Spring Quotes

Georg christoph lichtenberg - with most men, unbelief in one thing springs from...
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

Sit quiety, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.
Zen Prove
Vaclav havel - a human action becomes genuinely important when...
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
Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.
Clarence Day

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Joseph P. Thompson
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)
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
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
The buddha - the thought manifests as the word; the word...
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 bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Oscar Wilde
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
Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.
Kahlil Gibran
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
Every year, back come Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants.
Dorothy Parke
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
Paul Valery
We slew the goliath of raciism, but, we now must contend with his offspring.
Rev. Jesse Jackson
Keep your faith in all beautiful things in the sun when it is hidden, in the Spring when it is gone.
Roy R. Gilson
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Kahlil Gibran
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
George Santayana
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
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
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
An optimist is the human personification of spring.
Susan J. Bissonette
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka
A kind word is like a spring day.
Russian Prove
Spring is the time of the year, when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.
Charles Dickens, Great expectations
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
G. M. Trevelyan
Beauty is a form of genius - - Is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
Oscar Wilde
Truth, springs from agrument amongst friends.
David Hume
A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.
Emily Dickinson, No. 1333
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
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
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
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
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
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