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110 Short and Inspirational Snowflake Quotes for that Unique Aeshetic


Watching snowflakes slowly drift down is one of my favorite winter things to do. We have scoured the internet for the best snowflake quotes including snowflake sayings that are inspirational, funny, short or perfect for that cold weather aesthetic. So whether you are heading out to catch a snowflake, watching snowflakes slowly drift down or dreaming of snowflakes you will find the perfect quotes here.

Just start scrolling to find the perfect quote.

Short Snowflake Quotes for Instagram

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

“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

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

“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

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

“Breathin’ in snowflakes.” – Ed Sheeran

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

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

“When there’s snow on the ground, I like to pretend I’m walking on clouds.” – Takayuki Ikkaku

Hiker on snowy trail with fun in the snow quotes by Ikkaku

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

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

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

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

“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

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

“I never eat November’s snowflakes, I always wait until December.” – Lucy

Snowy trees with cute quotes about snowflakes by Lucy

“Silently, like thoughts that come and go, the snowflakes fall, each one a gem.” – William Hamilton Gibson

“My life is a crystal teardrop. There are snowflakes falling in the teardrop and little figures trudging in slow motion.” – Joan Baez

“Love is like a snowflake, it can come to you in any shape or size, and from any direction.” – Jennifer LeBlanc

“Snow falling soundlessly in the middle of the night will always fill my heart with sweet clarity.” – Novala Takemoto

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, Short Winter Quotes and Funny Winter Quotes.

Inspirational Snowflake Quotes

“The universe is in the habit of making beauty. There are flowers and songs, snowflakes and smiles, acts of great courage, laughter between friends, a job well done, the smell of fresh baked bread. Beauty is everywhere.” – Matthew Fox

“I do not wonder at a snowflake, a shell, a summer landscape, or the glory of the stars; but at the necessity of beauty under which the universe lies.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Close up of snowflake and a snowflake quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Snow always inspires such awe in me. Just consider one tiny snowflake alone, so delicate, so fragile, so ethereal. And yet, let a billion of them come together through the majestic force of nature, they can screw up a whole city.” – Betty White

“They say that every snowflake is different. If that were true, how could the world go on? How could we ever get up off our knees? How could we ever recover from the wonder of it?” – Jeanette Winterson

“Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.” – Vesta M. Kelly

“A flame may love a snowflake, but they can never be together without each harming the other.” – Chris Colfer

“She was spirit and presence, as rare and brilliant as snowflakes in sunlight, and he could not bring himself to harm her.” – Shana Abe

“A snowflake is another beautifully ordered example of what simple, natural meteorological processes can produce.” – Lawrence M. Krauss

“Words have always swirled around me like snowflakes-each one delicate and different, each one melting untouched in my hands.” – Sharon M. Draper

“The first snow is like the first love. Do you remember your first snow? – Lara Biyuts

Snow at sunrise with snow love quotes from Lara Biyuts

“Whenever a snowflake leaves the sky, It turns and turns to say ‘Good-by! Good-by, dear clouds, so cool and gray!’ Then lightly travels on its way.” – Mary Mapes Dodge

“Every avalanche begins with the movement of a single snowflake, and my hope is to move a snowflake.” – Thomas Frey

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

“A snow day literally and figuratively falls from the sky, unbidden, and seems like a thing of wonder.” – Susan Orlean

“When I no longer thrill to the first snow of the season, I’ll know I’m growing old.” – Lady Bird Johnson

“We writers – we’re the snowflakes of the literary world. We each have our own shape.” – Alice Walker

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

Woman walking on snowy trail with a we are like snowflakes quotes by Alice Childress

“In life, no two days are the same for me. It’s like a snowflake.” – Bethenny Frankel

“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand – and melting like a snowflake.” – Francis Bacon

“Time- use it or lose it. Time, like a snowflake, disappears while we’re trying to decide what to do with it. The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time.” – Leo Kennedy

“Everyone of you has a health that is unique and totally different from everybody else. Completely! Because we… are all like snowflakes.” – Lewis Black

“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand… and melting like a snowflake. Let us use it before it is too late.” – Marie Beynon Lyons Ray

“No human being is the same; we are like snowflakes, none of us are the same but we are all COOL.” – Pharrell Williams

“Sadly, my socks are like snowflakes, no two are exactly alike.” – Graham Parker

“Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.” – Jeremiah Seed

These unique snowflake quotes are all about how each snowflake is different.

“Your kisses are snowflakes: each one is unique. They land on me, before they melt away and leave me cold.” – Joseph Gordon-Levitt

“We’re like snowflakes. Each of us is unique, but it’s still pretty hard to tell us apart.” – Tony Vigorito

Snow falling with a unique snowflake quotes by Vigarito

“The present never ages. Each moment is like a snowflake, unique, unspoiled, unrepeatable, and can be appreciated in its surprisingness.” – Gail Sheehy

“Didn’t I realize that each of us is a sacred, unique snowflake of special unique specialness?” – Chuck Palahniuk

“Lives are snowflakes – forming patterns we have seen before, as like one another as peas in a pod, but still unique.” – Neil Gaiman

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

“Please keep calling me a snowflake. I like being different than the next person. Every snowflake is unique.” – Ed Krassenstein

“The snowflake charm, be as unique as a snowflake: embrace all your dimensions.” – Viola Shipman

“It’s so fascinating to think about how each snowflake is completely individual – there are millions and millions of them, but each one is so unique.” – Kate Bush

“No two snowflakes are alike.” – Wilson Bentley

Sparkling snow with the no two snowflakes are alike quote

“Winter is the king of showmen, Turning tree stumps into snowmen And houses into birthday cakes And spreading sugar over lakes. Smooth and clean and frosty white, The world looks good enough to bite. That’s the season to be young, Catching snowflakes on your tongue. Snow is snowy when it’s snowing, I’m sorry it’s slushy when it’s going.” – Ogden Nash

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

Frosty window with a catching snowflakes quotes by Laynni Locke

“Drifting snowflakes brushed her face as light as lover’s kisses, and melted on her cheeks. At the center of the garden, beside the statue of the weeping woman that lay broken and half-buried on the ground, she turned her face up to the sky and closed her eyes. She could feel the snow on her lashes, taste it on her lips. It was the taste of Winterfell. The taste of innocence. The taste of dreams.” – George R. R. Martin

Funny Snowflake Quotes and Sayings

“No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
“You are not a special snowflake.” – Sophia Amoruso

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

“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

“Calvin: Today for show and tell, I’ve brought a tiny miracle of nature: a single snowflake! I think we might all learn a lesson from how this utterly unique and exquisite crystal turns into an ordinary, boring molecule of water just like every other one when you bring it into the classroom. And now, while the analogy sinks in, I will be leaving you drips and going outside…” – Bill Watterson

“Fine! You guys can all be beautiful snowflakes! I’m gonna go over here and be an awkward snowflake!” ― Robyn Schneider

“We are all shitty little snowflakes dancing in the universe.” – Lewis Black

“Snowflakes fascinate me… Millions of them falling gently to the ground… And they say that no two of them are alike! Each one completely different from all the others… The last of the rugged individualists!” – Charles M. Schulz

“You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You’re the same decaying organic matter as everything else.” – Chuck Palahniuk

“Let the storm rage on. The cold never bothered me anyway.” – Elsa from Frozen

Hiker on snowy trail with short funny quotes on snow by Elsa

“I was watching souls going down into the abyss as thick and fast as snowflakes falling in the winter mist.” – Benedict Joseph Labre

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

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

Snowflake Sayings

No one is sure who said these popular snowflake sayings first.

Snowflakes are snow angels blowing kisses from heaven.

Good friends are like snowflakes—all different and all beautiful.

A snowflake is winter’s butterfly.

Piles of snow with snowflake sayings on top

Remember our souls are like snowflakes, all different and beautiful.

Everything is magical when the snow is softly falling.

Snowflakes are kisses from heaven.

We are like snowflakes, all different in our beautiful way.

Advice from a snowflake: Keep your cool, take time to chill, Always sparkle, celebrate your uniqueness, know it’s OK to be a little flakey!

Grandchildren are like snowflakes, each wonderfully unique.

No snowflake ever fell in the wrong place.

“You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow.” – Amy Lowell

 “As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.” – William Shakespeare

“Every moment of life mattered. Even the perfect snowflake that alighted on his palm and melted in seconds.” – Kristen Britain

“Far above the snow clouds, the moon must have been bright and full. Its light bled through the storm, marking each flake with a silvery luster and pouring a pale, peachy glow onto the mountain.” – Shannon Hale

“Some people may harrumph and grumble, ‘Generation Snowflake!’, but what is the harm in trying to make an individual’s life less stressful through a single simple action?” ― Robin Ince

“I am not a snowflake. I am not a sweet, infantilising symbol of fragility and life. I am a strong, fierce, flawed adult woman. I plan to remain that way, in life and in death.” – Stella Young

Snowy landscape with quotes on snowflakes by Stella Young

“A snowflake is another beautifully ordered example of what simple, natural meteorological processes can produce. Stars form by gravity, collapsing into spherically ordered structures that can remain in this form only if they release tremendous heat energy into the environment.” – Lawrence M. Krauss

“The cause of the six-sided shape of a snowflake is none other than that of the ordered shapes of plants and of numerical constants; and since in them nothing occurs without supreme reason-not, to be sure, such as discursive reasoning discovers, but such as existed from the first in the Creators’s design and is preserved from that origin to this day in the wonderful nature of animal faculties, I do not believe that even in a snowflake this ordered pattern exists at random.” – Johannes Kepler

“Under the microscope, I found that snowflakes were miracles of beauty; and it seemed a shame that this beauty should not be seen and appreciated by others. Every crystal was a masterpiece of design and no one design was ever repeated., When a snowflake melted, that design was forever lost. Just that much beauty was gone, without leaving any record behind.” – Wilson Bentley

“I am not yours, nor lost in you, not lost, although I long to be. Lost as a candle lit at noon, lost as a snowflake in the sea. You love me, and I find you still a spirit beautiful and bright, yet I am I, who long to be lost as a light is lost in light.” – Sara Teasdale

“Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Snowflakes, leaves, humans, plants, raindrops, stars, molecules, microscopic entities all come in communities. The singular cannot in reality exist.” – Paula Gunn Allen

“Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes – every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.” – Orison Swett Marden

“In real life, couples bond and war over a million different things. The causes of divorce are like beautiful, unique snowflakes.” – Howard Mittelmark

“Hold fast to dreams, For when dreams go, Life is a barren field, Frozen with snow.” – Langston Hughes

“Don’t complain about the snow on your neighbor’s roof when your own doorstep is unclean.” – Confucius

Snowflake Captions

  • Be a special snowflake
  • Catching snowflakes
  • May your heart be as light as a snowflake
  • If kisses were snowflakes, I’d send you a blizzard
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  • We’re all like snowflakes—unique and one of a kind
  • Snowflake hair, don’t care
  • Slowly drifting snowflakes
  • These snowflakes are turning into a snowstorm

Well, that does it for our snowflake quotes. Hope you found the perfect quote for your next post.

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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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