Spring is such a wonderful season! Nature awakens, throws away its winter blanket and lets us know that it is time to start fresh once again.

Everything comes back to life during spring – the sun makes its way through the clouds and shines brighter every day, the buds bloom, the rivers begin to run, and we finally get to wake up to the sound of birds chirping.

Spring is an uplifting song that anyone can hear. It feels like there’s so much hope all around us. We’re welcomed back to the outdoors and we smile for no reason.

We’ve rounded up some spring quotes because nature’s fresh start is a perfect time to celebrate new beginnings and growth in our own lives. During winter we are all in some kind of hibernation, but spring changes everything. It’s just easier to make new plans and be hopeful when the entire Universe seems to support you.

Spring feels beautiful in all its manifestations so take advantage of all this refreshing season has to offer and blossom along with the flowers.

Here are 30 spring quotes to celebrate nature’s rebirth:

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.

PABLO NERUDA (more Pablo Neruda quotes)

Spring is the time of plans and projects.  

LEO TOLSTOY

It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.  

RAINER MARIA RILKE

She turned to the sunlight/And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor ‘Winter is dead.’ 

A.A. MILNE

If people did not love one another, I really don’t see what use there would be in having any spring.

VICTOR HUGO (more Victor Hugo quotes)

That is one good thing about this world…there are always sure to be more springs.  

L.M. MONTGOMERY

Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!

SITTING BULL

Spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm.

JOHN MUIR (more John Muir quotes)

I enjoy the spring more than the autumn now. One does, I think, as one gets older.

VIRGINIA WOOLF (more Virginia Woolf quotes)

Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is.

JESSICA HARRELSON

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.

BISHOP REGINALD HEBER

I suppose the best kind of spring morning is the best weather God has to offer.  

DODIE SMITH

The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.

HARRIET ANN JACOBS

People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself. 

ERNEST HEMINGWAY (more Ernest Hemingway quotes)

By March, the worst of the winter would be over. The snow would thaw, the rivers begin to run and the world would wake into itself again. 

NEIL GAIMAN

In spring, everything is full of promise…. The child sporting upon the lawn, and the season, sympathize together, and nature rejoices in her virgin loveliness.

CHARLES LANMAN

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

DOUG LARSON

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

ANNE BRADSTREET

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

The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created spring.

BERN WILLIAMS

Hope sleeps in our bones like a bear waiting for spring to rise and walk.

MARGE PIERCY

The lawns were bright with the green silk of fresh grass, yellow borders of daffodils, and dotted with the blue and purple and pink of crocuses.

GERALD RAFTERY

Spring is nature’s way of saying ‘Let’s party!’  

ROBIN WILLIAMS (more Robin Williams quotes)

Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.

LEWIS GRIZZARD

Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.

W. EARL HALL

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

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

RUTH STOUT

Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?

NELTJE BLANCHAN

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.

ROBERT H. SCHULLER