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Quotes of the Day for 21 June 2000 – Summer

Today is the solstice, so here are some thoughts on Summer. And as I have been reminded that a small but significant number of you reside south of the equator, and thus start Winter today, an extra quote on Winter.

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The quotes:

Summer: The time of year that children slam the door they left open all winter.
     - Anonymous

There are many in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed for example that we all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summertime and the poor get it in the winter.
     - Bat Masterson

Summer: The season of inferior sledding.
     - Eskimo proverb

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

I dream of wayward gulls and all landless lovers, rare moments of winter sun, peace, privacy, for everyone.
     - William F. Claire

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