Fall is a great time for a relaxing drive to see the leaves change color, spend time with family or just get away for a short vacation. So many people thought so that in the last three months of 2014, an average of 245 billion miles were covered in the United States by individual drivers.
Why is it so great? Summer's heat is finally over and the Holidays are starting, not to mention football, baseball and hockey! Ready to go for a cool autumn drive? Here are some great quotes to make your trip even better - no matter what state you're in.
Crisp and Cool Autumn Quotes
Not sure if you love autumn? Get in the mood with these cool autumn quotes.
"No spring nor summer’s beauty hath such grace. As I have seen in one Autumnal face..." - John Donne, "Elegy IX: The Autumnal"
"Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees." - Faith Baldwin, American Family
"In autumn, don’t go to jewelers to see gold; go to the parks!" - Mehmet Murat ildan
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." - Albert Camus
"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
"Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn." —Elizabeth Lawrence
"Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile." —William Cullen Bryant
"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, WitherBittersweet October.
"The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter." - Carol Bishop Hipps
"Thank you leaf blowers, for making me look like the world’s lamest Ghostbuster. I ain’t afraid of no leaves." – Jimmy Fallon
"The tints of autumn…a mighty flower garden blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, frost." – John Greenleaf Whittier
"Fall colors are funny. They’re so bright and intense and beautiful. It’s like nature is trying to fill you up with color, to saturate you so you can stockpile it before winter turns everything muted and dreary." – Siobhan Vivian
"I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." – L.M. Montgomery
"The acoustics of this season are different and all sounds, no matter how hushed, are as crisp as autumn air." - Eric Sloane
"Ah, yes, autumn, when the trees blush at the thought of stripping naked in public." - Robert Brault
"There ought to be a way to combine "autumn" and "morning" into one word, the combination of the two is special enough to be its own entity." - Terri Guillemets
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Fall + Sports = Awesome
Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey! What more could you possibly ask for? Be careful, though. Those tailgate parking lots can bring a lot of craziness including dents, dings, and scratches to your gameday ride.
"October is not only a beautiful month but marks the precious yet fleeting overlap of hockey, baseball, basketball, and football." - Jason Love
"If a guy hits .300 every year, what does he have to look forward to? I always tried to stay around .190, with three or four RBI. ...that way I always had something to talk about during the winter." - Bob Uecker
"For many in baseball September is a month of stark contrast with April, when everyone had dared to hope. If baseball is a lot like life, as pundits declare, it is because life is more about losing than winning." - John Thorn
"[Baseball] breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring...then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall all alone." - A. Bartlett Giamatti
"I didn't realize it was October until I saw the Chicago Cubs choking." - Jay Leno
"October, that's when they pay off for playing ball." - Reggie Jackson
The Many Flavors of Autumn
Harvest time means one thing - food. And plenty of it! Before you belly up to the table (or take a nap after the big meal) set the mood with these delicious Autumn food quotes.
"Youth is like spring, an over praised season more remarkable for biting winds than genial breezes. Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits." - Samuel Butler
"What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?" - Erma Bombeck
"For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad." - Edwin Way Teale
"In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil." - Rose G. Kingsley
"O’ pumpkin pie, your time has come ’round again and I am autumnrifically happy!" - Terri Guillemets
"It was Autumn, and incessant Piped the quails from shocks and sheaves, And, like living coals, the apples burned among the withering leaves." - Henry Wordsworth Longfellow
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