Quotations on Spring

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It is so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved, to have thought, to have done.
- Matthew Arnold
(Keywords: Thought, Light, Spring, Sun)

They urged me to take up winter quarters at the forks of the Platt, stating that if I attempted to advance further until spring, I would endanger the lives of my whole party.
- William Henry Ashley
(Keywords: Party, Spring, Winter)

To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left, to find a dry spring where one looked for running water - there is no help for any of these things.
- Mary Austin
(Keywords: Help, Right, Running, Spring, Water)

If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Life, Direction, Enemies, Spring, World, Youth)

We expect to keep our writing sessions going until late spring, then to play some new material in a few secret club dates. The record will likely take a long time and may not surface until 1999!
- Adrian Belew
(Keywords: Time, May, Play, Spring, Will, Writing)

As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
- Bo Bennett
(Keywords: Growth, Prosperity, Spring, Will, Winter)

I came back out here from England and I was there for a while and it was beautiful and it is just great to see London going from Spring to Summer and Autumn.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Autumn, England, London, Spring, Summer)

For some reason in Spring Training, everything just clicked. You don't try to do anything in Spring Training but get ready, but things fell into place.
- Bobby Bonilla
(Keywords: Reason, Spring, Training)

Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Keywords: Autumn, Day, Spring, Winter)

Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Keywords: Life, Hope, Seasons, Spring, Will)

For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours.
- Pam Brown
(Keywords: Glory, Spring, Will)

Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country.
- William Jennings Bryan
(Keywords: Cities, Country, Magic, Spring, Will)

Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!
- Sitting Bull
(Keywords: Earth, Friends, Results, Spring, Sun)

It's the fans that need spring training. You gotta get 'em interested. Wake 'em up and let 'em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll.
- Harry Caray
(Keywords: Fans, Spring, Training)

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
(Keywords: April, May, Spring, Summer, Winter)

As winter weather settles in around the country, millions of American families are facing skyrocketing home heating prices with even greater impact if cold temperatures persist into the spring.
- Russ Carnahan
(Keywords: Home, American, Country, Spring, Weather, Winter)

In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women.
- Hugo Claus
(Keywords: Women, Lie, Autumn, First, Ruin, Spring, Summer)

The Barks of Trees are best gathered in the Spring, if it be of great Trees, as Oaks or the like, because then they come easiest off, and so you may dry them if you please, but indeed your best way is to gather all Barks only for present use.
- Nicholas Culpeper
(Keywords: May, Present, Spring, Trees)

I am fully committed to Hannah Montana. It's what gave me this amazing opportunity to reach out to so many people. I'm really excited about our new season. We are making great new episodes that I can't wait for our fans to see and I'm looking forward to the "Hannah Montana" movie that will be out in the spring.
- Miley Cyrus
(Keywords: People, Opportunity, Fans, Montana, Spring, Will)

Isn't it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who, with such a thought, would not spring from bed, eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it?
- Richard Dawkins
(Keywords: Thought, Bed, Grave, Spring, World)

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.
- John Donne
(Keywords: Beauty, Grace, Spring, Summer)

Spring and summer 1942 was probably the worst period of internal terror in Slovakia. It was also the time of mass deportation of Slovak Jews to the extermination camps in Poland.
- Alexander Dubcek
(Keywords: Time, Spring, Summer, Terror)

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 A. Edison
(Keywords: Death, Science, War, Day, Force, Machine, Man, Order, Spring, Will)

The Florida State League was considered the top A-league back then. You played in the spring training parks of major league teams, traveled throughout some great cities in Florida, and the pay was the best in A-ball.
- Jim Evans
(Keywords: Cities, Spring, State, Training)

A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring.
- Jane Fonda
(Keywords: Man, Right, Spring, Woman)

My heart is in a world of water and crystal, My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains.
- Du Fu
(Keywords: Time, Heart, Clothes, Spring, Water, World)

We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces.
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Keywords: Faces, Flowers, Road, Song, Spring, Winter)

I do hope that our spring will be starting shortly and we will all be able to enjoy some sunshine again.
- Lesley Garrett
(Keywords: Hope, Spring, Will)

Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.
- Khalil Gibran
(Keywords: People, Drinking, Spring, Water)

When we finish this tour we are going to begin writing and go into the studio to hopefully have a brand new Foreigner album out in early spring next year. This will be the first Foreigner album out in about ten years.
- Lou Gramm
(Keywords: First, Spring, Will, Writing, Years)

That U.N. Security Council resolution requires getting Syrian troops and intelligence officials out of Lebanon so that the Lebanese can have elections here this spring that are free and fair and free of outside influence.
- Stephen Hadley
(Keywords: Intelligence, Elections, Influence, Resolution, Security, Spring, Troops)

Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Keywords: Art, Religion, Economics, Spring, Strangers)

I like to express certain things that happen in my life, the joy of spring, the birds singing and young babies coming into the world. You know, the whole thing as well as the part I'm not happy with, the sad part.
- Roy Haynes
(Keywords: Life, Babies, Birds, Joy, Singing, Spring, World)

I am never at my best in the early morning, especially a cold morning in the Yorkshire spring with a piercing March wind sweeping down from the fells, finding its way inside my clothing, nipping at my nose and ears.
- James Herriot
(Keywords: March, Spring, Wind)

But your questions, which are unanswerable without exception, all spring from the same erroneous thinking.
- Herman Hesse
(Keywords: Questions, Spring, Thinking)

People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
- Rogers Hornsby
(Keywords: People, Baseball, Spring, Winter)

I hope to God that the inner strength that will vindicate my deeds will in good time spring forth from my own people. I have done as I had to on the prompting of my inner voice.
- Kurt Huber
(Keywords: Time, God, People, Hope, Strength, Deeds, Spring, Voice, Will)

The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself. Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center. The birds were singing. It was spring.
- Burl Ives
(Keywords: Birds, Singing, Spring, Wind)

I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake city during the summer.
- Calamity Jane
(Keywords: Montana, Spring, Summer)

No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Autumn, Flowers, Man, Spring, Taste)

I raised frogs every spring in our house from tadpoles and by end of summer our house was overrun with frogs.
- William Joyce
(Keywords: End, Frogs, Spring, Summer)

Then in 1969, I spent the spring term at Cornell University in New York. The invasion of August 1968 had already happened, but the hardline regime took several months to crack down on dissidents.
- Vaclav Klaus
(Keywords: Months, Spring, University)

People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.
- Sandy Koufax
(Keywords: People, Baseball, Being, Spring, Training)

One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring.
- Aldo Leopold
(Keywords: Geese, March, Spring, Summer)

The weather here is gorgeous. It's mild and feels like it's in the eighties. The hot dog vendors got confused because of the weather and thought it was spring, so they accidentally changed the hot dog water in their carts.
- David Letterman
(Keywords: Thought, Spring, Water, Weather)

Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed.
- George Henry Lewes
(Keywords: Beauty, Genius, Growth, Spring, Years)

A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?
- Hugh Mackay
(Keywords: Autumn, Day, Easter, Energy, Melancholy, Spirit, Spring, Vitality)

Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England.
- Archibald MacLeish
(Keywords: American, Cities, Day, EnglFaces, Spring, Summer, Will)

Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden
(Keywords: Animals, Cowards, Eye, Obstacles, Sight, Spring, Will)

After the navy, I transferred to Harvard and finished there. I was there the spring term of 1951 and I stayed through the summer term and a whole other year, so I was able to do two years in a little less than a year and a half.
- Harry Mathews
(Keywords: Navy, Spring, Summer, Years)



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