Hello August Quotes – Short Summer Quotes & Beautiful Pictures

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


“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 a heavy rainfall, poems titled ‘Rain’ pour in from across the nation.” – Sylvia Plath


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


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

August Quotes

“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


“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


“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


“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 


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

August Quotes

“Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.” – Victor Hugo


“The children start school now in August. They say it has to do with air-conditioning, but I know sadism when I see it.” – Rick Bragg


“The way to ensure summer in England is to have it framed and glazed in a comfortable room.” – Horace Walpole


“To many, Heathrow in August is a paradigm of Hell.” – Paul Johnson


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

August Quotes

August Quotes

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


“My life is like the summer rose That opens to the morning sky, But ere the shades of evening close Is scattered on the ground – to die.” – Richard Henry Wilde


“The summer night was settling upon the neighborhood like a dark lace veil, casting dappled shadows on the roofs and sidewalks and lawns.” – Victoria Kahler


“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 the month of the high-sailing hawks. The hen-hawk is the most noticeable. He likes the haze and calm of these long, warm days. He is a bird of leisure and seems always at his ease. How beautiful and majestic are his movements!” – John Burroughs

August Quotes

“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


“The summer stretched out the daylight as if on a rack. Each moment was drawn out until its anatomy collapsed. The time broke down. The day progressed in an endless sequence of dead moments.” – China Miéville


“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


“Summers had a logic all their own and they always brought something out in me. Summer was supposed to be about freedom and youth and no school and possibilities and adventure and exploration. Summer was a book of hope. That’s why I loved and hated summers. Because they made me want to believe.” – Benjamin Alire


“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

August Quotes

“When summer gathers up her robes of glory, and like a dream of beauty glides away.”


“The English winter ending in July, To recommence in August.” – Lord Byron


“This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.” – William Shakespeare


“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock


“When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, though they could be a new person.” – Aimee Friedman

August Quotes

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


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


“The pleasure of jogging and running is rather like that of wearing a fur coat in Texas in August: the true joy comes in being able to take the damn thing off.” – Joseph Epstein


“In August, an inescapable blanket of heat settled over Paducah, the last gasping breath of summer roaring its weight out over the populace.” – Kelsey Brickl

August Quotes

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


“How sociable the garden was. We ate and talked in a given light. The children put their toys to grass All the warm wakeful August night.” – Thomas Gunn


“One summer night, out on a flat headland, all but surrounded by the waters of the bay, the horizons were remote and distant rims on the edge of space.” – Rachel Carson


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


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

August Quotes

“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. The weeks that come before are only a climb from balmy spring, and those that follow a drop to the chill of autumn, but the first week of August is motionless and hot. It is curiously silent, too, with blank white dawns and glaring noons, and sunsets smeared with too much color.” – Natalie Babbitt


“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


“He trees tremble with delirious joy as the breeze / Greet them, one by one—now the oak / Now the great sycamore, now the elm.”


“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

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