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

“Aaah, summer – that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. It’s a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swimming strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make new friends.”
– Darell Hammond

“Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light, And she sits on a sapphire throne.”
– Bryan Procter

“Reading is a joy for my kids, and to swing in a hammock on a lazy summer day reading a good book just goes with summer.”
– Marcia Gay Harden

“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, The Great Gatsby

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”
– Maud Hart Lovelace

“Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.”
– Pablo Neruda

Father’s Day

“A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.”
– Frank Abagnale

“Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.”
– Ruth E. Renkel

“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.”
– Clarence Budington Kelland

“Well it’s one a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids.”
– Homer Simpson

“The man with six kids will always be happier than the man with six million dollars because the man with six million dollars always wants more.”
– William Feather

“I have mixed emotions when I receive my Father’s Day gifts. I’m glad my children remember me; I’m disappointed that they actually think I dress that way.”
– Mike Dugan

Flag Day – June 14

“Our flag means all that our fathers meant in the Revolutionary War. It means all that the Declaration of Independence meant. It means justice. It means liberty. It means happiness…. Every color means liberty. Every thread means liberty. Every star and stripe means liberty.”
– Henry Ward Beecher

“There is the National Flag. He must be cold, indeed, who can look upon its folds rippling in the breeze without pride of country.”
– Charles Summer

“The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history.”
– Woodrow Wilson

“The American flag is the most recognized symbol of freedom and democracy in the world.”
– Virginia Foxx

First iPhone – June 29

“The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book.”
– Northrop Frye

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.”
– Thomas Edison

“One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.”
– Elbert Hubbard

“All this modern technology just makes people try to do everything at once.”
– Bill Watterson

“Books may look like nothing more than words on a page, but they are actually an infinitely complex imaginotransference technology that translates odd, inky squiggles into pictures inside your head.”
– Jasper Fforde

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic.”
– Sir Arthur C. Clarke

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