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100 Short Winter Quotes for that Cold Weather Aesthetic


Winter is all about shorter days, frosty weather and staying warm. If you are looking for short winter quotes for Instagram you have found the right place. We have gathered all the best short quotes and sayings about winter into one place. There is something about winter that is so special. The crisp air, fresh snow, frosty trees, and snowball fights all make it very memorable.

Our Favorite Short Winter Quotes for Instagram

“Winter changes into stone the water of heaven and the heart of man.” — Victor Hugo

“To keep a warm heart in winter is the real victory.” — Marty Rubin

“In winter we behold the charms of solemn majesty and naked grandeur.” — James Ellis

Frosty tree with short winter quotes by James Ellis

“The winter is a slow time, but it’s not lifeless.” — Beth Botts

“Melancholy were the sounds on a winter’s night.” — Virginia Woolf

“Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.” — Paul Theroux

“I pray this winter be gentle and kind–a season of rest from the wheel of the mind.” — John Geddes

“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” — Victor Hugo

“By March, the worst of the winter would be over.” — Neil Gaiman

“We feel cold, but we don’t mind it, because we will not come to harm.” — Philip Pullman

“Winter forms our character and brings out our best.” — Tom Allen

“At the Winter Solstice, the wind is cold, trees are bare, and all lies in stillness beneath blankets of snow.” – Gary Zukav

Hiker in the snow with winter solstice quotes by Zukav

“It is growing cold. Winter is putting footsteps in the meadow.” — Roman Payne

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

“The snow is sparkling like a million little suns.” – Lama Willa Miller

“I think snow is so evocative and has such a powerful atmosphere.” – Kate Bush

“A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.” – Markus Zusak

“The snow did not even whisper its way to earth, but seemed to salt the night with silence.” — Dean Koontz

“Love is a snowflake for no two are ever the same.” ― Kamand Kojouri

Snowy trees with winter quotes short by Roman Payne

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.” — Anne Bradstreet

“It seems like everything sleeps in winter, but it’s really a time of renewal and reflection.” — Elizabeth Camden

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

“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” — William Blake

“There was a silver lining tucked into last weekend’s blizzard.” — Liz Krieger

Snowy trees and mountains with inspirational short quotes about winter by Liz Kreiger

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” — Hal Borland

“I write probably 80 percent of my stuff over the winter.” — Bob Seger

“Surrendering to the fact of winter is a relief: I am grateful for these lingering days of cold.” — Kelsi Turner

“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

Snowy trees with short winter love quotes by Taylor Swift

“Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.” — Pietro Aretino

“Winter is probably my favorite time of year.” — Laura Frankel

“Surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside.” — Thomas De Quincey

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

“I like the cold weather. It means you get work done.” — Noam Chomsky

“With every falling flake, a unique spark of interest falls from heaven.” – Percy Miller

“Sunshine cannot bleach the snow, Nor time unmake what poets know. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The first snow is like the first love.” – Lara Biyuts

Person walking on snowy path with a short snow quotes for Instagram that says the first snow is like the first love

“Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.” – Andy Goldsworthy

“The very fact of snow is such an amazement.” – Roger Ebert

“Surfing waves of water or clouds of powder snow is the best feeling on earth.” – Hannah Teter

“No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place.” – Zen proverb

Snow pile and snowy trees with short snowflake quotes for Instagram on top

“The wonder of a single snowflake outweighs the wisdom of a million meteorologists.” – Francis Bacon

“The snowflake never needs to feel responsible for the avalanche.” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

“Her touch was as soft as a snowflake falling onto my skin.” – Jennifer Estep

“I wish I could press snowflakes in a book like flowers.” – James Schuyler

“Breathin’ in snowflakes.” – Ed Sheeran

“Even the strongest blizzards start with a single snowflake.” – Sara Raasch

“They say that there can never be two snowflakes that are exactly alike, but has anyone checked lately?” – Terry Pratchett

Frozen lake with a funny snowflake quotes and sayings by Terry Pratchett

“Nothing is cheap and course, neither dew-drops nor snow-flakes.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Snowflakes are pretty patterns etched in water’s dreams.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“Each snowflake in an avalanche pleads not guilty.” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

“The most delightful advantage of being bald—one can hear snowflakes.” – R. G. Daniels

“Like snowflakes, the human pattern is never cast twice.” – Alice Childress

“Every snowflake is unique, yet they are each perfect.” – Donald L. Hicks

“Catching snowflakes on your tongue brings you back to childhood.” – Laynni Locke

Frosty window with a catching snowflakes quotes by Laynni Locke

“Every snowflake is special, until you need to make a snowball.” ― T.R. Darling

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Winter Letter Board Quotes, Snow Day Quotes, Short Snow Quotes, Snowflake Quotes, December Quotes, December Captions, Short December Quotes and Funny Winter Quotes.

Funny Short Quotes About Winter

“Frost grows on the window glass, forming whorl patterns of lovely translucent geometry.” — Vera Nazarian

“One kind word can warm three winter months. ” — Japanese Proverb

Frosty leaves with short winter quotes that is a Japanese Proverb

“See, Winter comes, to rule the varied year, Sullen and sad, with all his rising train; Vapors, and Clouds, and Storms.” — James Thomson

“Winter came in days that were gray and still.” — Mildred D. Taylor

“In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.” — Albert Camus

“You can’t get too much winter in winter.” – Robert Frost

Frosty trees with funny winter quotes by Robert Frost

“She stuck her head out and took a deep breath. If she could eat the cold air, she would.” — Sarah Addison Allen

“It’s New York, people. It’s winter. We get snow. If you aren’t prepared to deal with it, move to Miami.” — Kelley Armstrong

“No animal, according to the rules of animal-etiquette, is ever expected to do anything strenuous, or heroic, or even moderately active during the off-season of winter.” ― Kenneth Grahame

“What’s the point of complaining? We live in the north. Winter exists.” — Viki Mather

“Winter collapsed on us that year. It knelt, exhausted, and stayed.” — Emily Fridlund

“The problem with winter sports is that–follow me closely here–they generally take place in winter.” — Dave Barry

“The biggest problem with Winter is that it’s always yanking our chain.” — Jerry Nelson

“A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn’t mean in winter.” — Patricia Briggs

Snowy hills and dark sky with funny winter quotes for Instagram by Patricia Briggs

“To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring. ” — W.J. Vogel

“Before anyone starts in on how we have not had a winter, let me just say, ‘No one asked you.’” — Jerrie Whiteley

“Snowing is an attempt of God to make the dirty world look clean.” — Mehmet Murat ildan

“It snowed all week.” — Truman Capote

“Nothing burns like the cold.” — George R.R. Martin

Snowy trees with cute short quotes for winter by George R.R. Martin

“Thank goodness for the first snow.” — Candace Bushnell

“Winter is nature‘s sleep.” — H.S. Jacobs

“If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?” — Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration.” — Anamika Mishra

“Summer is for surrendering; winter is for wondering.” — Debasish Mridha

“Summer bodies are made in the winter.” — Krissy Turner

“Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation.” — Sinclair Lewis

“Winter is a time to slow.” — Kelsi Turner

Snowy trees with cute short winter quotes by Kelsi Turner

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

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

“A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.” — George R.R. Martin

Short Winter Sayings

Check out these short winter phrases and short winter sayings.

  • “I can’t get out of bed on days when the temperature is less than my age.”
  • “Winter is nature’s way of saying, ‘Up yours.’”
  • “I think the perfect gift to give anyone in the winter is a heated toilet seat.”
  • “Dear winter, stop being so romantic, I’m single here.”
Frosty trees at sunrise with funny winter sayings
  • “If there are ice cream trucks in the summer then why aren’t there Starbucks trucks in the winter?”
  • “If you need me, I’ll be inside until April.”
  • “Never take a job where winter winds can blow up your pants.”
  • “Every mile is two in winter.”
  • “Apologizing in advance for the things I say this winter.”
Path beside snowy trees with funny winter sayings
  • “Dear winter, I’m breaking up with you. I think it’s time I start seeing other seasons. Summer is hotter than you.”
  • “I’m staying in shape this winter by wearing enough layers to be constantly sweating.”
  • “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…somewhere else!”
  • “When it snows you have two choices. Shovel or snow angels.”
  • “Winter is like fall except you need five pairs of leggings instead of one.”
  • Hello winter! Be Good To Me!
  • Well, hello there winter
Hiker on snowy path with short welcome winter quotes and sayings
  • Hello winter. Please Be Awesome!
  • Keep Calm And Welcome Winter!
  • Goodbye fall. Hello winter

And there you have it! Our list of the best quotes and winter sayings. We hope you found one that spoke to you.

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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