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