Spring Quotations

Spring Quotations
  1. "Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. "
    -- William Alexander

  2. "Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring. "
    -- Nelson Algren

  3. "A souvenir of those years is a small cottage on the cliffs of Cornwall, where Joyce and I spend a spring month every year, hiking and seeing friends. "
    -- Philip Warren Anderson

  4. "Is it so small a thing To have enjoy'd the sun, To have lived light in the spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done..."
    -- Matthew Arnold

  5. "In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt."
    -- Margaret Atwood

  6. "Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot. "
    -- Bernard Barton

  7. "Spring rain conveyed under the trees in drops."
    -- Matsuo Basho

  8. "Spring with its wavin' green grass and heaps of sweet-smellin' flowers on every hill and in every dale. "
    -- Roy Bean

  9. "Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June."
    -- Al Bernstein

  10. "An optimist is the human personification of spring."
    -- Susan J. Bissonette

  11. "Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring? "
    -- Neltje Blanchan

  12. "Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day."
    -- Elizabeth Bowen

  13. "If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome."
    -- Anne Bradstreet

  14. "No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. "
    -- Hal Borland

  15. "For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours. "
    -- Pam Brown

  16. "I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time. "
    -- Robert Browning

  17. "Spring would not be spring without bird songs."
    -- Francis M. Chapman

  18. "Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn."
    -- Hare Charles

  19. "Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring."
    -- Chinese Proverb

  20. "When spring comes the grass grows by itself. "
    -- Tao Te Ching

  21. "The peace and beauty of a spring day had descended upon the earth like a benediction. "
    -- Kate Chopin

  22. "Sweet springtime is my time is your time is our time for springtime is love time and viva sweet love. "
    -- e.e. cummings

  23. "A little Madness in the spring Is wholesome even for the King."
    -- Emily Dickinson

  24. "No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face. "
    -- John Donne

  25. "From the end spring new beginnings. "
    -- Pliny the Elder

  26. "We are reformers in the spring and summer, but in autumn we stand by the old. Reformers in the morning, and conservers at night."
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  27. "A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring. "
    -- Jane Fonda

  28. "It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. "
    -- B. C. Forbes

  29. "Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year."
    -- Robert Frost

  30. "I do hope that our spring will be starting shortly and we will all be able to enjoy some sunshine again. "
    -- Lesley Garrett

  31. "It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone. "
    -- A. Bartlett Giamatti

  32. "Keep your faith in all beautiful things; in the sun when it is hidden, in the spring when it is gone."
    -- Roy R. Gilson

  33. "Spring sprang suddenly onto the land. "
    -- Jean Giono

  34. "Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing. "
    -- Kenneth Grahame

  35. "Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day."
    -- W. Earl Hall

  36. "In California in the early Spring, There are pale yellow mornings, when the mist burns slowly into day, The air stings like Autumn, clarifies like pain - Well, I have dreamed this coast myself. "
    -- Robert Hass

  37. "All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar."
    -- Helen Hayes

  38. "Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie. "
    -- George Herbert

  39. "Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing. "
    -- Gerard Manley Hopkins

  40. "I stuck my head out the window this morning and spring kissed me bang in the face. "
    -- Langston Hughes

  41. "Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart."
    -- Victor Hugo

  42. "The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself. Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center. The birds were singing. It was spring. "
    -- Burl Ives

  43. "The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. "
    -- Harriet Ann Jacobs

  44. "No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring. "
    -- Samuel Johnson

  45. "Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world."
    -- Virgil A. Kraft

  46. "Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush."
    -- Doug Larson

  47. "One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the spring."
    -- Aldo Leopold

  48. "If spring came but once a century instead of once a year, or burst forth with the sound of an earthquake and not in silence, what wonder and expectation there would be in all hearts to behold the miraculous change. "
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  49. "Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England. "
    -- Archibald MacLeish

  50. "Spring won't let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again. "
    -- Gustav Mahler

  51. "With the coming of spring, I am calm again. "
    -- Gustav Mahler

  52. "Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year."
    -- Ogden Nash

  53. "I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees. "
    -- Pablo Neruda

  54. "You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming. "
    -- Pablo Neruda

  55. "Spring is God's way of saying, 'One more time!' "
    -- Robert Orben

  56. "It Might As Well Be Spring... I used to sing that as a young girl in my voice lessons. Then I picked it up again and it spoke to me in a whole new way. "
    -- Bernadette Peters

  57. "Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment. "
    -- Ellis Peters

  58. "The flowers anew, returning seasons bring! But beauty faded has no second spring."
    -- Ambrose Philips

  59. "The difference between a gun and a tree is a difference of tempo. The tree explodes every spring. "
    -- Ezra Pound

  60. "Spring has returned. The earth is like a child that knows poems. "
    -- Rainer Maria Rilke

  61. "Spring is when life's alive in everything."
    -- Christina Rossetti

  62. "A boy shows how much he wants to play in the spring, when it's tough, and during two a days, when it's hot and tough. "
    -- Darrell Royal

  63. "Think of a field of daisies: they bloom, they wither, and in the spring they grow again. Who wants to see the same stupid daisy year after year, especially with a bunch of crappy iron-lung-type equipment bolted to it? "
    -- Rudy Rucker

  64. "Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy."
    -- Bertrand Russell

  65. "To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring."
    -- George Santayana

  66. "Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn."
    -- Walter Scott

  67. "Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May."
    -- William Shakespeare

  68. "April comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers."
    -- Edna St. Vincent Millay

  69. "If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall."
    -- Nadine Stair

  70. "The world's favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May."
    -- Edwin Way Teale

  71. "Spring An experience in immortality. "
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  72. "One attraction in coming to the woods to live was that I should have leisure and opportunity to see the spring come in."
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  73. "Spring is a true reconstructionist."
    -- Henry Timrod

  74. "Sweet April showers do spring May flowers. "
    -- Thomas Tusser

  75. "In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. "
    -- Mark Twain

  76. "Spring is a heart full of hope and a shoe full of rain."
    -- Unknown

  77. "The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month. "
    -- Henry Van Dyke

  78. "The true harbinger of spring is not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano, but the sound of the bat on the ball. "
    -- Bill Veeck

  79. "The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring. "
    -- Bern Williams

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