There may be a big difference between the first day of spring and the first spring day, but that didn't dim the enthusiasm here when Spring officially tip-toed in at 5:58 PM Eastern time today. So here is a collection of quotes and poems to celebrate the day.
No winter lasts forever. No spring skips its turn. April is a promise that May is bound to keep. – Hal Borland
You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming – Pablo Neruda
Spring is the time of plans and projects. – Leo Tolstoy
Some old fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat – Laura Ingalls Wilder
To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. – Audrey Hepburn
I must have flowers always and always. – Claude Monet
The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now. – Chinese proverb
The world is mud luscious and puddle wonderful – e e cummings
Good bye winter, so long snow. It’s time to watch the flowers grow. – Unknown
Spring is when life is alive in everything. – Christina Rosetti
A little madness in the spring is wholesome even for the king. – Emily Dickinson
year’s at the spring. The day’s at the morn.
Morning’s at seven. The hillside’s dew pearled.
The lark’s on the wing. The snail’s on the thorn.
God’s in his heaven. All’s right with the world.
– Robert Browning
Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment. – Ellis Peters
April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. – William Shakespeare
Flowers are happy things. – P G Wodehouse
I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose, I would always greet it in a garden. – Ruth Stout