Month of May is significant for a lot of reasons. It come with the gifts of spring with hints of summer. Flowers, good weather and the assurance that after every storm comes the sunshine.

We have rounded up the best quotes for you to celebrate this month of spring and new beginnings.

May Quotes and Sayings by famous Authors

If you search for the best proper quotes, complete with the name of the author, this is it.

These are the top ones we found that mention May. Most of them as you may notice are from famous authors of many genres like inspirational and motivational.

Oh how many positive words they have to say about the month of May!

  • “All things seem possible in May.” – Edwin Way Teale
  • “You are as welcome as the flowers in May.” – Charles Macklin
  • “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
  • “Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, and summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” – William Shakespeare
  • “May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.” – Fennel Hudson
  • “Horticulturally, the month of May is opening night, homecoming and graduation day all rolled into one.” – Tam Mossman
  • “Another May new buds and flowers shall bring: Ah! Why has happiness no second Spring?” – Charlotte Smith
  • “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
  • “Let all thy joys be as the month of May, And all thy days be as a marriage day.” – Francis Quarles
  • “The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit.” – Thomas Malory
  • “The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” – Edwin Way Teale
  • “I thought that spring must last forevermore; For I was young and loved, and it was May.” – Vera Brittain
  • “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
  • “As full of spirit as the month of May, and as gorgeous as the sun in Midsummer.” – William Shakespeare
  • “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

Short Quotes for the month of May

These quotes are more of a funny twist on words, little encouraging messages and welcoming the new month.

You may notice you’ve seen these before as they are used on social media. Usually in captions under photos, when the ideas for description don’t come or as pictures when people don’t know what to post.

  • Hello, May!
  • I love May!
  • Hello, May! Surprise me.
  • Goodbye, April! Hello, May!
  • Happy May!
  • May is here!
  • Welcome May!
  • May – Chapter 5 of 12.

Month of May Quotes: Happy first day of May. (Orange aesthetic quote image)

  • Happy first day of May!
  • Well hello there, May!
  • Hello, May! Be kind to me.
  • Hello, May! Be good to me.
  • Hello, May! Please be awesome.
  • Hello, May! Make my dreams come true.

Month of May Quotes: Wishing You a Happy May! (Pastel purple aesthetic quote image)

  • Wishing you a happy May!
  • Keep calm and say hello to May!
  • Queens are born in May.
  • Awesome people are born in May.
  • Special people are born in May.
  • Genius people are born in May.
  • Attractive people are born in May.
  • Legends are born in May.
  • Intelligent people are born in May.
  • Someone I love was born in May.

Poems about May

If you are more into poetry, this is what poets have to offer for the theme of May. Again every poem is very possitively charged with sunhine and flowers all around.


The wind is tossing the lilacs,
The new leaves laugh in the sun,
And the petals fall on the orchard wall,
But for me the spring is done.

Beneath the apple blossoms
I go a wintry way,
For love that smiled in April
Is false to me in May.
– Sara Teasdale, May


Now is the month of maying,
When merry lads are playing . . .
Each with his bonny lass
Upon the greeny grass.
Fa la la la la la la la la.
– Thomas Morley


I’m only wishing to go a-fishing;
For this the month of May was made.
– Henry Van Dyke


We roamed the fields and river sides,
When we are young and gay;
We chased the bees and plucked the flowers,
In the merry, merry month of May.
– Stephen Foster


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


Month of May Quotes: Happy May! May all your wishes come true this month. (Pastel blue aesthetic quote image)

Quotes for Important days in May

As quotes are often used as a way to celebrate holidays and important days (especially in our era of social media), this is what Scattered Quotes has to offer. We have collection of quotes for these topics:


Related to these important days that are recognized and celebrated in May:

  • May Day
  • Star Wars Day
  • Mother’s Day
  • International Day of Families


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