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.
by George Eliot
“I sit quietly, listening to the falling leaves – A lonely hut, a life of renunciation.
The past has faded, things are no longer remembered, My sleeve is wet with tears,”
~ by Ryokan
“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all,”
~ by Stanley Horowitz
“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days,”
~ by John Burroughs
No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace, as I have seen in one autumnal face..”
~ by John Donne
“Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling, and they’re falling like they’re falling in love with the ground,”
~ by Andrea Gibson