21 Quotes to Welcome Fall

Quotes for the Season

Here in the United States, the fall season officially starts in a few weeks. And yet the unofficial start of fall seems to be Labor Day weekend.

I love fall. The crisp air, the explosion of color, the harvest. My emotion in this time period is gratitude, likely because Thanksgiving anchors the season.

For some, it’s a season of harvest, a celebration that they have planted and can enjoy it. For some it’s a new beginning. F. Scott Fitzgerald said, “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” And for others, it’s just a time to enjoy the transition between summer and winter.

Whatever you experience, I wish you success and peace.

Here are a few quotes about fall to welcome the season:


“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” -L.M. Montgomery


“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” -Henry David Thoreau


“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.” -George Eliot


“It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.” -P.D. James


“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” -Emily Bronte


“Winter is an etching, spring is a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.” -Stanley Horowitz


“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.” -Nathaniel Hawthorne


“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.” -Lauren DeStefano


“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” -Albert Camus


“And the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep and autumn was awakened.” -Raquel Franco


“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” -John Burroughs


“Dancing of the autumn leaves on a surface of a lake is a dream we see when we are awake.” -Mehmet Murat ildan


“It was a beautiful bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.” -Diana Gabaldon


“Wild is the music of the autumnal winds amongst the faded woods.” -William Wordsworth


“He found himself wondering at times, especially in the autumn, about the wild lands, and strange visions of mountains that he had never seen came into his dreams.” -J.R.R. Tolkien


“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first of September was crisp and golden as an apple.” -J.K. Rowling


“it looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.” -Sarah Addison Allen


“I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin, and crisp sunburnt leaves.” -Ann Drake


“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest, smile.” -William Cullent Bryant


“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” -Oscar Wilde


“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald







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