60+ Summer Quotes for The Sunny Season

Bask under the warmth of this beautiful season.

Image with illustration of a woman's face in between summer plants

Welcome to our blog post on summer quotes!

Summertime, and the livin's easy! As the temperatures rise and the days grow longer, there's no better time to kick back, relax, and soak up all that the season has to offer.

Whether you're lounging by the pool, hitting the beach, or just enjoying the great outdoors, summer is a time for fun, sun, and making memories.

And what better way to celebrate all that summer has to offer than with a collection of fun and inspiring summer quotes?

So put on your sunscreen, grab a cold drink, and get ready to be inspired by these words of wisdom as we dive into the best summer quotes around.

Summer Quotes

Inspirational Summer Quotes

“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

"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

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

"Summers had a logic all their own and they always brought something out in me. Summer was supposed to be about freedom and youth and no school and possibilities and adventure and exploration. Summer was a book of hope. That's why I loved and hated summers. Because they made me want to believe."
― Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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

"Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you."
― Langston Hughes

Image with a summer quote by 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

"Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and count the stars. To sit on a branch and study the clouds."
― Regina Brett

Have the best summer days by starting them with positive self-talk. Here are morning affirmations to help your soul shine as bright as the sun:

"In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on pause and yet happening at the same time, this collection of weeks when anything was possible."
― Sarah Dessen

"Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape..."
― Harper Lee

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

"Tears of joy are like the summer raindrops pierced by sunbeams."
― Hosea Ballou

“Ô, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.”
― Roman Payne

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

Image with a summer quote by Jenny Han

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

"Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly."
― Van Morrison

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

"There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart."
― Celia Thaxter

Short Summer Quotes

“It's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine... it's summertime!”
― Kenny Chesney

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

Image with a summer quote by Susan Polis Schutz

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair...”
― Susan Polis Schutz

“I will always seek to make it summer for you.”
― Leigh Bardugo

"Summer means happy times and good sunshine."
― Brian Wilson

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

"I wanna soak up the sun."
― Sheryl Crow

“Summertime is always the best of what might be.”
― Charles Bowden

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

"I like summer. I like warmer weather and long days."
― Danielle Steel

Summertime Quotes

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

"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

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

Image with a summer quote by William Carlos Williams

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

"I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June."
― L.M. Montgomery

“Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance.”
― Yoko Ono

“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

“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

"It's like a beach blanket and a bottle of wine, it feels something like summertime."
― Bon Jovi

“Come with me,' Mom says.
To the library.
Books and summertime
go together.”
― Lisa Schroeder

“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.”
― Jeannette Walls

Funny Summer Quotes

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

"If you're not barefoot, then you're overdressed."
― Unknown

Image with a summer quote by Al Bernstein

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

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

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

Summer Vibes Quotes

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

"Summer is singing with joy, and the beaches are inviting you with dancing waves."
― Debasish Mridha

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Image with a summer quote by Mungo Jerry

"In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky."
― Mungo Jerry

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

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

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

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.”
― J. B. Priestley

“All great beginnings start in the dark, when the moon greets you to a new day at midnight.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“It's a new dawn, It's a new day, It's a new life for me. And I'm feeling good.”
― Nina Simone

We hope that these summer quotes have inspired and uplifted you, helping you to fully embrace all that this sunny season has to offer.

Whether you're lounging by the pool or making plans for your next summer adventure, may these words of wisdom bring joy and positivity to your life.

May the warmth and joy of summer stay with you always!

Continue Reading: 60+ New Beginnings Quotes for a Fresh Start

Aarushi Tewari

Aarushi Tewari

The writer and affirmations speaker at Gratitude, Aarushi believes that one of the most effective ways of feeling inner peace is by being grateful and having a loving self-relationship.

Free Weekly Gratitude Worksheet!

    We respect your privacy. Unsubscribe at anytime.