Quotes - June

Quotes about June by topic: People and June, Summer and June, June features, May and June, Love and June, Winter and June, Night and June, Beauty and June, Art and June, Roses and June, Rains and June, Life and June, Flowers and June, Verdure and June.

People and June

God offers us yearly a necklace of twelve pearls; most men choose the fairest, label it June, and cast the rest away. (Thomas Wentworth Higginson)
A cold in the head in June is an immoral thing. (L.M. Montgomery)
It is dry, hazy June weather. We are more of the earth, farther from heaven these days. (Henry David Thoreau)
I practiced these meditations in the most beautiful season of the year, in the month of June, under cool groves, to the song of the nightingale, to the babbling of the streams. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)
This month of June will pass without my having done anything, but I live, and that is what I now call working. (Charles Ferdinand Ramuz)
Live the city in August, live the sea inJune, it is the ultimate aristocracy and the rare elegance of the French summer vacationer. (Pierre Desproges)

Summer and June

June is the gateway to summer. (Jean Hersey)
If June is the beginning of a hopeful summer and July is the juicy middle, then August feels like the bitter end. (Sarah Dessen)
Summer is like a weekend. Just as beautiful, and just as fast. June is Friday, July is Saturday, August is Sunday. (Marina Tsvetaeva)
Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January. (Hal Borland)

June features

Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June. (Al Bernstein)
Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly. (Pablo Neruda)
June is the time for being in the world in new ways, for throwing off the cold and dark spots of life. (Joan D. Chittister)
What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade. (Gertrude Jekyll)

May and June

June is the first month of summer, and May is just spring. (Emily Ruskovich)
May and June. Soft syllables, gentle names for the two best months in the garden year: cool, misty mornings gently burned away with a warming spring sun, followed by breezy afternoons and chilly nights. The discussion of philosophy is over; it’s time for work to begin. (H.P. Loewer)
On this June day, the buds in my garden are almost as enchanting as the open flowers. Things in bud bring, in the heat of a June noontide, the recollection of the loveliest days of the year, those days of May when all is suggested, nothing yet fulfilled. (Francis King)

Quotes about May

Love and June

My love is like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June… (Robert Burns)
Oh, my love’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June. (John Barrowman)
It’s June in January Because I’m in love It always is spring in my heart with you in my arms. (Leo Robin)
Not bombs nor my broken heart can take away from me walking barefoot with you in jasmine June through the Field of Mars. (Paullina Simons)

Winter and June

To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June. (Jean-Paul Sartre)
But it’s a total joke! In winter, the days get longer, and when the longest day of the year arrives, the twenty-first of June, the very beginning of summer, it is already rolling downhill, the days are getting shorter and it’s getting to winter. (Thomas Mann)
The things we do at Christmas are touched with a certain extravagance, as beautiful, in some of its aspects, as the extravagance of nature in June. (Robert Collyer)

Night and June

If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance. (Bernard Williams)
A noise like of a hidden brook In the leafy month of June, That to the sleeping woods all night Singeth a quiet tune. (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
In these divine pleasures permitted to me of walks in the June night under moon and stars, I can put my life as a fact before me and stand aloof from its honor and shame. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Beauty and June

And since all this loveliness can not be Heaven, I know in my heart it is June. (Abba Goold Woolson)
The beauty of that June day was almost staggering. After the wet spring, everything that could turn green had outdone itself in greenness and everything that could even dream of blooming or blossoming was in bloom and blossom. The sunlight was a benediction. The breezes were so caressingly soft and intimate on the skin as to be embarrassing. (Dan Simmons)

Art and June

The June day above me was dying so slowly and hard, and at that time I looked at the rainbow and composed poetry. (Innokenty Annensky)
Language is not subtle enough, tender enough, to express all that we feel; and when language fails, the highest and deepest longings are translated into music. Music is the sunshine – the climate – of the soul, and it floods the heart with a perfect June. (Robert Green Ingersoll)

Roses and June

It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside. (Maud Hart Lovelace)
It is the month of June, the month of leaves and roses, when pleasant sights salute the eyes and pleasant scents the noses. (Nathaniel Parker Willis)

Quotes about roses

Rains and June

I know well that the June rains just fall. (Onitsura)
Towards the end of the afternoon, the clouds gathered, the sun hid and it began to rain. This scatterbrained English climate, who had hitherto been engaged in a plausible imitation of the month of June, suddenly took it into his head to interpret March. (Iris Murdoch)

Quotes about rain

Life and June

I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June. (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
Life is an admirable arrangement, isn’t it, little mother. It is so clever of it to have June in every year and a morning in every day, let alone things like birds, and Shakespeare, and one’s work. (Elizabeth von Arnim)

Flowers and June

It always seemed to me that the herbaceous peony is the very epitome of June. (Vita Sackville-West)
Of course, fresh flowers are the answer to any June gloom you may be feeling. Flowers really do solve all problems. (Mia Moretti)

Quotes about flowers

Verdure and June

June had drawn out every leaf on the trees. (Virginia Woolf)
In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explodes, and every sunset is different. (John Steinbeck)

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