Snow Sayings and Quotes

Nothing signals wintertime like snow covered streets and homes. While it may not be the easiest to drive in, it sure is beautiful. Grab a mug of hot cocoa and embrace winter wonderland season with the insightful, wise, and humorous snow quotes below.

Nature has no mercy at all. Nature says, 'I'm going to snow. If you have on a bikini and no snowshoes, that's tough. I am going to snow anyway.     

Maya Angelou

Snow brings a special quality with it, the power to stop life as you know it dead in its tracks. There is nothing you can do but give in to the moment at hand--what I call the Zen of snow.     

Nancy Hatch Woodward

Waking up to a blanket of snow is like a morning lullaby, a soft dreamlike state that is almost magical.     

Nancy Hatch Woodward

I like the cold weather. It means you get work done.     

Noam Chomsky

When you live in Texas, every single time you see snow it’s magical.     

Pamela Ribon

I love snow, snow, and all the forms of radiant frost.     

Percy Bysshe Shelley

The larger a man’s roof, the more snow it collects.     


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 dogs 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

The hard soil and four months of snow make the inhabitant of the northern temperate zone wiser and abler than his fellow who enjoys the fixed smile of the tropics.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunshine cannot bleach the snow, nor time unmake what poets know.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When men were all asleep the snow came flying, In large white flakes falling on the city brown, Stealthily and perpetually settling and loosely lying, Hushing the latest traffic of the drowsy town.     

Robert Bridges

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

Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

Outside, the sky was clear, stars gleaming in its ebony vastness like celestial fireflies. It was bitterly cold, and Hywel’s every breath trailed after him in pale puffs of smoke. The glazed snow crackled underfoot as he started towards the great hall.     

Sharon Kay Penman

Well, I know now. I know a little more how much a simple thing like a snowfall can mean to a person.     

Sylvia Plath

Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.     

Todd Stocker

When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.     


For the listener, who listens in the snow. And nothing himself, beholds Nothing that is not there and the nothing that is.     

Wallace Stevens

We build statues out of snow, and weep to see them melt.     

Walter Scott

Suppose we did our work like the snow, quietly, quietly, leaving nothing out.     

Wendell Berry

No Man's Land under snow is like the face of the moon, chaotic, crater-ridden, uninhabitable, awful, the abode of madness.     

Wilfred Owen

The hollowness was in his arms and the world was snowing.     

William Goldman

As a little snow, tumbled about, anon becomes a mountain.     

William Shakespeare

In any man who dies there dies with him his first snow and kiss and fight... Not people die but worlds die in them.     

Yevgeny Yevtushenko