75 Quotes About Winter You Will Love

Quotes About Winter

Winter can be magical, miserable, majestic, and everything in between! So we gathered the best quotes about winter that will beautifully sum up what you currently feel. Along with winter quotes, we also found snow quotes, winter solstice quotes, and many more categories for you to peruse.

Quotes about winter always bring me a rush of warm feelings. | The Dating Divas
A couple living out their favorite quotes about winter.
Table of Contents
  1. Quotes About Winter
  2. Winter Quotes
  3. Snow Quotes
  4. Cozy Winter Quotes
  5. Romantic Quotes About Winter
  6. Uplifting Quotes About Winter
  7. Winter Quote Metaphors
  8. Winter Solstice Quotes
  9. Other Quote Lists

Winter Quotes

1. “We all grow tired eventually; it happens to everyone. Even the sun, at the close of the year, is no longer a morning person.”

― Joyce Rachelle

2. “How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose, if there were no winter in our year!”

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

3. “Welcome, winter. Your late dawns and chilled breath make me lazy, but I love you nonetheless. “

Terri Guillemets

4. “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

5. “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

6. “Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.”

Pietro Aretino

7. “Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.”

Paul Theroux

8. “When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.”


9. “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

Winter quotes that make you feel something inside. | The Dating Divas
Winter quotes make a woman see the season differently.

10. “To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring.”

W.J. Vogel

11. “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”

Albert Camus

12. “Winter forms our character and brings out our best.”

Tom Allen

13. “I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood.”

Bill Watterson

14. “There’s no such thing as bad weather–only the wrong clothes.”

Billy Connolly

15. “Blow, blow, thou winter wind, thou art not so unkind as man’s ingratitude.”

William Shakespeare

16. “He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.”

John Burroughs

Snow Quotes

17. “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

18. “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

19. “Even the strongest blizzards start with a single snowflake.”

― Sara Raasch

20. “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

21. “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

Beautiful snow quotes for a winter Chirstmas party. | The Dating Divas
Contemplating snow quotes while walking in a winter wonderland.

22. “A few feathery flakes are scattered widely through the air, and hover downward with uncertain flight, now almost alighting on the earth, now whirled again aloft into remote regions of the atmosphere.”

― Nathaniel Hawthorne

23. “Well, I know now. I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person”

― Sylvia Plath

24. “A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.”

― Carl Reiner

25. “…there’s just something beautiful about walking on snow that nobody else has walked on. It makes you believe you’re special, even though you know you’re not.”

― Carol Rifka Brunt

26. “The snow was endless, a heavy blanket on the outdoors; it had a way about it. A beauty. But I knew that, like many things, beauty could be deceiving.”

― Cambria Hebert

27. “To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.”


Cozy Winter Quotes

28. “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

29. “If winter helps you curl up and more that makes it one of the best of the seasons.”

Murray Pura

30. “In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.”

― Ben Aaronovitch

31. “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

Quotes about winter that make you want to snuggle up and get cozy. | The Dating Divas
Getting cozy on a cold day while enjoying winter solstice quotes.

32. “I love snow for the same reason I love Christmas: It brings people together while time stands still. Cozy couples lazily meandered the streets and children trudged sleds and chased snowballs. No one seemed to be in a rush to experience anything other than the glory of the day, with each other, whenever and however it happened.”

― Rachel Cohn

33. “Winter teetered on the verge of succumbing to the returning sun, but today the breeze still preferred the touch of snowflakes”

― Rue

34. “I pray this winter be gentle and kind–a season of rest from the wheel of the mind.

John Geddes

35. “Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration.”

Anamika Mishra

36. “I get up very early in the morning. I enjoy the quietness, the stillness, the rawness in the winter and fall. It’s a special time.”

Edward Kennedy

Romantic Quotes About Winter

37. “No, I don’t miss you… Not in a way that one is missed.
But I think of you.
In the way that one might think of the summer sunshine
On a winter night…”

― Sreesha Divakaran

38. “I love you because no two snowflakes are alike, and it is possible, if you stand tippy-toe, to walk between the raindrops.”

― Nikki Giovanni

39. “Winter is much like unrequited love; cold and merciless.”

― Kellie Elmore

40. “People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.”

Anton Chekhov

41. “Lovers, forget your love
And list to the love of these
She a window flower
And he a winter breeze.”

Robert Frost

Romantic quotes about winter and falling in love. | The Dating Divas
A romantic, snowy walk while thinking of quotes about winter.

42. “There is no winter without snow, no spring without sunshine, and no happiness without companions.”

Korean Proverb

43. “The first snow is like the first love.”

Lara Biyuts

44. “Kindness is like snow; it beautifies everything it covers.”

Kahlil Gibran

45. “Love should feel like a hand sewn quilt made by grandma, wrapping you up on a cold winter morning.” 

— Carroll Bryant

46. “The summer in you
calms the winter in me.”

— Saiber

47. “my love is a winter’s mist
gently dissolving
through the window
at the nape of your neck.”

— Sanober Khan

Uplifting Quotes About Winter

48. “That’s what winter is: an exercise in remembering how to still yourself then how to come pliantly back to life again.”

― Ali Smith

49. “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”

― John Steinbeck

50. “If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?”

Percy Bysshe Shelley

51. “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

52. “Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.”

― Haruki Murakami

53. “One kind word can warm three winter months.”

Japanese Proverb

The best quotes about winter and about snow all in one place. | The Dating Divas
The best snow quotes that make you feel happy.

54. “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

55. “Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.”

John Boswell

56. “They who sing through the summer must dance in the winter.”

Italian Proverb

57. “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 

Winter Quote Metaphors

58. “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

59. “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

60. “The heart can get really cold if all you’ve known is winter.”

― Benjamin Alire Sáenz

61. “Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.”

Victor Hugo

62. “No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”

Hal Borland

63. “Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories.”

An Affair to Remember

Quotes about winter that make you think. | The Dating Divas
Winter quotes help her see things differently.

64. “Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.”

Elizabeth Bowen

65. “There is an invincible summer in every personality which one can learn by going in the depth of the winter.”

Robert Frost

66. “If snow melts down to water, does it still remember being snow?”

― Jennifer McMahon

67. “We build statues out of snow, and weep to see them melt.”

Walter Scott

68. “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 

69. “The fire is winter’s fruit.”

Arabian Proverb 

Winter Solstice Quotes

70. “After the longest night, tomorrow we sing up the dawn. There is a rejoicing that, even in the darkest time, the sun is not vanquished. As of tomorrow, the days begin to get longer as the light of day grows. While the gentle winter sun slowly opens its eyes, let us all bring more light and compassion into the world.”

― Dacha Avelin

71. “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.”

Gary Zukav

72. “The Winter Solstice is the time of ending and beginning, a powerful time — a time to contemplate your immortality.”

Frederick Lenz

Winter solstice quotes that put things in perspective. | The Dating Divas
A snowy landscape representing winter solstice quotes

73. “This is the solstice, the still point of the sun, its cusp and midnight, the year’s threshold and unlocking, where the past lets go of and becomes the future; the place of caught breath.”

Margaret Atwood

74. “As it somehow always manages before the winter solstice, but never after, the early darkness was cheerful and promising, even for those who had nothing.”

Mark Helprin

75. “Today we celebrate light and honor the wisdom of the shadows. In connecting with the natural world in a way that honors the sacred immanence in all things, we establish a resonance with the seasons.”

― Dacha Avelin

Other Quote Lists

Having a good quote can be helpful when writing a card, connecting with your feelings, or even when giving a speech. Check out these other lists of helpful quotes for various themes.

Pin this post to save for later

Pin It


The great loves of my life are my family, maple bars, and hand sanitizer. I’ve been married to my very own dreamboat of a soulmate for ten years. I think that there is nothing in the world that's better than laughing so hard you can barely breathe. In our family we have a policy of making that happen at least once a day.

Learn more about Lauren
Free 7-day Program

One week to a better marriage.

Sign up now and get our 7 Days of Love Program absolutely free!

Husbands or Wives
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

You Might Also Like

diamond iconWe love your comments

We LOVE hearing from our readers! Thanks for leaving us some love!