Quotes of Spring

“ 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

“ [Spring is] when life's alive in everything. ”

- Christina Rossetti

“ If there comes a little thaw, Still the air is chill and raw, Here and there a patch of snow, Dirtier than the ground below, Dribbles down a marshy flood; Ankle-deep you stick in mud In the meadows while you sing, "This is Spring." ”

- Christopher Pearce Cranch

“ Well, spring sprang. We've had our state of grace and our little gift of sanctioned madness, courtesy of Mother Nature. Thanks, Gaia. Much obliged. I guess it's time to get back to that daily routine of living we like to call normal. ”

- David Assael

“ Listen, can you hear it? Spring's sweet cantata. The strains of grass pushing through the snow. The song of buds swelling on the vine. The tender timpani of a baby robin's heart. Spring. ”

- Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

“ Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. ”

- Doug Larson

“ A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring. ”

- George Santayana

“ [Spring is] a true reconstructionist. ”

- Henry Timrod

“ If winter comes, can spring be far behind? ”

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

“ An optimist is the human personification of spring. ”

- Susan J. Bissonette

“ Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ In the spring time, the only pretty ring time, when birds do sing... sweet lovers love the spring. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ O, how this spring of love resembleth The uncertain glory of an April day! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow. ”

- Proverb

“ No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. ”

- Hal Borland

“ Spring has come when you can put your foot on three daisies. ”

- Proverb

“ If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom. ”

- Audra Fuveo

“ Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world. ”

- Virgil A. Kraft

“ Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!' ”

- Robin Williams

“ An optimist is the human personification of spring. ”

- Susan Bissonnette

“ In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours. ”

- Mark Twain

“ 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

“ Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems. ”

- Rainer Maria Rilke

“ 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

“ People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring. ”

- Rogers Hornsby

“ In springtime, love is carried on the breeze. Watch out for flying passion or kisses whizzing by your head. ”

- Emma Racine deFleur

“ 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

“ Everything is blooming most recklessly. If it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night. ”

- Rainer Maria Rilke

“ Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not the composer. ”

- Geoffrey B. Charlesworth
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