Quotations About / On: SPRING
I have no more patience for this Europe where Autumn wears the face of Spring and Spring reeks of misery.
(Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Gallimard (1958). Martha in The Misunderstanding, act 2, sc. 1, Pléiade (1962).)
Religion springs from man's feeling of inferiority.
(Danny the Dreamer Boyd, Random Quotes,04/27/2015.)
Even from bitterness of hate can spring sweetness of love
(Love is eternal)
A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor.
(Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Ordeal of Change, ch. 5 (1964).)
Tell Greece that her spring has been taken out of her year.
(Herodotus (c. 484-424 B.C.), Greek historian. The Histories, 7.162.)
From abundance springs satiety.
(Titus Livius (Livy) (59 B.C.-A.D. 17), Roman historian. Histories, III, 1.)
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
(George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. The Spanish Gypsy, bk. 3 (1868).
Pseudonym of Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans.)
I was struck by this universal spring upward of the forest evergreens.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Chesuncook" (1858) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 121, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
The Spring I seek is in a new face only.
(Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "These Deathy Leaves.")
If you would get exercise, go in search of the springs of life.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Walking" (1862), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 209, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)