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Best Short Winter Quotes for 2023

Winter is all about shorter days, frosty weather and staying warm. If you are looking for short winter quotes you have found the right place. We have gathered all the best short quotes about winter into one place including funny short quotes about winter, cute short quotes for winter, inspirational short winter quotes, short love winter quotes, short welcome winter quotes and sayings, and quotes about snow, snowflakes, December, January, February and short winter captions.

There is something about winter that is so special. The crisp air, fresh snow, frosty trees, and snowball fights all make it very memorable.

We have paired our favorite short quotes on winter with our favorite winter photos.

If you like short quotes check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Short Quotes About Life, Short Positive Quotes, Short Deep Quotes, Funny Short Quotes, Short Cute Quotes, Short Friendship Quotes, Short Quotes About Change, Short Travel Quotes and Best Short Quotes.

You might also like our list of Winter Solstice Quotes.

Scroll on through or jump ahead to find your favorite short winter quote.

Short Winter Quotes

Here are our favorite short winter quotes.

“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

“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

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” — Charles Dickens

“Winter is the time of sacred balance and rejuvenation of life in preparation for the coming spring.” — Noelle Vignola

“In spring we are on Earth; in summer we are on Earth; in autumn we are on Earth, but in winter we are in another planet; winter is another planet!” — Mehmet Murat ildan

“You think of outside your room, of the streets of the town, the lonely little squares over by the station, of those winter Saturdays all alike.” — Marguerite Duras

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

Snowy trees with winter quotes short by Roman Payne

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

Short Cold Winter Quotes

Check out these short cold winter quotes.

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

“At this season of the year, darkness is a more insistent thing than cold. The days are short as any dream.” — E.B. White

“There is an instinctive withdrawal for the sake of preservation, a closure that assumes the order of completion. Winter is a season unto itself.” — Haruki Murakami

“Winter’s notion of poetry is tragedy. It knows nothing of comedy. Its laughter was frozen on its lips long ago.” — William A. Quayle

“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 winter the sun typically comes out less then in the summer months and it can have a major impact on our moods and motivation.” — Emily Durbin

“It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it. ” — John Burroughs

“It’s so hard to think in winter. The world seems confined in the space of your heart; you can’t see beyond yourself.” — Patricia A. McKillip

Funny Short Quotes About Winter

Sometimes winter requires a sense of humor. These funny short quotes about winter will put a smile on your face. You might like our list of Funny Winter Quotes.

“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

“Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught.” — Sydney J. Harris

“Because the birdsong might be pretty, But it’s not for you they sing, And if you think my winter is too cold, You don’t deserve my spring.” — Erin Hanson

“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

Cute Short Quotes for Winter

You will love these cute short quotes for winter. Check out our list of Short Cute Quotes if you like these.

“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

“Winter is a glorious spectacle of glittering fractals complete with a soundscape and atmosphere entirely its own.” — Anders Swanson

“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

“He found a place where he was not only content but, despite suffering mightily in winter, was filled with a sense of joy and fulfillment.” — Simon Worrall

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

“There’s just something beautiful about walking on snow that nobody else has walked on. It makes you believe you’re special.” — Carol Rifka Brunt

“That’s what winter is: an exercise in remembering how to still yourself then how to come pliantly back to life again.” — Ali Smith

“Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.” — Alexandra Guarnaschelli

“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

“It was a black and white day of frost, which crawled along the dark trees and outlined twig and branch.” — Robert S. Hichens

“All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost.” — J.R.R. Tolkien

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

Inspirational Short Winter Quotes

Check out these inspirational short winter quotes. If you like inspirational quotes check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Inspirational Morning Quotes, Inspirational Quotes for Today, Funny Inspirational Quotes and Inspirational Quotes for Work.

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

“Ice is most welcome in a cold drink on a hot day. But in the heart of winter, you want a warm hot mug with your favorite soothing brew to keep the chill away.” — Vera Nazarian

“How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose, if there were no winter in our year!” — Thomas Wentworth Higginson

“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

“One need never be dull as long as one has friends to help, gardens to enjoy and books in the long winter evenings.” — D.E. Stevenson

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

“Summer is the time for squabbles. In winter, we must protect one another, keep each other warm, share our strengths.” — George R.R. Martin

“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

“The pale, cold light of the winter sunset did not beautify – it was like the light of truth itself.” — Willa Cather

“The weeks will grow progressively warmer, the grass will green, and spring will come. These tales of winter will fade quickly.” — Irwin Kraus

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

“These northern-tier countries are populated by a bunch of generally happy people who not only tolerate winter but have come up with strategies for embracing it.” — Stefanie Pettit

“But only a person in the depths of despair neglected to look beyond winter to the spring that inevitably followed, bringing back color and life and hope.” — Mary Balogh

Short Love Winter Quotes

These short Love Winter quotes are all about appreciating the season. If you like love quotes you could also check out our list of Short Love Quotes.

“Welcome, winter. Your late dawns and chilled breath make me lazy, but I love you nonetheless. ” — Terri Guillemets

“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

“When I was young, I loved summer and hated winter. When I got older I loved winter and hated summer. Now that I’m even older, and wiser, I hate both summer and winter.” — Jarod Kintz

“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

Short Snow Quotes

These are our favorites from our list of Funny Snow Quotes and Snow Captions. And you should check out our list of Perfect Snow Day Quotes.

“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

“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

“My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.” — George R.R. Martin

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

Short Snowflake Quotes

If you like these short snowflake quotes check out our list of Best Snowflake Quotes.

“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

“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

Short December, January and February Quotes on Winter

We also have specific lists for December Quotes, January Quotes, and February Quotes for those cold winter months.

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

Snowy trees with short cute quotes about snowflakes by Lucy

“The cold is coming. December’s winter solstice. Start of the season.” – Robert Pettit

“December’s wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer’s memory.” – John Geddes

“It is deep January. The sky is hard. The stalks are firmly rooted in ice.”- Wallace Stevens

“If we make it through December, everything’s gonna be alright I know; it’s the coldest time of winter and I shiver when I see the falling snow.” – Merle Haggard

“The cold is coming. December’s winter solstice. Start of the season.” – Robert Pettit

“December’s wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer’s memory.” – John Geddes

“January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow.”- Sara Coleridge

Frosty bushes with short January Quotes by Sara Coleridge

“On the wind in February, snowflakes float still. Half inclined to turn to rain, nipping, dripping, chill.” – Christina Georgina Rossetti

“Late February days; and now, at last, Might you have thought that winter’s woe was past. So fair the sky was and so soft the air.” – William Morris

“In February there is everything to hope for and nothing to regret.” – Patience Strong

“February, a form pale-vestured, wildly fair. One of the North Wind’s daughters with icicles in her hair.” – Edgar Fawcett

“December has the clarity, the simplicity, and the silence you need for the best FRESH START of your life.” — Vivian White

Short Winter Phrases

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.”

Short Welcome Winter Quotes and Sayings

Check out these short Welcome Winter quotes and sayings to welcome this chilly but beautiful season.

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.

“Winter is a season that often overstays its welcome.” — Jerry Nelson

“‘Welcome to winter,’ one said. ‘When fifty percent of drivers should have their licenses temporarily suspended.’” — Kelley Armstrong

Short Winter Captions

Here are some short winter captions from our list of Perfect Winter Captions and Funny Winter Captions.

Freeze the day

Winter landscape

The snuggle is real

Just chilling

Person sliding across a frozen lake with a short winter captions that says just chilling

Home sleet home

Let’s get frosty

Freezing cold

Golden snowflakes

Have an ice day

Hot chocolate weather

Snow piles, trees and mountain with a winter Instagram captions that reads hot chocolate weather

Sweater weather

Hello winter

Sleigh all day

Winter fest

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

Of course, the best parts of winter are Christmas and New Years! Chekc out our lists of Short Christmas QuotesFunny Christmas QuotesCute Christmas QuotesChristmas Tree QuotesChristmas captionsfunny Christmas captionsCute Christmas Captions and Christmas tree captions to get you in a Christmas-y kind of mood. Or go through our Short New Year’s QuotesDecember Quotes and January Quotes when you are ready to ring in the new year!

And if you like quotes about the seasons you should check out our Short Summer Quotes, Short Fall Quotes and Short Spring Quotes.

Let us know in the comments below if we missed any funny caption for winter that should be added.

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