28 Quotes About July to Help You Slow Down and Embrace the Season

28 Quotes About July to Help You Slow Down and Embrace the Season

It's safe to say that July is the most festive month of summer. The weather is warm, the days are long, and work is a little bit slower. The end of summer isn't in sight yet, so for now, the long, lazy days feel endless and joyful. 

To help you embrace all that mid-summer has to offer, we compiled a list of the very best July quotes. Enjoy! 

28 July Quotes

1. "We can just let July be July, let the sun hang in the sky, clear your mind of all the things you're waiting on." — Lily Williams

2. "If June was the beginning of a hopeful summer, and July the juice middle, August was suddenly feeling like the bitter end." — Sarah Dessen

3. "Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August." — Jenny Han

4. "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

5. "July is a blind date with Summer." — Hal Borland

6. "Hot July brings cooling showers, apricots and gillyflowers." — Sara Coleridge

7. "Let July be July. Let August be August. And let yourself just be even in the uncertainty. You don't have to fix everything. You don't have to solve everything. And you can still find peace and grow in the wild of changing things." — Morgan Harper Nichols

8. "Let us live like flowers—wild and beautiful and drenched in sun." — Ellen Everett

9. "The summer looks out from her brazen tower, through the flashing bars of July." — Francis Thompson

10. "If I had my way, I’d remove January from the calendar altogether and have an extra July instead." — Roald Dahl

11. “The London trees are dusty-brown, Beneath the summer sky; My love, she dwells in London town, Nor leaves it in July.” — Amy Levy

12. “It’s July and I have hope in who I am becoming.” — Charlotte Eriksson

13. “I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” — Kellie Elmore

14. “Welcome, July! In remaining of half-year, we must fly to reach high.” — Vaidesh Vardanth

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15. “July is hollyhocks and hammocks, fireworks and vacations, hot and steamy weather, cool and refreshing swims, beach picnics, and vegetables all out of the garden.” — Jean Hersey

16. “I drifted into a summer-nap under the hot shade of July, serenaded by a cicada lullaby, to drowsy-warm dreams of distant thunder.” — Terri Guillemets

17. “Then came July like three o'clock in the afternoon, hot and listless and miserable.” — Allie Ray

18. “Thinking back to when it’s warm outside. Oh, why couldn’t Christmas be in July?” — Haley Mary Artzab 

19. "Autumn frosts have slain July." — Lewis Carroll

20. “If ant hills are high in July, the coming winter will be hard.” — American Folkore

21. “They talk about big skies in the western United States, and they may indeed have them, but you have never seen such lofty clouds, such towering anvils, as in Iowa in July.” — Bill Bryson

22. “The noise from good toast should reverberate in the head like the thunder of July.” — E.V. Lucas

23. “In June we picked the clover, and sea-shells in July: There was no silence at the door, no word from the sky." — Cecil Day-Lewis

24. “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

25. “We spent June and July in the Rockies, growing stronger, feeling feral in the untamed range of mountains.” — Aspen Matis

26. “Julia, I almost wish we were butterflies living an eternal summer. 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

27. “Independence Day, July 4th, or as I know it: Out with the British day!”
― Steven Magee

28. “By July, a damp Southern heat had settled down on the town like warm sweet syrup.” ― Marti Heal

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