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160 Inspiring Quotes We’ve Been Loving This Spring

If winter comes, can spring be far behind?

Every year, the cold of winter melts away, and Spring brings a new beginning. At the same time, the wonderlands of winter do indeed inspire their comforts and cosiness, which could deny the appeal of the yearly thaw. The snow melts and buds appear on the trees while the temperatures slowly rise—all signs point to good days ahead. In the next few weeks, flowers will be sprouting up, and we’ll hear countless birds chirping and see them flying overhead regularly. It’s such a refreshing time! The warm sunshine feels so good on our skin and melts away our winter blues. Colourful blooms are popping up, and it’s the perfect time to start planting the garden.

Spring has always inspired me. For artists, writers, poets, and even comedians; Spring is the harbinger of hope. It offers relief from the barren and, often, challenging winter. It is the season of birth for the animals and plants- life is renewed as ice melts, the ground softens, and seeds take root. We can’t wait to welcome the warmth of Spring back.

To celebrate the beauty of the season and the flowers returning, here are 160 of our favourite spring quotes. From sweet flower quotes to Easter quotes and even a few all-purpose happy quotes thrown in for good measure, there’s something here for just about everyone. After all, as Anita Krizzan puts it, “Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer.”

160 Quotes We Love About Spring

Top 10 Spring Quotes

“If people did not love one another, I really don’t see what use there would be in having any spring.” – Victor Hugo

“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

“O, wind, If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

“In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.” – Mark Twain

“It’s spring again. I can hear the birds sing again. See the flowers start to bud. See young people fall in love.” – Lou Rawls

“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” – Robert H. Schuller

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” – Ruth Stout

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” – Roger Hornsby

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” – Hal Borland

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus (See also: Autumn Quotes)

Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is. Jessica Harrelson

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“Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.” – Lewis Grizzard

“Spring’s greatest joy beyond a doubt is when it brings the children out.” – Edgar Guest

“Spring: the music of open windows.” – Terri Guillemets

“Spring: a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be.”

“Spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm.” – John Muir

“Spring won’t let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again.” – Gustav Mahler

“Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer.” – Anita Krizzan

“Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.” – Bishop Reginald Heber

“Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.” – Virgil A. Kraft

“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.” – Yoko Ono

“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

“Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush.” – Doug Larson

“Spring is when life’s alive in everything.” – Christina Rossetti

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Spring is the fountain of love for thirsty winter.” – Munia Khan

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” – Robin Williams

“Spring fever, Spring is here at last. Spring fever, my heart’s beating fast. Get up, get out. Spring is everywhere.” – Elvis Presley

“Spring drew on…and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps.” – Charlotte Brontë

“Spring and fall, those are very inspiring times of the year for me.” – Henry Rollins

“Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is.” – Jessica Harrelson

I'm so excited that Spring is here, I wet my plants.

Short Spring Quotes

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“A flower blossoms for its own joy.” – Oscar Wilde

“An optimist is the human personification of spring.” – Susan J. Bissonette

“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.” – William Shakespeare

“April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go.” – Christopher Morley

“April showers bring May flowers.”

“Blossom by blossom the spring begins.” –

“Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?” – Neltje Blanchan

“Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.” – Lilly Pulitzer

“Despite the heart numbing frost, my soul is blooming like spring.” – Debasish Mridha

“Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment.” – Ellis Peters

“From the end spring new beginnings.” – Pliny the Elder

“I must have flowers, always and always.” – Claude Monet

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.” – John Lennon

“No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.” – English Proverb

“Nothing ever seems impossible in spring, you know.” – L.M. Montgomery

“The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing.” – S. Brown

“The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.” – Marty Rubin

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson

“You are reborn with the roses, in every spring.” – Juan Ramón Jiménez

“With the coming of spring, I am calm again.” – Gustav Mahler

“You can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep spring from coming.” – Pablo Neruda

SPRING A lovely reminder of how BEAUTIFUL change can truly be

Funny Spring Quotes

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“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

“Had I known that you would be my first glimpse of spring, I would’ve kissed every fallen petal of my hope along the way.” – Sai Predeep

“I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees.” – Pablo Neruda

“If you think my winter is too cold, you don’t deserve my spring.” – Erin Hanson

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” – Margaret Atwood

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“It is spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want–oh, you don’t know quite what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” – Mark Twain

“Once I was a sentimental thing, threw my heart away each Spring. Now a Spring romance hasn’t got a chance. Promised my first dance to Winter.” – Ella Fitzgerald

“Or maybe spring is the season of love and fall the season of mad lust. Spring for flirting but fall for the untamed delicious wild thing.” – Elizabeth Cohen

“Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.” – W. Earl Hall

“We can’t possibly have a summer love. So many people have tried that the name’s become proverbial. Summer is only the unfulfilled promise of spring, a charlatan in place of the warm balmy nights I dream of in April. It’s a sad season of life without growth…It has no day.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. Margaret Atwood

Inspirational Spring Quotes

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“Always it’s spring and everyone’s in love and flowers pick themselves.” – E. E. Cummings

“Because the birdsong might be pretty, But it’s not for you they sing, And if you think my winter is too cold, You don’t deserve my spring.” – Erin Hanson

“But only a person in the depths of despair neglected to look beyond winter to the spring that inevitably followed, bringing back color and life and hope.” – Mary Balogh

“Come with me into the woods. Where spring is advancing, as it does, no matter what, not being singular or particular, but one of the forever gifts, and certainly visible.” – Mary Oliver

“Early spring is the time for vigorous change, a preparation for the heat-driven oppression that is to come.” – Henry Rollins

“I had always planned to make a large painting of the early spring, when the first leaves are at the bottom of the trees, and they seem to float in space in a wonderful way. But the arrival of spring can’t be done in one picture.” – David Hockney

“I suppose the best kind of spring morning is the best weather God has to offer.” – Dodie Smith

“If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom.” – Audra Foveo

“In springtime, love is carried on the breeze. Watch out for flying passion and kisses whizzing by your head.” – Emma Racine Defleur

“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

“Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.” – Vladimir Nabokov

“Oh, Spring! I want to go out and feel you and get inspiration. My old things seem dead. I want fresh contacts, more vital searching.” – Emily Carr

“The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.” – Bernard Williams

“The spring wakes us, nurtures us and revitalizes us. How often does your spring come? If you are a prisoner of the calendar, it comes once a year. If you are creating authentic power, it comes frequently, or very frequently.” – Gary Zukav

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” – Henry David Thoreau

“It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.” – B. C. Forbes

Happy Spring Quotes

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“Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.” – John Harrigan

“I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better.” – Steve Southerland

“I enjoy the spring more than the autumn now. One does, I think, as one gets older.” – Virginia Woolf

“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

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” – Edwin Way Teale

“There’s so much spring in the air—there’s so much lazy sweetness in your heart.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” – George Santayana

Spring Break Quotes

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“Spring an experience in immortality.”

“Oh, Spring! I want to go out and feel you and get inspiration. My old things seem dead. I want fresh contacts, more vital searching. ”

“I think in spring, we don’t want to wear makeup, we don’t want to wear a ton of clothes, we just want everything to be easier.”

“Go where the wifi is weak and the sun is strong.”

“If traveling was free, you’d never see me again.”

“Spring is a time to find out where you are, who you are, and move toward where you are going.”

“Take as many vacations as you can. You can always make money. You can’t always make memories.”

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.”

“Teacher count down the days until spring break too.”

“I’m starting to think this is the most spiritual place i’ve ever been.”

“Holy cow, in the course of one week I feel like I’ve lived about a year!”

“It was spring break, so the theater was always packed with high schools students. It was an animal house. I wanted to burn the place down.”

“Some of the best memories are made in flip flops.”

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”

“It’s not Spring Break until somebody dies!”

“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!.”

“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.”

“All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go…”

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

“Teacher leaving for Spring Break…”

“Good things come to those who book flights.”

“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!.”

“Spring is very energising to me.”

“When in doubt, spring break.”

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

“Our teachers be like: Hmm..How about we assignfour projects after spring break and make them due in a week.”

“Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!”

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

“Hoe while it is spring, and enjoy the best anticipations. It is not much matter if things do not turn out well.”

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”

“Spring break for teacher. A time to visit the restroom anytime of the day!.”

“All I want are sunsets and palm trees.”

“I do believe it’s time for another adventure.”

“I can’t buy happiness, but I can buy a plane ticket and that’s pretty close.”

“I love being on vacation and never knowing what day it is.”

“I can’t keep calm because my vacation is coming soon.”

“Spring’s greatest joy beyond a doubt is when it brings the children out.”

“It’s more than just spring break, it’s our chance to see something different.”

“If you need me… call me on my shell.”

“Holidays are all different depending on the company and time of your life.”

“I’m all about the palm trees and 80 degrees.”

“Stay strong spring break is in one day!.”

“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.”

“Memories made together last a lifetime.”

“Spring is when life’s alive in everything.”

Spring Cleaning Quotes

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“My idea of superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors.” – Bette Midler

“There was no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn’t get any worse.” – Quentin Crisp

“Dust is a protective coating for fine furniture.” – Mario Buatta

“I’m not going to vacuum until Sears makes one you can ride on.” – Roseanne Barr

“My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance.” – Erma Bombeck

“Have nothing in your home that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” – William Morris

“When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. Or maybe I mean why.” – Katharine Whitehorn

“Housekeeping ain’t no joke.” – Louisa May Alcott

“You don’t get anything clean without getting something else dirty.” – Cecil Baxter

“Housework can’t kill you, but why take a chance?” – Phyllis Diller

“I hate housework. You make the beds, you wash the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again.” – Joan Rivers

“Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door.” – Marcelene Cox

“I am never five minutes into stripping the clutter from my life before I start running into the clutter that is my life.” – Robert Brault

“One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.” – A.A. Milne

Spring Day Quotes

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“A kind word is like a spring day.” – Russian Proverb

“It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.” – John Galsworthy

“Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom.” – Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

“No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere.” – Sheryl Crow

“The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” – Harriet Ann Jacobs

First Day Of Spring Quotes

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“I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright.” – Millard Kaufman

“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

“The first real day of spring is like the first time a boy holds your hand. A flood of skin-tingling warmth consumes you, and everything shines with a fresh, colorful glow, making you forget that anything as cold and harsh as winter ever existed.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

“The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.” – Gertrude Wister

“The promise of spring’s arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter!” – Jen Selinsky

“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest. The only thing that could spoil a day was people, and if you keep from making engagements, each day had no limits. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.” – Ernest Hemingway

Final Thoughts

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Whether you’re looking for motivation to start your, ideas to help you or just a big breath of fresh air as we look forward to the better days ahead, we have the perfect spring quote for you. Hopefully, the quotes above have given you a reason to celebrate the beauty around you.

Do you enjoy these spring quotes? Which of the quotes was your favourite? Let us know in the comment section below. Also, don’t forget to share with your friends and followers.

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