Hallelujah, spring has finally arrived! If you need help celebrating the occasion, rounded up below are quotes to celebrate the first day of spring. While this winter wasn't atrociously horrible or anything (though I do suppose that's subjective), it did manage to bring about a fair amount of snow, sleet, rain, and freezing temperatures. The snow can be fun for a few days, but after that it tends to get real old, real fast. Fortunately, its time has just about come to an end.
With the start of spring comes the beginning of warmer weather, which in turn triggers the budding and blooming of flowers galore. It always amazes me how quickly nature begins to bloom once spring arrives. One day you can be walking down the street and see naked branches and empty bushes everywhere you look, and the next, an entire town can be in bloom. Keep your eyes peeled, because the first day of spring might bring about some seriously big changes in your landscape (and if not the first day of spring, a day soon after, no doubt).
Take a few minutes to read through these quotes while you bask in the beauty that is the first day of spring. It only comes once a year, so cherish it!
1. "The beautiful spring came; and when nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also." — Harriet Ann Jacobs
2. "Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'" — Robin Williams
3. "If winter comes, can spring be far behind?" — Percy Bysshe Shelley
4. "The little windflower, whose just opened eye is blue as the spring heaven it gazes at." — William C. Bryant
5. "In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move." — Henry Rollins
6. "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
7. "Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems." — Rainer Maria Rilke
8. "The beautiful spring came; and when nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also." — Harriet Ann Jacobs
9. "When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced to relent, once again, to the new beginnings of soft greens, longer light, and the sweet air of spring." — Madeleine M. Kunin
10. "Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush." — Doug Larson