Quotes For Spring

A few days ago, I was out and I saw my first crocuses of the year! I know, I’m very late – I haven’t been going out much recently – but it’s one of my favourite moments of spring. The first crocuses, the first snowdrops, the first daffodils… I love it. So I thought I’d share some quotes about spring as it seems that spring has really, finally joined us…


“‘Is the spring coming?’ he said. ‘What is it like?’ […] ‘It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…'” – Francis Hodgson Burnett

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

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

“In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.” – Henry Rollins

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

“Spring triumphs over winter (he always lets her win).” – Terri Guillemets

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

“I hear the passing echoes of winter and feel the warming springtime sun.” – Terri Guillemets

“The sun has come out… and the air is vivid with spring light.” – Byron Caldwell Smith

“Hope sleeps in our bones like a bear waiting for spring to rise and walk.” – Marge Piercy

“The first wild-flower of the year is like land after sea.” – Thomas Wentworth Higginson

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

“Spring translates earth’s happiness into colourful flowers.” – Terri Guillemets

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

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

“Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” – Theodore Roethke

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

“Flowers rewrite soil, water, and sunshine into petal’d poetry.” – Terri Guillemets

“Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.” – Jim Carrey

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

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

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


While spring brings with it a lot of wild weather – wind, rain, grey skies – it also brings colour and freshness and a sense of change and momentum. I love the change of seasons; I love the possibility and hope associated with that change. I’m cautiously hopeful about what this spring holds.

Do you have any quotes that you associate with spring?

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