Quotes - July

Quotes about July by topic: 4th of July, 14th of July, Summer and July, Christmas and July, July features, People and July, Heat and July, Winter and July, Sports and July, Nature and July, Time and July.

4th of July

There are lots of emotions that go with the Fourth of July. (Dan Harmon)
Watching everybody have such a fantastic time, loving life, loving America – I wish that was the feeling year-round, that it didn’t take the Fourth of July for us to be like, ‘Yeah, America is awesome’. (Tim Kennedy)
No other date on the calendar more potently symbolizes all that our nation stands for than the Fourth of July. (Mac Thornberry)
This, for the purpose of this celebration, is the 4th of July. It is the birthday of your National Independence, and of your political freedom. (Frederick Douglass)
I always have the most fun on the Fourth of July. You don’t have to exchange any gifts. You just go to the beach and watch fireworks. It’s always fun. (James Lafferty)
I grew up in New York City, and I’ve got wonderful memories of the Fourth of July fireworks. (Jimmy Smits)
For years I’ve enjoyed a secret wish to spend the 4th of July in a double hammock with a wide red-haired swing… but I could never find a double hammock. (Frank Sinatra)
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15. (Ronald Reagan)
As a British person living in the USA, I keep a low profile on Independence Day, July 4th. (Steven Magee)
My family and I go every year to Lake Tahoe for Fourth of July. It is honestly my favorite place in the world to spend time with my family. (Kyle Richards)
You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4th, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism. (Erma Bombeck)

14th of July

July 14 was not just a French holiday, but a holiday for everyone who loves freedom, cares about equality and seeks fraternity. (Shimon Peres)
I have to sleep with France on July 14th. (George Boulanger)
The day of the fourteenth of July – I stay in my cozy bed – The music that marches in step – It does not concern me. (Georges Brassens)
It is now recognized that there were only 7 haggard prisoners locked up in the Bastille on July 14, 1789. In other words , there was hardly anyone to free. But history retains symbols more than facts. If it were repeated today, the storming of the Bastille would free thousands of prisoners from consumption. (Armand Patrick Gbaka-Brédé)
On July 14, there are many small public balls set up in the squares and crossroads of Paris. July 14th! Be forever blessed, sacred date, because you save time nicely for lovers and even for others. (Alphonse Allais)
Look at the July 14 holiday: it celebrates a disgusting riot, not a grandiose memory of unity. Look at the ridiculous emblem of the French Republic: a plaster Marianne wearing a revolutionary bonnet. (Dominique Venner)

Summer and July

The summer looks out of her brazen tower, through the flashing bars of July. (Francis Thompson)
If June was the beginning of a hopeful summer, and July the juice middle, August was suddenly feeling like the bitter end. (Sarah Dessen)
Summer is like a weekend. Just as beautiful, and just as fast. June is Friday, July is Saturday, August is Sunday. (Marina Tsvetaeva)
Summer is like a fruit, it starts at the beginning of June, still sour, swells, ripens from July, until its skin cracks from which trickles, at the end of August, a sweet, thick juice… Which will be lost if there is no one to savor it. (Madeleine Chapsal)
July is the peak of summer. Another month – and summer will show heels. (Natalia Rozbitskaya)

Christmas and July

Thinking back to when it’s warm outside. Oh, why couldn’t Christmas be in July? (Haley Mary Artzab)
When Christmas comes in July I often serve plum pudding pie with hot coffee or tea of chai; while air conditioning’s on high. (Paterson Mooney)
It’s Fourth of July weekend, or, as I call it, Exploding Christmas. (Stephen Colbert)
The hype for Christmas in July certainly seems quite widespread across the States . . . and is also a great excuse to party. (Shelley Roes)
But here I am in July, and why am I thinking about Christmas pudding? Probably because we always pine for what we do not have. The winter seems cozy and romantic in the hell of summer, but hot beaches and sunlight are what we yearn for all winter. (Joanna Franklin Bell)

July features

Then came July like three o’clock in the afternoon, hot and listless and miserable. (Allie Ray)
July is hot afternoons and sultry nights and mornings when its joy just to be alive. July is a picnic and a red canoe and a sunburned neck and a softball game and ice tinkling in a tall glass. July is a blind date with summer. (Hal Borland)
July, feminine month, with light skirts lifted by the wind, playfully, without thinking of harm. (Chantal Dupuy Dunier)
Hot July brings cooling showers, Apricots and gillyflowers. (Sara Coleridge)
July, that lovely hell, all velvet dresses and drapes stuffed into a hot little hole. (Laura Kasischke)
July is high burglary season because so many people leave town. (Jean Chatzky)

People and July

It’s July and I have hope in who I am becoming. (Charlotte Eriksson)
How to ruin your summer? Fall in love in July. (Frederic Beigbeder)
July dry and hot, / sticks the farmer’s trousers to his rump. (Wilhelm Busch)
There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November. (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
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)

Heat and July

Heat and July – these two inseparable twins – were born only to make you suffer. (Ed McBain)
I drifted into a summer-nap under the hot shade of July, serenaded by a cicadae lullaby, to drowsy-warm dreams of distant thunder. (Terri Guillemets)
July heats us up quite a bit – at least that’s how it should be. (Klaus Klages)
By July, a damp Southern heat had settled down on the town like warm sweet syrup. (Marti Healy)
I have always had a certain aversion to heat. And for me, the name of the game on the stage is ‘beat the heat.’ It’s always July under the lights. (Bob Weir)

Winter and July

If I had my way, I’d remove January from the calendar altogether and have an extra July instead. (Roald Dahl)
Canada has two seasons, winter and the month of July. (Robert Hollier)
Long has paled that sunny sky: Echoes fade and memories die: Autumn frosts have slain July. (Lewis Carroll)

Sports and July

I think the National League has better biorhythms in July. (Earl Weaver)
No one’s gonna give a damn in July if you lost a game in March. (Earl Weaver)
I’d like to go out on top, preferably breaking a new world record on the Fourth of July. (Joey Chestnut)

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Nature and July

The July sea that smells of dehydrating cream and waffle. (Jean Cayrol)
It was a beautiful July day, one of those days that only happens when the weather has settled for a long time. (Ivan Turgenev)

Time and July

July: the time when the days slipped away like honey from a spoon. (Wallace Stegner)
Today I looked at the calendar. Today is the thirty-seventh of July, that is to say, roughly speaking, the sixth of August! (Daniel Prevost)

Others

Summertime, and the reading is easy… Well, maybe not easy, exactly, but July and August are hardly the months to start working your way through the works of Germanic philosophers. (Michael Dirda)
The air conditioning has this good thing that it allows us to wear our winter clothes in the month of July. (Jean Delacour)
The noise from good toast should reverberate in the head like the thunder of July. (E.V. Lucas)
A corset in July is worth a herd of rats. (Paul Eluard)

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