2016-06-06

Awaken to Spring

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

Life is Alive

Spring is when life's alive in everything.

—Christina Rossetti

Spring Always Comes

Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom.

—Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

The Soul Revives

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

—Harriet Ann Jacobs

Let the Grass Grow

Sit quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.

—Zen saying

April and May

April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.

—William Shakespeare


Optimism Blooms

An optimist is the human personification of spring.

—Susan J. Bissonette

Hope Rekindled

Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.

—Sarah Ban Breathnach

Poetry

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.

—Rainer Maria Rilke

Children Playing

Spring’s greatest joy beyond a doubt is when it brings the children out.

—Edgar Guest

Party Time

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"

—Robin Williams

The Fever is Upon Us

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

In The Garden

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

—Ruth Stout

Feeling Calm

Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.

—W. Earl Hall

Love Carried on the Breeze

In springtime, love is carried on the breeze. Watch out for flying passion or kisses whizzing by your head.

—Emma Racine deFleur

Immortal Season

Spring—an experience in immortality.

—Henry D. Thoreau

The Force is With You

The force of Spring—
mysterious,
fecund,
powerful beyond measure.

—Michael Garofalo

Spring is the Birthday of the World

'Tis like the birthday of the world,
When earth was born in bloom;
The light is made of many dyes,
The air is all perfume:
There's crimson buds, and white and blue,
The very rainbow showers
Have turned to blossoms where they fell,
And sown the earth with flowers.

—Thomas Hood

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