June Sayings and Quotes

For many, the month of June reigns supreme over other months in the year. It’s the beginning of summer, and with it comes warm weather, beach getaways, and backyard barbecues. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about June.


Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.     

Al Bernstein

If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.     

Bernard Williams

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

Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.     

Pablo Neruda

There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand.     

Charles Morgan

A cold in the head in June is an immoral thing.     

L.M. Montgomery

No price is set on the lavish summer; June may be had by the poorest comer.     

James Russell Lowell

It is better to be a young June bug than an old bird of paradise.     

Mark Twain

It is the month of June, The month of leaves and roses, When pleasant sights salute the eyes and pleasant scents the noses.     

Nathaniel Parker Willis

On this June day the buds in my garden are almost as enchanting as the open flowers. Things in bud bring, in the heat of a June noontide, the recollection of the loveliest days of the year, those days of May when all is suggested, nothing yet fulfilled.     

Francis King

I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.     

L. M. Montgomery

It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.     

Maud Hart Lovelace

June is the gateway to summer.     

Jean Hersey

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 Leopold

And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.     

James Russell Lowell

Do not the bright June roses blow To meet thy kiss at morning hours?     

William C. Bryant

All June I bound the rose in sheaves, Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves.     

Robert Browning

To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June     

Jean Paul Sartre

It is dry, hazy June weather. We are more of the earth, farther from heaven these days.     

Henry David Thoreau

And since all this loveliness can not be Heaven, I know in my heart it is June.     

Abba Woolson

I know well that the June rains just fall.     

Onitsura

June will break your heart. I can see it already. She'll shatter you into a million pieces.     

Marie Lu

i have laughed more than daffodils and cried more than June.     

Sanober Khan

Do it now and avoid the June rush! Fear death by water!     

Diane Duane

It is June. I am tired of being brave.     

Anne Sexton