November Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old november quotes, november sayings, and november proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


And November sad,â€"a psalm Tender, trustful, full of balm, Thou must breathe in spirits calm.

Caroline May

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

November was a month of massive extremes. We went from 70-degree temperatures in November to six days where it never got above freezing a couple weeks later.     

Paul Head

The November seasonally adjusted figure was much better than we expected, but this will probably be only a temporary slowdown in the rise in jobless numbers and does not mark the start of a turnaround.     

Manuela Preuschl

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

Anne Shirley

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

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

Gladys Taber

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

Now in November nearer comes the sun down the abandoned heaven.

D. H. Lawrence

November wind has a sound different from any other. It is easy to imagine the cave of the winds in some mythical Northland where the winds are born and the gods send them out to conquer the quiet air.     

Gladys Taber

The November figure is an aberration.     

Abheek Barua

That was the main thing, to keep the streak alive. What hurt us was the month of November. We dug such a deep hole for ourselves in that month and now we are starting to gain some leeway and every game is valuable.

Mike James

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

Martha Gellhorn

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

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

Cyril Connolly

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

Every year, in November, at the season that follows the hour of the dead, the crowning and majestic hours of autumn, I go to visit the chrysanthemums ... They are indeed, the most universal, the most diverse of flowers.     

Maeterlinck

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

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

November is chill, frosted mornings with a silver sun rising behind the trees, red cardinals at the feeders, and squirrels running scallops along the tops of the gray stone walls.

Jean Hersey

It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.

Maggie Stiefvater