Winter Quotes


"What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness."
- John Steinbeck, "Travels with Charley: In Search of America"

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

"The color of springtime is in the flowers, the color of winter is in the imagination."
- Terri Guillemets

"One kind word can warm three winter months."
- A Japanese Proverb

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

"You can't get too much winter in the winter."
- Robert Frost

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

"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

"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 it cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory."
- 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

"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

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

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

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

"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

"Perhaps I am a bear, or some hibernating animal underneath, for the instinct to be half asleep all winter is so strong in me."
- Anne Morrough Lindbergh



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