This is a compilation of thoughts and quotes that I have found or written recently, as well as many that I've collected throughout the years. Most thoughts are posted randomly, as I feel inspired. A listing of quotes can be found alphabetically (check the 2008 and 2009 archives listing), or by source.

Feel free to suggest additions!

“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.” – Proverbs 23:7

Monday, January 7, 2013

The Beauty of Winter

Cold but Beautiful: Winter in Utah.  

Photos by Ken R. Young and DeNeise Young.

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.  - Albert Camus

People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy. - Anton Chekov

Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius. Pietro Aretino

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. - Stanley Crawford

You can't get too much winter in the winter. - Robert Frost

In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. - William Blake

When the bold branches bid farewell to rainbow leaves - welcome wool sweaters. - B. Cybrill

O, wind, If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? - Percy Bysshe Shelley

One kind word can warm three winter months- Japanese Proverb

As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity. - Jean Paul

While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best. - Tom Allen

Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality. - Andy Goldsworthy

"Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers." - Kahlil Gibran

For more scenes of beauty, see:
The Beauty of Autumn

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