Quotation Explorer - 'Winter'

I'll be your blanket, baby. Wrap yourself up in me. Let me give you shelter, in the winter of this world. - John Mark Green
...the kind of weather that reminds you after a long winter that while the world wasn't built for humans, we were built for the world. t - John Green
As white snowflakes fall quietly and thickly on a winter day, answers to prayer will settle down upon you at every step you take, even to your dying day. The story of your life will be the story of prayer and answers to prayer. - Ole Hallesby
To keep a warm heart in winter is the real victory. - Marty Rubin
When it is summer, enjoy it, but you must also prepare for winter. - Debasish Mridha
It is deep winter with shivering cold air, but my heart is dancing with joy and spring flowers. - Debasish Mridha
The long sadness of winter was finally in retreat. - Kimberly Cuttler
Every season has a reason. Summer cannot do the works of winter, nor winter the works of summer. Each season is unique yet so important, so cherish the seasons in your life. - Gugu Mona
In the autumn of your years don't make it so that what you look back on is regret. Live your life now so that whatever you do gives some sunshine before you head into the winter of your life. - Stephen Richards
Must, bid the Morn awake! Sad Winter now declines, Each bird doth choose a mate; This day's Saint Valentine's. For that good bishop's sake Get up and let us see What beauty it shall be That Fortune us assigns. - Michael Drayton
If you criticize what you’re doing too early you’ll never write the first line.[Paris Review, interview with Jodi Daynard, The Art of Fiction No. 113, Winter II 1989] - Max Frisch
If winter comes, can spring be far behind? - Percy Bysshe Shelley
My age is as a lusty winter, frosty, but kindly. - William Shakespeare
In the deep shivering winter, I can feel the joy of a dancing summer in my heart. - Debasish Mridha
Moment by moment, in life's winter life frozeEchoing a history of blues, a milestone rose - Sandeep N Tripathi
Reading books is like wearing winter clothes; it covers and warms up the body of your naked soul. - Munia Khan
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 Morrow Lindbergh
In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
Be a person who can dream about spring in the dead of winter. - Debasish Mridha
Speaking of happiness, those distinctive moments are found outdoors in the fall, in the winter and always in the mountains where people are few, wildlife is abundant and there is peace in the quiet. - Donna Lynn Hope
I have never advocated war except as means of peace, so seek peace, but prepare for war. Because war... War never changes. War is like winter and winter is coming. - Ulysses S. Grant
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
I waited for the seasons of love to pass from this cold winter to the summer heat I dreamed of. - Shannon L. Alder
{Summertime she speaks of winter, she eats ham, but speaks of beef, got a good man but, flirts with another. She might as well go to hell, cause she ain't gonna be happy in heaven either!} - Nancy B. Brewer
After winter, spring never forgets to come. - Debasish Mridha
If a tiny bud dares unfold to a wakening new world, if a narrow blade of grass dares to poke its head up from an unlit earth, then surely I can rise and stretch my winter weary bones, surely I can set my face to the spring sun. Surely, I too can be reborn. - Toni Sorenson
One kind word can warm three winter months. - Japanese Proverb
Every mile is two in winter. - George Herbert
Every little or big problem has a reason,Every year there is a winter season,Every trouble goes away with time,After winter spring comes with rhyme. - Debasish Mridha
It's not the deprivations of winter that get you, or the damp of spring, but the no-man's land between. - Kristin Kimball
The dollar bills attached to her hips fluttered to the rug of the small square stage, like the first flakes of winter in the Bronx. (Dark City Lights) - Tom Callahan
When the resurrection sings itself in the robin's glad song, and bursting buds defy the death grip of winter, and you walk upon the yielding earth near my grave...remember that my soul is not there, but rather it is absent from the body and present with the Lord. - Carl Burnam
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. - Mark Twain
When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
Mist lies over the river like the icy breath of winter angels. Darkness gathers round... and it is beautiful.Thank you for this life, this death, whatever it is you arethat makes us finally see. - Jay Woodman
Digressions, incontestably, are the sunshine, the life, the soul of reading! Take them out and one cold eternal winter would reign in every page. Restore them to the writer - he steps forth like a bridegroom, bids them all-hail, brings in variety and forbids the appetite to fail. - Laurence Sterne
I'm pretty lost in becoming all this frost. Bitter, like Winter. Strung-out like a string of pearls. - Ashly Lorenzana
I remembered the dim winter light, the smell of damp earth and leaves, the eeriness that always attaches to a place once settled and civilized, but now reclaimed by the wilderness. - Lisa Tuttle
Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude. - William Shakespeare
A well frog knows nothing of the ocean for it is bound by its space. The Spring insect knows nothing of the Winter because it is bound to a single season.
The only time I ever really suffered in body or mind, the only time that I ever fancied myself unwell, or had any ideas of danger, was the winter that I passed by myself. As long as we could be together, nothing ever ailed me, and I never met with the smallest inconvenience. - Jane Austen
She thought little of her ordeal. Cruelty was part of nature, like a winter frost; something to be survived and then forgotten (p.689) - Tim Willocks
Within every heart's Winter sleeps the promise of Spring. - John Mark Green
Be ahead of all parting, as though it already were behind you, like the winter that has just gone by. For among these winters there is one so endlessly winterthat only by wintering through it will your heart survive. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Winter solitude-in a world of one colourthe sound of the wind. - Bashō Matsuo
Joy in the fall, winter, and always in the mountains where people are few, wildlife is abundant and there is peace in the quiet. - Donna Lynn Hope
There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes-- - Emily Dickinson
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
O Winter! ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know. - William Cowper
The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools. - Henry Beston
Under the greenwood tree who loves to lie with me ... Here shall he see no enemy but winter and rough weather. - William Shakespeare
People don't notice wheter it's winter or summer when they're happy. - Anton Chekhov
Freeze, freeze in the winter, if you really want to appreciate the summer! Walk, walk at the edge of the precipices, if you rightly want to learn the meaning of the safety! Switch the lights off, if you want to see the amazing beauty of the light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
[T]he success of every novel -- if it's a novel of action -- depends on the high spots. The thing to do is to say to yourself, "What are my big scenes?" and then get every drop of juice out of them."(Interview, The Paris Review, Issue 64, Winter 1975) - P.G. Wodehouse
In the depth of winter, I learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
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
Some people has the ability to see the winter as the spring season! Such positive minds can reach the farthest places! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We met last fall, and dreamt of summer days together. Winter came, and when you left, Winter stayed. - William C Hannan
Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart. - Victor Hugo
Many people say that they love the winter, but what they really love is feeling proof against it.
Eyes so young, so full of pain ... Two lonely drops of winter rain ... And no tear could these eyes sustain ... For too much had they seen. - Shaun Hick
It's early on a beautiful winter morning. The house is quiet. The sun is shining. I'm thankful. I'm happy. My cup runneth over. Now there's coffee everywhere. - Mindy Levy
Spring procreates, Summer develops, Autumn debilitates & Winter ceases to be. Meeting all forms of life. - Isabella Schorno
The Steadfast Love of the Lord is not Seasonal; His Mercies do not have winter or summer days... They are new every now and then. - Israelmore Ayivor
...I pray this winter be gentle and kind - a season of rest from the wheel of the mind... - John Geddes
Going to the seaside in winter is like seeing your partner first thing in the morning. Ugly, depressing and troubled by wind. - Andy Leeks
Let the seeds of hope sprout in the dead of winter. - Debasish Mridha
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
Summer is for surrendering; winter is for wondering. - Debasish Mridha
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
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
you make autumn misttaste like champagne and turn winter raininto the elixir of life itself. - Sanober Khan
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant. - Anne Bradstreet
My ex calls the ochre winter 'autumn' as we queue to hear dock boys play jazz fugues in velvet dark.— Broken Verses - Kamila Shamsie
Maybe nature is like you and me. It works like all of us. If the weather changes all the time,then it must be on duty. On this cold day winter has started it's shift therefore let us leave it to do it's job. - Paballo Seipei
The bare knowledge of God's will is inefficacious, it doth not better the heart. Knowledge alone is like a winter sun, which hath no heat or influence; it doth not warm the affections, or purify the conscience. Judas was a great luminary, he knew God's will, but he was a traitor. - Thomas Watson
The landscape is bathed in the honeyed light of morning. Sometimes the memory of winter comes again. And my days are colored reveries of you, my nights sensuous - Suzy Davies
You make such a noise falling! You scatter all my winter dreams - Kahlil Gibran
A single poemis worth a hundredcozy winter nightskind wordsand healed wounds. - Sanober Khan
Glory follows afflictions, not as the day follows the night but as the spring follows the winter; for the winter prepares the earth for the spring, so do afflictions sanctified prepare the soul for glory. - Richard Sibbes
Autumn is my favourite season of all. It is a transitory period that allows the earth to rest before it sees the harshness of winter and hears the promise of spring. - Kamand Kojouri
The problem with winter sports is that -- follow me closely here -- they generally take place in winter. - Dave Barry
Flowers that bloom in the winter may not survive till spring. - K. Hari Kumar
Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth. - Søren Kierkegaard
Let it be told to the future world that in the depth of winter, when nothing but hope and virtue could survive, that the city and the country, alarmed at one common danger, came forth to meet it. - Barack Obama
In winter, on the darkest nights, one rejoices even to see the tiniest sliver of a moon. - Marty Rubin
Such a beautiful smile! It is like spring flowers in the deadness of a white winter. - Debasish Mridha
Winter is come and gone, But grief returns with the revolving year. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this son of York, And all the clouds that loured upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. - William Shakespeare
...summer softens lines that winter cruelly shows... - John Geddes
She leaned forward and kissed me on the lips. He mouth was cold, her lips rough from the winter wind, and if the mystics are right and we are doomed to repeat our squalid lives ad infinitum, at least I will always return to that kiss - David Benioff
Give winter nothing; hold; and let the flake Poise or dissolve along your upheld arms. All flawless hexagons may melt and break; While you must feel the summer's rage of fire, Beyond this frigid season's empty storms. Banished to bloom, and bear the birds' desire. - James Wright
I dream of wayward gulls and all landless lovers, rare moments of winter sun, peace, privacy, for everyone.
This will be a winter so desolate, only memory can fill the emptiness - John Geddes
Don't mire up in self despair of your losses, learn from them and move on to other good things in life. Don't stop allowing the sunshine in because of the fear that winter will come and engulf the warmth. Hold it close to you to help you through those cold winter days. - Belinda Taylor on "Loss"
It's so easy for some people to get naked. They think they're so promiscuous and avant-garde and rebellious... but year-round their souls are covered in winter clothing! My soul is promiscuous, now how's that for being a rebel without a cause? They are amateurs. - C. JoyBell C.
Pale winter sun Is beatin' the ground Why'm I throwin' away The best thing that I've found My young heart's in tatters and I'm sureThat it will be a long time healing It's so hard to see what I'm doing this forWhen loneliness is all that I'm feeling - David Gray
Some rainy winter Sundays when there's a little boredom, you should always carry a gun. Not to shoot yourself, but to know exactly that you're always making a choice.
I read, much of the night, and go south in the winter. - T.S. Eliot
Only the wool of present will knit the sweater of memories that will keep you warm in the winter of your life. - Himanshu Chhabra
If you allow coldness to engulf you before winter, season is helpless to help you. - Munia Khan
In the summer, we create memories of hot adventures so that those memories can warm-up the deep frozen winter. - Debasish Mridha
The truth is Christmas evolved from the Roman holiday Saturnalia, a winter festival where men gave gifts to each other. They also would get drunk, have sex with each other and beat their wives - Huey Freeman The Boondocks
Some people feel the coolness of winter and complain. Some people endure, enjoy, and wait for spring. - Debasish Mridha
Jam on a winter took away the blue devils. It was like tasting summer. - Sandra Dallas
Blow, blow, thou winter wind! Thou art not so unkind as Man's ingratitude. - William Shakespeare
Winter, which, being full of care, makes summer's welcome thrice more wish'd, more rare. - William Shakespeare
The hurt, resentment, the revenge, the pride, and regret are thrown hard and fast like snowballs in the winter. Some major ones hit hard; some minor ones just roll off, while others stick for an elongated time…as long as we stay in the cold frosty air of not letting go. - Wes Adamson
The days go by, through the brief silence of winter, when the sunshine is so still and pure, like iced wine, and the dead leaves gleam brown, and water sounds hoarse in the ravines. - D.H. Lawrence
winter is no stranger to cold hearts. - Sakhile Koaho
Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. - Willa Cather
Spring is the time of the year, when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade. - Charles Dickens
A white cloth falls on your heart; How beautiful you are - The winter loves us, because only lovers have a pure heart. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Let us say goodbye to winter to welcome the beauty of spring. - Debasish Mridha
To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring. - W. J. Vogel
Love should feel like a hand sewn quilt made by grandma, wrapping you up on a cold winter morning. - Carroll Bryant
Whoever is present in your spring would more than likely have respected your winter. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
If the weather is summer in your mind, even the coldest winter will be hot for you! If the weather is winter in your mind, even the hottest summer will be cold for you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Person 1: "Stay back....I have a demon inside of me."Person 2: "Let me get closer...I have a hell inside me where your demons can live."(from Dark Winter, #2 - out Halloween 2014) - John Hennessy
The most racket time of the year for those that don't know, is the warmest of the four seasons and the winter as it is so cold and felt in your heart. - Auliq Ice
Winter reaches its peaknot when a great wind screamsfrom the top of its lungs, but when a lazy breeze whispers from the bottom of its heart - shivaraj konanavar
Winter brings a colder palette with more heavy blue and violet, Fall has substantial more reddish and brown, Summer brings a variation of pastel colours and Spring fresh green and tangerine. - Siren Waroe
Like 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
Genesis 8:22While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease. - The Holy Bible ESV
Behold, we know not anything;I can but trust that good shall fallAt last -- far off -- at last, to all,And every winter change to spring. - Alfred Tennyson
To enjoy and appreciate the beauty of a dazzling spring, I save winter in my warm heart. - Debasish Mridha
Poor and content is rich, and rich enough; but riches fineless is as poor as winter to him that ever that ever fears he shall be poor. - William Shakespeare
I need you like a blossom needs rain, like the winter ground needs spring-to soothe my parched soul. - Solange nicole
No matter how cold your proverbial winter, you can plant seeds of change in your life by changing your thoughts and actions. - Andra Brynnoeglein
I didn't want to fight with him. And yet I could not promise him what I most wanted to give - my love, the promise that I would stay with him in the Winter Court, that I would throw caution aside and be with him. - Kailin Gow
The warmth of my love will transform winter into spring and adorn you with floral blooms of my heart. - Debasish Mridha
Winter is not a season, it's an occupation. - Sinclair Lewis
[A]lways get to the dialogue as soon as possible. I always feel the thing to go for is speed. Nothing puts the reader off more than a big slab of prose at the start."(Interview, The Paris Review, Issue 64, Winter 1975) - P.G. Wodehouse
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. - Victor Hugo
Don't forget to enjoy the winter, but never give up hopes for the spring. - Debasish Mridha
There's a certain slant of light,On winter afternoons,That oppresses, like the weightOf cathedral tunes. - Emily Dickinson
Even so, [...] in the silence after a winter storm has ceased to howl, in the soft whisper of a morning snowfall, in the way the moonlight sparkles over new-fallen snow, you can feel when she has been near by, ever searching. You can sense the presence of the Winter Child. - Cameron Dokey
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
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
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