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Colorful Autumn Quotes to Fall Back On

These autumn quotes will remind you of the beauty, tranquility, and strangeness that is associated with fall. It is almost everyone’s favorite season for so many reasons.

Autumn is when nature plays with all shades of colors – as if it has splashed a paintbrush all around.

The harvest is in, apples are ready to pick, fantasy football is just around the corner, and kids with their parents are preparing for school. Autumn also reminds you of some of the most basic things in life.

When you share these fall sayings with your friends and family, they’ll enjoy them too. Who doesn’t find pleasure in the leaves changing their colors, the paths covered in leaves, and when that cool breeze from the north starts flowing in?

It may remind you of some mysterious distant land of dreams, festivities, and so much more. So please enjoy this collection of memorable Autumn quotes.

Best Autumn Quotes

1.) Days decrease, and autumn grows, autumn in everything.
Robert Browning

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

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

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

Albert Camus leaf is a flower quote.

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

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

Leaves Changing Quotations

7.) Leaves grow old gracefully, bring such joy in their last lingering days. How vibrant and bright is their final flurry of life?
Karen Gibbs

8.) In every change, in every falling leaf, there is some pain, some beauty. And that’s the way new leaves grow.
Amit Ray

9.) The air had a cool crispness to it, and the leaves on the trees had begun turning yellow and red.
Carla Reighard

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

11.) Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.
Elizabeth Lawrence

Vincent van Gogh quote on Autumn.

12.) When an autumn leaf meets a beautiful lake, art reaches beyond the unreachable places!
Mehmet Murat ildan

13.) If only humans could die like the autumn leaves, with a splash of beauty and the promise of another season.
Shana Chartier

14.) It follows the summer harvest, ushering in cooler nights and shorter days, enveloping all of Lanark County in a spectacular riot of color. Brilliant hues of yellow, orange, and red exclaim.
Arlene Stafford-Wilson

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Leaves Falling Sayings

15.) The leaves are all falling, and they’re falling like they’re falling in love with the ground.
Andrea Gibson

16.) A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.

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

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

19.) A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.

20.) 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

21.) The heart of autumn must have broken here and poured its treasure upon the leaves.
Charlotte Bates

F. Scott Fitzgerald quotation on Fall.

Good Autumn Quotes

22.) Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.
William Cullen Bryant

23.) Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

24.) I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.
Helen Hunt Jackson

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

26.) 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

27.) Or maybe spring is the season of love and fall the season of mad lust. Spring for flirting, but fall for the untamed delicious wild thing.
Elizabeth Cohen

28.) Leaves are falling. Autumn is calling.

29.) 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, Wither

30.) When autumn darkness falls, what we will remember are the small acts of kindness: a cake, a hug, an invitation to talk, and every single rose.
Jens Stoltenberg

31.) Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address.
Nora Ephron

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Dancing leaves quote.

Beauty in Nature – Inspirational Autumn Quotes

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

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

34.) It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.
Sarah Addison Allen

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

36.) There is something incredibly nostalgic and significant about the annual cascade of autumn leaves.
Joe L. Wheeler

37.) The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.
J.K. Rowling

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

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

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

Heartfelt Autumn Quotes

41.) I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin and crisp sunburnt leaves.

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

43.) Another fall, another turned page.
Wallace Stegner

44.) Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.
Jim Bishop

45.) There is a harmony in autumn and a luster in its sky.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

46.) Autumn is as joyful and sweet as an untimely end.
Rémy de Gourmon

47.) September days are here, with summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.
Helen Hunt Jackson

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

49.) 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

Thoughtful Autumn Sayings

50.) Of all the seasons, autumn offers the most to man and requires the least of him.
Hal Borland

51.) I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin and crisp sunburnt leaves.
Ann Drake

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

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

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

55.) 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

56.) Aprils have never meant much to me; autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.
Truman Capote

Inspirational Fall

57.) The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves. We have had our summer evenings; now for October eves!
Humbert Wolfe

58.) The dust was antique spice, burnt maple leaves, a prickling blue that teemed and sifted to earth. Swarming its own shadows, the dust filtered over the tents.
Ray Bradbury

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

60.) 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.

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

62.) 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

63.) Notice that autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Colorful Autumn quotes.

Magical Fall Sayings

65.) If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.
Victoria Erickson

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

67.) Autumn passes, and one remembers one’s reverence.
Yoko Ono

68.) Dancing of the autumn leaves on a surface of a lake is a dream we see when we are awake.
Mehmet Murat Ildan

69.) I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.
Anne of Green Gables

70.) Wild is the music of the autumnal winds amongst the faded woods.
William Wordsworth

71.) 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 Pooh

Beautiful Fall Insights

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

73.) I don’t see how a pumpkin patch could be more sincere than this one.
Charlie Brown 

74.) 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

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75.) Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.
Faith Baldwin

76.) And the sunsets of autumn—are they not gorgeous beyond description? More so than the brightest dreams of poetry?
Charles Lanman

77.) See it, smell it, taste it, and forget the time of day or year. Autumn needs no clock or calendar.
Hal Borland

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

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

80.) Swinging on delicate hinges, the autumn leaf almost off the stem.
Jack Kerouac

Autumn Quotes To Cherish

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

82.) There was a hint of spring in her sole green eyes, something summery in her complexion, and a rich autumn ripeness in her walk.
Toni Morrison

83.) October is a symphony of performance and change.
Bonaro W. Overstreet

84.) Only lovers see the fall, a signal end to endings.
Maya Angelou

85.) October is a hallelujah!
John Nichols

Autumn saying.

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86.) Can’t fight that fall feeling.

87.) Sweater weather is better together.

88.) Fall is my excuse for pumpkin everything.

89.) Autumn skies and pumpkin pies.

90.) Pumpkin spicing things up.

91.) Let’s pumpkin spice things up a bit.

92.) Fall is football season.

93.) There’s nothing cuter than a pup on a fall day.

94.) I’m turning over a new leaf.

95.) My favorite color is October.

96.) Orange you glad Autumn is here?

97.) Pumpkin spice and everything nice.

98.) Life is better in Fall.

99.) Don’t stop be-leafing.

100.) Leaves are falling. Autumn is calling.

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is an author and founder of Greeting Card Poet.


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