September Quotes

37 September Quotes and Sayings for Harvesting Happy Thoughts

Wow, it's already September! The first of the ber months will make you feel how fast time flies and set us up for the remaining days of the year. However, before we approach the cooler months, we will witness the falling leaves, experience storms, and commemorate heroism. We have prepared a collection of September quotes that encapsulates all the various emotions and events this month brings.

The Anglo-Saxons called September, Hāligmonath, meaning "holy month," because of the religious festivals associated with a successful harvesting season. Based on USDA's United States crop calendar, August and September have the most crops ready for harvest - barley, corn, oats, etc. In comparison to our lives, we should also celebrate our harvest - big or small wins - in life every time and not just in September.

Enjoy your wins as you read the positive and inspirational September quotes below. Or, for more seasonal reading, you might also like our winter quotes.

Best September Quotes

With its complicated history, our calendar today has September as the ninth month, even if its prefix "sep" means seven. The Romans added January and February to fill the winter months and made January the first month since it is named after the god of doors. 

Furthermore, January to August was named after gods or political figures. While the ber months, September to December, with numbers as indicators. If you are given a choice, what new name will you give September?

Learn how other months began starting with our January quotes right after you read our best September quotes below.

"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 #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #beinspired #September #passionate #spirit
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"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

"Nostalgia–that's the autumn, dreaming through September. Just a million lovely things I will always remember." -Jacqueline Kennedy #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #thinkgreen #September #dreaming
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"Nostalgia–that's the autumn, dreaming through September. Just a million lovely things I will always remember."

- Jacqueline Kennedy

"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 #trvst #quotes #dogood #ecoconscious #September
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"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

"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 #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #bethechange #September #happy #summer
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"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

September Quotes About Its Beautiful Weather

Did you know? According to NOAA, September is the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. If the cyclone originates from the North Atlantic, central North Pacific, and eastern North Pacific, the proper term is a hurricane. While if it's from the Northwest Pacific, it's a typhoon. 

Whatever they are called, we should be educated, cautious, and prepared. We have found these detailed disaster preparedness tips from the National Institutes of Health. 

Despite the storms, continue to appreciate the weather while you read the following September quotes below, or dive off to read our storm quotes.

"By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer." -Helen Hunt Jackson #trvst #quotes #socialchange #dogood #September
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"By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer."

- Helen Hunt Jackson

"We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We will welcome summer's ghost." -Henry Rollins #trvst #quotes #beinspired #changetheworld #September
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"We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We will welcome summer's ghost."

- Henry Rollins

"Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple." -J. K. Rowling #trvst #quotes #bethechange #planetearthfirst #September
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"Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple."

- J. K. Rowling

"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." -Faith Baldwin #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #bethechange #September #sun
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"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."

- Faith Baldwin

"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 #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #beinspired #September #trees
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"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

"Happily we bask in this warm September sun, Which illuminates all creatures." -Henry David Thoreau #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #dogood #September #sun
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"Happily we bask in this warm September sun, Which illuminates all creatures."

- Henry David Thoreau

"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 and moving on." -Lauren Oliver #trvst #quotes #bethechange #socialchange #September #breeze
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"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 and moving on."

- Lauren Oliver

"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 #trvst #quotes #bethechange #bethechange #September #health #fresh
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"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

"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 #trvst #quotes #dogood #impact #September
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"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

Warm September Quotes To Welcome The Fall Season

Speaking of September weather, the fall season is officially here! September 21 to 22 marks the beginning of the season for orange and brown hues with the Autumnal Equinox. It's also when the full moon takes place, which for many East Asian countries is a sign of celebrating and praying for a good harvest. 

Like Thanksgiving Day for Americans, East Asians have harvest festivals during the September full moon - mooncake festival for China, Tsukimi for Japan, and Chuseok for Korea. 

As you read the September quotes below, fall in love with the autumn season.

"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 #trvst #quotes #impact #dogood #September #summer
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"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

"But there was no autumn in the air today; the sun was still all August, although calendar August was almost two weeks gone." -Stephen King #trvst #quotes #gogreen #socialimpact #September #sun
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"But there was no autumn in the air today; the sun was still all August, although calendar August was almost two weeks gone."

- Stephen King

"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 #trvst #quotes #socialchange #bethechange #September #summer
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"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

"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 #trvst #quotes #socialchange #bethechange #September #summer
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"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

"September days have the warmth of summer in their briefer hours, but in their lengthening evenings a prophetic breath of autumn." -Rowland E. Robinson #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #thinkgreen #September #summer
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"September days have the warmth of summer in their briefer hours, but in their lengthening evenings a prophetic breath of autumn."

- Rowland E. Robinson

"The roses hung their heads and dreamed under the still September clouds, and the water plashed and murmured softly among the pebbles of the shore." -E.L. Voynich #trvst #quotes #takeaction #ecoconscious #September #roses #water
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"The roses hung their heads and dreamed under the still September clouds, and the water plashed and murmured softly among the pebbles of the shore."

- E.L. Voynich

"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 #trvst #quotes #bethechange #impact #September #summer
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"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

"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 #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #bethechange #September #love
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"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

Quotes About September's Historical Events

Aside from the falling leaves, September also holds the horrific memories of September 11, 2001. With shock, anger, and sadness, the multiple terrorist attacks have impacted how people are towards patriotism, security, politics, religion, and many more. To check how this historical event affected Americans over the years, Pew Research Center summarized their findings here.

We can remember the lives of the victims every Patriot Day on September 11. Coincidentally, September also holds the International Day of Peace on the 21st. 

History has many colors, and we can still learn from it no matter how dark it is. So please continue to read our September quotes to learn more about the past.

"We must never allow September 11th to become a time for protest and division. Instead, this day must remain a time for promoting peace and mutual respect." -Timothy Dolan #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #thinkgreen #September #peace #911Memorial #September11
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"We must never allow September 11th to become a time for protest and division. Instead, this day must remain a time for promoting peace and mutual respect."

- Timothy Dolan

"September 11 impressed upon us that life is a precious gift. Every life has a purpose. And I think we all have a duty to devote at least a small portion of our daily lives to ensuring that neither America nor the world ever forgets September 11." -Bill Frist #trvst #quotes #beinspired #takeaction #September #world #life #911Memorial #September11
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"September 11 impressed upon us that life is a precious gift. Every life has a purpose. And I think we all have a duty to devote at least a small portion of our daily lives to ensuring that neither America nor the world ever forgets September 11."

- Bill Frist

"September 11, 2001, revealed heroism in ordinary people who might have gone through their lives never called upon to demonstrate the extent of their courage." -Geraldine Brooks #trvst #quotes #impact #beinspired #September #people #911Memorial #September11
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"September 11, 2001, revealed heroism in ordinary people who might have gone through their lives never called upon to demonstrate the extent of their courage."

- Geraldine Brooks

"On September 11, 2001, America suffered an unimaginable tragedy and witnessed the incredible heroism of hundreds of first responders who rushed into the World Trade Center to save lives." -Lucy McBath #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #beinspired #September #911Memorial #September11
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"On September 11, 2001, America suffered an unimaginable tragedy and witnessed the incredible heroism of hundreds of first responders who rushed into the World Trade Center to save lives."

- Lucy McBath

"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." -Brene Brown #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #bethechange #September
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"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."

- Brene Brown

"You’re off to great to great places. Today is your first day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!" -Dr. Seuss #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #ecoconscious #September
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"You’re off to great to great places. Today is your first day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!"

- Dr. Seuss

"As September rolls into October, I become obsessed with apples. Now obviously this is provoked by the ripening fruit clustering on the trees in our orchard, but it is as though all things pomological ripen in me, too." -Monty Don #trvst #quotes #collectiveaction #impact #September #trees
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"As September rolls into October, I become obsessed with apples. Now obviously this is provoked by the ripening fruit clustering on the trees in our orchard, but it is as though all things pomological ripen in me, too."

- Monty Don

Perfect September Captions To Post On Social Media

Are you a student or a teacher? After the summer passing, get ready for a hectic back-to-school September! Unfortunately, the pandemic's effect on the global learning medium has also impacted the school population. 

According to a 2021 census, enrollment in America dipped to 52.4% of the total population, its lowest level in over 20 years. But the worst is behind us. Yes, we appreciate technology. But as the world feels safer, we are happy to see children go back to school again with their classmates and not on a computer screen only.

Before sending the kids to school, check our article on how to go back to school in an eco-friendly way.

What other September memories do you want to post on social media? Use our September quotes below to make the perfect Instagram quotes.

"Sweet September Blessings! I am eternally grateful!" -Charmaine J. Forde #trvst #quotes #collectiveaction #socialchange #September
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"Sweet September Blessings! I am eternally grateful!"

- Charmaine J. Forde

"I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house." -Nathaniel Hawthorne #trvst #quotes #socialchange #beinspired #September
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"I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house."

- Nathaniel Hawthorne

"September tries its best to have us forget summer." -Bernard Williams #trvst #quotes #gogreen #bethechange #September #summer
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"September tries its best to have us forget summer."

- Bernard Williams

"I love September, especially when we're in it." -Willie Stargell #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #beinspired #September #love
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"I love September, especially when we're in it."

- Willie Stargell

"It must be September, July sun has disappeared." -Charmaine J. Forde #trvst #quotes #bethechange #socialchange #September #sun
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"It must be September, July sun has disappeared."

- Charmaine J. Forde

"Autumn is the antidote to stifling summer." -Terri Guillemets #trvst #quotes #bethechange #beinspired #September #summer
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"Autumn is the antidote to stifling summer."

- Terri Guillemets

"September sky never looked more charming; or the sublime petals of the rose looked so graceful." -Avijeet Das #trvst #quotes #beinspired #bethechange #September #rose
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"September sky never looked more charming; or the sublime petals of the rose looked so graceful."

- Avijeet Das

"All at once, summer collapsed into fall." -Oscar Wilde #trvst #quotes #dogood #bethechange #September #summer
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"All at once, summer collapsed into fall."

- Oscar Wilde

"And then the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep, and Autumn was awaked." -Raquel Franco #trvst #quotes #impact #takeaction #September #sleep #sun
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"And then the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep, and Autumn was awaked."

- Raquel Franco

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