autumn and quotations about it

Quotations About Autumn

There is a harmony in autumn, as it is a strangely reflective, and a melancholic season. The following article mentions some of the quotations related to this season.

"It was, as I have said, a fine autumnal day; the sky was clear and serene, and nature wore that rich and golden livery which we always associate with the idea of abundance. The forests had put on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tendered kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet." ― Washington Irving "Clouds of insects danced and buzzed in the golden autumn light, and the air was full of the piping of the song-birds. Long, glinting dragonflies shot across the path, or hung tremulous with gauzy wings and gleaming bodies." ― Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The wind blows out, the bubble dies; The spring entombed in autumn lies; The dew dries up; the star is shot; The flight is past, and man forgot." ― Oliver Wendell Holmes "We are reformers in the spring and summer, but in autumn we stand by the old. Reformers in the morning, and conservers at night." ― Ralph Waldo Emerson "The teeming autumn big with rich increase, bearing the wanton burden of the prime like widowed wombs after their lords decease." ― William Shakespeare "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 "For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad." ― Edwin Way Tea "Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." ― Stanley Horowitz "Summer makes me drowsy. Autumn makes me sing. Winter's pretty lousy, but I hate Spring." ― Dorothy Parke "Autumn wins you best by this, its mute Appeal to sympathy for its decay." ― Robert Browning "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." ― Albert Camus "Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile." ― William Cullen Bryant "Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. 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 "All those golden autumn days the sky was full of wings. Wings beating low over the blue water of Silver Lake, wings beating high in the blue air far above it . . . bearing them all away to the green fields in the South." ― Laura Ingalls Wilder "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." ― Edward E. Cummings "No spring or summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face." ― John Donne "Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day." ― Elizabeth Bowen "Autumn is a season followed immediately by looking forward to spring." ― Doug Larson "October's poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter." ― Nova Bair "There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster 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 "The lands are lit with all the autumn blaze of golden-rod, and everywhere the purple asters nod and bend and wave and flit." ― Helen Hunt "Autumn, in his leafless bowers, is waiting for the winter's snow." ― John Greenleaf Whittier "Wild is the music of autumnal winds the faded woods." ― William Wordsworth Associated with melancholy but also with a rich harvest season, autumn is a season of accounting the fruit of the land. There is an old Romanian proverb that says: "It is in autumn that we count our ducklings "somehow emphasizing that since spring time when you invested now the reaping comes and you can count your blessings, your plusses and minuses as well. Of course, it all depends on the place where you live, but around the globe, this season provides you with an experience of the falling of leaves, the chilly winds, and the autumn rains, all of them pointing towards the winter.

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