Spring Quotes

Spring marks the long awaited departure of winter and the arrival of warmer weather. It is also when the growing season begins. There are new plants and animals. Here is a collection of inspirational and interesting quotes about spring from famous authors and poets.

"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade." - Great Expectations - Charles Dickens


"Now 'tis the spring, and weeds are shallow-rooted; Suffer them now, and they'll o'ergrow the garden And choke the herbs for want of husbandry. " - Henry VI, Part II - William Shakespeare


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


"If Spring came but once in 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 is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!'" - Robin Williams


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


"O, how this spring of love resembleth The uncertain glory of an April day!" - The Two Gentlemen of Verona - William Shakespeare




"Came the Spring with all its splendor, All its birds and all its blossoms, All its flowers, and leaves, and grasses." - The Song of Hiawatha - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


"Awake! the morning shines, and the fresh field calls us; we lose the prime, to mark how spring" - Paradise Lost - John Milton


"And all the woods are alive with the murmur and sound of spring, And the rosebud breaks into pink on the climbing briar," - "Magdalen Walks - Oscar Wilde


"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade" - Great Expectations - Charles Dickens


"Wrong will be right, when Aslan comes in sight, At the sound of his roar, sorrows will be no more, When he bares his teeth, winter meets its death, And when he shakes his mane, we shall have spring again." - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis


"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


"Earth laughs in flowers" - "Hamatreya" - Ralph Waldo Emerson


"When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest. " - A Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway


"The snow has not yet left the earth, but spring is already asking to enter your heart." - The Exclamation Mark - Anton Chekhov


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