"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, 28 November 1858 journal entryVS
I was just thinking, if it is really religion with these nudist colonies, they sure must turn atheists in the wintertime. ~Will RogersCUL
To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring. ~W.J. Vogelin Paul Dickson, comp., The Official Explanations, 1980
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
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
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
Hot coffee and cold winter mornings are two of the best soul mates who ever did find each other. ~Terri Guillemets
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. ~Author Unknown
Winter either bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail. ~Proverb
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, The Snow-Walkers
I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood. ~Bill Watterson
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.
Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories. ~From the movie An Affair to Remember
Winter is nature’s way of saying, "Up yours." ~Robert Byrne
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
One kind word can warm three winter months. ~Japanese Proverb