Spring may have the reputation for being the season of new beginnings, but from my perspective, it’s fall that really feels like a fresh start. To me, fall is the new spring.
New school years, crisp autumn breezes shepherding in relief from oppressive heat and humidity, glorious displays of vibrant and invigorating color…fall brings all of these and more.
Fall speaks to holidays to come and families gathering together. Fall means slipping back into that favorite sweater and cozying up to a fire.
Yes, sure…spring has baby animals and flower buds. But the falling leaves of autumn enrich the soil that allows that plants to grow and animals to feed.
Spring springs, but autumn falls delightfully into our lives.
I’m not the only one who loves fall; I’ve assembled some quotes which illustrates just how fall really is the new spring… and well, honestly, always has been.
Fall is the New Spring and Other Great Fall Quotes
Few things are more cozy-inducing than putting on that favorite sweater for the first time each fall. 1 of 10
Love it when that chill in the air is cast away by a snuggly, fuzzy sweater.
Glorious October 2 of 10
Me, too, Anne. Me too.
If a bowl full of apples doesn’t put a smile on your face… 3 of 10
...then I suggest you give it a second look. Even if you don't like to eat apples, their simple beauty is happy-making. Plus? They keep doctors away and make teachers happy. YAY apples!
Experience brings the charm. 4 of 10
Those autumnal leaves gracing pathways and yards may be a bit more dry and wrinkled than when in the blush of youth, but they have their own unique beauty and allure.
Autumn’s harvest is a reward for hard work. 5 of 10
Always a great lesson, but particularly good to keep in mind as the new school year gets underway.
There’s a comfort and ease that comes with fall… 6 of 10
A familiarity that no other season achieves. Winter, spring, and summer...they all seem to evolve with every passing year. Fall has a constancy that in and of itself is special.
Fall is the most introspective of the seasons. 7 of 10
What better time to reflect upon where you are, and where you want to go? Grab a cup of tea, sit on a porch swing, and enjoy the breeze.
No season more than fall means brings families together. 8 of 10
Few things are more grounding than being with those you love.
Have you ever sat on a pumpkin? 9 of 10
They are good for thinking.
Yes. Simply…yes. 10 of 10
There's something about fall that speaks to freedom and possibilities.