76+ Best Autumn Quotes: Inspiring Sayings About Fall

There are many reasons to love autumn. Watching the fall of leaves and breathing the air will give you much pleasure. Famous autumn quotes will get you excited, want to cherish everything that comes with the arrival of the fall season, and change your perspective.

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Quotes About Fall

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

Ho! for the leaves that eddy down, Crumpled yellow and withered brown, Hither and yonder and up the street And trampled under the passing feet; Swirling, billowing, drifting by, With a whisper soft and a rustling sigh, Starting aloft to windy ways, Telling the coming of bonfire days. Grace Strickler Dawson

Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year. Chad Sugg

On such a day each road is planned To lead to some enchanted land; Each turning meets expectancy. The signs I read on every hand. I know by autumn’s wizardry On such a day the world can be Only a great glad dream for me Only a great glad dream for me! Eleanor Myers Jewett

Sweater weather is better together.

I love the autumn that melancholy season that suits memories so well. When the trees have lost their leaves, when the sky at sunset still preserves the russet hue that fills with gold the withered grass, it is sweet to watch the final fading of the fires that until recently burnt within you. Gustave Flaubert

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.

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

Fall colors are funny. They’re so bright and intense and beautiful. It’s like nature is trying to fill you up with color, to saturate you so you can stockpile it before winter turns everything muted and dreary. Siobhan Vivian

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

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. Steve Sabol

Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Yoko Ono

The Autumn is old; The sere leaves are flying; He hath gathered up gold, And now he is dying Old age, begin sighing. Thomas Hood

Autumn colors remind us we are all one dancing in the wind. Lorin Morgan-Richards

Let’s pumpkin spice things up a bit.

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

What do you use to mend a jack-o-lantern? A pumpkin patch.

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

If I were a bird, I would fly about the Earth seeking the successive autumns. George Eliot

Besides the autumn poets sing, a few prosaic days, a little this side of the snow, and that side of the haze. Emily Dickinson

For anyone who lives in the oak and maple area of New England, there is a perennial temptation to plunge into a purple sea of adjectives about October. Hal Borland

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

Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day. Shira Tamir

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

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

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

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

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

Summer makes me drowsy. Autumn makes me sing. Winter’s pretty lousy, but I hate Spring. Dorothy Parker

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’s like going back to school. You know, autumn! Time for ‘Harry Potter Robbie Coltrane

Autumn is the eternal corrective. It is ripeness and color and a time of maturity; but it is also breadth, and depth, and distance. What man can stand with autumn on a hilltop and fail to see the span of his world and the meaning of the rolling hills that reach to the far horizon? Hal Borland

My favorite color is October

I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air. Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

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

Autumn skies and pumpkin pies

There is a harmony in autumn, and a lustre 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

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

Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year. Chad Sugg

As long as autumn lasts, I shall not have hands, canvas and colors enough to paint the beautiful things I see. Vincent Van Gogh

Such days of autumnal decline hold a strange mystery which adds to the gravity of all our moods. Charles Nodier

The heat of autumn is different from the heat of summer. One ripens apples, the other turns them to cider. Jane Hirshfield

But you can’t plead with autumn. No. The midnight wind stalked through the woods, hooted to frighten you, swept everything away for the approaching winter, whirled the leaves. Yevgeny Zamyatin, We

 October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter. Nova Bair

A tangerine and russet cascade of kaleidoscopic leaves, creates a tapestry of autumn magic upon the emerald carpet of fading summer  Judith A. Lindberg

Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad? Dodie Smith

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

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

By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer. Helen Hunt Jackson

If the leaves are changing, I feel poetry in the air. Laura Jaworski

But when fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you Stephen King

Oh your sweet disposition And my wide eyed gaze We’re singing in the car getting lost upstate Autumn leaves falling down like pieces into place And I can picture it after all these days. Taylor Swift

Through the crisp, swirling launch of our recall, memories smile at yesterday’s replay. September guides us gently into Fall, when woods begin to hear chill winter’s call. M. Jo Taylor

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

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

Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few. September, November And these few precious days I’ll spend with you. Frank Sinatra

We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost. Henry Rollins

I notice that Autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature. Friedrich Nietzsche

Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soul but I must confess that I love you only because you are a prelude to my beloved October. Peggy Toney Horton

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

Listen! the wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings, now for October eves! Humbert Wolfe

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

October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter. Nova Bair

Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn. Elizabeth Lawrence

October was always the least dependable of months  full of ghosts and shadows. Joy Fielding

I’m still in love with you, I want to see you dance again. Because I’m still in love with you on this harvest moon. Neil Young

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

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

I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers.

And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves Virginia Woolf

Then summer fades and passes and October comes. We’ll smell smoke then, and feel an unexpected sharpness, a thrill of nervousness, swift elation, a sense of sadness and departure. Thomas Wolfe

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

Ah, Lovely October, as you usher in the season that awakens my soul, your awesome beauty compels my spirit to soar like an leaf caught in an autumn breeze and my heart to sing like a heavenly choir. Peggy Toney Horton