November always seemed to me the Norway of the year. — Emily Dickinson
Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet… then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can. — Herman Melville, “Moby Dick”
Fallen leaves lying on the grass in November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils. — Cyril Connolly
The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than those who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.
— H. U. Westermayer
Blessed are those that can give without remembering and receive without forgetting. — Anonymous
When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.
— Chinese proverb