Saturday, March 8, 2008

Spring Quotes & Sentiments

Gosh, did you realize we have 3 events with in a weeks time....St. Patty's Day is the 17th, Spring starts the 20th (hopefully with some good weather) and Easter is the 23rd!! It's all sort of smooshed in there together coming up VERY quickly!

I have already posted some Irish/St. Patrick's Day Quotes for you so I am going to hurry and post some Spring Quotes today and squeeze in some Easter ones tomorrow or Monday...depending on how much time I have to compile a list :)

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer,
it sings because it has a song. - Maya Angelou

And 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

April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. - William Shakespeare
April is a promise that May is bound to keep. - Hal Borland

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

Awake, thou wintry earth - Fling off thy sadness!
Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth Your ancient gladness! - Thomas Blackburn

Every spring is the only spring - a perpetual astonishment. - Ellis Peters

First a howling blizzard woke us,
Then the rain came down to soak us,
And now before the eye can focus -
Crocus. - Lilja Rogers

Flowers feed the soul. - Mohammed

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

If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. - Georgia O'Keefe

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

In springtime, love is carried on the breeze.

Watch out for flying passion or kisses whizzing by your head. - Emma Racine deFleur

In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove;
In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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

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

In the spring time, the only pretty ring time,
When birds do sing, hey ding a ding;
Sweet lovers love the spring. - William Shakespeare

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

It's almost here - It's safe to say,
I saw a Crocus yesterday
Its' colors bright - A lovely thing
My heart Rejoiced! 'Twil soon be Spring!

It's neary here! It's coming fast!
The Robins will appear at last
Oh Wonderous Joy! I too shall sing!
And join in Nature's "Song for Spring"

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

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

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. - Hal Borland
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
Now Nature hangs her mantle green
On every blooming tree,
And spreads her sheets o' daisies white
Out o'er the grassy lea. - Robert Burns

O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind? - Percy Bysshe Shelley

Spring is not the best of seasons.
Cold and flu are two good reasons;
wind and rain and other sorrow,
warm today and cold tomorrow.

Spring is sooner recognized by plants than by men. - Chinese Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

Sweet April showers do spring May flowers!

That God once loved a garden we learn in Holy writ.
And seeing gardens in the Spring I well can credit it. - Winifred Mary Letts

The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring. - Bern Williams

The earth laughs in flowers. - e. e. cummings

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 seasons are what a symphony ought to be:
four perfect movements in harmony with each other. - Arthur Rubenstein

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

Where man sees but withered leaves,God sees sweet flowers growing. - Albert Laighton

Hope you enjoy these and find something here you can use!!
Happy Spring Everyone!! :)


  1. wow!! you Rock! thanks for all of those!

  2. i just wanted to say that I do Love that Pansy picture in this 'article"

  3. Hello there. I just recently opened a BlogSpot account to post my poetry among other things. I've yet to figure out how to use images and set it up pretty like yours. Can you give me any hints to tricks?

  4. ...only Easter is next month : )


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