Spring Quotes

Roy r. gilson - keep your faith in all beautiful things in the...
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

A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.
Emily Dickinson, No. 1333
George santayana - to be interested in the changing seasons is a...
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
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)

If it had not been for the discontent of a few fellows who had not been satisfied with their conditions, you would still be living in caves. Intelligent discontent is the mainspring of civilization. Progress is born of agitation. It is agitation or stagnation.
Eugene V. Debs
The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care, And let it spring from love Born out of concern for all beings.
The Buddha
Cruelty is like hope: it springs eternal.
Dr. Anthony Daniels, The Observer (1998)
If there comes a little thaw, Still the air is chill and raw, Here and there a patch of snow, Dirtier than the ground below, Dribbles down a marshy flood Ankle - Deep you stick in mud In the meadows while you sing, This is Spring.
Christopher Pearce Cranch
Scott adams - most success springs from an obstacle or failure....
Could Hamlet have been written by a committee, or the Mona Lisa painted by a club Could the New Testament have been composed as a conference report Creative ideas do not spring from groups. They spring from individuals. The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam.
A. Whitney Griswold
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
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
All cruelty springs from weakness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
Victor Hugo
If there comes a little thaw, Still the air is chill and raw, Here and there a patch of snow, Dirtier than the ground below, Dribbles down a marshy flood; Ankle - Deep you stick in mud In the meadows while you sing, This is Spring.
Christopher Pearce Cranch, A Spring Growl
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
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka
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
Where self - Interest is suppressed, it is replaced by a burdensome system of bureaucratic control that dries up the wellspring of initiative and creativity.
Pope John Paul II
An optimist is the human personification of spring.
Susan J. Bissonette
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
A kind word is like a spring day.
Russian 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
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
Cato the Elde
With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Every winter, When the great sun has turned his face away, The earth goes down into a vale of grief, And fasts, and weeps, and shrouds herself in sables, Leaving her wedding - Garlands to decay - - Then leaps in spring to his returning kisses.
Charles Kingsley
There is a courtesy of the heart it is allied to love. From it springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
Johann von Goethe
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Oscar Wilde
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several - - From foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy.
Jean de la Bruyere
Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Sit quiety, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.
Zen Prove
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
Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.
Lewis Grizzard
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch, Morals
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.
Schille
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