Sometimes all you need to do to turn a situation from unbearable to enjoyable is to change your perspective. Yes, winter can be grim in many places and it can be difficult to put a positive spin on a season marked by cold, dark and wet skies but here at Wordables we like a challenge and so have trawled the archives of the written word to find writers with good things to say about bad weather.
Read on for 13 beautiful weather quotes that’ll help to make the winter bearable.
Next time you wake up in the morning and groan at the sight of snow, making your driveway an ice rink and your commute a nightmare remember J. B. Priestley’s words and see the enchantment of a world created anew.
I feel sometimes that I have lived my entire life so far wearing unsuitable clothing, jeans in summertime, t-shirts in wintertime. One day I’ll get it right and I’ll be perfectly dressed to deal with the demands of the weather on any given day and then, and only then, will I be a real adult.
Always go with making snow angels but, in relation to the quote above, be sure to wear weather-suitable attire.
Yes, this quote is a little ‘sunshine and lollipops’ but there’s a truism in it too. You carry your happiness with you and only you can decide whether today is a good day or not.
Now ‘snow’, not frozen water or a huge white blanket of inconvenience, from now on think of snow as nature’s radiance and enjoy the beauty of it as much as William Sharp did.
From Vernon’s The Beauty of Rain (1863) this quote is the most beautiful ode to rain I have ever read.
For me, reading Dr. Seuss is like reading my own thoughts, the man just makes such perfect sense, don’t you think?
I had never heard of Pema Chödrön before today. Chödrön is an American Tibetan Buddhist nun and if she has more thought like this to put out into the world then I’m very glad to have made her acquaintance.
The sound of the rain, the sight of a lightning storm, the smell of the earth after a long-awaited rainfall, all of these things are universal.
No matter what the weather the important thing is to maintain your sense of dry, dark humour.
Yes. Whatever the weather, what a wonderful thing it is to be alive to experience it.