Spring Quotes

Eugene v. debs - if it had not been for the discontent of a few...
I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people, and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
Benjamin Disraeli

Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
Scott Adams
Oscar wilde - beauty is a form of genius - - is higher, indeed,...
In the desert a fountain is springing, In the wide waste there still is a tree, And a bird in the solitude singing, Which speaks to my spirit of thee.
Lord Byron, Stanzas to Augusta
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs - - Jolted by every pebble in the road.
Henry Ward Beeche

Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged.
James Ramsey
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laugther, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
Thomas Carlyle
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.
Samuel Johnson
We know too much and feel too little. At least, we feel too little of those creative emotions from which a good life springs.
Bertrand Russell
Rev. jesse jackson - we slew the goliath of raciism, but, we now must...
April is the cruellest month, breedingLilacs out of the dead land, mixingMemory out of desire, stirringDull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, coveringEarth in a forgetful snow, feedingA little life with dried tubers.
T. S. Eliot
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
Cato the Elde
The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness... This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
Plato, The Republic
He who neglects to drink from the spring of experience is likely to die of thirst in the desert of ignorance.
Ling Po, (Chinese, 701 - 762)
With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
All cruelty springs from weakness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There I lay staring upward, while the stars wheeled over... Faint to my ears came the gathered rumour of all lands: the springing and the dying, the song and the weeping, and the slow everlasting groan of overburdened stone.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Spring is the time of the year, when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.
Charles Dickens, Great expectations
Long stormy spring - Time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May but at length the season of summer does come.
Thomas Carlyle
My life is music. And in some vague, mysterious, and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often - - In fact, mostly - - At the expense of everything else in my life.
Stan Getz
Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way throughout a thousand obstacles.
Washington Irving
A generation of men is like a generation of leaves the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - And the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
Home
O, how this spring of love resembleth The uncertain glory of an April day!
William Shakespeare, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona", Act 1 scene 3
Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted, If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When you drink the water, remember the spring.
Chinese Prove
Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted, If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment; That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
My ideas are a curse. They spring from a radical discontent With the awful order of things.
Mary Manin Boggs
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka
A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear - Sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerality of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.
Vaclav Havel
Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
Victor Hugo
At least two - Thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas.
Aldous Huxley
There is no such thing as chance and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.
Johann Christian Friedrich von Schille
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
Johann von Goethe
A well frog knows nothing of the ocean for it is bound by its space. The Spring insect knows nothing of the Winter because it is bound to a single season.
Chuang Tzu
Keep your faith in all beautiful things in the sun when it is hidden, in the Spring when it is gone.
Roy R. Gilson
Sit quiety, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.
Zen Prove
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.
Kahlil Gibran
From the end spring new beginnings.
Pliny the Elde