Albert Camus 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. Like my father, I am a snow person. Swedes appreciate sunny weather a lot more than Aussies do. Crows called across the pewter afternoons. Thanks to Google Books I've been able to better check the accuracy on some of the older ones, as well as find several new quotes from years ago that have been forgotten until the modern digitalization of the books they called home. ~Montenegrin Proverb Drive my dead thoughts over the universe Like withered leaves to quicken a new birth! All of nature is stripped down to its bare bones. Some green she thinks so good for our eyes that, like blue, she never banishes it entirely from our eyes, but has created evergreens.
~John Burroughs, The Snow-Walkers, 1866 Nature looks dead in winter because her life is gathered into her heart. 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. ~Thomas Campion, The Third Booke of Ayres the soft twinkle of a snowflake hitting the ground; the silence of winter mornings. Indeed sometimes we get them all in the same day! Ada Louise Huxtable Writer Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. ~Ruth Stout It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. The sometimes oppressive heat of summer gives way to the crisp clear days of fall. I am ready for winter to be over.
~Andrew Wyeth The simplicity of winter has a deep moral. I am not particular, as people say, whether it be snow, or black frost, or wind so strong, that as Mr. ~Terri Guillemets Thus sometimes hath the brightest Day a Cloud; And after Summer, evermore succeeds Barren Winter, with his wrathful nipping Cold. Have a lovely winter day my friend. I imagine it is equally abundant in winter, and more equable and better tempered. In the depths of winter i finally learned there was in me an invincible summer. ~John Burroughs, The Snow-Walkers, 1866 Winter bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail.
Thanks to Mike Garofalo of gardendigest. Marche Blumenberg O, wind, if Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? ~Terri Guillemets In winter-time visions of Spring and Summer are conjured at will by poets. It is refreshing to the ear, and one delights to know that such wild creatures are among us. No matter how long the winter ; spring is sure to follow. 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.
~William Shakespeare, As You Like It In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold. William Browne Poet There is no season such delight can bring, As summer, autumn, winter and the spring. ~Robert Byrne 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. When the curtain falls on one piece at the theatre, the people are busy behind the scenes making arrangements for that which is to follow. Look for memories, practice gratitude, and spend time with your loved ones. . And because Summer is hot it brings sultriness and laziness to mind.
~Terri Guillemets Days of high temperature are almost disposable. Feel free to share them to you friends and acquaintances on and other social media sites. Spring blossoms from the sweat of Winter's brow. Learn to value the good, the bad, and the ugly. Quotes about winter time reflect our conflicted emotions about the season — for many people, winter is a time of great beauty and reflection, while for others the winter is a reminder of the dark side of human nature.
Vogel The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter; the fleshy, in summer. The emotions associated with Winter are coldness, emptiness, and loneliness. On the contrary, I put up a petition annually, for as much snow, hail, frost, or storm, of one kind or other, as the skies can possibly afford us. I searched on Google for my answer and found one article referring to the shedding of leaves by trees in India. Stanley Crawford I like these cold, gray winter days. The feeling associated with Fall is sadness because the ease of Summer is giving way to the harshness of Winter. ~Shirley Ann Grau Winter came down to our home one night Quietly pirouetting in on silvery-toed slippers of snow, And we, we were children once again.
~Helen Rose Anne Milman Crofton, My Kalendar of Country Delights, Prelude, 1903 There's a certain Slant of light, Winter afternoons — That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes — Heavenly Hurt, it gives us — We can find no scar, But internal difference, Where the Meanings, are. Hope and good cheer to all on this wintry side of our world! Pillars of pearl Propping the cliffs above, stalactites bright From the ice roof depending; and beneath, Grottoes and temples with their crystal spires And gleaming columns radiant in the sun. We give ourselves permission to be a little lazy. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to Literature, summer the tissues and blood. Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Facebook Winter is a difficult time.