150+ October Quotes – Best Quotes to Celebrate the Month

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

October, a time of transition and beauty, calls for embracing October Quotes (Most Popular) that capture its essence. These quotes resonate deeply with people as they paint vivid pictures of fall’s splendor and the emotions it stirs. From “October’s charm is in its colors” to “Embrace the winds of change,” these quotes provide a voice to our feelings.

Whether shared on social media or whispered by a bonfire, they convey the magic of the season. Through October Quotes (Most Popular), individuals celebrate autumn’s vibrant hues and reflect on life’s changes, finding solace and connection in these eloquent expressions.

October Quotes (Most Popular) 

From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.


I’m incredibly proud of this group of players. We went toe-to-toe, but we never gave up the fight.

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas Edison


If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.— Roald Dahl


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


October baseball is what it’s all about.- James A. Winnefeld, Jr.


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 Carman

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


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


In October 1920 I went to Leeds as Reader in the English Language, with a free commission to develop the linguistic side of a large and growing School of English Studies, in which no regular provision had as yet been made for the linguistic specialist. – J. R. R. Tolkien


And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief, and the year smiles as it draws near its death. -William Cullen Bryant


Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.  – Confucius


What could be more exciting than an October day? It’s your birthday, Fourth of July and Christmas all rolled into one. — Peggy Toney Horton


And all at once, summer collapsed into fall. ― Oscar Wilde

In this experiment, made on the 9th of October, 1876, actual conversation, backward and forwards, upon the same line, and by the same instruments reciprocally used, was successfully carried on for the first time upon a real line of miles in length. – Alexander Graham Bell


October, ruddy-cheeked, comes o’er the plains, And as with rustling step it speeds along, Its feet beat music to the harvest song… – Albert Laighton


October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more insight, and the enduring constellations above them once again. – Hal Borland


In the entire circle of the year, there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October.  – Alexander Smith


I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. ― L. M. Montgomery


Most people are in the world, not in it.


Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. –Rumi


A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that.

The ability to speak exactly is intimately related to the ability to know exactly.  –Wendell Berry


Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.-John F. Kennedy


Be the change that you wish to see in the world.


Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ―Albert Camus


The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.


We got a big surprise in the first half. We thought it was going to be a bit easier but they gave us a tough time.


Today is always the most productive day of your week. – Mark Hunter


When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. — Abraham Lincoln


Cultures have long heard wisdom in non-human voices: Apollo, the god of music, medicine and knowledge, came to Delphi in the form of a dolphin. But dolphins, which fill the oceans with blipping and chirping, and whales, which mew and caw in ultramarine jazz – a true rhapsody in blue – are hunted to the edge of silence. – Jay Griffiths


You kind of took it for granted around the Yankees that there was always going to be baseball in October. – Whitey Ford

October is crisp days and cool nights, a time to curl up around the dancing flames and sink into a good book. – John Sinor


It must be October, the trees are falling away and showing their true colors. ― Charmaine J Forde


I saw old Autumn in the misty morn Stand, shadowless like Silence, listening To Silence. – Thomas Hood


Is it the shrewd of October wind brings the tears into her eyes? Does it blow so strong that she must fetch her breath in sudden sighs? — W. D. Howells


Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them. – Ann Landers


Sweet October, fill with praise / Rich and glowing as thy days / Every poet’s heartfelt lays.  — Caroline May


I wish that every day was Saturday and every month was October. ― Charmaine J. Forde


You know, people talk about this being an uncertain time. You know, all time is uncertain. I mean, it was uncertain back in – in 2007, we just didn’t know it was uncertain. It was – uncertain on September 10th, 2001. It was uncertain on October 18th, 1987, you just didn’t know it. – Warren Buffett


October is the month for painted leaves…. As fruits and leaves and the day itself acquire a bright tint just before they fall, so the year near its setting. October is its sunset sky; November the later twilight. – Henry David Thoreau


October had a 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

October was always the least dependable of months … full of ghosts and shadows. – Joy Fielding


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


No clouds are in the morning sky, The vapors hug the stream, Who says that life and love can die In all this northern gleam? At every turn the maples burn, The quail is whistling free, The partridge whirs and the frosted burs Are dropping for you and me. Ho! hilly! heigh O! Hillyho! In the clear October morning. – Edmund C. Stedman


Japan has proven to be the warmest, the best of Rugby World Cup hosts. We stand together with you in solidarity.


And that reminds me of the heady days of Sputnik and Yuri Gagarin when the world trembled at the sound of our rockets. Well, they will tremble again – at the sound of our silence. The order is – engage the silent drive! – Capt. Marko Ramius


Who wouldn’t be a mountaineer! Up here all the world’s prizes seem nothing.


You only lose what you cling to. – Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha


Any fool can know. The point is to understand.  –Albert Einstein


Your success in life isn’t based on your ability to simply change. It is based on your ability to change faster than your competition, customers, and business. – Mark Sanborn


When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time, they can seem invincible but in the end, they always fall. Think of it -always.

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face. ― John Donne


The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, maybe summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces – in nature, in society, in man himself.


The next match is against Tonga, not England, and Tonga gave England some difficulty.


Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.  – Og Mandino


If you’re gonna make a change, you’re gonna have to operate from a new belief that says life happens not to me but for me.— Tony Robbins


America’s veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today’s Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress’ action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols. – Bill Shuster


You ought to know that October is the first Spring month. – Karel Capek


All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travelers 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


May you Fall in Love with October and all the beauty it being, May your life be as colorful as the turning off the leaves, On each blessed Autumn day – Charmaine J. Forde


He is outside of everything, and alien everywhere. He is an aesthetic solitary. His beautiful, light imagination is the wing that on an autumn evening just brushes the dusky window. –   Henry James 

In October I confessed my love for her, and she allowed me to kiss her. – Ivan Bunin


October turned my maple’s leaves to gold; the most are gone now. Here and there one lingers, soon these will slip from out the twig’s weak hold, Like coins between a dying miser’s fingers. – Thomas Bailey Aldrich


Good things happen to those who hustle. – Anais Nin


The end of the summer is not the end of the world. Here’s to October… — A.A. Milne


Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves! ― Humbert Wolfe


What happened in the missile crisis in October 1962 has been prettified to make it look as if acts of courage and thoughtfulness abounded. The truth is that the whole episode was almost insane. – Noam Chomsky


October, I love thee! Thy whisper is soothing; There is Lore in thy face, there is wealth in thy bowers: Thy pensiveness adds but a charm to my musing And sweet are my dreams through thy fast ebbing hours! – James Rigg


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


The clear light that belongs to October was making the landscape radiant. – Florence Bone


First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys. ― Ray Bradbury


I’ve never had better support in my life than today. It was the best day of my life. They gave us something inside when we were in hard times.


The only sound they will hear is our laughter, while we sail to Havana, where the sun is warm, and so is the…comradeship. – Capt. Marko Ramius


Few places in this world are more dangerous than home. Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes. They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action.


The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga. – Yogi Bhajan

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.  –Benjamin Franklin


Change before you have to. –  Jack Welch


You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.


Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple. ―J.K. Rowling


All things are difficult before they are easy.” – Thomas Fuller. Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.  – Winston Churchill


It always seems impossible until it’s done.— Nelson Mandela


My eyes went blank, and I started off, and the music started. It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time, and there were these big bay windows, and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees, and it was drizzling. – Al Jarreau


Bill Astor knew these papers were missing. Stephen showed his hand in October. – Christine Keeler


  What I really want from music. That it be cheerful and profound like an afternoon in October. That it be individual, frolicsome, tender, a sweet small woman full of beastliness and charm. – Friedrich Nietzsche


This tree must be falling for me, as soon as I sat under it, it dropped its leaves. Oh, sweet October! – Charmaine J Forde


Corn and grain, corn and grain, All that falls shall rise again.- Wiccan Harvest Chant


Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter. – Carol Bishop Hipps


All things are difficult before they are easy. – Thomas Fuller


After the keen still days of September, the October sun filled the world with mellow warmth … The maple tree in front of the doorstep burned like a gigantic red torch. The oaks along the roadway glowed yellow and bronze. The fields stretched like a carpet of jewels, emerald and topaz and garnet. Everywhere she walked the color shouted and sang around her. ― Elizabeth George Speare


Autumn colors remind us we are all dancing in the wind. ― Lorin Morgan-Richards


It takes a strong man to be with a woman full of fire and stars and all of October. – Melody Lee


After the first International Days of Protest in October 1965, Senator Mansfield criticized the ‘sense of utter irresponsibility’ shown by the demonstrators.  – Noam Chomsky


October sunshine bathed the park with such a melting light that it had the dimmed impressive look of a landscape by an old master. Leaves, one, two at a time, sidled down through the windless air. -Elizabeth Enright


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


Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring. ― Nelson Algren


A great day, comrades! We sail into history! – Capt. Marko Ramius


The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.


Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move. – Osho


It is what we know already that often prevents us from learning.  – Claude Bernard


When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge. – Tuli Kupferberg


Always choose the right path and speak the truth.


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. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you. ― STEPHEN KING


The secret of getting ahead is getting started.  – Mark Twain


Don’t feel stupid if you don’t like what everyone else pretends to love.— Emma Watson


I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes. – Yves Saint Laurent


And he that will go to bed sober, Falls with the leaf still in October. – Dario Fo


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


October is a hallelujah! reverberating in my body year-round…. – John Nichols


Spring comes with flowers, autumn with the moon, summer with the breeze, winter with snow.  When idle concerns don’t fill your thoughts, that’s your best season. –  Wu-Men


Late summer is perfect for classic mysteries – think of Raymond Chandler’s hot Santa Anas and Agatha Christie’s Mediterranean resorts – while big ambitious works of nonfiction are best approached in September and early October when we still feel energetic and the grass no longer needs to be cut. -Michael Dirda


Work isn’t to make money; you work to justify life.  – Marc Chagall


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


October had a tremendous possibilities. 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


The events of October 1962 are widely hailed as Kennedy’s finest hour. – Noam Chomsky


The month of the carnival of all the year, When Nature lets the wild earth go its way And spend whole seasons on a single day. – Helen Fiske Hunt Jackson


The sweet calm sunshine of October, now / Warms the low spot; upon its grassy mold / The purple oak-leaf falls; the birchen bough / Drops its bright spoil like arrow-heads of gold.  – William Cullen Bryant


October is a symphony of permanence and change. – Bonaro W. Overstreet


October proved a riot a riot to the senses and climaxed those giddy last weeks before Halloween.― Keith Donohue


When he reached the New World, Cortez burned his ships. As a result, his men were well motivated. -Capt. Marko Ramius


When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.


Learn how to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. – Elizabeth Kübler-Ross


Learning is synthesizing seemingly divergent ideas and data.  –Terry Heick


I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better. – Georg C. Lichtenberg


Give me juicy autumnal fruit, ripe and red from the orchard. Give me the splendid silent Sun.―Walt Whitman


Become the person who would attract the results you seek. – Jim Cathcart


Maybe there’s something you’re afraid to do today, someone you’re afraid to love, or somewhere you’re afraid it’s gonna hurt. It’s gonna hurt because it matters. — John Green


October is the opal month of the year. It is the month of glory, of ripeness. It is picture-month. -Henry Ward Beecher


It’s time we asked ourselves if we still know the freedoms intended for us by the Founding Fathers. James Madison said, “We base all our experiments on the capacity of mankind for self-government.” This idea that government was beholden to the people, that it had no other source of power, is still the newest, most unique idea in all the long history of man’s relation to man. This is the issue of this election: Whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them ourselves. – Ronald Reagan


Pale amber sunlight falls across  The reddening October trees….- Ernest Dowson


The clump of maples on the hill, And this one near the door, Seem redder, quite a lot, this year Than last, or the year before; I wonder if it’s just because I Love the Old State more! – David L. Cady


I came to the University of Chicago on the morning of January 2, 1932. I wasn’t yet a graduate of high school for another few months. And that was about the low point of the Herbert Hoover/Andrew Mellon phase after October of 1929. That’s quite a number of years to have inaction. – Paul Samuelson


Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed. – George Burns


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


On October 15, 1965, an estimated 70,000 people took part in large-scale anti-war demonstrations. -Noam Chomsky


October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter. – Nova Schubert Bair


O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow. Make the day seem to us less brief. -Robert Frost


I have been younger in October than in all the months of spring. – W. S. Merwin


The crickets still sing in October. And Lilly, she’s trying to bloom. Tho she’s resting her head on the shoulder of death, she still shines by the light of the moon. ― Kevin Dalton


Forty years have I been at sea. A war at sea. A war with no battles. No monuments. Only casualties. –Capt. Marko Ramius


We all wish for world peace, but world peace will never be achieved unless we first establish peace within our own minds. –Geshe Kelsang Gyatso


The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. –Alvin Toffler


The culture is what creates the foundation for all future innovation. If you break the culture, you break the machine that creates your products. – Brian Chesky


Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall. ― F. Scott Fitzgerald


Prospecting – find the man with the problem. – Ben Friedman


Only do what your heart tells you.— Princess Diana


I don’t count on the boy who waits till October when it’s cool and fun, then decides he wants to play. -Darrell Royal


October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August, and February. – Mark Twain


The leaves fall patiently Nothing remembers or grieves The river takes to the sea The yellow drift of leaves. – Sara Teasdale


I am falling for you sweet October. – CHARMAINE J FORDE


Labor gives birth to ideas.  – Jim Rohn


My first race was in October 2001 in Kapsabet, Kenya. It was a 10km road race. I was excited and I was happy to know I am good at running. – Eliud Kipchoge


The softened light, the veiling haze, The calm repose of autumn days, Steal gently o’er the troubled breast, Soothing lives weary cares to rest. – Phebe A. Holder


October’s foliage yellows with his cold.  – John Ruskin


Twilight, even remembered twilight, is better than no light at all. – China Miéville


I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple-flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers. ― Leif Enger

October quotes (most popular) encapsulate the essence of the month’s beauty and transformation. Whether it’s about the stunning colors or the bittersweet farewell to summer, these quotes offer a way to articulate feelings that arise in October. Share these quotes to spread the joy and contemplation that this season brings.

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