Cold weather, nights spent by the fire and snow days are only a few things to look forward to as winter swiftly approaches. If you happen to be someone who can’t get enough of the cozy season, then we know you’ll appreciate our list of inspirational, cute and funny winter quotes that celebrate everything about those golden months from December to February.
For anyone who is excited to jump right into fun winter activities (including skiing, ice skating and your occasional winter date), the combination of phrases, musings and sayings that capture the essence of the season, can easily double as a cool Instagram caption to go with each photo you snap along the way. And even if you happen to be someone who is always cold and dreads any time of year when the temperature falls below 60-degrees, think of these quotes as an opportunity to embrace the beauty of winter – even if it is from the comfort of your own bed.
I need a long, cold winter.
Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
Nothing burns like the cold. But only for a while. Then it gets inside you and starts to fill you up, and after a while you don't have the strength to fight it.
There are only two seasons - winter and Baseball.
It is growing cold. Winter is putting footsteps in the meadow.
You can't get too much winter in the winter.
In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.
Winter forms our character and brings out our best.
Welcome, winter. Your late dawns and chilled breath make me lazy, but I love you nonetheless.
Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.
Imagine if fire extinguishers were full of snow. Imagine the fun we could have.
In winter we behold the charms of solemn majesty and naked grandeur.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be unnecessary freezing of water.
That's what winter is: An exercise in remembering how to still yourself then how to come pliantly back to life again.
Winter is not a season, it's a celebration.
Every winter has its spring.
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.
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.
Nancy Hatch Woodward
Snow brings a special quality with it — the power to stop life as you know it dead in its tracks.
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.
One kind word can warm three winter months.
No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
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."
When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.
Ben Aaronovitch, "Broken Homes"
In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, "Ode to the West Wind"
If winter comes, can spring be far behind?
Edith Sitwell, "Taken Care Of"
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.
Winter passes and one remembers one's perseverance.
Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.
He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.
Carol Rifka Brunt, "Tell the Wolves I'm Home"
There’s just something beautiful about walking on snow that nobody else has walked on. It makes you believe you’re special.
Sylvia Plath, "The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath"
Well, I know now. I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person.
George R.R. Martin, "A Feast for Crows"
My old grandmother always used to say, summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.
John Geddes, "A Familiar Rain"
December's wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer's memory...
Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
John Steinbeck, "Travels With Charley: In Search of America"
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.
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.
Novala Takemoto, "Missin'"
Snow falling soundlessly in the middle of the night will always fill my heart with sweet clarity.
The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination.
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