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Inspirational Snow Quotes

These snow quotes capture that magical time when the white powder falls from the heavens.

Now, if you live in a Northern location, snowfalls are frequent enough that they may lose some appeal for many. However, the first snowfall, and really all snowfalls, can be quite beautiful.

These inspirational snow quotes attempt to capture some of that beauty. Enjoy.

Snow Quotes about Life

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it.
John Burroughs

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
Hal Borland

Snow isn’t just pretty. It also cleanses our world and our senses, not just of the soot and grime of a mining town but also of a kind of weary familiarity, a taken-for-granted quality to which our eyes are all too susceptible.
John Burnside

Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.
Andy Goldsworthy

The first fall of snow is not only an event; it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different.
J.B. Priestly

It is snow to be shoveled, to make driving even worse than usual, snow to be joked about and cursed at, but unless the child in you is entirely dead, it is snow, too, that can make the heart beat faster when it catches you by surprise that way before your defenses are up. It is snow that can awaken memories of things more wonderful than anything you ever knew or dreamed.
Frederick Buechner

Snow Quotes.


Snow flurries began to fall, and they swirled around people’s legs like house cats. It was magical, this snow globe world.
Sarah Addison Allen

There’s just something beautiful about walking in snow that nobody else has walked on. It makes you believe you’re special.
Carol Rifka Brunt

Some people spend their entire lives seeing the snow without ever seeing the magic in the existence of one snowflake.
Emily Littlejohn

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
Carl Reiner

Thank goodness for the first snow; it was a reminder–no matter how old you became and how much you’d seen, things could still be new if you were willing to believe they still mattered.
Candace Bushnell

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Heartwarming Quotes about Winter Snow

When snow falls, nature listens.
Antoinette Van Kleef

I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person.
Sylvia Plath

Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
Elizabeth Bowen

It is growing cold. Winter is putting footsteps in the meadow. What whiteness boasts that sun that comes into this wood! One would say milk-colored maidens are dancing on the petals of orchids. How coldly burns our sun! One would say its rays of light are shards of snow; one imagines the sun lives upon a snow-crested peak on this day. One would say she is a woman who wears a gown of winter frost that blinds the eyes. Helplessness has weakened me. Wandering has wearied my legs.
Roman Payne

To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.

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 time for home.
Edith Sitwell

Short Snow Quotes

In seed, time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.
William Blake

Winter forms our character and brings out our best.
Tim Allen

The very fact of snow is such an amazement.
Roger Ebert

The snow is sparkling like a million little suns.
Lama Willa

Winter is not a season; it’s a celebration.
Anamika Mishra

Snow is the truth only when it’s snowing.
Marty Rubin

Nothing burns like the cold.
George R.R. Martin

Winter passes, and one remembers one’s perseverance.
Yoko Ono

With every falling flake, a unique spark of interest falls from heaven.
Percy Miller

Even the strongest blizzards start with a single snowflake.
Sara Raasch

January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow.
Sara Coleridge

Funny Snow Quotes

The light made the snowballs look yellow. Or at least I hoped that was the cause.
Gary D. Schmidt

Snow always makes me think of ice cream. Glaciers look like where it’s dribbled.
Jane Wilson-Howarth

When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.

Inspirational Sayings About Snow

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?
John Steinbeck

Nature is full of genius, full of divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
Henry David Thoreau

Snow. As ever the silent snow. It hems you in, lifts your spirit, and as you soar awhile, it lets you down for being the meaningless ashen powder that it is.
André Aciman

How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose if there were no winter in our year!
Thomas Wentworth Higginson

When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.

Despite all I have seen and experienced, I still get the same simple thrill out of glimpsing a tiny patch of snow.
Edmund Hillary

Kindness is like snow—it beautifies everything it covers.
Kahlil Gibran

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
Albert Camus

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
Anne Bradstreet

Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.
Vesta M. Kelly

Famous Quotes on Snow

I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt, and perhaps it says, ‘Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.
Lewis Carrol

Let the storm rage on. The cold never bothered me anyway.
Elsa from Frozen

Silently, like thoughts that come and go, the snowflakes fall, each one a gem.
William Hamilton Gibson

Always winter but never Christmas.
C.S. Lewis

With luck, it might even snow for us.
Haruki Murakami

My breath came out in a fog and rose into the milky sky. Snow fell on my eyelashes, and all of Brooklyn turned white, a world in a globe. Every snowflake that I caught was a miracle unlike any other.
Alice Hoffman

Snow Quotes about Christmas

I love snow for the same reason I love Christmas: It brings people together while time stands still. Cozy couples lazily meandered the streets, and children trudged sleds and chased snowballs. No one seemed to be in a rush to experience anything other than the glory of the day with each other, whenever and however it happened.
Rachel Cohn

The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned, and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.
Louisa May Alcott

In my heart is a Christmas tree farm. There’s a light in the barn. We’d run inside out from the cold. In the town, kids are dreaming of sleighs, and they’re warm, and they’re safe. They wake to see a blanket of snow.
Taylor Swift

Christmas snow can never disappear completely. It sometimes goes away for almost a year at a time and takes the form of spring and summer rain. But you can bet your boots that when a good, jolly December wind kisses it, it will turn into Christmas snow all over again.
Santa Claus from Frosty the Snowman

On Friendship

A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.
Markus Zusak

Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.
George R.R. Martin

Winter Snow Quotations

Anne came dancing home in the purple winter twilight across the snowy places.
L.M. Montgomery

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it.
John Burnside

Even if you took it as cascading snowy mountains, it was not a cool snow-white. The cold of the snow and its warm color made a kind of music.
Yasunari Kawabata

Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.
Attributed to John Boswell

I prefer winter and fall when you feel the bone structure of the landscape—the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn’t show.
Andrew Wyeth

A wet autumn morning, a garbage truck clattering down the street. The first snowfall of the season, blossom-sized flakes falling languidly and melting on the ground, a premature snowfall delicate as lace, rapidly melting.
Joyce Carol Oates

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful. And since we’ve no place to go, Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!
Sammy Cahn


Snowflakes are kisses from heaven.

A light snow touches her cheek like an angel’s butterfly kisses.
Imran Shaikh

The first snow is like the first love. Do you remember your first snow?
Lara Biyuts

I love you because no two snowflakes are alike, and it is possible, if you stand tippy-toe, to walk between the raindrops.
Nikki Giovani

On Seasons Changing

O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Is it snowing where you are? All the world that I see from my tower is draped in white, and the flakes are coming down as big as pop corns.
Jean Webster

A snow day literally and figuratively falls from the sky—unbidden—and seems like a thing of wonder.
Susan Orlean

The snow was too light to stay, the ground too warm to keep it. And the strange spring snow fell only in that golden moment of dawn, the turning of the page between night and day.
Shannon Hale

I pray this winter be gentle and kind—a season of rest from the wheel of the mind.
John Geddes

Happy Winter Quotes

They who sing through the summer must dance in the winter.
Italian Proverb

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.
Anton Chekhov

Snow falling soundlessly in the middle of the night will always fill my heart with sweet clarity.
Novella Takemoto

I love the scents of winter! For me, it’s all about the feeling you get when you smell pumpkin spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, gingerbread, and spruce.
Taylor Swift

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
Victor Hugo

Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.
Alexandra Guarnaschelli


It’s cold and cruel to begin with, but it’s somehow beautiful, and you miss it when it’s not there. And if you hold it in your hands close enough and long enough, it changes. It melts.

The snow began to fall again, drifting against the windows, politely begging entrance and then falling with disappointment to the ground.
Jamie McGuire

‘Snow in April is abominable,’ said Anne. ‘Like a slap in the face when you expected a kiss.
L.M. Montgomery

If snow melts down to water, does it still remember being snow?
Jennifer McMahon

Nothing is as tedious as the limping days when snowdrifts yearly cover all the ways.
Charles Baudelaire

Are ye the ghosts of fallen leaves, O flakes of snow, For which, through naked trees, the winds A-mourning go?
John Banister Tabb

The snow fell as softly as a poet’s tears.
Kevin Ansbro

Snow brings a special quality with it—the power to stop life as you know it dead in its tracks.
Nancy Hatch Woodward

Beautiful Snow Quotes

It takes a snowflake two hours to fall from cloud to earth. Can’t you just see its slow, peaceful descent?
Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Snow is a beautiful reminder of life and all its quirks. It makes me pause. Think. Stay still. Even my mind takes the hint. It makes me feel giddy like a kid.
R.B. O’Brien

Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness.
Mary Oliver

In the winter, the snow had become glittery fairy dust that had given all the creatures of the meadow warm clothes and a fire to help them endure the winter.
Carla Reighard

The snow was endless, a heavy blanket on the outdoors; it had a way about it. A beauty.
Cambria Hebert, Whiteout

Magical Snow Quotes

The first fall of snow is not only an event, but it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up to find yourself in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment, where is it to be found?
J. B. Priestley

The sky was clear, the stars hung high overhead, and the moon was just a sliver rather than a full moon, so that it proved to be significantly dark out. However, the coating of snow upon the ground looked bright in the moonlight.
Danielle Renee Wallace

Snowflakes are pretty patterns etched in water’s dreams.
Anthony T. Hincks

Snow Captions

I love you snow much!


Snow glad you made it.

Get your mittens and boots on; it’s a snow day!

Sleigh all day.

I’m snow excited… and I just can’t hide it.

There’s snow place like home.

When life gives you snow, make snow angels.

This weather is snow joke.

A snowflake is winter’s version of a butterfly.

Who said paradise had to be tropical?

Let it snow!

It’s official: Snuggling season has begun.

‘Tis the season to be freezin’!


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