First Day of Spring 2015: Top 10 Best Poems & Sayings

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It’s the first day of spring. Here are inspirational quotes, sayings, poems, and proverbs to help you get in the new mindset for the season.

1. “Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.” – Thomas Tusser, English poet and farmer

2. “Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes.” – Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician

3. “In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.” – Mark Twain, American author and humorist

4. “No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere.” – Sheryl Crow, American singer, songwriter, and guitarist

5. “O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?” – Percy Bysshe Shelley, English Romantic poet

6. “From the end spring new beginnings.” – Pliny the Elder, Roman author, naturalist, and natural philosopher

7. Spring is like a perhaps hand
(which comes carefully
out of Nowhere)arranging
a window,into which people look(while
people stare
arranging and changing placing
carefully there a strange
thing and a known thing here)and

changing everything carefully

– From “Spring is like a perhaps hand” by E. E. Cummings

8. “Spring is God’s way of saying, ‘One more time!'” – Robert Orben, American professional comedy writer

9. “The Spring I seek is in a new face only.” – Allen Tate, American poet, essayist, and social commentator

10. “For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.” – Song of Solomon 2:11-12