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Quotations about Cold Weather

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Welcome to my page of quotations about cold weather, chilly, moist, or damp weather. The lower portion of the page is quotes about cold weather in “warm” seasons. Living in the desert, I've not had more than a few handfuls of truly cold weather experiences but I'm sure too much of it could get on one's nerves. Whether you love it or hate it — or both — I hope you enjoy the quotes!  See also:  Bad Weather, Frozen Words, Hot Weather, Autumn, Winter, Snow, First Snow, Weather Forecasting, Wind, Hot Cocoa, Soup & Stew, Christmas  —ღ Terri

It was that kind of a crazy afternoon, terrifically cold, and no sun out or anything, and you felt like you were disappearing every time you crossed a road. ~J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye, 1951

The cold warms me — after a different fashion from that of the kitchen stove. ~John Burroughs, "The Snow-Walkers," 1866

We feel cold, but we don't mind it, because we will not come to harm. And if we wrapped up against the cold, we wouldn't feel other things, like the bright tingle of the stars, or the music of the Aurora, or best of all the silky feeling of moonlight on our skin. It's worth being cold for that. ~Philip Pullman, Northern Lights, 1995

Days of high temperature are almost disposable. Time gets pureed in the swelter of it all. Cold-weather hours drags, days and nights become small epics. I welcome the bleakness! ~Henry Rollins, "Empowerment Through Libraries," LA Weekly, November 2013

A good way to remedy a cold morning is to have a warm heart. ~Keith Wynn, @Darxist_Marxist, 2017

October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy draughts that bit at exposed hands and faces. ~J. K. Rowling, "The Lion and the Serpent," Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2003

Coal lay in ledges under the ground since the Flood, until a laborer with pick and windlass brings it to the surface. We may well call it black diamonds. Every basket is power and civilization. For coal is a portable climate. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Wealth," Conduct of Life, 1860

When the weather is hot, keep a cool mind. When the weather is cold, keep a warm heart. ~Proverb

First cold-weather storm of the season
Yellow leaves flying off windy trees
Birds pecking out a last-minute snack
Sudden rain pelting shivering shrubs
~Terri Guillemets, "November storm," 2019

Washing your best clothes on Tuesday so they'll be almost completely dry for the weekend. ~Rob Temple, @SoVeryBritish, Very British Problems: Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a Time, 2013

Cold winter weather is snow laughing matter. ~Internet meme

Quotes about Cold Weather in Warm Months

I played as much golf as I could in North Dakota, but summer up there is pretty short. It usually falls on Tuesday. ~Mike Morley

The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. ~NOT Mark Twain but a variation of something said about England by British actor James Quin in the 1700s and quoted by Horace Walpole, later re-quoted in 1880 by Mark Twain  [For details, read this great article by Anchor Brewing historian Dave Burkhart. My favorite part: "If the mighty Quin lived in San Francisco today, of course, the British bon vivant would certainly have much to say about the arts, the food, the beer, and, no doubt, the weather. And perhaps he would give us this: 'The coldest beer you'll ever drink is a Summer in San Francisco!'" Quotes & beer, I'm in heaven! –tg]

He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put into vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw, inclement summers. ~Jonathan Swift

It was an ideal spring day, a light blue sky, flecked with little fleecy white clouds drifting across from west to east. The sun was shining very brightly, and yet there was an exhilarating nip in the air, which set an edge to a man's energy. ~Arthur Conan Doyle

Still occasionally mistaking brightness for warmth. ~Rob Temple, @SoVeryBritish, Very British Problems: Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a Time, 2013

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