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220 September Quotes to Welcome the Fall Season

For many people, fall is a beautiful season. And September marks the beginning of it. September is a wonderful month. The weather is not as hot as summer’s, and the air is just getting brisk. School should be back in session as people gear up for the colder weather. Summer is left behind as the anticipation of autumn is near.

September means many things to many people, which is what we are showcasing in this curated selection of quotes. Below, you will find quotes about the events of September, including the arrival of fall, the anniversary of 9/11, and more.

These September quotes will prepare you to welcome the fall season back into your life.

Holidays, special occasions of September

  • First Monday of September: National Labor Day (the US)
  • September 11: 911 Remembrance
  • September 13: Positive Thinking Day
  • September 18: National Cheeseburger Day (the US)
  • September 21: World Gratitude Day
  • Fourth Friday of September: Native American Day

220 September Quotes

Top 10 September Quotes

“To say it was a beautiful day would not begin to explain it. It was that day when the end of summer intersects perfectly with the start of fall.” – Ann Patchett

“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” – Taylor Swift

“There comes a day each September when you wake up and know the summer is over and fall has arrived. The slant of the sun looks different and something is in the air–a coolness, a hint of frosty mornings to follow.” – Ann Rinaldi

“The windows are open, admitting the September breeze: a month that smells like notepaper and pencil shavings, autumn leaves and car oil. A month that smells like progress, like moving on.” – Lauren Oliver

“Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.” – Hal Borland

“Remember to be your brother’s keeper in September” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Pale amber sunlight falls across. The reddening October trees, That hardly sway before a breeze.” – Ernest Dowson

“Outside the leaves on the trees constricted slightly; they were the deep done green of the beginning of autumn. It was a Sunday in September.” – Ali Smith

“O sweet September, thy first breezes bring the dry leaf’s rustle and the squirrel’s laughter, the cool fresh air whence health and vigor spring and promise of exceeding joy hereafter.” – George Arnold

“Nostalgia – that’s the Autumn, dreaming through September, just a million lovely things, I always will remember.” – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Hello September May this new month be filled with answered prayers, growth, strength, healing, financial stability, new opportunities, new beginnings, positivity, and happiness.

What is September?

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“September’s Baccalaureate a combination is of Crickets – Crows – and Retrospects and a dissembling Breeze that hints without assuming – an Innuendo sear that makes the Heart put up its Fun and turn Philosopher.” – Emily Dickinson

“September: The last month, standing between me and pumpkin season.”

“September: it was the most beautiful of words, he’d always felt, evoking orange-flowers, swallows, and regret.” – Alexander Theroux

“September! I never tire of turning it over and over in my mind. It has warmth, depth, and colour. It glows like old amber.” – Patience Strong

“September! I never tire of turning it over and over in my mind. It has warmth, depth, and color. It glows like old amber.” – Patience Strong

“September was a thirty-days long goodbye to summer, to the season that left everybody both happy and weary of the warm, humid weather and the exhausting but thrilling adventures.” – Lea Malot

“September was a 30-days long goodbye to summer, to the season that left everybody both happy and weary of the warm, humid weather and the exhausting but thrilling adventures. It didn’t feel like fresh air either, it made me suffocate. It was like the days would be dragging some kind of sickness, one that we knew wouldn’t last, but made us uncomfortable anyway. The atmosphere felt dusty and stifling.” – Lea Malot

“September tries its best to have us forget summer.” – Bernard Williams

“September sky never looked more charming; or the sublime petals of the rose looked so graceful.” – Avijeet Das

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

“September showed up right on schedule, and lasted a whole month.” – Jenny Wingfield

“September is the month of wonderful weather.”

“September is the month of maturity; the heaped basket and the garnered sheaf. It is the month of climax and completion. September! I never tire of turning it over and over in my mind. It has warmth, depth and colour. It glows like old amber.” – Patience Strong

“September is pantyhose month. No nonsense.” – Dave Parker

“September is different from all other months. It is more magical. I feel the strange chemical change in the earth which produces mushrooms is the cause, too, of the extra “life” in the air – a resilience, a sparkle.” – Katherine Mansfield

“September days have the warmth of summer in their briefer hours, but in their lengthening evenings a prophetic breath of autumn.” – Rowland E. Robinson

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

Happy September Quotes

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“Happy people are the best, and September is the month of the happiest people.”

“Happy 1st day of September! Time to enjoy this beautiful weather.”

“Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” – Jim Rohn

“Happily we bask in this warm September sun, which illuminates all creatures…” – Henry David Thoreau

“I think the defining moment in my career is the day that I moved to Nashville – September 1, 2001. That’s the biggest step to getting here is making that move. Anything that happens, the wonderful opportunities that happen to you, can’t happen until you make that move.” – Luke Bryan

“May your month of September be filled with wonderful blessings of good health, love, peace, happiness, and prosperity.”

“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” – John Donne

“Today is the first day of September which means it’s time to celebrate!”

“I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing. And sweet to remember. We are nearer to Spring than we were in September. I heard a bird sing in the dark of December.” – Oliver Herford

“For it’s a long, long while from May to December / But the days grow short when you reach September.” – Maxwell Anderson

“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

“Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.” – Elizabeth Lawrence

“Every week, as an 11-year-old kid, I would tune in to what was really the first American Idol-type program, a radio show called ‘Major Bowes’ Amateur Hour.’ The winning group on the evening of September 8, 1935, was called the Hoboken Four, and their spokesman was Frank Sinatra, then aged 19.” – Tony Bennett

“October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.” – Hal Borland

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

“Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own.” – Charles Dickens

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.” – Junea Angelou

“My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here.” – Oprah Winfrey

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

“It isn’t where you came from. It’s where you’re going that counts.” – Ella Fitzgerald

“As the alluring song of September begins to whisper in my ear, my passionate spirit yearns for the splendor of its promise.” – Peggy Toney Horton

“As long as autumn lasts, I shall not have hands, canvas and colors enough to paint the beautiful things I see.” – Vincent Van Gogh

“Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.” – Wallace Stegner

“And then the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep, and autumn was awakened.” – Raquel Franco

“Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soil.” – Peggy Toney Horton

“After the keen still days of September, the October sun filled the world with mellow warmth … The maple tree in front of the doorstep burned like a gigantic red torch. The oaks along the roadway glowed yellow and bronze. The fields stretched like a carpet of jewels, emerald and topaz and garnet.” – Elizabeth George Speare

“A new month always brings positive vibes with it and infuse new energetic souls in us.”

“I used to love September, but now it just rhymes with remember.” – Dominic Riccitello

“But when fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed.” – Stephen King

“The first flash of color always excites me as much as the first frail, courageous bloom of spring. This is, in a sense, my season–sometimes warm and, when the wind blows an alert, sometimes cold. But there is a clarity about September. On clear days, the sun seems brighter, the sky more blue, the white clouds take on marvelous shapes; the moon is a wonderful apparition, rising gold, cooling to silver; and the stars are so big. The September storms–the hurricane warnings far away, the sudden gales, the downpour of rain that we have so badly needed here for so long–are exhilarating, and there’s a promise that what September starts, October will carry on, catching the torch flung into her hand.” – Faith Baldwin

“There is a time in late September when the leaves are still green, and the days are still warm, but somehow you know that it is all about to end, as if summer was holding its breath, and when it let it out again, it would be autumn.” – Sharyn McCrumb

“There is a clarity about September… the sun seems brighter, the sky more blue, the white clouds take on marvelous shapes; the moon is a wonderful apparition, rising gold, cooling to silver; and the stars are so big.” – Faith Baldwin

“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

“The summer ends and we wonder where we are.” – Robert Peter Williams

September Bring me good!

Short September Quotes

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“Enjoy your 1st day of September.”

“Autumn is the antidote to stifling summer.” – Terri Guillemets

“Autumn is springtime in reverse.” – Terri Guillemets

“Another fall, another turned page.” – Wallace Stegner

“All I have learned, I learned from books.” – Abraham Lincoln

“All at once, summer collapsed into fall.” – Oscar Wilde

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” – Oscar Wilde

“Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – John Howard Bryant

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

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

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

“Make it a September to remember.”

“Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.” – John Heywood

“The breezes taste of apple peel…” – John Updike

“The first day of September is here, which means fall is on its way.”

“The end-of-summer winds make people restless.” – Sebastian Faulks

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

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” – Oscar Wilde

“You can if you think you can.” – George Reeves

“Write about winter in the fall.” – Annie Dillard

“Wishing you the best on your first day of September.”

“Wine is the divine juice of September.” – Voltaire

“Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad?” – Dodie Smith

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Let’s all be nice to September.” – Nitya Prakash

“Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.” – Yoko Ono

I am such an autumn person. Give me a quiet, cozy spot with a simple view of gorgeous trees with colorful leaves on a crisp September day, fuzzy socks, a warm drink, and a good book and I will be in all my glory. McKenna Kaelin

Funny September Quotes

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“You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.”

“With all these lovely tokens of September days are here, with summers best of weather and the autumns best of cheer.” – Helen Hunt Jackson

“The September storms—the hurricane warnings far away, the sudden gales, the downpour of rain that we have so badly needed here for so long—are exhilarating, and there’s a promise that what September starts, October will carry on, catching the torch flung into her hand.” – Faith Baldwin

“The seasonal urge is strong in poets. Burns chose autumn. Longfellow liked the month of September.” – Helen Bevington

“The scent of September: Bright sunlit skies, nature’s warm colors, and the smell of seasons are about to change. The hint of new beginnings, knowing something wonderful is around the bend.”

“The roses hung their heads and dreamed under the still September clouds, and the water plashed and murmured softly among the pebbles of the shore.” – E.L. Voynich

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle

“I guess I’m just feeling September-ish… All the trees change color, the days get very clear–with a little smoke on the horizon from burning leaves. Pumpkins begin to come out.” – George Selden

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

“How smartly September comes in, like a racing gig, all style, no confusion.” – Eleanor Clark

“…there is a clarity about September. On clear days, the sun seems brighter, the sky more blue, the white clouds take on marvelous shapes; the moon is a wonderful apparition, rising gold, cooling to silver; and the stars are so big. The September storms… are exhilarating…” – Faith Baldwin

“That old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air…Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.” – Wallace Stegner

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

“I joined MySpace in September 2003. At that time no one was on there at all. I felt like a loser while all the cool kids were at some other school. So I mass e-mailed between 30,000 and 50,000 people and told them to come over. Everybody joined overnight.” – Tila Tequila

“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

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

“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai

“But now in September the garden has cooled, and with it my possessiveness. The sun warms my back instead of beating on my head … The harvest has dwindled, and I have grown apart from the intense midsummer relationship that brought it on.” – Robert Finch

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” – J. K. Rowling

“For my very first September issue, I put Naomi Campbell on the cover. She was wearing this orange Anne Klein sequin suit – it would probably look incredibly ’80s today.” – Anna Wintour

“The old summer’s-end melancholy nips at my heels. There’s no school to go back to; no detail of my life will change come the onset of September; yet still, I feel the old trepidation.” – Sara Baume

“The object of a new month is not that we should have a new month…we should have a new soul.” – G. K. Chesterton

“The most important day of a person’s education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day.” – Harry Wong

“All the months are crude experiments, out of which the perfect September is made.” – Virginia Woolf

“Autumn lingered on as if fond of its own perfection.” – Winston Graham

“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

“Autumn is full of leave-taking. In September the swallows are chattering of destination and departure like a crowd of tourists.” – Mary Webb

“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

“The most beautiful carpet is the carpet made of autumn leaves!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Autumn is a poem – while you fall for everything, you remember that there is something worth dying for.” – Laura Chouette

“The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” – J.K. Rowling

“Autumn is as joyful and sweet as an untimely end.” – Rémy de Gourmont

“The morning had dawned clear and cold, with a crispness that hinted at the end of summer.” – George R.R. Martin

“The last dying days of summer, fall coming on fast.” – Poppy Z. Brite

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

make it a September to remember.

Hello September Quotes

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“Hello, September! Now, the days are going to be hotter and the nights even longer.”

“Hello, September! Let fall begin.”

“Hello, September! Be a month of peace and love.”

“Hello, September and Goodbye August. Here’s to an exciting, joyful, enjoyable, peaceful, and blessed month.”

“Hello September, please be kind and less happening. I am not in the mood to go through a lot of excitement this month.”

“Hello September, please be a good month that brings smiles and happiness to our lives.”

“Hello September, I know you are going to be a great month for me.”

“It’s the nature of the world. One thing remains, and one gone. Goodbye August and Hello September.”

“Goodbye August, and a big hello to September.”

“Goodbye Agust. It’s a new month with new hope and a new spirit. Hello September! Please, be good to me.”

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

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

“Life is a dream, and autumn is a dream within dream!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Let’s strive to be better in September!” – Charmaine J. Forde

“My favorite poem is the one that starts ‘Thirty days hath September’ because it actually tells you something.” – Groucho Marx

“Making your Christmas cake in September is perfect, as too fresh a cake crumbles when cut.” – Mary Berry

“Make your July good, August better, and the month of September best.”

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

“Louisiana in September was like an obscene phone call from nature. The air —moist, sultry, secretive, and far from fresh—felt as if it were being exhaled into one’s face. Sometimes it even sounded like heavy breathing.” – Tom Robbins

SEPTEMBER A NEW CHAPTER. EXCITEMENT AS LIFE GETS FULL OF NEW POSSIBILITIES AND ADVENTURES. YOU FEEL READY FOR EVERYTHING THAT MIGHT HAPPEN. CRAZY AND UNPREDICTABLE, AUTUMN IS A TIME FOR NEW BEGINNINGS.

“Live in each season as it passes: breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit.” – Henry David Thoreau

“If the leaves are changing, I feel poetry in the air.” – Laura Jaworski

“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? Look at these maple branches. Don’t they give you a thrill–several thrills?” – L.M. Montgomery

“I wish you a beautiful new month from the first day of this month to the last day.” – J. K. Rowling

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“It was September, and there was a crackly feeling to the air.” – Carolyn Parkhurst

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus

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

“Let this new month bring great miracles, new visions and greater blessings for you and your beloved ones.” – Rajesh Goyal

“Leaves are falling. Autumn is calling.”

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

“It was September. In the last days when things are getting sad for no reason.” – Ray Bradbury

“But there was no autumn in the air today; the sun was still all August, although calendar August was almost two weeks gone.” – Stephen King

“All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.” – Thomas Wolfe

“But the days grow short when you reach September.” – Maxwell Anderson

“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

“But when fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you.” – Stephen King

SEPTEMBER WILL BE FILLED WITH JOY LAUGHTER
SUCCESS NEW OPPORTUNITIES & INCREDIBLE BLESSINGS.

Welcome September Quotes

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“Welcome to the start of another great month!”

“Welcome to the first day of September.”

“You’re off to great to great places. Today is your first day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss

“The clear light that belongs to October was making the landscape radiant.” – Florence Bone

“The beauty of autumn lies in every leaf turning into a beautiful flower creating a mesmerizing combination.”

“The 1st day of September has arrived, and it’s the perfect time to get ready for sweater weather.”

“That old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air … Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.” – Wallace Stegner

“Sweet September Blessings! I am eternally grateful!!!” – Charmaine J. Forde

“Summer, with its dog days, its vacations, its distractions, is over. We have had our holidays, our rest, our recreation. The fall season, with its new opportunities for effort, enterprise and achievement, is upon us.” – B.C. Forbes

“When you are reluctant to change, think of the beauty of autumn.” – V V Brown

“When the sun is shining, I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” – Wilma Rudolph

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

“Outside the leaves on the trees constricted slightly; they were the deep done green of the beginning of autumn. It was a Sunday in September. There would only be four. The clouds were high and the swallows would be here for another month or so before they left for the south before they returned again next summer.” – Ali Smith

“Only lovers see the fall, a signal end to endings.” – Maya Angelou

“Of all the seasons, autumn offers the most to man and requires the least of him.” – Hal Borland

“October, crisp, misty, golden October, when the light is sweet and heavy.” – Angela Carter

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

“Some days are cool while others are hot; September is the month we are talking about.”

It was a lovely afternoon-such an afternoon as only September can produce when summer has stolen back for one more day of dream and glamour. L. M. MONTGOMERY

“October had tremendous possibility. The summer’s oppressive heat was a distant memory, and the golden leaves promised a world full of beautiful adventures. They made me believe in miracles.” – Sarah Guillory

“It is worth taking the time to stop and contemplate at the beginning of each new month.” – Nadine Locke

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

“In many ways, September feels like the busiest time of the year: The kids go back to school, work piles up after the summer’s dog days, and Thanksgiving is suddenly upon us.” – Brene Brown

“If you run, then allow those first few breaths on a cool Autumn day to FREEZE your lungs and do not just be alarmed, be ALIVE.” – Kyle Lake

“I notice that autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“I love September, especially when we’re in it.” – Willie Stargell

“It was a lovely afternoon—such an afternoon as only September can produce when summer has stolen back for one more day of dream and glamour.” – L.M. Montgomery

“It must be September, July sun has disappeared” – Charmaine J. Forde

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey

“Come September, children return to school, grownups to work, and the brain to the head.” – Roger Rosenblatt

“Cheers to a new month and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey

“By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.” – Helen Hunt Jackson

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

“I was playing a gig in Greece in September 2003 and this guy walks up to me and says, ‘Hey Tiesto I just heard you play; you’re amazing. I want you to play at the opening ceremony of the Olympics.’ I looked at him, like, ‘Sure pal!’” – Tiesto

“No matter how many losing seasons you might have had in the past with your marriage, the good thing is that all teams get a fresh start once September begins” – Shon Hyneman

“New month, new intentions, new goals, new love, new light, and new beginnings.” – April Mae Monterrosa

“Rest your eyes well before September because with all its colours autumn is coming to visit them!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a fall’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock

“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.” – Henry Rollins

“Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn.” – John Greenleaf Whittier

“Tonight I miss you like the sky misses his moon; a delicate epiphany growing on grass. I serenade the breeze into dancing a cha cha cha; the mountains echo in the background. September sky never looked more charming; or the sublime petals of the rose looked so graceful.” – Avijeet Das

By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. With summer's best of weather and autumn's best of cheer. Helen Hunt Jackson

September 11th quotes

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“September 11, 2001, revealed heroism in ordinary people who might have gone through their lives never called upon to demonstrate the extent of their courage.” – Geraldine Brooks

“I still have the shoes I wore to work that day. The soles are melted and they’re caked in ash. I keep them in a shoebox with the word ‘deliverance’ written all around it. They’re kind of like my ark, a reminder of God’s presence and the life I owe to him.” – Stanley Praimnath

“If September 11 has taught us anything, it’s certainly that the world has never been so interdependent. It is impossible now to be an island of prosperity in a sea of despair.” – Bono

“Remember the hours after September 11 when we came together as one! It was the worst day we have ever seen, but it brought out the best in all of us.” – John Kerry

“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.” – Sandy Dahl

“Our task, in the aftermath of September 11, was and continues to be the transformation of the effects of evil into something beautiful and good.” – Marianne Williamson

“September 11 shocked many Americans into an awareness that they had better pay much closer attention to what the U.S. government does in the world and how it is perceived. Many issues have been opened for discussion that were not on the agenda before. That’s all to the good.” – Noam Chomsky

“We will win this struggle — not for glory, nor wealth, nor power, but for justice, for freedom, and for peace… so help us God.” – Tom Harkin

WE WILL NEVER FORGET. 9/11

“September 11, 2001, revealed heroism in ordinary people who might have gone through their lives never called upon to demonstrate the extent of their courage.” – Geraldine Brooks

“September 11 is one of our worst days but it brought out the best in us. It unified us as a country and showed our charitable instincts and reminded us of what we stood for and stand for.” – Lamar Alexander

“The devastating punch we took on September 11 still reverberates throughout American society.” – Joe Biden

“Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.” – Barack Obama

“What separates us from the animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.” – DAVID LEVITHAN

“It’s the nature of the world that most people have moved on, but the people directly involved with 9/11, for them, twice a day it’s 9/11.” – Robert Reeg

“I was in New York on September 11 when those planes hit the World Trade Center. At the time, it seemed like it was a local thing. But three or four days later, by the time we drove across the country in the bus, we realized it wasn’t a local thing. You could really feel the states become united. We became the United States of America.” – John Madden

“These acts shattered steel, but they cannot dent the steel of America’s resolve.”

“On September 11, I always take the day off. I want to be in a peaceful quiet place praying. It is a day I both mourn and celebrate.” – Genelle Guzman-mcmillan

“There are terrible, terrible memories of September 11th, things that I saw, people that I lost, the devastation, the identification of bodies. I mean, all these memories come back to you at different times. And then the other side of it this tremendous response with the firefighters and the police officers saving people, the rescue workers.” – Rudy Giuliani

“On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood, all Americans became New Yorkers.” – George Pataki

“September 11 impressed upon us that life is a precious gift. Every life has a purpose. And I think we all have a duty to devote at least a small portion of our daily lives to ensuring that neither America nor the world ever forgets September 11.” – Bill Frist

“The devastating punch we took on September 11th still reverberates throughout American society.” – Joe Biden

“Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where’s the harm? September 11th changed all that.” – Richard Dawkins

“You can be sure that the American spirit will prevail over this tragedy.” – Colin Powell

“For me and my family personally, September 11 was a reminder that life is fleeting, impermanent, and uncertain. Therefore, we must make use of every moment and nurture it with affection, tenderness, beauty, creativity, and laughter.” – Deepak Chopra

“September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.” – Tom Ford

WE WILL NEVER FORGET. 09/11/2001

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