To celebrate the release of our new Spring Collection we have put together a selection of quotes from some of our favourite writers. It may not feel a lot like spring at the moment, but there is so much to celebrate about the season.

From the charm of spring’s unpredictable weather to the smell of new beginnings in its fragrant air – there is lots to embrace about this special time of the year. Continue reading below to discover spring’s rich symbolism through the words of some of our most loved authors.

“What a strange thing!
to be alive
beneath cherry blossoms.”
― Kobayashi Issa, Poems


“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina


“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.”
― Pablo Neruda


“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.”
― William Shakespeare


“In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.” ― Mark Twain


“If people did not love one another, I really dont see what use there would be in having any spring.”
― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables


“Aprils air stirs in
Willow-leaves…a butterfly
Floats and balances”
― Bashō, Japanese Haiku


“The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.” ― Bernard Williams


“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” ―  Harriet Ann Jacobs


“Spring is when life’s alive in everything.”
― Christina Rossetti

Spring flowers florals paperblanks journal notebook
Ventaglio Rosso Kraft, softcover journal

Have any of these quotes inspired you to get in the spirit of spring? Share any quotes you love with us on #PeopleofPaperblanks.

To learn more about the journals featured in this post and our Spring Collection, click here.


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