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Joys of September Quotes

A dozen observations about the wonders of September.

Sunlight falling on an Autumnal tree

“All the months are crude experiments, out of which the perfect September is made.” Virginia Woolf

“September days are here. With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.” Helen Hunt Jackson

“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

“Wine is the divine juice of September.” Voltaire

“September is dressing herself in showy dahlias and splendid marigolds and starry zinnias.”

Olive Wendell Holmes

"September! I never tire of turning it over and over in my mind. It has warmth, depth, and colour. It glows like old amber." Patience Strong

"I love September, especially when we're in it." Willie Stargell

"There is a clarity about September... the sun seems brighter, the sky more blue, the white clouds take on marvelous shapes; the moon is a wonderful apparition, rising gold, cooling to silver; and the stars are so big." Faith Baldwin

“Making your Christmas cake in September is perfect, as too fresh a cake crumbles when cut.” Mary Berry

“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

“My favorite poem is the one that starts ‘Thirty days hath September’ because it actually tells you something.” Groucho Marx

“September days have the warmth of summer in their briefer hours, but in their lengthening evenings a prophetic breath of autumn.” Rowland E. Robinson


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