Sunshine Is on Its Way—Here Are the 50 Best Springtime Quotes for This Season of Hope

Before you know it, springtime weather will be here! To celebrate the first day of spring on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, and the entire season of hope and new beginnings, we have gathered the 50 best spring quotes to brighten your day, as well as the months ahead.

In the next few months, flowers will be sprouting up, and we'll hear countless birds chirping and see them flying overhead on a regular basis. We'll watch the rainfall poetically to renew the Earth surrounding us, and maybe we'll take the kids and their laughter outside to jump in puddles afterward. Our walks throughout the neighborhood will require fewer layers with each passing week, and hopefully, our fears will shed as well as we see hope continuing on all around us.

This is a time of refocusing, gaining refreshed mindsets, and appreciating the little things, which have actually proven to be some of the biggest things. So, as we prepare to step into this new period of revitalization, let these 50 quotes about spring inspire you to keep looking forward.

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50 Best Spring Quotes



1. "Spring is the time of plans and projects." — Leo Tolstoy

2. "Blossom by blossom the spring begins." — Algernon Charles Swinburne

3. "You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming." — Pablo Neruda

4. "Oh, Spring! I want to go out and feel you and get inspiration. My old things seem dead. I want fresh contacts, more vital searching." — Emily Carr

5. "What a strange thing!
to be alive
beneath cherry blossoms." — Kobayashi Issa

6. "In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt." — Margaret Atwood

7. "Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is." — Jessica Harrelson

8. "It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart." — Rainer Maria Rilke

9. "Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed... Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders." — Henry David Thoreau

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10. "Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush." — Doug Larson

11. "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

12. "Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring." — Vladimir Nabokov

13. "Spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm." — John Muir

14. "If people did not love one another, I really don't see what use there would be in having any spring." — Victor Hugo

15. "In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours." — Mark Twain 

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16. "Early spring is the time for vigorous change, a preparation for the heat-driven oppression that is to come." — Henry Rollins

17. "I enjoy the spring more than the autumn now. One does, I think, as one gets older." — Virginia Woolf

18. "Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'" — Robin Williams  

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19. "Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world." — Virgil A. Kraft



20. "That is one good thing about this world...there are always sure to be more springs." — L.M. Montgomery

21. "Despite the forecast, live like it's spring." — Lilly Pulitzer

22. "The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size." — Gertrude S. Wister

23. "I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright." — Millard Kaufman

24. "Spring drew on...and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps." — Charlotte Brontë

25. "Spring and fall, those are very inspiring times of the year for me." — Henry Rollins

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26. "Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil." — Bishop Reginald Heber

27. "The promise of spring's arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter!" — Jen Selinsky

28. "The deep roots never doubt spring will come." — Marty Rubin

29. "Always it's spring and everyone's in love and flowers pick themselves." — E. E. Cummings



30. "A flower blossoms for its own joy." — Oscar Wilde

31. "Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own." — Charles Dickens

32. "I suppose the best kind of spring morning is the best weather God has to offer." — Dodie Smith

33. "Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?" — Neltje Blanchan

34. "Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn." — Lewis Grizzard

35. "My favorite weather is bird chirping weather." — Terri Guillemets

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36. "The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing." — S. Brown

37. "The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also." — Harriet Ann Jacobs

38. "If winter comes, can spring be far behind?" — Percy Bysshe Shelley

39. "Don't wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul." — Luther Burbank



40. "Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat." — Laura Ingalls Wilder

41. "A kind word is like a spring day." — Russian Proverb

42. "No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere." — Sheryl Crow

43. "Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer." — Anita Krizzan

44. "Deep in their roots, all flowers keep their light." — Theodore Roethke

45. "Spring's greatest joy beyond a doubt is when it brings the children out." — Edgar Guest

46. "An optimist is the human personification of spring." — Susan J. Bissonette

47. "It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold, when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade." — Charles Dickens

48. "The earth laughs in flowers." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

49. "Come with me into the woods. Where spring is advancing, as it does, no matter what, not being singular or particular, but one of the forever gifts, and certainly visible." — Mary Oliver

50. "Where flowers bloom so does hope." — Lady Bird Johnson

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