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Quotations by Subject: Spring
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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 (1612 - 1672), 'Meditations Divine and Moral,' 1655
[Spring is] when life's alive in everything.
Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)
If there comes a little thaw,
Still the air is chill and raw,
Here and there a patch of snow,
Dirtier than the ground below,
Dribbles down a marshy flood;
Ankle-deep you stick in mud In the meadows while you sing,
"This is Spring."
Christopher Pearce Cranch, A Spring Growl
Well, spring sprang. We've had our state of grace and our little gift of sanctioned madness, courtesy of Mother Nature. Thanks, Gaia. Much obliged. I guess it's time to get back to that daily routine of living we like to call normal.
David Assael, Northern Exposure, Spring Break, 1991
Listen, can you hear it? Spring's sweet cantata. The strains of grass pushing through the snow. The song of buds swelling on the vine. The tender timpani of a baby robin's heart. Spring.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Wake Up Call, 1992
Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.
Doug Larson
A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.
Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886), No. 1333
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
George Santayana (1863 - 1952)
[Spring is] a true reconstructionist.
Henry Timrod
If winter comes, can spring be far behind?
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822)
An optimist is the human personification of spring.
Susan J. Bissonette
Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885)
In the spring time, the only pretty ring time, when birds do sing... sweet lovers love the spring.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), As You Like It, Act V, sc. 3
O, how this spring of love resembleth
The uncertain glory of an April day!
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), "The Two Gentlemen of Verona", Act 1 scene 3
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