Summer is over and it sucks, we know it. But the good part is that when we say buh-bye to the salty hair and sunny days, we receive our lovely autumn. I mean, almost everything is prettier in autumn!
So, to give this season the warm welcome it deserves; we’ve created this list of 23 quotes/facts about autumn.
1. September 23 is the autumnal equinox and marks the first day of fall.
2. “It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.” – Sarah Addison Allen, First Frost
3. There are two equinoxes every year, first the vernal (or spring) equinox around March 20, and second the autumnal equinox, around September 22. They are both seasonal points on the sun’s path.
4. “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” — J.K. Rowling
5. “The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let the dead things go.” — Mayaelious.com
6. “Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” — Emily Brontë
7. “At autumn, don’t go to jewelers to see gold; go to the parks!”— Mehmet Murat ildan
8. “Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” — Jim Bishop
9. “Such days of autumnal decline hold a strange mystery which adds to the gravity of all our moods.” — Charles Nodier
10. “Or maybe spring is the season of love and fall is the season of mad lust. Spring for flirting but fall for the untamed delicious wild thing.” — Elizabeth Cohen
11. “Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love — that makes life and nature harmonize.” — George Eliot
12. “Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile.” — William Cullen Bryant
13. “The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools.” — Henry Beston
14. “Shuddering under the autumn stars, each year, the head sinks lower and lower.” — Georg Trakl
15. “October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!” — Rainbow Rowell
16. “Days decrease, and autumn grows, autumn in everything.” — Robert Browning
17. “I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.” — Helen Hunt Jackson
18. “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. These are all expressions of a nation coming together and caring about its people.” — Jens Stoltenberg
19. “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” — J.K. Rowling
20. “I was drinking in the surroundings: air so crisp you could snap it with your fingers and greens in every lush shade imaginable offset by autumnal flashes of red and yellow.” — Wendy Delsol
21. “At no other time (than autumn) does the earth let itself be inhaled in one smell, the ripe earth; in a smell that is in no way inferior to the smell of the sea, bitter where it borders on taste, and more honey sweet where you feel it touching the first sounds. Containing depth within itself, darkness, something of the grave almost.” — Rainer Maria Rilke
22. “I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.” — Thomas Hood
23. “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” — L.M. Montgomery