Quotes - September

Quotes about September by topic: September features, September 11, Autumn and September, Days and September, Poetry and September, Summer and September, Attitude to September, Sun and September, People and September, School and September, Air and September, Roses and September, Flowers and September.

September features

For the season was approaching September, Month when cold and heat are doubtful. (Jean de La Fontaine)
It was the month of September, the richness of the year, the paroxysm of the life of the earth. (Felix Timmermans)
By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer. (Helen Hunt Jackson)
September lets feel the farewell. (MB Hermann)
Every year, the September equinox tide is the highest tide of the century. (Alphonse Allais)
All the months are crude experiments, out of which the perfect September is made. (Virginia Woolf)
September! I never tire of turning it over and over in my mind. It has warmth, depth, and color. It glows like old amber. (Patience Strong)
In many ways, September feels like the busiest time of the year: The kids go back to school, work piles up after the summer’s dog days, and Thanksgiving is suddenly upon us. (Brene Brown)
September is the time of glittering hunting parties and balls. It’s the month of marriages falling and breaking up, the nights being long and a little too much drinking and dancing, falling in love, promising heaven on earth and dying of a broken heart. (Rosamunde Pilcher)
September has come, it is hers
Whose vitality leaps in the autumn,
Whose nature prefers
Trees without leaves and a fire in the fireplace. (Louis MacNeice)

September 11

Our task, in the aftermath of September 11, was and continues to be the transformation of the effects of evil into something beautiful and good. (Marianne Williamson)
The devastating punch we took on September 11th still reverberates throughout American society. (Joe Biden)
September 11, 2001, revealed heroism in ordinary people who might have gone through their lives never called upon to demonstrate the extent of their courage. (Geraldine Brooks)
September 11 shocked many Americans into an awareness that they had better pay much closer attention to what the U.S. government does in the world and how it is perceived. Many issues have been opened for discussion that were not on the agenda before. That’s all to the good. (Noam Chomsky)
We suffered a terrible blow on 11 September 2001. We responded with fear and anger. A fight-or-flight response is adaptive in any species. For us, given our power, fight was the only response we could imagine. (Yochai Benkler)
I became a vegetarian after the 11september. A friend of mine came back from New York and said he couldn’t stand the smell of burnt flesh. It immediately reminded me of a barbecue. (Alyssa Milano)
Since September 11 we have regressed on the Kantian ideal of universal peace. For Kant the main sign of recognition of peoples was hospitality. Today, we are far from it. (Paul Ricoeur)
Say what you will about Americans, but one thing they are not is passive. The Bush administration may have pushed through the Patriot Act weeks after 11 September, but, as the American public got to grips with how the law was affecting their individual rights, their protests grew loud and angry. (Heather Brooke)
September 11 is one of our worst days but it brought out the best in us. It unified us as a country and showed our charitable instincts and reminded us of what we stood for and stand for. (Lamar Alexander)

Autumn and September

Increasingly, the sky begins to frown, the wind roars. The first month of autumn has arrived. Autumn has its own working schedule, like spring, only in reverse. (Vitaly Bianki)
There is a time in late September when the leaves are still green, and the days are still warm, but somehow you know that it is all about to end, as if summer was holding its breath, and when it let it out again, it would be autumn. (Sharyn McCrumb)
But when fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. (Stephen King)
There comes a day each September when you wake up and know the summer is over and fall has arrived. The slant of the sun looks different and something is in the air–a coolness, a hint of frosty mornings to follow. (Ann Rinaldi)
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)

Days and September

To say it was a beautiful day would not begin to explain it. It was that day when the end of summer intersects perfectly with the start of fall. (Ann Patchett)
But the days grow short when you reach September. (Maxwell Anderson)
It was a lovely afternoon—such an afternoon as only September can produce when summer has stolen back for one more day of dream and glamour. (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
September days have the warmth of summer in their briefer hours, but in their lengthening evenings a prophetic breath of autumn. (Rowland E. Robinson)
The day was beautiful, as only early September days can be-when the sun is hot, yet not too hot, and the light falls in a silken radiance on trees just losing the opulent monotony of summer… (John Galsworthy)
The year does not start on January 1, all French people know that. Only those crazy Anglo – Saxons would believe such a thing. In reality, the year begins on the first Monday in September. (Stephen Clarke)

Poetry and September

Poetry is an apple and it’s always September on the orchards of the word: tight sun, juice of the earth, flavor of childhood. In the happiness of the words love, I eat you. (John Joubert)
O autumn, what is lovelier than your steps in the valley? What is more glorious than your walk on the hills? September is the time to make poetry and life to be poetry. (Wilhelm Raabe)
My favorite poem is the one that starts ‘Thirty days hath September’ because it actually tells you something. (Groucho Marx)
Golden and red
, the notes of autumn float
swaying through the evening,
swaying in the wind
and announcing the end of summer
with wistful words –
Poetry on the tree leaf. (Ingrid Streicher)

Summer and September

September tries its best to have us forget summer. (Bernard Williams)
What August doesn’t do, September does well. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost. (Henry Rollins)
Summer sinks into September with its great dust, its morning mists and, in the evening, its immense perfumes of dry grass, pines, burning rocks and charred wood. (Henry Bosco)
September was a thirty-days long goodbye to summer, to the season that left everybody both happy and weary of the warm, humid weather and the exhausting but thrilling adventures. (Lea Malot)

Attitude to September

Let’s all be nice to September. (Nitya Prakash)
I love September, especially when we’re in it. (Willie Stargell)
Tomorrow is September. I am happy. Summer has always been too loud for me. (Monika Minder)
September: it was the most beautiful of words, he’d always felt, evoking orange-flowers, swallows, and regret. (Alexander Theroux)
Sad time! Oh charm!
Your farewell beauty is pleasing to me –
I love the lush nature of withering,
Forests dressed in crimson and gold. .. (Alexander Pushkin)

Sun and September

Happily we bask in this warm September sun, which illuminates all creatures… (Henry David Thoreau)
It must be September, July sun has disappeared. (Charmaine J. Forde)
Those blue September evenings when the dying light of summer has the softness of the eyelids, when the sun has gone down. (Jean-Rene Huguenin)
The September sun sets early
with red streaks and clouds.
This play of colors sings its farewell
together with the leaf ache. (Monika Minder)

People and September

Let’s strive to be better in September! (Charmaine J. Forde)
And I say to myself: I am a child of September, – Myself, by the heart, the fever and the spirit. (Patrice de La Tour du Pin)
The old summer’s-end melancholy nips at my heels. There’s no school to go back to; no detail of my life will change come the onset of September; yet still, I feel the old trepidation. (Sara Baume)

School and September

It’s like going back to school. You know, autumn! Time for ‘Harry Potter’. (Robbie Coltrane)
When a teacher is retired at the end of June, she does not realize it until the beginning of September. (Philippe Geluck)
As soon as I remember that the first of September is coming soon, I feel so bad, so bad. .. (Vera Panova)

Air and September

It was September, and there was a crackly feeling to the air. (Carolyn Parkhurst)
O sweet September, thy first breezes bring
The dry leaf’s rustle and the squirrel’s laughter,
The cool fresh air whence health and vigor spring
And promise of exceeding joy hereafter. (George Arnold)

Roses and September

September sky never looked more charming; or the sublime petals of the rose looked so graceful. (Avijeet Das)
The roses hung their heads and dreamed under the still September clouds, and the water plashed and murmured softly among the pebbles of the shore. (E.L. Voynich)

Quotes about roses

Flowers and September

In September, some flowers are still blooming or are already blooming for the second time. (Harmgardt Volker)
What doesn’t bloom in May won’t catch up in September. (Friedrich Hebbel)

Quotes about flowers

Others

Wine is the divine juice of September. (Voltaire)
… this magical September between fruit and corpse. .. (Joseph Delteil)

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