Quotations About / On: SUMMER

  • 1.
    Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
    (Henry James (1843-1916), U.S. author. Quoted in A Backward Glance, ch. 10, Edith Wharton (1934). Remark during "one perfect afternoon we spent at Bodiam" (Bodiam Castle, Kent, England).)
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  • 2.
    It was as lovely a summer as those that precede wars.
    (Angela Carter (1940-1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Penguin. "Elegy for a Freelance," Fireworks: Nine Profane Pieces, p. 117 (1974).)
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  • 3.
    It will not always be summer; build barns.
    (Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 503.)
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  • 4.
    Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
    (Russell Baker (b. 1925), U.S. journalist. New York Times (June 27, 1965).)
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  • 5.
    Friendship is evanescent in every man's experience, and remembered like heat lightning in past summers.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 277, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 6.
    It is good even to be a fisherman in summer and in winter.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 21, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 7.
    I did not read books the first summer; I hoed beans.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 123, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 8.
    Summer has set in with its usual severity.
    (Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. Letter, May 9, 1826, by essayist Charles Lamb. Quoted in Letters of Charles Lamb, vol. 2, ed. Alfed Ainger (1888).)
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  • 9.
    Cold winter and hot summer! Being part of nature.
    (Nature)
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  • 10.
    Fact: Girls who are having a good sex thing stay in New York. The rest want to spend their summer vacations in Europe.
    (Gail Parent (b. 1941), U.S. author. "Europe," Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (1972).)
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