Spring Equinox Quotes

“Awake, thou wintry earth – Fling off thy sadness!
 Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth your ancient gladness!”
 – Thomas Blackburn 

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

“No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.” ~ Proverb

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

“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

“April is a promise that May is bound to keep.” ~ Hal Borland

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

“Every spring is the only spring – a perpetual astonishment.” ~ Ellis Peters

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

“O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

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

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

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

“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

“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.” ~ Terri Guillemets

“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.” ~ William Shakespeare

“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

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

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