Winter Wonders

Winter Wonders
14 Nov
9:13

By A.B

 

People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.

– Rogers Hornsby

 

The spring, summer, is quite a hectic time for people in their lives, but then it comes to autumn, and to winter, and you can’t but help think back to the year that was, and then hopefully looking forward to the year that is approaching.

– Enya

 

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

– Andy Goldsworthy

 

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.

– Anton Chekhov

 

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

 

We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring or the fall or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the universe that we cannot refuse. But we can choose what we will contribute to life when each arrives.

– Gary Zukav

 

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

– Victor Hugo

 

Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.

– Elizabeth Bowen

 

Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation.

– Sinclair Lewis

 

Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.

– Paul Theroux

 

I think the Winter Olympics are definitely on a smaller scale than the summer games, but with the inclusion of cool new sports like slope style skiing and snowboarding, it is going to breathe new life into them and attract a whole new crowd.

– Nick Goepper

 

In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.

– Henry Rollins

 

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape. Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn’t show.

– Andrew Wyeth

 

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

 

I’m telling you, until I shaved my head, I never realized how much heat is lost through the top of the head. I walk out in winter and it feels like I have an ice pack on my head. Unbelievable.

– Bryan Cranston

 

You can’t get too much winter in the winter.

– Robert Frost

 

Winter is nature’s way of saying, ‘Up yours.’

– Robert Byrne

 

I love summertime more than anything else in the world. That is the only thing that gets me through the winter, knowing that summer is going to be there.

– Jack McBrayer

 

We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces.

– Richard Le Gallienne

 

In winter I go skiing on Saturdays and Sundays when the slopes are quieter due to changeover day for tourists, and in summer I hike up into the mountains at sunset, just as the village is settling down to dinner.

– Vanessa Mae

 

While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.

– Tom Allen

 

The combination of olive oil, garlic and lemon juice lifts the spirits in winter.

– Yotam Ottolenghi

 

When I’m drawing, I’m drawing with the light, being completely open and creative. I can’t draw in the evening. I need light and I need warmth if it is a summer thing, and I need cold if it is a winter collection. The good thing is that I have houses to go to whenever I’m working. I draw according to the place.

– Christian Louboutin

 

Usually the thing that signifies that I’m done with the winter and all that is that I start skateboarding.

– Shaun White

 

I think there’s something charming about incorporating summer clothes into winter, like pairing a summery skirt with a massive sweater. I’m also really into layering during the winter!

– Debby Ryan

 

Winter makes a bridge between one year and another and, in this case, one century and the next.

– Andy Goldsworthy

 

Write about winter in the summer.

– Annie Dillard

 

Winter is my favourite season.

– Erin O’Connor

 

One of the best gifts you can give to an animal is a donation of a blanket to your local animal shelter during the winter months.

– Carrie Ann Inaba

 

Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it.

– Richard Adams

 

When I grew up there wasn’t air-conditioning or anything of that nature, and this old car had a wall thickness of about ten inches. So we had a little warmer house in the winter and a little cooler in the summer.

– Merle Haggard

 

I lead a very active lifestyle. When I am not working, I enjoy snowboarding in winter. I golf and swim in the summer months. However, trying to find the time to exercise when I am traveling is quite a challenge. I find myself working out at hotel gyms quite regularly – just so that I can keep up with my training.

– Lee Byung-hun

 

The natural sweetness of leeks, with their soft, oniony aroma, makes them the perfect winter comfort food.

– Yotam Ottolenghi

 

I love cookies baking. During the winter, they have these candles that smell like cookies, and I always buy like a hundred of them.

– Jared Padalecki

 

I have never seen snow and do not know what winter means.

– Duke Kahanamoku

 

Winter lingered so long in the lap of Spring that it occasioned a great deal of talk.

– Bill Nye

 

I love cheeseburgers and chocolate – milk, not dark, and hot chocolate with marshmallows in the winter!

– Nina Dobrev

 

I’ve never gotten used to winter and never will.

– Jamaica Kincaid

 

In summer winter rain or sun, it’s good to be on horseback.

– Mike Oldfield

 

I love hats and winter is the perfect time for them. I love winter time fashion.

– Rebecca Ferguson

 

I’m working seven days a week in the fall. I couldn’t possibly keep that up. This is only for the fall. In the last couple of years I’ve tended to do most of my serious writing in the winter, when there’s nothing going on with football.

– Gregg Easterbrook

 

Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.

– Alexandra Guarnaschelli

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