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).)
Spring fever turns some into blooming idiots.
Will spring turn silent?
(Life without spring)
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).)