A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn't mean in
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like
Every man makes his own summer. The season has no character of its
own, unless one is a farmer with a professional concern for the
How ungenerously in later life we disclaim the virtuous moods of
our youth, living in retrospect long, summer days of unreflecting
I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days-
three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty
common years could ever contain.
I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons
of the year.
-Edna St. Vincent Millay
I was thinking that we all learn by experience, but some of us have
to go to summer school.
-Peter De Vries
In the depth of winter I finally realized that there was in me an
Many a person has been saved from summer alcoholism, not to mention
hypertoxicity, by Dostoyevsky.
-Roy Blount, Jr.
Memory can glean, but never renew. It brings us joys faint as is
the perfume of flowers, faded and dried, of the summer that is
-Henry Ward Beecher
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
People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, all life for
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the
trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching
the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of
Sound loves to revel in a summer night.
-Edgar Allan Poe
Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.
-George R.R. Martin
The climate is just like it always was. Hot in the summer, cold in
the winter and brainless in Washington.
The quarrels of lovers are like summer showers that leave the
country more verdant and beautiful.