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Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes,
by Ada Louise Huxtable

Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes,
and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit.
A few of those days and you can become drunk with the
belief that all's right with the world.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built,
or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

 

An excellent job with a dubious undertaking,
which is like saying it would be great if it wasn't awful.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over.
It will be presidential libraries from now on.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

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

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

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

Nothing is more memorable than a smell.
One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting,
yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.
- Diane Ackerman

Occasionally I have come across a last patch of snow
on top of a mountain in late May or June.
There's something very powerful about finding snow in summer.
- Andy Goldsworthy

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

I had 500 kids at camp this past summer for example.
We do nine weeks for kids and nine days for grown ups every summer.
The adult camp is a lot of fun.
- Wavy Gravy

With 2 movies opening this summer, I have no relaxing time at all.
Whatever I have is spent in a drunken stupor.
- Hugh Grant

Acting school was summer camp, and I needed concentration camp.
I had so many different ideas swirling between culture
and how to tie things together.
- Ajay Naidu

In the spring and summer of 1989, a serious political
disturbance took place in China.
- Li Peng

Everyone has a budget, I don't care who you are.
But they said if we are in a pennant race in the middle
of the summer they are going to get some help with added payroll.
- Dusty Baker

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.
- Sam Keen

Every summer, my grandparents would rent a house on Balboa Island.
They had the house next to Bob Hope's.
I've been going down there all my life,
to that whole area.
- Mike Love

So when I was 13, I basically left home and never returned and lived at home again.
I would come home for a week at Christmas and two weeks in the summer only.
- Peter Jurasik

I raised frogs every spring in our house from tadpoles
and by end of summer our house was overrun with frogs.
- William Joyce

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have
seen in one autumnal face.
- John Donne

Midwest kids got to summer camp.
There is something very special about being away from
your parents for the first time,
sleeping under the stars, hiking and canoeing.
- Jami Gertz

But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books,
especially in the Oxford summer term.
- Mary A. Ward

I was thinking that we all learn by experience,
but some of us have to go to summer school.
- Peter De Vries

Let your children be as so many flowers,
borrowed from God.
If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them.
- Samuel Rutherford

The heroes of our youth grow old - 'the boys of summer in their ruin,'
in Dylan Thomas's verse -
yet we seem the same.
- John Thorn

I am a better running back every time I step on the field.
I try to get better each game, each summer,
each season.
- Shaun Alexander

The summer of 2002 at the Wilson birthday party I met
Van Dyke again and I made plans to have dinner with him.
- Matthew Sweet

The next summer, 1794, corn grew dear,
and distress began in our land.
- Joanna Southcott

I've been doing Pride and Prejudice all summer,
so suddenly the chance to be holed up with a bunch
of marines is quite attractive,
and probably a necessary dose of male energy.
- Rosamund Pike

Fancy your having no sunshine in London yesterday!
Here it was glorious, like full summer,
and I sat up with the window wide open,
listening to the discourse of two amorous thrushes.
- Marie Corelli

I've cut down on a lot of stuff this summer,
just so I can hang out and be a normal kid for a while.
- Ryan Sheckler

We only get together when there's a good reason.
Like, last summer, we didn't really intend to go out,
but we thought the B-52's tour was a good opportunity.
- Kathy Valentine

I thank Heaven every summer's day of my life,
that my lot was humbly cast within the hearing of romping brooks,
and beneath the shadow of oaks.
- Donald G. Mitchell

The price of imported oil in the US doubled between
summer 2003 and summer 2005,
reducing consumers' purchasing power by more than 1
per cent of gross domestic product.
- Martin Feldstein

We started focusing on this in earnest late summer and early fall.
I can build more power plants.
In the 12 years before us, not a single plant of major consequence was built.
- Gray Davis

I will always remember this summer day in Paris,
when I was to perform a great acrobatic move.
I can still see myself stepping on the ring of a packed
circus along real performers.
- Tony Curtis

Mr. Speaker, high natural gas prices and the summer
spike in gasoline prices serve as a stark reminder
that the path to energy independence is a long and arduous one.
- Judy Biggert

Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter
to do something next summer;
this is how commencement speakers are caught.
- Sydney J. Harris

One night last summer, all the killers in my head assembled
on a stage in Massachusetts to sing show tunes.
- Sarah Vowell

By the end of the summer of 1973 I thought it was virtually
impossible for South Vietnam to survive.
How in the heck could they?
- William Westmoreland

When I was in college, I spent a summer working in London.
I'd enjoyed tea before that, but then I got actual,
really good tea there and never looked back.
- Sarah Zettel

Japan's humid and warm summer climate,
as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight
timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors.
- Harry Seidler

In summer winter rain or sun, it's good to be on horseback.
- Mike Oldfield

In the summer of '84, you just couldn't escape the Born in the USA record.
- Henry Rollins

On the way from Chicago, I spent the summer of 1947 in Ottawa,
helping to build the first of a series of econometric
models for the Canadian government.
- Lawrence R. Klein

Now, I was the Summer Concert guy.
I played every Summer concert there was.
- John Sebastian

I like summer.
I like warmer weather and long days.
I'm one of those silly people who still enjoy lying in the sun -
my children are horrified!
- Danielle Steel

Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer;
and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit,
like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.
- Donald G. Mitchell

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer.
If you're signed up for a season, see it through.
You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
- Jim Rohn

There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky,
which through the summer is not heard or seen,
as if it could not be, as if it had not been!
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer.
- Ulysses S. Grant

Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods.
- Georg Brandes

I learned a valuable life lesson that summer.
You should find something in life that you really enjoy
and seriously consider making that your life's work.
- Jim Evans

I was much entertained last summer with a tame bat,
which would take flies out of a person's hand.
- Gilbert White

Tears are the summer showers to the soul.
- Alfred Austin

Along with you, I have witnessed the unfortunate rise
in gasoline prices that has accompanied the summer
driving season and the more recent spike in prices
due to Hurricane Katrina.
- Bob Ney

I knew more about Texas than the Texans and when they
told me I would find summer here I smiled knowingly.
- Richard H. Davis

On my show, I'm definitely the youngest one.
So going from a show where everyone is over 30,
to the movie, where everyone was like 20,
25, it was like summer camp.
- Marla Sokoloff

The soy-bean, in particular, has proved sufficiently
resistant to cold in spring and to adverse weather
during summer to warrant heavy planting,
especially throughout the South.
- David F. Houston

Since then I have held many jobs at museums in Colorado and Wyoming.
I have also taught summer courses at the University of Colorado.
- Robert T. Bakker

I did two or three plays every summer.
- Dabney Coleman

It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong.
- John Cheever

Cloud Animals: Be a Child Again.
I remember warm summer afternoons,
laying in the shade of a maple tree in the back yard
of my Connecticut home watching the clouds for hours.
As those clouds formed dragons and foxes, clowns and angels,
I traveled across space and time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our children were mostly brought up and educated in
the Churchill suburb east of Pittsburgh.
Each summer, we took them back to England for an extended period.
- John Pople

The summer of 1943 at Exeter was as happy a time as I ever had in my life.
- John Knowles

I started out in summer stock, and that's really what I prefer.
- Andrea Martin

Whenever I was upset by something in the papers,
Jack always told me to be more tolerant,
like a horse flicking away flies in the summer.
- Jackie Kennedy

This is real human drama, we're not creating some amusement
park ride for the summer.
Even though the movie is really exciting to watch,
it's got a real pathos behind it.
- John C. Reilly


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