Quotation Explorer - 'Summer'

Minister: As I was saying, Alex, you can be instrumental in changing the public verdict. Do you understand, Alex? Have I made myself clear?Alex: As an unmuddied lake, Fred. As clear as an azure sky of deepest summer. You can rely on me, Fred. - Anthony Burgess
The house had been torn down. Nothing is left but the old white fence. There used to be privet bushes everywhere. "The smell of privet is the smell of summer for me," I say to Catherine."Yes, Mom." she says, "I know, Your memories are my memories now. - Abigail Thomas
The month of May is the pleasant time; its face is beautiful; the blackbird sings his full song, the living wood is his holding, the cuckoos are singing and ever singing; there is a welcome before the brightness of the summer. Lady Gregory, Finn, Son of Cumhal - Lady Gregory, “Finn, Son of Cumhal”
The sound was like a gentle breeze of joy on a warm summer day. It wrapped around his senses and his heart. That was the moment, and he knew he’d be telling her about it fifty years from now when she asked him when it was that he knew that he loved her. - Grace Willows
Being an artist means, not reckoning and counting, but ripening like the tree which does not force its sap and stands confidence in the storms of spring without fear that after them may come no summer - Rainer Maria Rilke
It's a sure sign of summer if the chair gets up when you do. - Walter Winchell
In the depth of winter, I learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
Memories are strange things. Without being something I can hold in my hand, they wield a beguiling power over me. Like a mirage in the noontime heat of summer they dance before my inner eyes and beckon me to find water where there is no water. - Joy Sikorski
There is a harmony In autumn, and a lustre in its sky, Which through the summer is not heard or seen, As if it could not be, as if it had not been! - Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Steadfast Love of the Lord is not Seasonal; His Mercies do not have winter or summer days... They are new every now and then. - Israelmore Ayivor
In the deep shivering winter, I can feel the joy of a dancing summer in my heart. - Debasish Mridha
Summer is for surrendering; winter is for wondering. - Debasish Mridha
Mind's acres are forever green: Oh, IShall keep perpetual summer here; I shallRefuse to let one startled swallow die,Or, from the copper beeches, one leaf fall. - Stanley Kunitz
We all learn by experience but some of us have to go to summer school. - Peter De Vries
Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
There's nothing more beautiful than watching trees getting dressed up for Spring and Summer - Charmaine J Forde
I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
I also did some jail time a few years ago. Spent a whole summer in jail reading books. I pumped a ton of new knowledge and new thinking into myself. - Tommy Lee
Love is warmer than summer. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Most people who spend their lives are dreaming of having a summer house somewhere in the suburb of their city where they could lie in the hot sun all day long, drinking coffee and juice. They think they are enjoying life, but really they are spending life. - Sunday Adelaja
Spring procreates, Summer develops, Autumn debilitates & Winter ceases to be. Meeting all forms of life. - Isabella Schorno
September tries its best to have us forget summer. - Bern Williams
Don’t try to fit me in a box… My life is not one dimensional. I’m the summer breeze and the hurricane… I’m the serene lake and the raging ocean… I’m the gentle poet and the rough warrior… Your labels don’t limit me… they limit your experience of me. Don’t confuse the two. - Steve Maraboli
Warm summer sun, shine brightly here, Warm Southern wind, blow softly here, Green sod above, lie light, lie light, Good night, dear heart; good night, good night. - Mark Twain
Summer is leaving silently. Much like a traveler approaching the end of an amazing journey. - Darnell Lamont Walker
The best horror novels open up, "It was beautiful summer day and the smell of flowers emanated throughout the air. - Justin Alcala
Summer was full on and the nights hot. It was like lying in warm syrup there in the dark under the viaduct, in the steady whine of gnats and nightbugs - Cormac McCarthy
and while he did all the actual dancing, I remember whirling around and around the porch those hot summer days so long ago and never wanting to stop. - Julie Reece Deaver
The summer night is like a perfection of thought. - Wallace Stevens
The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools. - Henry Beston
It's the end of the summer. It's the end of it all. Those days are gone, it's over now, we're moving on. - Theory of a Deadman
Where’s the trail to Cold Mountain?Cold Mountain? There’s no clear way.Ice, in summer, is still frozen.Bright sun shines through thick fog.You won’t get there following me.Your heart and mine are not the same.If your heart was like mine,You’d have made it, and be there! - Han Shan
We met last fall, and dreamt of summer days together. Winter came, and when you left, Winter stayed. - William C Hannan
Pray that the summer mornings are many when with such pleasure, with such joy you will enter ports seen for the first time - Constantinos P. Cavafis
There's a hell of a distance between wise-cracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wise-cracking is simply calisthenics with words."[Interview, The Paris Review, Summer 1956] - Dorothy Parker
Sometimes Füsun yawned so beautifully that I would think that she had forgotten the entire world and that she was drawing from the depths of her soul a more peaceful life, as one might draw cold water from a well on a hot summer day. - Orhan Pamuk
Summer arrives with the morning sun.Beach time breezes in with endless fun. - Debasish Mridha
The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter; the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood. - John Burroughs
Summer bachelors like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be. - Nora Ephron
Every season has a reason. Summer cannot do the works of winter, nor winter the works of summer. Each season is unique yet so important, so cherish the seasons in your life. - Gugu Mona
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
Gone are the summer daysand my mind along with them.No longer will I indulgein hopes of getting you back.It is hope that makes these chains heavierand autumnal nights longer.I will merely serve as a memory to you:the lover that recited love poems.I must go nowand I urge you not to look back. - Kamand Kojouri
I waited for the seasons of love to pass from this cold winter to the summer heat I dreamed of. - Shannon L. Alder
Summer is summer. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The magic fades too fastthe scent of summer never lasts the nights turn hollow and vast but nothing remains...nothing lasts. - Sanober Khan
Summer night--even the starsare whispering to each other. - Kobayashi Issa
I love to watch Summer SkyFlashy yet calm!It feels I'm one of them...Sometime it seems they are streaming down! - Irfa Adam
Genesis 8:22While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease. - The Holy Bible ESV
Summer is only the unfulfilled promise of spring, a charlatan in place of the warm balmy nights I dream of in April. It’s a sad season of life without growth…It has no day. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
There is something deep within us that sobs at endings. Why, God, does everything have to end? Why does all nature grow old? Why do spring and summer have to go? - Joe L. Wheeler
When the beauty and warmth of summer is here,then dancing leaves with colors are not too far. - Debasish Mridha
I could taste the salt on her lips, each kiss like a summer wave breaking on an empty beach. - Michael Faudet
She who is a dancer can only sway the silk of her hair like the summer breeze. - Shah Asad Rizvi
In summer, a soothing warm breeze on a beach is the most soothing music for the soul. - Debasish Mridha
I've found myself moved by letters and diaries in archives as well as trashy, summer blockbusters. It's possible to make a connection with any kind of writing - as long as the writing is good. - Sara Sheridan
In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
remembered summer light, and the luminous inverted ghost of a boy with a parrot on his shoulder. - Michael Chabon
Perhaps in the stillness of a summer night they will feel compelled to walk barefoot down a moonlit country road and search for the magic that connects all beings in the Circle of Life. - Autumn Morning Star
I am sad, like the hot dust on the streetsAnd the music of fresh fallen leavesCaught in a sliding summer breeze. - Scott Hastie
Every summer, like the roses, childhood returns. - Marty Rubin
For every summer & every summer after.Promise your-self to bare a bit more.To take things to a new level.To reinvent. To reflect back.To keep things humble.To tie up loose ends &Let the Sparks Fly... - Jennifer Pierre
When it is summer, enjoy it, but you must also prepare for winter. - Debasish Mridha
He had become enveloped in the Indian Summer of the Soul. - O. Henry
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. - Mark Twain
My everlasting Summer fills heart with laughter like a blooming flower... Her diverse sounds is nature's symphony, sprinkle delight, with comfort of ocean breeze which needs no attest.. The unique every moment of soul's revival and its sun to shine... - Oksana Rus
Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this son of York, And all the clouds that loured upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. - William Shakespeare
And the day inevitably comes when the scrapbook of summer, smeared with ice cream slurps and sweat stains, gives way to that new clean white notebook, spine unbroken, begging to be smudged with the enthusiasm of a number two pencil and a mind open to the possibilities. - Toni Sorenson
The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms. Everything is more beautiful when they have passed. - Madame Necker
Summer, like a kiss, trembles when it first arrives. - Marty Rubin
In summer, we grow younger and stay young forever. - Debasish Mridha
Dark, dark my light, and darker my desire.My soul, like some heat-maddened summer fly,Keeps buzzing at the sill. Which I is I? - Theodore Roethke
The older lady smiled a friendly welcome that rivaled her preserves for sweet appeal. She could have been someone’s grandmother complete with close-cropped white hair if she wasn’t wearing a worn Grateful Dead T-shirt over a long-sleeved thermal. The 1987 Summer Tour. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
If the weather is summer in your mind, even the coldest winter will be hot for you! If the weather is winter in your mind, even the hottest summer will be cold for you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
First crush, first kiss, first time I saw the oceanAnd dug my toes in the sandBaseball and summer nights, casting out when the fish first bite,First time I got a Chevy in my handsI thought nothing can touch that by a mileI thought nothing can make that moment seem so worthwhile - Scotty McCreery
Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions, which move with him like flies on a summer day. - Bertrand Russell
There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. - Celia Thaxter
Where the bee sucks, there suck I: In a cowslip's bell I lie; There I couch when owls do cry. On the bat's back I do fly After summer merrily. Merrily, merrily shall I live now Under the blossom that hangs on the bough. - William Shakespeare
There is a certain loveliness, I think, to performing deep cleaning in one’s underwear on a beautiful summer day. - Agnostic Zetetic
Magical morning lights, dreamy sky,Smiling flowers letting us know summer is opening her eyes - Debasish Mridha
Everyone wants to look great in the summer... Don't just dream, take action!Your journey to being a summer yummer starts today. - Steve Maraboli
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. - Russell Baker
Summer afternoon-summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
Ah! Summer is here. Celebrate the lights, dance with the blooming flowers, swim with the heart touching waves, sing under the dreamy starlight, dance with the winds, fall in love with the blue sky and the simple joys of life. - Debasish Mridha
I leave the outdoors to you. It is too warm out there to read comfortable, and summer, like many uncomfortable things, is as welcome as a dim woman. It is tolerable to look at, but after being made to interact with it, nobody wants anything to do with it. - Michelle Franklin
A sense of security, of well-being, of summer warmth pervades my memory. That robust reality makes a ghost of the present. The mirror brims with brightness; a bumblebee has entered the room and bumps against the ceiling. Everything is as it should be, nothing will ever change, nobody will ever die. - Vladimir Nabokov
Freeze, freeze in the winter, if you really want to appreciate the summer! Walk, walk at the edge of the precipices, if you rightly want to learn the meaning of the safety! Switch the lights off, if you want to see the amazing beauty of the light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The sky blue strengthens slowly, the dawn light rosy and pale the summer song of our romance begin to unveil...with every heart beat and the waves' breath...the time stood in harmony still. Your morning kiss my hands could feel...by your lips soft, so warm, so very gentle, nice and full of life... - Oksana Rus
Thankfulness opens the door and ushers in peace and joy like a blessed breeze on a hot and humid Louisiana summer day. - David P. Ingerson
Thoughts as warm as a silky summer rain, flowing over the edge of my soul's gentle.not tides returning them along the shoreline to laughing gulls. - Basith
...summer softens lines that winter cruelly shows... - John Geddes
For every summer & every summer after.Promise your-self to bare a bit more.To take things to a new level.To reinvent. To reflect back.To keep things humble.To tie up loose ends & Let the Sparks Fly... - sincerely jennp
Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it in summer school - Josh Stern
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DOE Unbearably lovely music is heard as the curtain rises, and we see the woods on a summer afternoon. A fawn dances on and nibbles slowly at some leaves. He drifts lazily through the soft foliage. Soon he starts coughing and drops dead. - Woody Allen
Summer afternoon - Summer afternoon... the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
In summer, the song sings itself. - William Carlos Williams
In summer the empire of insects spreads. - Adam Zagajewski
Jam on a winter took away the blue devils. It was like tasting summer. - Sandra Dallas
We all used to try so hard to fit in. We wanted to look exactly alike, do all the same things, practically be the same person, but when we weren't looking that all changed....what the summer actually brought was independence from each other. - Now and Then
A veiled Mind is more enticing than all the nude men lining up the Seine, during Summer. - AainaA-Ridtz
In the summer, we create memories of hot adventures so that those memories can warm-up the deep frozen winter. - Debasish Mridha
But to go to school in a summer morn,O! It drives all joy away;Under a cruel eye outworn,The little ones spend the dayIn sighing and dismay. - William Blake
In the summer, we write life’s summary with the slow waves of love flowing over the sandy beach. The slow breeze and the warm sun write our memories. - Debasish Mridha
It was a two-gallon Styrofoam cooler - one of the cheap ones that you can pick up at any service station in the summer season and then listen to it squeak to the point of homicidal dementia. - Craig Johnson
One swallow does not make a summer. - Aristotle
One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy. - Aristotle
Whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul, I shall recall the memory of warm, sunny, late summer afternoons like this one, and be comforted greatly. - Peggy Toney Horton
Summer rushes in on the heels of spring, eager to take her turn; and then she dances with wild abandon. But the time soon comes when she gratefully falls, exhausted and sated, into the auburn arms of autumn. - Cristen Rodgers
Winter brings a colder palette with more heavy blue and violet, Fall has substantial more reddish and brown, Summer brings a variation of pastel colours and Spring fresh green and tangerine. - Siren Waroe
Spring is the time of the year, when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade. - Charles Dickens
People don't notice wheter it's winter or summer when they're happy. - Anton Chekhov
There was her face, like a summer peach, beautiful and warm, and the light of the candles reflected in her dark eyes. [He] held his breath. The entire world waited and held its breath. - Ray Bradbury
Summer grasses,All that remainsOf soldiers' dreams - Bashō Matsuo
233Life is for the living and the dead, she said in a smile,And flashed me a bit of pale thigh in the summer time - Derek Keck
Really good fiction could have as dark a worldview as it wished, but it'd find a way both to depict this world and to illuminate the possibilities for being alive and human in it."[Q&A with Larry McCaffery, Review of Contemporary Fiction, Summer 1993, Vol. 13.2] - David Foster Wallace
...red sings like summer in the shadows, hot on my tongue... - Nell Grey
Oh, the summer night / HAS A SMILE OF LIGHT / And she sits on a sapphire throne. - Barry Cornwall
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