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60 Best Quotes About October To Embrace Autumn and Fall (2022)

Quotes about October can inspire us to enjoy fall. And help us embrace the coming winter.
And each month comes with special characteristics; the one that symbolizes change and transition from the past to the future.
October is most famous for its chocolate bars, pumpkins, and trick-or-treat. It is a great time exploring. Or glamping in California.
To appreciate that great thing in October. These happy October quotes will help get you into the season.

Best Sayings and Quotes About October

best quotes about October

Autumn quotes help us say goodbye to summer and get ready for fall! Whether you are hanging out on Lake Louise in Canada. Or sitting at home with a good book.

“Ah Lovely October, as you usher in the season that awakens my soul, your awesome beauty compels my spirit to soar like an leaf caught in an autumn breeze and my heart to sing like a heavenly choir.” ― Peggy Toney Horton

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus

“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

“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

“The heat of autumn is different from the heat of summer. One ripens apples, the other turns them to cider.” – Jane Hirshfield – a great autumn quote

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

“October had tremendous possibility. The summer’s oppressive heat was a distant memory, and the golden leaves promised a world full of beautiful adventures. They made me believe in miracles.” ― Sarah Guillory

“Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address.” – Nora Ephron

“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

“I see the turning of a leaf dancing in an autumn sun, and brilliant shades of crimson glowing when the day is done.” – Hazelmarie Mattie Elliott

“It was a beautiful, bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.” – Diana Gabaldon

“I will cut adrift—I will sit on pavements and drink coffee—I will dream; I will take my mind out of its iron cage and let it swim—this fine October.” ― Virginia Woolf

“There is something in October sets the gypsy blood astir: We must rise and follow her, When from every hill of flame She calls, and calls each vagabond by name.” ― William Bliss

“Go, sit upon the lofty hill, And turn your eyes around, Where waving woods and waters wild Do hymn an autumn sound. The summer sun is faint on them— The summer flowers depart— Sit still— as all transform’d to stone, Except your musing heart.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

(One of the best autumn quote)

“Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” – Lauren Destefano

“It was October again … a glorious October, all red and gold, with mellow mornings when the valleys were filled with delicate mists as if the spirit of autumn had poured them in for the sun to drain – amethyst, pearl, silver, rose, and smoke-blue. The dews were so heavy that the fields glistened like cloth of silver and there were such heaps of rustling leaves in the hollows of many-stemmed woods to run crisply through.” – L M Montgomery

“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

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

One of the best fall quotes!

“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

“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

“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

I agree! This is a great positive quote to get say goodbye to summer.

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

October Literary Quotes and Sayings

quotes about October

October is a great time to hunker down by a nice fire. Or plan a trip with google maps. Either way you need a good book. These are best sayings and quotes about October from amazing books.

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ― F Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

“This is October for me: Withdrawing into my own world, blocking out everything except the beauty of the season, my reflections and my relationship with God, I find that this is enough to sustain me through the long, cold, winter – and beyond…” ― Peggy Toney Horton, Somewhere in Heaven My Mother Is Smiling

ah, art! Ah, life! The pendulum swinging back and forth, from complex to simple, again to complex. From romantic to realistic, back to romantic. “- Ray Bradbury – The October Country

“Autumn leaves don’t fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar.” – Delia Owens

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – LM Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

One of the best autumn quotes.

“That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts. Whose people passing at night on the empty walks sound like rain. . . .” ― Ray Bradbury, The October Country

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

“In order for a thing to be horrible it has to suffer a change you can recognize.” ― Ray Bradbury, The October Country

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” – Oscar Wilde

Fall is my favorite time of the year! So this is a very happy October quote for me.

“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

“Although I was born in April, I’m quite certain I was not fully awake until October”- Peggy Toney Horton – Stop the World and Get Off

“I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin, and crisp sunburnt leaves.” – Ann Drake

This fall quotes always makes me smile.

“Autumn leaves shower like gold, like rainbows, as the winds of change begin to blow.” – Dan Millman

“Autumn is the time of year when Mother Nature says, “Look how easy, how healthy, and how beautiful letting go can be.” – Toni Sorenson

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

“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.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

“In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October.” – Alexander Smith

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

This is amazing happy October quote. I totally agree with!

“The first breath of autumn was in the air, a prodigal feeling, a feeling of wanting, taking, and keeping before it is too late.” – J. L. Carr

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

“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

“The trees are in their autumn beauty, The woodland paths are dry, Under the October twilight the water Mirrors a still sky.” – William Butler Yeats

“Spring is beautiful, and summer is perfect for vacations, but autumn brings a longing to get away from the unreal things of life, out into the forest at night with a campfire and the rustling leaves.” – Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

“I hope I can be the autumn leaf, who looked at the sky and lived. And when it was time to leave, gracefully it knew life was a gift.” – Dodinsky

“ ‘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, The Wide Net and Other Stories

October Catchy Phrases and Sayings for Instagram

These are some inspirational quotes for October. They are perfect for a fall Instagram caption.

“October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter.” – Nova Bair

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

“October is a hallelujah! reverberating in my body year-round…” – John Nichols

“My favorite color is October.”

“I wish that every day was Saturday and every month was October.” – Charmaine J. Forde

“A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.”

One of the best October sayings

I Love You More than a Pumpkin Spice Latte – A Funny love quote

Goodbye September, Hello October

What was your favorite October quote?

There are a lot of things to love about October. It marks the beginning of a new season and brings warmer weather, fall colors, pumpkin spice lattes, football, and…Halloween.

And those sayings didn’t help you get ready for winter. Check out some November quotes.

The fall is a good time for the trees, the colors are great. And these fall quotes help get into the mood.

I hope you enjoyed these quotes about October.

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