Summer Quotes (241)

Quotes and citations about summer


Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.

By : Diane Ackerman

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The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled.

By : Henry Adams

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We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child.

By : James Agee

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My brother Jim and I spent many wonderful summers working on dairy farms in Wisconsin owned by Mom's cousins, and as members of our local Boy Scout troop.

By : Peter Agre

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I am a better running back every time I step on the field. I try to get better each game, each summer, each season.

By : Shaun Alexander

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Jimmy Carter began his planning in the early summer of 1976, Ronald Reagan a year prior. The Clinton Administration, elected in 1992, lingered in naming its team, and as a result, took almost a year to staff its ranks.

By : Richard V. Allen

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It's not the winter that bothers me - it's the summers.

By : Walt Alston

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Eight months later, having left Columbia, I was studying physics in a summer program and working in Colorado when I decided to enroll as a graduate student in biophysics.

By : Sidney Altman

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For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day

By : Aristotle

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Tears are the summer showers to the soul.

By : Alfred Austin

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Everyone has a budget, I don't care who you are. But they said if we are in a pennant race in the middle of the summer they are going to get some help with added payroll.

By : Dusty Baker

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

By : Russell Baker

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Since then I have held many jobs at museums in Colorado and Wyoming. I have also taught summer courses at the University of Colorado.

By : Robert T. Bakker

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Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

By : Hosea Ballou

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Analyses of the movie marketplace points to an interesting phenomenon: High-profile movies are continuing to do well year-to-year in the U.S. and overseas - this past summer, for example, the top 10 movies registered at the same level as in '04.

By : Peter Bart

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I could name a few songs and say exactly what summer they came out and what boy I thought I was in love with when I was fourteen years old, but I think that music used to be really more a part of the culture when people went out dancing in a different way than they do now.

By : Ann Beattie

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I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.

By : Brendan Behan

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Other men wear white suits in summer and it doesn't seem to bother them. But my white suit seems to be a little whiter than theirs. I think also that it may have something written on the back of it, although I can't find it when I take the suit off.

By : Robert Benchley

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I have family obligations and all that stuff. I get my kids six weeks in the summer, which is a real intense period of time. I'm with them every minute of the day.

By : Tom Berenger

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I'm generally pessimistic about the dumbing down of America - especially with summer movies.

By : Elmer Bernstein

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The Recovery Act is working, but it's going to continue to work. It's not over. A lot's going to happen this summer. And even after the summer, there's more to come with the act.

By : Joe Biden

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Mr. Speaker, high natural gas prices and the summer spike in gasoline prices serve as a stark reminder that the path to energy independence is a long and arduous one.

By : Judy Biggert

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The first presentation of my show was given in May, 1883, at Omaha, which I had then chosen as my home. From there we made our first summer tour, visiting practically every important city in the country.

By : Buffalo Bill

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I met Hilary Vaughan at a Student Ball in 1944 and we married in the summer of 1946, as soon as I graduated.

By : James W. Black

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The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow, and going as smoothly and silently. I never had dreamed of such a motion, fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze flitting over the flowers, but swift as the summer lightening.

By : Richard Blackmore

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In our passage from the Cape of Good Hope the winds were mostly from the westward with very boisterous weather: but one great advantage that this season of the year has over the summer months is in being free from fogs.

By : William Bligh

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Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome.

By : William Bligh

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I came back out here from England and I was there for a while and it was beautiful and it is just great to see London going from Spring to Summer and Autumn.

By : Orlando Bloom

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Cricket to us was more than play, it was a worship in the summer sun.

By : Edmund Blunden

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Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.

By : Erma Bombeck

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Summer movies are spectacles

By : Jan de Bont

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My door was open part of the time, and part of the time I tried to get a nap and their voices annoyed me, and I closed it. I kept it open in summer more or less, and closed in winter.

By : Lizzie Andrew Borden

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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.

By : Hal Borland

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Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.

By : Hal Borland

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I had no experience with broadcasting basketball games, so I took a tape recorder and went to a playground where there was a summer league, and I stood up in the top of the stands and I called the game.

By : Ed Bradley

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I think A Midsummer Night's Dream would be terrific because of the transformations that occur. Or The Tempest, things like that. Extraordinary larger than life or supernatural element.

By : Kenneth Branagh

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Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods.

By : Georg Brandes

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I know that if odour were visible, as colour is, I'd see the summer garden in rainbow clouds.

By : Robert Bridges

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Any pitcher who might throw at me should know I'm not giving up my day job or trying to get anyone else's job. I just can't think of anything cooler than being one of the boys of summer!

By : Garth Brooks

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The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight.

By : William C. Bryant

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