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Winter Quotes

And some places you been before are so great that you don’t ever mind going back. Some places you been before you don’t ever want to go back, you know, like Montreal in the Winter. Morgan Freeman

“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

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.JOHN STEINBECK

learned that there was in me an invincible summer.Albert Camus

We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring or the fall or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the universe that we cannot refuse. But we can choose what we will contribute to life when each arrives. Gary Zukav

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

“Snowing is an attempt of God to make the dirty world look clean.” Mehmet Murat Ildan, 

“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

I’m laying out my winter clothes and wishing I was gone,
Going home, where the New York city winters aren’t bleedin’ me.PAUL SIMON,

We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away. Zhuangzi

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

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

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

The snow did not even whisper its way to earth, but seemed to salt the night with silence.DEAN KOONTZ

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?Percy Bysshe Shelley

He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter. John Burroughs

O light! This is the cry of all the characters of ancient drama brought face to face with their fate. This last resort was ours, too, and I knew it now. In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.” 
― Albert Camus,

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses the 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, author.

“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

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, 

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

I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better. Steve Southerland

“Nothing burns like the cold.” 
― George R.R. Martin,

“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, poet

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

Winter is a glorious spectacle of glittering fractals complete with a soundscape and atmosphere entirely its own.ANDERS SWANSON

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

I love summertime more than anything else in the world. That is the only thing that gets me through the winter, knowing that summer is going to be there. Jack McBrayer

“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

“Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.” Johann Wolfgang von 

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

A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.GEORGE R. R. MARTIN

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

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

Melancholy were the sounds on a winter’s night.” 
― Virginia Woolf, 

“I like the cold weather. It means you get work done.” Noam Chomsky, linguist

“If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?”
–Percy Bysshe Shelley

Winter is not a season in the North Middlewest; it is an industry.SINCLAIR LEWIS,

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

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

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,

“All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost.” J.R.R. Tolkien,

“If winter helps you curl up and more that makes it one of the best of the seasons.”
-Murray Pura

What did the tree say after a long winter? What a re-leaf ...NIC LOYD 

The heart can get really cold if all you’ve known is winter.Benjamin Alire Saenz

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. Summer is more wooing and seductive, more versatile and human, appeals to the affections and the sentiments, and fosters inquiry and the art impulse. John Burroughs

“Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.” 
― George R.R. Martin

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. Priestly, novelist

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

Winter is brutal, dark, cold, we fall into the slough of despond, and now this year, as a bonus, a flu virus is going around that causes vomiting, low self-esteem and what your grandpa called “the trots.” In fact, I have a case of it right now, and I apologize if I must suddenly jump up and run to what your grandpa may have called “the biffy.“GARRISON KEILLOR,

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

When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced to relent, once again, to the new beginnings of soft greens, longer light, and the sweet air of spring. Madeleine M. Kunin

She turned to the sunlight
    And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
    “Winter is dead.” 
― A.A. Milne, 

“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, 

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,

“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

Winter likes to pretend it’s gone, tricking the daffodils into poking their little heads out of the soil, then wam! Winter comes back again like a giant, felt-wrapped hammer, whapping anything green back into submission. It’s nature’s version of whack-a-mole.MIKE TODD

Nature looks dead in winter because her life is gathered into her heart. She withers the plant down to the root that she may grow it up again fairer and stronger. She calls her family together within her inmost home to prepare them for being scattered abroad upon the face of the earth.Hugh Macmillan

I am definitely a summer person. Don’t get me wrong: I love winter when it’s beautiful and sunny – I don’t really care about cold – I just hate the grey. Doutzen Kroes

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

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

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

The winter is like a withered heart, whose life has been spent in the bright sunshine of summer, but is now left unprotected; no music gladdens the grove, nor verdure clothes the plain; the trees are divested of their leaves, and the bowels of nature seem bound up or dead.A. PICKET,

There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you…. In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself.Ruth Stout

Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of wood. Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm. Carlo Collodi

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

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

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

Frankly, the trouble with winter is, it is all backbone. It is fleshless, insensate, with neither a breast to be leaned on nor a heart to love and ache and, if need be, break, nor any kindly hand to fondle and caress like a sea-wave on a sunny shore half asleep.WILLIAM A.

“Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it.”
Richard Adams