Sunday, April 24, 2016

An April Day

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.
Bishop Reginald Heber


Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment.
Ellis Peters


April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. -William Shakespeare


I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden. -Ruth Stout


April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.
William Shakespeare



An optimist is the human personification of spring. -Susan J. Bissonette


Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom. -Margaret Elizabeth Sangster


Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not the composer. -Geoffrey B. Charlesworth


The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. -Harriet Ann Jacobs


I think that no matter how old or infirm I may become, I will always plant a large garden in the spring. Who can resist the feelings of hope and joy that one gets from participating in nature’s rebirth? -Edward Giobbi


What a strange thing! to be alive beneath cherry blossoms.
Kobayashi Issa


It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! -Mark Twain


All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar.
Helen Hayes


Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world. -Virgil A. Kraft


1 comment:

  1. You read my mind with those quotes! And your flowers are to die for.