February quotes

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Spring and February

February is the border between winter and spring. (Terri Guillemets)

While it is February, one can taste the full joys of anticipation. Spring stands at the gate with her finger on the latch. (Patience Strong)

I dread February, the painful transition from a frightening winter to an inspiring spring. (Elchin Safarli)

Each year, nature gives us the month of May to make up for February. (Bill Tammeus)

In February, far from spring, because there, at its limit, a field of such whiteness roams that it darkens in the eyes of a blizzard. (Joseph Brodsky)

Today is the first of February, snowy, brilliant, but dripping with the sound of spring wherever the sun lies warm, and calling with the heart of spring yonder where the crows are assembling. There is spring in the talk of the chickadees outside my window, and in the cheerful bluster of a red squirrel in the hickory. (Dallas Lore Sharp)

With the lengthening days which distinguish the third month of winter from its predecessor, come ardent desires for spring, and longings for the time of birds and flowers. An adventurous swallow too early flying from the south, a vision of snowdrops in the snow, a day of April warmth lit by a slant February sun, are all hailed with pleasure as harbingers of a more gracious season on its northland way. (Oscar Fay Adams)

Quotes about spring

February features

February among all the months, The shortest and the least courteous. (Leroux de Lincy)

February is short and very sweet. (Charmaine J. Forde)

Without carnival dance and mummenspiel, there isn’t much in February either. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

In February there is everything to hope for and nothing to regret. (Patience Strong)

February is the uncertain month, neither black nor white but all shades between by turns. Nothing is sure. (Gladys Hasty Carroll)

February is so popular because the salaries will soon be due. (Klaus Klages)

Attitude to February

February is not a bad month at all, you just have to know how to take it. (Wilhelm Raabe)

February, sweet and small, the greatest month of all. (Eric Lies)

I love any excuse to come to New York – when it’s not February. (K.A. Applegate)

When God was making the months I think February was a mistake, like a burp. There it was, small, dark, and prickly. It had absolutely no redeeming qualities. (Shannon Wiersbitzky)

I used to try to decide which was the worst month of the year. In the winter I would choose February. I had it figured out that the reason God made February short a few days was because he knew that by the time people came to the end of it they would die if they had to stand one more blasted day. (Katherine Paterson)

People and February

Good morrow, Benedick. Why, what’s the matter? That you have such a February face so full of frost, of storm and cloudiness? (William Shakespeare)

I continue with a mustard sunset, beautiful and cold, I am February. (Al Kvotion)

It is said that the Romans only gave the name of February, to the month from which we emerge, because of the fever; I was treated like an ancient Roman. (Voltaire)

Well, February isn’t too far away… I’ll be patient until then. (Bleuette Diot)

February is just plain malicious. It knows your defenses are down. (Katherine Paterson)

Shortest month

Even though February was the shortest month of the year, sometimes it seemed like the longest. (JD Robb)

February is the shortest month, so if you’re having a miserable month, try to schedule it for February. (Lemony Snickett)

The month of the year when the politician talks the least bullshit is February, because there are only twenty-eight days. (Colouche)

Every day has its plague; If the month has thirty days, the misery is clear. In you it is safe to say
that the smallest burden has been borne, O beautiful February! (Georg Christian Bernhardi)

Snowdrops and February

The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size. (Gertrude Wister)

Late February, and the air’s so balmy snowdrops and crocuses might be fooled into early blooming. Then, the inevitable blizzard will come, blighting our harbingers of spring, and the numbed yards will go back undercover. (Gail Mazur)

A small bird twitters on a leafless spray, across the snow-waste, breaks a gleam of gold. What token can I give my friend today? But February blossoms, pure and cold? Frail gifts from Nature’s half-reluctant hand. I see the signs of spring about the land. These chill snowdrops, fresh from wintry bowers are the forerunners of a world of flowers. (Sarah Doudney)

Quotes about snowdrops

Winter and February

Late February days; and now, at last, Might you have thought that winter’s woe was past; So fair the sky was and so soft the air. (William Morris)

The shortest day has passed, and whatever nastiness of weather we may look forward to in January and February, at least we notice that the days are getting longer. (V. Sackville-West)

Even winter, the hardest season, the most implacable, dreams, as February creeps on, of the flame that will presently melt it away. Everything tires with time and starts to seek some opposition, to save it from itself. (Clive Barker)

Quotes about winter

Relationship and February

In the coldest February, as in every other month in every other year, the best thing to hold on to in this world is each other. (Linda Ellerbee)

While reflecting on past relationships and learning from them can be helpful, February isn’t the best time to try and gain insight. (Amy Morin)

One of the major dangers of being alone in February is the tendency to dwell on past relationships. Whether you’re daydreaming about that ‘one that got away,’ or you’re recalling the fairy tale date you went on last Valentine’s Day, romanticizing the past isn’t helpful – nor accurate. (Amy Morin)

Sports and February

Every leap year I like to jump. It’s a good way to get my exercise in every four years. (Jarod Kintz)

February is always a bad month for TV sports. Football is gone, basketball is plodding along in the annual midseason doldrums, and baseball is not even mentioned. (Hunter S. Thompson)

It really gets into your system. All baseball players have this internal clock around February when it starts to kick in and the juices start to flow. I think underestimated how much I was going to miss it. (David Cone)

Quotes about sports

29th February

If you meet 29th February, think of something unique for it is the only day that defines a year as a leap year. It is the only day that makes February truly unique. (Ernest Agyemang Yeboah)

Women’s Day, March 8, comes too late in the year; I think it should be every February 29. (Laurent Ruquier)

On February 29th, poor and rich kiss. (Manfred Hinrich)

Despair and February

The day and time itself: late afternoon in early February, was there a moment of the year better suited for despair? (Alice McDermott)

Terrible, dreepy, dark February weather I remember, and the worst, most frightened days of my life. (Sebastian Barry)

In the gloomy month of February, the Deserts of Arabia are not more dreary and inhospitable than the streets of London at such a time. (Washington Irving)

Summer and February

February, when the days of winter seem endless and no amount of wistful recollecting can bring back any air of summer. (Shirley Jackson)

There is always in February some one day, at least, when one smells the yet distant, but surely coming, summer. (Gertrude Jekyll)

February which gives beautiful summer snow we plege. (Leroux de Lincy)

Southern February, as affectionate, evil and short as northern August, almost endless, almost after death, a cheerful crossroads, a crafty frontier, the beginning of the beginning of the end. (Max Frei)

Quotes about summer

January and February

January has only one thing to be said for it: it is followed by February. Nothing so well becomes its passing. (Katharine Tynan)

If January is the month of change, February is the month of lasting change. January is for dreamers… February is for doers. (Marc Parent)

January cold and desolate; February dripping wet. (Christina Giorgina Rossetti)

Quotes about January

Nature and February

February is the love and wrath of the weather. And, strangely shone all around, the poverty of summer cottages woke up as a great north of nature. (Bella Akhmadulina)

Thick February mists cling heavily to the dead earth and to each leafless tree. (Emma Lazarus)

The sun is a cold star. His heart, thorns of ice. His light, without forgiveness. In February, the trees died, the river petrified, as if the spring no longer vomited water and the sea could swallow no more. (Eric Vuillard)

Quotes about nature

Love and February

February – the month of love..?!! No wonder the shortest one in the calendar. (Dinesh Kumar Biran)

February days are a marketing gimmick; love happens every day. (Randeep Hooda)

Why do all our friends and relatives destroy the summer for us? Why can’t they get married in February? (Jerry Della Femina)

Death and February

February, a gray-haired grumbler and an enemy of all living things, Whistling an ominous funeral march, On the outskirts sows death and pours cold sleep On the pale inhabitants of the city cemetery. (Charles Baudelaire)

February is a suitable month for dying. Everything around is dead, the trees black and frozen so that the appearance of green shoots two months hence seems preposterous, the ground hard and cold, the snow dirty, the winter hateful, hanging on too long. (Anna Quindlen)

New Year’s resolutions and February

No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February. (Suze Orman)

February is even better, though, because it lets us study why so many of those resolutions are broken. (Sendhil Mullainathan)

Quotes about New Year

Sun and February

Do not rely on February… The sun in this month begets a headache like an angel slapping you in the face. (Anne Sexton)

Pale is the February sky, And brief the mid-day’s sunny hours;The wind-swept forest seems to sigh For the sweet time of leaves and flowers. (William Cullen Bryant)

Quotes about sun

Rain and February

February brings the rain, Thaws the frozen lake again. (Sara Coleridge)

On the wind in February, snowflakes float still. Half inclined to turn to rain, nipping, dripping, chill. (Christina Georgina Rossetti)

Quotes about rain

Stupidity and February

February is (so to speak) rich in fools, poor in days. (Klaus Klages)

Cold and snowy February does seem slow and trying, very. Still, a month made gay by Cupid never could be wholly stupid. (Louise Bennett Weaver)

Weeping and February

Weep, birds of February, – To the sinister thrill of things, – Weep, birds of February, – Weep my tears, weep my roses, – To the branches of the juniper. (Emile Nelligan)

Get ink and cry! To write about February sobbingly, While the rumbling slush Burns black in Spring. (Boris Pasternak)

Sky and February

But that night sparkled. An immense sidereal rain riddled the deep February sky with brilliant stars. (Henry Bosco)

Pale February morning – Color of dove. (Paul-Jean Toulet)

Valentine’s Day and February

Without Valentine’s Day, February would be well, January. (Jim Gaffigan)

The only bubble in the flat champagne of February is Valentine’s Day. (Tom Robbins)

Quotes about Valentine’s Day

March and February

February is merely as long as is needed to pass the time until March. (J.R. Stockton)

February makes a bridge and March breaks it. (George Hebert)

Quotes about March

Among the topics of February quotes, I would highlight spring, despair, stupidity, relationship, weeping, sky.

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