75 Autumn Quotes
Oh, Autumn! There are just so many reasons to love the season. Read this collection of autumn quotes to reminisce about the fairest season of them all.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
When autumn darkness falls, what we will remember are the small acts of kindness: a cake, a hug, an invitation to talk, and every single rose. These are all expressions of a nation coming together and caring about its people.
The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.
My sorrow, when she’s here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.
Autumn’s the mellow time.
We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
Angie Weiland Crosby
Autumn whispered to the wind, “I fall; but always rise again.”
Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day.
Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.
Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of 1st September was crisp and golden as an apple.
I see…the turning of a leaf dancing in an autumn sun, and brilliant shades of crimson glowing when a day is done.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!
I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.
Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.
Helen Hunt Jackson
By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.
It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the autumn.
A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
My favourite season is autumn, and I love walking through woods.
Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
There is a time in the last few days of summer when the ripeness of autumn fills the air.
Autumn wins you best by its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
Hubert de Givenchy
It gives you a good feeling. Each year, you rediscover in a garden the magic of life. A flower arrives, and it is a miracle. The leaves fall in the autumn, and it looks fantastic. There is a tenderness about a garden, and you can’t help but be sensitive to that.
I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.
The spring, summer, is quite a hectic time for people in their lives, but then it comes to autumn, and to winter, and you can’t but help think back to the year that was, and then hopefully looking forward to the year that is approaching.
The autumn wind is a pirate. Blustering in from sea with a rollicking song he sweeps along swaggering boisterously. His face is weather beaten, he wears a hooded sash with a silver hat about his head… The autumn wind is a Raider, pillaging just for fun.
Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.
Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The sweltering summer of the Negro’s legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
If you look around, complacency is the great disease of your autumn years, and I work hard to prevent that.
Every year, I travel extensively in the autumn and the spring. I set most of the winter and summer aside for my family and my own tribal relatives. But during that traveling time, I often find myself visiting other native communities around the continent – perhaps a dozen or more each year.
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.
I had only heard about Fall Out Boy a couple months before we contacted him. I heard ‘Saturday’ and ‘Grand Theft Autumn’ and thought the lyrics were smart and the singer was insanely talented.
As a child I always steered clear of science fiction, but in the autumn of 1977, the bow-wave of publicity for the first ‘Star Wars’ movie had already reached me, so I was eager for anything science-fictional.
It’s like going back to school. You know, autumn! Time for ‘Harry Potter’.
I enjoyed the whole process of learning and was always happy when autumn came and school or college started up again.
I think now that I’m in the autumn of my life, and I’m getting a chance of having an overview and looking at the shape of how things happen, when things happen, why things happen, I think it was fitting that I spent most of my early career doing mask work, because I just don’t think I was that comfortable in my own skin.
There is a part of me that will forever want to be walking under autumn leaves, carrying a briefcase containing the works of Shakespeare and Yeats and a portable chess set. I will pass an old tree under which once on a summer night I lay on the grass with a fragrant young woman and we quoted e.e. cummings back and forth.
There is one thing I do miss in L.A. I love autumn.
Autumn is my favorite season
Helen Hunt Jackson
I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.
A kestrel can and does hover in the dead calm of summer days, when there is not the faintest breath of wind. He will, and does, hover in the still, soft atmosphere of early autumn, when the gossamer falls in showers, coming straight down as if it were raining silk.
Shuddering under the autumn stars, each year, the head sinks lower and lower.
In two and a half years’ trekking across central Asia, I’d become attuned to the late autumn conditions when the hazards of winter can blow in under the cover of darkness.
Shopping for clothes is time consuming, it’s tiring, and it can feel like a waste of an autumn afternoon.
In the spring of 1936, I was introduced by friends to Jean Tatlock. In the autumn, I began to court her. We were at least twice close enough to marriage to think of ourselves as engaged.
I put quite a few trees in last autumn. A lot of silver birch and a couple of native trees – just generally doing gardening, putting plants in and hedges in. It takes quite a lot of time and I love it.
Century-old records are the closest thing we have to a time machine. To listen to the voice of Theodore Roosevelt or the piano playing of Claude Debussy is to feel the years falling away like autumn leaves from a maple tree.
I came back out here from England and I was there for a while and it was beautiful and it is just great to see London going from Spring to Summer and Autumn.
I hope I can be the autumn leaf, who looked at they sky and lived. And when it was time to leave, gracefully it knew life was a gift.
And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.
F.Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.
You return like autumn and I fall every time.
The leaves are changing; I feel poetry in the air.
I notice that autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature.
A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.
Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.
If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then Autumn would be the magic hour.
And the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep and autumn was awakend.
It was November the month of crimson sunsets, parting birds, deep, sad hymns of the sea, passionate wind songs in the pines.
Autumn – a distinct smell… a mixture of dried leaves on the ground, smoke from the chimneys and sweet ripe apples.
I am made for autumn. Summer and I have a fickle relationship, but everything about autumn is perfect to me. Wooly jumpers, scarves, thin first, then thick, socks. The low slanting light, the crisp mornings, the chill in my fingers, those last warm sunny days before the rain and the wind. The moody hues and subdued palete punctuated every now and again by a brilliant orange, scarlet or copper goodbye.
I am such an autumn person. Give me a quiet, cozy spot with a simple view of gorgeous trees with colorful leaves on a crisp September day, fuzzy socks, a warm drink, and a good book and I will be in all my glory.
Autumn killed the Summer with the softest kiss.
William Cullen Bryant
“Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile.”
Henry David Thoreau
“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”
“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.”
“Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address.”
“Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.”
“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.”
“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.”
“Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.”
“Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.”