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Thursday, 10 July 2014



“Summer was here again. Summer, summer, summer. I loved and hated summers. 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 

“One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.” ― Henry David Thoreau 

“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” ― John Keats

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

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ― John Steinbeck

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

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

“it’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine … it’s summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney

“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” ― Yoko Ono

“Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.” ― George R.R. Martin

“My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.” ― George R.R. Martin

“One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.” ― Aristotle

 “If it could only be like this always – always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe and Aloysius in a good temper…” ― Evelyn Waugh
“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” ― Charles Bowden

“Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people. for those few months, you’re not required to be who everyone thinks you are, and that cut-grass smell in the air and the chance to dive into the deep end of a pool give you a courage you don’t have the rest of the year. you can be grateful and easy, with no eyes on you, and no past. summer just opens the door and lets you out.” ― Deb Caletti

“Summer bachelors like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.” ― Nora Ephron

“Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad?” ― Dodie Smith

 “Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” ― William Shakespeare

“Some of the best memories are made in flip flops.” ― Kellie Elmore 

“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” ― Jeannette Walls
“In summer the empire of insects spreads.” ― Adam Zagajewski

“A breeze, a forgotten summer, a smile, all can fit into a storefront window.” ― Dejan Stojanovic 

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

“The days draw out, the weather gets warmer, and it’s what we call summer, with a bitter laugh when we’ve said it.” ― Stan Barstow 

“It’s summer and time for wandering…” ― Kellie Elmore
“That familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ― F Scott Fitzgerald 

“August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.” ― Sylvia Plath

“Watching the summer close is like watching a good kid die for no apparent reason.” ― Darnell Lamont Walker

And with this post I want to wish from the blog Sangria, Sol y Siesta a very 


  1. Hola Nieves, llego un pelín tarde a esta entrada, ya que el verano nos dejó.
    Pero no he querido dejar de felicitarte, por esta magnífica recopilación, tanto de citas, como de las preciosas estampas que publicas, que son lo que más me ha gustado, ya que tienen ese tono- añejo, que a mi me encanta.
    Un fuerte abrazo.

  2. No te preocupes Manuel, como verás tengo el blog aparcado desde el comienzo del verano, por falta de tiempo, pero muchas gracias, me alegro de que te haya gustado la selección de citas veraniegas y sus ilustraciones. Otro abrazo muy fuerte para ti amigo,


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