quote by Cyril Connolly

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

— Cyril Connolly

Interesting Fallen Leaves quotations

Fallen leaves quote The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

You will come home before the leaves have fallen from the trees.

Listen! the wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!

Fallen leaves quote Love her but leave her wild.
Love her but leave her wild.
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Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.

Being a creator of a song I get to take all these broken fragments of failure and chaos and weave together something beautiful and meaningful. Decay. Death. Pain. Fall. And if God is a songwriter then these fallen leaves of mine can be redeemed


Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it.

Fallen leaves quote You must be willing to leave the life that you planned in order to find the one
You must be willing to leave the life that you planned in order to find the one waiting for you.

The leaves had fallen from the trees and lay crisp and crackling beneath his feet. Picking one up he marveled, not for the first time, at the perfection of nature where leaves were most beautiful at the very end of their lives.

October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen.

A narrow pond would form in the orchard, water clear as air covering grass and black leaves and fallen branches, all around it black leaves and drenched grass and fallen branches, and on it, slight as an image in an eye, sky, clouds, trees, our hovering faces and our cold hands.

Fallen leaves quote The mission of your life should be to leave a better world behind than what you
The mission of your life should be to leave a better world behind than what you inherited.

The autumn air is clear, The autumn moon is bright.

Fallen leaves gather and scatter, The jackdaw perches and starts anew. We think of each other- when will we meet? This hour, this night, my feelings are hard.


Union of the weakest develops strength not wisdom.

Can all men, together, avenge one of the leaves that have fallen in autumn? But the wise man avenges by building his city in snow.

O maternal earth which rocks the fallen leaf to sleep!

Fallen leaves quote Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your w
Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.

After the leaves have fallen, we return To a plain sense of things.

It is as if We had come to an end of the imagination, Inanimate in an inert savoir.

When mourning the loss of our departed friends, I cannot help but think that in every death there is a birth; the spirit leaves the body dead to us, and passes to the other side of the veil alive to that great and noble company that are also working for the accomplishment of the purpose of God, in the redemption and salvation of a fallen world.

The stripped and shapely Maple grieves The ghosts of her Departed leaves.

The ground is hard, As hard as stone. The year is old, The birds are flown.

Fallen leaves quote Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.
Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.

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

The surface of the pond was green with fallen leaves.

"How could you have been happy there? I know what you thought, but Valentine was a terrible father. He killed your pets, lied to you, and I know he hit you- don't even try to pretend he didn't." A flicker of a smile ghosted across Jace's face. "Only on alternate Thursdays.

I am sad, like the hot dust on the streets And the music of fresh fallen leaves Caught in a sliding summer breeze.

Fallen leaves quote To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affect
To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children... to leave the world a better place... to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Are ye the ghosts of fallen leaves, O flakes of snow, For which, through naked trees, the winds A-mourning go?

It's magical thinking to imagine that the reason unspeakable things are being perpetrated by younger and younger people is that they've fallen under the influence of seductive, lascivious, prurient, and violent material in books, films, television. A great deal of this type of censorship has to do with absolving parents of responsibility - parents who just plop their kids in front of the television and leave them there hour upon hour.


Never had the sky been more studded with stars and more charming, the trees more trembling, the odor of the grass more penetrating; never had the birds fallen asleep among the leaves with a sweeter noise; never had all the harmonies of universal serenity responded more thoroughly to the inward music of love; never had Marius been more captivated, more happy, more ecstatic.

Fallen leaves quote If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you reall
If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.

I was ravenous for my child and took to gorging myself in the boneyard, hoping that she might possibly meet me halfway, or just beyond, one night, if only for an instant—step back into her own bare feet, onto the wet grass or fallen leaves or snowy ground of the living Enon, so that we could share just one last human word.

For the time being Words scatter Are they fallen leaves?

I've found that falling doesn't always leave you fallen for.

Fallen leaves quote All trees are losing their leaves, and not one of them is worried.
All trees are losing their leaves, and not one of them is worried.

As the tree is fertilized by its own broken branches and fallen leaves, and grows out of its own decay, so men and nations are bettered and improved by trial, and refined out of broken hopes and blighted expectations.


Come not, when I am dead, To drop thy foolish tears upon my grave, To trample round my fallen head, And vex the unhappy dust thou wouldst not save. There let the wind sweep and the plover cry; But thou, go by. Child, if it were thine error or thy crime I care no longer, being all unblest; Wed whom thou wilt, but I am sick of Time, And I desire to rest. Pass on, weak heart, and leave me where I lie: Go by, go by.

The only other person I have fallen in love with that way is Jesus, and I hope that goes more smoothly. I hope I remember, when I'm bored with Him, and antsy, and sick of brushing my teeth next to the same god every morning, I hope I remember not to leave Him. I am not so worried that He will leave me. The Bible, after all, is full of stories about God sticking with His Bride, no matter how stiff-necked and prideful and unfaithful she may be.

Fallen leaves quote Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop

The other mammoths were as protective of the dying as they were of newborns, and they gathered around tying to make the fallen one get up. When all was over, they buried the dead ancestor under piles of dirt, grass, leaves, or snow. Mammoths were even known to bury other dead animals, including humans.

She squeezed my hand, and I drew a shaky breath, marveling at the fact that while on an ordinary leave in an ordinary place, I'd somehow fallen in love with an extraordinary girl named Savannaah Lynn Curtis.

The fallen autumn leaves were slick beneath Bod's feet, and the mists blurred the edges of the world. Nothing was as clean-cut as he had thought it, a few minutes before.