75 Best October Quotes & Letter Board Ideas

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If you’re ready to trade-in your flip-flops for Ugg boots, that means October is in the air! Get in the fall mood with these October quotes and letter board ideas.

Live your best life all 31 days of October! We’ve gathered all the best words of wisdom out there in one place so don’t have to search high and low for October quotes. From the crisp days and cool nights to the changing colors and spooky Halloween festivities, it’s no wonder so many famous names love October as much as you do. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for a fall caption or DIY craft project, you’ll find the perfect October quote right here. Keep scrolling for the best hello October quotes, happy October quotes, quotes about October, welcome October quotes, October inspirational quotes, short October quotes and even October letter board quotes:

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October Quotes

What’s not to love about October? Celebrate the arrival of the spookiest month of the year with one of these October quotes:

  • “It must be October, the trees are falling away and showing their true colors.” – Charmaine J. Forde
  • “October was always the least dependable of months … full of ghosts and shadows.” – Joy Fielding
  • “It takes a strong man to be with a woman full of fire and stars and all of October.” – Melody Lee
  • “October is crisp days and cool nights, a time to curl up around the dancing flames and sink into a good book.” – John Sinor
  • “What the light looks like in the pear trees, in October, is a hundred teardrops of gold, the whole orchard weeping.” ― Carole Maso
  • “October is a symphony of permanence and change.” – Bonaro W. Overstreet

  • “The clear light that belongs to October was making the landscape radiant.” – Florence Bone
  • “October knew, of course, that the action of turning a page, of ending a chapter or shutting a book, did not end the tale.” ― Neil Gaiman
  • “He loved October. Had always loved it. There was something sad and beautiful about it—the ending and beginning of things.” – Jacqueline Woodson
  • “October, crisp, misty, golden October, when the light is sweet and heavy.” ― Angela Carter
  • “Falling in love with October. Leaves descending to the ground, orange, magenta, green & brown. The cool crisp breezes in the air, Autumn season must be here.”― Charmaine J Forde

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Hello October Quotes

How excited are you for fall? Use these hello October quotes to welcome the first full month of fall:

  • “Hello October, I’ve missed you.” – Unknown
  • “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “The end of the summer is not the end of the world. Here’s to October…” – A.A. Milne
  • “October is the treasure of the year, And all the months pay bounty to her store…” Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • “In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October.” – Alexander Smith
  • “First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys.” ― Ray Bradbury

  • “Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first October was crisp and golden as an apple.” ― J.K. Rowling
  • “I come alive in the fall time.” – The Weeknd, ‘Starboy’
  • “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
  • “I love the chill October days, when the brown leaves lie thick and sodden underneath your feet.” — Jerome K. Jerome

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Happy October Quotes

These happy October quotes will remind you about the beautiful colors of the month of October:

  • “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Lucy Maud Montgomery, Ann of Green Gables
  • “My favorite color is October.” – Unknown
  • “Of all the seasons, autumn offers the most to man and requires the least of him.” – Hal Borland
  • “Everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.” – Elizabeth Lawrence
  • “Goodbye September… hello October!” – Unknown

  • “Hello October, looking forward to cooler days and longer nights.” – Unknown
  • “In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October.” – Alexander Smith
  • “You don’t waste October sunshine.” ― Katherine Arden
  • “Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” – Chad Sugg
  • “I wish that every day was Saturday and every month was October.”― Charmaine J. Forde

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Short October Quotes

Less is more and these short October quotes get the point across in just a few words. Copy and paste any of these as a caption or use in a craft project:

  • “October is a hallelujah!” – John Nichols
  • “And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” ― Oscar Wilde
  • “The crickets still sing in October.” ― Kevin Dalton
  • “A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.” – Unknown
  • “In October any wonderful unexpected thing might be possible.” Elizabeth George Speare

  • “Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.” — Yoko Ono
  • “I’m an October baby, yes.” – Cardi B
  • “October has broken my heart before…” ― Nitya Prakash
  • “You don’t waste October sunshine.” ― Katherine Arden
  • “Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” – Jim Bishop

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Welcome October Quotes

There is something magical about the month of October. These welcome October quotes are the perfect complement to your fall projects:

  • “Welcome October!” – Unknown
  • “September is dressing herself in showy dahlias and splendid marigolds and starry zinnias. October, the extravagant sister, has ordered an immense amount of the most gorgeous forest tapestry for her grand reception.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • “Welcoming my favorite month of the year, October!” – Unknown
  • “Changing leaves, pumpkin spice latte and sweater weather, welcome October!” – Unknown
  • “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

  • “There is no season when suck pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • “October proved a riot to the senses and climaxed those giddy last weeks before Halloween.” ― Keith Donohue
  • “Pumpkins in October, as fat as the full moon, they sit on our doorstep at night and glow.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich
  • “Although I was born in April, I’m quite certain I was not fully awake until October.” ― Peggy Toney Horton
  • “October is the opal month of the year. It is the month of glory, of ripeness. It is the picture-month.” — Henry Ward Beecher

October Inspirational Quotes

Need some inspiration to start off fall on the right foot? These October inspirational quotes are just what you need:

  • “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
  • “Pale amber sunlight falls across. The reddening October trees, That hardly sway before a breeze.” – Ernest Dowson
  • “You ought to know that October is the first Spring month.” — Karel Capek
  • “October is crisp days and cool nights, a time to curl up around the dancing flames and sink into a good book.” — John Sinor
  • “October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.” — Hal Borland
  • “October sunshine bathed the park with such a melting light that it had the dimmed impressive look of a landscape by an old master.” ― Elizabeth Enright

  • “I remember it as October days are always remembered, cloudless, maple-flavored, the air gold and so clean it quivers.” – Leif Enger
  • “Listen! the wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!” – Humbert Wolfe
  • “O hushed October morning mild, / Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; / Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, / Should waste them all.” – Robert Frost
  • “There is October in every November, and there is November in every December! All seasons melted in each other’s life!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan
  • “We were letting go of October, relinquishing color, readying ourselves for streets lacquered with ice, the town closed like a walnut, locked inside the cold.” ― Mark Perlberg

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October Letter Board Ideas

Keep your letter board fresh with these seasonal October letter board ideas for fall:

  • You’re the apple of my pie
  • Ringing in the Fall-idays
  • Hello pumpkin
  • It’s October, y’all
  • Trick or treat yo’self
  • Pumpkin spice and everything nice
  • October is good for my soul
  • Hello October
  • Fall is my second favorite F-word
  • “Let’s get lit” – Me to my candles
  • Hocus pocus, I need lattes to focus
  • Oh hey there, pumpkin
  • Give them pumpkin to talk about

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