39 Rejuvenating Quotes About Springtime


Ecosalon’s favorite inspirational quotes on spring.

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

2. 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

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

4. Each flower is a soul blossoming out to nature. –Gerard de Nerval

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

6. She turned to the sunlight

And shook her yellow head,

And whispered to her neighbor:

“Winter is dead.” -A.A. Milne


7. 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

8. And forget not that the Earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. -Kahlil Gibran

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

10. Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment. – Ellis Peters

11. 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

12. 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

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


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

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

17. 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

18. It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart. –Rainer Maria Rilke

19. Spring is God’s way of saying, ‘One more time!’ -Robert Orben

20. Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world. –Virgil Kraft

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

22. When Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.-Bishop Reginald Heber

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


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

25. All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. –Indian Proverb

26. Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. -Yoko Ono

27. April is a promise that May is bound to keep.  -Hal Borland

28. Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking. -Miranda Priestly in Devil Wears Prada

29. 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

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

31. I had always planned to make a large painting of the early spring, when the leaves are at the bottom of the trees, and they seem to float in space in a wonderful way. But the arrival of spring can’t be done in one picture. -David Hockney


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

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

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

35. The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself. -Ernest Hemingway

36. Sweet springtime is my time is your time is our time for springtime is love time and viva sweet love. – e.e. cummings

37. 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

38. Nature’s first green is gold. -Robert Frost

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

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Juliette Donatelli

Working in the field of sustainability for over seven years, Juliette is passionate about its intersection within the fashion industry. Juliette began studying ecological conservation, and led consumer awareness campaigns around the world from water usage in southern California, riparian restoration in South Africa, food distribution in Paris and bison habitat in the Great Plains. She has launched her passion--consumerism and sustainability--into a place where it hits home--fashion. Juliette is the founder and editor-in-chief of spadesandsilk.com, Director of Sustainability at Manufacture NY, and loves to read, dance, swim and enjoy the occasional glass of champagne.