27 Quotes to Help You Celebrate the Glorious Month That Is October

27 Quotes to Help You Celebrate the Glorious Month That Is October

October is one of those glorious months that many of us wish we could bottle up and live in forever. The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, it's officially spooky season, and Thanksgiving and the holidays are right around the corner.

That's why we dug up 27 October quotes to help you celebrate and make the most of the magic. Enjoy! 

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

2. “You don't waste October sunshine. Soon the old autumn sun would bed down in cloud blankets, and there would be weeks of gray rain before it finally decided to snow.” — Katherine Arden

3. “I wish that every day was Saturday and every month was October.” — Charmaine J. Ford

4. “Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soul... but I must confess that I love you only because you are a prelude to my beloved October.” — Peggy Toney Horton

5. “There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October.” — Nathanial Hawthrone

6. “Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!” — Humbert Wolfe

7. “In October, a maple tree before your window lights up your room like a great lamp. Even on cloudy days, its presence helps to dispel the gloom.” — John Burroughs

8. “Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.” — Carol Bishop Hippes

9. “I have been younger in October than in all the months of spring.” — W.S. Merwin

10. “October is crisp days and cool nights, a time to curl up around the dancing flames and sink into a good book.” — John Sinor

11. "October is a symphony of permanence and change." — Bonaro W. Overstreet

12. "The clear light that belongs to October was making the landscape radiant." — Florence Bone

13. “October is a hallelujah! Reverberating in my body year-round…” — John Nichols

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

15. “September is dressing herself in showy dahlias and splendid marigolds and starry zinnias. October, the extravagant sister, has ordered an immense amount of the most gorgeous forest tapestry for her grand reception.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes

16. “October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins…. Merry October!” — Rainbow Rowell

17. “What could be more exciting than an October day? It’s your birthday, Fourth of July and Christmas all rolled into one.” — Peggy Toney Horton

18. “October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.” — Hal Borland

19. “October turned my maple’s leaves to gold; The most are gone now; here and there one lingers; Soon these will slip from out the twig’s weak hold, Like coins between a dying miser’s fingers.” – Thomas Bailey Aldrich

20. “The wind grew cold. The leaves turned red. The bark turned red. The soil turned red. The stars turned red. Something was wrong with October.” – T.R. Darling

21. “October is the opal month of the year. It is the month of glory, of ripeness. It is the picture-month.” – Henry Ward Beecher


22. “Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.” – Carol Bishop Hipps

23. “‘Only today,’ he said, ‘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

24. “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

25. “Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn a mosaic of them all.” – Stanley Horowitz

26. “October was always the least dependable of months … full of ghosts and shadows.” – Joy Fielding

27. “All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.” — Thomas Wolfe


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