Summer Quotes & Sayings

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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. - Henry James
It's surely summer for there's a swallow: Come one swallow, his mate will follow, The bird race quicken and wheel and thicken. - Christina Georgina Rossetti
No spring, nor summer beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one autumnal face; Young beauties force our love, and that's a rape; This doth but counsel, yet you cannot scape. (Elegy IX, The Autumnal) - John Donne
All your renown is like the summer flower that blooms and dies; because the sunny glow which brings it forth, soon slays with parching power. [It., La vostra nominanza e color d'erba, Che viene e va; e quei la discolora Per cui ell' esce della terra acerba] - Danielle Vare
The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece! Where burning Sappho loved and sung. Where grew the arts of war and peace, Where Delos rose, and Phoebus sprung! Eternal summer gilds them yet, But all, except their sun, is set. - Lord Byron
And as, when all the summer trees are seen So bright and green, The Holly leaves a sober hue display Less bright than they, But when the bare and wintry woods we see, What then so cheerful as the Holly-tree? - Robert Southey
I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease, observing a spear of summer grass. - Walt Whitman
Summer afternoon, Summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James