Spring Quotes

Susan j. bissonette - an optimist is the human personification of...
When you drink the water, remember the spring.
Chinese Prove

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
William shakespeare,
Keep your faith in all beautiful things in the sun when it is hidden, in the Spring when it is gone.
Roy R. Gilson
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

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Joseph P. Thompson
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
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
Sit quiety, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.
Zen Prove
Oscar wilde - beauty is a form of genius - - is higher, indeed,...
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
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
David Hume
We slew the goliath of raciism, but, we now must contend with his offspring.
Rev. Jesse Jackson
Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.
Chinese Prove
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
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
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
Anne Bradstreet
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
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Kahlil Gibran
Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.
Clarence Day
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 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
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
To be amused by what you read - - That is the great spring of happy quotations.
C. E. Montague
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
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
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka
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 no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.
Schille
From the end spring new beginnings.
Pliny the Elde
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
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
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
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
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
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
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