seem to have discovered that among the most valuable things they offer is what they don’t offer. No Wi-Fi. No grades. No hovering parents or risk managers or parents who parent like risk managers. ~Nancy Gibbs

 

That’s what I tell all the kids who come to my summer camps: ‘You’ll get a shot; it’s about what you do with it.’ ~Reggie Miller

 

In real life, I go to the North Shore with my kids for two weeks each summer, and it’s a magical place for us. I feel restored there and connected to the ancient, pre-human world in a way that no place else on Earth does for me. ~Dean Bakopoulos

 

Now that it’s officially summer, here’s my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields. ~Marvin Olasky

 

Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well. ~George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

More children quotes

Summer quotes with friends

 

Aaah, summer – that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. It’s a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swimming strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make new friends. ~Darell Hammond

 

My best friend and I went to sleep-away camp every summer. We’d share stories of making out with boys, but we never did, so we made it all up. My real first kiss was at a friend’s house when I was in junior high. He was such a good kisser, and we’re still close friends! ~Kourtney Kardashian

 

When I do entertain, in the summer, which is rare, I receive my guests on the front porch, set up wicker trays found at Pottery Barn, and serve iced beverages. Anytime I do welcome friends, it’s always a tray of canapes or Planters peanuts, jellied candy from Paris, and a good bottle of Sancerre. ~Andre Leon Talley

 

I think I was a shy kid. I grew up without television. I had a dog, and we lived up in the White Mountains in the summer, and I had no friends up there. And I would just go play hide-and-seek with my dog and probably had some imaginary friends. ~Dan Brown

 

Over the summer I thought that I would seek out non-Americans as friends, just for diversity’s sake. Now I find that I want to be around Americans – people who I know are thinking about our country as much as I am. ~Chelsea Clinton

 

As the summer moves on, there are Saturday nights when I come home and find friends I haven’t even been out with sitting up in the hot tub. ~Brian O’Driscoll

 

Why do all our friends and relatives destroy the summer for us? Why can’t they get married in February? ~Jerry Della Femina

 

I think it’s cool to do a summer outdoor show because, growing up, like, those were always the shows and the concerts that I would get to see, where I would be sitting on the grass with my friends and hanging out, and it was such a moment. ~Kirstin Maldonado

 

I used to go to sports camp every summer. I’d make a lot of new friends, and it was all athletic. It was basically a place for parents to send their kids to run out all their summer energy for two weeks. ~Matt Bomer

 

I suppose that there are many novels that are set during the summer because it’s a lonely time of year. Friends come and go, comfort comes and goes, which makes it a perfect time of year to indulge in melancholia. ~Hilton Als

 

For summer, I definitely love doing stuff outside. I love beach volleyball if you’re close to something like that. It’s really fun; you can do it with a lot of friends. ~Behati Prinsloo

 

I did years of summer stock. I sort of only wanted to be an actor. And then at 19, I was funny, and I had some of these bits that

 

I did for friends, and I immediately could get on television. ~Albert Brooks

 

More friend quotes

Summer love quotes

 

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

 

The madness of spring is so enticing. I love it when things are opening up and emerging from the ground. I also love the middle of summer when fruit is bursting forth, but I even love the garden in the winter when everything is resting. ~Ross Gay

 

In the summer, I love to go up north to a cottage and relax by the lake, swim, go canoeing… I also love riding my bike around Toronto, going to the farmer’s market, cooking. That sounds simple, but it’s a luxury you don’t have when you’re living in hotels. ~Sarah Gadon

 

What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love’s the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning. ~Robert Burton

 

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

 

My family is Jamaican and Cuban, but we would go to see our Jamaican side every summer for three months and every Christmas. One of the things I used to love was climbing trees and picking ackee fruit for breakfast. ~Karamo Brown

 

I grew up in Oklahoma and Missouri, and I just loved film. My folks would take us to the drive-in on summer nights, and we’d sit on the hood of the car. I just had this profound love for storytelling. ~Brad Pitt

 

I always try to describe making movies like summer camp, or some holiday where you spend all day, every day with a new group of people whom you kind of love and then never see again. ~Eddie Redmayne

 

Fall is my favorite my time of the year. I love it. I’ll try and make it back to Vancouver a bunch. I love going back home for that. Everything turns orange. You start to get out of summer, start making your way into the winter, everyone is wearing jackets. Vancouver lights up in the fall, so I definitely go back there for a bit. ~Jean-Luc Bilodeau

 

I think gardens are fantastic, and I’d love to draw and design and stuff like that. I love just planting flowers during the summer.

 

There’s something very humble about it, and natural and beautiful. ~Ed Westwick

 

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

 

That summer after the draft was probably the most fun I’ve ever had, because all I had to do every day was wake up and go work out for four or five hours. I got to play some golf, which I love to do, too, and then got to hang out with my family. ~Stephen Curry

 

I love Greek food in the summer. ~Antoni Porowski

 

I love summer, but my legs are so pale I can never wear shorts or a bikini. ~Emma Roberts

 

I love getting up – in the summer, I get up at 5:30, 6 just to go train. ~Paul Pierce

 

My favorite southern dish has to be fried chicken. I love to cook it. I love to have it in the summer. ~Katie Lee

 

Summer is a great opportunity for all of cable. People love to find original episodes. ~Bonnie Hammer

 

Since the summer days of my Canadian childhood, I have loved to canoe across the dark mirror of northern lakes, paddling with an inside flick of the blade, leaving a trail of twisting whirlpools in my wake. ~Rory MacLean

More love quotes

End of summer quotes

 

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

 

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

 

When I was 16, I had a job on the cleaning crew at a local hospital. I wore a pink uniform and cleaned bathrooms and buffed the hallway linoleum. Oddly, I don’t recall hating the job. I recall getting choked up at the end of the summer when I went to turn in my uniform and say goodbye to the ladies. ~Mary Roach

 

They’ll never never never take the summer away from me.

 

‘Boys of Summer,’ to me, is like the end of the summer, man. That heartbreaking feeling where you have to go back to school, your summer love is coming to an end, and the leaves are changing. That was always such an emotional time for me as a kid, because I loved summer so much. ~Frankie Ballard

 

August is like the Sunday of summer.

 

Once you get over the culture shock, Filey is a pleasant spot, particularly at the beginning or end of the summer, when the hotels are half full. The brave go in winter, when the wind can be bitter and biting and Filey resumes its real life as a tiny, introverted fishing community. ~David Hewson

 

The morning had dawned clear and cold, with a crispness that hinted at the end of summer. ~George R.R. Martin

 

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

 

‘End of Summer’ expands the way I want to express myself as a composer. It’s a piece of visual music that has this narrative and conceptual dimension to it. ~Johann Johannsson

 

Watching the summer close is like watching a good kid die for no apparent reason. ~Darnell Lamont Walker

 

At the end of summer, I go on a detox because I know I need a clear mind for Fashion Week. You need a lot of energy, and the ability to focus, in preparation for this craziness. I go to the gym, too, just to make sure I have the endurance to keep up with everything. ~Pat McGrath

 

To say it was a beautiful day would not begin to explain it. It was that day when the end of summer intersects perfectly with the start of fall. ~Ann Patchett

 

Summer’s lease hath all too short a date. ~William Shakespeare

 

The end-of-summer winds make people restless.

 

Summer always ends with good memories.

 

It’s always summer somewhere. ~Lilly Pulitzer

 

Missing summer quotes

 

People take pictures of the Summer, just in case someone thought they had missed it, and to proved that it really existed. ~Ray Davies

 

Missing summer more than anything.

 

Dear Summer, I broke up with Winter…I miss you.

 

Need Summer now.

 

Summer hurry up.

 

I miss hating the summer heat.

 

I don’t need a man. I need tequila and a tan.

 

Goodbye summer quotes

 

Goodbye Summer. Hello Autumn.

 

Summer is almost over. But another one is just around the corner.

 

Summertime, it was a song, it was a season. I wondered if that season would ever live inside of me. ~Benjamin Alire Saenz

 

A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.

 

Goodbye curly. I’ll see you next summer. Keep out of trouble, now, until I come back. ~Juliet Marillier

 

Goodbye, Summer. Hello, students. I love you both.

Other seasons quotes

Conclusion

I hope you enjoyed our gathered collection of the best summer quotes. Please share with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Thanks for reading!

What is your one? Would you like to add another one here? Share in the comments!

Leave a Reply