- 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
- 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
- In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago. – Christina Rossetti
- As winter weather settles in around the country, millions of American families are facing skyrocketing home heating prices with even greater impact if cold temperatures persist into the spring. – Russ Carnahan
- The problem with winter sports is that – follow me closely here – they generally take place in winter. – Dave Barry
- 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
- Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. – Willa Sibert Cather
- Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. – Victor Hugo
- 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
- Blow, blow, thou winter wind
Thou art not so unkind,
As man’s ingratitude.
– William Shakespeare
- I was just thinking, if it is really religion with these nudist colonies, they sure must turn atheists in the wintertime. – Will Rogers
- And finally Winter, with its bitin’, whinin’ wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow. – Roy Bean
- Winter dies into the spring, to be born again in the autumn. – Marche Blumenberg
- Spring, summer, and fall fill us with hope; winter alone reminds us of the human condition. – Mignon McLaughlin
- Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they do when they stick together. – Verna M. Kelly
- In the winter I was with Nelson Piquet. He was talking about his capacity to race faster. He said that he was still learning new things all the time. – Jean Alesi
- Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories. – Anonymous
- 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
- To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring. – W.J. Vogel
- You can’t get too much winter in the winter. – Robert Frost
- Winter is nature’s way of saying, “Up yours. – Robert Byrne
- 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
- When the bold branches
Bid farewell to rainbow leaves –
Welcome wool sweaters.
– B. Cybrill
- 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
- I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood. – Bill Watterson
- 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
- Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius. – Pietro Aretino
- Every mile is two in winter. – George Herbert
- “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
- O, wind,
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
– Percy Bysshe Shelley
- 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
- In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. – William Blake
- 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
- Winter is the season in which people try to keep the house as warm as it was in the summer, when they complained about the heat. – Unknown
- 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
- 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.
- The color of springtime is in the flowers, the color of winter is in the imagination. – Terri Guillemets
- 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
- Winter either bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail. – Proverb
- One kind word can warm three winter months. – Japanese Proverb