Thoughts on Summer

This week and next, many teachers and students across the country are starting their summer break. No matter what your summer plans are, here are some wonderful quotes about the season. Enjoy them as you bask in the summer sun.

“A life without love is like a year without summer.”
–Swedish Proverb

“A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.”
–James Dent

“A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.”
–St. Francis of Assisi

“Be like the flower—turn your face to the sun.”
–Kahlil Gibran

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.”
–Sam Keen

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

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.”
–John Lubbock

“Yellow butterflies look like flowers flying through the warm summer air.”
–Andrea Willis

“You can never appreciate the shade of a tree unless you sweat in the sun.”
–Author Unknown

Enjoy your summer!