Spring Sayings and Quotes

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


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 the instruments, not the composer.     

Geoffrey B. Charlesworth

Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.     

Rainer Maria Rilke

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

Robin Williams

Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!     

Sitting Bull

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.     

Doug Larson

The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.     

Bern Williams

Spring is when life's alive in everything.     

Christina Rossetti

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.     

Bishop Reginald Heber

When there's new growth bursting out all over, everything fresh, green, and flourishing, the plants are little rockets of success going off every time you look at them.     

Jacqueline Heriteau

In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Spring is sooner recognized by plants than by men.     

Chinese Proverb

Every spring is the only spring - a perpetual astonishment.     

Ellis Peters

But each spring a gardening instinct, sure as the sap rising in the trees, stirs within us. We look about and decide to tame another little bit of ground.     

Lewis Gantt

The sun was warm but the wind was chill. You know how it is with an April day.     

Robert Frost

Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes its gay attire.     

Virgil

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

Rainer Maria Rilke

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

W. Earl Hall

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.     

Pablo Neruda

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

Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.     

Virgil Kraft

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

Harriet Ann Jacobs

The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.     

Henry Van Dyke

When spring comes the grass grows by itself.     

Tao Te Ching

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

Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.     

William Shakespeare

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

Edgar Guest

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

Now Nature hangs her mantle green On every blooming tree, And spreads her sheets o' daisies white Out o'er the grassy lea.     

Robert Burns

Spring hangs her infant blossoms on the trees, Rock'd in the cradle of the western breeze.     

William Cowper