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# The First Day of Spring 2015

Friday, March 20th, 2015 is:

March/Vernal/Spring Equinox 2015 and

International Day of Happiness

"It’s March 20, which means spring has officially sprung. The snow will finally melt and soon be replaced by colorful flowers. The promise of warmer days is on the horizon. To celebrate the season of rebirth and new beginnings, some quotes from celebrities and writers have been listed below, courtesy of Brainy Quote, Good Reads and Garden Digest.

1.“Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'” --Robin Williams

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

1. "No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow."--Proverb from Guinea

2. “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” --Pablo Neruda

3. "The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month."--Henry Van Dyke, “Fisherman's Luck”

4. “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

5. "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

6. “In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.” --Mark Twain

7. “One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the spring.” --Aldo Leopold

8. “Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.” --Thomas Tusser

9. "Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush."--Doug Larson

10. “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” --Margaret Atwood

11. “The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.” --Ernest Hemingway

12. “Spring is a true reconstructionist.” --Henry Timrod

15.“From the end spring new beginnings.” --Pliny the Elder

1. “Spring, when the earth tilts closer to the sun, runs a strict timetable of flowers.” --Alice Oswald

2. “No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.” --Samuel Johnson

3. “A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring.” --Jane Fonda

4. “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” --Rainer Maria Rilke

5. “I enjoy the spring more than the autumn now. One does, I think, as one gets older.” --Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room"

  -By  Maria Vultaggio  @March 20 2015 12:12 AM EDT


Note by Llewellyn Sterling
1 year, 10 months ago

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I think I'll make a question based on one of the quotes . What say ? · 1 year, 10 months ago

Is there a Spring God/Goddess?

Are there interesting stories?

I like mythical stories

· 1 year, 10 months ago

I do not know about any Spring gods or Goddesses, but since you like stuff like that, I found a list of nature deities if that counts or suits you. · 1 year, 10 months ago

Thanks :)

As per my Google search result I found "Persephone" to be the spring Goddess. In case you may like to share with your friends : "Persephone"

Have a good day · 1 year, 10 months ago