35 Wonderful Fall Season Quotes

The leaves are changing colors, the weather is getting cooler, and there is pumpkin spice-flavored everything all around you. That can only mean one thing: it’s time for the fall season! This is my favorite time of year because of all the fun activities there are to do. If you love to celebrate fall, you’ll love fall quotes!

To get into the autumn spirit, we curated 35 wonderful quotes about the fall season. From reflections on nature to expressions of gratitude, these quotes will make you love the fall season even more! When you’re done, break out the hats, scarves, and boots and enjoy all of the fun activities that come with the season!

Let the fall quotes begin!

"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
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1) “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

2) “And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” – Oscar Wilde

3) “And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves…” – Virginia Woolf

4) “Another fall, another turned page…” – Wallace Stegner

5) “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

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6) “The first breath of autumn was in the air, a prodigal feeling, a feeling of wanting, taking, and keeping before it is too late.” – J. L. Carr

7) “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, Salem’s Lot

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8) “I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin, and crisp sunburnt leaves.” – Ann Drake

9) “Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.” – Elizabeth Lawrence

Fall is also my favorite season and I hope it’s yours too!

"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
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10) “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

11) “A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.” – Unknown

12) “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, Pooh’s Grand Adventure

13) “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 Browning, The Autumn

14) “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

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

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

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

18) “Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings, now for October eves.” – Humbert Wolfe

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

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Love the trees until their leaves fall off…

"Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year." - Chad Sugg
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20) “Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” – Chad Sugg

21) “Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.” – Yoko Ono

22) “I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple-flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers.” – Leif Enger

23) “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus

24) “Autumn leaves shower like gold, like rainbows, as the winds of change begin to blow.” – Dan Millman

25) “Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go.” – Unknown

26) “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

27) “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

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28) “Spring is beautiful, and summer is perfect for vacations, but autumn brings a longing to get away from the unreal things of life, out into the forest at night with a campfire and the rustling leaves.” – Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

29) “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 Bradbury, The October Country

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The heat of autumn…

"The heat of autumn is different from the heat of summer. One ripens apples, the other turns them to cider." - Jane Hirshfield, The Heat of Autumn
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30) “The heat of autumn is different from the heat of summer. One ripens apples, the other turns them to cider.” – Jane Hirshfield, The Heat of Autumn

31) “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

32) “Use what you have, use what the world gives you. Use the first day of fall: bright flame before winter’s deadness; harvest; orange, gold, amber; cool nights and the smell of fire. Our tree-lined streets are set ablaze, our kitchens filled with the smells of nostalgia: apples bubbling into sauce, roasting squash, cinnamon, nutmeg, cider, warmth itself. The leaves as they spark into wild color just before they die are the world’s oldest performance art, and everything we see is celebrating one last violently hued hurrah before the black and white silence of winter.” – Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way

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33) “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

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

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

I hope you enjoyed these fall quotes!

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“Happy fall!”

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