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100 Welcome August Quotes to Say Hello to the Last Month of Summer


August is here and so is summer and all the amazing things it brings. When you are happy to see what I think is the best summer month and are ready to say hello and welcome to a new month you will want to check out these short August quotes.

Our Favorite August Quotes

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

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

“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

“But I can see us lost in the memory, August slipped away in a moment of time…” – Taylor Swift

Beach with August quotes by Taylor Swift

“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

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

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

Flowers and wate rwith August quotes by Levertov

“August used to be a sad month for me. As the days went on, the thought of school starting weighed heavily upon my young frame.” ―Henry Rollins

“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

“The quiet August noon has come; A slumberous silence fills the sky; The winds are still, the trees are dumb, In glassy sleep the waters lie.” ― William Cullen Bryant

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

“August is a great month in the garden, with many flowers, including dahlias, sunflowers and other hot-colored blooms at their peak.” ―BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August. Winters are simply a time to count the weeks until the next summer.” ―Jenny Han

Person watching sunset over lake with month of August quotes by Jenny Han

“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

“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

“The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.” ― Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees

Clear sea water and cliffs with end of summer quotes by Taylor Swift

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

“My life, I realize suddenly, is July. 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

“Today is the first day of August; it is no longer July. Summer passes, and Summer friends will melt away like snow in spring.” ― Rolf van der Wind

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

“It is best to be born in April or August when the life-giving Sun is in its exaltation . . . for then we enter the sea of life on the crest-wave and are backed in the battle of existence by an abundant fund of vim and energy.” ―Max Heindel

“Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.” – Donald G. Mitchell

Mountain reflected in lake with August motivational quotes by Meka Boyle

“Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” – Jim Rohn

“One day you discover you are alive… but, not long after, the sun goes out. Snow falls, but no one sees it, on an August noon.” ―Ray Bradbury

“In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on pause and yet happening at the same time, this collection of weeks when anything was possible.” ―Sarah Dessen

“Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

“Make your June good, July better, and the month of August best by looking into the eyes of the sun.”

“Life in summers demands June, July, and August and, in return, wants all your enthusiasm and energy.”

“August is a time of growing up, of forgotten forever’s, full of the sweetest intent.” – Meka Boyle

“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

“When the sun is shining, I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” – W

“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

Red chairs with positive August quotes by Nerburn

“Take me to that island where people celebrate in the streets in August . . . Take me to Barbados.” ―Charmaine J. Forde

“August is ripening grain in the fields blowing hot and sunny, the scent of tree-ripened peaches, of hot buttered sweet corn on the cob.” – Jean Hersey

“The brilliant poppy flaunts her head, Amidst the ripening grain, And adds her voice to sell the song, That August’s here again.” ― Helen Winslow

“August depresses me a little. I don’t even feel like eating. And when I don’t eat, that’s a sure sign of stagnation.” – Willard Scott

“Could you let me have the 3 weeks due to me now and if I work again before August I must of course repay you at the rate of exchange you let me have it at now if you kindly will.” – Basil Rathbone

“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

Sunset with funny August quotes by Crestless wave

“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

“August is the Sunday of summer, I wish we could turn the hour glass over, I wish that i could hold you closer, But August is the Sunday of summer” – MaK Cov

“When August days are hot an’ dry, I won’t sit by an’ sigh or die, I’ll get my bottle (on the sly), And go ahead, and fish, and lie…” – Paul Laurence Dunbar

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

“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 Emmerson

“Caught in the doldrums of August we may have regretted the departing summer, having sighed over the vanished strawberries and all that they signified.” – Denis Mackail

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

Person watching sunrise with quotes about August and summer by 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

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

“Every summer, my mother would say, ‘Get that job and hold on to it until August 30.’” ―Chris Matthews

“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

Beach with sunchairs with funny quotes on August and summer by Henry Rollins

“The August sun is pouring on the land, His scorching rays, and vegetation stands, Beseeching to the skies for showers again, And being answered like the prayers of men…” – Ed Blair

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“It’s always summer somewhere.” – Lily Pulitzer

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

Person on cliff with short August quotes by Krutch

“Summer brings sunshine, warm and flowering.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“August is the month of the high-sailing hawks.” – John Burroughs

“Life is a summer, full of fun, at the beach, under the sun.” – Debasish Mridha

“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” ― Charles Bowden

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

“Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of August Captions, Short Summer Quotes, Funny Summer Captions, End of Summer Quotes, Back to School Quotes, August Letter Board Quotes, New Month Quotes, Funny Summer Quotes and Summer Sayings.

Hello and Welcome August Sayings

“Hello, August! Now, the days are going to be hotter and the nights even longer.”

“Goodbye July, and a big hello to August.”

Beach and ocean with hello August quotes

“Hello August, please be kind and less happening. I am not in the mood to go through a lot of excitement this month.”

“Hello, August! Let the summer holiday begin.”

“Hello, August! Be a month of peace and love.”

“Hello August, I know you are going to be a great month for me.”

Sunset wtih welcome August sayings

“Goodbye July. It’s a new month with new hope and a new spirit. Hello August! Please, be good to me.”

“Hello August, please be a good month that brings smiles and happiness to our lives.”

“It’s the nature of the world. One thing remains, and one gone. Goodbye July and Hello August.”

“Hello, August and Goodbye July. Here’s to an exciting, joyful, enjoyable, peaceful, and blessed month.”

Keep calm and welcome August.

Welcome August!

Welcoming the month of August

Welcome August! Nice to see you!

Welcoming August one day at a time

Sunset over river with welcome August sayings

Welcome August. I’m ready for summer vacation!

Welcome August: now go do what you do best

Welcome to the first day of August

Happy to be welcoming August

Though Goodbyes are depressing, but Hellos are always pleasing. So welcome August and say goodbye to July, the lovely month of celebrating freedom.

Welcome, August! A bounty of beautiful beginnings and neverending blessings. Hey, you, the reader, may your all dreams come true this month.

Good things are going to happen. Welcome, August!

Ocean and beach wtih August sayings

Welcome 1st August and end August by setting goals, saying prayers, and working hard.

Entering into the 8th month of the year means the next half of the year is yours. Welcome August with positive vibes only.

Ocean, summer, beach, and barbecues. Welcome August.

Happy August: time to head to the beach

Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Happy August.

Happy August – I love that I live in a world where there are Augusts

Happy August!

Happy August! May the warm days ahead fill you with joy!

Happy August and hello beach!

Sunset with funny August captions

Happy August – remember to take your summer vacation

Happy August, everyone

“May your month of August be filled with wonderful blessings of good health, love, peace, happiness, and prosperity.”

“The first day of August is here, which means summer is on its way out.”

“Welcome to the first day of August.”

Beach and ocean waves with August 1st qutoes

“The 1st day of August has arrived, and it’s the perfect time to hit the beach.”

“Welcome to the start of another great month!”

“Enjoy your 1st day of August.”

“Today is the first day of August which means it’s time to celebrate!”

“Happy 1st day of August! Time to enjoy this beautiful weather.”

Sunset with short captions about August

“Wishing you the best on your first day of August.”

“A new month always brings positive vibes with it and infuse new energetic souls in us.”

“Happy people are the best, and August is the month of the happiest people.”

“The scent of August: Bright sunlit skies, nature’s warm colors, and the smell of seasons are about to change. The hint of new beginnings, knowing something wonderful is around the bend.”

“August: The last hot, sweaty month, standing between me and pumpkin season.”

Beach and ocean with August sayings

“To all those pinning Halloween costumes and Christmas-themed recipes, let me just say… Calm down! It’s August.”

“When you enter August, you want some beach days, some relaxing days, and some wife-out-of-town days.”

“Some days are cool while others are hot; August is the month we are talking about.”

“Make your June good, July better, and the month of August best.”

“August is filled with the charm of long days and short nights, and in between nothing.”

“Life is at the beach. All you have to do is find your wave in August.”

“If you’re not barefoot on the beach day in August, then you’re overdressed.”

And there you have it! Our list of the best happy August Quotes and August sayings. We hope you found one that spoke to you.

Now get out and enjoy your August!

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Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

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