Spring Quotes

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
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
Anne Bradstreet

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
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
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
Christopher pearce cranch, a spring growl - if there comes a little thaw, still the air is...

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
Russian prove - a kind word is like a spring day....
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
G. M. Trevelyan
Sit quiety, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.
Zen 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
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
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
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
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
David Hume
William shakespeare,
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
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 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
Spring makes everything look filthy.
Katherine Whitehorn
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
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
Cruelty is like hope: it springs eternal.
Dr. Anthony Daniels, The Observer (1998)
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
Truth, springs from agrument amongst friends.
David Hume
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
Johann von Goethe
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
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
Spring is a true reconstructionist.
Henry Timrod
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
An optimist is the human personification of spring.
Susan J. Bissonette
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch, Morals
With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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
My ideas are a curse. They spring from a radical discontent With the awful order of things.
Mary Manin Boggs
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
Cato the Elde
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
Look well into thyself there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka