I’ve been browsing quotes about Autumn, and September, October and November as I get the next edition of Cosy Happy Hygge ready to go. There are so many to choose from… and not all of them nice. There is nothing in this world that unites everybody: that’s human nature. Say you like chocolate and most people will nod and agree, but there’s always somebody stood at the back chuntering on about the fat content, or the taste and how they prefer strawberry laces.
Seasons and weather really do seem to polarise people. I think because they play such a crucial part in our lives, affecting our movement and work whether we work outside or not, that we have to have an opinion one way or the other. And being English, I am always ready to talk about the weather simply because it prevents having to talk about the important things in life. Choosing not to like rain is easy (except that, in the right places and the right company, rain can be exhilarating, erotic, emotionally charged) but choosing not to like the sunshine is unusual. Snow is a yes, ice a definitely not: yet both are frozen water. Enjoying new life in spring is expected: enjoying the decaying and dormancy that is winter and autumn is becoming more acceptable.
I love Autumn, with a passion. I love the scents, the sounds, the textures. I love that my boots will be worn every chance I get from now until March, I love that my scarves are being washed and aired as we speak. I love that the nights are getting darker and I no longer have to feel obliged to go out after my evening meal. I have already shared my Autumn Hygge list on the blog, so today I thought I’d share some Autumnal quotes. Some familiar, others less so. I love a good quote, don’t you?
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