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Happy Spring Quotes

Spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm.”

∼John Muir

 

“Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer.”

∼Anita Krizzan

 

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.”

∼Laura Ingalls Wilder

 

“My favorite weather is bird chirping weather.” ∼Terri Guillemets
“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest. The only thing that could spoil a day was people and if you could keep from making engagements, each day had no limits. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.”

∼Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

 

“People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.”

∼Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition

Short Spring Quotes

“Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.”

∼Lilly Pulitzer

 

“A kind word is like a spring day.” ∼Russian Proverb

 

“Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?”

∼Neltje Blanchan

 

“An optimist is the human personification of spring.” ∼Susan J. Bissonette

 

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

∼Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

“Spring: a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be.” ∼Unknown

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

 

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” ∼Lao Tzu

 

“That is one good thing about this world … There are always sure to be more springs.”

∼L.M. Montgomery

 

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

 

“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.”

∼ Marty Rubin

 

“Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.”

∼ Vladimir Nabokov, Mary

 

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

∼ Virgil A. Kraft

 

“Always it’s Spring)and everyone’s in love and flowers pick themselves.”

∼ E.E. Cummings, 100 Selected Poems

 

“Sunshine is the best medicine.” ∼Unknown

 

“A life without love is like a year without spring.” ∼ Octavian Paller
“Sit quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.”

∼Zen saying

 

“The force of Spring –
mysterious,
fecund,
powerful beyond measure.”

∼Michael Garofalo

“Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.”

∼Elizabeth Bowen

Inspirational Spring Quotes

“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, The Works of Anne Bradstreet

 

>”The world’s favorite season is the spring.

All things seem possible in May.”

∼Edwin Way Teale

 

“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence.

Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.

Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.

Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.”

∼Yoko Ono

 

“I am the way a life unfolds and bloom and seasons come and go and I am the way the spring always finds a way to turn even the coldest winter into a field of green and flowers and new life.”

∼ Charlotte Eriksson

 

“If people did not love one another, I really don’t see what use there would be in having any spring.”

∼ Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

 

“…sweet spring is your

time is my time is our

time for springtime is lovetime

and viva sweet love”

∼ E. e. Cummings

 

“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!”

∼ Mark Twain

 

“We can’t possibly have a summer love. So many people have tried that the name’s become proverbial. Summer is only the unfulfilled promise of spring, a charlatan in place of the warm balmy nights I dream of in April. It’s a sad season of life without growth…It has no day.”

∼ F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

 

“It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.”

∼ John Galsworthy, The Forsyte Saga

 

“April’s air stirs in

Willow-leaves…a butterfly

Floats and balances”

∼ Bashō, Japanese Haiku

 

“It is a very beautiful day. The woman looks around and thinks: ‘there cannot ever have been a spring more beautiful than this. I did not know until now that clouds could be like this. I did not know that the sky is the sea and that clouds are the souls of happy ships, sunk long ago. I did not know that the wind could be tender, like hands as they caress – what did I know – until now?”

∼ Unica Zürn

 

“Too much sun after a Syracuse winter does strange things to your head, makes you feel strong, even if you aren’t.”

∼ Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

 

“Spring drew on…and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps.”

∼ Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

 

“A Robin said: The Spring will never come,

And I shall never care to build again.

A Rosebush said: These frosts are wearisome,

My sap will never stir for sun or rain.

The half Moon said: These nights are fogged and slow,

I neither care to wax nor care to wane.

The Ocean said: I thirst from long ago,

Because earth’s rivers cannot fill the main. —

When Springtime came, red Robin built a nest,

And trilled a lover’s song in sheer delight.

Grey hoarfrost vanished, and the Rose with might

Clothed her in leaves and buds of crimson core.

The dim Moon brightened. Ocean sunned his crest,

Dimpled his blue, yet thirsted evermore.”

∼ Christina Rossetti

 

“And the Spring arose on the garden fair,

Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere;

And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast

Rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.”

∼ Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Complete Poems

 

“The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created spring.” ∼Bern Williams

 

“Spring is when life’s alive in everything.” ∼Christina Rossetti

 

“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

 

“Spring makes the world a happy place.
You see a smile on every face.
Flowers come out and birds arrive,
Oh, isn’t it grand to be alive?”

∼ Anonymous

 

“Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.”

∼Robert H. Schuller

 

“May and June. Soft syllables, gentle names for the two best months in the garden year: cool, misty mornings gently burned away with a warming spring sun, followed by breezy afternoons and chilly nights. The discussion of philosophy is over; it’s time for work to begin.”

∼Peter Loewer

 

“There is no season such delight can bring,

As summer, autumn, winter and the spring.”

∼William Browne

 

“In the scenery of spring,

nothing is better, nothing worse;

The flowering branches are

of themselves, some short, some long.”

∼Ryokan

 

“Cold in the earth, and fifteen wild Decembers

From these brown hills have melted into Spring.

Faithful indeed is the spirit that remembers

After such years of change and suffering!”

∼Emily Brontë

 

“I am going to try to pay attention to the spring. I am going to look around at all the flowers, and look up at the hectic trees. I am going to close my eyes and listen.”

∼Anne Lamott

 

“The naked earth is warm with Spring,

And with green grass and bursting trees

Leans to the sun’s kiss glorying,

And quivers in the sunny breeze.”

∼Julian Grenfell

Cute and Funny Spring Quotes

“In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.”

∼Mark Twain

 

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

∼Robin Williams

 

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

∼ Doug Larson

 

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”

∼ Margaret Atwood

“She turned to the sunlight

And shook her yellow head,

And whispered to her neighbor:

“Winter is dead.”

∼A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young

 

“Because the birdsong might be pretty,

But it’s not for you they sing,

And if you think my winter is too cold,

You don’t deserve my spring.”

∼Erin Hanson

 

“People talk about the beauty of the spring, but I can’t see it. The trees are brown and bare, slimy with rain. Some are crawling with new purple hairs. And the buds are bulging like tumorous acne, and I can tell that something wet, and soft, and cold, and misshapen is about to be born.

And I am turning into a vampire.”

∼M.T. Anderson, Thirsty

 

“POOR MARCH

It is the HOMELIEST month of the year. Most of it is MUD, Every Imaginable Form of MUD, and what isn’t MUD in March is ugly late-season SNOW falling onto the ground in filthy muddy heaps that look like PILES of DIRTY LAUNDRY.”

∼Vivian Swift, When Wanderers Cease to Roam: A Traveler’s Journal of Staying Put

 

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

 

“Walk lightly in the spring; Mother Earth is pregnant.”

∼Native American Indian Proverb (Kiowa)

 

“A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring.” ∼Jane Fonda

 

“Spring is the only revolutionary whose revolution has succeeded.”

∼Marianne Van Hirtum

 

“Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.”

∼W. Earl Hall

 

“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

 

“Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.”

∼Ambrose Bierce

“Spring is sooner recognized by plants than by men.” ∼Chinese Proverb

 

“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

 

“The first day of spring was once the time for taking the young virgins into the fields, there in dalliance to set an example in fertility for nature to follow. Now we just set the clocks an hour ahead and change the oil in the crankcase.”

∼B. White

 

“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

 

“Spring: the music of open windows.”

∼Terri Guillemets

 

“Spring won’t let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again.”

∼Gustav Mahler

 

“It’s May! It’s May!

The lusty month of May!

Those dreary vows that ev’ryone makes,

Ev’ryone breaks.

Ev’ryone makes divine mistakes!

>The lusty month of May!”

∼Lerner and Lowe

 

“The cuckoo comes in April,

Sings a song in May:

Then in June another tune,

And then she flies away.”

∼English Rhyme

Quotes About Spring Flowers

“The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.”

∼ Gertrude S. Wister

 

“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 Foveo

 

“Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.”

∼Bishop Reginald Heber

 

“Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.”

∼Theodore Roethke

 

“No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere.”

∼Sheryl Crow

 

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” ∼Pablo Neruda

 

“Where flowers bloom so does hope.” ∼Lady Bird Johnson

 

“All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.” ∼Unknown

 

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.”

∼Ruth Stout

 

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” ∼Audrey Hepburn

 

“April showers bring May flowers.” ∼Anonymous

 

“We think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us.”

∼Jenny Uglow

 

“Gardening: the fine art of soul to soul.”

∼Jan Bills

 

“Spring comes: the flowers learn their colored shapes.”

∼Maria Konopnicka

 

“Only in dreams of spring

Shall I ever see again

The flowering of my cherry trees.”

∼Frances Hodgson Burnett

 

“It is about breathing in the fragrances of the different types of spring flowers … 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 Foveo

 

“Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.”

∼Ikkyu Sojun

 

“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

Hello Spring Quotes (First Day of Spring)

“Blossom by blossom the spring begins.”

∼Algernon Charles Swinburne

 

“The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing.”

∼S. Brown

 

“I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright.”

∼Millard Kaufman

 

“The promise of spring’s arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter!”

∼Jen Selinsky

 

“Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.”

∼Lewis Grizzard

 

“Spring’s greatest joy beyond a doubt is when it brings the children out.”

∼Edgar Guest

 

“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…

“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…”

∼ Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

 

“I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright.”

∼ Millard Kaufman, Bowl of Cherries

 

“The world is exploding in emerald, sage, and lusty chartreuse – neon green with so much yellow in it. It is an explosive green that, if one could watch it moment by moment throughout the day, would grow in every dimension.”

∼ Amy Seidl, Early Spring: An Ecologist and Her Children Wake to a Warming World

 

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

∼Rainer Maria Rilke

 

“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

 

 

Quotes About Spring and New Beginnings

“Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is.”

∼Jessica Harrelson

 

“I suppose the best kind of spring morning is the best weather God has to offer.”

∼Dodie Smith

 

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”

∼Leo Tolstoy

 

“Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.”

∼Luther Burbank

 

“I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better.”

∼Steve Southerland

Spring Quotes Shakespeare

“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. (Sonnet XCVIII)”

∼William Shakespeare, Sonnets

 

“Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“It was a lover and his lass,

With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino,

That o’er the green corn-field did pass,

In the spring time, the only pretty ring time,

When birds do sing, hey ding a ding, ding;

Sweet lovers love the spring.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Now ’tis spring, and weeds are shallow-rooted; Suffer them now and they’ll o’ergrow the garden.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“The seasons alter: hoary-headed frosts

Fall in the fresh lap of the crimson rose,

And on old Hiems’ thin and icy crown

An odorous chaplet of sweet summer buds

Is, as in mockery, set. The spring, the summer,

The childing autumn, angry winter, change

Their wonted liveries, and the mazed world,

By their increase, now knows not which is which.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Lay her i’ the earth: And from her fair and unpolluted flesh May violets spring! I tell thee, churlish priest, A ministering angel shall my sister be, When thou liest howling. HAMLET. What, the fair Ophelia! QUEEN GERTRUDE. Sweets to the sweet: farewell!”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Love comforteth like sunshine after rain,

But Lust’s effect is tempest after sun;

Love’s gentle spring doth always fresh remain,

Lust’s winter comes ere summer half be done;

Love surfeits not, Lust like a glutton dies;

Love is all truth, Lust full of forged lies.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Dirty days hath September

April June and November

From January up to May

The rain it raineth every day

All the rest have thirty-one

Without a blessed gleam of sun

And if any of them had two-and-thirty

They’d be just as wet and twice as dirty.

April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Daffodils,

That come before the swallow dares, and take

The winds of March with beauty.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“When daffodils begin to peer,

With heigh! the doxy, over the dale,

Why, then comes in the sweet o’ the year;

For the red blood reigns in the winter’s pale.

The white sheet bleaching on the hedge,

With heigh! the sweet birds, O, how they sing!

Doth set my pugging tooth on edge;

For a quart of ale is a dish for a king.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Oh, how this spring of love resembleth, The uncertain glory of an April day, Which now shows all beauty of the Sun, And by and by a cloud takes all away.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“His steeds to water at those springs On chaliced flowers that lies; And winking Mary-buds begin To ope their golden eyes: With every thing that pretty is, My lady sweet, arise.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Well-apparel’d April on the heel

Of limping Winter treads.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Orpheus with his lute made trees, And the mountain tops that freeze, Bow themselves, when he did sing; To his music, plants and flowers Ever sprung; as sun and showers There had made a lasting spring. Every thing that heard him play, Even the billows of the sea, Hung their heads, and then lay by. In sweet music is such art, Killing care and grief of heart Fall asleep, or hearing, die.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Who are the violets now

That strew the lap of the new-come spring?”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“… the spring, the summer, The chilling autumn, angry winter, change Their wonted liveries; and the mazed world By their increase, now knows not which is which.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“You’d be so lean, that blast of January

Would blow you through and through. Now, my fair’st friend,

I would I had some flowers o’ the spring that might

Become your time of day.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“These are the forgeries of jealousy; And never, since the middle summer’s spring, Met we on hill, in dale, forest, or mead, By paved fountain or by rushy brook, Or in the beached margent of the sea, To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind, But with thy brawls thou hast disturbed our sport.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“To me, fair friend, you never can be old,

For as you were when first your eye I eyed,

Such seems your beauty still. Three winters cold

Have from the forests shook three summers’ pride,

Three beauteous springs to yellow autumn turn’d

In process of the seasons have I seen,

Three April perfumes in three hot Junes burn’d,

Since first I saw you fresh, which yet are green.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“See where she comes apparelled like the spring.”

∼William Shakespeare

 

“Short summers lightly have a forward spring.”

∼William Shakespeare

Easter Spring Quotes And Bible Verses

John 11:25

I am the resurrection and the life.

 

Matthew 28:6

He is not here for He is risen just as He said.

 

Isaiah 53:5

By His Wounds we are healed.

 

Psalm 118:24

Let us rejoice.

 

Matthew 28:6

He has risen.

 

John 19:30

It is finished.

 

“Earth’s saddest day and gladdest day were just three days apart.”

∼Susan Coolidge

 

“The great gift of Easter is hope.” ∼Basil Hume

 

“There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter.” ∼Gordon B. Hinckley

 

“A rebirth out of spiritual adversity causes us to become new creatures.”

∼James E. Faust
“Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal and new life.”  ∼Janine di Giovanni

 

“Easter is very important to me. It’s a second chance.” ∼Reba McEntire

 

“Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.”

∼Martin Luther
“Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.”

∼Victor Hugo

 

“Easter is the only time when it’s perfectly safe to put all of your eggs in one basket.”

∼Evan Esar

I Want Spring Quotes

“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

 

“I enjoy the spring more than the autumn now. One does, I think, as one gets older.”

∼ Virginia Woolf, Jacob’s Room

 

“Yes, I deserve a spring–I owe nobody nothing.”

∼Virginia Woolf, A Writer’s Diary

 

“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

 

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

∼Victor Hugo

 

“Come, gentle Spring! Ethereal Mildness! Come.”

∼James Thomson

 

The changing of the seasons give you hope that all bad things must pass. Then there is a time for the new and unexpected. The sooner you learn to let go, the quicker your spring will come.

What are your favorite quotes about spring?

 

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