"Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale."
- Lauren DeStefano
"No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face."
- John Donne
"Autumn...the year's last, loveliest smile."
- John Howard Bryant
"October, baptize me with leaves! Swaddle me in corduroy and nurse me with split pea soup. October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins. O autumn! O teakettle! O grace!"
- Rainbow Rowell
"Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons."
- Jim Bishop