Autumn Quotes & Short Sayings to Make You Fall in Love with Leaves

Autumn, what a wonderful season! It’s quite melancholic and sad on one side, but it’s also very colorful, vibrant and beautiful. Quotes surely are perfect to describe the beauty of this wonderful time of the year.

Here I’m going to share with you some popular, short quotes from famous people, all of them on pictures I took and wanted to share with you.

Fall is the harvest season, it’s also the time when we feel the need of love, not only to others but the love to ourselves.

I feel like spring could be compared to childhood, it’s when we wake up to life and are super excited and want to play, learn and just live life same as nature during the spring.

Summer is like the next stage in our life, teenage years or even twenties. It’s when we maybe are not super crazy excited about life, but we certainly want to enjoy it, just like we do want to enjoy our summer months.

Autumn could be compared to the next stage when we tend to look back to our past choices, time to learn, a time spent on reflection.

Let’s check what well-known people have to say about autumn, I have chosen some of my favorite quotes that are beautiful, will inspire and convince you that autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons, full of colorful trees, sidewalks full of vibrant leaves and this feeling of change that’s hanging there in the air.

Many of the pictures used for the quotes belong to the collection of autumn images, you can download them and use on your website or blog.

Small orange maple tree leaf.

Short Quotes to Embrace Autumn

Fall deeply in love with autumn, feel inspired and enjoy the season and quotes shared below:

Albert Camus

Albert Camus quote about autumn.

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

Andrea Gibson

Andrea Gibson quote about autumn season.

“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

Edwin Way Teale

Edwin Way Teale quote about autumn.

“For man, autumn is the time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad.” – Edwin Way Teale

Elizabeth Lawrence

Elizabeth Lawrence quote about leaves.

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche quote about autumn.

“Notice that autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Hal Borland

Hal Borland quote about autumn.

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

Jim Bishop

Jim Bishop quote about autumn.

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


Jimvirle/Jinvirle quote about falling leaves.

“To ask why we fall in love is to ask why the leaves fall. And to ask how we stay in love is to ask how the trees stay.” – Jimvirle/Jinvirle

John Burroughs

John Burroughs quote about autumn leaves.

“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” – John Burroughs

John Donne

John Donne quote about autumn.

“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” – John Donne

Kyffin Williams

Kyffin Williams quote about autumn's melancholy

“I love the autumn for its sense of melancholy seems to strike my need for sadness. There is poetry in the dying of the year and mystery as well.” – Kyffin Williams

Maria Lago

Maria Lago quote on fall leaves.

“We all change colors and lose our leaves… Then we bloom again.” – Maria Lago

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe quote about red autumn.

“Designers want me to dress like spring, in blowing things. I don’t feel like spring. I feel like a warm red autumn.” – Marilyn Monroe

Natalie Dormer

Natalie Dormer quote about autumn.

“I have been to Canada several times. It was autumn when I visited Vancouver, and I will always remember the colour of the trees in British Columbia were stunning.” – Natalie Dormer

Raquel Franco

Raquel Franco quote about leaves and autumn.

“And the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep, and autumn was awakened.” – Raquel Franco

Rusty Fischer

Rusty Fischer quote about autumn leaves.

“Autumn leaves are falling, filling up the streets; golden colors on the lawn, nature’s trick or treat!” – Rusty Fischer

Tryon Edwards

Tryon Edwards quote about autumn leaves.

“One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.” – Tryon Edwards

Victoria Erickson

Victoria Erickson quote about the beauty of autumn.

“If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” – Victoria Erickson

William Cullen Bryant

William Cullen Bryant quote about beautiful autumn.

“Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – William Cullen Bryant

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