Spring Quotes

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
A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again.
Alexander Pope, An essay on Criticism

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.
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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
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka
Pope john paul ii - where self - interest is suppressed, it is...

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
Lucius annaeus seneca - all cruelty springs from weakness....
My life is music. And in some vague, mysterious, and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often - - In fact, mostly - - At the expense of everything else in my life.
Stan Getz
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
G. M. Trevelyan
Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.
Chinese Prove
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Joseph P. Thompson
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
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Kahlil Gibran
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
More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.
Uta Hagan
Ling po, (chinese, 701 - 762) - he who neglects to drink from the spring of...
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
Look well into thyself there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
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
Keep your faith in all beautiful things in the sun when it is hidden, in the Spring when it is gone.
Roy R. Gilson
Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
Victor Hugo
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
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
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
Cato the Elde
A kind word is like a spring day.
Russian Prove
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring Impatience and Laziness.
Franz Kafka
From the end spring new beginnings.
Pliny the Elde
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch, Morals
My ideas are a curse. They spring from a radical discontent With the awful order of things.
Mary Manin Boggs
Cruelty is like hope: it springs eternal.
Dr. Anthony Daniels, The Observer (1998)
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
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
Spring is the time of the year, when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.
Charles Dickens, Great expectations
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
Anne Bradstreet
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Oscar Wilde
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
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
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
Truth, springs from agrument amongst friends.
David Hume