Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.
Author: Willa Cather (1876-1947)
Profession: American Author
January, month of empty pockets! Let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead.
Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)
Profession: French Author
Often in winter the end of the day is like the final metaphor in a poem celebrating death: there is no way out.
Author: Agustin Gomez-Arcos
O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?
Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Profession: British Poet
Many of the phenomena of Winter are suggestive of an inexpressible tenderness and fragile delicacy. We are accustomed to hear this king described as a rude and boisterous tyrant; but with the gentleness of a lover he adorns the tresses of Summer.
Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist