Spring Quotes

Johann von goethe - all theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden...
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

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
Paul valery - the folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,...
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
She is not fair to outward view As many maidens be Her loveliness I never knew Until she smiled on me Oh then I saw her eye was bright, A well of love, a spring of light.
Hartley Coleridge

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
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
Sit quiety, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.
Zen Prove
When you drink the water, remember the spring.
Chinese Prove
Henry ward beeche - a person without a sense of humor is like a wagon...
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 kind word is like a spring day.
Russian Prove
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
It would be ridiculous to talk of male and female atmospheres, male and female springs or rains, male and female sunshine.... How much more ridiculous is it in relation to mind, to soul, to thought, where there is as undeniably no such thing as sex...
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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 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
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
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.
Homer, The Iliad
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
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
She is not fair to outward view As many maidens be; Her loveliness I never knew Until she smiled on me; Oh! then I saw her eye was bright, A well of love, a spring of light.
Hartley Coleridge
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
Keep your faith in all beautiful things in the sun when it is hidden, in the Spring when it is gone.
Roy R. Gilson
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka
Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.
Lewis Grizzard
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
Truth, springs from agrument amongst friends.
David Hume
The first glance at History convinces us that the actions of men proceed from their needs, their passions, their characters and talents and impresses us with the belief that such needs, passions and interests are the sole spring of actions.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas Alva Edison
To be amused by what you read - - That is the great spring of happy quotations.
C. E. Montague
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Joseph P. Thompson
An optimist is the human personification of spring.
Susan J. Bissonette
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
G. M. Trevelyan
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
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
We slew the goliath of raciism, but, we now must contend with his offspring.
Rev. Jesse Jackson
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
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
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