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Perfect Short Summer Quotes: 95 Short Summer Sayings for 2023

Summer is the best time of the year. And if you are ready to get out there and enjoy every moment of it, these short summer quotes are for you. We think that when it comes to summer quotes short ones are often the best so we gathered the best short quotes about summer that include short summertime quotes, cute short quotes for summer, short happy summer quotes, short summer quotes for Instagram, short summer sayings and phrases and short summer captions.

There is something about summer that is so special. These quotes will help get you in the mood for the season.

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Short Summer Quotes

Here are our favorite short summer quotes.

“What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer.” — Gertrude Jekyll

“It’s always summer somewhere.” – Lily Pulitzer

“Summer brings sunshine, warm and flowering.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

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

Sunset on lake with shor summer quotes by Debasish Mridha

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

“August has passed, and yet summer continues by force to grow.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

“Life is a summer, full of fun, at the beach, under the sun.” – Debasish Mridha

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

“I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“When summer gathers up her robes of glory, and like a dream of beauty glides away.” – Sarah Helen Whitman

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

Short Summertime Quotes

Check out these short summertime quotes.

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” – Porgy and Bess

“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine…it’s summertime!” – Kenny Chesney

“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” ― Charles Bowden

Pink floatie on beach with short summertime quotes by Charles Bowden

“I love summertime more than anything else in the world.” — Jack McBrayer

“Oh, bring again my heart’s content, Thou Spirit of the Summer-time!” – William Allingham

“In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can reach right up and touch the sky.” – Mungo Jerry

“Summertime. It was a song. It was a season. I wondered if that season would ever live inside of me.” — Benjamin Alire Sáenz

“The crickets felt it was their duty to warn everybody that summertime cannot last forever.” ―E.B. White

“Summertime, and the reading is easy…” – Michael Dirda

Cute Short Quotes for Summer

We love these cute short quotes for summer. Check out our list of Cute Short Quotes.

“Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly.” – Van Morrison

“Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy.”- Regina Brett

“Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.” ― Yoko Ono

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

“Palm trees, ocean breeze, salty air, sun-kissed hair. That endless summer, take me there.” ― Michele Elder

“The brief flashbacks are sun-kissed, summery and optimistic.” – Steven Soderbergh

“Sunrays must be the sun’s way of dancing alone.” – Prem

Person in lake with cute short quotes for summer by Prem

“I hope the sun knows how much I rise with its rays.” – Itesh Kumar

“Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad?” -Dodie Smith

Short Funny Quotes for Summer

These short funny quotes for summer will put a smile on your face. You might like our full list of Funny Summer Quotes. If you like funny quotes and sayings, you should also check out our lists of Short Funny Quotes, Funny Good Morning QuotesFunny Love QuotesFunny Work QuotesFunny Quotes of the DayFunny Quotes About Life and Funny Inspirational Quotes.

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.”- Sam Keen

Sunset on lake with short funny quotes for summer by Sam Keen

“A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn’t mean in winter.” ― Patricia Briggs

“Some of the best memories are made in flip flops.” ― Kellie Elmore

“A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawnmower is broken.” – James Dent

“A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.” – Raymond Duncan

“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

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

“Working is bad enough in the winter, but in the summer it can become completely intolerable.”- Tom Hodgkinson

“If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back?” – Steven Wright

“It’s a sure sign of summer if the chair gets up when you do.” -Walter Winchell

Short Happy Summer Quotes

If you like these short happy summer quotes then check out our list of Short Happy Quotes.

“People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.” – Anton Chekhov

“My favorite weather is bird-chirping weather.” – Terri Guillemets

“Summer means happy times and good sunshine.”- Brian Wilson

Ocean and beach wtih short happy summer quotes by Brian Wilson

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

“Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.”- Hosea Ballou

“If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” – Morris West

“Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.” – John Harrigan

“Simplicity makes me happy.” – Alicia Keys

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” – Anne Frank

“If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy

Short Quotes on Summer and Love

If you like these short summer love quotes, check out our lists of Short Love Quotes, I Love You Quotes for Her, I Love You Quotes for Him, Romantic Quotes, True Love Quotes, Love You More Quotes, Love of My Life Quotes, Thinking of You Quotes, Lost Love Quotes, Cute Love Quotes, Funny Love Quotes and Love Yourself Quotes.

“I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” ― Kellie Elmore

“A life without love is like a year without summer.” – Swedish Proverb

Two people at lake with short quotes on summer and love

“Summer was a book of hope. That’s why I loved and hated summers. Because they made me want to believe.” ― Benjamin Alire Sáenz

“I could taste the salt on her lips, each kiss like a summer wave breaking on an empty beach.” ― Michael Faudet

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

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

“It wasn’t love at first sight. It took a full five minutes.” – Lucille Ball

“Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones

“Love loves to love love.” – James Joyce

Blurry lights with a very short summer love quotes by James Joyce

“True love stories never have endings.” – Richard Bach

“All you need is love.” – Paul McCartney

“Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.” – William Shakespeare

“A life lived in love will never be dull.” – Leo Buscaglia

“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

Short Summer Quotes for Instagram

Your followers will love these short summer quotes for Instagram. If you like short quotes to use as captions check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Short Quotes About Life, Short Positive Quotes, Short Deep Quotes, Funny Short Quotes, Short Cute Quotes, Short Friendship Quotes, Short Quotes About Change, Short Travel Quotes and Best Short Quotes.

“It’s always summer somewhere.” —Lilly Pulitzer

“In summer, the song sings itself.” -William Carlos Williams

Sunset on beach with short summer quotes for Instagram by William Carlos Williams

“It’s summer and time for wandering…” – Kellie Elmore

“Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” —William Shakespeare

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…” ― Susan Polis Schutz

“Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.”- Bob Marley

“You are so much sunshine in every square inch.” – Walt Whitman

“I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this.” —Susan Branch

“Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.” -Russell Baker

“A summer’s sun is worth the having.” – French Proverb

Short End of Summer Quotes

These short end of summer quotes are for when summer is drawing to a close from our full list of End of Summer Quotes\f.

“The end-of-summer winds make people restless.” -Sebastian Faulks

“Summer will end soon enough, childhood as well.” – George R.R. Martin

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

“It is easy to forget now, how effervescent and free we all felt that summer.” – Anna Godbersen

“Summer ends, and Autumn comes.” – Hal Borland

Ocean with short end of summer quotes by Hal Borland

“Watching the summer close is like watching a good kid die for no apparent reason.” – Darnell Lamont Walker

“Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” ― William Shakespeare

“Why do spring and summer have to go?” – Joe Wheeler

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“Summer has always been good to me, even the bittersweet end, with the slanted yellow light.”

― Paul Monette

“This morning, the sun endures past dawn. I realize that it is August: the summer’s last stand.” – Sara Baume

“It is still summer, but the summer is no longer alive.” – Tove Jansson

“Caught in the doldrums of August, we may have regretted the departing summer…” ― Denis Mackail

Short Summer Vacation Quotes

If you like these short summer vacation quotes then you might also want to check out our list of Vacation Quotes.

“Summer vacation: where you drink triple, see double and act single.” – Unknown

“When all else fails, take a vacation.” – Betty Williams

“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.” – Robert Orben

“In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama

“People don’t take trips; trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

“Here’s to a vacation of no regrets!” – Joan Rylen

Umbrella on balcony at sunset and ocean behind and a short vacation quotes for Instagram by Joan Rylen

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller

“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty Thi

“Vacations are necessities, not luxuries.” – Linda Bloom

“A vacation is three times more work without the payment.” – Debasish Mridha

“Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE!!” ― Lea Mishell

“Vacation is that time when you wish you had something to do while doing nothing.” –Frank Tyger

“No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.” – Elbert Hubbard

“An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.” – Jaime Kurtz

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.”– Rumi

“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.” – Robert Orben

“Extend your vacation whenever possible.” ― A.D. Posey

Ocean, beach and palm trees with a short vacation quotes for Instagram that reads extend your vacation whenever possible

“My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean.” – Nina Arianda

“To escape and sit quietly on the beach — that’s my idea of paradise.” – Emilia Wickstead

“I look my best when I’m totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach.” – Rosamund Pike

“Laying under the palm trees waiting for the sunset.” – Garvit Singh

Short Summer Days Quotes

Here are our favorite short summer days quotes.

“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” ― Jeannette Walls

“And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.” ― Shanti

“Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer.” – Nat King Cole

“In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other.” ―Sarah Dessen

Sunset on lake with short summer days quotes by Sarah Dessen

“Ah, summer – that long-anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility.” – Darrell Hammond

“The wind plays the blues on hot summer days.” ― Bert McCoy

“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days.” ― John Keats

“Celebrate Summer – Sun drenched days and starlit nights” – Gooseberry Patch

Short Summer Nights Quotes

You’ll love these short summer nights quotes.

“The summer night is like a perfection of thought.” – Wallace Stevens

“It was rapture enough just to sit there beside him in silence, alone in the summer night…” ―L.M. Montgomery

“The summer night was settling upon the neighborhood like a dark lace veil…” ―Victoria Kahler

“The summer night is like a perfection of thought.”- Wallace Stevens

Sunset with short summer nights quotes by Wallace Stevens

“I liked the deep, sad summer nights.” ― Haruki Murakami

“The dreamy days and sticky nights of summer were already calling, as if anything could happen.” ― C.J. Carlyon

“These summer nights are short.” ― Patrick Leigh Fermor

“Time goes by at the speed of life, Slower than a slow dance, on a hot summer night” ― Jude Cole

“It’s like one of those summer nights with your friends by the ocean.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

Short Inspirational Summer Quotes

If you like these short inspirational summer quotes, check out our list of Short Inspirational Quotes. If you like inspirational quotes check out our lists of Inspirational Morning Quotes, Inspirational Quotes for Today, Funny Inspirational Quotes and Inspirational Quotes for Work.

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

“Rejoice as summer should…chase away sorrows by living.” ― Melissa Marr

“There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.” – Celia Thaxter

Ocean beach with short inspirational summer quotes by Celia Thaxter

“He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.”- John Burroughs

“You can if you think you can.” – George Reeves

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”—Confucius

“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” – Bruce Lee

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”— Malala Yousafzai

Summer Quotes Short for May, June, July and August

We also have a larger list of the Best May Quotes, June Quotes, July Quotes and August Quotes.

“As full of spirit as the month of May, and as gorgeous as the sun in midsummer.” – William Shakespeare

“If June was the beginning of a hopeful summer, and July the juice middle, August was suddenly feeling like the bitter end.” – Sarah Dessen

“June suns, you cannot store them.” – A.E. Housman

Sunset with Short June Quotes

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.”—Jenny Han

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses.” ―Maud Hart Lovelace

“I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.” -L. M. Montgomery

“If June was the beginning of a hopeful summer, and July the juice middle, August was suddenly feeling like the bitter end.” – Sarah Dessen

“I drifted into a summer-nap under the hot shade of July, serenaded by a cicadae lullaby, to drowsy-warm dreams of distant thunder.” –Terri Guillemets

“It’s July and I have hope in who I am becoming.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

“In June we picked the clover, and sea-shells in July” – Cecil Day-Lewis

“July is a blind date with summer.” – Hal Borland

Chairs on beach with summer quotes short by Hal Borland

“I drifted into a summer-nap under the hot shade of July.” -Terri Guillemets

“August is that last flicker of fun and heat before everything fades and dies.” – Rasmenia Massoud

“August of another summer, and once again, I am drinking the sun, and the lilies again are spread across the water.” – Mary Oliver

“August, the summer’s last messenger of misery, is a hollow actor.” – Henry Rollins

Summer Short Quotes with Fall, Winter and Spring

If you like short seasonal quotes then check out our lists of Short Fall Quotes, Short Winter Quotes and Short Spring Quotes.

“August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born.” – Sylvia Plath

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ― John Steinbeck

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”- Albert Camus

“One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring.” – Aldo Leopold

“Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment.” – Ellis Peters

“Nothing is so beautiful as Spring.” – Gerard Manley Hopkins

Close up of lilacs with short spring quotes for Instagram by Gerard Manley Hopkins

“Spring is when life’s alive in everything.” – Christina Rossetti

“In spring we are on Earth; in summer we are on Earth; in autumn we are on Earth, but in winter we are in another planet; winter is another planet!” — Mehmet Murat ildan

“Summer is for surrendering; winter is for wondering.” — Debasish Mridha

“Summer bodies are made in the winter.” — Krissy Turner

“Summer is the time for squabbles. In winter, we must protect one another, keep each other warm, share our strengths.” — George R.R. Martin

“It was one of those March days… when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” ― Charles Dickens

Short Summer Sayings and Short Summer Phrases

No one is sure who said these short summer sayings and short summer phrases first. You might also like our full list of Summer Sayings.

“Summer: Hair gets lighter. Skin gets darker. Water gets warmer. Drinks get colder. Music gets louder. Nights get longer. Life gets better.”

“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream, and that’s basically the same thing.”

“Where can I get more vacation days?”

“Salt in the air, sand in my hair.”

“There is always that one summer that changes you.”

Person on floatie with short summer sayings and phrases

“There is no ‘we’ in summer. Only ‘u’ and ‘me’.”

“Hip, Hip, Hooray for the Hot Summer Day!”

“If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed.”

“Friends, sun, sand, and sea, that sounds like a summer to me.”

“Be Sure Not To Fizzle When The Summer Starts To Sizzle”

“The tans will fade but the memories will last forever.”

“If life is a journey, the beach is my destination.”

“Let the energy of the summer solstice help you to balance, release, recharge.”

Person on beach with summer solstice sayings

“The beach: where doing absolutely nothing is doing something.”

“A summer I’ll always remember with people I’ll never forget”

“I need to go where there’s no shoes and no responsibilities”

Short Summer Captions

Feel free to use these short summer captions on your next summery post. Check out our list of Funny Summer Captions.

  • I was made for sunny days
  • Sunshine on my mind
  • Happiness is cold watermelon
  • Never stop chasing your summer
Person paddleboarding with funny summer Instagram captions
  • Make your own sunshine
  • Ocean air salty hair
  • Watch more sunsets than Netflix
  • Vacation mode: Activated
  • Summer is a state of mind
Person looking at sunset with short summer captions
  • Sunshine is the best medicine
  • If it requires a bikini, my answer is yes
  • Wake me up when it’s summer
  • Good times and tan lines
  • Hey Summer, I’m waiting for you
  • High tides and good vibes

And there you have it! Our list of the best short summer quotes and short summer sayings and phrases. We hope you found one that spoke to you.

Check out our list of Summer Solstice Quotes.

Let us know in the comments below if we missed a short quote for summer that should be added.

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