Inspirational Autumn Quotes On Leaves, Love, Fall, Life

These autumn quotes will inspire you. Autumn the third season of the year, when crops and fruits are gathered and leaves fall, in the northern hemisphere from September to November and in the southern hemisphere from March to May.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging autumn quotes, autumn sayings, and autumn proverbs.

Famous Autumn Quotes

  1. “As long as autumn lasts, I shall not have hands, canvas and colors enough to paint the beautiful things I see.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  2. “No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” ~ John Donne
  3. “I notice that Autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  4. “Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” ~ Emily Bronte

  5. “Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ~ William C. Bryant
  6. “How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” ~ John Burroughs
  7. “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.” ~ John Muir , Autumn quotes leaves
  8. “When you are reluctant to change, think of the beauty of autumn.” ~ V V Brown

  9. “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ~ Lucy Maud Montgomery
  10. “Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own.” ~ Charles Dickens
  11. “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ~ Albert Camus
  12. “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
  13. “The most beautiful carpet is the carpet made of autumn leaves!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  14. “Life is a dream and autumn is a dream within dream!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  15. “Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.” ~ Faith Baldwin
  16. “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
  17. “There is a harmony In autumn, and a luster in its sky…” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

  18. “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  19. “It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.” ~ P. D. James
  20. “Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.” ~ Robert Browning
  21. “Why is it that so many of us persist in thinking that autumn is a sad season? Nature has merely fallen asleep, and her dreams must be beautiful if we are to judge by her countenance.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  22. “Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” ~ Jim Bishop

  23. “I am made for autumn. Summer and I have a fickle relationship, but everything about autumn is perfect to me. Woolly jumpers, Wellington boot, 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. Her moody hues and subdued palate punctuated every now and again by a brilliant orange, scarlet or copper goodbye. She is my true love.” ~ Alys Fowler
  24. “Wild is the music of autumnal winds Amongst the faded woods.” ~ William Wordsworth
  25. “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
  26. “I loved autumn, the one season of the year that God seemed to have put there just for the beauty of it.” ~ Lee Maynard

  27. “In the other gardens
    And all up the vale,
    From the autumn bonfies
    See the smoke trail!
    Pleasant summer over
    And all the summer flowers,
    The red fire blazes,
    the grey smoke towers.
    Sing a song of seasons!
    Something bright in all,
    Flowers in the summer
    Fires in the fall!” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  28. “I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  29. “Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” ~ Backseat Goodbye , Autumn quotes love
  30. “Glorious are the woods in their latest gold and crimson.” ~ William C. Bryant

  31. “It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.” ~ B. C. Forbes
  32. “Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” ~ Yoko Ono
  33. “I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.” ~ Robert Browning
  34. “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
  35. “In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October.” ~ Alexander Smith

  36. “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
  37. “The season for enjoying the fullness of life – partaking of the harvest, sharing the harvest with others, and reinvesting and saving portions of the harvest for yet another season of growth.” ~ Denis Waitley
  38. “I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape. Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn’t show.” ~ Andrew Wyeth
  39. “There is something incredibly nostalgic and significant about the annual cascade of autumn leaves.” ~ Joe L. Wheeler

  40. “I love the autumn for its sense of melancholy seems to strike my need for sadness. There is poetry in the dying of the year and mystery as well.” ~ Kyffin Williams
  41. “The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  42. “It was, as I have said, a fine autumnal day; the sky was clear and serene, and nature wore that rich and golden livery which we always associate with the idea of abundance. The forests had put on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tendered kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet.” ~ Washington Irving
  43. “Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” ~ William Allingham

  44. “Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.” ~ Samuel Butler
  45. “Nothing is more fleeting than external form, which withers and alters like the flowers of the field at the appearance of autumn.” ~ Umberto Eco
  46. “Listen! the wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!” ~ Humbert Wolfe
  47. “Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it.” ~ George Eliot

  48. “The leaves fall patiently
    Nothing remembers or grieves
    The river takes to the sea
    The yellow drift of leaves.” ~ Sara Teasdale
  49. “I sit beside the fire and think of all that I have seen, of meadow-flowers and butterflies in summers that have been; Of yellow leaves and gossamer in autumns that there were, with morning mist and silver sun and wind upon my hair.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  50. “All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.” ~ Thomas Wolfe
  51. “Swinging on delicate hinges the autumn leaf almost off the stem.” ~ Jack Kerouac

  52. “Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
  53. “The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter woods.” ~ Henry Beston
  54. “Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.” ~ Elizabeth Bowen
  55. “I saw old autumn in the misty morn Stand shadowless like silence, listening To silence.” ~ Thomas Hood

  56. “And so I ask myself: ‘Where are your dreams?’ And I shake my head and mutter: ‘How the years go by!’ And I ask myself again: ‘What have you done with those years? Where have you buried your best moments? Have you really lived? Look,’ I say to myself, ‘how cold it is becoming all over the world!’ And more years will pass and behind them will creep grim isolation. Tottering senility will come hobbling, leaning on a crutch, and behind these will come unrelieved boredom and despair. The world of fancies will fade, dreams will wilt and die and fall like autumn leaves from the trees. . . .” ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky
  57. “Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love – that makes life and nature harmonise. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb the repose of earth and air, while they give us a scent that is a perfect anodyne to the restless spirit. 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
  58. “O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof; there thou may’st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe; And all the daughters of the year shall dance! Sing now the lusty song of fruit and flowers.” ~ William Blake
  59. “The tints of autumn…a mighty flower garden blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, frost.” ~ John Greenleaf Whittier

  60. “All those golden autumn days the sky was full of wings. Wings beating low over the blue water of Silver Lake, wings beating high in the blue air far above it . . . bearing them all away to the green fields in the South.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder
  61. “Autumn is as joyful and sweet as an untimely end.” ~ Remy de Gourmont
  62. “A moral character is attached to autumnal scenes; the leaves falling like our years, the flowers fading like our hours, the clouds fleeting like our illusions, the light diminishing like our intelligence, the sun growing colder like our affections, the rivers becoming frozen like our lives–all bear secret relations to our destinies.” ~ François-René de Chateaubriand
  63. “Why I so much prefer autumn to spring is that in the autumn one looks at heaven–in the spring at the earth.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard

  64. “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
  65. “The Summer had died peacefully in its sleep, and Autumn, as soft-spoken executrix, was locking life up safely until Spring came to claim it.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut

Autumn the season between summer and winter; fall.

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