Spring (20th March to 21st June)

Evil events from evil causes spring.
Aristophanes

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

Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Edmund Burke

Fantastic! Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break, your coats are getting dirty, everything’s dark, dingy – what a great time for a movie!
John Hughes

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

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

For nine years, till the spring of 1881, we lived in Oxford, in a little house north of the Parks, in what was then the newest quarter of the University town.
Mary A. Ward

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

From heav’nly thoughts all true delight doth spring.
Thomas Campion

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

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Spring is a true reconstructionist.
Henry Timrod

From labour health, from health contentment spring; contentment opes the source of every joy.
James Beattie

From the end spring new beginnings.
Pliny the Elder

Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author’s soul. If that upheaval is not present then it must come from the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted.
Robert Benchley

History is, in its essentials, the science of change. It knows and it teaches that it is impossible to find two events that are ever exactly alike, because the conditions from which they spring are never identical.
Marc Bloch

I always wanted to be a dentist from the time I was in high school, and I was accepted to dental school in the spring of 1972. I was planning to go, but after the Olympics there were other opportunities.
Mark Spitz

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

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

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

I do hope that our spring will be starting shortly and we will all be able to enjoy some sunshine again.
Lesley Garrett

I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.
Georg Trakl

People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.
Sandy Koufax

Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
Wallace Stevens

Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Kahlil Gibran

A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring.
Jane Fonda

A Poem does not grow by jerks. As trees in Spring produce a new ring of tissue, so does every poet put forth a fresh outlay of stuff at the same season.
Wilfred Owen

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

A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater.
Christy Mathewson

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

All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
Jean de la Bruyere

I had only played five games in my senior year in high school. I was not large enough. Hell, when I graduated, I was about five foot four and weighed 120 pounds. I didn’t go with the Dodgers until spring training of 1940 and I weighed all of 155 pounds soaking wet.
Pee Wee Reese

So far this spring, 59 American communities have been flattened by tornadoes. Nobody has helped.
Gordon Sinclair

So stick up ivy and the bays, and then restore the heathen ways, green will remind you of the Spring, though this great day denies the thing, and mortifies the earth, and all, but your wild revels, and loose hall.
Henry Vaughan

I hate the cursed Oriole fundamentals… I’ve been doing them since 1964. I do them in my sleep. I hate spring training.
Jim Palmer

I have some shorter stories coming out in other books early next year. I might be pitching a re-vamp of Ghost Rider in the spring. We’ll see.
Patton Oswalt

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

I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake city during the summer.
Calamity Jane

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

I love better to count time from spring to spring; it seems to me far more cheerful to reckon the year by blossoms than by blight.
Donald G. Mitchell

I love feeling the crispness of fall and the sensuality of spring.
Christopher Meloni

I played a heap of snow in a school play. I was under a sheet, and crawled out when spring came. I often say I’ll never reach the same artistic level again.
Stellan Skarsgard

I raised frogs every spring in our house from tadpoles and by end of summer our house was overrun with frogs.
William Joyce

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.
Pablo Neruda

You have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.
Dave Winfield

You mean guys don’t get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street.
Bud Selig

I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year’s Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night.
Rick Danko

I thought I’d do everything on four-track, and then I’ll record every instrument myself in a studio, and then I’ll have a solo album released by spring.
Kim Deal

I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.
Robert Browning

I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees.
Pablo Neruda

I was away from the front lines for a while this spring, living with other troops, and considerable fighting took place while I was gone. When I got ready to return to my old friends at the front I wondered if I would sense any change in them.
Ernie Pyle

I was on the mathematics faculty at M.I.T. from 1951 through until I resigned in the spring of 1959.
John Forbes Nash, Jr.

I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers.
Max Beckmann

I’m showing some of my sculptures in Holland in the spring, so we’ll see.
Alan Vega

I’m very confident my health isn’t going to allow me to be a good player, especially in the spring.
Steve Yzerman

I’ve kind of fashioned my life after a Slinky. Bend me in a million shapes, and eventually I’ll spring back to what I originally was.
Sylvester Stallone

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

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
Percy Bysshe Shelley

In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women.
Hugo Claus

In the spring and summer of 1989, a serious political disturbance took place in China.
Li Peng

In the spring of 1994 I decided not to seek reelection to the Senate. I had made the decision 12 years earlier, Christmas Day of 1982, just after I had been first elected to a full term, that I would do the best I could for a limited time.
George J. Mitchell

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

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

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

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
B. C. Forbes

It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives of those who spring from us.
Samuel Butler

It is so small a think to have enjoyed the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved, to have thought, to have done.
Matthew Arnold

It Might As Well Be Spring… I used to sing that as a young girl in my voice lessons. Then I picked it up again and it spoke to me in a whole new way.
Bernadette Peters

It’s easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time.
Philip Dunne

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

The four walls of paper are like a prison because every idea wants to spring out in all directions – everything is connected with everything else, sometimes more than others.
Ted Nelson

The greatest gift that Oxford gives her sons is, I truly believe, a genial irreverence toward learning, and from that irreverence love may spring.
Robertson Davies

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

Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.
Bertrand Russell

Just able barely to mount a horse and ride about a little in the spring of 1866, my life was threatened daily, and I was forced to go heavily armed. The whole country was then full of militia, robbing, plundering and killing.
Jesse James

Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!
Daniel Boone

Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes.
Carl Friedrich Gauss

Lucas attended a conference on rational expectations at the University of Minnesota in the spring of 1973. The day after the conference, I received a call from Pittsburgh.
Thomas J. Sargent

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

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.
Simone Weil

My heart is in a world of water and crystal, My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains.
Du Fu

My rights all spring front an infinitely nobler source – from favor and grace of God.
Gerrit Smith

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
Robert H. Schuller

No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Samuel Johnson

A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor.
Eric Hoffer

A hush is over everything, Silent as women wait for love; The world is waiting for the spring.
Sara Teasdale

A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Alexander Pope

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

No one is immune from the larger events of his or her time – the Depression, World War II, civil rights, Vietnam, the spring of 1989 in China. These events intrude upon our lives and radically affect our directions.
Paul Tsongas

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.
John Donne

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
Hal Borland

No, Queer Eye has a book coming out before mine, in the Spring of 2004, in which each of us has a section and we do a brief overview of our subject area.
Ted Allen

Nothing is so beautiful as spring – when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.
Gerard Manley Hopkins

O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

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

One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring.
Aldo Leopold

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

Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

She had already allowed her delectable lover to pluck that flower which, so different from the rose to which it is nevertheless sometimes compared, has not the same faculty of being reborn each spring.
Marquis de Sade

So the ideology was that: use sounds as instruments, as sounds on tape, without the causality. It was no longer a clarinet or a spring or a piano, but a sound with a form, a development, a life of its own.
Luc Ferrari

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you’re signed up for a season, see it through. You don’t have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Jim Rohn

All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have.
Daniel Defoe

Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
Arthur Schopenhauer

As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
Bo Bennett

Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return.
Marvin Olasky

If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America… that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom.
Ernestine L. Rose

In California in the early Spring, There are pale yellow mornings, when the mist burns slowly into day, The air stings like Autumn, clarifies like pain – Well, I have dreamed this coast myself.
Robert Hass

Before I pitch any game, from spring training to Game 7 of the World Series, I’m scared to death.
Curt Schilling

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

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

Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Ambrose Bierce

Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.
Al Bernstein

Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.
Kenneth Grahame

Spring won’t let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again.
Gustav Mahler

Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.
Thomas Tusser

Sweet as sweetest Grecian honey will my song be when I sing, O Beloved, in the season of the Spring!
Ruben Dario

Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.
George Herbert

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

The attacks of which I have been the object have broken the spring of life in me… People don’t realize what it feels like to be constantly insulted.
Edouard Manet

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

The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

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

The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.
Bern Williams

The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.
Henry Van Dyke

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

The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring.
Ambrose Philips

The greatest good fortune of my return to Cambridge in 1946 was that there, in the spring, I met Elizabeth Fay Ringo. We were married a few months later.
James Tobin

The Internet has exceeded our collective expectations as a revolutionary spring of information, news, and ideas. It is essential that we keep that spring flowing. We must not thwart the Internet’s availability by taxing access to it.
Chris Cannon

The little windflower, whose just opened eye is blue as the spring heaven it gazes at.
William C. Bryant

The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.
Ernest Hemingway

The soy-bean, in particular, has proved sufficiently resistant to cold in spring and to adverse weather during summer to warrant heavy planting, especially throughout the South.
David F. Houston

The Spring I seek is in a new face only.
Allen Tate

The spring of love becomes hidden and soon filled up.
Max Muller

The temptations to wrong are many; they spring out of a corrupt nature.
Matthew Simpson

The true harbinger of spring is not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano, but the sound of the bat on the ball.
Bill Veeck

The truth is that our way of celebrating the Christmas season does spring from myriad cultures and sources, from St. Nicholas to Coca-Cola advertising campaigns.
Richard Roeper

The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
Robert Walpole

The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
Plutarch

The way to make coaches think you’re in shape in the spring is to get a tan.
Whitey Ford

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

With the advent of spring and beginning of the new harvest season the creators of abundance, our peasants, come out to the fields to sow with good aspirations and hopes.
Islom Karimov

With the coming of spring, I am calm again.
Gustav Mahler

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

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

These days baseball is different. You come to spring training, you get your legs ready, you arms loose, your agents ready, your lawyer lined up.
Dave Winfield

They say it’s better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
Conor Oberst

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

This nation is like a spring freshet; it overruns its banks and destroys all who are in its path.
Sitting Bull

It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization.
Agnes Repplier

It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
Cornelia Otis Skinner

This we had to endure with a serious reduction in the price of goods – added to this early in the ensuing spring our glost oven fell while firing doing us considerable damage and rendering it necessary to build a new one.
John Hawley

To be amused at what you read – that is the great spring of quotation.
Charles Edward Montague

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
George Santayana

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

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.
Walter Scott

Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes, the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger.
Thucydides

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

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

We may not all break the Ten Commandments, but we are certainly all capable of it. Within us lurks the breaker of all laws, ready to spring out at the first real opportunity.
Isadora Duncan

We moved over to Silver Spring, actually near University Park.
Jim Fowler

We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day.
Mario Batali

We’ve been working on a new album, which is going to come out next spring, which is very different, a change of style for us – it’s going to be almost like rock music.
Neil Tennant

Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot.
Bernard Barton

Well, first of all the Dominion Bureau of Statistics made a survey in the spring of 1970, which showed that on balance the difference in the cost of living between Canadian cities and American cities was 5 % to the advantage, of course, to the Canadian cities.
Leonard Woodcock

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

When we finished the tour we had been writing together for a year. We moved forward from there and have just now finished our record. We’re having a new record out in the Spring.
Kathy Valentine

When we’re at the end of The Rite of Spring or of a Bruckner symphony, I want people to feel the music physically.
Esa-Pekka Salonen

When you think about great teams, The Beatles and the Pythons immediately spring to mind. The Pythons were as much a part of their time as The Beatles.
Robyn Hitchcock

Winter lingered so long in the lap of Spring that it occasioned a great deal of talk.
Bill Nye

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.
Kahlil Gibran

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

Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
Elizabeth Bowen

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
Albert Camus

“Yield” was completed in 1997 and released in 1998. In the spring of 1997, I had made a decision to stop taking medications that I had been taking daily since 1988.
Jack Irons

Spring is God’s way of saying, ‘One more time!’
Robert Orben

Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!”
Robin Williams

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

Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.
Ikkyu Sojun

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

But your questions, which are unanswerable without exception, all spring from the same erroneous thinking.
Herman Hesse

Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.
Nelson Algren

Democracy can only spring from practising it early, and democratic action was not to expected from young people brought up under a close authoritarian system.
Dora Russell

Don’t forget it’s daylight savings time. You spring forward, then you fall back. It’s like Robert Downey Jr. getting out of bed.
David Letterman

Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring.
William Alexander

Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment.
Ellis Peters

Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don’t see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.
Dave Winfield

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