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100 Short October Quotes for Instagram to Say Hello and Welcome to Fall


October is here and so are the falling leaves, pumpkin patches and fall colors. We have gathered all the best short October quotes for Instagram for when you are ready to say hello and welcome to fall. October has all the best of fall and everyone’s favorite holiday – Halloween! So here are some quotes to help you enjoy the most colorful month of the year.

Now that sweater weather is here, scroll on through and find your favorite quotes!

Our Favorite Short October Quotes for Instagram

“It’s like summer wear the world out, and by October everyone is just ready for a nap” ― Ta-Nehisi Coates

“I keep falling in love with October, Over and over again!” ― Charmaine J. Forde

“First of all, it was October, a rare month for boys.” ― Ray Bradbury

“October, the extravagant sister.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Fall leaves with October quotes funny and short by Holmes

“You don’t waste October sunshine.” ― Katherine Arden

“Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.” – Nelson Algren

“The crickets still sing in October.” ― Kevin Dalton

“October has broken my heart before…” ― Nitya Prakash

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I come alive in the fall time.” — The Weeknd

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” — Emily Bronte

“But now it’s time for me to go, the autumn moon lights my way.” — Led Zeppelin

“It’s like going back to school. You know, autumn! Time for ‘Harry Potter’.” — Robbie Coltrane

Trees with yellow leaves and a funny fall quotes by Robbie Coltrane

“If I were a bird, I would fly about the Earth seeking the successive autumns.” — George Eliot

“In autumn, don’t go to jewelers to see gold; go to the parks!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” — Jim Bishop

“October is crisp days and cool nights, a time to curl up around the dancing flames and sink into a good book.” – John Sinor

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. It would be terrible if we just skipped from September to November, wouldn’t it?” ― L.M. Montgomery

“October is a hallelujah!” – John Nichols

“It must be October, the trees are falling away and showing their true colors.” ― Charmaine J Forde

Fall trees and mountains with funny October quotes by Forde

“October proved a riot a riot to the senses and climaxed those giddy last weeks before Halloween.” ― Keith Donohue

“I wish that every day was Saturday and every month was October.” – Charmaine J. Forde

“October, baptize me with leaves!” – – Rainbow Rowell

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

“This tree must be falling for me, as soon as I sat under it, it dropped its leaves. Oh sweet October!” ― Charmaine J Forde

“October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter.” — Nova Bair

Fall leaves with funny October quotes by Bair

“October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came.” — George Cooper

“October, tuck tiny candy bars in my pockets and carve my smile into a thousand pumpkins.” – Rainbow Rowell

“October, the extravagant sister, has ordered an immense amount of the most gorgeous forest tapestry for her grand reception.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of October Quotes, October Captions, Fall Puns, Pumpkin Captions and Fall Sayings.

Short Inspirational October Quotes

“Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings, now for October eves.” – Humbert Wolfe

“In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October.” – Alexander Smith

“October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen.” – Hal Borland

“Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.” — Carol Bishop Hipps

Fall day with inspirational October funny quotes by Hipps

“The trees are in their autumn beauty, The woodland paths are dry, Under the October twilight the water Mirrors a still sky.” – W.B.Yeats

“Books fall from Garry Wills like leaves from a maple tree in a sort of permanent October.” – John Leonard

“He loved October. Had always loved it. There was something sad and beautiful about it – the ending and beginning of things.” ― Jacqueline Woodson

“After the keen still days of September, the October sun filled the world with mellow warmth …” — Elizabeth George Speare

“A boy who loved Autumn. A girl who was forever October.” ― Nitya Prakash

“What the light looks like in the pear trees, in October, is a hundred teardrops of gold, the whole orchard weeping.” ― Carole Maso

“Let the leaves fall where they may, Welcome October, Autumn is here” ― Charmaine J Forde

Fall leaves with funny quotes about October by Forde

“there’s a promise that what September starts, October will carry on, catching the torch flung into her hand.” ― Faith Baldwin

“There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

“I’m an October baby, yes.” – Cardi B

“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

“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

“Autumn leaves are falling, filling up the streets; golden colors on the lawn, nature’s trick or treat!” — Rusty Fischer

Fall trees along country road with funny cute quotes about fall by Fischer

“As September rolls into October, I become obsessed with apples.” – Monty Don

“For anyone who lives in the oak-and-maple area of New England, there is a perennial temptation to plunge into a purple sea of adjectives about October.” — Hal Borland

Short October Sayings

“October: sweater weather and pumpkin season.”

“When the days start to decrease, autumn starts to grow in everything.”

“Autumn skies and pumpkin pies”

“October shows us how beautiful it is to let things go.”

Fall leaves with funny October Sayings

“Leaves are falling. Autumn is calling.”

“My favorite color is October.”

“Sweater weather is better together.”

“What do you use to mend a jack-o-lantern? A pumpkin patch.”

“Go big or gourd home.”

“Let’s pumpkin spice things up a bit.”

“How ‘Bout Them Apples?”

Well hello there October

Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Tea and fuzzy socks season

It’s October so I’m off enjoying fall

Stressed, blessed, pumpkin obsessed

Pumpkins with funny October captions

Hello, October!

It’s October – Time to welcome fall

These colors are unbe-leaf-able!

Please be good to me, October

Fall foliage is my favorite color

October…Chapter 10

I haven’t tripped, but here I am in the fall

Life is better in October

Don’t stop be-leafing

Four red canadian leaves held in a hand with a funny fall captions that reads don't stop be-leafing

You are unbe-leaf-able

Don’t be so fall of yourself!

Orange is the new black

Never fear, pumpkin-flavored everything is here!

Orange you glad it’s fall?

Short Fall Quotes

“Fall colors are funny. They’re so bright and intense and beautiful.” — Siobhan Vivian

“The heat of autumn is different from the heat of summer. One ripens apples, the other turns them to cider.” — Jane Hirshfield

“Fall has always been my favorite season.” — Lauren DeStefano

“Autumn! The greatest show of all times!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan

Red leaves with short funny fall quotes by Ildan

“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne

“If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” — Victoria Erickson

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” — William Cullen Bryant

“But I miss you most of all, my darling, when autumn leaves start to fall.” — Frank Sinatra

“I hope I can be the autumn leaf, who looked at the sky and lived. And when it was time to leave, gracefully it knew life was a gift.” — Dodinsky

“I see the turning of a leaf dancing in an autumn sun, and brilliant shades of crimson glowing when the day is done.” — Hazelmarie Mattie Elliott

“Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling, and they’re falling like they’re falling in love with the ground.” — Andrea Gibson

“Two sounds of autumn are unmistakable…the hurrying rustle of crisp leaves blown along the street…by a gusty wind, and the gabble of a flock of migrating geese.” — Hal Borland

“Autumn is a season followed immediately by looking forward to spring.” — Doug Larson

Yellow trees reflected in a lake with a funny autumn quotes by Doug Larson

“A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.” — E. E. Cummings

“When everything looks like a magical oil painting, you know you are in Autumn!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Summer makes me drowsy. Autumn makes me sing. Winter’s pretty lousy, but I hate Spring.” — Dorothy Parker

“Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day.” — Shira Tamir

“And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves…” — Virginia Woolf

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Pumpkins are the only living organisms with triangle eyes.” – Harland Williams

Pumpkins with quotes about October by WIlliams

“My favorite word is pumpkin. You are a pumpkin. Or you are not. I am.” — Harrison Salisbury

“Pumpkins in October, as fat as the full moon, they sit on our doorstep at night and glow.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

“When life gives you pumpkins, make pie.” – Elbert Hubbard

“If you’re ever wondering what to wear, just dress like a pumpkin, you’re good to go.” – Devendra Banhart

“Let’s be honest: you can’t celebrate fall without it’s leading role – pumpkin! You can incorporate this flavor of the season in so many ways, from candles to lattes, pies to decorations.” – Rachel Hollis

“I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin, and crisp sunburnt leaves.” — Ann Drake

Pile of pumpkins with a pumpkin quotes for Instagram on top by Ann Drake

“Everything is for sale in Hollywood; the fairy tale, the costume, the pumpkin, the footman and the mice.” –  Amanda Eliasch

“There are three things that I’ve learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.” —  Charlie Brown

“Cause I’m Peter, Peter the pumpkin eater and the party has just begun.” — Garth Brooks

“The witches fly, Across the sky, The owls go, ‘Who? Who? Who?’ The black cats yowl, And green ghosts howl, ‘Scary Halloween to you!'” – Nina Willis Walter

“It’s Halloween; everyone’s entitled to one good scare.” – Brackett

“I love Halloween and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.” – Evan Peters

Spider web with a funny Halloween quotes by Evan Peters

“Halloween is huge in my house and we really get into the ‘spirits’ of things.” – Dee Snider

“Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.” – Steve Almond

“Halloween shadows played upon the walls of the houses.” – Eleanor Estes

“Halloween wraps fear in innocence, as though it were a slightly sour sweet. Let terror, then, be turned into a treat… ” – Nicholas Gordon

“Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen. Voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!’” – Dexter Kozen

Well, that’s our list! We hope you found your favorite quote here.

Now get out there and enjoy October!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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