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Winter Quotes and Sayings

Check out these winter quotes and sayings that capture the essence of a cold winter.

There’s nothing as beautiful and serene as the countryside covered in snow. Spring, Summer, and Fall are cherished for their peculiarities.

Winter is loved by many as well. Not only is it the harbinger of the holiday season and Christmas, but it also brings back memories that remain with you throughout your life.

Even the harshest of winter days have a fresh feel to them – a sensation that takes you to a distant land far away – like something that dawned into this world from your dreams!

Best Winter Quotes To Warm Your Heart

Many hate it, and many love it, but winter always ignites a kind of fervor in every soul. Enjoy these cold sayings and cozy up to the fireplace with some hot chocolate.

1.) 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 Carroll

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

3.) Winter is the time of promise because there is so little to do – or because you can now and then permit yourself the luxury of thinking so.
Stanley Crawford

4.) I write probably 80 percent of my stuff over the winter.
Bob Seger

Winter Quotes and Sayings.

Quotes About Winter

5.) 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

6.) 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

7.) 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

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Famous Winter Quotations

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Winter of Our Discontent Quote

8.) Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this son of York.
William Shakespeare

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9.) In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger — something better, pushing right back.
Albert Camus

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Robert Frost Winter Quote

10.) You can’t get too much winter in winter.
Robert Frost

(Note: With his surname, every list of winter quotes must include one by Robert Frost.)

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Funny Winter Quotes

11.) A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn’t mean in winter.
Patricia Briggs

12.) It’s never too cold for ice cream.

13.) To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring.
W. J. Vogel

14.) I was just thinking if it is really religion with these nudist colonies, they sure must turn atheists in the wintertime.
Will Rogers

15.) Winter either bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail.
Montenegrin Proverb

16.) The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.
Mark Twain

17.) My standards are dropping as quickly as the temperature.

18.) I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood.
Bill Watterson

19.) I’m staying in shape this winter by wearing enough layers to be constantly sweating.

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Every mile is two in winter quote.

Winter Quotes Funny

20.) Every mile is two in winter.
George Herbert

21.) Never take a job where winter winds can blow up your pants.
Geraldo Rivera

22.) The first snow does not mean winter, nor the first love, marriage.

23.) There are only two seasons – winter and baseball.
Bill Veeck

24.) Winter is not a season; it’s an occupation.
Sinclair Lewis

25.) Blow ye winds, like the trumpet blows, but without that noise.
Jack Handey

Winter Quote

26.) 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

27.) There is nothing in the world more beautiful than the forest clothed to its very hollows in snow. It is the still ecstasy of nature, wherein every spray, every blade of grass, every spire of reed, every intricacy of twig, is clad with radiance.
William Sharp

28.) Does shivering count as exercise?

28.) Spring, summer, and fall fill us with hope; winter alone reminds us of the human condition.
Mignon McLaughlin

29.) Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.
Pietro Aretino

Inspirational Winter Quotes

30.) He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter. In winter, the stars seem to have rekindled their fires, the moon achieves a fuller triumph, and the heavens wear a look of a more exalted simplicity.
John Burroughs

31.) Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man’s ingratitude.
William Shakespeare

32.) 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

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

Winter Solstice Quote

34.) The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory.
Gary Zukav

35.) The Winter Solstice is the time of ending and beginning, a powerful time — a time to contemplate your immortality. A time to forgive, to be forgiven, and to make a fresh start. A time to awaken.
Frederick Lenz

36.) As it somehow always manages before the winter solstice but never after, the early darkness was cheerful and promising, even for those who had nothing.
Mark Helprin

37.) The Christians stole the winter solstice from the pagans, and capitalism stole it from the Christians.
George Monbiot

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

39.) Now, near the Winter Solstice, it is good to light candles. All the nice meanings of bringing light to the world can be beautiful. But perhaps we are concentrating on lighting the world because we don’t know how to light up our own lives.
Ralph Levy

40.) I celebrate the spirit of Christmas. It’s the winter solstice celebration, rebirth, and new possibilities.
Ian Astbury

Cute Winter Sayings

41.) 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

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

43.) While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.
Tom Allen

44.) Snowflakes are like kisses down from heaven.

45.) The color of springtime is in the flowers, the color of winter is in the imagination.
Ward Elliot Hour

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

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

Good Winter Quotes

48.) Then comes Winter, with bluster and snow,
That brings to our cheeks the ruddy glow…
Gertrude Tooley Buckingham

49.) The life of man is a winter away.

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

51.) My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.
George R.R. Martin

52.) One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Henry David Thoreau

53.) Spring passes, and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes, and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes, and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes, and one remembers one’s perseverance.
Yoko Ono

54.) Love winter when the plant says nothing.
Thomas Merton

55.) What a severe yet master artist old Winter is — No longer the canvas and the pigments, but the marble and the chisel.
John Burroughs

I Hate Winter Quotes

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

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

58.) I’m from Sweden so I don’t enjoy winter at all; there’s nothing cute about it.
Lykke Li

59.) I miss hating the sweltering summer heat!

60.) Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins.
Gustave Flaubert

61.) Shut the door not that it lets in the cold but that it lets out the coziness.
Mark Twain

62.) Dear Winter, I’m breaking up with you.
I think it’s time I start seeing other seasons.

63.) Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories.
Deborah Kerr

64.) This weather is almost colder than my heart.

65.) Cold! If the thermometer had been an inch longer, we’d have frozen to death.
Mark Twain

66.) On a very cold night, even houses want to have houses of their own to enter inside them and feel warm!
Mehmet Murat ildan

67.) The cold cut like a many-bladed knife.
Israel Zangwill

68.) I’m snow angel, but I try.

Beautiful Winter Quotes

69.) 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

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

71.) 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

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

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

74.) The fire is winter’s fruit.
Arabian Proverb

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

76.) 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

Winter Blues Quotes

77.) One kind word can warm three winter months.
Japanese Proverb

78.) Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
Victor Hugo

79.) The color of springtime is flowers; the color of winter is in our imagination.
Terri Guillemets

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

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

82.) Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.
Paul Theroux

83.) When old Winter puts his blank face to the glass, I shall close all my shutters, pull the curtains tight, And build me stately palaces by candlelight.
Charles Baudelaire

Warm Winter Quotes

84.) In the winter, she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.
Ben Aaronovitch

85.) The hard soil and four months of snow make the inhabitants of the northern temperate zone wiser and abler than his fellow who enjoys the fixed smile of the tropics.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

87.) It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot, and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade.
Charles Dickens

88.) Welcome, winter. Your late dawns and chilled breath make me lazy, but I love you nonetheless.
Terri Guillemets

89.) Well, I know now. I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person.
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

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

Short Winter Quotes

91.) We wander into the wintry woods to live a quiet dream.
Angie Weiland-Crosby

92.) Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow.
T.S. Eliot

93.) Winter forms our character and brings our our best.
Tom Allen

94.) If you think my winter is too cold, you don’t deserve my spring.
Erin Hanson

95.) I like the cold weather.It means you get work done.
Noam Chomsky

96.) Only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer quiet stretches.
Ruth Stout

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

98.) The English winter- ending in July, to recommence in August.
Lord Byron

99.) Flowers have their fragrance; winter has its handful of memories.
Lin Huiyin

100.) Winter can be a time of transformation, rebirth, and of taking chances.
Andrew Island

By Michael O’Halloran

Michael is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.


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