40 Of The Best Summer Quotes To Get You Ready For Ice Cream Trucks, Sprinklers, And Sidewalk Chalk

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Summertime is a magical time of year filled with sunshine, tans, ice cream, waves, and amazing memories. There is not any other time quite like the summer, and it is apparent that some people thrive when it comes around. The warm weather brings everyone outside and sun rays fuel adventure. 

Some people like to escape to the beach, while others like to get away to the mountains or just go on vacation. Whatever your prerogative is for the summer, you can bet that it will be something amazing. 

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Here are 40 of the best summer quotes to get you ready for the most amazing time of the year!

1. The season is magical. 

"The summer night is like a perfection of thought." —Wallace Stevens 

2. No shirt, no shoes, no problem. 

"If you're barefoot, you're overdressed." —Unknown 

3. The sun is all you need. 

"Let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we see." —Unknown 

4. And then leave me there. 

"Take me away — I need the sand and the waves." —Unknown 

5. Laziness is just part of the summer days. 

"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability." —Unknown 

6. It's the perfect time for freedom. 

"It's summer! Be free and happy and danceful and uninhibited and now." —Unknown

7. It's just such a magical time. 

"Summer. Hair gets lighter. Skin gets darker. Water gets warmer. Drinks get colder. Music gets louder. Nights get longer. Life gets better." —Unknown

8. Memories for life.

"The tans will fade but the memories will last forever." —Unknown 

9. John knows whats up. 

"Cause a little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about." —John Mayer

10. Just keep adding chapters. 

"Every summer has its own story, but mine is a novel." —Unknown

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11. That would be a horrible year. 

"A life without love is like a year without summer." —Swedish proverb

12. Summer romances are blooming. 

"Hot summer nights, mid-July, when you and I were wild." —Taylor Swift

13. A perfect combination. 

"Friends, sun, sand, and sea — that sounds like a summer to me." —Unknown

14. Sounds like a plan.

"This summer put your phone away for a few days. Make some memories that no one knows about. Make some memories that are just yours." —Unknown

15. It's the season of possibilities.

"Summertime is always the best of what might be." —Charles Bowden

16. That is every single day in the summer. 

"One of the benefits of summer was that each day we had more light to read by." —Jeanette Walls, The Glass Castle

17. It's the only state of mind. 

"Summer is a state of mind." —Unknown 

18. The summertime motto.

"There's no need to rush. If something is meant to be, it will happen. In the night time, with the right person, for the best reason." —Unknown

19. The ocean is the best medication. 

"Good vibes happen on the tides." —Unknown 

20. It's been a long time. 

"Hello summer, I have been waiting for you." —Unknown

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21. Here here! 

"Less Monday, more summer." —Unknown

22. Thank goodness for this season!

"Here comes the sun." —The Beatles

23. Flip flops are the comfiest shoes. 

"Some of the best memories are made in flip flops." —Kellie Elmore

24. Tropical in the tropical season. 

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"Feeling tropical." —Unknown

25. If only...

"If it could be like this always — always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe..." —Evelyn Waugh

26. A perfect analogy:

"Tears of joy are like the summer raindrops pierced by sunbeams." —Hosea Bollou

27. Be free all summer long. 

"Let the sea set you free." —Unknown

28. I need to be in the sun to live. 

"I was made for sunny days." —Unknown

29. Just going with the flow. 

"Sometimes you just have to go with the waves." —Unknown

30. Summer is something special. 

"Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon." —C. Day Lewis

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31. It feels so warm and comforting. 

"I love how summer wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket." —Kellie Elmore

32. There aren't many words like it. 

"Summer afternoon... to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." —Henry James

33. Easy enough. 

"Keep calm and enjoy summer." —Unknown

34. Cyndi was close enough. 

"Girls just wanna have sun." —Unknown

35. What a wonderful realization. 

"In the depths of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer." —Albert Camus

36. No, not ever...

"They'll never never never take the summer away from me." —Unknown

37. Ocean salty, that is. 

"Stay salty." —Unknown

38. Suffering in the sun isn't really suffering. 

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

39. The recipe for fun. 

"Island days, island ways. Surf, sand, and sunny rays." —Unknown

40. Ain't that the truth.

"It's always summer somewhere." —Lily Pulitzer

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Molly Given is a writer living in Philadelphia and lover of all things to do with mystery and magic in life. When she’s not writing her fingers off she can be found planning her next adventure in a new part of the world.