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. Enjoys these cold sayings and cozy up to the fireplace with some hot chocolate.

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

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

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

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

Quotes About Winter

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

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

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

Here are notable quotations on winer.

Winter of Our Discontent Quote

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

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Albert Camus Quotes Winter

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

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

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

It’s never too cold for ice cream.
Author Unknown

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

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

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

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

My standards are dropping as quickly as the temperature.
Author Unknown

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

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

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Winter Quotes Funny

Every mile is two in winter.
George Herbert

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

The first snow does not mean winter, nor the first love marriage.
Author Unknown

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

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

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

Winter Quote

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

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

If the October days were a cordial like the sub-acids of fruit, these are a tonic like the wine of iron. Drink deep or be careful how you taste this December vintage. The first sip may chill, but a full draught warms and invigorates.
John Burroughs

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

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

Inspirational Winter Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cute Winter Sayings

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

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

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

Snowflakes are like kisses down from heaven.
Author Unknown

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

Good Winter Quotes

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

The life of man is a winter away.
Author Unknown

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

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

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

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

Love winter when the plant says nothing.
Thomas Merton

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

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

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

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

I miss hating the sweltering summer heat!
Author Unknown

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

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

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

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

This weather is almost colder than my heart.
Author Unknown

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

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

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

Dear Mother Nature, get back on your meds, pop open a bottle of wine, and start thinking warm, happy thoughts.
Author Unknown

Beautiful Winter Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

The fire is winter’s fruit.
Arabian Proverb

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

Winter Blues Quotes

One kind word can warm three winter months .
Japanese Proverb

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

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

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

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

Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.
Paul Theroux

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

By Liz Olson

Liz is a poet and writer who lives in Minneapolis.


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