Summer Quotes and Word Art for Your Scrapbook Layouts

Use summer quotes and printable word art on your paper or digital scrapbook layouts and projects — for titlework, embellishing, and even journaling.

  • In summer, the song sings itself.  -William Carlos Williams
  • Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. -Sam Keen




Download pdf for printing – page 1 in color and page 2 in black and white

Download zipped png for including on your digital scrapbook pages

  • What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance. -Jane Austen
  • Summer afternoon – summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.  -Henry James
  • Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. –Russell Baker
  • Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. -Hal Borland
  • Oh, the summer night
    Has a smile of light
    And she sits on a sapphire throne. -Barry Cornwall
  • Summer makes a silence after spring. -Vita Sackville-West
  • It will not always be summer: build barns. -Hesiod
  • The summer night is like a perfection of thought. -Wallace Stevens
  • Do what we can, summer will have its flies. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. –James Dent
  • The hum of bees is the voice of the garden. -Elizabeth Lawrence

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10 Responses to Summer Quotes and Word Art for Your Scrapbook Layouts

  1. Bev July 11, 2010 at 7:05 pm #

    Thanks so much Debbie,

  2. Carla July 12, 2010 at 1:37 pm #

    I can’t wait to use these! I’d love to know which font you used for “do what we can” and “ah, summer”!!

  3. Irene at Gone Scrapbooking July 12, 2010 at 9:07 pm #

    Thank you for the great quotes and word art! I linked to this page from today’s scrapbook news at

  4. Raylene July 13, 2010 at 1:01 pm #

    Thanks Debbie! Love the humor – summer is too short and too much fun for gloomy sayings!

    • Debbie Hodge July 16, 2010 at 9:28 pm #

      thanks, Raylene, My son was helping me pick out quotes and I was trying to convey to him that our collection needed to have its own certain personality — but it’s hard to put into words what that is. glad you like the humor

  5. Robin W. July 21, 2010 at 3:37 pm #

    I love quotations–that you for sharing these. I especially like the second to last one–too true. :)

  6. RB June 25, 2018 at 7:51 am #

    Thanks So Much Words Are So Valuable Debbie been Searching For Summer ones Some Great Ones Here Hugs:)

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