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Hello, Spring!

Before everyone else flocks to Yoido for the cherry blossoms, I spent my Tuesday afternoon peacefully with these beauties…

so, let me officially welcome Spring!


“April has put a spirit of youth in everything. (Sonnet XCVIII)”

– William Shakespeare

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

– Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.”

– Marty Rubin

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

– Robin Williams, Weapons of Self-Destruction


“I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.”

– Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

“An optimist is the human personification of spring.”

– Susan J. Bissonette

“If Spring crawls out of mouth of wild flowers, then surely, Winter crawls out of min.”

– Cecilia Llompart, The Wingless

“The promise of Spring’s arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter.”

– Jen Selinsky

“Winter is the reason for the spring; he who loves spring must also love its reason!”

– Mehmet Murat ildan

“But only a person in the depths of despair neglected t look beyond winter to the spring that inevitably followed, bringing back color and life and hope.”

– Mary Balogh, A Matter of Class

“The sun just touched the morning;

The morning, happy thing,

Supposed that he had come to dwell,

And life would be all spring.”

– Emily Dickinson

“It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.”

– John Galsworthy, The Forsyte Saga

“Spring drew on… and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps.”

– Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

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

– Neltje Blanchan

“Winter is already a lost shape, forgotten in the ground.

Instead, here is Spring with all the grace f a woman smoothing out her apron.”

– Cecilia Llompart, The Wingless

“Came the spring with all its splendor. All its birds and all its blossoms. All its flowers and leaves and grasses”

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“And Spring arose on the garden fair,

Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere;

And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast

rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.”

– Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Spring shows what God can d with a drab and dirty world.”

– Virgil Kraft

“She turned to the sunlight

And shook her head,

And whispered to her neighbor:

‘Winter is dead'”.

– A.A. Milne, When We Were Young

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