30 Quotes About September to Get You Ready for Fall

30 Quotes About September to Get You Ready for Fall

While it's been a while since most of us were in school, September remains symbolic of a fresh start. While it signifies summer passing, it conjures up images of sharpened pencils, brand new notebooks, and getting back to business after what was hopefully a long, restorative summer.

With that in mind, here are 30 quotes about September to help you kick off fall—that annual autumnal beginning—to help you make the most of these thirty days. Get ready to write this ones down. 

September Quotes

1. "September is the other January." — Gretchen Rubin

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

3. "We know that in September, we will wander through warm winds of summer's wreckage." 

4. "Autumn is the antidote to stifling summer." — Terri Guillemets

5. "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

6. "September tries its best to have us forget summer." — Bernard Williams

7. "Let's strive to be better in September!" — Charmaine J. Forde

8. "It was a lovely afternoon—such an afternoon as only September can produce when summer has stolen back for one more day of dream and glamour." — L.M. Montgomery

9. "All the months are crude experiments, out of which the perfect September is made." — Virginia Woolf

10. "Happily we bask in the warm September sun, which illuminates all creatures." — Henry David Thoreau  

11. "By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. With summer's best of weather and autumn's best of cheer." — Helen Hunt Jackson 

12. "September days have the warmth of summer in their briefer hours, but in their lengthening evenings a prophetic breath of autumn." — Rowland E. Robinson 

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13. "Ah, September! You are a doorway to the season that awakens my soil." — Peggy Toney Horton

14. "September has come, it is hers whose vitality leaps in the autumn, whose nature prefers trees without leaves and a fire in the fireplace." — Louis Macneice

15. "The old summer's-end melancholy nips at my heels. There's no school to go back to; no detail of my life will change the onset of September; yet still I feel the old trepidation." — Sara Baume

16. "There is a time in late September when the leaves are still green and the days are still warm, but somehow you know that it is all about to end, as if summer was holding its breath, and when it let it out again, it would be autumn." — Sharyn McCrumb 

17. "The window are open, admitting the September breeze: A month that smells like notebook paper and pencil shavings, autumn leaves and car oil. A month that smells like progress and moving on." — Lauren Oliver

18. "It was September, and there was a crackly feeling to the air." — Carolyn Parkhurst

19. "September showed up right on schedule, and lasted a whole month." — Jenny Wingfield

20. "And then the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep, and autumn awakened." — Raquel Franco 

21. "Wine is the divine juice of September." — Voltaire

22. "Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that autumnal beginning, as if last year's mistakes had been wiped clean by summer." — Wallace Stegner

23. "September! I never tire of turning it over in my mind. It has warmth, depth, and color. It glows like old amber." — Patience Strong

24. "I guess I'm just feeling all September-ish ... All the trees change color, the days get very clear—with little smoke on the horizon from burning leaves. Pumpkins begin to come out." — George Selden

25. "I love September, especially when we're in it." — Willie Stargell

26. "Nostalgia—that's the autumn, dreaming through September. Just a million lovely things I will remember." — Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

27. "There is a clarity about September ... the sun seems brighter, the sky more blue, the white clouds take on marvelous shapes; the moon is a wonderful apparition, rising gold, cooling to silver; and the stars are so big." — Faith Baldwin 

28. "Fallen leaves on the ground are the golden song of immortal creativity." — Amit Ray

29. "Everyone must make time to sit and watch the leaves change." — Elizabeth Lawrence

30. "It's the first day of autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings, and toasty marshmallow evenings, and, best of all, leaping into leaves!" — Winnie the Pooh 

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