150+ Winter Quotes – Best Quotes & Sayings About Snow

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Embracing the serene beauty of winter, the Most Popular Winter Quotes or Sayings illuminate the sentiments of this enchanting season. These quotes resonate with people as they capture the essence of snow-covered landscapes and cozy moments. These expressions, ranging from “walking in a winter wonderland” to “snowflakes are kisses from heaven,” evoke the joy and magic of winter.

People use these quotes to warm their greetings, infuse social media posts with charm, and convey their love for winter’s splendor.

These Most Popular Winter Quotes or Sayings encapsulate the emotions tied to snowy days, making them a beloved choice for sharing the season’s magic.

Most Popular Winter Quotes or Sayings

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


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

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


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


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


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


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


Melancholy were the sounds on a winter’s night. – Virginia Woolf

When you sit in front of a fire in winter— you are just there in front of the fire. You don’t have to be smart or anything. The fire warms you. ― Desmond Tutu


Under the snowdrifts, the blossoms are sleeping, dreaming their dreams of sunshine and June. Down in the hush of their quiet they’re keeping trills from the throstle’s wild summer-sung tune. — Harriet Prescott Spofford


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


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


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


Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour. – John Boswell

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


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


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


Winter forms our character and brings out our best. —Tom Allen


The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn Whom it touches. —E.E. Cummings


Winter is a season of recovery and preparation. — Paul Theroux


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

If winter comes, can spring be far behind? ― Percy Bysshe Shelley


Winter should not be considered as only negation and destruction. It is a secret and inward working of powers, which in spring will burst into visible activity. – Henry James Slack


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


Behold, my friends, the spring comes; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love! ― Sitting Bull


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


Love is like a snowflake, it can come to you in any shape or size, and from any direction. ― Jennifer LeBlanc


Winter is coming. ― George R.R. Martin

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


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


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


Every mile is two in winter. – George Herbert


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


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


Winter is nature’s way of saying, ‘Up yours. – Robert Byrne

Even in winter, it shall be green in my heart. – Frederic Chopin


A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship. — Markus Zusak


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


The animal merely makes a bed, which he warms with his body in a sheltered place; but man, having discovered fire . . . maintain a kind of summer in the midst of winter. ― Henry David Thoreau


Always choose the adventure . . . unless it’s chilly outside and there’s a cup of warm coffee resting near a book and comfy sofa. – Barbara Brooke


And there is quite a different sort of conversation around a fire than there is in the shadow of a beech tree…. [F]our dry logs have in them all the circumstance necessary to a conversation of four or five hours, with chestnuts on the plate and a jug of wine between the legs. Yes, let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius. – Pietro Aretino


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


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

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


Even in winter, an isolated patch of snow has a special quality. – Andy Goldsworthy


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


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


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


Wisdom comes with winters. — Oscar Wilde


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


I realize there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go.  – Jeffrey McDaniel


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

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 hear the sounds of melting snow outside my window every night and with the first faint scent of spring, I remember life exists… ― John Geddes


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


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 greenback into submission. It’s nature’s version of whack-a-mole. – MIKE TODD


The most amazing thing about the winter is that even a frozen world may be perceived as heaven! ― Mehmet Murat ildan


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


You can’t get too much winter in the winter. – Robert Frost


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

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


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


Silently like thoughts that come and go, the snowflakes fall, each one a gem. ― William Hamilton Gibson


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


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


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


Now is the winter of our discontent. – William Shakespeare


The outside world is a dream. Inside, the fireplace is brightly lit . . . There’s a steaming mug in your hands, warming your fingers. There’s a friend seated across from you in the cozy chair, warming your heart. ― Vera Nazarian


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

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 believe in the 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


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


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


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


Scarves, mittens, and hats are a great way to express your personality in the cold weather. – Brad Goreski


Whenever I am not traveling during the winter, I am pushing hard in the gym. Even when I am traveling, I try to fit a workout in at the hotel. And if the hotel doesn’t have a gym? You can get a good workout in your room with an exercise band and some imagination. — Charlie Kimball


Winter solitude—in a world of one color the sound of the wind.  — Matsuo Basho


It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed. — Doe Zantamata

The very fact of snow is such an amazement. – Roger Ebert


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


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


Spring is not yet here, but the song of a solitary, pioneering blackbird when I wake, the smell of something warm and floral on the air in fleeting moments, these signs give me hope. ― Tracy Rees


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 Goethe


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


I am fine with coffee in the coldest night; I don’t need wine to make the dark more romantic. ― Wrushank Sorte


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


Depending on my activities, I sleep between five and ten hours every night. I sleep in an extra-wide single bed, and I use only one heavy down comforter over me, summer or winter. I have never been able to wear pajamas or creepy nightgowns; they disturb my sleep. – Marilyn Monroe


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


Because the birdsong might be pretty, But it’s not for you they sing, And if you think my winter is too cold, You don’t deserve my spring. – Erin Hanson


And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms. – William Bradford


Despite all I have seen and experienced, I still get the same simple thrill out of glimpsing a tiny patch of snow in a high mountain gully and feel the same urge to climb toward it. ― Edmund Hillary


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


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

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


Winter is much like unrequited love; cold and merciless. – Kellie Elmore


With winter here, it’s hugs all around.  ― Anthony T. Hincks


In winter I get up at night and dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. – Robert Louis Stevenson


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


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


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 Zukhav


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


The first snow is like first love.  – Lara Biyuts


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


The snow was falling, So much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness. — Mary Oliver


Life is 10% about what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. — Charles R. Swindall


Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together. – Vista M. Kelly


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


The simplicity of winter has a deep moral. The return of Nature, after such a career of splendor and prodigality, to habits so simple and austere, is not lost either upon the head or the heart. It is the philosopher coming back from the banquet and the wine to a cup of water and a crust of bread. – John Burroughs


A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows. ― Francis of Assisi


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


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


Come O’ winter knock my door, Make me fall in love once more, Look what Autumn did to me, Made my soul like a wilted flower. ― Neymat Khan


October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces. ― J.K. Rowling


God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.  – Heraclitus


Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught. – Sydney J. Harris


Surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside; candles at four o’clock, warm hearthrugs, tea, a fair tea-maker, shutters closed, curtains flowing in ample draperies to the floor, whilst the wind and rain are raging audibly without. – Thomas de Quincey


It snowed and snowed, the whole world over, Snow swept the world from end to end. A candle burned on the table; A candle burned. – Boris Pasternak


The snow is sparkling like a million little suns. ― Lama Willa


In a way, Winter is the real Spring – the time when the inner things happen, the resurgence of nature. – Edna O’Brien


Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn a mosaic of them all. – Stanley Horowitz


You think winter will never end, and then, when you don’t expect it when you have almost forgotten it, warmth comes and different light. ― Wendell Berry


These Winter nights against my window-pane, nature with a busy pencil draws designs of ferns and blossoms and a fine spray of pines, oak-leaf and acorn and fantastic vines, which she will make when summer comes again. Quaint arabesques in argent, flat and cold, like curious Chinese etchings. – Thomas Bailey Aldrich


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


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


The problem with winter sports is that – follow me closely here – they generally take place in winter. – Dave Barry


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


In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away from the cold. – Ben Aaronvitch


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


Well, I know now. I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person. — Sylvia Plath


When the night has been too lonely and the road has been too long And you think that love is only for the lucky and the strong Just remember in the winter far beneath the bitter snow Lies the seed that with the sun’s love, in the spring becomes the rose. — Bette Middle


Kindness is like snow—It beautifies everything it covers. – Kahlil Gibran


Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind, and muscle from their endless wintering.  ― Haruki Murakami


But Fielding lived when the days were longer (for time, like money, is measured by our needs), when summer afternoons were spacious, and the clock ticked slowly in the winter evenings. -George Eliot


Winter is already lost shape, forgotten in the ground. Instead, here is Spring with all the grace of a woman smoothing out her apron. ― Cecilia Llompar


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


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


Winter is copper, autumn is bronze, spring is silver, and summer is gold. ― Matshona Dhliwayo


What did you bring me today? Delusional mutterings with a side of crazy? ― Marissa Meyer


We Californians can watch the Weather Channel for images of winter’s brutality unleashed upon our fellow Americans and thank the lucky stars we don’t have to contend with it. – Henry Rollins


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


I read, much of the night, and go south in the winter. – T.S. Eliot


Autumn arrives in the early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day. – Elizabeth Bowen


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


For Beatrice, summer without you is as cold as winter. Winter without you is even colder. – Lemony Snicket


Don’t write and tell me that winter brought you only colds or the ubiquitous virus. . . it also brought things not to be forgotten—silver moons and snow, brilliant under stars . . . For the pendulum swings; nothing is static; and the road, however long, does turn. ― Faith Baldwin


Winter’s not gone yet if the wild geese fly that way. – William Shakespeare


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


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 winter approaches – bringing cold weather and family drama – we crave page-turners, books made for long nights and tryptophan-induced sloth. – Sarah MacLean


Maybe Christmas, he thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas … perhaps … means a little bit more.  —Dr. Seuss


No animal, according to the rules of animal-etiquette, is ever expected to do anything strenuous, or heroic, or even moderately active during the off-season of winter. — Kenneth Grahame


If flowers can teach themselves how to bloom after winter passes, so can you. – Noor Shirazie


Advice is like snow. The softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon and the deeper it sinks into the mind. – SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE


Ham and green beans in my evening rice, with a glass of that good black cherry wine on the side. Hibernation is a fine art! – David J. Beard


Following dark winter’s strife, warm air rises, teemed with life. Birth, rebirth, as the waiting die. Old love, new love sprouts wings to fly. ― Phar West Nagle


The gaunt limbs, and stark, rigid, death-like whiteness of winter. – BRET HARTE


You can pull people to your own winter and freeze them up or you can take your sun to people’s own winter and warm them up! It is up to you to bring hell or heaven to people’s lives! ― Mehmet Murat ildan


I have come to regard November as the older, harder man’s October. I appreciate the early darkness and cooler temperatures. It puts my mind in a different place than October. It is a month for a quieter, slightly more subdued celebration of summer’s death as winter tightens its grip. – Henry Rollins

As winter unfolds its snowy embrace, the Most Popular Winter Quotes or Sayings encapsulate the enchantment. These quotes celebrate the season’s allure, from poetic snowflake tales to winter wonderland walks. Share the joy, add charm to your messages, and relish the winter magic with the timeless resonance of these Most Popular Winter Quotes or Sayings.

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