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56 of the Best October Quotes

56 of the Best October Quotes

October is the tenth month in the calendar year. It is known as being a month in fall in the Northern Hemisphere and a month of spring in the Southern Hemisphere. October has 31 days in the month, Halloween is commonly celebrated on October 31st, also known as ‘All Hallows Eve’.

Breast Cancer Awareness is also the month of October, and Oktoberfest celebrations are held in this month depending on location.

The birthstones for October are tourmaline and opal, and the birth flower is a calendula. If you were born October 1st – October 22nd your zodiac sign is Libra, and if you were born October 23 – October 31st your zodiac sign in Scorpio.

October Quotes

  1. “October is a hallelujah! reverberating in my body year-round.” – John Nichols
  2. “The crickets still sing in October. And Lilly, she’s trying to bloom. Though she’s resting her head on the shoulder of death, she still shines by the light of the moon.” – Kevin Dalton
  3. “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
  4. “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” – L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
  5. “October was always the least dependable of months … full of ghosts and shadows.” – Joy Fielding
  6. “This tree must be falling for me, as soon as I sat under it, it dropped its leaves. Oh sweet October!” – Charmaine J Forde
  7. “The fallen leaves in the forest seemed to make even the ground glow and burn with light.” – Malcolm Lowry
  8. “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
  9. “First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys.” – Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes
  10. “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
  11. “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
  12. “The end of the summer is not the end of the world. Here’s to October.” – A. A. Milne
  13. “The clear light that belongs to October was making the landscape radiant.” – Florence Bone
  14. My mother, in the last years of her life, became very negative, and it’s hard to listen. I remember one day, I said to her, ‘It’s October 1 today,’ and she said, ‘I know, isn’t it dreadful?’ It’s hard to listen when somebody’s that negative.” – Julian Treasure
  15. “There is something in October sets the gypsy blood astir: We must rise and follow her, When from every hill of flame She calls, and calls each vagabond by name.” – William Bliss
  16. “Sweet October, fill with praise, Rich and glowing as thy days, Every poet’s heartfelt lays.” – Caroline May
  17. “Ah, Lovely October, as you usher in the season that awakens my soul, your awesome beauty compels my spirit to soar like a leaf caught in an autumn breeze and my heart to sing like a heavenly choir.” – Peggy Toney Horton
  18. “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 draughts that bit at exposed hands and faces.” – J.K. Rowling
  19. “All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.” – Thomas Wolfe
  20. “I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple-flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers.” – Leif Enger, Peace Like a River
  21. “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
  22. “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
  23. “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
  24. “September is dressing herself in showy dahlias and splendid marigolds and starry zinnias. October, the extravagant sister, has ordered an immense amount of the most gorgeous forest tapestry for her grand reception.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  25. “Long afterward, many would remember those two days in the first week of October with vividness and anguish.” – Arthur Hailey
  26. “October proved a riot a riot to the senses and climaxed those giddy last weeks before Halloween.” – Keith Donohue
  27. “Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.” – Carol Bishop Hipps
  28. “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
  29. “Autumn serenades the breeze into dancing a cha cha cha; the mountains echo in the background. October sky never looked more charming nor the sublime leaves of the trees so graceful.” – Avijeet Das
  30. “I’m an October baby, yes.” – Cardi B
  31. “October 2020 was by far the most interesting time of President Trump’s time in office.” – Steven Magee
  32. “October is a symphony of permanence and change.” – Bonaro W. Overstreet
  33. “Let’s spark up October and make it better than September.” – Unknown
  34. “Take it all in, enjoy every moment, hold on to the experience that is October. Abundance . . . Beauty . . . LIFE.” – Julie Hage
  35. “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
  36. “Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.” – Nelson Algren
  37. “Gardeners are never wicked are they?’ said Ruth. ‘Obstinate and grumpy and wanting to be alone, but not wicked. Oh, look at that creeper! I’ve always loved October so much, haven’t you? I can see why it’s called the Month of the Angels.” – Eva Ibbotson, The Morning Gift
  38. “October is the opal month of the year. It is the month of glory, of ripeness. It is the picture-month.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  39. “In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October.” – Alexander Smith
  40. “A boy who loved Autumn. A girl who was forever October.” – Nitya Prakash
  41. “As September rolls into October, I become obsessed with apples. Now obviously this is provoked by the ripening fruit clustering on the trees in our orchard, but it is as though all things pomological ripen in me, too.” – Monty Don
  42. “There is October in every November and there is November in every December! All seasons melted in each other’s life!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  43. “October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins…. Merry October!” – Rainbow Rowell
  44. “Finally. October is here. Oh I have missed you, my birth month.” – Unknown
  45. “October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter.” – Nova Bair
  46. “He loved October. Had always loved it. There was something sad and beautiful about it, the ending and beginning of things.” – Jacqueline Woodson
  47. “The majority of my work is from life. I spend most fine days from May to October painting outside.” – John Dyer
  48. “I wish that every day was Saturday and every month was October.” – Charmaine J. Forde
  49. “O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow. Make the day seem to us less brief.” – Robert Frost
  50. “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
  51. “In October I confessed my love for her, and she allowed me to kiss her.” – Ivan Bunin
  52. “October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful.” – Thomas Merton
  53. “The dust was antique spice, burnt maple leaves, a prickling blue that teemed and sifted to earth. Swarming its own shadows, the dust filtered over the tents.” -Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes
  54. “And close at hand, the basket stood With nuts from brown October’s wood.” – John Greenleaf Whittier
  55. “October is crisp days and cool nights, a time to curl up around the dancing flames and sink into a good book.” – John Sinor
  56. “And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” – Oscar Wilde
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Many famous people were born in October, some of these famous people include: Zach Galifianakis (Hangover), Julie Andrews (Sound of Music), Dakota Johnson (50 Shades), Cardi B (Singer/Rapper), Eminem (Singer/Rapper/Producer), Zac Efron (Charlie St. Cloud), Snoop Dogg (Singer/Rapper/Actor/Producer), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future), Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman), Winona Ryder (Stranger Things), and so many others.

October is one of the twelve great months to be born in. If you enjoyed these quotes, send a quote to your friend or family member that is born in October. However October is significant to you, you are sure to find something relatable in these October based quotes.