30 Quotes on Spring

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes about the change of seasons.

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

Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes its gay attire. -Virgil

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

What a strange thing! to be alive beneath cherry blossoms. -Kobayashi Issa

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. -Charles Dickens

I think that no matter how old or infirm I may become, I will always plant a large garden in the spring. Who can resist the feelings of hope and joy that one gets from participating in nature’s rebirth? -Edward Giobbi

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

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

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go. -Christopher Morley

Spring is the time of plans and projects. -Leo Tolstoy

No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow. -Proverb

Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” -Robin Williams

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

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

Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom. -Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

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

I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden. -Ruth Stout

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

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

Spring is when life’s alive in everything. -Christina Rossetti

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

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

April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. -William Shakespeare

In springtime, love is carried on the breeze. Watch out for flying passion or kisses whizzing by your head. -Emma Racine deFleur

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

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

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. -Robert H. Schuller

The sun was warm but the wind was chill / You know how it is with an April day. -Robert Frost

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

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


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Jessica Marati

Jessica Marati currently resides in New York City and covers travel and sustainability for EcoSalon. Catch her weekly column, Behind the Label.