Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of August

August

  1. Of a quality inspiring mingled admiration and reverence; having an aspect of solemn dignity or grandeur; sublime; majestic; having exalted birth, character, state, or authority.
  2. The eighth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.

August Quotations

In August of 2002, I survived a car accident. Although I can still see the van speeding toward us, I cannot bring to mind the crash itself - only its aftermath.
Siri Hustvedt

I grew up when one of America's greatest black playwrights, August Wilson, was writing about life in Pittsburgh, but I never saw myself in any of his straight-male plays. And then I see 'Angels,' which was so honest and painful, and it had this black drag queen in it, Belize, with a big heart. I finally had a character to relate to.
Billy Porter

Having personally watched the Voting Rights Act being signed into law that August day, I can't begin to imagine how we could have all been so wrong in believing that more Americans would vote once they were all truly free to do so.
Andrew Young

I was in Vienna in August 1968 for a meeting of the International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies, of which I was co-founder, and we wanted a 20th country to join. They asked for a volunteer to go to Prague to get Czechoslovakia to do it, and my hand always goes up first.
Shirley Temple

The 9/11 Commission recently released their report, citing important changes which need to be made to improve our nation's homeland security. I voiced my disappointment with the House leadership when this report was left until after the August recess for action.
Leonard Boswell
More "August" Quotations

August Translations

august in Afrikaans is Augustus
august in Danish is august
august in Dutch is oogstmaand, augustus
august in Finnish is elokuu
august in German is August {m}, erhaben
august in Hungarian is magasztos, augusztus
august in Italian is agosto
august in Norwegian is august
august in Portuguese is Agosto
august in Spanish is agosto, augusto
august in Swedish is augusti
Copyright © 2001 - 2016 BrainyQuote
Disable adblock instructions
I have disabled Adblock