Today is the first day of autumn, and you know what that means: colourful, falling leaves; pumpkin flavoured food; cozy scarves and knits; and, the most important: the year’s best books.
It’s no surprise that Fall is our favourite season, and it appears some of our favourite authors agree with us. Below are our favourite quotes about Fall — share your favourite with us in the comments, or on Twitter @SavvyReader.
“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.”
― William Cullen Bryant
“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
“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
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.”
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.”
― J.K. Rowling
“October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!”
― Rainbow Rowell
“It was a beautiful bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.”
― Diana Gabaldon
“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”
― L.M. Montgomery
“Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day.”
― Shira Tamir
“Autumn mornings: sunshine and crisp air, birds and calmness, year’s end and day’s beginnings.”
― Terri Guillemets
Happy Fall Equinox, readers!