You may be having your reasons for loving or loathing winters; that's not what we are going to discuss. We'll just give a dekko at an interesting collection of quotes on "Winter" and muse over them.
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
Take winter as you find him, and he turns out to be a thoroughly honest fellow; with no nonsense in him, which is a great comfort in the long-run.
-- James Russell Lowell
Goodness, Time's rude hand defies,
And winter lives when beauty dies.
-- Henry Kirke White
Winter, which strips the leaves from around us, makes us see the distant regions they formerly concealed; so does old age nob us of our enjoyments, only to enlarge the prospect of eternity before us.
After winter spring will come.
-- Hans Andersen
Never are voices so beautiful as on a winter's evening, when dusk almost hides the body, and they seem to issue from nothingness with a note of intimacy seldom heard by day.
-- Virginia Woolf
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
-- Victor Hugo
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
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
-- Albert Camus
One kind word can warm three winter months.
-- Japanese proverb
Spring, summer, and fall fill us with hope; winter alone reminds us of the human condition.
- Mignon McLaughlin
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
For the unlearned, old age is winter; for the learned it is the season of the harvest.
-- The Talmud
Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories.
-- From the movie An Affair to Remember
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.
-- Soren Kierkegaar
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.
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
I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood.
-- Bill Watterson
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