Spring Quotations

 

How imperceptibly the first springing takes place!


Journal, 3 March 1859


Shall a man not have his spring as well as the plants?


Journal, June 1850


They were pleasant spring days, in which the winter of man’s discontent was thawing as well as the earth, and the life that had lain torpid began to stretch itself.


Walden


So mild the air a pleasure ’twas to breathe,
For what seems heaven above was earth beneath.


“May Morning”


No mortal is alert enough to be present at the first dawn of spring.


Journal, 17 March 1857


As every season seems best to us in its turn, so the coming of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age.


Walden


Spring. March fans it, April christens it, and May puts on its jacket and trousers.


Journal, 1 March 1838


In a pleasant spring morning all men’s sins are forgiven.


Walden


One attraction in coming to the woods to live was that I should have the leisure and opportunity to see the spring come in.


Walden


The first sparrow of spring! The year beginning with younger hope than ever!


Walden


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