Quotes and Sayings about Spring



"In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Trust, Heart, Friend, Poison)

"Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring."
- William Alexander
(Related: Life, Courage, Earth, Forget, Resignation, Snow, Spring)

"Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring."
- Nelson Algren
(Related: Chicago, October, Spring)

"The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do."
- James Allen
(Related: Knowledge, Will)

"No, Queer Eye has a book coming out before mine, in the Spring of 2004, in which each of us has a section and we do a brief overview of our subject area."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Eye, Spring)

"Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Spontaneity)

"My art springs from my desire to have things in the world which would otherwise never be there."
- Carl Andre
(Related: Art, Desire, World)

"Evil events from evil causes spring."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Causes, Events, Evil, Spring)

"It is so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved, to have thought, to have done."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Thought, Light, Spring, Sun)

"They urged me to take up winter quarters at the forks of the Platt, stating that if I attempted to advance further until spring, I would endanger the lives of my whole party."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Party, Spring, Winter)

"In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Day, End, Spring)

"What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Earth, Heaven)

"Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig."
- Marcus Aurelius
"To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left, to find a dry spring where one looked for running water - there is no help for any of these things."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Help, Right, Running, Spring, Water)

"Nature is my springboard. From her I get my initial impetus. I have tried to relate the visible drama of mountains, trees, and bleached fields with the fantasy of wind blowing and changing colors and forms."
- Milton Avery
(Related: Nature, Colors, Drama, Fantasy, Mountains, Trees, Wind)

"If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Life, Direction, Enemies, Spring, World, Youth)

"Nothing ever begins. There is no first moment; no single word or place from which this or any other story springs."
- Clive Barker
(Related: First, Nothing, Word)

"Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot."
- Bernard Barton
(Related: Thoughts, Chance, Earth, Fancy, Feeling)

"Idealism springs from deep feelings, but feelings are nothing without the formulated idea that keeps them whole."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Feelings, Idea, Deep, Idealism, Nothing)

"We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Food, Day, Spring)

"From labour health, from health contentment spring; contentment opes the source of every joy."
- James Beattie
(Related: Health, Contentment, Joy, Spring)

"I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: People, Flowers, Now, Spring)

"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Humor, Road, Sense)

"Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Gratitude, Soul)

"Incongruity is the mainspring of laughter."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Laughter)

"We expect to keep our writing sessions going until late spring, then to play some new material in a few secret club dates. The record will likely take a long time and may not surface until 1999!"
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Time, May, Play, Spring, Will, Writing)

"Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author's soul. If that upheaval is not present then it must come from the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Soul, Literature, Present, Spring)

"As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Growth, Prosperity, Spring, Will, Winter)

"Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June."
- Al Bernstein
(Related: God, Act, Being, June, Spring)

"Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Civilization)

"Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Spring, Trees)

"Springfield has always had a place in my heart."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Heart)

"You own a watch the invention of the mind, though for a single motion 'tis designed, as well as that which is with greater thought with various springs, for various motions wrought."
- Richard Blackmore
(Related: Thought, Invention, Mind)

"History is, in its essentials, the science of change. It knows and it teaches that it is impossible to find two events that are ever exactly alike, because the conditions from which they spring are never identical."
- Marc Bloch
(Related: History, Science, Change, Events, Spring)

"I came back out here from England and I was there for a while and it was beautiful and it is just great to see London going from Spring to Summer and Autumn."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Autumn, England, London, Spring, Summer)

"Mathematical discoveries, like springtime violets in the woods, have their season which no man can hasten or retard."
- Janos Bolyai
(Related: Man, Violets)

"Bobby and I have been to various reunions of Our Gang. We've been to like three or four reunions over the past 15 years or so. We were at one in Palm Springs, California."
- Tommy Bond
(Related: Past, Years)

"For some reason in Spring Training, everything just clicked. You don't try to do anything in Spring Training but get ready, but things fell into place."
- Bobby Bonilla
(Related: Reason, Spring, Training)

"Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!"
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Peace, Blessings, Commerce, Heaven, Nations, Spring)

"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Spring, Winter)

"Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Autumn, Day, Spring, Winter)

"All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort."
- Anna C. Brackett
(Related: Action, Acting, Effort, Exercise, Force, Freedom, Necessity, Will)

"There is something in the Olympics, indefinable, springing from the soul, that must be preserved."
- Chris Brasher
(Related: Soul)

"Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again."
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Related: Life, Hope, Seasons, Spring, Will)

"For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Glory, Spring, Will)

"I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time."
- Robert Browning
(Related: Beauty, Nature, Time, Trust, Autumn, End, Laws, Spring)

"All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Men, Being, Hatred, Spring)

"Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Cities, Country, Magic, Spring, Will)

"The little windflower, whose just opened eye is blue as the spring heaven it gazes at."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Eye, Heaven, Spring)

"Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen. Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Eyes, Heaven)

"Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up."
- Pearl S. Buck
"This nation is like a spring freshet; it overruns its banks and destroys all who are in its path."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Banks, Nation, Spring)

"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
(Related: Earth, Friends, Results, Spring, Sun)

"Falsehood is a perennial spring."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Falsehood, Spring)

"It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Music, Father, Parents)

"It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives of those who spring from us."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Thoughts, Actions, Spring)

"Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Love, God, Atoms, Body, Help, Man, Mind, Present)

"From heav'nly thoughts all true delight doth spring."
- Thomas Campion
(Related: Thoughts, Delight, Spring)

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Autumn, Spring)

"The Internet has exceeded our collective expectations as a revolutionary spring of information, news, and ideas. It is essential that we keep that spring flowing. We must not thwart the Internet's availability by taxing access to it."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Ideas, Expectations, Information, Internet, News, Spring)

"It's the fans that need spring training. You gotta get 'em interested. Wake 'em up and let 'em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll."
- Harry Caray
(Related: Fans, Spring, Training)

"True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Humor, Love, Lie, Heart, Contempt, Laughter, Smiles)

"Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: April, May, Spring, Summer, Winter)

"As winter weather settles in around the country, millions of American families are facing skyrocketing home heating prices with even greater impact if cold temperatures persist into the spring."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Home, American, Country, Spring, Weather, Winter)

"Oh, Spring! I want to go out and feel you and get inspiration. My old things seem dead. I want fresh contacts, more vital searching."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Inspiration, Old, Want)

"I'm an old rock and roll buff. I love Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty."
- Nick Carter
(Related: Love, Old)

"The advocates of abortion on demand falsely assume two things: that women must suffer if the lives of unborn children are legally protected; and that women can only attain equality by having the legal option of destroying their innocent offspring in the womb."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Equality, Legal, Women, Abortion, Children)

"In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women."
- Hugo Claus
(Related: Women, Lie, Autumn, First, Ruin, Spring, Summer)

"Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will."
- Alistair Cooke
(Related: Life, People, Argument, Curiosity, Generosity, Serenity, Will)

"All my ambition is, I own, to profit and to please unknown; like streams supplied from springs below, which scatter blessings as they go."
- Charles Cotton
(Related: Ambition, Blessings, Profit)

"The Olympic Games are the quadrennial celebration of the springtime of humanity."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Games, Humanity)

"No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Spring, Will)

"The Barks of Trees are best gathered in the Spring, if it be of great Trees, as Oaks or the like, because then they come easiest off, and so you may dry them if you please, but indeed your best way is to gather all Barks only for present use."
- Nicholas Culpeper
(Related: May, Present, Spring, Trees)

"People try to keep their past, like kind of holding on to their past. Every Springsteen song talks about that."
- John Cusack
(Related: People, Past, Song)

"I am fully committed to Hannah Montana. It's what gave me this amazing opportunity to reach out to so many people. I'm really excited about our new season. We are making great new episodes that I can't wait for our fans to see and I'm looking forward to the "Hannah Montana" movie that will be out in the spring."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: People, Opportunity, Fans, Montana, Spring, Will)

"I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year's Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Act, First, New year, Night, Play, Spring)

"Sweet as sweetest Grecian honey will my song be when I sing, O Beloved, in the season of the Spring!"
- Ruben Dario
(Related: Song, Will)

"The greatest gift that Oxford gives her sons is, I truly believe, a genial irreverence toward learning, and from that irreverence love may spring."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Love, Irreverence, Learning, May, Sons, Spring)

"Isn't it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who, with such a thought, would not spring from bed, eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it?"
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Thought, Bed, Grave, Spring, World)

"Creatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts."
- Clarence Day
(Related: Curiosity, Facts)

"I thought I'd do everything on four-track, and then I'll record every instrument myself in a studio, and then I'll have a solo album released by spring."
- Kim Deal
(Related: Thought, Spring)

"All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have."
- Daniel Defoe
(Related: Spring, Thankfulness, Want)

"There are some good songs, but not the kind of song-writing that I remember, that I like. Springsteen still does it. Paul Simon, and there are also good writers, but that doesn't dominate the charts."
- Jackie DeShannon
(Related: Song, Songs, Writers)

"The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs."
- Joan Didion
(Related: Life, Responsibility, Self)

"I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people and for the people all springs, and all must exist."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Power, People, Trust, Exercise)

"No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face."
- John Donne
(Related: Beauty, Grace, Spring, Summer)

"I am often reminded that the wellspring of Vermont liberty flows from Main Street, not State Street."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Liberty, State)

"Spring and summer 1942 was probably the worst period of internal terror in Slovakia. It was also the time of mass deportation of Slovak Jews to the extermination camps in Poland."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Time, Spring, Summer, Terror)

"We may not all break the Ten Commandments, but we are certainly all capable of it. Within us lurks the breaker of all laws, ready to spring out at the first real opportunity."
- Isadora Duncan
(Related: Opportunity, First, Laws, May, Spring)

"It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time."
- Philip Dunne
(Related: Time, England, Italy, Living, Poems, Poets, Spring)

"If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive."
- Eleonora Duse
(Related: Nature, Power, Soul, Joy, Sight)

"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
(Related: Day, Difference, First, Spring)

"Any man who takes a job with the idea that it is simply a springboard for something else is a chump. His attention will be more on the other things than on the job at hand and so he will fail."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Idea, Attention, Job, Man, Will)

"There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Death, Science, War, Day, Force, Machine, Man, Order, Spring, Will)

"All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Actions, Impulses, Man, Words)

"From the end spring new beginnings."
- Pliny the Elder
(Related: Beginnings, End, Spring)

"The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: New year)

"The Florida State League was considered the top A-league back then. You played in the spring training parks of major league teams, traveled throughout some great cities in Florida, and the pay was the best in A-ball."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Cities, Spring, State, Training)

"Let us turn elsewhere, to the wasps and bees, who unquestionably come first in the laying up of a heritage for their offspring."
- Jean Henri Fabre
(Related: Bees, First)

"So the ideology was that: use sounds as instruments, as sounds on tape, without the causality. It was no longer a clarinet or a spring or a piano, but a sound with a form, a development, a life of its own."
- Luc Ferrari
(Related: Life, Development, Ideology, Sound, Spring)

"We're given the springboard of the text, a plane ticket, told to report to Alabama, and there's a group of people all ready to make a film and it's a marvelous life."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Life, People, Film)

"Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Love, Hope)

"I wanted to pay tribute to my musical influences: Buffalo Springfield, Lightfoot, the Beatles, the Hollies."
- Dan Fogelberg
(Related: Tribute)

"A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring."
- Jane Fonda
(Related: Man, Right, Spring, Woman)

"It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Autumn, Harvest, Plants, Spring)

"The way to make coaches think you're in shape in the spring is to get a tan."
- Whitey Ford
(Related: Coaches, Spring)

"We moved over to Silver Spring, actually near University Park."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Spring, University)

"Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Idleness, Trouble)

"My heart is in a world of water and crystal, My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains."
- Du Fu
(Related: Time, Heart, Clothes, Spring, Water, World)

"We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Faces, Flowers, Road, Song, Spring, Winter)

"I do hope that our spring will be starting shortly and we will all be able to enjoy some sunshine again."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Hope, Spring, Will)

"Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes."
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Related: Life, Clothes, Spring)

"Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: People, Drinking, Spring, Water)

"Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Truth, Rebellion, Spring)

"I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Life, Enemies, Friends)

"Surely the President can agree with us, that theft from government is not good. I know it's bold. It's out on the edge. I know from a Chicago-Springfield background it's hard to fully grasp that honesty could be part of government."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Government, Honesty, Chicago, President, Theft)

"The sincerity of the art worker must permeate the song as naturally as the green leaves break through the dead branches in springtime."
- Alma Gluck
(Related: Art, Sincerity, Song)

"All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Life, Friend, Theory)

"There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Love, Heart, Behavior, Courtesy)

"Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Discontent, Earth, Longing, Spirit, Spring)

"When we finish this tour we are going to begin writing and go into the studio to hopefully have a brand new Foreigner album out in early spring next year. This will be the first Foreigner album out in about ten years."
- Lou Gramm
(Related: First, Spring, Will, Writing, Years)

"That U.N. Security Council resolution requires getting Syrian troops and intelligence officials out of Lebanon so that the Lebanese can have elections here this spring that are free and fair and free of outside influence."
- Stephen Hadley
(Related: Intelligence, Elections, Influence, Resolution, Security, Spring, Troops)

"The mid-day sun is too much for most eyes; one is dazzled even with its reflection. Be careful that too broad and high an aim does not paralyze your effort and clog your springs of action."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Action, Effort, Eyes, Reflection, Sun)

"In California in the early Spring, There are pale yellow mornings, when the mist burns slowly into day, The air stings like Autumn, clarifies like pain - Well, I have dreamed this coast myself."
- Robert Hass
(Related: Autumn, Day, Pain, Spring)

"This we had to endure with a serious reduction in the price of goods - added to this early in the ensuing spring our glost oven fell while firing doing us considerable damage and rendering it necessary to build a new one."
- John Hawley
(Related: Spring)

"Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Art, Religion, Economics, Spring, Strangers)

"I like to express certain things that happen in my life, the joy of spring, the birds singing and young babies coming into the world. You know, the whole thing as well as the part I'm not happy with, the sad part."
- Roy Haynes
(Related: Life, Babies, Birds, Joy, Singing, Spring, World)

"I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Deep, Night, Writing)

"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
(Related: Happiness, People, Day, Spring)

"Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie."
- George Herbert
(Related: Lie, Roses, Spring)

"I am never at my best in the early morning, especially a cold morning in the Yorkshire spring with a piercing March wind sweeping down from the fells, finding its way inside my clothing, nipping at my nose and ears."
- James Herriot
(Related: March, Spring, Wind)

"But your questions, which are unanswerable without exception, all spring from the same erroneous thinking."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Questions, Spring, Thinking)

"When you think about great teams, The Beatles and the Pythons immediately spring to mind. The Pythons were as much a part of their time as The Beatles."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Time, Mind, Spring)

"A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Heresy, Spring)

"Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing."
- Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Related: Nothing, Spring)

"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring."
- Rogers Hornsby
(Related: People, Baseball, Spring, Winter)

"The soy-bean, in particular, has proved sufficiently resistant to cold in spring and to adverse weather during summer to warrant heavy planting, especially throughout the South."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Spring, Summer, Weather)

"Our senses are indeed our doors and windows on this world, in a very real sense the key to the unlocking of meaning and the wellspring of creativity."
- Jean Houston
(Related: Creativity, Key, Meaning, Sense, Senses, Windows, World)

"I hope to God that the inner strength that will vindicate my deeds will in good time spring forth from my own people. I have done as I had to on the prompting of my inner voice."
- Kurt Huber
(Related: Time, God, People, Hope, Strength, Deeds, Spring, Voice, Will)

"Fantastic! Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break, your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark, dingy - what a great time for a movie!"
- John Hughes
(Related: Time, Christmas, Right, Spring)

"Truth springs from argument amongst friends."
- David Hume
(Related: Truth, Argument, Friends)

"The geysers and hot springs of the Yellowstone are another proof of recent volcanic activity."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Proof)

"Hope springs eternal, even in politics."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Politics, Hope)

""Yield" was completed in 1997 and released in 1998. In the spring of 1997, I had made a decision to stop taking medications that I had been taking daily since 1988."
- Jack Irons
(Related: Decision, Spring)

"Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Obstacles)

"The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself. Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center. The birds were singing. It was spring."
- Burl Ives
(Related: Birds, Singing, Spring, Wind)

"Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges... which are employed altogether for their benefit."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Power, Control, Corporations, Interest)

"The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also."
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Related: Nature, Soul, Spring)

"Just able barely to mount a horse and ride about a little in the spring of 1866, my life was threatened daily, and I was forced to go heavily armed. The whole country was then full of militia, robbing, plundering and killing."
- Jesse James
(Related: Life, Country, Killing, Spring)

"I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake city during the summer."
- Calamity Jane
(Related: Montana, Spring, Summer)

"We met The Cult and were talking to them for a while. We went a few places with Offspring."
- Daniel Johns
(Related: Talking)

"No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Autumn, Flowers, Man, Spring, Taste)

"I raised frogs every spring in our house from tadpoles and by end of summer our house was overrun with frogs."
- William Joyce
(Related: End, Frogs, Spring, Summer)

"With the advent of spring and beginning of the new harvest season the creators of abundance, our peasants, come out to the fields to sow with good aspirations and hopes."
- Islom Karimov
(Related: Abundance, Aspirations, Beginning, Harvest, Spring)

"Then in 1969, I spent the spring term at Cornell University in New York. The invasion of August 1968 had already happened, but the hardline regime took several months to crack down on dissidents."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Months, Spring, University)

"People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball."
- Sandy Koufax
(Related: People, Baseball, Being, Spring, Training)

"In the beginning of the human race there was no genetic load which would cause undesirable traits such as appear in offspring of marriages between relatives today."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Beginning, Cause, Race, Relatives, Today)

"Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Spring)

"In order to dream, you need to have a springboard which is the facts... It gives it that touch of reality, and I think that's quite important... truth with fiction."
- Janet Leigh
(Related: Truth, Dream, Facts, Fiction, Order, Reality)

"And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he's no longer God... They'll turn on him, and I hope he survives it."
- John Lennon
(Related: God, Hope, Help)

"One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Geese, March, Spring, Summer)

"The weather here is gorgeous. It's mild and feels like it's in the eighties. The hot dog vendors got confused because of the weather and thought it was spring, so they accidentally changed the hot dog water in their carts."
- David Letterman
(Related: Thought, Spring, Water, Weather)

"Don't forget it's daylight savings time. You spring forward, then you fall back. It's like Robert Downey Jr. getting out of bed."
- David Letterman
(Related: Time, Bed, Forget, Spring)

"Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Beauty, Genius, Growth, Spring, Years)

"For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Happiness, Despair, Joy, Needs, Security, Spring)

"From abundance springs satiety."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Abundance)

"Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Books, Promise)

"A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?"
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Autumn, Day, Easter, Energy, Melancholy, Spirit, Spring, Vitality)

"Good laws are the offspring of bad actions."
- Charles Macklin
(Related: Actions, Laws)

"Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England."
- Archibald MacLeish
(Related: American, Cities, Day, EnglFaces, Spring, Summer, Will)

"It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom."
- Maurice Maeterlinck
(Related: Wisdom, Goodness, Justice, Reason)

"With the coming of spring, I am calm again."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Spring)

"Spring won't let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Spring)

"The attacks of which I have been the object have broken the spring of life in me... People don't realize what it feels like to be constantly insulted."
- Edouard Manet
(Related: Life, People, Spring)

"In the end we're all Jerry Springer Show guests, really, we just haven't been on the show."
- Marilyn Manson
(Related: End, Guests)

"Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Animals, Cowards, Eye, Obstacles, Sight, Spring, Will)

"Virtue is the fount whence honour springs."
- Christopher Marlowe
(Related: Virtue)

"Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Money, Virtue, Ability, Being, Living, Value)

"After the navy, I transferred to Harvard and finished there. I was there the spring term of 1951 and I stayed through the summer term and a whole other year, so I was able to do two years in a little less than a year and a half."
- Harry Mathews
(Related: Navy, Spring, Summer, Years)

"A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater."
- Christy Mathewson
(Related: First, Spring, Theater, Training, Woman)

"I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Light)

"What happened? The Country got sick of it and said, Enough is enough. And all over the Country we saw springing up community organizations determined to do something about this terrible menace of drugs."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: Community, Country, Drugs)

"I love feeling the crispness of fall and the sensuality of spring."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Love, Feeling, Sensuality, Spring)

"My experience with Buffalo Springfield was that they did not rehearse."
- Jim Messina
(Related: Experience)

"I love better to count time from spring to spring; it seems to me far more cheerful to reckon the year by blossoms than by blight."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Love, Time, Spring)

"In the spring of 1994 I decided not to seek reelection to the Senate. I had made the decision 12 years earlier, Christmas Day of 1982, just after I had been first elected to a full term, that I would do the best I could for a limited time."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Time, Decision, Christmas, Day, First, Senate, Spring, Years)

"The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Bruce Springsteen, these are just some of the people who threatened to sue if we used their songs."
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: People, Songs)

"To be amused at what you read - that is the great spring of quotation."
- Charles Edward Montague
(Related: Quotation, Spring)

"That is one good thing about this world... there are always sure to be more springs."
- Lucy Maud Montgomery
(Related: World)

"Men are as we have always known them, neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues there springs a latent honesty, from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite - a thirst for extermination, a desire for blood."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Men, Honesty, Appetite, Blood, Desire)

"It's American Alternative radio stations that bug me. We're considered Alternative, but don't expect us to be played next to Blink 182 and Offspring. We're hardly of that generation."
- Thurston Moore
(Related: American)

"The spring of love becomes hidden and soon filled up."
- Max Muller
(Related: Love, Spring)

"Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one's wife alone."
- Guru Nanak
(Related: Happiness, Wife, Performance, Religious, Service)

"Whatever kind of seed is sown in a field, prepared in due season, a plant of that same kind, marked with the peculiar qualities of the seed, springs up in it."
- Guru Nanak
"I was on the mathematics faculty at M.I.T. from 1951 through until I resigned in the spring of 1959."
- John Forbes Nash, Jr.
(Related: Mathematics, Spring)

"The four walls of paper are like a prison because every idea wants to spring out in all directions - everything is connected with everything else, sometimes more than others."
- Ted Nelson
(Related: Idea, Prison, Spring)

"I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees."
- Pablo Neruda
(Related: Spring, Trees, Want)

"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming."
- Pablo Neruda
(Related: Flowers, Spring)

"The meetings of the legislature at Springfield then first brought together that splendid group of young men of genius whose phenomenal careers and distinguished services have given Illinois fame in the history of the nation."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: History, Men, Genius, Careers, Fame, First, Meetings, Nation)

"Lincoln's removal from New Salem to Springfield and his entrance into a law partnership with Major John T. Stuart begin a distinctively new period in his career."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: Career, Law, Partnership)

"Winter lingered so long in the lap of Spring that it occasioned a great deal of talk."
- Bill Nye
(Related: Spring, Talk, Winter)

"They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Garden, Sadness, Sleep, Spring)

"Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Baseball, Needs, Rules, Spring)

"Well, "The Wellspring" was written from 1983 to 1986. And it had a section in the beginning that was poems that began from others' experience."
- Sharon Olds
(Related: Experience, Beginning, Poems)

"Spring is God's way of saying, 'One more time!'"
- Robert Orben
(Related: God, Saying, Spring)

"When Jesus then is with the multitudes, He is not in His house, for the multitudes are outside of the house, and it is an act which springs from His love of men to leave the house and to go away to those who are not able to come to Him."
- Origen
(Related: Love, Men, Act)

"I have some shorter stories coming out in other books early next year. I might be pitching a re-vamp of Ghost Rider in the spring. We'll see."
- Patton Oswalt
(Related: Books, Spring)

"A Poem does not grow by jerks. As trees in Spring produce a new ring of tissue, so does every poet put forth a fresh outlay of stuff at the same season."
- Wilfred Owen
(Related: Spring, Trees)

"I hate the cursed Oriole fundamentals... I've been doing them since 1964. I do them in my sleep. I hate spring training."
- Jim Palmer
(Related: Hate, Sleep, Spring, Training)

"In theater, the wellspring of the character comes from the doing of it, like a trial by fire, but in front of an audience."
- Estelle Parsons
(Related: Character, Fire, Theater)

"In the spring and summer of 1989, a serious political disturbance took place in China."
- Li Peng
(Related: Spring, Summer)

"Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an Union of Souls, and the other from an Union of Sense."
- William Penn
(Related: Love, Enjoyment, Lust, Reason, Sense)

"Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin - it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring."
- S. J. Perelman
(Related: Love, Dying)

"It Might As Well Be Spring... I used to sing that as a young girl in my voice lessons. Then I picked it up again and it spoke to me in a whole new way."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: Spring, Voice)

"Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment."
- Ellis Peters
(Related: Spring)

"The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring."
- Ambrose Philips
(Related: Beauty, Flowers, Seasons, Spring)

"This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector."
- Plato
(Related: First)

"The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education."
- Plutarch
(Related: Education, Lie, Honesty, Virtue, Spring)

"Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Science, Technology, Absence, Rights, Human rights, Oppression, Respect)

"Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Hope, Man)

"A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Deep, Learning, Spring, Taste)

"I was away from the front lines for a while this spring, living with other troops, and considerable fighting took place while I was gone. When I got ready to return to my old friends at the front I wondered if I would sense any change in them."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Change, Fighting, Friends, Living, Old, Sense, Spring, Troops)

"Quite often in life, when a tragic event arrives it becomes a springboard for mirroring all other things in one's life that one hasn't come to terms with."
- Charlotte Rampling
(Related: Life)

"I had only played five games in my senior year in high school. I was not large enough. Hell, when I graduated, I was about five foot four and weighed 120 pounds. I didn't go with the Dodgers until spring training of 1940 and I weighed all of 155 pounds soaking wet."
- Pee Wee Reese
(Related: Games, Hell, School, Spring, Training)

"Love, work, and knowledge are the wellsprings of our lives, they should also govern it."
- Wilhelm Reich
(Related: Love, Work, Knowledge)

"Laughter springs from the lawless part of our nature."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Nature, Laughter)

"It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Civilization, Spring, Tea)

"Great effort springs naturally from great attitude."
- Pat Riley
(Related: Attitude, Effort)

"Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Earth, Poems, Spring)

"The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Opportunity, Luck, Meeting, Preparation)

"Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Love, Jealousy, Self)

"The truth is that our way of celebrating the Christmas season does spring from myriad cultures and sources, from St. Nicholas to Coca-Cola advertising campaigns."
- Richard Roeper
(Related: Truth, Advertising, Christmas, Spring)

"Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: People, Spring, Summer)

"The methods of peace propaganda which aim at establishing peace doctrine by argument and by creating a feeling favorable to peace in general seem to fall short of reaching the springs of human action and of dealing with the causes of the conduct which they seek to modify."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Peace, Action, Argument, Causes, Doctrine, Feeling, Propaganda)

"If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom."
- Ernestine L. Rose
(Related: Growth, America, Flowers, Freedom, Poison, Slavery, Spring, Will)

"Marriage is like twirling a baton, turning hand springs or eating with chopsticks. It looks easy until you try it."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Marriage, Eating)

"War springs from the love and loyalty which should be offered to God being applied to some God substitute, one of the most dangerous being nationalism."
- Robert Runcie
(Related: Love, War, God, Being, Loyalty, Nationalism)

"Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Love, First, First love, Italy, Spring)

"Democracy can only spring from practising it early, and democratic action was not to expected from young people brought up under a close authoritarian system."
- Dora Russell
(Related: People, Action, Democracy, Spring)

"The earth is yet the place of the domicile of man and all the offspring of the first man."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Earth, First, Man)

"She had already allowed her delectable lover to pluck that flower which, so different from the rose to which it is nevertheless sometimes compared, has not the same faculty of being reborn each spring."
- Marquis de Sade
(Related: Being, Spring)

"The imagination is the spur of delights... all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything; now, is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy? Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures arise?"
- Marquis de Sade
(Related: Imagination, Joy, Now)

"When we're at the end of The Rite of Spring or of a Bruckner symphony, I want people to feel the music physically."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Music, People, End, Spring, Want)

"To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring."
- George Santayana
(Related: Love, Mind, Seasons, Spring, State)

"Lucas attended a conference on rational expectations at the University of Minnesota in the spring of 1973. The day after the conference, I received a call from Pittsburgh."
- Thomas J. Sargent
(Related: Day, Expectations, Spring, University)

"There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Accident, Chance, Destiny)

"Before I pitch any game, from spring training to Game 7 of the World Series, I'm scared to death."
- Curt Schilling
(Related: Death, Spring, Training, World)

"Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: People, Spring)

"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
(Related: Time, Decision, Negative, Decisions, Moods, Spring, Will)

"From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own."
- Carl Schurz
(Related: Equality, Rights, Identity)

"Right now I'm working on the back handspring."
- Ashley Scott
(Related: Now, Right)

"Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Autumn, Spring, Will)

"You mean guys don't get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street."
- Bud Selig
(Related: Hurt, Spring, Training, Walking)

"All cruelty springs from weakness."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Cruelty, Weakness)

"After the last two years of springtime gas price spikes, nearly everyone in Southeast Wisconsin understands that something is wrong with our gasoline regulation and supply system."
- Jim Sensenbrenner
(Related: Wrong, Years)

"The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Affection, Years)

"And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper. I have an affection for it, for it was the offspring of happy days, when death and grief were but words, which found no true echo in my heart."
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(Related: Death, Heart, Affection, Echo, Grief, Now, Words)

"O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?"
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Spring, Wind, Winter)

"If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?"
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Spring, Winter)

"But, also, before I even go on the Medicare prescription drug debate, I always tell the folks in rural Illinois, and I represent 30 counties south of Springfield down to Indiana and Kentucky, that in this bill is the best rural package for hospitals ever passed."
- John Shimkus
(Related: Debate, Hospitals, Kentucky)

"I'm a big fan of Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty, they're my two favorites."
- Andrew Shue
"Like springs, adaptations can only go downhill."
- John Simon
"The temptations to wrong are many; they spring out of a corrupt nature."
- Matthew Simpson
(Related: Nature, Spring, Temptations, Wrong)

"So far this spring, 59 American communities have been flattened by tornadoes. Nobody has helped."
- Gordon Sinclair
(Related: American, Spring)

"I played a heap of snow in a school play. I was under a sheet, and crawled out when spring came. I often say I'll never reach the same artistic level again."
- Stellan Skarsgard
(Related: Play, School, Snow, Spring)

"Our principles are the springs of our actions. Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery. Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles."
- Red Skelton
(Related: Happiness, Actions, Care, Misery, Principles)

"It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far."
- Cornelia Otis Skinner
(Related: Spring, Theory, Validity)

"My rights all spring front an infinitely nobler source - from favor and grace of God."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: God, Rights, Grace, Spring)

"Folk music was out there. Clubs were springing up and they were hot with the college kids."
- Dick Smothers
(Related: Music, College, Folk, Kids)

"Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms."
- Ikkyu Sojun
(Related: Flowers, Open, Spring)

"Back 20 years ago, I was recording with Bruce Springsteen, and his producer called me and said I had to be in the studio the next day to finish the sessions, and I couldn't. I had to be in court, in California. All this took like 10 years out of my life."
- Ronnie Spector
(Related: Life, Court, Day, Years)

"For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Peace, War, Virtue, Absence, Benevolence, Confidence, Justice, Mind, State)

"I always wanted to be a dentist from the time I was in high school, and I was accepted to dental school in the spring of 1972. I was planning to go, but after the Olympics there were other opportunities."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: Time, Planning, School, Spring)

"It... is the best opportunity we've had in the last 25 years to bring about a settlement in Northern Ireland, and I think we should leave no stone unturned to achieve that."
- Dick Spring
(Related: Opportunity, Ireland, Years)

"There is a great deal of work that can be done between the SDLP representing the Nationalist population and the Unionist Parties, and I believe we should set down to do that."
- Dick Spring
(Related: Work, Population)

"The British Government and the Irish Government have accepted very clearly the Mitchell Report."
- Dick Spring
(Related: Government, Irish)

"If I felt we had alienated the Unionists, it would worry me because we've spent a great deal of time trying to open up discussion and dialogue with the Unionist Parties."
- Dick Spring
(Related: Time, Open, Trying, Worry)

"I believe we've spent many years trying to bring about talks which have all the Parties in Northern Ireland involved so that there'd be inclusive talks."
- Dick Spring
(Related: Ireland, Trying, Years)

"I'm not getting frustrated... we all knew from the start that this would be a long process."
- Dick Spring
"Somebody once said I had a face for radio and a voice for newspapers."
- Jerry Springer
(Related: Newspapers, Voice)

"With a face like mine, I do better in print."
- Jerry Springer
"To go from politics to news, at least the subject matter is the same, even if the view is different."
- Jerry Springer
(Related: Politics, News)

"My guess is more reporters probably vote Democrat than Republican - just because I think reporters are smart."
- Jerry Springer
(Related: Republican, Vote)

"It's just a show. It's not the end of Western Civilization. It's chewing gum."
- Jerry Springer
(Related: Civilization, End)

"All of us, whether or not we're celebrities, every one ought to spend part of their life making someone else's life better."
- Jerry Springer
(Related: Life)

"We can't just have mainstream behavior on television in a free society, we have to make sure we see the whole panorama of human behavior."
- Jerry Springer
(Related: Society, Behavior, Television)

"I'd love to retouch my whole life."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: Life, Love)

"I wouldn't know how to handle serenity if somebody handed it to me on a plate."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: Serenity)

"My sexuality has never been a problem to me but I think it has been for other people."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: People, Sexuality)

"My affections are easily swayed and I can be very unfaithful."
- Dusty Springfield
"Somehow I took whatever criticism there was very much to heart."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: Heart, Criticism)

"I'm the most misunderstood, misquoted person I know, honestly."
- Dusty Springfield
"Sometimes you have to let people down in order to get on, particularly in showbusiness."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: People, Order)

"I just decided I wanted to become someone else... So I became someone else."
- Dusty Springfield
"I have tried sex with both men and women. I found I liked it."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: Men, Women, Sex)

"I find it an effort to keep up appearances."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: Effort)

"Hell, have I been a hell-raiser!"
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: Hell)

"A lot of people say I'm bent, and I've heard it so many times that I've almost learned to accept it."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: People)

"I was a nothing kid. Not particularly good. Not particularly bad."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: Nothing)

"It's marvellous to be popular, but foolish to think it will last."
- Dusty Springfield
(Related: Popular, Will)

"There weren't a lot of girl singers around. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were the guys I looked up to."
- Rick Springfield
"They were marketing me as a teen idol, when the stuff on the record was not what teen idols were doing at the time."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Teen, Time, Idols, Marketing)

"Karma is not just about the troubles, but also about surmounting them."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Karma)

"Music is a 24-hour-a-day thing for me."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Music)

"My first crush was Hayley Mills when I was a little kid in England. I used to kiss her picture goodnight."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Kiss, EnglFirst)

"Once I discovered music, I knew what I wanted to do."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Music)

"Puberty hit me very hard, and I basically had no use for school once I discovered the guitar."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Guitar, School)

"Residuals from Australia, from the Mission Magic show, saved my butt. So there is a reason for everything."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Magic, Mission, Reason)

"When someone pursues music through your music, that's the greatest accolade anybody can get."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Music)

"I am a bit more of a whore with my acting than I am with my music. I am not a whore with my music."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Music, Acting)

"I've heard from writers and musicians and fans that they think I'm underrated."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Fans, Musicians, Writers)

"I've been writing songs since I was 14 years old, and that's my true love."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Love, Old, Songs, Writing, Years)

"I've always liked the heavier stuff. I've always loved Tool and System of a Down, Korn and Nine Inch Nails."
- Rick Springfield
"I would have been an Egyptologist if I had had the schooling."
- Rick Springfield
"I was one of those dark, quiet kids that wrote poetry."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Poetry, Kids, Quiet)

"I took that time off - I knew it was messing me up, not being connected to a spiritual plane."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Time, Being, Spiritual)

"I learned to read and write and socialize in school, and that's pretty much it."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Pretty, School)

"I don't want to mix the identities. Noah Drake isn't Rick Springfield."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Want)

"I am a closet toy freak. I started chasing after some things as far as Star Wars toys - some very rare stuff."
- Rick Springfield
"Every actor wants to break out of the box that they put you in and that's where I'm heading, out of the box as fast as I can."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Actor)

"Being a songwriter does not rely on an audience or other band members or a camera. I can just sit in a room and write songs."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Being, Songs)

"If the timing's right and the gods are with you, something special happens."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Gods, Right)

"I'll watch any show on the History Channel."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: History)

"I don't think anyone ever feels acknowledged enough."
- Rick Springfield
"I was very fortunate to be at the vanguard of music video."
- Rick Springfield
(Related: Music)

"No, I always felt that amongst my core fans- because there was a level of popularity that I had in the mid '80s that was sort of a bump on the scale- they fundamentally understood the values that are at work in my work."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Work, Values, Fans, Popularity)

"I tend to be a subscriber to the idea that you have everything you need by the time you're 12 years old to do interesting writing for most of the rest of your life - certainly by the time you're 18."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Life, Time, Idea, Old, Rest, Writing, Years)

"I think that is what film and art and music do; they can work as a map of sorts for your feelings."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Art, Music, Work, Feelings, Film)

"I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment. That was the way I would keep faith with the audience that supported me as I went along."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Age, Faith, Writing)

"I'm a synthesist. I'm always making music. And I make a lot of different kinds of music all the time. Some of it gets finished and some of it doesn't."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, Time)

"If they had told me I was the janitor and would have to mop up and clean the toilets after the show in order to play, I probably would have done it."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Order, Play)

"In America everything's about who's number one today."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: America, Today)

"In the early years, I found a voice that was my voice and also partly my father's voice. But isn't that what you always do? Why do kids at 5 years old go into the closet and put their daddy's shoes on? Hey, my kids do it."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Father, Kids, Old, Voice, Years)

"In the past, some of the songs that were the most fun, and the most entertaining and rocking, fell by the wayside because I was concerned with what I was going to say and how I was going to say it."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Fun, Past, Songs)

"It's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin and can't stand the company."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Friend, Company, Man, Skin)

"It's always felt natural, because I'm generally very comfortable with people."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: People)

"My only general rule was to steer away from things I played with the band over the past couple of tours. I was interested in re-shaping the Rising material for live shows, so people could hear the bare bones of that."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: People, Past)

"You can go from doing something quite silly to something dead serious in the blink of an eye, and if you're making those connections with your audience then they're going to go right along with it."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Eye, Right, Silly)

"Plus, you know, when I was young, there was a lot of respect for clowning in rock music - look at Little Richard. It was a part of the whole thing, and I always also believed that it released the audience."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, Respect)

"Talk about a dream, try to make it real."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Dream, Talk)

"The audiences are there as a result of my history with the band but also as a result of my being able to reach people with a tune."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: History, People, Audiences, Being, Result)

"The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, World)

"My image had always been very heterosexual, very straight. So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Experience, Feelings, Chance, Civil rights, Gay, Lesbian)

"Your spoken voice is a part of it - not a big part of it, but it's something. It puts people at ease, and once again kind of reaches out and makes a bridge for what's otherwise difficult music."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, People, Voice)

"Yeah, I had gay friends. The first thing I realized was that everybody's different, and it becomes obvious that all of the gay stereotypes are ridiculous."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: First, Friends, Gay, Obvious)

"The only thing I can say about having this type of success is that you can get yourself in trouble because basically the world is set open for you. People will say yes to anything you ask, so it's basically down to you and what you want or need."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Success, People, Open, Trouble, Want, Will, World)

"Your success story is a bigger story than whatever you're trying to say on stage. Success makes life easier. It doesn't make living easier."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Life, Success, Living, Trying)

"Yeah, my son likes a lot of guitar bands. He gave me something the other day which was really good. He'll burn a CD for me full of things that he has, so he's a pretty good call if I want to check some of that stuff out... The other two aren't quite into that yet."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Son, Day, Guitar, Pretty, Want)

"The best music, you can seek some shelter in it momentarily, but it's essentially there to provide you something to face the world with."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, World)

"When it comes to luck, you make your own."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Luck)

"When I first started in rock, I had a big guy's audience for my early records. I had a very straight image, particularly through the mid '80s."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: First)

"This music is forever for me. It's the stage thing, that rush moment that you live for. It never lasts, but that's what you live for."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music)

"The release date is just one day, but the record is forever."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Day)

"But I think that your entire life is a process of sorting out some of those early messages that you got."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Life)

"But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things, usually when I'm working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Movies, Music, Books, Writing)

"From the beginning, I imagined I would have a long work life."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Life, Work, Beginning)

"Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, Acceptance, Tolerance)

"I like narrative storytelling as being part of a tradition, a folk tradition."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Being, Folk, Tradition)

"I have my ideas, I have my music and I also just enjoy showing off, so that's a big part of it. Also, I like to get up onstage and behave insanely or express myself physically, and the band can get pretty silly."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, Ideas, Pretty, Silly)

"I hadn't performed by myself in a while. It feels very natural to me, and I assume people come for the very same reasons as they do when I'm with the band: to be moved, for something to happen to them."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: People)

"I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover, I buy it if I like the name of the band, anything that sparks my imagination. I still like to go to record stores, I like to just wander around and I'll buy whatever catches my attention."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Imagination, Attention, Buying, Curiosity, Name)

"I didn't know if it would be a success-ful one, or what the stages would be, but I always saw myself as a lifetime musician and songwriter."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Success)

"I can sing very comfortably from my vantage point because a lot of the music was about a loss of innocence, there's innocence contained in you but there's also innocence in the process of being lost."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, Being, Innocence, Loss)

"I always wanted my music to influence the life you were living emotionally - with your family, your lover, your wife, and, at a certain point, with your children."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Life, Music, Family, Wife, Children, Influence, Living)

"Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Faith, Blind, Leaders, Will)

"Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown. Me and a few other guys were the town freaks- and there were many occasions when we were dodging getting beaten up ourselves."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Pretty)

"I've kind of fashioned my life after a Slinky. Bend me in a million shapes, and eventually I'll spring back to what I originally was."
- Sylvester Stallone
(Related: Life, Spring)

"Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!"
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Poor, Silly, Spring)

"Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Truth, Forget, Friends, Heaven, Now, Old, Quiet, Serenity, Will)

"My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time."
- Sting
(Related: Time, Friends, Mortality, Singing)

"I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same; the wellspring is the same in both cases."
- J. Michael Straczynski
(Related: Religion, Science, Motivation)

"The Spring I seek is in a new face only."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Spring)

"A hush is over everything, Silent as women wait for love; The world is waiting for the spring."
- Sara Teasdale
(Related: Women, Love, Spring, Waiting, World)

"We've been working on a new album, which is going to come out next spring, which is very different, a change of style for us - it's going to be almost like rock music."
- Neil Tennant
(Related: Change, Music, Spring, Style)

"Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage."
- Tertullian
(Related: Marriage, Divorce, Religious, Vow)

"The whole of the situation of the Conservative Party today springs from that night when they dismissed the best prime minister the country had had since Churchill."
- Denis Thatcher
(Related: Conservative, Country, Night, Party, Today)

"In fact, I was one of the few trusted people that Lucy allowed to play with their kids. I spent time at their summer home, rode horses at their ranch, and swam at their beach house. I even spent a Christmas with them at Palm Springs one year."
- Keith Thibodeaux
(Related: Time, Home, People, Beach, Christmas, Fact, Horses, Kids, Play, Summer)

"Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes, the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger."
- Thucydides
(Related: Anger, Being, Causes, First, Spring)

"And they turned around and leased it to The Assembly Of God Churches - their headquarters are in Springfield, Missouri. They leased it to them for the first year. Then, after the first year, they will donate it to the church."
- Mel Tillis
(Related: God, Church, Churches, First, Will)

"Spring is a true reconstructionist."
- Henry Timrod
(Related: Spring)

"The greatest good fortune of my return to Cambridge in 1946 was that there, in the spring, I met Elizabeth Fay Ringo. We were married a few months later."
- James Tobin
(Related: Fortune, Months, Spring)

"I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods."
- Georg Trakl
(Related: God, Silence, Spring)

"Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility."
- G. M. Trevelyan
(Related: Thought, Action, Responsibility)

"The satirist who writes nothing but satire should write but little - or it will seem that his satire springs rather from his own caustic nature than from the sins of the world in which he lives."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Nature, Nothing, Satire, Will, World)

"In Palm Springs, they think homelessness is caused by bad divorce lawyers."
- G. B. Trudeau
(Related: Divorce, Lawyers)

"No one is immune from the larger events of his or her time - the Depression, World War II, civil rights, Vietnam, the spring of 1989 in China. These events intrude upon our lives and radically affect our directions."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Time, War, Civil rights, Depression, Events, Spring, Vietnam, World, World war)

"A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men."
- Martin Farquhar Tupper
(Related: Men, Peace, Love, Angels, Earth, Innocence, Pleasure)

"Sweet April showers do spring May flowers."
- Thomas Tusser
(Related: April, Flowers, May, Spring)

"In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Spring, Weather)

"When we finished the tour we had been writing together for a year. We moved forward from there and have just now finished our record. We're having a new record out in the Spring."
- Kathy Valentine
(Related: Now, Spring, Writing)

"The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Discovery, Folly, Metaphor, Oracle, Paradox, Proof, Spring)

"So stick up ivy and the bays, and then restore the heathen ways, green will remind you of the Spring, though this great day denies the thing, and mortifies the earth, and all, but your wild revels, and loose hall."
- Henry Vaughan
(Related: Day, Earth, Ivy, Spring, Will)

"The true harbinger of spring is not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano, but the sound of the bat on the ball."
- Bill Veeck
(Related: Sound, Spring, Swallows)

"I'm showing some of my sculptures in Holland in the spring, so we'll see."
- Alan Vega
(Related: Spring)

"Here was a fragment of Goddess myth that, through all its permutations, had somehow escaped being turned on its head. It was the perfect springboard for the sort of novel I wanted to write."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Being, Myth)

"To whom it may concern: It is springtime. It is late afternoon."
- Kurt Vonnegut
(Related: May)

"Who of us is mature enough for offspring before the offspring themselves arrive? The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults."
- Peter De Vries
(Related: Marriage, Children, Value)

"Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Desire, Energy, Will)

"The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!"
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Patriotism, Idea, Spring)

"For nine years, till the spring of 1881, we lived in Oxford, in a little house north of the Parks, in what was then the newest quarter of the University town."
- Mary A. Ward
(Related: Spring, University, Years)

"More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Acting, Fact, Respect, Spring)

"There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Soul, Laws, Loyalty)

"I will always desire to play with Bruce Springsteen. He's the most inspirational, most dedicated, most committed and most focused artist I've ever seen. I like to be around people like that."
- Max Weinberg
(Related: Inspirational, People, Artist, Desire, Play, Will)

"I can't tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring."
- James Whistler
(Related: Genius, Heaven)

"The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Related: God, Progress, Chaos, Discontent, Man, World)

"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Poetry, Feeling)

"The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring."
- Bern Williams
(Related: Hope, Day, Spring)

"Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!""
- Robin Williams
(Related: Nature, Saying, Spring)

"You have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time."
- Dave Winfield
(Related: Time, Spring)

"These days baseball is different. You come to spring training, you get your legs ready, you arms loose, your agents ready, your lawyer lined up."
- Dave Winfield
(Related: Baseball, Spring, Training)

"Everyone has a breaking point, turning point, stress point, the game is permeated with it. The fans don't see it because we make it look so efficient. But internally, for a guy to be successful, you have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time."
- Dave Winfield
(Related: Time, Successful, Fans, Spring, Stress)

"Well, first of all the Dominion Bureau of Statistics made a survey in the spring of 1970, which showed that on balance the difference in the cost of living between Canadian cities and American cities was 5 % to the advantage, of course, to the Canadian cities."
- Leonard Woodcock
(Related: American, Balance, Cities, Difference, First, Living, Spring, Statistics)

"I admire Bruce Springsteen because he's a heroic person who has lots of integrity and has this incredible body of work that is so vital."
- Elizabeth Wurtzel
(Related: Work, Body, Integrity)

"I'm very confident my health isn't going to allow me to be a good player, especially in the spring."
- Steve Yzerman
(Related: Health, Spring)