46 October Quotes and Sayings for Inspiration

Looking for the best October quotes? We’ve made a list of the top quotes about October month for you.

You will find below our best collection of October quotes and sayings for you to read and share with others.

Best October Quotes and Sayings

October is a fine and dangerous season in America . . . a wonderful time to begin anything at all. ~ Thomas Merton.

There is October in every November and there is November in every December! All seasons melted in each other’s life! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan.


October is a symphony of permanence and change. ~ Bonaro W. Overstreet.

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.

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

Hello October Quotes

And close at hand, the basket stood With nuts from brown October’s wood. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier.

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.

October was always the least dependable of months … full of ghosts and shadows. ~ Joy Fielding.

October, here’s to you. Here’s to the heady aroma of the frost-kissed apples, the winey smell of ripened grapes, the wild-as-the-wind smell of hickory nuts and the nostalgic whiff of that first wood smoke. ~ Ken Weber.

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.

What of October, that ambiguous month, the month of tension, the unendurable month? ~ Doris Lessing.

Happy October Quotes

The clear light that belongs to October was making the landscape radiant. ~ Florence Bone.

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.

Sweet October, fill with praise, Rich and glowing as thy days, Every poet’s heartfelt lays. ~ Caroline May.


It takes a strong man to be with a woman full of fire and stars and all of October. ~ Melody Lee.

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

My favorite color is October. ~ Unknown.

October Inspirational Quotes

I wish that every day was Saturday and every month was October. ~ Charmaine J. Forde.

October is the month for painted leaves…. As fruits and leaves and the day itself acquire a bright tint just before they fall, so the year near its setting. October is its sunset sky; November the later twilight. ~ Henry David Thoreau.

October is not only a beautiful month but marks the precious yet fleeting overlap of hockey, baseball, basketball, and football. ~ Jason Love.

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.

He loved October. Had always loved it. There was something sad and beautiful about it—the ending and beginning of things. ~ Jacqueline Woodson.

Top October Quotes and Sayings

Twilight, even remembered twilight, is better than no light at all. ~ China Miéville.

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

O suns and skies and clouds of June, And flowers of June together, Ye cannot rival for one hour October’s bright blue weather. ~ Helen Hunt Jackson.

I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. ~ L.M. Montgomery.

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

October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter. ~ Nova Bair.


October is a hallelujah! reverberating in my body year-round…. ~ John Nichols.

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

The wind grew cold. The leaves turned red. The bark turned red. The soil turned red. The stars turned red. Something was wrong with October. ~ T.R. Darling.

Popular October Quotes and Sayings

October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again. ~ Hal Borland.

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, crisp, misty, golden October, when the light is sweet and heavy. ~ Angela Carter.

October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces. ~ J.K. Rowling.

It must be October, the trees are falling away and showing their true colors. ~ Charmaine J Forde.

First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys. ~ Ray Bradbury.

You ought to know that October is the first Spring month. ~ Karel Capek.

The end of the summer is not the end of the world. Here’s to October… ~ A.A. Milne.

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.

Famous October Quotes and Sayings

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

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

October made the leaves on Main Street fit for a crown. They dripped from the trees in jewel-toned shades: yellow and orange and fiery red. The cool wind sent a confetti-cluster of leaves down around us. ~ Natalie Lloyd.

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

O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow. Make the day seem to us less brief. ~ Robert Frost.

October’s foliage yellows with his cold. ~ John Ruskin.

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Sarah Walton

I’m Sarah Walton from Quote Tales. I love sharing quotes to inspire and motivate people.