Quotations on Summer

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We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child.
- James Agee
(Keywords: Time, Now, Summer, Talking)

Tears are the summer showers to the soul.
- Alfred Austin
(Keywords: Soul, Summer, Tears)

Since then I have held many jobs at museums in Colorado and Wyoming. I have also taught summer courses at the University of Colorado.
- Robert T. Bakker
(Keywords: Jobs, Museums, Summer, University)

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
- Hosea Ballou
(Keywords: Joy, Rain, Summer, Tears)

I could name a few songs and say exactly what summer they came out and what boy I thought I was in love with when I was fourteen years old, but I think that music used to be really more a part of the culture when people went out dancing in a different way than they do now.
- Ann Beattie
(Keywords: Love, Music, Thought, People, Culture, Dancing, Name, Now, Old, Songs, Summer, Years)

I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer.
- Brendan Behan
(Keywords: Food, Men, Society, Women, Beer, Irreverence, Old, Summer, Winter)

Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome.
- William Bligh
(Keywords: Adventure, Ships, Summer, Water, Winter, Wood)

Cricket to us was more than play, it was a worship in the summer sun.
- Edmund Blunden
(Keywords: Cricket, Play, Summer, Sun, Worship)

Summer movies are spectacles; that's what you pay 10 dollars to see. You want to get teased by effects sometimes. I think that will never stop.
- Jan de Bont
(Keywords: Movies, Summer, Want, Will)

My door was open part of the time, and part of the time I tried to get a nap and their voices annoyed me, and I closed it. I kept it open in summer more or less, and closed in winter.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Keywords: Time, Open, Summer, Winter)

I love doing this day, and George was exactly as he's always been, very calm and very gentle, and if I'm in the final cut in the summer theater, I'll be thrilled. If I'm not, well that's the way things go.
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Keywords: Love, Day, Summer, Theater)

What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning.
- Robert Burton
(Keywords: Nature, Life, Love, Gay, Night, Summer, Sun)

Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: April, May, Spring, Summer, Winter)

It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong.
- John Cheever
(Keywords: Nothing, Summer, Wrong)

People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
- Anton Chekhov
(Keywords: People, Summer, Winter)

We were just covered in dirt the whole time. It was so hot - and that was in winter. I can not imagine what it's like in summer and how the people who actually live out there survive.
- Toni Collette
(Keywords: Time, People, Summer, Winter)

Fancy your having no sunshine in London yesterday! Here it was glorious, like full summer, and I sat up with the window wide open, listening to the discourse of two amorous thrushes.
- Marie Corelli
(Keywords: Fancy, Listening, London, Open, Summer, Thrushes)

The summer of 1830 I... blasted the tunnel through the rock to take water from the dam above the falls for the mill... In 1831 we lowered the tunnel four feet, and built a new dam across the creek.
- Ezra Cornell
(Keywords: Feet, Summer, Water)

I will always remember this summer day in Paris, when I was to perform a great acrobatic move. I can still see myself stepping on the ring of a packed circus along real performers.
- Tony Curtis
(Keywords: Day, Paris, Summer, Will)

We started focusing on this in earnest late summer and early fall. I can build more power plants. In the 12 years before us, not a single plant of major consequence was built.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: Power, Plants, Summer, Years)

There are so many scenarios here. We tried to prepare for the worst summer in 40 years and build assumptions based on that. We're preparing for the worst, but we're hoping for the best. And I've told people the end is in sight.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: People, End, Sight, Summer, Years)

The first professional training I received of any kind was when I was 14 years old and we were in Kansas City, Missouri. I attended the Kansas City Art Institute for one summer.
- Marc Davis
(Keywords: Art, First, Old, Summer, Training, Years)

It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below.
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Keywords: Heart, Man, Night, Summer, Talk, Ugly, Words)

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
(Keywords: Light, March, Summer, Sun, Wind, Winter)

So when people go to the park this summer, they are not going to have the same quality of a visit. There is not going to be a ranger out on the trail to tell them about the important cultural and historic areas within the Olympic National Park.
- Norm Dicks
(Keywords: Quality, People, Summer, Visit)

In fact, at Olympic National Park in my district, they 3 years ago had 130 summer employees they brought in for temporary work. This summer they have 25 because they cannot afford more.
- Norm Dicks
(Keywords: Work, Employees, Fact, Summer, Years)

Spring and summer 1942 was probably the worst period of internal terror in Slovakia. It was also the time of mass deportation of Slovak Jews to the extermination camps in Poland.
- Alexander Dubcek
(Keywords: Time, Spring, Summer, Terror)

I was four years old then, and I think it must have been the next summer that I first heard the voices.
- Black Elk
(Keywords: First, Old, Summer, Years)

You remember that my great vision came to me when I was only nine years old, and you have seen that I was not much good for anything until after I had performed the horse dance near the mouth of the Tongue River during my eighteenth summer.
- Black Elk
(Keywords: Dance, Vision, Old, Summer, Tongue, Years)

They do think it is a big summer movie and that's why they want to give it a great chance, but they don't want to go up against Spider-Man 2 or some of the other big movies, the $100 million films that are coming up.
- David R. Ellis
(Keywords: Movies, Chance, Summer, Want)

My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn't playing.
- Jim Evans
(Keywords: Dad, Work, Summer, Umpire)

When I was 14, I played in a summer league. One night the chief umpire asked me if I would like to try umpiring. There was a Little League tournament coming up and he needed more umpires than he had.
- Jim Evans
(Keywords: Night, Summer, Umpire)

In conformity with these designs on the city of Washington, and notwithstanding the disastrous results of the invasion of 1862, it was determined by the Rebel government last summer to resume the offensive in that direction.
- Edward Everett
(Keywords: Government, Conformity, Direction, Results, Summer, Washington)

If your kids attend school and grades are up that will make $1,000 contributions to some 10,000 kids across the country, are challenging kids to learn foreign languages or challenging kids to get summer jobs or seek summer enrichment opportunities?
- Harold Ford
(Keywords: Country, Jobs, Kids, School, Summer, Will)

Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor.
- Elton Gallegly
(Keywords: Burden, College, Country, Hospitals, Jobs, Labor, Students, Summer, Wages)

Instead of isolating our school and our many subjects from the every day world, we intend to plant it not merely in the French capital, but in what for next summer at least will be the focal point, the capital of the entire civilized world.
- Patrick Geddes
(Keywords: Day, School, Summer, Will, World)

I'm opening a store at the end of the month in the New York meatpacking district. I'm launching a line of bedding this summer, and I am writing a book that will be out next January.
- Genevieve Gorder
(Keywords: End, Summer, Will, Writing)

After 4 years on NYPD Blue it has been nice to have the summer off and spend time with family and friends. There are a few projects I am interested in and plan to be working this fall.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Keywords: Family, Time, Friends, Projects, Summer, Years)

I attended the University of Louisville my freshman year, transferred to what was then Western Kentucky State Teachers College for my sophomore and junior years, and then graduated from the University of Louisville in the summer of 1961.
- Sue Grafton
(Keywords: College, Kentucky, State, Summer, Teachers, University, Years)

When I grew up there wasn't air-conditioning or anything of that nature, and this old car had a wall thickness of about ten inches. So we had a little warmer house in the winter and a little cooler in the summer.
- Merle Haggard
(Keywords: Car, Nature, Old, Summer, Winter)

We need society, and we need solitude also, as we need summer and winter, day and night, exercise and rest.
- Philip Gilbert Hamerton
(Keywords: Society, Day, Exercise, Night, Rest, Solitude, Summer, Winter)

Time always seems long to the child who is waiting - for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Keywords: Time, Soul, Christmas, Day, Summer, Waiting)

Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught.
- Sydney J. Harris
(Keywords: Nothing, Promise, Summer, Winter)

In the summer of 1776 our Founding Fathers sought to secure our independence and the liberties that remain the foundation of our nation today.
- Doc Hastings
(Keywords: Fathers, Founding, Independence, Nation, Summer, Today)

Digital Chocolate has 60% of its developers in Finland where the sun never sets in the summer and there is nothing to do outside in the winter, so we are very productive!
- Trip Hawkins
(Keywords: Nothing, Summer, Sun, Winter)

God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
- Heraclitus
(Keywords: War, Peace, God, Day, Hunger, Night, Summer, Winter)

The soy-bean, in particular, has proved sufficiently resistant to cold in spring and to adverse weather during summer to warrant heavy planting, especially throughout the South.
- David F. Houston
(Keywords: Spring, Summer, Weather)

I also want to thank Arizona citizens for their efforts at conserving energy last summer.
- Jane D. Hull
(Keywords: Energy, Summer, Want)

Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world.
- Ada Louise Huxtable
(Keywords: Time, Belief, Clothes, Day, Right, Spirit, Summer, World)

By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.
- Helen Hunt Jackson
(Keywords: Autumn, Summer, Weather)



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