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Monday, March 23, 2009

Spring Quotations

Obviously, I love quotations and that is the reason why I am posting it here. These quotes are all about spring. Just thought of sharing these with you.

"Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. "
  • -- William Alexander
  • "Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring. "
    -- Nelson Algren
  • "A souvenir of those years is a small cottage on the cliffs of Cornwall, where Joyce and I spend a spring month every year, hiking and seeing friends. "
    -- Philip Warren Anderson
  • "Is it so small a thing To have enjoy'd the sun, To have lived light in the spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done..."
    -- Matthew Arnold
  • "In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt."
    -- Margaret Atwood
  • "Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot. "
    -- Bernard Barton
  • "Spring rain conveyed under the trees in drops."
    -- Matsuo Basho
  • "Spring with its wavin' green grass and heaps of sweet-smellin' flowers on every hill and in every dale. "
    -- Roy Bean
  • "Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June."
    -- Al Bernstein
  • "An optimist is the human personification of spring."
    -- Susan J. Bissonette
  • "Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring? "
    -- Neltje Blanchan
  • "Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day."
    -- Elizabeth Bowen
  • "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
  • "No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. "
    -- Hal Borland
  • "For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours. "
    -- Pam Brown
  • "I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time. "
    -- Robert Browning
  • "Spring would not be spring without bird songs."
    -- Francis M. Chapman
  • "Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn."
    -- Hare Charles
  • "Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring."
    -- Chinese Proverb
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