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48 Best Summer Quotes for All Your Beach Days Ahead

"I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this." —Susan Branch

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If you had to boil summer down into one sentence, Seals & Crofts’ lyrics “summer breeze, makes me feel fine,” pretty much hits the nail on the head. It’s the warm weather season you look forward to each year (maybe because you had no homework as a kid). From trips to the beach to playing in the pool, you’re going to want to remember all your epic summer moments with some great photos. Obviously, you’ll need the best summer quotes and sayings to pair with those pictures!

And the best way to save those memories with your family and friends is to print your summer memories in a Monthbook! Don’t let your summer get lost in the camera roll shuffle — print out your favorite photos each month so you have a physical version of your future summer nostalgia. You can also add text pages or captions with your favorite summertime quotes, too! These are the 48 best, inspirational summer quotes that perfectly sum up the magical vibe of the season. If you’re looking for short summer sayings, we got you covered there, too.

Quotes about Summer

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

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

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

“Summer has a flavor like no other. Always fresh and simmered in sunshine.” —Oprah Winfrey

“It is easy to forget now, how effervescent and free we all felt that summer.” —Anna Godbersen, Bright Young Things

"She smelled of sun and daisies with a hint of river water." —Katie Daisy

“Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.” —Langston Hughes

“But tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the sun.” —The Beatles, “I’ll Follow the Sun”

"If summer had one defining scent, it'd definitely be the smell of barbecue." —Katie Lee

“I have only to break into the tightness of a strawberry, and I see summer – it's dust and lowering skies.” —Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye

"If you're not barefoot, then you're overdressed." —Anonymous

"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability." —Sam Keen

"Summertime. It was a song. It was a season. I wondered if that season would ever live inside of me." —Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Last Night I Sang to the Monster

"Summertime. It was a song. It was a season. I wondered if that season would ever live inside me." —Benjamin Alire Saenz

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

"Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows." —Helen Keller

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." —Marcus Tullius Cicero

“For me, it was almost like winter didn’t count. Summer was what mattered. My whole life was measured in summers.” ―Jenny Han, The Summer I Turned Pretty

"I love summertime more than anything else in the world. That is the only thing that gets me through the winter, knowing that summer is going to be there." —Jack McBrayer

"I was made for sunny days." —Anonymous

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

“Little darling / It's been a long cold lonely winter / Little darling / It feels like years since it's been here / Here comes the sun” —The Beatles, “Here Comes the Sun”

"In summer, the song sings itself." —William Carlos Williams

"Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." —Henry James

"Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly." —Van Morrison, “Into the Mystic”

“Sweet, sweet burn of sun and summer wind, and you, my friend, my new fun thing, my summer fling.” —K.D. Lang

"Summertime is always the best of what might be." —Charles Bowden

"Friends, sun, sand, and sea, that sounds like a summer to me." —Anonymous

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

"I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this." —Susan Branch

"Oh, the summer night, has a smile of light, and she sits on a sapphire throne.” —Bryan Procter

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside." —Maud Hart Lovelace

“And I snuck in through the garden gate / Every night that summer just to seal my fate / And I screamed for whatever it's worth / ‘I love you,’ ain't that the worst thing you ever heard?” —Taylor Swift, “Cruel Summer”

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

"Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine." —Mario Fernández

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

"Summer breeze makes me feel fine." —Seals & Crofts, “Summer Breeze”

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

“Again and again, the cicada’s untiring cry pierced the sultry summer air like a needle at work on thick cotton cloth.” —Yukio Mishima, Runaway Horses: The Sea of Fertility, 2

"Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon." —C. Day Lewis

“Everything good, everything magical, happens between the months of June and August.” —Jenny Han, The Summer I Turned Pretty

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

"I am more myself in a garden than anywhere else on earth." —Dough Greene

"Your voice was the soundtrack of my summer." —Anonymous

"Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams." —Hosea Ballou

"'Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about." —John Mayer

"You are so much sunshine in every square inch." —Walt Whitman

“Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer.” —Nat King Cole

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