37 Autumn Quotes

 

  • Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile. – William Cullen Bryant

 

  • Autumn is a season followed immediately by looking forward to spring. – Doug Larson

 

  • October is a symphony of permanence and change. – Bonaro W. Overstreet

 

  • Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree. – Emily Bronte

 

  • In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, safe perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb color effects as from August to November. – Rose G. Kingsley

 

  • For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad. – Edwin Way Teale

 

  • 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

 

  • Autumn wins you best by this, its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay. – Robert Browning

 

  • The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools. – Henry Beston

 

  • Action must be taken at the first signs of disruption or decay, otherwise disaster will follow as ice-bound water follows brief autumn frosts. – Unknown

 

  • Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter. – Carol Bishop Hipps

 

  • No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring. – Samuel Johnson

 

  • The wind blows out, the bubble dies; The spring entomb’d in autumn lies; The dew dries up; the star is shot; The flight is past, and man forgot. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

  • Autumn leaves don’t fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar. – Delia Owens

 

  • Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

  • Autumn arrives in the early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day. – Elizabeth Bowen

 

  • Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt. – William Allingham

 

  • When the bold branches bid farewell to rainbow leaves – Welcome wool sweaters. – B. Cybrill

 

  • Autumn is a second spring when every leaf’s a flower. – Albert Camus

autumn quotes

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

 

  • No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace, As I have seen in one autumnal face. – John Donne

 

  • Notice that autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature. – Friedrich Nietzsche

 

  • Wild is the music of autumnal winds the faded woods. – William Wordsworth

 

  • Nothing is more fleeting than external form, which withers and alters like the flowers of the field at the appearance of autumn. – Umberto Eco

 

  • Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons. – Jim Bishop

 

  • I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. – L.M. Montgomery

 

  • How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. – John Burroughs

 

  • 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! – Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

  • Thus sung the shepherds till th’ approach of night, The skies yet blushing with departing light, When falling dews with spangles deck’d the glade, And the low sun had lengthened every shade. – Alexander Pope

 

  • No spring nor summer’s beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face…. – John Donne

 

  • Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits. – Samuel Butler

 

  • The teeming Autumn big with rich increase, bearing the wanton burden of the prime like widowed wombs after their lords decease. – William Shakespeare

 

  • Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God; And only he who sees takes off his shoes; The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

 

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

 

  • If winter is slumber and spring is birth, and summer is life, then autumn rounds out to be reflection. It’s a time of year when the leaves are down and the harvest is in and the perennials are gone. Mother Earth just closed up the drapes on another year and it’s time to reflect on what’s come before. – Mitchell Burgess

 

  • The Autumn is old; The sere leaves are flying; He hath gather’d up gold, And now he is dying; Old age, begin sighing! – Thomas Hood

 

  • Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring. – Truman Capote