Summer is officially here and with that comes pretty girls in sundresses and flirtatious looks, linen suits, long hot days and gearing up to destroy the second half of the year.
I haven’t done a post in a while that’s primarily photos that I find interesting, so here’s some that remind me of summertime: girls, friendship, hobbies and all the good things summertime brings.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. -Calvin Coolidge
Energy and persistence conquer all things. -Benjamin Franklin
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. -Ernest Hemingway
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. -Ernest Hemingway
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business. -John Steinbeck
To be able to look back upon one’s past life with satisfaction is to live twice. -Lord Acton
A day without laughter is a day wasted. -Charlie Chaplin
Man, I really like Vegas. -Elvis Presley
Frank Sinatra took me to a whole new planet. I worked with him until he passed away in ’98. He left me his ring. I never take it off. Now, when I go to Sicily, I don’t need a passport. I just flash my ring. -Quincy Jones
If you drink don’t drive. Don’t even putt. -Dean Martin
When Sinatra dies, they’re giving his zipper to the Smithsonian. -Dean Martin
Read More: The Playboy Life in Pictures