February is technically one of the shortest months but is it just me or does it feel like an eternity? Thank goodness for Valentine’s Day that helps provide some anticipation during the month of February. Enter February quotes…
February can also be a reflective and inspirational time to get some things done that we’ve been putting off because of the hustle and bustle of Christmas. Say hello to February with this collection of happy, funny, and sometimes sobering quotes and sayings for 2021.
1) Let the February quotes begin!
“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.” – John Boswell
“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
“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. In Florida, it’s the strawberry season—shortcake, waffles, berries, and cream will be penciled on the coffeeshop menus.” – Gail Mazur
“Announced by all the trumpets of the sky, Arrives the snow, and, driving o’er the fields, Seems nowhere to alight: the withered air Hides hills and woods, the river, and the heaven, And veils the farm-house at the garden’s end. The sled and traveler stopped, the courier’s feet Delayed, all friends shut out, and housemates sit Around the radiant fireplace, enclosed In a tumultuous privacy of storm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“In the best of all possible worlds, February 14 is a pleasant and sentimental opportunity to lavish your partner with attention or move your relationship to the next level.” – Pepper Schwartz
“February brings the rain, Thaws the frozen lake again.” – Sara Coleridge
7) Gotta love funny February quotes!
“Every leap year I like to jump. It’s a good way to get my exercise in every four years.” – Jarod Kintz
8) February inspirational quotes.
“In February there is everything to hope for and nothing to regret.” – Unknown
“February, the month of love. No wonder the shortest one in the calendar.” – Dinesh Kumar Biran
10) Say hello to February and a hopefully early spring with quotes!
“The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.” – Gertrude S. Wister
“From December to March, there are for many of us three gardens: the garden outdoors, the garden of pots and bowls in the house, and the garden of the mind’s eye.” – Katherine S. White
“Every gardener knows that under the cloak of winter lies a miracle…a seed waiting to sprout, a bulb opening to the light, a bud straining to unfurl. And the anticipation nurtures our dream.” – Barbara Winkler
“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 miss everything about Chicago, except January and February.” – Gary Cole
15) Happy February quotes about Valentine’s Day.
“In February when my garden is barren of flowers, you are the only flower blooming in my heart. I cherish you and adore you with all of my heart because you are my Valentine.” – Debasish Mridha
“February is just plain malicious. It knows your defenses are down.” – Katherine Paterson
17) Take a leap with the 29th of February quotes.
“It takes three springs to make one leap year.” – The Comic Almanack
“Keep your faith in beautiful things; in the sun when it is hidden, in the Spring when it is gone.” – Roy R. Gilson
“I know him, February’s thrush, And loud at eve he valentines On sprays that paw the naked bush Where soon will sprout the thorns and bines.” – George Meredith
20) More February quotes and sayings…
“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
“Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.” – Pietro Aretino
“February makes a bridge, and March breaks it.” – Georges Hebert
“February is merely as long as is needed to pass the time until March.” – Dr. J. R. Stockton
“The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism, but February…Spring is too far away to comfort even by anticipation, and winter long ago lost the charm of novelty. This is the very three a.m. of the calendar.” – Joseph Wood Krutch
25) Motivational February quotes.
“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
“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. Minute by minute they lengthen out. It takes some weeks before we become aware of the change. It is imperceptible even as the growth of a child, as you watch it day by day until the moment comes when with a start of delighted surprise we realize that we can stay out of doors in a twilight lasting for another quarter of a precious hour.” – V. Sackville-West
“The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.” – William C. Bryant
“Surely as cometh the Winter, I know There are Spring violets under the snow.” – R. H. Newell
“February is the border between winter and spring.” – Terri Guillemets
30) February quotes full of hope.
“In February there is everything to hope for and nothing to regret.” – Patience Strong
“Though February is short, it is filled with lots of love and sweet surprises.” – Charmaine J Forde
32) Oh no! We’ve almost reached the end of February quotes…
“February, when the days of winter seem endless and no amount of wistful recollecting can bring back any air of summer.” – Shirley Jackson
“Why does February feel like one big Tuesday?” – Todd Stocker
“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” – Edith Sitwell
“Without Valentine’s Day, February would be… well, January.” – Jim Gaffigan
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