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50 Positive September Quotes to Say Hello to the Fall

As the summer warmth fades and the cool fresh air begins to sweep in, it’s time to welcome the month of September!

With the changing seasons, September days have always felt special to me because they give us the stunning beauty of autumn leaves. The summer passing marks a time of transition into a new season of new beginnings and a fresh start.

It’s the perfect time to set new goals, build a positive mindset, and embrace the opportunities that come with the fall season! To get you started, I have put together this list of positive September quotes. My hope is that these September sayings will serve as a source of inspiration and motivation to make the most of this new month. It’s time to embrace the magic of the fall season with open arms!

Positive September Quotes to Say Hello to the Fall

  1. “September days have the warmth of summer in their briefer hours, but in their lengthening evenings a prophetic breath of autumn.” – Rowland E. Robinson
  2. “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.” – Stephen King
  3. “That old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air … Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.” – Wallace Stegner
  4. “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. “There comes a day each September when you wake up and know the summer is over and fall has arrived. The slant of the sun looks different and something is in the air — a coolness, a hint of frosty mornings to follow.” – Ann Rinaldi
  6. “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking.” – Zig Ziglar
  7. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman
  8. “There is a time in late September when the leaves are still green, and the days are still warm, but somehow you know that it is all about to end, as if summer was holding its breath, and when it let it out again, it would be autumn.” – Sharyn McCrumb
  9. “Life is like a wheel. Sooner or later, it always come around to where you started again.” – Stephen King
  10. “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” – J.K. Rowling
  11. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. - Henry David Thoreau

Happy September Quotes

  1. “By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.” – Helen Hunt Jackson
  2. “I love September, especially when we’re in it.” – Willie Stargell
  3. “All the months are crude experiments, out of which the perfect September is made.” – Virginia Woolf
  4. “Nostalgia—that’s the autumn, dreaming through September. Just a million lovely things I will remember.” – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  5. “Wine is the divine juice of September.” – Voltaire
  6. “A positive attitude awakens inner strength, energy, motivation, and initiative.” – Remez Sasson
  7. “It was a lovely afternoon – such an afternoon as only September can produce when summer has stolen back for one more day of dream and glamour.” – L.M. Montgomery
  8. “Every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, ‘It’s going to be a good day!’” – Lindsay Lohan
  9. “This early piece of the morning is mine.” – Wallace Stegner
  10. “Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” – Yoko Ono
  11. “To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy is to set your own conditions to the events of each day. To do this is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “Happy September! Let’s make the most of this beautiful month.”
Happy September! Let’s make the most of this beautiful month.

Motivational Quotes for the Fall Season

  1. “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
  2. “We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.” – Henry Rollins
  3. “The windows are open, admitting the September breeze: a month that smells like notepaper and pencil shavings, autumn leaves and car oil. A month that smells like progress, like moving on.” – Lauren Oliver
  4. “In many ways, September feels like the busiest time of the year: The kids go back to school, work piles up after the summer’s dog days, and Thanksgiving is suddenly upon us.” – Brené Brown
  5. “When I flash back to the lovely days of September where I’ve kept some dreams and stories to remember, something like old streets and avenues to wander, something like my toys when I was younger, I have a fond belief that September will stay forever. There were many things in September, sweet and tender, something like love, something like adventure, something like childhood, something like the rain, like the water.” – Hayet Ben Bada
  6. “As the alluring song of September begins to whisper in my ear, my passionate spirit yearns for the splendor of its promise.” – Peggy Toney Horton
  7. “The old summer’s-end melancholy nips at my heels. There’s no school to go back to; no detail of my life will change come the onset of September; yet still, I feel the old trepidation.” – Sara Baume
  8. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  9. “It’s the first day of autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings, and toasty marshmallow evenings, and, best of all, leaping into leaves!” – Winnie the Pooh
  10. “Next time!? In what calendar are kept the records of those next times which never come?” – Helen Hunt Jackson
  11. “To be successful, one must take chances.” – Willie Stargell
  12. “Once you can express yourself, you can tell the world what you want from it.” – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  13. “September is the other January.” – Gretchen Rubin
  14. “Fallen leaves on the ground are the golden song of immortal creativity.” – Amit Ray
  15. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. - Buddah

Quotes About Nature in September

  1. “Happily we bask in the warm September sun, which illuminates all creatures.” – Henry David Thoreau
  2. “September has come, it is hers whose vitality leaps in the autumn, whose nature prefers trees without leaves and a fire in the fireplace.” – Louis Macneice
  3. “Tonight I miss you like the sky misses his moon; a delicate epiphany growing on grass. I serenade the breeze into dancing a cha cha cha; the mountains echo in the background. September sky never looked more charming; or the sublime petals of the rose looked so graceful.” – Avijeet Das
  4. “September is the month of maturity; the heaped basket and the garnered sheaf. It is the month of climax and completion. September! I never tire of turning it over and over in my mind. It has warmth, depth and color. It glows like old amber.” – Patience Strong
  5. “Everyone must make time to sit and watch the leaves change.” – Elizabeth Lawrence
  6. “There is a clarity about September. On clear days, 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. The September storms – the hurricane warnings far away, the sudden gales, the downpour of rain that we have so badly needed here for so long – are exhilarating, and there’s a promise that what September starts, October will carry on, catching the torch flung into her hand.” – Faith Baldwin
  7. “How smartly September comes in, like a racing gig, all style, no confusion.” – Eleanor Clark
  8. “Outside the leaves on the trees constricted slightly; they were the deep done green of the beginning of autumn. It was a Sunday in September.” – Ali Smith
  9. “O sweet September, thy first breezes bring the dry leaf’s rustle and the squirrel’s laughter. The cool fresh air whence health and vigor spring, and promise of exceeding joy hereafter.” – George Arnold
  10. “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau
  11. “I guess I’m just feeling all September-ish … All the trees change color, the days get very clear—with little smoke on the horizon from burning leaves. Pumpkins begin to come out.” – George Selden
  12. “And then the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep, and autumn awakened.” – Raquel Franco

Using Positive September Quotes

As we say goodbye to the warmth of summer and say hello to the cool, crisp days of fall, my hope is that these fall quotes serve as a powerful tool to make the most of the fall season. 

There are so many practical ways that you can use positive September quotes to embrace the natural inspiration that the fall brings. 

Share your favorite motivational quotes on social media to spread positive vibes that help your friends and family embrace the warm winds of summer. Use these quotes in your emails to welcome September and share the spirit of the season with your friends, family, and colleagues.

I have always loved using inspirational quotes as prompts in my favorite journal. Enjoy reflecting on your favorite quotes during a lovely afternoon of journaling! Let them guide your thoughts and help you focus on the good things in life this season.

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By incorporating these quotes into your daily routine, you can fully embrace the magic of the fall season and make the most of this wonderful time of year!

If you are looking for more inspiration throughout the month of September, check out our collection of inspirational September quotes!

Don’t forget to share this post with your friends and family on social media! If you know someone who could use positive September quotes, this post could be just what they need!


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