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

Author: Al Bernstein


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

Author: Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Novelist

When chill November's surly blast make fields and forest bare.

Author: Robert Burns (1759-1796)

Profession: Scottish Poet

Summer afternoon -- summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.

Author: Henry James (1843-1916)

Profession: American Author

One of the joys our technological civilization has lost is the excitement with which seasonal flowers and fruits were welcomed; the first daffodil, strawberry or cherry are now things of the past, along with their precious moment of arrival. Even the tangerine -- now a satsuma or clementine -- appears de-pipped months before Christmas.

Author: Derek Jarman (1942)

Profession: British Filmmaker, Artist, Author

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

Author: Doug Larson


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

Author: Aldo Leopold


April comes like an idiot, babbling and stewing flowers.

Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)

Profession: American Poet

Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year.

Author: Ogden Nash (1902-1971)

Profession: American Humorous Poet

The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?

Author: J. B. Priestley (1894-1984)

Profession: English Novelist, Playwright, Essayist

The seasons are what a symphony ought to be: four perfect movements in harmony with each other.

Author: Arthur Rubenstein


To be interested in the changing seasons is, in this middling zone, a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.

Author: George Santayana (1863-1952)

Profession: American Philosopher, Poet

January gray is here, like a sexton by her grave; February bears the bier, march with grief doth howl and rave, and April weeps -- but, O ye hours! Follow with May's fairest flowers.

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

Profession: British Poet

For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.

Author: Solomon (10th BC)

Profession: King of Israel

Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each. Let them be your only diet drink and botanical medicines.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist