Saturday, April 10, 2010

summer, pleasures... and quotes

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

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. ~Russel Baker

I question not if thrushes sing,
If roses load the air;
Beyond my heart I need not reach
When all is summer there.
~John Vance Cheney

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

Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. ~Henry James

In summer, the song sings itself. ~William Carlos Williams

I have always loved summer, maybe because I was born in this season :)