Hal Borland Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old hal borland quotes, hal borland sayings, and hal borland proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.     

Hal Borland

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.     

Hal Borland

Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January.     

Hal Borland

To know after absence the familiar street and road and village and house is to know again the satisfaction of home.     

Hal Borland

Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January.     

Hal Borland

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.     

Hal Borland

Weekend planning is a prime time to apply the Deathbed Priority Test: On your deathbed, will you wish you'd spent more prime weekend hours grocery shopping or walking in the woods with your kids?     

Hal Borland

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.     

Hal Borland

October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.     

Hal Borland

March is a tomboy with tousled hair, a mischievous smile, mud on her shoes and a laugh in her voice.     

Hal Borland

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.     

Hal Borland

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.     

Hal Borland

April is a promise that May is bound to keep.     

Hal Borland

There it is, fog, atmospheric moisture still uncertain in destination, not quite weather and not altogether mood, yet partaking of both.     

Hal Borland

Time has its own dimensions, and neither the sun nor the clock can encompass them all.     

Hal Borland

All walking is discovery. On foot we take the time to see things whole.     

Hal Borland

The owl, that bird of onomatopoetic name, is a repetitious question wrapped in feathery insulation especially for Winter delivery.     

Hal Borland