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List of 65+ Great Winter Solstice Sayings 

The winter solstice, hibernal solstice also known as midwinter, occurs when one of the Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. It happens twice a year, once in each hemisphere. The winter solstice celebrates the longest hours of darkness or the rebirth of the sun. It astronomically marks the beginning of lengthening days and shortening nights. People celebrate it by singing and dancing.

  • “If winter comes, can spring be far behind?”
  • “I like these chilly, freezing, grey winter days. Days like these let you have an air of melancholy.”     
  • “In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.”
  • “As it somehow always manages before the winter solstice, but never after, the early darkness was exuberant and encouraging, even for those who had nothing.”
  • “The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren blackness that gives birth to a prolific future beyond imagination, a time of agony and removal of that process, something which is ecstatically unimaginable, like a monarch butterfly commandingly drawing out itself from the enclosings of its cocoon, bursting forth into unanticipated prestige.”
  • “Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it.”
  • “Winter bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail.”
  • “Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than splendidness.”

“Winter is not a season, it’s a festivity.”

“In a way, Winter is the real Spring – the time when the inner things happen, the revival of nature.”

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it affability.”

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”

“I celebrate the spirit of Christmas. It’s the winter solstice- it’s the time for celebration, rebirth and new probabilities.”

“Every mile is two in winter.”

“Winter is the time of promise because there is so little to do – or because you can now and then permit yourself the luxury of thinking so.”

“Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.”

“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, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?”

“A snow day literally and figuratively falls from the sky, unbidden, and seems like a thing of wonder.”

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for a home.”

“Welcome, winter. Your late dawns and chilled breath make me lazy, but I love you nonetheless.”

“Spring, summer, and fall fill us with hope; winter alone reminds us of the human condition.”

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”

“The Winter Solstice is the time of ending and a beginning, a powerful time – a time to contemplate your immortality. A time to forgive, to be forgiven, and to make a fresh start. A time to awaken.”

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

“Spring is on my head, but eternal winter is in my heart.”

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”

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

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

“May light increase in your heart, it’s endless blessings nourish and fill every day of your life with happiness. Happy Winter Solstice!”

“During winter solstice everything is calm and everything is bright.”

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

“I prefer winter and fall when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.”

“The heart can get really cold if all you’ve known is winter.”

“Perhaps I am a bear, or some hibernating animals underneath, for the instinct to be half asleep all winter is so strong in me.”

“The pine stays green in winter, wisdom in hardship.”

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

“Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery.”

“How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose if there were no winter in our year!”

“Even the strongest blizzards start with a single snowflake.”

“The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination.”

“My old grandmother always used to say, ‘Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.”

“Winter forms our character and brings out our best.”

“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.”

“Winter, a persevering season, is a time to accumulate golden moments, commence upon a nostalgic expedition and to savor every slothful hour.”

 Winter Solstice Sayings and Quotes 

“People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re contented.”

“Winter is the time for comfort – it is the time for home.”

“Even in winter, an outlying blotch of snow has a special quality.”

“There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you.In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself.”

“Don’t think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It’s quiet but the roots are down there riotous.”

“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.”

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