Spring has Sprung!

>> Sunday, March 20, 2011


Listen, can you hear it? Spring's sweet cantata. The strains of grass pushing through the snow. The song of buds swelling on the vine. The tender timpani of a baby robin's heart. Spring.
~Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Wake Up Call, 1992


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

 
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
~Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke


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


Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not the composer.
~Geoffrey B. Charlesworth

 
It's spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you've got it, you want - oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!
~Mark Twain


Awake, thou wintry earth -
Fling off thy sadness!
Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth
Your ancient gladness!
~Thomas Blackburn, An Easter Hymn


No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.
~Proverb


Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.
~W. Earl Hall


In spring time, love is carried on the breeze. Watch out for flying passion or kisses whizzing by your head.
~Emma Racine deFleur
 

Happy spring everyone!


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