Some Spirit 'o Spring Quotable Quotes

Compiled by: Alysa Cummings
Last Modified: March 26, 2003

No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.
? Proverb from Guinea

O the green things growing the green things growing,
The fair sweet smell of the green things growing.

? Dinah Mulock Craik

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.
? Reginald Heber

Spring ? An experience in immortality.
? Henry D. Thoreau

Only with winter-patience can we bring the
deep-desired, long-awaited spring.

? Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I will be the gladdest thing under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.

? Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892?1952)

Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my

? Victor Hugo

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, i, 1655

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

The world's favorite season is spring. All things
seem possible in May.

? Edwin Way Teale, North with the Spring, 1951

Comes like an idiot, babbling, and strewing flowers.

? Edna St. Vincent Millay