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The Art of Living
Aspen Life loves the autumn season. Being a word aficionado
and sentimentalist, it is fun to refer to quotes about this
brilliant season made by famous authors. Here are a few of my
“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself,
than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”
Henry David Thoreau
“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, Wither
“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in
one autumnal face."
[The Autumnal]” John Donne, The Complete Poetry and
“Autumn...the year's last, loveliest smile."
[Indian Summer]” William Cullen Bryant
“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal
sunshine by staying in the house."
[Notebook, Oct. 10, 1842]” Nathaniel Hawthorne, The
“Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the
day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the
tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to
herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant
of autumn--that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence
on the mind of taste and tenderness--that season which has
drawn from every poet worthy of being read some attempt at
description, or some lines of feeling.”
Jane Austen, Persuasion
The Art of Living is ...
Inspiration from nature's beauty, simple living, love, and peace.