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Quotes of Autumn from Goodreads

Monday, November 11, 2013

“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.”
― Nathaniel Hawthorne, The American Notebooks

“Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.”
― Samuel Butler

“Use what you have, use what the world gives you. Use the first day of fall: bright flame before winter's deadness; harvest; orange, gold, amber; cool nights and the smell of fire. Our tree-lined streets are set ablaze, our kitchens filled with the smells of nostalgia: apples bubbling into sauce, roasting squash, cinnamon, nutmeg, cider, warmth itself. The leaves as they spark into wild color just before they die are the world's oldest performance art, and everything we see is celebrating one last violently hued hurrah before the black and white silence of winter.”
― Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way

“To-day I think
Only with scents, - scents dead leaves yield,
And bracken, and wild carrot's seed,
And the square mustard field;

Odours that rise
When the spade wounds the root of tree,
Rose, currant, raspberry, or goutweed,
Rhubarb or celery;

The smoke's smell, too,
Flowing from where a bonfire burns
The dead, the waste, the dangerous,
And all to sweetness turns.

It is enough
To smell, to crumble the dark earth,
While the robin sings over again
Sad songs of Autumn mirth."

- A poem called DIGGING.”
― Edward Thomas, Collected Poems


“In autumn, don’t go to jewelers to see gold; go to the parks!”
― Mehmet Murat ildan



Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don't feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.
Marilyn Monroe
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POETLKNG2LOSE 11/16/2013 1:19PM

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STITCH4EVER 11/12/2013 3:08PM

    BEAUTIFUL ALL!

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FRANCESCANAZ 11/12/2013 2:30PM

    The first one is my favorite. emoticon

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BARCLE 11/12/2013 1:55PM

    Great quotes - thanks for sharing emoticon

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PATRICIA441 11/12/2013 8:56AM

  We have been bless to have an especially beautiful Fall. The colors are so vibrant and the days still warm the nights chilly. Have a bless day!! emoticon

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SANDRALEET 11/12/2013 8:50AM

    Just like life we are at our best before winter

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FITMARY 11/12/2013 5:37AM

    Pretty sentiments!
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NANCYPAT1 11/12/2013 5:21AM

    Thanks - I love quotations

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SUSANBEAMON 11/12/2013 1:15AM

  fall can be nice, 60 degree days and pretty leaves on the trees.

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IRONBESS 11/12/2013 1:12AM

    Thanks! Really enjoyed reading these. Autumn is my favorite season.
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SHARON10002 11/11/2013 11:16PM

    These are nice. Thanks for sharing them with us.

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COCK-ROBIN 11/11/2013 9:32PM

    A beautiful poem!

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CHANGE4FIT 11/11/2013 9:29PM

    Beautiful sentiments-I am not familiar with these, thanks for sharing!

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