65 Fall Quotes to Celebrate the Beauty of the Season
From pumpkin-spiced-everything to hayrides and haunted houses, there is so much to love about the fall. Autumn represents change—the changing of the leaves, the start of a new school year, and maybe even the beginning of a few new resolutions. But somehow this season of change feels oh-so-familiar. Autumn represents the start of the holiday season, packed full of our nostalgic memories and traditions. And the annual shedding of the trees' leaves holds the everlasting promise of new blooms to come.
In "Persuasion," Jane Austen describes autumn as "that season which has drawn from every poet worthy of being read some attempt at description, or some lines of feeling." Throughout the years, romantics, modernists, and transcendentalists alike have basked in the glory of autumn, attempting to capture the spirit of the season on paper. Like a painter's rendering of an autumn landscape bursting with orange-gold leaves, a writer's words help pinpoint the feelings that the season stirs in us. Here are some of our favorite fall quotes to remind us of this season's particular beauty.