147+ August Quotes And Saying

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August is the 8th month of the year inside the Gregorian calendar, and the second one of 4 months to have 31 days. It is likewise the 5th and ultimate month of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. The month is known as after Augustus Caesar, the primary Roman emperor.

August is a time for lots of people to experience the closing days of the summer season. It is a time for vacations, seaside days, and out of doors sports. It is also a time for gala’s and celebrations, such as the Summer Olympics and Labor Day.

August is likewise a time for mirrored image and nostalgia. It is a time to look again at the summertime and all that it has delivered. It is likewise a time to look forward to autumn and the beginning of a brand new season.

August Quotes

A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life. – J. August Strindberg

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawnmower is broken. – James Dent

August Quotes
August Quotes

A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows. – St. Francis of Assisi

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. – Russel Baker

All of the art is a search for ways of being, of living life more fully. – August Wilson

All you need in the world is love and laughter. That’s all anybody needs. To have love in one hand and laughter in the other.

All you need in the world is love and laughter. That’s all anybody needs. To have love in one hand and laughter in the other. — August Wilson

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All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. —Earl Nightingale

All your renown is like the summer flower that blooms and dies; because the sunny glow which brings it forth, soon slays with parching power. –  Alighieri Dante

Allah is my witness. I will not be silent. I will never surrender.  — Anwar bin Ibrahim

August Quotes
August Quotes

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. –Abraham Lincoln

Always keep mint on your windowsill in August, to ensure that buzzing flies will stay outside, where they belong. Don’t think the summer is over, even when roses droop and turn brown and the stars shift position in the sky. Never presume August is a safe or reliable time of the year. – Alice Hoffman

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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

August Quotes
August Quotes

Art teaches nothing, except the significance of life. – Michael Korda

August creates as she slumbers, replete, and satisfied. – Joseph Wood Krutch

August has passed, and yet summer continues by force to grow days. They sprout secretly between the chapters of the year, covertly included between its pages.  – Jonathan Safran Foer

August in sub-Saharan Los Angeles is one of the great and awful tests of one’s endurance, sanity and stamina. – Henry Rollins

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

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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

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

August, the summer’s last messenger of misery, is a hollow actor. – Henry Rollins

Better to have a known enemy than a hidden ally. – Napoleon

August Quotes
August Quotes

Children will support anything that is empowering to them. – Robert Rodriguez

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. — August Wilson

Democracy and socialism are a means to an end, not the end itself.  – Jawaharlal Nehru

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Democracy requires compromise even when you’re 100% right. – Barack Obama

August Quotes
August Quotes

Did you know that a bee dies after he stings you? And that there’s a star called Aldebaran? And that around the tenth of August, any year, you can look up in the sky at night and see dozens and dozens of shooting stars? – Elizabeth Enright

Don’t try to be a man of success, try to be a man of value. – Albert Einstein

Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try. –Jack Canfield

Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and make it strong and dynamic. –  Indira Gandhi

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

Every time a message seems to grab us, and we think, ‘I just might try it,’ we are at the nexus of choice and persuasion that is advertising. – Andrew Hacker

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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

Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August. —Jenny Han

For some days, people thought that India was shaking. But there are always tremors when a great tree falls. – Rajiv Gandhi

Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living? – Mahatma Gandhi

Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world’s record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument! – Christopher Columbus

August Quotes
August Quotes

Have a belief in yourself that is bigger than anyone’s disbelief. – August Wilson

Hello August, Goodbye July. – Anonymous

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Her head had been cut pretty near off.  – Byron Bunch

August Quotes
August Quotes

I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves. – J. August Strindberg

I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun. — Suzanne Collins

I believe in American theatre. I believe in its power to inform about the human condition, its power to heal … its power to uncover the truths we wrestle from uncertain and sometimes unyielding realities.- August Wilson

I bet deep down you still wish your mom would take you clothes shopping every August for the new school year. —Bridget Willard

I didn’t stop fighting,” he said, the words so low he worried Kate wouldn’t hear them, but she did. “I just got tired of losing. It’s easier this way. Of course, it’s easier,” said Kate. “that doesn’t mean it’s right. ― Victoria Schwab

I don’t always do what I should but I do what I gotta do.  – August Alsina

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I don’t have dreams, I have goals. – Harvey Specter

I dream, therefore I exist. – J. August Strindberg

I have come from Alabama: a fur piece. All the way from Alabama a-walking. – Lena Grove

I walk without flinching through the burning cathedral of the summer. My bank of wild grass is majestic and full of music. It is a fire that solitude presses against my lips. – Violette Leduc

I was honored to have an opportunity to speak on August 28th, 1963. – John Lewis

August Quotes
August Quotes

I work as an artist, and I think the audience of one, which is the self, and I have to satisfy myself as an artist. So I always say that I write for the same people that Picasso painted for. I think he painted for himself. — August Wilson

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

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If yet your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins. For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland. – Chandra Shekhar Azad

August Quotes
August Quotes

In August most of Europe goes on holiday. – Tony Visconti

In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke their tender limbs. –  Henry David Thoreau

In summer, the song sings itself. –  William Carlos Williams

In the long dusks of summer, we walked the suburban streets through scents of maple and cut grass, waiting for something to happen. ―Steven Millhauser

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In the parching August wind, cornfields bow the head. Sheltered in round valley depths, On low hills outspread. — Christina G. Rossetti

It is a historical error for those who were not there to just refer to August 28th as ‘I Have a Dream’ speech day. That is a real disservice to those who were there. It was a sad day. It was not a celebration environment.  – JESSE JACKSON

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous. —Amelia Barr

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

August Quotes
August Quotes

It’s the dead ones that lay quiet in one place and don’t try to hold him, that he can’t escape from. -Byron Bunch

It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. – Ernie Harwell

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I’d heard August say more than once, “If you need something from somebody, always give that person a way to hand it to you.” T. Ray needed a face-saving way to hand me over, and August was giving it to him. – Sue Monk Kidd

August Quotes
August Quotes

I’d rather be able to see the truth than live a lie. ― Victoria Schwab

I’m so focused that sometimes I feel like I don’t need to eat. – August Alsina

Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you. —Walt Whitman

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. – HAL BORLAND

Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance. – Morgan Freeman

Lonely Quotes And Saying

Let new India arise out of peasants’ cottage, grasping the plough, out of huts, cobbler and sweeper. -Swami Vivekananda

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wildflowers in our hair…  – Susan Polis Schutz

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality. —Malala Yousafzai

Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God.  If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them. –  Samuel Rutherford

Life is good. One has only to live it.  — Jorge Leal Amado de Faria

August Quotes
August Quotes

Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge… At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. –  Jawaharlal Nehru

Love yourself and learn to love this thing called life.  – August Alsina

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. — Ray Kroc

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May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our country! -Sardar Bhagat Singh

August Quotes
August Quotes

Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is the character. – Albert Einstein

My grandmother taught me: Never cut what you can untie. Leave people better than you found them. And always try to exit better than you entered someone’s life. – Sophie A. Nelson

Never believe that your best days are behind you. You may just need to reach farther ahead. – Tay Zonday

No one succeeds with effort. Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance. – Ramana Maharshi.

No surprise for the writer, no surprise for the reader. – Robert Frost

nothing happens in August – except when something really happens in August. World War I began in August, Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait began in August, al Qaida was preparing to bring down the World Trade Center in August. August, in other words, is the time when all of us should prepare our backup plans, chart our reversals of course, [and] think through possible paradigm changes. – Anne Applebaum

Now the windows, blinded by the glare of the empty square, had fallen asleep. The balconies declared their emptiness to heaven; the open doorways smelt of coolness and wine. ―Bruno Schulz

Rose Quotes And Saying

On average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body . When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.  – David Ogilvy

One individual may die for ideas, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.– Henry David Thoreau

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. – Anton Chekhov

August Quotes
August Quotes

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious NA AUG Quote 1learning. Play is really the work of childhood. – Fred Rogers

Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance. – Victor Hugo

Remember to be gentle with yourself and others. We are all children of chance and none can say why some fields will blossom while others lay brown beneath the August sun. —Kent Nerburn

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Sometimes, you don’t realize what you have until you wake up and go ‘Damn. – August Alsina

August Quotes
August Quotes

Summer is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. – John Ruskin

Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well. – George R.R. Martin

Summer’s lease hath all too short a date. – William Shakespeare

That August time it was delight / To watch the red moons wane to white.—Algernon Charles Swinburne

That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday night football in high school. The smell of popcorn and cigar smoke reminds me of the stadium. The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice. – Garth Brooks

That’s all I wanted,’ he thought. ‘That doesn’t seem like a whole lot to ask. – Joe Christmas

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That’s why they dip snuff and smoke and want to vote.  – Armstid

The band’s never taken a year off. Last August we decided to take one and three months in I was bored to tears. – Steven Tyler

The collision of hail or rain with hard surfaces, or the song of cicadas in a summer field. These sonic events are made out of thousands of isolated sounds; this multitude of sounds, seen as a totality, is a new sonic event. –  Iannis Xenakis

The difference between the almost right word and the right word is the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning. – Mark Twain

August Quotes
August Quotes

The English winter ending in July, To recommence in August. – Robert Byron

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. — Denis Waitley

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The last 10 percent it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90 percent. – Rob Kalin

August Quotes
August Quotes

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

The morning heat had already soaked through the walls, rising up from the floor like a ghost of summers past.  – Erik Tomblin

The real fact of the matter is that nobody reads ads. People read what interests them, and sometimes it’s an ad. – Howard Luck Gossage

The separate atoms of a molecule are not connected all with all, or all with one, but, on the contrary, each one is connected only with one or with a few neighboring atoms, just as in a chain-link is connected with a link. — August Kekulé

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The shots that hit me are the last nails to the coffin of the British rule in India. – Lala Lajpat Rai

The simpler you say it, the more eloquent it is. — August Wilson

The slow yellow river flowing, willows that gesture in tepid August airs, and four children playing at greatness, as, doubtless, great men themselves must play. – Sinclair Lewis

August Quotes
August Quotes

The smell brings to mind … a family dinner of pot roast and sweet potatoes during a myrtle-mad August in a Midwestern town. Smells detonate softly in our memory like poignant land mines hidden under the weedy mass of years. —Diane Ackerman

The whole thing’s illusion, [Jacob], and there’s nothing wrong with that. It’s what people want from us. It’s what they expect. ― sara gruen

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The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. —Bertrand Russell

August Quotes
August Quotes

Then in 1969, I spent the spring term at Cornell University in New York. The invasion of August 1968 had already happened, but the hardline regime took several months to crackdown on dissidents. -Vaclav Klaus

There are decades when nothing happens. There are weeks when decades happen. – Vladimir Lenin

There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!  – Percy Bysshe Shelley

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning. — Louis L’Amour

This is Red Barber speaking. Let me say hello to you all. – Red Barber

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

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. – Abraham Lincoln

To Avogadro and Cannizzaro, as to Couper and Kekulé, the molecules and atoms considered in this great theory were real objects: they were thought of the same way as one thinks of tables and chairs. — John Bradley

Village Quotes And Saying

To say it was a beautiful day would not begin to explain it. It was that day when the end of summer intersects perfectly with the start of fall. – Ann Patchett

To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lies–True Poems flee. – Emily Dickinson

Today is the first of August. It is hot, steamy, and wet. It is raining. I am tempted to write a poem. But I remember what it said on one rejection slip: ‘After heavy rainfall, poems titled ‘Rain’ pour in from across the nation.  – Sylvia Plath

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. – Socrates

We define organic chemistry as the chemistry of carbon compounds. — August Kekulé

We have believed – and we do believe now – that freedom is indivisible, that peace is indivisible, that economic prosperity is indivisible.  – Indira Gandhi

Well if you have a queen and a group of independent-minded bees that split off from the rest of the hive and look for another place to live, then you’ve got a swarm.

What an occupation! To sit and flay your fellow men and then offer their skins for sale and expect them to buy them. – J. August Strindberg

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What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

August Quotes
August Quotes

When Mussolini decided on the war he did not take my advice or that of any other Army chief. In August 1939 the Duce had not been so sure about the invincibility of the Germans, and he told us that he had sought to persuade Hitler not to act. – Pietro Badoglio

When summer opens, I see how fast it matures, and fear 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

While I have eyes of my own, I shall not need to borrow yours.  — Barry Unsworth

While we are postponing, life speeds by. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Why do Britons keep stabbing each other in August? Why do seaside hotels burn down in August? Why do children disappear in August, examinations get easier and Heathrow becomes the world’s worst airport? The answer lies not in reality but in appearance. News editors abhor a vacuum. Half an hour of airtime and 10 pages of news must be filled each day, whatever the weather. – Simon Jenkins

Why should you believe your eyes? You were given eyes to see with, not to believe with. Your eyes can see the mirage, the hallucination as easily as the actual scenery. — Joseph Ward Moore

With all these lovely tokens of September, days are here, with summers best of weather and the autumns best of cheer. – Helen Hunt Jackson

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Write about winter in the summer. – Annie Dillard

You are responsible for the world that you live in. It is not the government’s responsibility. It is not your school’s or your social club’s or your church’s or your neighbor’s or your fellow citizens. It is yours, utterly and singularly yours. – August Wilson

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle

You get to the point where your demons, which are terrifying, get smaller and smaller and you get bigger and bigger. — August Wilson

You just can’t beat the person who never gives up. – Babe Ruth

You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan


August is a special month, and August quotes can help us to appreciate it even more. These quotes capture the essence of the month, from its lazy days and warm nights to its sense of nostalgia and hope. Whether you are looking for inspiration, reflection, or simply a way to say goodbye to summer, August quotes are the perfect way to celebrate the month.