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65 Fall Quotes To Make You Fall In Love With Autumn

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Autumn is in the air! The leaves are changing colors and falling to the ground, the air is getting colder, and pumpkin flavored everything is starting to pop up. What better way to celebrate the season than by reading some inspiring Fall quotes? Here are some of our favorites. Enjoy 🙂

Here is a collection of fall quotes to make you fall in love with Autumn

Fall Quotes

“What is sometimes called a tongue of flame or an arm extended burning is only the long red and orange branch of a green maple in early September.” Grace Paley

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

“Autumn is springtime in reverse.” Terri Guillemets

“Life is deep and high and distant; and though only your vast vision can reach even her feet, yet she is near; and though only the breath of your breath reaches her heart, the shadow of your shadow crosses her face, and the echo of your faintest cry becomes a spring and an autumn in her breast.” — Khalil GibranThe Garden of the Prophet

“The quiet transition from autumn to winter is not a bad time at all. It’s a time for protecting and securing things and for making sure you’ve got in as many supplies as you can. It’s nice to gather together everything you possess as close to you as possible, to store up your warmth and your thoughts and burrow yourself into a deep hole inside, a core of safety where you can defend what is important and precious and your very own. Then the cold and the storms and the darkness can do their worst. They can grope their way up the walls looking for a way in, but they won’t find one, everything is shut, and you sit inside, laughing in your warmth and your solitude, for you have had foresight.” — Tove JanssonMoominvalley in November

“Two sounds of autumn are unmistakable…the hurrying rustle of crisp leaves blown along the street…by a gusty wind, and the gabble of a flock of migrating geese.” — Hal Borland

“Never let me lose what I have gained, and adorn the branches of your river with leaves of my estranged Autumn.” — Federico García Lorca

“Autumn lingered on as if fond of its own perfection.” — Winston GrahamRoss Poldark

“If you run, then allow those first few breaths on a cool Autumn day to FREEZE your lungs and do not just be alarmed, be ALIVE.” — Kyle Lake

“It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.” — P.D. James, A Taste for Death

“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 passes and one remembers one’s reverence.” Yoko Ono

Fall Quotes

“Autumn lingered on as if fond of its own perfection.” Winston Graham

“It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.” Sarah Addison Allen, First Frost

“The tints of autumn… a mighty flower garden blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, frost.” John Greenleaf Whittier

“There is something so special in the early leaves drifting from the trees—as if we are all to be allowed a chance to peel, to refresh, to start again.” Ruth Ahmed

“Never let me lose what I have gained, and adorn the branches of your river with leaves of my estranged Autumn.” Federico García Lorca

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

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

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

“Such trees as there were allowed their leaves to fall—they fell unnoticed—seeming to promise, not without bitterness, to endure another year.” James Baldwin

“Autumn mornings: sunshine and crisp air, birds and calmness, year’s end and day’s beginnings.” Terri Guillemets

“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” John Donne

“Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day.” SHIRA TAMIR

“Autumn leaves are falling, filling up the streets; golden colors on the lawn, nature’s trick or treat!” Rusty Fischer

“…I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. So I have spent almost all the daylight hours in the open air.” Nathaniel Hawthorne

“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 TolkienThe Fellowship of the Ring

“Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad?” — Dodie SmithI Capture the Castle

Fall Quotes

“Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling, and they’re falling like / they’re falling in love with the ground.” — Andrea Gibson

“Autumn leaves don’t fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar.” — Delia OwensWhere the Crawdad Sings

“My heart is drumming in my chest so hard it aches, but it’s the good kind of ache, like the feeling you get on the first real day of autumn, when the air is crisp and the leaves are all flaring at the edges and the wind smells just vaguely of smoke – like the end and the beginning of something all at once.” — Lauren Oliver, Delirium

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

“That country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay. That country composed in the main of cellars, sub-cellars, coal-bins, closets, attics, and pantries faced away from the sun. That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts. Whose people passing at night on the empty walks sound like rain.” — Ray BradburyThe October Country.

“The white towers and golden domes of the church gleamed in the sapphire sky. The luxuriant autumn asleep till morning. The silence of the earth seemed to merge with the silence of the heavens and the mystery of the earth touched the mystery of the stars.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“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.” — e.e. cummings

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

“The smile that flickers on a baby’s lips when he sleeps- does anyone know where it was born? Yes, there is a rumor that a young pale beam of a crescent moon touched the edge of a vanishing autumn cloud, and there the smile was first born in the dream of a dew-washed morning.” — Rabindranath Tagore

“I loved autumn, the one season of the year that God seemed to have put there just for the beauty of it.” — Lee Maynard

“Your heart, Bessie, is an autumn garage.” — J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

“Days decrease, / And autumn grows, autumn in everything.” — Robert Browning

“You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen. When the cold rains kept on and killed the spring, it was as though a young person died for no reason.” — Ernest HemingwayA Moveable Feast

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

“It’s the first day of autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings, and toasty marshmallow evenings, and, best of all, leaping into leaves!” — Winnie the PoohPooh’s Grand Adventure

Fall Quotes

“October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!” — Rainbow RowellAttachments

“At no other time (than autumn) does the earth let itself be inhaled in one smell, the ripe earth; in a smell that is in no way inferior to the smell of the sea, bitter where it borders on taste, and more honeysweet where you feel it touching the first sounds. Containing depth within itself, darkness, something of the grave almost.” — Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters on Cézanne

“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” — John DonneThe Autumnal

“And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves…” — Virginia WoolfTo the Lighthouse

“Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” CHAD SUGG

“At no other time (than autumn) does the earth let itself be inhaled in one smell, the ripe earth; in a smell that is in no way inferior to the smell of the sea, bitter where it borders on taste, and more honeysweet where you feel it touching the first sounds. Containing depth within itself, darkness, something of the grave almost.” — Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters on Cézanne

“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” — John DonneThe Autumnal

“And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves…” — Virginia WoolfTo the Lighthouse

“Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love—that makes life and nature harmonize.” — George Eliot

“We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it, if it were not the earth where the same flowers come up again every spring that we used to gather with our tiny fingers as we sat lisping to ourselves on the grass, the same hips and haws on the autumn hedgerows, the same redbreasts that we used to call ‘God’s birds’ because they did no harm to the precious crops. What novelty is worth that sweet monotony where everything is known and loved because it is known?” — George EliotThe Mill on the Floss

“Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn — that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste and tenderness — that season which has drawn from every poet worthy of being read some attempt at description, or some lines of feeling.” — Jane AustenPersuasion

“Go, sit upon the lofty hill, And turn your eyes around, Where waving woods and waters wild Do hymn an autumn sound. The summer sun is faint on them— The summer flowers depart— Sit still— as all transform’d to stone, Except your musing heart.” — Elizabeth Barrett BrowningThe Autumn

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” — John Howard BryantIndian Summer

“Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, / Tears from the depths of some divine despair / Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, / In looking on the happy autumn fields, / And thinking of the days that are no more.” — Alfred Tennyson

“The heat of autumn is different from the heat of summer. One ripens apples, the other turns them to cider.” — Jane HirshfieldThe Heat of Autumn

“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 DeStefanoWither

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me / Fluttering from the autumn tree.” EMILY BRONTË

“Autumn is as joyful and sweet as an untimely end.” — Rémy de Gourmont

“I was drinking in the surroundings: air so crisp you could snap it with your fingers and greens in every lush shade imaginable offset by autumnal flashes of red and yellow.” — Wendy DelsolStork

“I hope I can be the autumn leaf, who looked at the sky and lived. And when it was time to leave, gracefully it knew life was a gift.” DODINSKY

“And I rose / In rainy autumn / And walked abroad in a shower of all my days…” — Dylan Thomas

“The tints of autumn…a mighty flower garden blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, frost.” — John Greenleaf Whittier

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

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Fall is a time for reflection and growth. The leaves falling from the trees are a reminder that everything is constantly changing, and that’s okay. Take some time to relax and enjoy the season with these fall quotes. And don’t forget to share these inspiring fall quotes with your friends on social media!

 

 

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