125 Melting Snow Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of melting snow quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about ice and snow.

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The Most Famous Melting Snow Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood. — Andy Goldsworthy

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water. — Carl Reiner

Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself. — Rumi

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Minneapolis has two seasons: Road Removal and Snow Repair. — Steven Brust

The snow doesn't give a soft white damn whom it touches. — E. E. cummings

It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea. — Dylan Thomas

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only. — Joseph Wood Krutch

When I no longer thrill to the first snow of the season, I'll know I'm growing old. — Lady Bird Johnson

Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery. — Bill Watterson

Snow endures but for a season, and joy comes with the morning. — Marcus Aurelius

Short Melting Snow Quotes

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  • If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished? — Rumi
  • Advice is like snow--the softer it falls, the deeper it goes. — Croft M. Pentz
  • before the gate -- my walking stick's made a river of melting snow — Kobayashi Issa
  • Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are. — Dorothy Parker
  • Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white-then melts for ever . . . — Robert Burns
  • We build statues out of snow, and weep to see them melt. — Walter Scott
  • Streams of melting snow. — Kiersten White
  • Pleasures don't last like the snow falls in the river, a moment white - then melts for ever. — Minette Walters
  • If snow melts down to water, does it still remember being snow? — Jennifer McMahon
  • And the might of the Gentile, unsmote by the sword,Hath melted like snow in the glance of the Lord! — Lord Byron

Melting Snow Image Quotes

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Melting snow quote by Rumi

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished? — Rumi

Melting snow quote Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.
Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.

Melting Ice Quotes

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Our life is like a block of ice which is melting away every moment. Before it spends itself, devote it to the service of others. Education in Human Values is designed to prepare everyone for this life of dedicated service. — Sathya Sai Baba

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. — Albert Schweitzer

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I have a need to be all on fire, for I have mountains of ice about me to melt. — William Lloyd Garrison

Melting snow quote Be like melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.
Be like melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.

I worked in a health food store once. A guy asked me, 'If I melt dry ice, can I take a bath without getting wet? — Steven Wright

O my soul, what are you doing? Are you not aware that God sees you always? You can never hide yourself from His sight. O Father, have pity on us because we are blind and in darkness. Drive out the darkness and give me light. Melt the ice of my self-love and kindle in me the fire of Your charity. — St. Catherine of Siena

Complaining about not achieving success despite working hard is like complaining about an ice cube not melting when you heated it from twenty-five to thirty-one degrees. Your work was not wasted; it is just being stored. All the action happens at thirty-two degrees. — James Clear

All the books of the world full of thoughts and poems are nothing in comparison to a minute of sobbing, when feeling surges in waves, the soul feels itself profoundly and finds itself. Tears are the melting ice of snow. All angels are close to the crying person. — Hermann Hesse

Life on this earth first emerged from the sea. As the polar ice melts and sea level rises, we humans find ourselves facing the prospect that once again we may quite literally become ocean. — John Luther Adams

[A]s previous studies have concluded, the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets are probably thickening rather than melting. — Myron Ebell

When it's cold, water freezes into ice; when it's warm, ice melts into water. Similarly, when you are confused, essence freezes into mind; when you are enlightened, mind melts into essence. — Muso Soseki

Ice And Snow Quotes

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I seemed to vow to myself that some day I would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till I came to one of the poles of the earth, the end of the axis upon which this great round ball turns. — Ernest Shackleton

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The only time a man can be brave is when he is afraid. — George R. R. Martin

My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer and I have my mind...and a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That's why I read so much Jon Snow. — George R. R. Martin

When I was a child and the snow fell, my mother always rushed to the kitchen and made snow ice cream and divinity fudge-egg whites, sugar and pecans, mostly. It was a lark then and I always associate divinity fudge with snowstorms. — Eudora Welty

The road conditions are so variable here, there is ice, snow and everything in between. But a podium finish is a definite possibility if we stay smooth and adjust to the slippery conditions. — Ken Block

When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives. — George R. R. Martin

You know nothing, Jon Snow — George R. R. Martin

It'll work, if God, wind, leads, ice, snow, and all the hells of this damned frozen land are willing. — Matthew Henson

When the wires are all down and your heart is covered with the snows of pessimism and the ice of cynicism, then, and only then, have you grown old. — Samuel Ullman

News networks giving a greater voice to viewers because the social web is so popular are like a chef on the Titanic who, seeing the looming iceberg and fleeing customers, figures ice is the future and starts making snow cones. — Randall Munroe

Rain And Snow Quotes

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Let the rain sing you a lullaby. — Langston Hughes

A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods. — Rachel Carson

The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it. — Patrick Young

A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things. — George R. R. Martin

Learn how to read the love letters sent by the wind and rain, the snow and moon. — Ikkyu

Good timber does not grow with ease: The stronger wind, the stronger trees; The further sky, the greater length; The more the storm, the more the strength. By sun and cold, by rain and snow, In trees and men good timbers grow. — Douglas Malloch

Hardships are quickly forgotten. Intense heat, bitter cold, rain and snow, fatigue,and luckless hunting fade quickly into memories of great fellowship, thoughts of beautiful country, pleasant camps, and happy campfires. — Fred Bear

If you no longer live, if you my beloved, my love, if you have died, all the leaves will fall in my breast, it will rain in my soul night and day, the snow will burn my heart, I shall walk with frost and fire and death and snow, my feet will want to walk to where you are sleeping, but I shall live — Pablo Neruda

I think when you’re young you should be a lot with yourself and your sufferings. Then one day you get out where the sun shines and the rain rains and the snow snows and it all comes together. — Diana Vreeland

External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that blew was bitterer than he, no falling snow was more intent upon its purpose, no pelting rain less open to entreaty. — Charles Dickens

First Snow Quotes

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It snowed all day long, fortunately it didn't stay on the road. It was very, very cold today. Fortunately, the wind was at my back. The terrain was rolly but not big hills. The first miles were like usual tough, but I felt quite good from there till the end of 10 miles. — Terry Fox

This work somehow awakened my dormant powers of will and I began to practice self-control. At first my resolutions faded like snow in April, but in a little while I conquered my weakness and felt a pleasure I never knew before - that of doing as I willed. — Nikola Tesla

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? — J. B. Priestley

When you fall in love with a work of art, you’d die to meet the artist. I am a student of the galleries of Pacific sunsets, full moon rises on the ocean, the clouds from an airplane, autumn forests in Raleigh, first fallen snows. And I’m dying to meet the artist. — Yasmin Mogahed

Only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself. — Ruth Stout

When I was a kid, my favourite time of the year when I was child was that magical first snowfall. I'd yell Yippee! Snow! and run up to the front door and shout You know the deal... You have to let me in now. — Emo Philips

I am younger each year at the first snow. When I see it, suddenly, in the air, all little and white and moving; then I am in love again and very young and I believe everything. — Anne Sexton

The snow had begun in the gloaming, and busily all the night had been heaping field and highway with a silence deep and white. — James Russell Lowell

All things with which we deal preach to us. What is a farm but a mute gospel? The chaff and the wheat, weeds and plants, blight, rain, insects, sun,--it is a sacred emblem from the first furrow of spring to the last stack which the snow of winter overtakes in the fields. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

I hear the sounds of melting snow outside my window every night and with the first faint scent of spring, I remember life exists — John J. Geddes

Snowstorm Quotes

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There's always another storm. It's the way the world works. Snowstorms, rainstorms, windstorms, sandstorms, and firestorms. Some are fierce and others are small. You have to deal with each one separately, but you need to keep an eye on whats brewing for tomorrow. — Maria V. Snyder

Acting is like a snowstorm or perhaps a large empty vacuum. I`m not deluded by the fact that I'm getting all these offers for work, I'm very happy about it, but I know also that there is the other side and who knows, next year, they may not offer me anything. You never know. — Christopher Lee

When I was a child... I was watching a snowstorm, and hopefully asked, 'Momma, do we believe in winter?' — Philip Roth

A student undergoing a word association test was asked why a snowstorm put him in mind of sex. He replied frankly: "Because everything does." — Honor Tracy

Winter came and the city [Chicago] turned monochrome -- black trees against gray sky above white earth. Night now fell in midafternoon, especially when the snowstorms rolled in, boundless prairie storms that set the sky close to the ground, the city lights reflected against the clouds — Barack Obama

If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps. — James Thurber

Few things are as democratic as a snowstorm. — Bernard Williams

For many years I was a self-appointed inspector of snowstorms and rainstorms and did my duty faithfully, though I never received payment for it. — Henry David Thoreau

We had an electrical fault about 500 miles into the trip and lost more than half our fuel. We had a fire on the roof. And missed Los Angeles by 3,500 miles at the end of the trip and ending up in the arctic in a snowstorm. — Richard Branson

After a snowstorm is the best time to be in the woods, because all the empty beer and soda cans and candy wrappers disappear, and you don't have to try as hard to be in another time. Plus there's just something beautiful about walking on snow that nobody else has walked on. — Carol Rifka Brunt

Snow Falling Quotes

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Love is life's snow. It falls deepest and softest into the gashes left by the fight - whiter and purer than snow itself. — Fridtjof Nansen

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Silently, like thoughts that come and go, the snowflakes fall, each one a gem. — William Hamilton Gibson

But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, it's bloom is shed; Or, like the snow-fall in the river, A moment white, then melts forever. — Robert Burns

The last unicorn lived in a lilac wood, and she lived all alone. — Peter S. Beagle

When it comes time to sit down and write the next book, you're deathly afraid that you're not up to the task. That was certainly the case with me after Snow Falling on Cedars. — David Guterson

But pleasures are like poppies spread: You seize the flower — John Bunyan

Pleasures are like poppies spread: You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed. — Robert Burns

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

It must descend, as the dew, upon the tender herb, or like melting flakes of snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind. — Jeremiah Seed

Snow falling soundlessly in the middle of the night will always fill my heart with sweet clarity — Novala Takemoto

People Writing About Melting Snow

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Read quotes by Rumi

Rumi
quotes on love, life and change

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Read quotes by Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy

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Read quotes by Croft M. Pentz

Croft M. Pentz
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Read quotes by Kiersten White

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Read quotes by Walter Scott

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More Melting Snow Quotes

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As the ice melts and the tundra is exposed, two things are likely to happen to accelerate the process of the graying of the ice cap. Residue from the industrial work destined to take place will land on the snow and ice, further reducing the amount of heat-reflecting territory. The darker-colored land and open water will then absorb more heat than the ice and snow they replace, thus increasing the size of the darker territory. Some climate models say the Arctic will be ice-free during the summer by the end of the century; a few predict this much sooner. — Tim Marshall

When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered snow, They melted as they fell. — John Dryden

No one who possesses snow would find any hardship in exchanging it for jewels and pearls. This world is like snow exposed to sun, which continues to melt until it disappears altogether, while the next life is like a precious stone that never passes away. — Al-Ghazali

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said. — Victor Hugo

My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever. — George R. R. Martin

All the best things and treasures of this world are not to be produced by each generation for itself; but we are all intended, not to carve our work in snow that will melt, but each and all of us to be continually rolling a great white gathering snow-ball, higher and higher, larger and larger, along the Alps of human power. — John Ruskin

Some days I would go without any fire at all, and eat raw frozen meat and melt snow in my mouth for water. — Buffalo Bill

Since both its national products, snow and chocolate, melt, the cuckoo clock was invented solely in order to give tourists something solid to remember it by. — Alan Coren

From my experience, not one in twenty marries the first love; we build statues of snow and weep to see them melt. — Walter Scott

When we feel weak, all we have to do is wait a little while. The spring returns and the winter snows melt and fill us with new energy. — Paulo Coelho

Little men build up great ones, but the snow colossus soon melts; the good stand under the eye of God, and therefore stand. — Walter Savage Landor

Eyes like streams of melting snow,” she said, and it was all I could do not to roll my melting snow eyes. — Kiersten White

Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. — William Alexander

Cold Mountain cold Ice freezes rock Mountains are green Snow is white Sun shines bright Every thing melt Every thing warm Warms old man — Hanshan

The snow in the mountains was melting and Bunny had been dead for several weeks before we came to understand the gravity of our situation. — Donna Tartt

The snow has at last melted, the fields regain their herbage, and the trees their leaves. — Horace

Eyes like streams of melting snow, cold with the things she does not know. Heaven above and Hell beneath, liquid flames to hide her grief. Death, death, death with no release. Death, death, death with no release. — Kiersten White

The water was pure and cold and came out of the Apennines tasting like snow melted in the hands of a pretty girl. — Pat Conroy

The powerful and prominent soar like dragons, the heroic and valiant fight like tigers: but if you look upon them with cool eyes, they are like ants gathering on rancid meet, like flies swarming on blood. Judgments of right and wrong bristle like porcupine quills: but if you meet them with cool feelings, that is like a forge melting metal, like hot water dissolving snow. — Zicheng Hong

Swans moulting die, snow melts to tears, Roses do blush and hang their heads — Henry Noel Brailsford

Sure, you make money writing on the coast ... but that money is like so much compressed snow. It goes so fast it melts in your hand. — Dorothy Parker

Grief melts away Like snow in May, As if there were no such cold thing. — George Herbert

Whatever enjoyment I might have had at the time would disappear overnight like snow melting on a warm roof. — S.J. Watson

Gather quickly Out of darkness All the songs you know And throw them at the sun Before they melt Like snow. — Langston Hughes

Twenty-five, he was. Twenty-five tomorrow. Some years the snow had melted for his birthday, but not this year, and so it had been a long winter full of cows. — Jane Smiley

How strange it is, sometimes, which conversations or events stays with us while so much else melts as fast as April snow. — Marlena De Blasi

This is the equivalent of an “internal shower”. As the spring freshness born of the heavy rains and vast masses of melting snows on mountains in the hinterlands cause rivers to swell and rush turbulently onward to the sea, so too will your blood flow with renewed vigor as the direct result of your faithfully performing the Contrology exercises. — Joseph Pilates

There are many trials in life which do not seem to come from unwisdom or folly; they are silver arrows shot from the bow of God, and fixed inextricably in the quivering heart - they are meant to be borne - they were not meant, like snow or water, to melt as soon as they strike; but the moment an ill can be patiently borne it is disarmed of its poison, though not of its pain. — Henry Ward Beecher

I love you like a river that understands that it must learn to flow differently over waterfalls and to rest in the shallows. I love you because we are all born in the same place, at the same source, which keeps us provided with a constant supply of water. And so, when we feel weak, all we have to do is wait a little. The spring returns, and the winter snows melt and fill us with new energy. — Paulo Coelho

Tell Robb that I'm going to command the Night's Watch and keep him safe, so he might as well take up needlework with the girls and have Mikken melt down his sword for horseshoes. - Jon Snow — George R. R. Martin

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