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