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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Winter:

Antisthenes says that in a certain faraway land the cold is so intense that words freeze as soon as they are uttered, and after some time then thaw and become audible, so that words spoken in winter go unheard until the next summer.
~ Plutarch, Moralia.

Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.
~ Carol Bishop Hipps.

Brew me a cup for a winter's night.
For the wind howls loud and the furies fight;
Spice it with love and stir it with care,
And I'll toast our bright eyes,
my sweetheart fair.
~ Minna Thomas Antrim.

Every mile is two in winter.
~ George Herbert.

Every winter,
When the great sun has turned his face away,
The earth goes down into a vale of grief,
And fasts, and weeps, and shrouds herself in sables,
Leaving her wedding-garlands to decay -
Then leaps in spring to his returning kisses.
~ Charles Kingsley.

"Hear! hear!" screamed the jay from a neighboring tree, where I had heard a tittering for some time, "winter has a concentrated and nutty kernel, if you know where to look for it."
~ Henry David Thoreau, Journal, 28 November 1858.

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

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

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

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
~ Albert Camus.

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

O, wind,
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Of winter's lifeless world each tree
Now seems a perfect part;
Yet each one holds summer's secret
Deep down within its heart.
~ Charles G. Stater.

One kind word can warm three winter months.
~ Japanese Proverb.

One of my current pet theories is that the winter is a kind of evangelist, more subtle than Billy Graham, of course, but of the same stuff.
~ Shirley Ann Grau.

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

Spring, summer, and fall fill us with hope; winter alone reminds us of the human condition.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.
~ Author unknown.

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

The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter; the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood.
~ John Burroughs.

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.

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

When the bold branches
Bid farewell to rainbow leaves -
Welcome wool sweaters.
~ B. Cybrill.

Winter came down to our home one night
Quietly pirouetting in on silvery-toed slippers of snow,
And we, we were children once again.
~ Bill Morgan Jr.

Winter dies into the spring, to be born again in the autumn.
~ Marche Blumenberg.

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