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