Quotations about June – Famed Quotes About the Month of June

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From seashore to mountain, rivers, streams and ponds are alive with activity, birds and animals are breeding and feeding their young, trees and flowers are blooming … and all this is happening in June.

 Here is how the warmth and romance of midsummer nights have inspired poets and philosophers through the ages.  

Quotations about June in the calendar:

  • “Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.” ~ Al Bernstein
  • “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” ~ Theodor Geisel
  • “A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay; A swarm of bees in June is worth a silver spoon; A swarm of bees in July isn’t worth a fly.” ~ English Rhyme

June Flowers in Quotations

Traditionally June’s flower is the rose. The meaning of June’s flower is: passion, love and beauty. The following are quotations about flowers in June:

  • “June falls asleep upon her bier of flowers;   In vain are dewdrops sprinkled o’er her,
    In vain would fond winds fan her back to life, Her hours are numbered on the floral dial.” ~ Lucy Larcom
  • “In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.” ~ Aldo Leopid 
  • “O my Love’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June.” ~  Robert Burns
  • “It is the month of June, The month of leaves and roses, When pleasant sights salute the eyes And pleasant scents the noses.”  ~ N P Willis
  • “So sweet, so sweet the roses in their blowing, So sweet the daffodils, so fair to see; So blithe and gay the humming-bird a going From flower to flower, a-hunting with the bee.” ~ Nora Perry 

Sayings and Quotations about the month of June

 The following are quotes in songs, rhymes and sayings about June:

  • “June is bustin’ out all over.” ~ Oscar Hammerstein II
  • “If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.” ~ Bern Williams
    ”There are two seasons in Scotland: June and Winter.” ~Billy Conolly
  • “And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then Heaven tries earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays.” ~ James R Lowell 
  • “What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfilment 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 Jekyl
  • “Who comes with Summer to this earth. And owes to June her hour of birth. With ring of agate on her hand, Can health, wealth and long life command.” ~ Traditional English rhyme
  • “By the light of the silvery moon, I want to spoon, to my honey I’ll croon love’s tune, Honeymoon keep a-shining in June, Your silv’ry beams will bring love dreams We’ll be cuddling soon, By the silvery moon.” ~ Burl Ives

Quotations about June and Summer

  •  “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 

 Quotes are a great way to express your emotions and feelings in your crafts, in greetings cards or to enhance your personal web pages.

 Sources:

Knowles, E. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. OUP Oxford 2004

Andrews, R. The New Penguin Dictionary of Quotations. Penguin 2006

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