Spring is a time of renewal and inspiration—as nature shakes off the long, cold winter, flowers begin to emerge and the entire world feels like it’s made new again.

We hope you enjoy this collection of our favorite quotes about spring and that they inspire your writing!

Ernest Hemingway quote

When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest.
—Ernest Hemingway

Ellis Peters perpetual astonishment

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

Marty Rubin quote

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

Leo Tolstoy springtime

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

Hal Borland spring quotes

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

Margaret Atwood in the spring

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

Robert Frost quote

The sun was warm but the wind was chill. You know how it is with an April day.
—Robert Frost

Harriet Ann Jacobs nature resumes her loveliness

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

William Shakespeare spirit of youth

April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.
—William Shakespeare

Vladimir Nabokov nostalgia

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

Victor Hugo quote

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

Lilly Pulitzer live life

Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.
—Lilly Pulitzer

Ruth Stout quote

I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose, I would always greet it in a garden.
—Ruth Stout

Pablo Neruda spring

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

Mark Twain spring time

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

Kobayashi Issa cherry blossoms

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

E. E. Cummings quote

Always it’s Spring)and everyone’s in love and flowers pick themselves.
—E. E. Cummings

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