The month of May is a month of transition and growth. Moving from spring to summer, it’s a great time to focus on positivity and self-improvement. Wholesome May quotes are a great way to get inspired and lift our spirits to get the most out of every single day.
Named after Maia, the Roman goddess of fertility and growth, it’s when flowers blossom and life flourishes across the earth. I hope you enjoy the following May quotes and please share them on social media to spread happiness!
1) Let the May quotes begin!
“A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.” – Emily Dickinson
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James
3) Count the flowers with May quotes and sayings.
“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
“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” – Edwin Way Teale
5) Beautiful quotes with the true meaning of May
“And a bird overhead sang Follow, And a bird to the right sang Here; And the arch of the leaves was hollow, And the meaning of May was clear.” – Algernon Charles Swinburne
6) Have a great May day!
“Another May new buds and flowers shall bring: Ah! why has happiness no second Spring?” – Charlotte Smith
7) May quotes for a beautiful spring and an even better summer.
“When April steps aside for May, Like diamonds all the rain-drops glisten; Fresh violets open every day; to some new bird each hour we listen.” – Lucy Larcom
“As it fell upon a day In the merry month of May, Sitting in a pleasant shade Which a grove of myrtles made.” – Richard Barnfield
“At last came the golden month of the wild folk – honey-sweet May, when the birds come back, and the flowers come out, and the air is full of the sunrise scents and songs of the dawning year.” – Samuel Scoville Jr.
10) Believe in the power of May quotes and sayings.
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“Now the bright morning Star, Dayes harbinger, Comes dancing from the East, and leads with her The Flowry May, who from her green lap throws The yellow Cowslip, and the pale Primrose. Hail bounteous May that dost inspire Mirth and youth, and warm desire, Woods and Groves, are of thy dressing, Hill and Dale, doth boast thy blessing. Thus we salute thee with our early Song, And welcom thee, and wish thee long.” – John Milton
“Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
13) Life life to the fullest with May quotes and sayings.
“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” – Diane Ackerman
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
15) Fishing for greatness with May quotes and sayings.
“‘I’m only wishing to go a-fishing; For this the month of May was made.” – Henry Van Dyke
“In the marvelous month of May when all the buds were bursting, then in my heart did love arise. In the marvelous month of May when all the birds were singing, then did I reveal to her my yearning and longing.” – Heinrich Heine
“It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” – William James
“May and June. Soft syllables, gentle names for the two best months in the garden year: cool, misty mornings gently burned away with a warming spring sun, followed by breezy afternoons and chilly nights. The discussion of philosophy is over; it’s time for work to begin.” – H. Peter Loewer
“Let all thy joys be as the month of May, And all thy days be as a marriage day.” – Francis Quarles
20) Get inspired by May quotes and keep moving
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
“Lots of people go mad in January. Not as many as in May, of course. Nor June. But January is your third most common month for madness.” – Karen Joy Fowler
“May: the lilacs are in bloom. Forget yourself.” – Marty Rubin
“The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit.” – Thomas Malory
“May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.” – Fennel Hudson
25) Look the world straight in the eye with May quotes and sayings.
“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller
“No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” – Demi Lovato
“Now is the month of maying, When merry lads are playing. Fa la la…Each with his bonny lass, Upon the greeny grass. Fa la la…The spring clad all in gladness, Doth laugh at winter’s sadness. Fa la la…” – Thomas Morley
“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
30) Quotes and sayings for a pleasant time, the month of May.
“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
“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” – Zora Neale Hurston
“I thought that spring must last forevermore; for I was young and loved, and it was May.” – Vera Brittain
“‘Tis a month before the month of May, And the spring comes slowly up this way.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
“It was the month of May, the month when the foliage of herbs and trees is most freshly green when buds ripened and blossoms appear in their fragrance and loveliness. And the month when lovers, subject to the same force which reawakens the plants, feel their hearts open again, recall past trusts and past vows, and moments of tenderness, and yearn for a renewal of the magical awareness which is love.” – Thomas Malory
35) Oh no! We’ve almost reached the end of May quotes…
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar
“When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” – Carol Burnett
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain
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