Friday, October 2, 2009

Autumn Quotes...

Autumn Quotes

"For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together.
For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad."
- Edwin Way Teale
"Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile."
- William Cullen Bryant

"October is nature's funeral month.
Nature glories in death more than in life. The month of
departure is more beautiful than the month of coming -
October than May. Every green thing loves
to die in bright colors."
- Henry Ward Beecher

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

"Every leaf speaks bliss to me,
fluttering from the autumn tree."
- Emily Bronte

"Even if something is left undone,
everyone must take time to sit still and
watch the leaves turn."
- Elizabeth Lawrence
- e.e. cummings

"All those golden autumn days the sky was full of wings.
Wings beating low over the blue water of Silver Lake,
wings beating high in the blue air far above it . . .
bearing them all away to the green fields in the South."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

"Now's the time when children's noses
All become as red as roses,
And the colour of their faces
Makes me think of orchard places
Where the juicy apples grow,
And tomatoes in a row."
- Katherine Mansfield, 'Autumn Song'

"No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees,
No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds - November!"
- Thomas Hood, 'No!'

"Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles,
watching the birds change color and fall from the trees."
- David Letterman

1 comment:

  1. I do believe you sent me this individually. But it's okay, because I loved it!


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