73 November Quotes for Inspiration and Thankful for Fall

November a much-loved month signifies a season of change, marking the end of autumn and the beginning of the holiday season.

It’s a time for Thanksgiving celebrations, pre-Christmas excitement, shopping, gift-giving and family gatherings.

To enhance the spirit of this month, the article presents a collection of “November Quotes”, aiming to infuse more happiness and peace into our lives.

These quotes are a mix of inspirational, funny and motivational, are especially dedicated to those born in November.

In essence, the article encourages everyone to embrace and celebrate November with positivity and enthusiasm, making it a brighter, more enjoyable time of the year.

Best November Quotes


November always seemed to me the Norway of the year. ~ Emily Dickinson.


I can not only see November Skies; I see you everywhere, everywhere! ~ Tomas Barford.

Welcome sweet November, the season of senses and my favorite month of all. ~ Gregory F. Lenz.

This November there seems to be nothing to say. ~ Anne Sexton.

I kill ’em in November, they won’t know it ’til December. ~ Young Dro.

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus.

Jam on November took away the worries, It was like tasting summer. ~ El Fuego.

In November you begin to know how long the winter will be. ~ Martha Gellhorn.

The world is tired, the year is old, the faded leaves are glad to die. ~ Sara Teasdale.

October is its sunset sky; November the later twilight. ~ Henry David Thoreau.

I said I, I give you November rain ~ David Deejay.

November is the most disagreeable month in the whole year. ~ Louisa May Alcott.

November is usually such a disagreeable month as if the year had suddenly found out that she was growing old and could do nothing but weep and fret over it. ~ L.M. Montgomery.

At this season of the year, darkness is a more insistent thing than cold. The days are short as any dream. ~ E.B. White.

In rough October earth must disrobe her, stars fall and shoot. In keen November, and night is long, and cold is strong n bleak December. ~ Christina G. Rossetti.

Beautiful November Quotes

Forever on Thanksgiving Day, the heart will find the pathway home. ~ Wilbur D. Nesbit.

The November evening had a bite; it nibbled not-quite-gently at her cheeks and ears. In Virginia, the late autumn was a lover, still, but a dangerous one. ~ J. Aleksandr Wootton.

Peering from some high window, at the gold of November sunset and feeling that if day has to become night, this is a beautiful way. – E.E. Cummings.


November at its best – with a sort of delightful menace in the air. ~ Anne Bosworth Greene.

The month of November makes me feel that life is passing more quickly. In an effort to slow it down, I try to fill the hours more meaningfully. – Henry Rollins.

In November, the trees are standing all sticks and bones. Without their leaves, how lovely they are, spreading their arms like dancers. They know it is time to be still. ~ Cynthia Rylant.

When shriek’d the bleak November winds and smote the woods, and the brownfields were herbless, and the shades. That met above the merry rivulet, were spoil’d, I sought, I loved them still, they seem’d like old companions in adversity. ~ William Cullen Bryant.

In November, the earth is growing quiet. It is making its bed, a winter bed for flowers and small creatures. The bed is white and silent, and much life can hide beneath its blankets. ~ Cynthia Rylant.

Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale. ~ Lauren DeStefano.

Spring’s wakening bugle long is hushed, long dimm’d is Summer’s splendor October yields her easel bright to black and white November. ~ James Rigg.

The thinnest yellow light of November is more warming and exhilarating than any wine they tell of. The mite which November contributes becomes equal in value to the bounty of July. ~ Henry David Thoreau.

It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon. ~ Sarah Addison Allen.

It is also November. The noons are more laconic and the sunsets sterner and Gibraltar lights make the village foreign. ~ Emily Dickinson.

Lovely November Quotes

The river this November afternoon rests in an equipoise of sun and cloud. A glooming light, a gleaming darkness shroud. Its passage. All seems tranquil, all in tune. ~ Cecil Day-Lewis.

November woods are bare and still. November days are bright and good. Life’s noon burns up life’s morning chill. Life’s night rests feet which long have stood. ~ Helen Fiske Hunt Jackson.

In November, people are good to each other. They carry pies to each other’s homes and talk by crackling woodstoves, sipping mellow cider. They travel very far on a special November day just to share a meal with one another and to give thanks for their many blessings – for the food on their tables and the babies in their arms. ~ Cynthia Rylant.


Autumn. The greatest show of all times. ~ Mehmet Murat Idan.

Whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul, I shall recall the memory of warm, sunny, late summer afternoons like this one, and be comforted greatly. ~ Peggy Toney Horton.

Famous November Quotes

Even when November’s sun is low and Winter flaps his fleecy wings. Thy gold among his silvery snow a solace in the sadness brings. ~ James Rigg.

My lovely November. Have you seen my heart, somewhere in your castle of yellow leaves? ~ A Waltz for Zizi.

All Nature mourns, I said, November wild hath torn the fairest pages from her book. – Albert Laighton.

Fear not November’s challenge bold. We’ve books and friends, and hearths that never can grow cold. These make amends. ~ Alexander L. Fraser.

I know that I have died before once in November. ~ Anne Sexton.

Some of the days in November carries the whole memory of summer as a fire opal carries the color of moon rise. ~ Gladys Taber.

Happiness isn’t something you experience; it’s something you remember. ~ Oscar Levant.

Inspiring November Quotes

So dull and dark are the November days. The lazy mist high up the evening curled, and now the morn quite hides in smoke and haze. The place we occupy seems all the world. ~ John Clare.


November’s sky is chill and drear, November’s leaf is red and sear. ~ Sir Walter Scott.

I go to Japan every November on vacation, and the one thing I never return home without is yuba, which is the thin skin that forms atop boiling soy milk. You skim it off and either eat it fresh or dry it. ~ Hanya Yanagihara.

Don’t wait until the fourth Thursday in November, to sit with family and friends to give thanks. Make every day a day of Thanksgiving. ~ Charmaine J Forde.

The house was very quiet, and the fog we are in November now pressed against the windows like an excluded ghost. ~ E.M. Forster.

But there is always a November space after the leaves have fallen when she felt it was almost indecent to intrude on the wood for their glory terrestrial had departed and their glory celestial of spirit and purity and whiteness had not yet come upon them. ~ L.M. Montgomery.

And November sad, a psalm. Tender, trustful, full of balm. Thou must breathe in spirits calm. ~ Caroline May.

Top November Quotes

The wild November comes at last beneath a veil of rain. The night wind blows its folds aside, her face is full of pain. The latest of her race, she takes the Autumn’s vacant throne. She has but one short moon to live and she must live alone. ~ R.H. Stoddard.

No One Diets on Thanksgiving. What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving? ~ Erma Bombeck.

October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces. ~ J.K. Rowling.

The widower reviewed his past in a sunless light which was intensified by the greyness of the November twilight, whilst the bells subtly impregnated the surrounding atmosphere with the melody of sounds that faded like the ashes of dead years. ~ Georges Rodenbach.


The August noon in us works to stave off the November chills. ~ Ray Bradbury.

November is Hip-Hop History Month, where we give celebration to what hip hop has done to bring together people of the world, people of all nationalities, young people, all the political systems and politicians on the planet. ~ Afrika Bambaataa.

Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year. ~ Chad Sugg.

I cannot endure wasting anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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Inspirational November Quotes

There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Some of the days in November carry the whole memory of summer as a fire opal carries the color of moonrise. ~ Gladys Taber.

I have come to regard November as the older, harder man’s October. I appreciate the early darkness and cooler temperatures. It puts my mind in a different place than October. It is a month for a quieter, slightly more subdued celebration of summer’s death as winter tightens its grip. ~ Henry Rollins.

Wind warns November’s done with. The blown leaves make bat-shapes, Web-winged and furious. ~ Sylvia Plath.


How sad would be November if we had no knowledge of the spring. ~ Edwin Way Teale.

Fallen leaves lying on the grass in the November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils. ~ Cyril Connolly.

That soft autumnal time, the woodland foliage now is gathered by the wild November blast. ~ John Howard Bryant.

November comes and November goes. With the last red berries and the first white snows. With night coming early and dawn coming late, and ice in the bucket and frost by the gate. The fires burn and the kettles sing, and earth sinks to rest until next spring. ~ Clyde Watson.

You know what I’m doing starting 1st November? Jesus Christ Superstar. ~ Sebastian Bach.

November: The last month of autumn, but the beginning of a new adventure; time to take a risk and do the unexpected. ~ Unknown.

In November, the smell of food is different. It is an orange smell. A squash and pumpkin smell. It tastes like cinnamon and can fill up a house in the morning, can pull everyone from bed in a fog. Food is better in November than any other time of the year. ~ Cynthia Rylant.

No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds; November! ~ Thomas Hood.

Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons. ~ Jim Bishop.

November is auspicious in so many parts of the country: the rice harvest is already in, the weather starts to cool, and the festive glow which precedes Christmas has began to brighten the landscape. ~ F. Sionil Jose.

Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day. ~ Elizabeth Bowen.

So these were the 73 top quotes about November month.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on August quotes, September quotes and October quotes.

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