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Published Sunday, May 24, 2015 @ 10:13 PM EDT
May 24 2015

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

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
-Russell Baker

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 weather.
-Robertson Davies

How ungenerously in later life we disclaim the virtuous moods of our youth, living in retrospect long, summer days of unreflecting dissipation.
-Evelyn Waugh

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.
-John Keats

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 invincible summer.
-Albert Camus

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 gone.
-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 happy.
-Aristotle

People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, all life for happiness.
-Unattributed

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 time.
-John Lubbock

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.
-Steve Goddard

The quarrels of lovers are like summer showers that leave the country more verdant and beautiful.
-Susanne Necker

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(May 25 is also the birthday of Bennett Cerf and Ralph Waldo Emerson.)


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