40 April Quotes to Help You Embrace the Magic of Spring

40 April Quotes to Help You Embrace the Magic of Spring

While spring officially starts in March, April is really when this stunning, invigorating seasons starts to feel like it's happening. Formerly barren trees burst into a million tiny blossoms, you get a handful of long, perfect days, and everyone is just in a good mood.

Don't get us wrong: We know there's a depressing amount of truth to the saying "April showers bring May flowers" and that there are still many rainy days to come.

But if you think of that rain as the nutrients needed to help flowers bloom, it's not so bad. With that in mind, here are 40 April quotes to help you bring spring into its full, glorious focus. 

40 April Quotes

1. "No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. April is a promise that May is bound to keep, and we know it." – Hal Borland

2. "April, the angel of the months, the young love of the year." – Vita Sackville-West

3. "Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer." – Anita Krizzan

4. "On April Fools Day, believe nothing, trust no one, just like any other day." – Unknown

5. "No rain, no flowers." – Haruki Murakami

6. "Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever." – Charles Lamb

7. "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

8. "If April showers should come your way, they bring the flowers that bloom in May." – Buddy de Sylva

9. "April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks, 'Go!' – Christopher Morley

10. "Our spring has come at last with the soft laughter of April suns and shadow of April showers." – Byron Caldwell Smith

11. "Shining through tears, like April suns in showers, that labour to overcome the cloud that loads ’em." – Thomas Otway

12. “There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by.” – William Cullen Bryant

13. “The sun was warm but the wind was chill / You know how it is with an April day / When the sun is out and the wind is still / You’re one month on in the middle of May.” – Robert Frost

14. “Some people can’t be fooled on April Fool’s Day because they were fooled too many times during their entire lifetime.” – Akash B Chandran

15. “Oh to be in England now that April’s there.” – Robert Browning

16. “April rains transform fields from plain, to lovely wildflower-filled terrain.”— Unknown

17. “April, April, laugh thy girlish laughter, and the moment after, Weep thy girlish tears, April.” – Angus Wilson

18. “But it is a sort of April-weather life that we lead in this world. A little sunshine is generally the prelude to a storm.” – William Cowper

19. April rain is not a cause to complain; it’s busy preparing the terrain for spring to sustain.”—Unknown

20. “Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.” – Bishop Reginald Heber

21. “The tantalizing scent transported me to a white, sandy beach lapped by a turquoise sea under a tropical sun. Lime and coconut were the getaway flavors my bakery customers needed in April, tax time.” – Judith Fertig

22. “Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.” – Lilly Pulitzer

23. April is a reminder that something better is always around the corner.”—Unknown

24. “April was just beginning, and after the warm spring day it turned cooler, slightly frosty, and a breath of spring could be felt in the soft, cold air.” – Anton Chekov

25. “I shine in tears like the sun in April.” – Cyril Tourneur

26. “Hello, April. Please, be a month of rebirth, regrowth, and renewal.” – Anonymous

27. “April is the month of dreams come true.” ― John Baillie

28. “April comes like an idiot, babbling and stewing flowers.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay

29. “Today has been a day dropped out of June into April.” – L.M. Montgomery

30. “April is the time to turn over a new leaf.” ― Terri Guillemets

31. Yet still when the famed first of April returns… I dread the approach.”—Matthew Gregory Lewis

32. “Why are people so tired on April 1st? Because they just finished a 31-day March.” –  Unknown

33. “Although I was born in April, I’m quite certain I was not fully awake until October.” – Peggy Toney Horton

34. “Oh, the lovely fickleness of an April day!” – W. H. Gibson

35. “April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring renewal and growth.” ― Mandy Harrison

36. “Men are April when they woo, December when they wed.” – William Shakespeare

37. “April is the cruelest month breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.” – T.S. Eliot

38. “April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom, holiday tables under the trees.” – E.Y. Harburg

39. “April is the gateway to the joys of summer.” ― Fennel Hudson

40. “April is a moment of joy for those who have survived the winter.” ― Samuel Johnson

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