61 Motivational April Quotes For Spring (2023)

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The Best Quotes for the month of April 2023

The month of April is here and we have the best April quotes to inspire you this month.

April showers, lambs’ tails, and the beginning of spring, there’s a lot to look forward to.

It’s no wonder that so many people throughout history have had something to say about it.

April Quotes
April Quotes

Keep reading for the best quotes this April.

12 Happy April Quotes

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

William Shakespeare

“The April winds are magical, and thrill our tuneful frames; The garden-walks are passional, to bachelors and dames.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Our spring has come at last with the soft laughter of April suns and shadow of April showers.” 

Byron Caldwell Smith

“April is the kindest month. April gets you out of your head and out working in the garden.” 

Marty Rubin

“A gush of bird-song, a patter of dew / A cloud, and a rainbow’s warning / Suddenly sunshine and perfect blue / An April day in the morning.” 

Harriet Prescott Spofford

“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

April Quotes
April Quotes

“When April winds / Grew soft, the maple burst into a flush / Of scarlet flowers / The tulip tree, high up / Opened, in airs of June, her multitude / Of golden chalices to humming birds / And silken-wing’d insects of the sky.” 

– William Cullen Bryant

“Again the blackbirds sings; the streams / Wake, laughing, from their winter dreams / And tremble in the April showers / The tassels of the maple flowers.”  

John Greenleaf Whittier

“Oh to be in England now that April’s there.” 

Robert Browning

“They came on one of April’s most brilliant days–a day as sparkling as a newly-washed lemon…a day when even the shadows were a melange of blue and orange and jade, like the shadows that poured from the tipsy brush of Monet.” 

Beverley Nichols

“Sweet April showers, do spring May flowers.”

– Thomas Tusser

“April, April, laugh thy girlish laughter, and the moment after, Weep thy girlish tears, April.” 

Angus Wilson

11 April fools day quotes

“April 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four. The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.” 

Mark Twain

 “April Fools gone past, and you’re the biggest fool at last.” 

– Unknown

“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

“Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.” 

Charles Lamb

“The compliments of the season to my worthy masters, and a merry first of April to us all.” 

– Charles Lamb

April Quotes
April Quotes

“I hope life isn’t a big joke, because I don’t get it.” 

– Jack Handey

“Yet still when the famed first of April returns… I dread the approach.” 

– Matthew Gregory Lewis

“A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.” 

– Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.” 

– Anatole France

“If every fool wore a crown, we should all be kings.” 

– Welsh proverb

“Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something.” 

– Plato

12 Random April quotes

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” 

–  George Orwell

“Oh the lovely fickleness of an April day!” 

William Hamilton Gibson

“For April sobs while these are so glad / April weeps while these are so gay / Weeps like a tired child who had / Playing with flowers, lost its way.” 

Helen Hunt Jackson

“April comes like an idiot, babbling and stewing flowers.” 

Edna St. Vincent Millay

April Quotes
April Quotes

“Every tear is answered by a blossom / Every sigh with songs and laughter blent / April-blooms upon the breezes toss them / April knows her own, and is content.” 

Susan Coolidge

“The children with the streamlets sing, / When April stops at last her weeping / And every happy growing thing / Laughs like a babe just roused from sleeping.” 

Lucy Larcom

“It’s the hottest April in living and dead memory. So hot that the crows are flying with their tongues hanging out of their heads.” 

– Jess Kidd

“April weather, rain and sunshine both together.” 

English Country Saying

April Quotes
April Quotes

“Today has been a day dropped out of June into April.” 

L.M. Montgomery

“Now the noisy winds are still / April’s coming up the hill / All the spring is in her train / Led by shining ranks of rain / Pit, pat, patter, clatter / Sudden sun and clatter patter / All things ready with a will / April’s coming up the hill!” 

Mary Mapes Dodge

“Although I was born in April, I’m quite certain I was not fully awake until October.” 

Peggy Toney Horton

“In the suburbs of Delaware, spring meant not young love and damp flowers but an ugly divorce from winter and a second marriage to buxom summer.” 

– Andrew Sean Greer

10 Inspirational quotes for the month of April

“April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks, “Go!” 

Christopher Morley

“With the coming of spring, I am calm again.” 

Gustav Mahler

“The most beautiful springs are those that come after the most horrible winters!” 

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Pablo Neruda

“I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better.” 

– Steve Southerland

April Quotes
April Quotes

“That is one good thing about this world…there are always sure to be more springs.” 

– L.M. Montgomery

“Today’s tears water tomorrow’s gardens.” 

– Matshona Dhliwayo

“Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.” 

– William James

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” 

– Michael Jordan

“Some men see things as they are and say why. I dream things that never were and say why not.” 

– Bobby Kennedy

7 Depressing April quotes

“April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow, feeding A little life with dried tubers.”

T.S. Eliot

“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

“Summer is only the unfulfilled promise of spring, a charlatan in place of the warm balmy nights I dream of in April. It’s a sad season of life without growth…It has no day.” 

F. Scott Fitzgerald

“We can’t possibly have a summer love. So many people have tried that the name’s become proverbial.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Old April wanes, and her last dewy morn / Her death-bed steeps in tears; to hail the May / New blooming blossoms ‘neath the sun are born / And all poor April’s charms are swept away.” 

John Clare

“April. Month of dust and lies.” 

Naguib Mahfouz

“Sweet April-time—O cruel April-time! / Year after year returning, with a brow / Of promise, and red lips with longing paled, / And backward-hidden hands that clutch the joys / Of vanished springs, like flowers.”

– Mrs. Craik

9 More inspirational April quotes

“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

“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

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

“For many in baseball September is a month of stark contrast with April, when everyone had dared to hope. If baseball is a lot like life, as pundits declare, it is because life is more about losing than winning.”

 –  John Thorn

April Quotes
April Quotes

“One never knows the idyllic charm of our northern woods who has not seen them in April, when it is all a feast of birds and buds and waking life. Midsummer does not compare with this.”

–  Fannie Hardy Eckstorm

“The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.” 

– Barack Obama

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” 

– Khalil Gibran

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” 

– John Muir

“Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” 

– Albert Einstein