Quotation Explorer - 'August'

Q: I want to be an author when I grow up. Am I insane?": "Yes. Growing up is highly overrated. Just be an author."[Jumbo.com, 21 August 2012] - Neil Gaiman
A carpenter is hired- a roof repaired, a porch built. Everything that can be fixed. June, July, August. Everyday we hear their laughter. I think of the painting by van Gogh, the man in the chair. Everything wrong, and nowhere to go. His hands over his eyes. - Mary Oliver
It is but knowledge, putting it into practice, circumspection, fear of God, and sincerity with Him, August and Majestic is He. - Ahmad ibn Zayn al-Habashi
Back then, he'd have to leave at the end of August for the start of school, so the week before Labor Day became it's own tiny season of gloom, like a hundred Sunday nights crowded together. - Charles Frazier
We all have an opportunity and responsibility to create a legacy. A legacy which is resilient, sustainable and authentic." - , Doctoral Student, Ashridge Business School, UK, August 2014 - Jim Cookson
Originally a pupil of , I became a pupil of Dumas, Gerhardt and Williamson: I no longer belonged to any school. August Kekulé - Liebig
I came trusting them. They beat me with rods of dullness. They don't know, they don't understand how agonizing their complacent dullness is. Like ants and August sun on a wound." - Carol Kennicott - Sinclair Lewis
My doctor gave me two weeks to live. I hope they're in August. - Ronnie Shakes
October is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. Others are July, January, April, September, November, May, March, June, December, August and February. - Mark Twain
In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, safe perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from August to November. - Rose G. Kingsley
The August noon in us works to stave off the November chills. We survive by what little Fourth of July wits we’ve stashed away. But there are times when we’re all autumn people. - Ray Bradbury
In societies where men are truly confident of their own worth, women are not merely tolerated but valued."(From a speech read on video on August 31, 1995 before the NGO Forum on Women, Beijing, China) - Aung San Suu Kyi
CRUEL HARVEST by is a compelling, riveting, unforgetable memoir that will keep you turning the pages. Published by Thomas Nelson and due for release August 2012. Kidnapped from an orphanage Frances is dragged across the country working in the fields. Youtubefrangrubb to see video book trailer. - Fran Elizabeth Grubb
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