Quotes About Summer

In the summer, there’s so much to look forward to! These summer quotes will get you in the mood for the most enjoyable season of the year.

Many of us look forward to the first day of summer all year, whether it begins early on Memorial Day weekend or around the solstice in June.

Vacations at the beach. It’s time to go to the pool. Ice cream and swimsuits. Long days, short nights, sunshine, mild weather, and school vacations are all factors to consider. Is it any surprise that the summer months make us feel happy and carefree?

If you’re not ready for summer yet, we’ve got all the ideas you’ll need! Continue reading for some of the best summer quotes… Before you know it, those long, hot days will be here.

We’ve gathered the best travel quotes to motivate you to get there, whether you’re heading to a new city for a week, taking a gap year before college, or making a large change.

50+ Summer Quotes to Feel Happy and Carefree

And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.__F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby


I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.― Edna St. Vincent Millay

I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.― Edna St. Vincent Millay

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


To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. – Audrey Hepburn

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. – Audrey Hepburn

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.___Marcus Tullius Cicero


The summer sun was not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belonged to the rain.― Benjamin Alire Sáenz

The summer sun was not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belonged to the rain.― Benjamin Alire Sáenz

I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this.___Susan Branch


Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about.___John Mayer

A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about.___John Mayer

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.― John Steinbeck


In summer, the song sings itself.__William Carlos Williams

In summer, the song sings itself.__William Carlos Williams

Summertime is always the best of what might be.___Charles Bowden


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…― susan polis schutz

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair...― susan polis schutz

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.___John Lubbock


Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.― George R.R. Martin

Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.― George R.R. Martin

In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explode, and every sunset is different.___John Steinbeck

In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explode, and every sunset is different.___John Steinbeck

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

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

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

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.___John Steinbeck

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.___John Steinbeck

We might think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us.___Jenny Uglow

We might think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us.___Jenny Uglow

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

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

I am more myself in a garden than anywhere else on earth.___Don Green


Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August. – Jenny Han


The summer night is like a perfection of thought.___Wallace Stevens


Green was the silence, wet was the light,
the month of June trembled like a butterfly.― Pablo Neruda


Friends, sun, sand, and sea, that sounds like a summer to me.___Unknown


Summertime. It was a song. It was a season. I wondered if that season would ever live inside me.___Benjamin Alire Sáenz


Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.― Ray Bradbury


One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.___Jeanette Walls


I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.___Edna St. Vincent Mallay


Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. – Sam Keen


When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person.___Aimee Friedman


You are so much sunshine in every square inch.___Walt Whitman


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


A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.___Robert Orben


Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June. – Al Bernstein


There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.___Celia Thaxter


Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.___William Shakespeare


Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadows.___Helen Keller


Some of the best memories are made in flip-flops.___Kellie Elmore


In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can reach right up and touch the sky.___Mungo Jerry


All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer — one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going — one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything can come in this world.___L.M. Montgomery


It is easy to forget now, how effervescent and free we all felt that summer.___Anna Godberson


When all else fails, take a vacation.– Betty Williams


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


If it could only be like this always — always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe.___Evelyn Waugh


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


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