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Summer escapes and vacations, delicious foods, events and so much more. It’s one of the best times of the year. It’s also perfect for inspirational summer quotes for Instagram posts and reels to make your content stand out.

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Since it’s best to keep things short and sweet, I’ve also included a few short summer quotes ideal for social media content. Perfect when you don’t have a photo or video to share!

Scroll down and start discovering some fantastic summer quotes for your seasonal content.

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How To Use These Summer Quotes

I’ve recommended these for Instagram posts and reels, but you can use them in many other ways:

  • Summer-related blog content
  • Your newsletters
  • Facebook page posts or videos celebrating the start of summer
  • Your Facebook group
  • TikTok videos

Read on and find the perfect summer caption quote or summer post quotes.

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General Summer Quotes

From famous authors, celebrities and influential figures – these are great summer quotes for Instagram posts, captions and more.

  • “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” – Henry James
  • “Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people.” – Deb Caletti
  • “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “In the tapestry of seasons, summer weaves the threads of joy and adventure.” – Luna Brightwater
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  • “I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.” – L. M. Montgomery
  • “Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy. To do nothing and have it count for something. To lie in the grass and count the stars. To sit on a branch and study the clouds.” – Regina Brett
  • “Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon.” – C. Day Lewis
  • “I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” – Kellie Elmore
  • “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock
  • “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” – John Steinbeck
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  • “In the summer’s embrace, we find the warmth that fuels our dreams.” – Leo Beachwood
  • “Summer whispers secrets of endless possibilities in the language of sunshine and laughter.” – Stella Sanderson
  • “With each summer breeze, nature sings a symphony of renewal and hope.” – Finn Skylark
  • “Summer is the sweet melody that dances upon the golden strings of time.” – Willow Sunburst
  • “Summer: Hair gets lighter. Skin gets darker. Water gets warmer. Drinks get colder. Music gets louder. Nights get longer. Life gets better.” – Anonymous
  • “Like a sunflower turning towards the sun, we bask in the glow of summer’s affection.” – Harper Meadows
  • “Summer is the poetry written by the sun, casting verses of warmth upon the earth.” – Orion Blaze
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  • “Amidst the bloom of flowers and the dance of butterflies, summer whispers its secrets to those who listen.” – Juniper Skyler
  • “Summer is the invitation to dive into the ocean of possibilities and emerge reborn.” – River Summers
  • “In the summer’s embrace, we discover the art of living in the moment, painted with hues of joy.” – Sage Sunbeam
  • “Summer is the time when dreams take flight on the wings of imagination.” – Phoenix Heatwave
  • “With each sunrise of summer, a new chapter of adventure unfolds in the book of life.” – Willow Breeze
  • “Summer is the kiss of the sun upon our souls, igniting the fire of passion within.” – Aspen Ray
  • “In the warmth of summer’s embrace, we find the courage to chase our wildest dreams.” – Skylar Sunshine

Short Summer Quotes And Sayings

These are super short summer quotes – ideal for short and sweet Instagram posts and reels where you don’t have much space for lengthy sayings.

  • “The tans will fade but the memories will last forever.” – Anonymous
  • “Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” – Sam Keen
  • “In summer, the song sings itself.” – William Carlos Williams
  • “A life without love is like a year without summer.” – Swedish Proverb
  • “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” – William Shakespeare
  • “Summer is a canvas painted with the vibrant colors of freedom.” – Ava Summers
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  • “Summer: Bigger waves, longer days, better nights.” – Anonymous
  • “Let us dance in the sun, wearing wildflowers in our hair.” – Susan Polis Schutz
  • “Summertime is always the best of what might be.” – Charles Bowden
  • “It’s always summer somewhere.” – Lily Pulitzer
  • “Life is better in flip-flops.” – Anonymous
  • “Friends, sun, sand, and sea. That sounds like a summer to me.” – Anonymous
  • “Let the sea set you free.” – Anonymous
  • “Keep calm and beach on.” – Anonymous
  • “Summer: Beach days, BBQ nights, and bonfire lights.” – Anonymous
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  • “Saltwater cures all wounds.” – Anonymous
  • “Sandy toes, sun-kissed nose.” – Anonymous
  • “Life’s a wave, catch it.” – Anonymous
  • “Sunshine and a little bit of magic.” – Anonymous
  • “In a grateful heart there is eternal summer.” — Celia Thaxter

Enjoy A Summer Of Great Content

I hope these short summer sayings and longer summer quotes will be useful for you.

Whether you’re using them in blog content, social media posts or newsletters, they will get your reader into a positive summer vibe.

Not good at taking photos with your phone or camera?

If you need quality stock photos for your posts here are some I love to use. They have some fantastic summer scenes that are unique and not overly used:

If you’re posting to social media, I have a list of the most popular summer hashtags for Instagram that you may find useful.

Consider how you can repurpose your blog content to save time and effort – especially with all of the summer blog posts you’ve created!

You may also want to repurpose these summer quotes for Instagram posts and use them these summer wallpapers for your phone lock screen: get creative!

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