65 September Quotes On Success In Life

These September quotes will inspire you. September is the ninth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars, the third of four months to have a length of 30 days, and the fourth of five months to have a length of fewer than 31 days.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging September quotes, September sayings, and September proverbs.

Best September Quotes

  1. “Tonight, I ask for your prayers for all those who grieve, for the children whose worlds have been shattered, for all whose sense of safety and security has been threatened. And I pray they will be comforted by a power greater than any of us, spoken through the ages in Psalm 23: “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me.”” ~ George W. Bush
  2. “The attacks of September 11th were intended to break our spirit. Instead, we have emerged stronger and more unified.” ~ Rudy Giuliani
  3. “Ten years have passed since a perfect blue sky morning turned into the blackest of nights. Since then we’ve lived in sunshine and in shadow, and although we can never unsee what happened here, we can also see that children who lost their parents have grown into young adults, grandchildren have been born and good works and public service have taken root to honor those we loved and lost.” ~ Michael Bloomberg
  4. “Wine is the divine juice of September.” ~ Voltaire

  5. “By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” ~ Helen Hunt Jackson
  6. “O sweet September, thy first breezes bring The dry leaf’s rustle and the squirrel’s laughter, The cool fresh air whence health and vigor spring And promise of exceeding joy hereafter.” ~ George Arnold
  7. “September tries its best to have us forget summer.” ~ Bernard Williams
  8. “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

  9. “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  10. “The breezes taste Of apple peel. The air is full Of smells to feel- Ripe fruit, old footballs, Burning brush, New books, erasers, Chalk, and such. The bee, his hive, Well-honeyed hum, And Mother cuts Chrysanthemums. Like plates washed clean With suds, the days Are polished with A morning haze.” ~ John Updike
  11. “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ~ Albert Camus
  12. “Come September, children return to school, grownups to work, and the brain to the head.” ~ Roger Rosenblatt

  13. “September is the month of maturity; the heaped basket and the garnered sheaf. It is the month of climax and completion. September! I never tire of turning it over and over in my mind. It has warmth, depth and colour. It glows like old amber.” ~ Patience Strong
  14. “My favourite poem is the one that starts ‘Thirty days hath September’ because it actually tells you something.” ~ Groucho Marx
  15. “September: it was the most beautiful of words, he’d always felt, evoking orange-flowers, swallows, and regret.” ~ Alexander Theroux
  16. “Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it.” ~ George Eliot

  17. “Autumn is full of leave-taking. In September the swallows are chattering of destination and departure like a crowd of tourists.” ~ Mary Webb
  18. “No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” ~ John Donne
  19. “War has been waged against us by stealth and deceit and murder. This nation is peaceful, but fierce when stirred to anger. This conflict was begun on the timing and terms of others. It will end in a way, and at an hour, of our choosing.” ~ George W. Bush
  20. “How smartly September comes in, like a racing gig, all style, no confusion.” ~ Eleanor Clark

  21. “Lyric night of the lingering Indian Summer, Shadowy fields that are scentless but full of singing, Never a bird, but the passionless chant of insects, Ceaseless, insistent. The grasshopper’s horn, and far-off, high in the maples, The wheel of a locust leisurely grinding the silence Under a moon waning and worn, broken, Tired with summer.” ~ Sara Teasdale
  22. “We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.” ~ Henry Rollins , September quotes summer
  23. “[T]hat old September feeling, leftover from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air … Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.” ~ Wallace Stegner
  24. “All the months are crude experiments, out of which the perfect September is made.” ~ Virginia Woolf

  25. “For summer there, bear in mind, is a loitering gossip, that only begins to talk of leaving when September rises to go.” ~ George Washington Cable
  26. “September is different from all other months. It is more magical. I feel the strange chemical change in the earth which produces mushrooms is the cause, too, of the extra ‘life’ in the air – a resilience, a sparkle.” ~ Katherine Mansfield
  27. “My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  28. “Rest your eyes well before September because with all its colors autumn is coming to visit them!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  29. “Spring scarce had greener fields to show than these Of mid-September; through the still warm noon The rivulets ripple forth a gladder tune Than ever in the summer; from the trees Dusk-green, and murmuring inward melodies, No leaf drops yet; only our evenings swoon In pallid skies more suddenly, and the moon Finds motionless white mists out on the leas.” ~ Edward Dowden
  30. “The morrow was a bright September morn; The earth was beautiful as if newborn; There was nameless splendor everywhere, That wild exhilaration in the air, Which makes the passers in the city street Congratulate each other as they meet.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  31. “No matter how hard we try words simply cannot express the horror, the shock, and the revulsion we all feel over what took place in this nation on Tuesday morning. September 11 will go down in our history as a day to remember.” ~ Billy Graham
  32. “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

  33. “Try to remember the kind of September
    When life was slow and oh
    so mellow.
    Try to remember the kind of September
    When grass was green and grain was yellow.
    Try to remember the kind of September
    When you were a tender and callow fellow.
    Try to remember and if you remember
    then follow
    follow.” ~ Tom Jones
  34. “But then 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
  35. “Tell me not here, it needs not saying, What tune the enchantress plays In aftermaths of soft September Or under blanching mays, For she and I were long acquainted And I knew all her ways.” ~ A. E. Housman
  36. “September twenty-second, Sir, the bough cracks with unpicked apples, and at dawn the small-mouth bass breaks water, gorged with spawn.” ~ Robert Lowell

  37. “The attacks of September 11th were intended to break our spirit. Instead, we have emerged stronger and more unified. We feel renewed devotion to the principles of political, economic, and religious freedom, the rule of law, and respect for human life. We are more determined than ever to live our lives in freedom.” ~ Rudy Giuliani , September quotes life
  38. “Thousands of lives were suddenly ended by evil, despicable acts of terror. The pictures of airplanes flying into buildings, fires burning, huge structures collapsing, have filled us with disbelief, terrible sadness and a quiet, unyielding anger.” ~ George W. Bush
  39. “September morn Do you remember how we danced that night away Two lovers playing scenes from some romantic play September morning still can make me feel this way.” ~ Neil Diamond
  40. “A late summer garden has a tranquility found no other time of the year.” ~ William F. Longgood

  41. “Our paradigm now seems to be: Something terrible happened to us on September 11, and that gives us the right to interpret all future events in a way that everyone else in the world must agree with us. And if they don’t, they can go straight to hell.” ~ William J. Clinton
  42. “For me and my family personally, September 11 was a reminder that life is fleeting, impermanent, and uncertain. Therefore, we must make use of every moment and nurture it with affection, tenderness, beauty, creativity, and laughter.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  43. “Do you remember the 21st night of September? Love was changing the minds of pretenders While chasing the clouds away Our hearts were ringing In the key that our souls were singing. As we danced in the night, Remember how the stars stole the night away.” ~ Maurice White
  44. “Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn” ~ John Greenleaf Whittier

  45. “What’s the sense of sending $2 million missiles to hit a $10 tent that’s empty?” ~ George W. Bush
  46. “The city is going to survive, we are going to get through it, It’s going to be very, very difficult time. I don’t think we yet know the pain that we’re going to feel when we find out who we lost, but the thing we have to focus on now is getting this city through this, and surviving and being stronger for it.” ~ Rudy Giuliani
  47. “It is impossible to fully comprehend the evil that would have conjured up such a cowardly and depraved assault upon thousands of innocent people.” ~ Jean Chretien
  48. “Although September 11 was horrible, it didn’t threaten the survival of the human race, like nuclear weapons do.” ~ Stephen Hawking

  49. “Sorrow and scarlet leaf, Sad thoughts and sunny weather. Ah me, this glory and this grief Agree not well together!” ~ Thomas Parsons
  50. “We’ll have to deal with the networks. One of the ways to do that is to drain the swamp they live in. And that means dealing not only with the terrorists, but those who harbor terrorists. This will take a long, sustained effort. It will require the support of the American people as well as our friends and allies around the world.” ~ Donald Rumsfeld
  51. “September fattens on vines. Roses flake from the wall. The smoke of harmless fires drifts to my eyes. This is plenty. This is more than enough.” ~ Geoffrey Hill
  52. “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun.” ~ John Keats

  53. “Reach me a gentian, give me a torch! Let me guide myself with the blue, forked torch of a flower down the darker and darker stairs, where blue is darkened on blueness even where Persephone goes, just now, from the frosted September to the sightless realm where darkness is awake upon the dark.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  54. “If the events of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it’s that the terrorists can attack us, but they can’t take away what makes us American – our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that.” ~ Jon Stewart
  55. “The number of casualties will be more than any of us can bear ultimately. And I don’t think we want to speculate on the number of casualties. The effort now has to be to save as many people as possible.” ~ Rudy Giuliani
  56. “Time is passing…yet for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th.” ~ George W. Bush

  57. “Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.” ~ George W. Bush
  58. “When I look out the window, I exhale a prayer of thanks for the color green, for my children’s safety, for the simple acts of faith like planting a garden that helped see us through another spring, another summer. And I inhale some kind of promise to protect my kids’ hopes and good intentions we began with in this country. Freedom of speech, the protection of diversity – these are the most important ingredients of American civil life and my own survival. If I ever took them for granted, I don’t know.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver
  59. “… for those of us who lived through these events, the only marker we’ll ever need is the tick of a clock at the 46th minute of the eighth hour of the 11th day.” ~ George W. Bush
  60. “Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of trauma, I will fear no concussion.” ~ Jim Butcher

  61. “Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.” ~ George W. Bush
  62. “We are more determined than ever to live our lives in freedom.” ~ Rudy Giuliani
  63. “Shipwreck in youth is sorrowful enough, but one looks for storms at the spring equinox. Yet it is the September equinox that drowns.” ~ Helen Waddell

  64. “The winter is forbidden till December And exits March the second on the dot. By order, summer lingers through September In Camelot.” ~ Alan Jay Lerner
  65. “It’s important that the United States not forget the lessons of September the 11th, 2001. I assure you, I’m not going to forget them.” ~ George W. Bush

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