(The Progressive Farmer Archives)

Cornerstones highlights thought-provoking quotes from notable folks.

Summer has a flavor like no other. Always fresh and simmered in sunshine.
Oprah Winfrey

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

And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

Do what we can, summer will have its flies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I figured out how to work my grill, it was quite a moment. I discovered that summer is a completely different experience when you know how to grill.
Taylor Swift

One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Henry David Thoreau

To see the summer sky is poetry, though never in a book it lie -- true poems flee.
Emily Dickinson

It's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... It's summertime!
Kenny Chesney

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

When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand.
Luke 21:30 (KJV)

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
Langston Hughes

Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape ...
Harper Lee

Sweet, sweet burn of sun and summer wind, and you, my friend, my new fun thing, my summer fling.
K.D. Lang

I have only to break into the tightness of a strawberry, and I see summer -- its dust and lowering skies.
Toni Morrison


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