March Sayings and Quotes

March signals the beginning of spring, although it’s clear most of the time, winter isn’t quite ready to let go. The month can be chilly and doesn’t experience the gorgeous blooms April and May produce, but it ushers in the new season nonetheless. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about March.


It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.     

Charles Dickens

March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.     

L.M. Montgomery

March is the month of expectation, the things we do not know, The persons of prognostication are coming now. We try to sham becoming firmness, But pompous joy betrays us, as his first betrothal betrays a boy.     

Emily Dickinson

My father was often impatient during March, waiting for winter to end, the cold to ease, the sun to reappear. March was an unpredictable month, when it was never clear what might happen. Warm days raised hopes until ice and grey skies shut over the town again.     

Tracy Chevalier

Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year.     

Ogden Nash

In March the soft rains continued, and each storm waited courteously until its predecessor sunk beneath the ground.     

John Steinbeck

March, when days are getting long, Let thy growing hours be strong to set right some wintry wrong.     

Caroline May

The stormy March has come at last, With winds and clouds and changing skies; I hear the rushing of the blast That through the snowy valley flies.     

William C. Bryant

March is the month God created to show people who don't drink what a hangover is like.     

Garrison Keillor

In march winter is holding back and spring is pulling forward. Something holds and something pulls inside of us too.     

Jean Hersey

March is a month of considerable frustration it is so near spring and yet across a great deal of the country the weather is still so violent and changeable that outdoor activity in our yards seems light years away.     

Thalassa Cruso

Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.     

Lewis Grizzard

Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of his instruments, not the composer.     

Geoffrey Charlesworth