Favorite Quotations Autumn, 2 Autumn Years: Taking Contemplative Path

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf's a flower." ~ Albert Camus

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I've never known anyone yet who doesn't suffer a certain restlessness when autumn rolls around... We're all eight years old again and anything is possible. ~ Sue Grafton, Sisters in Crime 4

No spring, nor summer beauty hath such grace, As I have seen in one autumnal face. ~ John Donne

Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all. ~ Stanley Horowitz

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

It was one of those perfect English autumn days which occur more frequently in memory than in life. ~ P. D. James

Autumn...makes a double demand. It asks that we prepare for the future--that we be wise in the way of garnering and keeping. But it also asks that we learn to let go--to acknowledge the beauty of sparseness. ~ Bonaro W. Overstreet

For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad. ~ Edwin Way Tea

Every autumn when I smell leaves burning for the first time, I experience a total eclipse of the heart. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape. ~ Andrew Wyeth

I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

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