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Quotes About February

A dozen reflections about the second month of the year.

Snow drop flowers

"February is the border between winter and spring." Terri Guillemets

“The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.” William C. Bryant

“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

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

“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

"Can February March? No, but April May." Unknown

“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.” Vita Sackville-West

“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

“Like thee to those in sorrow, comes to bid a sweet good-morrow. To the rough year just awake in its cradle on the brake. The brightest hour of unborn Spring, through the winter wandering, found, it seems, the halcyon Morn to hoar February born.” Percy Shelley

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

“January is always a good month for behavioral economics. Few things illustrate self-control as vividly as New Year’s resolutions. February is even better, though, because it lets us study why so many of those resolutions are broken.” Sendhil Mullainathan

"February is like the Tuesday of the year - not too exciting, but you’re one step closer to the weekend… or in this case, spring!" Unknown


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