Top 49 August Quotes to Celebrate This Month

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August is the month to celebrate. It is a time for the whole family to come together, enjoy the summer weather and make memories that will last a lifetime.

This month, make sure you take some time off to relax and recharge. Schedule some time for yourself to do things like reading a book, going on a walk, or simply spending more quality time with family. It is a time for relaxation, but it also means that we have to take care of the chores and responsibilities at home or work.

In this list, below, you can find 49 August quotes that’ll help you make the most of summer: these are perfect for your sunny days and will make you feel cheerful and happy!

Top 49 August Quotes

1. “It is best to be born in April or August when the life-giving Sun is in its exaltation.” ~ Max Heindel

2. “Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” ~ Jenny Han

3. “But I can see us lost in the memory, August slipped away into a moment in time…” ~ Taylor Swift, ‘august’

4. “Childhood is June, and old age is August” – Rick Bass

5. “One evening in August, you have an errand outdoors, and all of a sudden, it’s pitch-black. It is still summer, but the summer is no longer alive.” ~ Tove Jansson

6. “Write about winter in the summer.” ~ Annie Dillard

7. “It was August, and the fields were high with corn.” ~ Melanie Gideon

8. “August is a time of growing up, of forgotten forevers, full of the sweetest intent.” ~ Meka Boyle

9. “Childhood is June, and old age is August, but here it is, July, and my life, this year, is July inside of July.” ~ Rick Bass

10. “The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.” ~ Sue Monk Kidd

11. “Every year, August lashes out in volcanic fury, rising with the din of morning traffic, its great metallic wings smashing against the ground, heating the air with ever-increasing intensity.” ~ Henry Rollins

12. “August is the month of the high-sailing hawks. The hen hawk is the most noticeable. He is a bird of leisure and seems always at his ease.” ~ John Burroughs

13. “That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday night football in high school… The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice.” ~ Garth Brooks

14. “August is that last flicker of fun and heat before everything fades and dies. The final moments of fun before the freeze. In the winter, everything changes.” ~ Rasmenia Massoud

15. “The arrival of August means that summer is drawing to a close, and that’s exactly why it should be embraced.” ~ Amanda McArthur

16. “August was nearly over – the month of apples and falling stars, the last care-free month for the school children. The days were not hot, but sunny and limpidly clear – the first sign of advancing autumn.” ~ Victor Nekrasov

17. “What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps one in a continual state of inelegance.” ~ Jane Austen

18. “August of another summer, and once again, I am drinking the sun, and the lilies again are spread across the water.” ~ Mary Oliver

19. “August, the summer’s last messenger of misery, is a hollow actor.” ~ Henry Rollins

20. “August is ripening grain in the fields… Vivid dahlias fling huge tousled blossoms through gardens and joe-pye-weed dusts the meadow purple.” ~ Jean Hersey

21. “August brings into sharp focus and a furious boil everything I’ve been listening to in the late spring and summer.” ~ Henry Rollins

22. “Oh, the summer night has a smile of light, and she sits on a sapphire throne.” ~ Bryan Waller Procter

23. “This morning, the sun endures past dawn. I realize that it is August: the summer’s last stand.” ~ Sara Baume

24. “August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.” ~ Sylvia Plath

25. “August is the slow, gentle month that stretches out the longest across the span of a year. It yawns and lingers on with the light in its palms.” ~ Victoria Erickson

26. “…August still stretched before us – long and golden and reassuring, like an endless period of delicious sleep.” ~ Lauren Oliver

27. “August is a gentle reminder for not doing a single thing from your new year resolution for seven months and not doing it for next five.” ~ Crestless Wave

28. “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” ~ William Shakespeare

29. “Breathe the sweetness that hovers in August.” ~ Denise Levertov

30. “Caught in the doldrums of August, we may have regretted the departing summer…” ~ Denis Mackail

31. “August creates as she slumbers, replete and satisfied.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch

32. “When summer opens, I see how fast it matures and fears it will be short; but after the heats of July and August, I am reconciled, like one who has had his swing, to the cool of autumn.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

33. “Life, now, was unfolding before me, constantly and visibly, like the flowers of summer that drop fanlike petals on eternal soil.” ~ Roman Payne

34. “The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning.” ~ Natalie Babbitt

35. “There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.” ~ Celia Thaxter

36. “Some people are so much sunshine in every square inch.” ~ Walt Whitman

37. “That August time it was delight. To watch the red moons wane to white.” ~ Algernon Charles Swinburne

38. “Less than a month ago all of August still stretched before us – long and golden and reassuring, like an endless period of delicious sleep.” ~ Lauren Oliver

39. “August breeze—perched on the flame tree, a red-vented Bulbul.” ~ Meeta Ahluwalia

40. “Don’t let your August be four weeks of feeling sad that fall is right around the corner.” ~ Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

41. “August is the border between summer and autumn; it is the most beautiful month I know.” ~ Tove Jansson

42. “One evening in August you have an errand outdoors, and all of a sudden it’s pitch-black. It is still summer, but the summer is no longer alive.” ~ Tove Jansson

43. “Every summer, around late July and into August, I find myself in Europe, performing at any festival that will have me.” ~ Henry Rollins

44. “Today is the first of August. It is hot, steamy, and wet. It is raining. I am tempted to write a poem.” ~ Sylvia Plath

45. “Your August can be as memorable as the leaving summer.” ~ Jennifer Lewis

46. “August is the border between summer and autumn. It is the most beautiful month I know.” ~ Tove Jansson

47. “If June was the beginning of a hopeful summer, and July the juice middle, August was suddenly feeling like the bitter end.” ~ Sarah Dessen

48. “I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this.” ~ Susan Branch

49. “August brings into sharp focus and a furious boil everything I’ve been listening to in the late spring and summer.” ~ Henry Rollins

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