May Sayings and Quotes

May is synonymous with the gifts of spring: flowers and good weather. After the storm, comes the sunshine. Celebrate spring and new beginnings with the collection of insightful May quotes below.


I'm only wishing to go a-fishing;For this the month of May was made.     

Henry Van Dyke

You are as welcome as the flowers in May.     

Charles Macklin

Tis a month before the month of May, And the spring comes slowly up this way.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

In the marvellous month of May when all the buds were bursting, then in my heart did love arise. In the marvellous month of May when all the birds were singing, then did I reveal to her my yearning and longing.     

Heinrich Heine

May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.     

Fennel Hudson

Another May new buds and flowers shall bring: Ah! why has happiness no second Spring?     

Charlotte Smith

Among the changing months, May stands confest The sweetest, and in fairest colors dressed.     

James Thomson

Let all thy joys be as the month of May, And all thy days be as a marriage day.     

Francis Quarles

The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit.     

Thomas Malory

The world's favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.     

Edwin Way Teale

I thought that spring must last forevermore; For I was young and loved, and it was May.     

Vera Brittain

A great difference between May and Day is the M and D! Be a good Managing Director of your life each day in May.     

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

As full of spirit as the month of May, and as gorgeous as the sun in Midsummer.     

William Shakespeare

May: the lilacs are in bloom. Forget yourself.     

Marty Rubin

The month of May is the pleasant time; its face is beautiful; the blackbird sings his full song, the living wood is his holding, the cuckoos are singing and ever singing; there is a welcome before the brightness of the summer.     

Lady Gregory