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Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each. Let them be your only diet drink and botanical medicines.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

Spring is not the best of seasons. Cold and flu are two good reasons; wind and rain and other sorrow, warm today and cold tomorrow. Whoever said Spring was romantic? The word that best applies is frantic!

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Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

The teeming Autumn big with rich increase, bearing the wanton burden of the prime like widowed wombs after their lords decease.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

January gray is here, like a sexton by her grave; February bears the bier, march with grief doth howl and rave, and April weeps -- but, O ye hours! Follow with May's fairest flowers.

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet.

There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet.

O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet.

Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!

Wallace Stevens (1879-1955) American Modernist poet.

Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.

Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973) Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer.

Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.

Robert Browning (1812 -1889) British poet.

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