50 Hello Summer Quotes & Sayings To Savor The Season

As the days grow longer the arrival of summer brings a sense of joy and rejuvenation. It’s a season filled with beach trips, barbecues, and endless opportunities to bask in warm weather and the great outdoors.

To help you capture the essence of this vibrant time of year, I’ve curated a collection of the best “Hello Summer” quotes and sayings

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I’m sharing some classic inspiring quotes and fun carefree quotes about summer from books, music and beyond.

So, grab your sunglasses, pour yourself a refreshing drink, and dive into the warmth and nostalgia that summer brings!

The Ultimate List of Summer Quotes & Sayings

1. “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble is too difficult to overcome.” – Wilma Rudolph

"When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble is too difficult to overcome." - Wilma Rudolph

2. “Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon.” – C. Day Lewis

3. “If summer had one defining scent, it’d definitely be the smell of barbecue.”- Katie Lee

4. “Summer has a flavour like no other. Always fresh and simmered in sunshine.” – Oprah Winfrey

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

6. “When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine.”

– Unknown

6. “When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine.” – Unknown

7. “Oh sun! Fervid Sun! You welcome me with summer. Drench me in your rays,” – Richelle E. Goodrich

8. “And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” – Meister Eckhart

9. “Swim through the serene summer sky.” – Virgil

“Swim through the serene summer sky.” - Virgil

10. “One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the winter.” – Henry David Thoreau

11. “She smelled of sun and daisies with a hint of river water.” – Katie Daisy

You can also pick up this beautiful quote as a watercolor painting on Etsy.

12. “I love how summer just wraps it’s arms around you like a warm blanket.” – Kellie Elmore

13. “Ô, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.” – Roman Payne

14. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air’s salubrity,” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

15. “I expect some new phases of life this summer, and shall try to get the honey from each moment.” – Lucy Stone

16. “Some of the best memories are made in flip-flops.” – Kellie Elmore

17. “I can feel a sunshine stealing into my soul and making it all summer, and every thorn, a rose.” – Emily Dickinson

18. “Summer. The time of year when days get longer and nights get better.” – Uknown

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50 Hello Summer Quotes and Sayings

Summer Quotes from Musicians

We all love summer which is why there are so many songs about summer to help us enjoy every moment of it. These summer lyrics won’t disappoint.

To get things going I’m starting off with a song from my all-time favourite movie – Grease…

19. Danny: Summer lovin’, had me a blast

Sandy: Summer lovin’, happened so fast

Danny: I met a girl crazy for me

Sandy: Met a boy cute as can be

Danny & Sandy:

Summer days driftin’ away

To, uh oh, those summer nights

20. “Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you want to move your dancing feet.”

– Bob Marley, “Sun is Shining”

21. “I wanna soak up the sun.” – Sheryl Crow

22. “These are the days of the endless summer, these are the days, the time is now.” – Van Morrison

Van Morrison - “These are the days of the endless summer, these are the days, the time is now.”

23. “Oh, when I look back now

That summer seemed to last forever

And if I had the choice

Yeah, I’d always wanna be there

Those were the best days of my life”

– Bryan Adams, “Summer Of ’69”

24. “Daisy Dukes, bikinis on top, sun-kissed skin, so hot we’ll melt your popsicle.” – Katie Perry, “California Girls”

25. “Summer’s here and the time is right / For dancing in the street” — Martha and the Vandellas, “Dancing in the Street”

26. “It’s like a beach blanket and a bottle of wine, it feels something like summertime.” – Bon Jovi, “Summertime”

27. “When I met you in the summer, to my heartbeat’s sound, we fell in love, as the leaves turned brown.”

– Calvin Harris, “Summer”

27. “When I met you in the summer, to my heartbeat’s sound, we fell in love, as the leaves turned brown.” – Calvin Harris, “Summer”

28. “Now, I’m just gonna sit at the dock of the bay

Watching the tide roll away

Ooh-wee, sittin’ on the dock of the bay

Wastin’ time”

– Otis Redding “Dock of the Bay”

29. “Dancing days are here again, as the summer evenings grow.” – Led Zeppelin, “Dancing Days”

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

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Summer Quotes from Literature

31. ‘And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on 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, The Great Gatsby

32. “Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” – Jenny Han, The Summer I Turned Pretty

"Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August." - Jenny Han, The Summer I Turned Pretty

33. “The crickets felt it was their duty to warn everybody that summertime cannot last for ever. Even on the most beautiful days in the whole year – the days when summer is changing into autumn – the crickets spread the rumor of sadness and change.” – E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web

34. “Summer was on the way; Jem and I awaited it with impatience. 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; but most of all, summer was Dill.” – Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

35. “The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning.” – Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting

36. “All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer — one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going — one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything can come in this world.” – L.M. Montgomery, Anne’s House of Dreams

37. “It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”― Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy and Tib

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”― Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy and Tib

38. “Spring flew swiftly by, and summer came; and if the village had been beautiful at first, it was now in the full glow and luxuriance of its richness.” – Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

39. “If it could only be like this always—always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe…” – Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited

40. “I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.”

– L.M. Montgomery. Anne of the Island

41. “Summer is singing with joy, and the beaches are inviting you with dancing waves,” – Debasish Mridha, Sweet Rhymes from Sweet Hearts.

42. “I have only to break into the tightness of a strawberry, and I see summer – its dust and lowering skies,” – Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye

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43. Good times and tan lines.

44. Summer vibes only.

45. It’s a summer state of mind.

46. Beach hair, don’t care.

47. Eat. Beach. Sleep. Repeat.

48. Endless sun. Endless fun. Endless Summer.

49. Hello Sunshine.

50. Girls just wanna have sun!

Final Thoughts

I hope you loved these fun and inspiring hello summer quotes as much as I do!

They are the perfect way to bring in summer and a great reminder to enjoy every sweet moments that summer has to offer – the sunny days, happy times, blue skies and simple pleasures.

Do you have a favorite summer quote that I haven’t included?

Share in the comments below and I’ll include it in the future!

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