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September 24 2015
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Nima Patel
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20 Quotes To Help You Celebrate Fall

Fall is officially upon us! 

1. "Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." — F. Scott Fitzgerald

2. “Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” ― Chad Sugg

3. “At no other time 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 honeysweet where you feel it touching the first sounds. Containing depth within itself, darkness, something of the grave almost.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke

4.“Of all the seasons, autumn offers the most to man and requires the least of him.” ― Hal Borland

5. “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

6. "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." — L.M. Montgomery

7. “Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” ― Jim Bishop

8. “When the bold branches / Bid farewell to rainbow leaves / Welcome wool sweaters.” ― B. Cybrill

9. "There is a harmony in autumn, and a lustre in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!" ― Percy Bysshe Shelley

10. “The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one's very footsteps may not disturb the repose of earth and air, while they give us a scent that is a perfect anodyne to the restless spirit. 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

11. “I loved autumn, the one season of the year that God seemed to have put there just for the beauty of it.” ― Lee Maynard

12. "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

13. “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ― Albert Camus

14. “It’s fall coming, I thought, I can smell that sour-molasses smell of silage, clanging the air like a bell – smell like somebody’s been burning oak leaves, left them to smolder overnight because they’re too green.” ― Ken Kesey

15. “The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.” ― John Muir

16. “Autumn's the mellow time.” ― William Allingham

17. “I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. So I have spent almost all the daylight hours in the open air.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne

18. “Wild is the music of autumnal winds / Amongst the faded woods.” ― William Wordsworth

19. “Autumn was her happiest season. There was an expectancy about its sounds and shapes: the distant thunk pomp of leather and young bodies on the practice field near her house made her think of bands and cold Coca-Colas, parched peanuts and the sight of people's breath in the air. There was even something to look forward to when school started ― renewals of old feuds and friendships, weeks of learning again what one half forgot in the long summer. Fall was hot supper time with everything to eat one missed in the morning when too sleepy to enjoy it.” ― Harper Lee

20. “Autumn is as joyful and sweet as an untimely end.” ― Rémy de Gourmont

 

 

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