150+ November Quotes – Inspiring Quotes On November Month

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

November arrives uniquely charming as the leaves fall and the air turns crisp. It’s a time for contemplation, gratitude, and change.

People use November quotes to express their appreciation for the beauty of transition, the significance of gratitude, and the warmth of family gatherings. These November quotes serve as gentle reminders to embrace the present moment and find solace in November’s slower pace of life.

November Quotes (Best Collection) 

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 drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces. – J.K. Rowling


In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein

Nowadays most men lead lives of noisy desperation.  – James Thurber


Praying for a healthy November, a productive November, a disciplined November, an organized November, a lucky November & a blessed November.


The unwelcome of November rain had perversely stolen the day’s last hour and pawned it with that ancient fence, the night. – F. Scott Fitzgerald


Even though in modern times November is the 11th month of the year, the Latin root of its name actually means nine, as in the days of the Roman Empire, it was the 9th month of the year.


The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when nobody else is looking. – Mia Hamm


If months were marked by colors, November in New England would be colored gray. – Madeleine M. Kunin

In November, the trees are standing all sticks and bones. Without their leaves, how lovely they are, spreading their arms like dancers. They know it is time to be still. – Cynthia Rylant


We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity to live life fully in its total meaning of loving, caring, creating, and adventuring. – Herbert A. Otto


Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. – Edgar Allan Poe


The wild November comes at last beneath a veil of rain. The night wind blows its folds aside, her face is full of pain. The latest of her race, she takes The Autumn’s vacant throne, She has but one short moon to live, and she must live alone. – Richard Henry Stoddard


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


It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die. – Maggie Stiefvate


Seasons change, people grow together and apart, life moves on. You will be OK, embrace it. – Alexandra Elle

November is usually such a disagreeable month as if the year had suddenly found out she was growing old and could do nothing but weep and fret over it.  – Anne Shirley


The third day comes to a frost, a killing frost. –  William Shakespeare


Spring’s wakening bugle long is hushed, Long dimm’d is Summer’s splendour; October yields her easel bright To black and white November! – James Rigg


There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


I know that I have died before—once in November. ― Anne Sexton


Now in November nearer comes the sun down the abandoned heaven. — D. H. Lawrence


November comes And November goes, With the last red berries And the first white snows. With night coming early, And dawn coming late, And ice in the bucket And frost by the gate. The fires burn And the kettles sing, And earth sinks to rest Until next spring. – Clyde Watson

A problem well stated is a problem half-solved. – Charles Kettering


We’re all puppets, Laurie. I’m just a puppet who can see the strings. – Alan Moore


Enough with ‘Hi November. Please be good to me.’ Start saying ‘Hi November. I’ll do better this time.


The month of November makes me feel that life is passing more quickly. In an effort to slow it down, I try to fill the hours more meaningfully. – Henry Rollins


November is the month of two of America’s most popular holidays, Thanksgiving (instituted in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln) and Halloween, which tend to fall within a week of each other. It is also the month in which Veteran’s Day, a government-mandated holiday, is observed.


The number of people who stand ready to consume one’s time, to no purpose, is almost countless. – Booker T. Washington


The Bay of Bengal is hit frequently by cyclones. The months of November and May, in particular, are dangerous in this regard.A. P. J. ABDUL KALAM


In November, the smell of food is different. It is an orange smell. A squash and pumpkin smell. It tastes like cinnamon and can fill up a house in the morning, can pull everyone from bed in a fog. Food is better in November than at any other time of the year. – Cynthia Rylant


Trust yourself. Create the kind of self you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. – Golda Meir

Competition is a way of life. If you don’t have a really tough competitor, you ought to invent one. – Bill Smithburg


Then will come to a National Socialist State tribunal; then will November 1918, be expiated; then the heads will roll. – Adolf Hitler


Long cold nights mark November’s return, grey rains fall, wind walks in the bronze oak leaves. – Gladys Taber


But there is always a November space after the leaves have fallen when she felt it was almost indecent to intrude on the wood for their glory terrestrial had departed and their glory celestial of spirit and purity and whiteness had not yet come upon them. – L.M. Montgomery


Wherever you may go; Life is a beautiful thing. Life is like a passing season. It comes and goes. Whatever may come, it’s better to enjoy the changing seasons. – Diana Rose Mocilla


November is auspicious in so many parts of the country: the rice harvest is already in, the weather starts to cool, and the festive glow which precedes Christmas has begun to brighten the landscape.  -F. Sionil Jose


I saw the lovely arch Of rainbow span the sky, The gold sun burning As the rain swept by. – Elizabeth Coatsworth


I have come to regard November as the older, harder man’s October. I appreciate the early darkness and cooler temperatures. It puts my mind in a different place than October. It is a month for a quieter, slightly more subdued celebration of summer’s death as winter tightens its grip. – Henry Rollins


Come November, the American people will have the chance to re-declare their independence. Americans will have a chance to vote for trade, immigration and foreign policies that put our citizens first. They will have the chance to reject today’s rule by the global elite and to embrace real change that delivers a government of, by and for the people. – Donald Trump

The house was very quiet, and the fog—we are in November now—pressed against the windows like an excluded ghost. ― E.M. Forster


November; Crows are approaching – Wounded leaves fall to the ground. —Kristian Goldmund


Fallen leaves lying on the grass in the November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils. – Cyril Connolly English


On my cornice linger the ripe black grapes ungathered; Children fill the groves with the echoes of their glee, Gathering tawny chestnuts, and shouting when beside them Drops the heavy fruit of the tall black-walnut tree. – Bryant


No man has a right to raise a hand to a woman in anger other than in self-defense and that rarely ever occurs. So we have to just change the culture. Period. And we have to keep punching at it and punching at it and punching at it. I really mean it. It’s a gigantic issue. – Joe Biden


The true celebration should come from your life, in your life. And true celebration cannot be according to the calendar, that on the first of November you will celebrate. Strange, the whole year you are miserable and on the first of November suddenly you come out of misery, dancing. Either, the misery is false, or the first of November is false; both cannot be true. And once the first of November has gone, you are back in your dark hole, everybody in his misery, everybody in his anxiety. – Rajneesh


October’s almost over. We can start at midnight, first of November. If you’re brave enough to commit, I’ll devote myself entirely to you. – Sara Deever


The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it. – Rafiki


I like having a beard. What’s funny is when you shave a beard, you realize how freezing cold your face is! The primary purpose evolution-wise is to keep you warm, to grow hair on your face. You shave it off, and your face is freezing for a few days. – Adam Scott

A CEO’s job is to interpret external realities for a company. –  A. G. Lafley


I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves. – Louise Hay


It’s a feature of our age that if you write a work of fiction, everyone assumes that the people and events in it are disguised biographies — but if you write your biography, it’s equally assumed you’re lying your head off. – Margaret Atwood


Nelson: November is all I know, and all I ever wanna know.


Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all. – Stanley Horowitz


It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe. – Muhammad Ali


In November, the earth is growing quiet. It is making its bed, a winter bed for flowers and small creatures. The bed is white and silent, and much life can hide beneath its blankets. – Cynthia Rylant


November is a Jewish book month, so Jewish Community Centers all around the country have book fairs where they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays. – Anita Diament


In November, some birds move away and some birds stay. The air is full of good-byes and well-wishes. The birds who are leaving look very serious. No silly spring chirping now. They have long journeys and must watch where they are going. The staying birds are serious, too, for cold times lie ahead. Hard times. All berries will be treasures. – Cynthia Rylant


May flower always line your path and sunshine light your day. / May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. / May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that’s always blue. / And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through. – Irish Blessing


Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. – William Arthur Ward

On the radio, We heard November Rain That solo’s awful long But it’s a good refrain . – Regina Spektor


In November you begin to know how long the winter will be. – Martha Gellhorn


There is October in every November and there is November in every December. All seasons melted in each other’s life. – Mehmet Murat ildan


The seasons proclaim that time keeps changing for the better and the vastness of the sky bears the amount of love we should hold in our hearts for everyone. – Sanchita Pandey


Some of the days in November carry the whole memory of summer as a fire opal carries the color of moonrise.  – Gladys Taber


Dull November brings the blast, Then the leaves are whirling fast.- Sara Coleridge


How sad would be November if we had no knowledge of the spring!  – Edwin Way Teale


I don’t care whether you’re driving a hybrid or an SUV. If you’re headed for a cliff, you have to change direction. That’s what the American people called for in November, and that’s what we intend to deliver. BARACK OBAMA


This November there seems to be nothing to say. ― Anne Sexton


The world is tired, the year is old, The faded leaves are glad to die. —Sara Teasdale

You would like me to say that the veil will be ripped from the voters’ eyes sometime between now and November, thereby restoring the proper version of Democracy to the House and Senate. I won’t say that, of course. The simple reason is, I don’t know. – Gwen Ifill


When shrieked The bleak November winds and smote the woods, And the brown fields were herbless, and the shades That met above the merry rivulet Were spoiled, I sought, I loved them still; they seemed Like old companions in adversity. – Bryant


I’m tired of freeloading billionaires,” Warren said of her proposed 2% tax on the wealthiest Americans but added that “doing a wealth tax is not about punishing anyone. – Elizabeth Warren


The thinnest yellow light of November is more warming and exhilarating than any wine they tell of. The mite which November contributes becomes equal in value to the bounty of July. – Henry David Thoreau


Try to be wrong once in a while. It’ll do my ego blood. – Nelson Moss


I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.  -Edna Mode


Growing up, the way that I looked was very important to me. I was always trying to impress people, and when I grew my beard there was certain freedom, a separation, getting past this the way I looked, identify myself as a spiritual seeker. – Matisyahu


The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. – George Bernard Shaw


Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them. –  Hugh Miller


War is what happens when language fails. – Margaret Atwood


If you’re a girl and participate in no shave November, prepare for dateless December.


Autumn is marching on: even the scarecrows are wearing dead leaves. – Otsuyu Nakagawa


November always seemed to me the Norway of the year. – Emily Dickinson


Motion creates emotion. – Tony Robbins


November is Hip-Hop History Month, where we give celebration to what hip hop has done to bring together people of the world, people of all nationalities, young people, all the political systems and politicians on the planet. – Afrika Bambaataa


In November, people are good to each other. They carry pies to each other’s homes and talk by crackling woodstoves, sipping mellow cider. They travel very far on a special November day just to share a meal with one another and to give thanks for their many blessings – for the food on their tables and the babies in their arms. – Cynthia Rylant


You are the doorway to the infinite. – Adyashanti


I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.– Gerry Spence


The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that U.S. Senate candidate Scott Ashjian’s name should stay on the November election ballot despite challenges to his qualifications. – Scott Ashjian


November at its best – with a sort of delightful menace in the air. – Anne Bosworth Greene


It is also November. The noons are more laconic and the sunsets sterner and Gibraltar lights make the village foreign. November always seemed to me the Norway of the year is still with the sister who put her child in an ice nest last Monday forenoon. The redoubtable God. I notice where Death has been introduced, he frequently calls, making it desirable to forestall his advances. – Emily Dickinson


Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn. – Marilyn Monroe


So dull and dark are the November days. The lazy mist high up the evening curled, And now the morn quite hides in smoke and haze; The place we occupy seems all the world. – John Clare


O wild West Wind, thou breathe of Autumn’s being. Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead Are driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing. – Percy Bysshe Shelley


October’s foliage yellows with his cold: In rattling showers dark November’s rain, From every stormy cloud, descends amain, Till keen December’s snows close up the year again. – John Ruskin


In November 2008, the day of the presidential election, Israeli military forces invaded Gaza and killed half a dozen Hamas militants. Well, that was followed by a missile exchange for a couple of weeks in both directions. – Noam Chomsky


Welcome sweet November, the season of senses and my favorite month of all.― Gregory F. Lenz


Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn. —Emily Bronte


We told them [IDP communities in Khartoum] assisted returns would start in November, but people are coming on their own, they are not waiting. – Riek Machar


The dusky waters shudder as they shine, The russet leaves obstruct the straggling way Of oozy brooks, which no deep banks define, And the gaunt woods, in the ragged scant array, Wrap their old limbs with somber ivy twine. – Hartley Coleridge


Our government is working better and better for billionaires. And worse and worse for everyone else. – Elizabeth Warren


I gave up caring about anything, and all the problems disappeared. And it was after that that I found out the truth. I learned the truth last November on the third of November, to be precise and I remember every instant since. – Fyodor Dostoevsky


She told me if she couldn’t live a normal life, she was determined to live an abnormal one the best way she could. – Chaz Watley


Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. – John F. Kennedy


I will never shave off my beard and mustache. I did once, for charity, but my wife said, ‘Good grief, how awful, you look like an American car with all the chrome removed. – Rolf Harris


Only men need to be loved, sweetheart. Women need to be wanted. – Gemmato Nero


You can only begin where you find yourself. – Stuart Wilde


Ideas, unlike solid structures, do not perish. They remain immortal, immaterial and everywhere, like all Divine things. Ideas are a golden, savage landscape that we wander unaware, without a map. Be careful: in the last analysis, reality may be exactly what we think it is. – Alan Moore


We’re the house that’s playing Christmas music by November 1. – Jonathan Scott


The November figure is an aberration. – Abheek Barua


Winners Anticipate; Losers React. – Tony Robbins


November is the most disagreeable month of the whole year. – Louisa May Alcott


Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons. – Michael Jackson


Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible. – Javier Pascual Salcedo


The savage, rocky shores of Christmas Island, 200 miles south of Java, in the Indian Ocean. It’s November, the moon is in its third quarter, and the sun is just setting. And in a few hours from now, on this very shore, a thousand million lives will be launched. – David Attenborough


The wild gander leads his flock through the cool night, Ya-honk! he says, and sounds it down to me like an invitation: The pert may suppose it meaningless, but I listen closer, I find its purpose and place up there toward the November sky. – Walt Whitman


The widower reviewed his past in a sunless light which was intensified by the greyness of the November twilight, whilst the bells subtly impregnated the surrounding atmosphere with the melody of sounds that faded like the ashes of dead years. – Georges Rodenbach


A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long. – e.e.cummings


Every year, in November, at the season that follows the hour of the dead, the crowning, and majestic hours of autumn, I go to visit the chrysanthemums … They are true, the most universal, the most diverse of flowers. – Maeterlinck


In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil.  And at no season, safe perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb color effects as from August to November. –   Rose G. Kingsley


November, n. The eleventh twelfth of a weariness. – Ambrose Bierce


I detest ‘Jingle Bells,’ ‘White Christmas,’ ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,’ and the obscene spending bonanza that nowadays seems to occupy not just December, but November and much of October, too. – Richard Dawkins


Don’t wait until the fourth Thursday in November, to sit with family and friends to give thanks.


Make every day a day of Thanksgiving! ― Charmaine J Forde


November… leads the months their wintry round. —Anne Hunter


For the remainder of the year, this will continue, toward the 7% that we announced back in November. – Robert Herta


Fie upon thee, November! thou dost ape The airs of thy young sisters, thou hast stolen The witching smile of May to grace thy lip, And April’s rare capricious loveliness Thou’rt trying to put on! – Julia C. R. Dor


One of the big differences between the Vice President and myself is he supported the terrible war in Iraq and I helped lead the opposition against it,” Sanders said. “And not only that, I voted against the very first Gulf War. – Bernie Sanders


We ran well there in November 2012, my first race with (Tony) Gibson (as crew chief). Unfortunately, we haven’t left there without a torn-up race car. We got caught up in accidents in November of 2012 and then again in November 2013. We cut a tire and crashed last spring, so it’d be nice to have a good clean run with the GoDaddy car. I like Phoenix and Gibson has won there a few times. Hopefully, our luck will turn around and we can have a good smooth run and get back on track. -Danica Patrick


You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.  – Martin Luther King Jr.


I grew my beard out a little bit just to show that, indeed, I am a man. – Johnny Weir


The definition of happiness […] is the moment before you need more happiness. – Don Draper


One of the basic laws of human existence is: find yourself, know yourself, be yourself. – Norman Vincent Peale


Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever the fuck you were gonna do anyway. – Robert Downey Jr


A love thought: I love you so much that I could wish I had been born your brother or had brought you into the world myself. – Cesare Pavese


November is chill, frosted mornings with a silver sun rising behind the trees, red cardinals at the feeders, and squirrels running scallops along the tops of the gray stone walls. – Jean Hersey


And November sad,—a psalm Tender, trustful, full of balm, Thou must breathe in spirits calm. -Caroline May


In London November isn’t a month, it’s a state of mind. – Antal Szerb


Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back. – Harvey Mackay


I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I am going is what inspires me to follow it. – Rosalia De Castro


Max Ernst died on the 1st of August 1914. He resuscitated the 11th of November 1918 as a young man aspiring to become a magician and to find the myth of his time. – Max Ernst


Snoopy (musing on his rooftop): Good Grief! Is it November already? My life is going by too fast. I think someone pushed the “Fast Forward” button. – Charles M. Schulz


The river this November afternoon rests in equipoise of sun and cloud. A glooming light, a gleaming darkness shroud. Its passage. All seems tranquil, all in tune. – Cecil Day-Lewis


No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member – No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds -November! – Thomas Hood


All Nature mourns, I said; November wild Hath torn the fairest pages from her book. – Albert Laighton


From November through December, ‘is the season for ‘Home Alone!CATHERINE O’HARA


There you go; it seems to me you’re right! ― George Noory


The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cotton into its winter wools. —Henry Beston


Getting rid of him would be the best thing politically that could happen to us in the November election. – Rodger Schlickeisen


The Bond was so big and mighty in my career, and it is the gift that just keeps giving. I wouldn’t be here today talking about “The November Man” if it hadn’t been for James Bond. So, there was a desire, a want, and a need to make this film, “The November Man.” I loved the title. It has a sensuality and a mystique to it. – Pierce Brosnan


Be present in all things and thankful for all things. – Maya Angelou

November quotes encapsulate the feelings of gratitude, change, and reflection that define this particular month. Let these November quotes inspire you to embrace November’s tranquility and enjoy life’s simple moments.

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