The weather is getting warmer, the days longer; school is nearly out -- summer is almost here. As we get ready to pull down the canoes, break out the fishing poles, and dust off the bathing suits, we've rounded up our favorite quotes about summertime to get into the summer spirit.
"Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language."
— Henry James
"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
"I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June."
— L.M. Montgomery
"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow."
— Audrey Hepburn
"When the sun is shining, I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome."
— Wilma Rudolph