33 Inspirational May Quotes For Fresh Perspective On Life

1. “In the marvelous month of May when all the buds were bursting, then in my heart did love arise. In the marvelous month of May when all the birds were singing, then did I reveal to her my yearning and longing.” ― Heinrich Heine

2. “What potent blood hath modest May.” ― Ralph W. Emerson

3. “But the outsider in May, the one from Briery Swamp who had never fit quite right, kept her tucked safely in her nook.” ― Jodi Lynn Anderson

4. “I thought that spring must last forevermore; for I was young and loved, and it was May.” ― Vera Brittain

5. “The great earthquake shall be in the month of May; Saturn, Capricorn, Jupiter, Mercury in Taurus; Venus, also Cancer, Mars in zero.” –Nostradamus

6. “May, queen of blossoms, And fulfilling flowers / With what pretty music, Shall we charm the hours? / Wilt thou have pipe and reed, Blown in the open mead? / Or to the lute give heed, In the green bowers?” – Edward Thurlow

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

8. “When April steps aside for May, like diamonds all the rain-drops glisten; fresh violets open every day: to some new bird each hour we listen.” ― Lucy Larcom

9. “As full of spirit as the month of May, and as gorgeous as the sun in Midsummer.” ― William Shakespeare

10. “A great difference between May and Day is the M and D! Be a good Managing Director of your life each day in May.” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

11. “The month of May has come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit.” ― Thomas Malory

12. “Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes its gay attire.” ― Virgil

13. “May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.” ― Fennel Hudson

14. “Ah! my heart is weary waiting, Waiting for the May: Waiting for the pleasant rambles Where the fragrant hawthorn brambles, Where the woodbine alternating, Scent the dewy way; Ah! my heart is weary, waiting, Waiting for the May.” ― Denis Florence McCarthy

15. “I’m only wishing to go a-fishing; For this the month of May was made.” ― Henry Van Dyke

16. “The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” ― Edwin Way Teale

17. “O May, sweet-voice one, going thus before, Forever June may pour her warm red wine Of life and passions, – sweeter days are thine!” – Helen Hunt Jackson

18. “Hello, May. Bring us new hope and make our lives beautiful like spring flowers.” ― Unknown

19. “Let all thy joys be as the month of May. And all thy days be as a marriage day.” ― Francis Quarles

20. “Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses. A box where sweets compacted lie.” ― George Herbert

21. “Sweet April showers, Do spring May flowers.” ― Thomas Tusser

22. “With the coming of spring, I am calm again.” ― Gustav Mahler

23. “Hebe’s here, May is here! The air is fresh and sunny; And the miser-bees are busy Hoarding golden honey.” ― Thomas Bailey Aldrich

24. “You are as welcome as the flowers in May.” ― Charles Macklin

25. “Must’s a schoolroom in the month of May.” ― E. E. Cummings

26. “Horticulturally, the month of May is opening night, Homecoming, and Graduation Day all rolled into one.” ― Tam Mossman

27. “Lots of people go mad in January. Not as many as in May, of course. Nor June. But January is your third most common month for madness.” ― Karen Joy Fowler

28. “It was the month of May, the month when the foliage of herbs and trees is most freshly green, when buds ripened and blossoms appear in their fragrance and loveliness. And the month when lovers, subject to the same force which reawakens the plants, feel their hearts open again, recall past trysts and past vows, and moments of tenderness, and yearn for a renewal of the magical awareness which is love.” ― Sir Thomas Malory

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

30. “Among the changing months, May stands confest the sweetest, and in fairest colors dressed.” ― James Thomson

31. “Another May new buds and flowers shall bring: Ah! Why has happiness no second Spring?” – Charlotte Smith

32. “Weet May hath come to love us, Flowers, trees, their blossoms don; And through the blue heavens above us The very clouds move on.” ― Heinrich Heine

33. “Queer things happen in the garden in May. Little faces forgotten appear, and plants thought to be dead suddenly wave a green hand to confound you.” ― W. E . Johns

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