Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Snow Quotes

-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Snow has brought so many of us beautiful moments both in childhood and adulthood. Enjoy these and see what memories they bring on!

When I no longer thrill to the first snow of the season, I'll know I'm growing old.
-Lady Bird Johnson
This is a personal favorite of mine. I watched these every year as a child and now with my own children!

The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?

-J. B. (John Boynton) Priestley
Have you seen but a bright lily grow,
Before rude hands have touched it?
Have you marked but the fall o' the snow
Before the soil hath smutched it?
...O so white! O so soft! O so sweet is she!
-Ben Johnson

Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
-Vladimir Nabokov

And the poorest twig on the elm-tree
was ridged inch deep with pearl.
-James Russell Lowell

Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.

No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
-Stanislaw Lec

Snowmen fall from heaven... unassembled.

A snowflake is one of God's most fragile creations, but look what they can do when they stick together!

Where does the white go when the snow melts?
-Author Unknown

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
-Carl Reiner

Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality.
-Andy Goldsworthy

Out of the bosom of the Air, Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken, Over the woodlands brown and bare, Over the harvest-fields forsaken, Silent, and soft, and slow Descends the snow.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery.
-Bill Watterson

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
-Mae West

Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
-Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There’s one good thing about snow, it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbor’s.
-Clyde Moore

I love snow, snow, and all the forms of radiant frost.
-P B Shelley

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
-Lao Tzu

There is nothing in the world more beautiful than the forest clothed to its very hollows in snow. It is the still ecstasy of nature, wherein every spray, every blade of grass, every spire of reed, every intricacy of twig, is clad with radiance.”
-William Sharp

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.
-Joseph Wood Krutch

Minneapolis has two seasons: Road Removal and Snow Repair.
-Steven Brust

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

It’s a pity one can’t imagine what one can’t compare to anything. Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
-Vladimir Nabokov

When snow falls, nature listens.
-Antoinette van Kleeff

Sunshine cannot bleach the snow, Nor time unmake what poets know
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Snowflakes are kisses from heaven.
-Author Unknown

Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.
-Kin Hubbard

Oh! the snow, the beautiful snow, Filling the sky and earth below, Over the housetops, over the street, Over the heads of the people you meet. Dancing, Flirting, Skimming along.
-Joseph Warren Watson

The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.
-Margaret Atwood

Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough.
-Earl Wilson

Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it’s set a rolling it must increase.
-Charles Caleb Colton


  1. These Quotes are really are beautiful as the Snow they are talking about. These words made me the African who started to dream about snow.

  2. Thanks for your beautiful comment! May we all become that African in our lives!