Hear/Say

Key quotes about WINTER

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“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
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“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.”
– Anne Bradstreet
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“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.”
– Lewis Carroll
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“Kindness is like snow—it beautifies everything it covers.”
– Kahlil Gibran
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“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 long, quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself.”
– Ruth Stout
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“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.”
– Aristotle
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