"May Quotes" refers to a collection of quotes that capture the essence and spirit of the month of May. These quotes often highlight the themes of renewal, growth, and awakening that are associated with this time of year.
They serve as an inspiration to embrace the beauty of nature, seize opportunities for personal growth, and welcome the fresh possibilities that May brings. Whether it be a reflection on the blooming flowers, the warmth of the sun, or the sense of rejuvenation in the air, May Quotes encapsulate the vibrant energy and optimism that define this month.
Below are various may quotes with their meanings/explanations;
“Hebe’s here, May is here! The air is fresh and sunny; And the miser-bees are busy Hoarding golden honey.” – Thomas Bailey Aldrich
The May season is here! And the air is fresh and sunny; The miser-bees are busily Gathering honey. The bees are very active this month, gathering honey from flowers and flowers' petals. This is a good time to stock up on honey because it will be in high demand in the coming months.
“Another May new buds and flowers shall bring: Ah! Why has happiness no second Spring?” – Charlotte Smith
Happiness has been traditionally associated with blooms in May. However, there are now new buds and flowers that may provide a break from the usual routine. This year may be different though, as the weather is still mild and the flowers are colorful. There is potential for happiness this year!
“Horticulturally, the month of May is opening night, Homecoming, and Graduation Day all rolled into one.” – Tam Mossman
In the agricultural world, May is all about opening night and homecoming. In horticulture, these events are celebrated by many different groups of growers and consumers. For many, this is the month when new growth begins in their plants and the fruits and vegetables that will be eaten in the months to come. For others, it is the month of graduation and when they can finally say goodbye to their crops and plants.
“In beauty as the first of May doth the last of December.” – William Shakespeare
In many ways, December is the end of the month. It's the time when most people say goodbye to winter and hello to spring. And, in some cases, that may mean that retailers nationally will close their doors for a few days in order to prepare for the New Year. But there are also a few retailers that continue to operate throughout the month. And they're often known as beauty stores.
“Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses. A box where sweets compacted lie.” – George Herbert
Sweet Spring means the most wonderful time of year! The weather is always so sunny and hot, and there are so many flowers to see! There are also a lot of boxes of sweets compacted together, waiting to be shared with friends.
“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
The author, a woman of many talents, takes us on a day-long journey through her memories of May. She discusses the beauty of the day and how it was spent in a pleasant shade under the tree.
“A swarm of bees in May / Is worth a load of hay / A swarm of bees in June / Is worth a silver spoon / A swarm of bees in July / Is not worth a fly.” – Rhyme from England
Swarms of bees are a sight to behold in May. They may be a nuisance to some, but they can be a source of income for beekeepers. swarms can last anywhere from a few days to weeks, and they can produce an incredible amount of honey. The best time to see a swarm is in early May, when the flowers are in bloom.
“May is green and pink and red” – Richard L. Ratliff
May is a very special month for many people because it is the month that marks the end of the school year. Many people enjoy spending time in nature during this month and many people also enjoy playing song and dance on May Day.
“Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes its gay attire.” – Virgil
This month is filled with a variety of colors, including green and pink. These seasons are marked by the changes in the weather, so it's a perfect time to reflect on the things we enjoy most in life. May is also a month that celebrates friendship and cooperation, so bring some friends to your next picnic or garden party.
“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
May is the month of rebirth and all of nature is preparing for the new year. The colors of May are green and pink, which represent growth and vegetation. Red is also associated with vitality, energy and freshness.
“Beneath the apple blossoms / I go a wintry way / For love that smiled in April / Is false to me in May.” – Sara Teasdale
Love can be found in many places, but it seems to be most often found underneath the apple blossoms. For love that smiled in April, is false to me in May. Love is something that we find and keep looking for, but it seems so hard to find.
“Ah! My heart is weary waiting. Waiting for the May: Waiting for the pleasant rambles Where the fragrant hawthorn brambles, Where the woodbine alternating, Scent the dewy way; Ah! my heart is weary, waiting, Waiting for the May.” – Denis Florence McCarthy
Looking forward to May, one can feel the weariness from months of anticipation. The trees are in bloom and the scent of nature is palpable. Even though many people are working, there is a feeling of well-being when one considers all that will be enjoyed in this month. This week has been very hectic with various errands to take care of, but I am looking forward to the peace and relaxation that May brings.
“I thought that spring must last forevermore; for I was young and loved, and it was May.” – Vera Brittain
Once upon a time, there was this wonderful season where spring lasted forevermore. People loved the feeling of the new life stirring inside them and the fresh air filling their lungs. May was always a great month to be alive, and everyone looked forward to experiencing it.
“May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.” – Fennel Hudson
The month of May is known for its warm weather, fresh air, and love affair with nature. The festivities often culminate in large festivals that bring people together from all over the country. Some may say this is the busiest month of the year, but that’s only because it’s full of so much to enjoy!
“Weet May hath come to love us, Flowers, trees, their blossoms don; And through the blue heavens above us The very clouds move on.” – Heinrich Heine
Since the beginning of time, people have been trying to find a way to connect with nature. Many believe that through communication and understanding nature can help us learn more about ourselves. One way that people have tried to connect with nature is through flowers and trees. Flowers and trees bloom during different times of the year and their blossoms show different colors. The colors show how the flowers are feeling or how their environment is changing. Through looking at these plants, we can learn about ourselves.
“Sweet April showers, Do spring May flowers.” – Thomas Tusser
It's that time of year again when the flowers start to show their colors. April showers may not mean summer by the time you read this, but that doesn't mean the flowers are done showing their colors. The May flowers are coming out in full force and they're definitely worth a look.
“I’m only wishing to go a-fishing; For this the month of May was made.” – Henry Van Dyke
When we have a good May, it feels like all of the universe is conspiring to make our day. The weather is kind, the flowers are in bloom, and it's just a great month to be alive.
“Oh! That we two were Maying Down the stream of the soft spring breeze; Like children with violets playing, In the shade of the whispering trees.” – Charles Kingsley
As the sun slowly rises in the sky, the birds start to sing. The breeze is still blowing, and both of the children seem to be having a good time. They are playing by the stream, picking flowers and biting into them.
“Who first beholds the light of day / In Spring’s sweet flowery month of May / And wears an Emerald all her life / Shall be a loved and happy wife.” –Anonymous
The first person to see the daylight in Spring? It would be wife, because she's been wearing Emeralds all year long!
“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
It's been difficult to shake the winter funk in recent weeks, but there's still hope for a bright and shiny New Year. For some, that hope may manifest in January as a return to sanity. But for others, January is another month of madness. And it's not just the usual suspects: people who are out of control, those who have taken too much medication, or those with mental health issues in general.
“But winter lingering chills the lap of May.” – Oliver Goldsmith
It can be difficult to determine what is causing winter to linger, as it often seems to come and go quickly. However, some possible causes could include a lack of moisture or snowpack in the ground, colder temperatures, or a lack of sunshine. Whatever the cause, it can leave people feeling chilly and exposed.
“The great earthquake shall be in the month of May; Saturn, Capricorn, Jupiter, Mercury in Taurus; Venus, also Cancer, Mars in zero.” –Nostradamus
The great earthquake that is about to happen in May will be very powerful and destructive. The planets that are in Taurus will be especially affected because they are in the sign of Cancer. Mars, who is in the sign of Cancer, will also be involved. Venus, in the sign of Venus, will also be a major victim.
“May: the lilacs are in bloom. Forget yourself.” – Marty Rubin
Lilacs are in bloom as far north as Minnesota and up into Ontario. Many farmers in the south may be seeing them in a less advanced form, but they will continue to blossom in the coming weeks. If you're looking for a summer fragrance, this is your chance to smell some of the prettiest flowers around.
“The month of May is a 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
The month of May is a 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 each day. May bring happiness and joy to everyone who experiences it.
“O May, sweet-voice one, going thus before, Forever June may pour her warm red wine Of life and passions, – sweeter days are thine!” – Helen Hunt Jackson
As the summer days grow hotter and longer, it's time to think about what kind of wine to drink to celebrate. Some people might choose a white wine while others might choose a red. However, there is no need to decide which wine to drink just yet. There are many other things that can be celebrated during this hot summer month. One such thing is going before, forever June with your sweet-voice one.
“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” – William Shakespeare
Summer is a time of year when the flowers in May start to bloom and the weather is warm. But the fun doesn't last long, because by September the leaves are changing color and autumn arrives. The days are shorter, and there's less time for activities like playing outside. This means that it's important to keep your plants healthy so they can continue to grow and look their best in the colder months.
“A great difference between May and Day is the M and D! Be a good Managing Director of your life each day in May.” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
If you're like most people, you probably don't think about the difference between May and Day. Yes, May is the month when flowers blooming in nature start to show up in your garden, but that's just the beginning! In addition to all of the natural events taking place in May, businesses are getting ready for their next financial year. There are a number of important things to consider when it comes to managing your life each day in May.
“You are as welcome as the flowers in May.” – Charles Macklin
You are welcome as the flowers in May. The May weather is mild and pleasant, with plenty of sun and flowers to enjoy. There is no need to be afraid of the cold, either; in fact, the weather can be quite nice here in late May.
“With the coming of spring, I am calm again.” – Gustav Mahler
Spring is a time when nature brings new life to the earth. After the long winter, the earth is ready for some growth. This time of year, people often spend their days outside, enjoying the fresh air and sun. I am one of those people who feels calm during this time of year. There are several reasons for this: The weather is gradually getting warmer, there are more opportunities to meet new people, and most importantly, there is always something to enjoy.
“My friendship with the Hitch has always been perfectly cloudless. It is a love whose month is ever May.” – Martin Amis
Our friendship with the Hitch has always been perfectly cloudless. It is a love whose month is every May. We have been in each others' lives since childhood and have never wanted to let it go. Our bond has only grown stronger as we have shared our lives together. We are so grateful for each other's company and look forward to spending more time together in the future.
“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 trysts and past vows, and moments of tenderness, and yearn for a renewal of the magical awareness which is love.” – Sir Thomas Malory
The month of May is the most fertile month for gardeners, as the leaves of plants and flowers are most freshly green. This is the time when lovers begin to blossom and their fragrance becomes even more pungent. The month is also the best time to plant crops such as beans, grains, and vegetables, as they will get good growth during this period.
“Lines of baled hay / Yellowing in the sunshine / Dry May day.” – Mike Garofalo
Baled hay is a type of feed that is used to provide hay for animals. It is usually kept in a barn or storage shed. The bales are made from hay that has been dried out by the sun and air. The hay will be yellow in color because of the sunlight. In May, it will be very dry and there will be few flowers or trees around to provide shade.
“Among the changing months, May stands confest the sweetest, and in fairest colors dressed.” – James Thomson
As the month of May draws to a close, many are looking to identify the most cheerful and colorful month in recent memory. In truth, it may be May that is seen as the sweetest, as there are a number of beautiful flowers and trees in bloom. For those looking for a summery getaway, May is definitely the month to go!
“I gave birth to most of them MCs… So when it comes around to the month of May, Send me your royalty check for Mother’s Day.” – Roxanne Shante
In the month of May, many people celebrate Mother’s Day. Whether or not you have a maternal grandmother, it is an excellent time to show your appreciation. Many people give money to their grandmother on this day, but there are also a lot of other ways to show your love.
“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.” – Peter Loewer
The months of May and June are when the garden is in full bloom. The weather is mild, with a chance of a few showers, and the days are long. The flowers are most blooming in the late morning and early afternoon, and many plants have their first flower in these months.
“Let all thy joys be as the month of May. And all thy days be as a marriage day.” – Francis Quarles
There is nothing quite like a summer wedding, where friends and family come together to celebrate a bond that has been formed over many years. It's the perfect time to let all your joys be as the month of May. And all your days are as a marriage day. Let the flowers grow and the trees Hug each other in the sun, and let your love bloom as brightly as the longest summer days.
“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May. ” – Edwin Way Teale
Spring is the time of year when the sun shines and life seems to be moving forward. The weather is beautiful and flowers are starting to grow. There is an excitement in the air that cannot be found in other months.
“The month of May has come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit.” – Thomas Malory
May is the Month of Love and Lust, and with that comes a new level of excitement for those who are looking to experience some sizzling sexual encounters. This month also brings a new crop of new relationships, so be sure to hit up your favorite bars and clubs for some hot fun!
“Tis a month before the month of May, And the spring comes slowly up this way.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
It has been said that May is the month of rebirth and new beginnings. The time before may be a bit slower, but there is no doubt that the season is slowly blooming. This year, many people are preparing for summer by enjoying nature's bounty as well as getting organized for their summer projects.
“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.
In the month of May, all manner of wild creatures come back to the forest. The birds start to sing early in the morning and continue to do so throughout the day. Flowers come out in large numbers, and even the air has a sweet smell of sunrise. At this time of year, nature is at its most vibrant.
“What potent blood hath modest May.” – Ralph W. Emerson
Modest may is a potent blood that hath the ability to blast energy and vitality throughout the body. May can help increase strength, energy, and endurance.
“As full of spirit as the month of May, and as gorgeous as the sun in Midsummer.” – William Shakespeare
There's no mistaking the feeling of happiness in the air this Midsummer. The warm sun is shining, and the flowers are in bloom. The temperatures are comfortable, and there's a sense of serenity in the air. All around us people are enjoying life, free from worries. In fact, some may be thinking about taking a summer break to enjoy all that this lovely month has to offer.
“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” – Harriet Ann Jacobs
Nature always provides a refreshing respite in the springtime, and as the days grow warmer and the sun shines, many people are likely to SPRING into action. Though we may not be as fit as we used to be, our souls still enjoy a sense of rejuvenation in the natural world. When Nature resumes her loveliness, it can be easy to feel inspired to start anew.
“Queer things happen in the garden in May. Little faces forgotten appear, and plants thought to be dead suddenly wave a green hand to confound you.” – W. E . Johns
The garden is a place where you can find beauty and peace, but it can also be a place of sadness and confusion. In May, the flowers are in bloom, and the leaves are changing color. But behind all this beauty is another world that many people never see. It's a world of secrecy and hidden desires. There are people who live in the garden, but they are not typically seen by the public.
“But the outsider in May, the one from Briery Swamp who had never fit quite right, kept her tucked safely in her nook.” – Jodi Lynn Anderson
The outsider in May, the one from Briery Swamp who had never fit quite right, kept her tucked safely in her nook. She was often mistaken for the other girls in class, but she refused to be like them. Instead, she favored reading and writing in her nook, where she could be alone and think.
“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
When April steps aside for May, like diamonds all the raindrops glisten; fresh violets open every day to some new bird each hour we listen. This is a time of renewal for nature, and for humans as well. The change in schedule can be healing for both those who are used to living in the same routine and those who are looking for a new beginning.
“Must’s a schoolroom in the month of May.” – E. E. Cummings
When creating a home-based business, it is important to have an established workshop space in which to do business. Although this may seem like a daunting task, it is actually quite easy to set up and manage a small business from your home. In order to maximize your potential for success, make sure you consider setting up a schoolroom as your main workspace.
“May, queen of blossoms, And fulfilling flowers / With what pretty music, Shall we charm the hours? / Wilt thou have pipe and reed, Blown in the open mead? / Or to the lute give heed, In the green bowers?” – Edward Thurlow
The May season is a time of great beauty, with many blooming flowers. Whether you are blowing pipe and reed or tuning the lute in the green bow, it's important to enjoy the season with what pretty music can give. If you want to enjoy this time of year as much as possible, make sure to listen to some good old-fashioned music.
“Hello, May. Bring us new hope and make our lives beautiful like spring flowers.” – Unknown
Hello, May. We hope you are well. As the days grow warmer, we see more and more flowers opening up. They bring hope into our lives as they show us how to feel for the first time in months. Spring is a time of rebirth and new beginnings, so may your days be filled with happiness and spring fever. Wishing you all the best.
“Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.” – Thomas Carlyle
In the months of April and May, things are going to be really rough. There is a lot of weather trouble, and it's going to be wet. But things will eventually get better. At the end of the month, there will be some kind of summer weather.