For real, though, who doesn’t absolutely adore autumn? I definitely stand by my assertion that it’s the best, most beautiful season… and I think you’ll understand why these fall colors quotes prove it.
Really can’t get enough quotes? I’ve got an entire collection of fall quotes that you’ll want to check out!
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Why Is Fall The Best Season?
As the leaves begin to turn and the days grow shorter, some of us find ourselves feeling a little bit torn between joy over the fresh start of a beautiful new season and the tendency to be deeply reflective. Summer is over, winter is just around the corner, and we’re determined to squeeze every drop of beauty out of autumn.
On the strongly positive side, we have cooler temperatures and the amazing, vibrant colors of autumn. Whether it’s the deep reds, the bright yellows, or the electric oranges, the colors of fall are truly stunning. And they can have a profound effect on our moods, inspiring feelings of awe and motivation.
Overwhelmed overthinkers, this is your reminder to stop and smell the pumpkin spice — or maybe fresh apple cider if you prefer.
Take a break from that endless to-do list long enough to soak in the autumn colors. It’s easy to get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life that we forget to appreciate the beauty that surrounds us. So this fall, let’s take a cue from nature and let the colors of the season inspire us to slow down, be present, and simply enjoy the show.
These colorful autumn quotes are a great inspiration to enjoy the autumn season, but they’re no substitute for actually getting out there and experiencing the colors in person. Make sure to take time this fall to go outside and savor the scenery and all of the gorgeous fall colors.
Here are a few ways to enjoy the changing colors:
- Weekend road trip
- Mountain hiking
- Train or bus color tours
- Quiet walks in the woods
- Long bike rides
- Strolling around the neighborhood
- Hot air balloon ride
Don’t forget your camera!
But for now, let these quotes remind you of what autumn has in store…
Fall Colors Quotes
“…Brilliant hues of yellow, orange and red exclaim, in no uncertain terms, that these are the trees where maple syrup legends are born.”
— Arlene Stafford-Wilson
“Fall colors are funny. They’re so bright and intense and beautiful. It’s like nature is trying to fill you up with color, to saturate you so you can stockpile it before winter turns everything muted and dreary.”
— Siobhan Vivian, Same Difference
“A tangerine and russet cascade of kaleidoscopic leaves, creates a tapestry of autumn magic upon the emerald carpet of fading summer.”
— Judith A. Lindberg
“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, Stork
“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.”
— Lauren Destefano
“She loved the fall, all the sun-faded colors of summer repainted by vivid reds and golds still clinging fragilely to branches that would soon be covered with snow.”
— Naomi Ragen
“A solitary maple on a woodside flames in single scarlet,
recalls nothing so much as the daughter of a noble house
dressed for a fancy ball, with the whole family gathered
around to admire her before she goes.”
— Henry James
Autumn Colors Quotes
“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.”
— Jim Bishop
“Autumn that year painted the countryside in vivid shades of scarlet, saffron, and russet, and the days were clear and crisp under harvest skies.”
— Sharon Kay Penman, Time and Chance
“Autumn flings her fiery cloak over the sumac, beech and oak.”
— Susan Lendroth, Ocean Wide, Ocean Deep
“Autumn teaches us a valuable lesson. During summer, all the green trees are beautiful. But there is no time of the year when the trees are more beautiful than when they are different colors. Diversity adds beauty to our world.”
— Donald L. Hicks, Look into the Stillness
“Falling autumn leaves gave the air an amber hue as though seen through a jar of honey.”
— Paula Wall, The Rock Orchard
“The tints of autumn…a mighty flower garden blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, frost.”
— John Greenleaf Whittier
“I am struck by the simplicity of light in the atmosphere in the autumn, as if the earth absorbed none, and out of this profusion of dazzling light came the autumnal tints.”
— Henry David Thoreau
“The bright summer had passed away, and gorgeous autumn was flinging its rainbow-tints of beauty on hill and dale.”
— Cornelia L. Tuthill
“Rest your eyes well before September because with all its colours autumn is coming to visit them!”
— Mehmet Murat ildan
“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.”
— Stanley Horowitz
“Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.”
— Faith Baldwin
“As long as autumn lasts, I shall not have hands, canvas and colors enough to paint the beautiful things I see.”
— Vincent van Gogh
“Autumn colors remind us we are all one dancing in the wind.”
— Lorin Morgan-Richards
October Colors Quotes
“October, the extravagant sister, has ordered an immense amount of the most gorgeous forest tapestry for her grand reception.”
— Oliver Wendell Holmes
“What the light looks like in the pear trees, in October, is a hundred teardrops of gold, the whole orchard weeping.”
— Carole Maso, The Art Lover
“My favorite color is October.”
“… today, in October sun, it’s all gold—sky and tree and water. Everything just before it changes looks to be made of gold.”
— Eudora Welty, (“The Wide Net”) The Collected Stories
“The fallen leaves in the forest seemed to make even the ground glow and burn with light.”
— Malcolm Lowry, October Ferry To Gabriola
“I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple-flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers.”
— Leif Enger
“October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter.”
— Nova S. Blair
“After the keen still days of September, the October sun filled the world with mellow warmth … The maple tree in front of the doorstep burned like a gigantic red torch. The oaks along the roadway glowed yellow and bronze. The fields stretched like a carpet of jewels, emerald and topaz and garnet. Everywhere she walked the color shouted and sang around her … In October any wonderful unexpected thing might be possible.”
— Elizabeth George Speare, The Witch of Blackbird Pond
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I certainly hope this fall is the best ever for you. When life gets a little too busy, be sure to pause and step outside for a dose of beautiful fall colors to set you right again.
You’ve got this!
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