Autumn is finally upon us, and it could not be more welcome. After another crazy hot summer, the cold breezes and gorgeous colors are spurring the entire Northern hemisphere to jump for joy. Fall is also the perfect season to cozy up with some tea and hit the books. And what better subject to read about than the season itself? That's why we put together this list of our favorite quotes about autumn. What writer do you think summed up this time of year best?
From George Eliot's letters.
Excerpt of "To Autumn," from The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake.
Excerpt of "Autumn Day," from The Essential Rilke.
Excerpt of "October," from The Road Not Taken and Other Poems.
Excerpt of "Elegy IX: The Autumnal," from John Donne: Collected Poetry.
From Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Excerpt of "A wind has blown the rain away," from E.E. Cummings: Complete Poems.
Excerpt of "Nature XXVII, Autumn," from The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson.
Excerpt of "Andrea del Sarto," from Robert Browning: Selected Poems.
From Anne of Green Gables.