These 75 Snow Quotes Will Warm Your Heart

Each year, as we experience the winter season, there is one thing we can almost all agree on: Baby, it’s cold outside! Although temperatures are sometimes freezing (literally), there is still a lot of beauty and liveliness that comes from the frequent snowfalls that occur during this time. So, warm up with some sips of hot cocoa and enjoy these 75 best snow quotes!

Fortunately, snow can be enjoyed both inside and outside. For those of us who prefer to stay nice and toasty, sitting with a blanket and glancing out the window at a real-life snow globe feels almost other-worldly and magical. Add in a sweet treat and a book, and we're talking #staycationgoals! Then, for those who have sought after adventure (even if it’s beyond chilly), sledding, building snowmen (not to mention having playful snowball fights!), and ice-skating are just a few of the possibilities that present themselves when the ground is washed in white. Who needs to feel their fingers and toes if their hearts are filled to the brim with nostalgia and excitement?!

Whether you're feeling idyllic about the winter and looking for sweet sentiments about snowfalls, or trying to put together the picture-perfect Instagram caption for your documented day surrounded by snowflakes, we've got what you're looking for. You’ll likely end up singing “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow” as you read through these 75 quotes about snow and winter.

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75 Snow Quotes



1. "A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.” — Carl Reiner

2. "Christmas snow can never disappear completely. It sometimes goes away for almost a year at a time and takes the form of spring and summer rain. But you can bet your boots that when a good, jolly December wind kisses it, it will turn into Christmas snow all over again." — Santa Claus from Frosty the Snowman

3. "I love snow for the same reason I love Christmas: It brings people together while time stands still. Cozy couples lazily meandered the streets and children trudged sleds and chased snowballs. No one seemed to be in a rush to experience anything other than the glory of the day, with each other, whenever and however it happened.” — Rachel Cohn

4. "With luck, it might even snow for us.” — Haruki Murakami

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

6. "The light made the snowballs look yellow. Or at least I hoped that was the cause.” — Gary D. Schmidt

7. "I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, 'Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.'" — Lewis Carrol

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8. "Even the strongest blizzards start with a single snowflake.” — Sara Raasch

9. "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

10. "Snow flurries began to fall and they swirled around people's legs like house cats. It was magical, this snow globe world.” — Sarah Addison Allen

11. "With every falling flake, a unique spark of interest falls from heaven." — Percy Miller

12. "Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever." — George R.R. Martin

13. "The hard soil and four months of snow make the inhabitants of the northern temperate zone wiser and abler than his fellow who enjoys the fixed smile of the tropics." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. "Oh the weather outside is frightful,
but the fire is so delightful.
And since we’ve no place to go
Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!" — Sammy Cahn



15. "A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.” — Markus Zusak

16. "Are ye the ghosts of fallen leaves, O flakes of snow, For which, through naked trees, the winds A-mourning go?” John Banister Tabb

17. "Despite all I have seen and experienced, I still get the same simple thrill out of glimpsing a tiny patch of snow." — Edmund Hillary

18. "Nature is full of genius, full of divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand." — Henry David Thoreau

19. "A light snow touches her cheek like an angel’s butterfly kisses.” Imran Shaikh 

20. "Snow was falling,
so much like stars
filling the dark trees
that one could easily imagine
its reason for being was nothing more
than prettiness.” — Mary Oliver

21. "Ice is my life!" — Kristoff from Frozen

22. "Snowflakes are kisses from heaven." — Unknown

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23. "A wet autumn morning, a garbage truck clattering down the street. The first snowfall of the season, blossom sized flakes falling languidly and melting on the ground, a premature snow fall delicate as lace, rapidly melting." Joyce Carol Oates 

24. "January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow." — Sara Coleridge

25. "Even if you took it as cascading snowy mountains, it was not a cool snow-white. The cold of the snow and its warm colour made a kind of music.” Yasunari Kawabata 

26. "I remember being excited about seeing snow for the very first time.” Thi Bui 

27. "It's cold and cruel to begin with, but it's somehow beautiful, and you miss it when it's not there. And if you hold it in your hands close enough and long enough, it changes. It melts." — Bex-chan

28. "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 Burnside

29. "It takes a snowflake two hours to fall from cloud to earth. Can’t you just see its slow, peaceful decent?” Amy Krouse Rosenthal 



30. "I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person." — Sylvia Plath

31. "At the darkest time of year, Lord Yule laid down his beard of snow and cloak of frost and ice to illuminate the gloom.” Stewart Stafford

32. "Let the storm rage on. The cold never bothered me anyway." — Elsa from Frozen

33. "If snow melts down to water, does it still remember being snow?” — Jennifer McMahon

34. "'Snow in April is abominable,' said Anne. 'Like a slap in the face when you expected a kiss.'” — L.M. Montgomery

35. "The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different." — J.B. Priestley

36. "Snow is…a beautiful reminder of life and all its quirks. It makes me pause. Think. Stay still. Even my mind takes the hint. It makes me feel giddy. Like a kid." R.B. O’Brien 

37. "Is it snowing where you are? All the world that I see from my tower is draped in white and the flakes are coming down as big as pop-corns." — Jean Webster

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38. "Snow brings a special quality with it—the power to stop life as you know it dead in its tracks.” — Nancy Hatch Woodward

39. "The sky was clear, the stars hung high overhead, and the moon was just a sliver, rather than a full moon, so that it proved to be significantly dark out. However, the coating of snow upon the ground looked bright in the moonlight.” Danielle Renee Wallace

40. "It is snow to be shoveled, to make driving even worse than usual, snow to be joked about and cursed at, but unless the child in you is entirely dead, it is snow, too, that can make the heart beat faster when it catches you by surprise that way, before your defenses are up. It is snow that can awaken memories of things more wonderful than anything you ever knew or dreamed." — Frederick Buechner

41. "…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

42. "The snow fell as softly as a poet’s tears.” Kevin Ansbro 

43. "Nothing is as tedious as the limping days, when snowdrifts yearly cover all the ways." — Charles Baudelaire

44. "You should see my corgis at sunset in the snow. It’s their finest hour. About five o’clock they glow like copper. Then they come in and lie in front of the fire like a string of sausages.” — Tasha Tudor



45. "When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels." — Unknown

46. "Snowflakes are pretty patterns etched in water’s dreams.” Anthony T. Hincks 

47. "Lights from across the bay twinkled in the night and Christmas carols played softly in the background. She wished for snow to fall to add to the season.” Sharon Brubaker 

48. "The snow was too light to stay, the ground too warm to keep it. And the strange spring snow fell only in that golden moment of dawn, the turning of the page between night and day.” — Shannon Hale

49. "In my heart is a Christmas tree farm
There's a light in the barn
We'd run inside out from the cold
In the town, kids are dreaming of sleighs
And they're warm and they're safe
They wake to see a blanket of snow." — Taylor Swift

50. "To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” — Aristotle

51. "For winter was coming. The days were shorter, and frost crawled up the window panes at night. Soon the snow would come. Then the log house would be almost buried in snowdrifts, and the lake and the stream would freeze.” Laura Ingalls Wilder 

52. "The snow began to fall again, drifting against the windows, politely begging entrance and then falling with disappointment to the ground.” — Jamie McGuire

53. "It snowed all week. Wheels and footsteps moved soundlessly on the street, as if the business of living continued secretly behind a pale but impenetrable curtain. In the falling quiet there was no sky or earth, only snow lifting in the wind, frosting the window glass, chilling the rooms, deadening and hushing the city." — Truman Capote

54. "Do you want to build a snowman?" — Anna from Frozen

55. "The very fact of snow is such an amazement." — Roger Ebert

56. "Snow is the truth only when it’s snowing.” Marty Rubin

57. "A snow day literally and figuratively falls from the sky—unbidden—and seems like a thing of wonder." — Susan Orlean

58. "It is growing cold. Winter is putting footsteps in the meadow. What whiteness boasts that sun that comes into this wood! One would say milk-colored maidens are dancing on the petals of orchids. How coldly burns our sun! One would say its rays of light are shards of snow, one imagines the sun lives upon a snow crested peak on this day. One would say she is a woman who wears a gown of winter frost that blinds the eyes. Helplessness has weakened me. Wandering has wearied my legs.” Roman Payne

59. "In the winter, the snow had become glittery fairy dust that had given all the creatures of the meadow warm clothes and a fire to help them endure the winter.” Carla Reighard 



60. "Thank goodness for the first snow, it was a reminder--no matter how old you became and how much you'd seen, things could still be new if you were willing to believe they still mattered.” — Candace Bushnell

61. "Some people spend their entire lives seeing the snow without ever seeing the magic in the existence of one snowflake.”Emily Littlejohn 

62. "Whenever she turned her steep focus to me, I felt the warmth that flowers must feel when they bloom through the snow, under the first concentrated rays of the sun.” — Janet Finch

63. "Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood." — Andy Goldsworthy

64. "The snow falls soft and unfathomable, drawing the world down to a whitened hush, forcing us (as few things do) to pause long enough to take stock of everything that we miss in our crazed pursuit to gain everything that we can.” Craig D. Lounsbrough 

65. "It was the kind of snow that brought children running out their doors, made them turn their faces skyward, and spin in circles with their arms outstretched.” — Eowyn Ivey 

66. "...I am staring at the view out of the window, which is like a giant snow globe. Someone has shaken my world and I’m watching as it rearranges itself.” Mae Leveson

67. "The first snow is like the first love. Do you remember your first snow?" — Lara Biyuts

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68. "Snow always makes me think of ice cream. Glaciers look like where it’s dribbled.” Jane Wilson-Howarth

69. "I've gotta get home (But baby you'd freeze out there)
Say lend me a comb (It's up to your knees out there.)" — Frank Loesser

70. "The snow was endless, a heavy blanket on the outdoors; it had a way about it. A beauty. But I knew that, like many things, beauty could be deceiving.” — Cambria Hebert

71. "Silently, like thoughts that come and go, the snowflakes fall, each one a gem." — William Hamilton Gibson

72. "Snow. As ever the silent snow. It hems you in, lifts your spirit, and as you soar awhile it lets you down for being the meaningless ashen powder that it is.” — André Aciman 

73. "My breath came out in a fog and rose into the milky sky. Snow fell on my eyelashes, and all of Brooklyn turned white, a world in a globe. Every snowflake that I caught was a miracle unlike any other.” Alice Hoffman 

74. "The snow is sparkling like a million little suns." — Lama Willa

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

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