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Inspiring Quotes About Summer

Everyone in the northern hemisphere is now getting into the swing of summer, so here's a dozen uplifting quotations about summertime...

Woman standing on a mountain top enjoying the sunshine

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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