Part of simple living is enjoying every month and appreciating its charms and festivities. Our list of May quotes will bring you into the May mood and remind you why everyone loves May!
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What is the saying for the month of May?
We would say:
And that truly stands. Warm weather, beautiful spring blooms, and the glimpse into all the possibilities of summer make May the month of hope.
So enjoy this month in all its glory and get into the mood with our compiled list of May quotes.
Spring is finally in its full bloom! Savour the colors of spring before summer comes around.
“Another May new buds and flowers shall bring: Ah! why has happiness no second Spring?” — Charlotte Smith
“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” — Edwin Way Teale
“Horticulturally, the month of May is opening night, homecoming and graduation day all rolled into one.” – Tam Mossman
“May: the lilacs are in bloom. Forget yourself.” – Marty Rubin
“The month of May is the pleasant time; its face is beautiful; the blackbird sings his full song, the living wood is his holding, the cuckoos are singing and ever singing; there is a welcome before the brightness of the summer.” – Lady Gregory
“With the coming of spring, I am calm again.” – Gustav Mahler
“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, and summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” – William Shakespeare
“And after winter folweth grene May.” – Geoffrey Chaucer
“Prose and drama are well enough for winter, but when nature swells the darling buds of May, my spirit craves three things: poetry, painting, and love.” – Joan Smith
“Among the changing months, May stands confessed, The sweetest, and in fairest colors dressed!” – James Thomson
Happy May Quotes
Is there a better month than May to simply enjoy life? We think not!
“You are as welcome as the flowers in May.” – Charles Macklin
“Let all thy joys be as the month of May, And all thy days be as a marriage day.” – Francis Quarles
“Another May new buds and flowers shall bring: Ah! Why has happiness no second Spring?” – Charlotte Smith
“May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.”
– Fennel Hudson
“May is green and pink and red.” – Richard L. Ratliff
“Among the changing months, May stands confest The sweetest, and in fairest colors dressed.” – James Thomson
“As full of spirit as the month of May, and as gorgeous as the sun in Midsummer.” – William Shakespeare
“May means long walks in the evenings, eating outside in the garden (whenever possible) and lots of healthy, fresh salads to use up all the lovely summer veg that’s available.” – Sophie Morris
“Oh, it was a merry, gladsome day, When the April Fool met the Queen of May; She had roguish eyes and golden hair, And they were a mischief-making pair.” – Carolyn Wells
“I cannot tell you how it was, But this I know: it came to pass Upon a bright and sunny day When May was young; ah, pleasant May!” – Christina Georgina Rossetti
Love May Quotes
Fall in love, get broken-hearted, and then do it all over again. There is no better time than May to experience budding romance.
“In the marvellous month of May when all the buds were bursting, then in my heart did love arise. In the marvellous month of May when all the birds were singing, then did I reveal to her my yearning and longing.” – Heinrich Heine
“The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit.” – Thomas Malory
“Ah, in those earliest days of love how naturally the kisses spring into life! So closely, in their profusion, do they crowd together that lovers would find it as hard to count the kisses exchanged in an hour as to count the flowers in a meadow in May.” – Marcel Proust
“It’s May, the lusty month of May, That darling month when everyone throws self-control away.” – Alan Jay Lerner
“I thought that spring must last forevermore; For I was young and loved, and it was May.” – Vera Brittain
“Beneath the apple blossoms I go a wintry way, For love that smiled in April Is false to me in May.” – Sara Teasdale
“Oh to have you in May, To talk with you under the trees, Dreaming throughout the day, Drinking the wine-like breeze.” – Paul Laurence Dunbar
“She loves me, And once again it’s Paris, Paris on a Sunday, And the month is May.” – Robert Wells & Jack Segal
Cinco de Mayo Quotes
The fifth of May is Cinco de Mayo, a holiday that commemorates the Mexican Army’s victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on the 5th May 1862.
Today it is more widely celebrated in the USA than in Mexico to honor Mexican-American culture. It is sometimes mistaken for Mexico’s Independence Day but that is celebrated on September 16.
To celebrate Cinco de Mayo we bring you a list of patriotic quotes below.
“True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.” – Clarence Darrow
“Cinco de Mayo has come to represent a celebration of the contributions that Mexican Americans and all Hispanics have made to America.” – Joe Baca
“There is something magnificent in having a country to love.” – James Russell Lowell
“Honor to the soldier, and Sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor also to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field, and serves, as he best can, the same cause.” – Abraham Lincoln
“The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or woman.” – Willa Cather.
“Freedom is when the people can speak, democracy is when the government listens.” – Alastair Farrugia.
“It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.” – Emiliano Zapata
Mother’s Day Quotes
Mother’s Day is generally celebrated on the second Sunday of May, and this year it falls on May 9. Show your Mom how much she means to you by incorporating some of these beautiful quotes into your card.
“When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” – Charley Benetto
“Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” – Leroy Brownlow
“Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” – Susan Gale
“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” – William Makepeace Thackeray
“A mother’s love is more beautiful than any fresh flower.” – Debasish Mridha
“There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” – Elder M. Russell Ballard
“Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.” – Unknown
“My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” – Lisa Leslie
“A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” – Unknown
“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” – Princess Diana
“There is nothing as sincere as a mother’s kiss.” – Saleem Sharma
“Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” – George Eliot
“Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.” – Kahil Gibran
“All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln
“There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.”
“A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” – Amy Tan
“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” – Erich Fromm
“When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” – Mitch Albom
“The mother’s heart is the child’s school-room.” – Henry Ward Beecher
“To a child’s ear, ‘mother’ is magic in any language.” – Arlene Benedict
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