60+ Winter Book Quotes Perfect For Instagram Captions

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Winter book quotes for instagram

As the season of chilly air and  slumbering landscape  arrives , immerse yourself in winter book quotes that are inspirational, funny and thoughtful. 

Winter days are one of the coziest of the year, no doubt about that , but it can also be difficult as days are shorter and there isn’t much to do in outdoors. Which is why winter quotes from books are the best way to embrace the colder, moody days.

Winter literary quotes help you look into the many deep aspects of chilly weather. The cozy winter quotes are the best to read when you are unable to appreciate the things around you. 

One of my favorite winter quote by famous authors is

I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently?- Lewis Carroll 

This charming winter reading quote by Lewis perfectly captures the beauty and starkness of winter days. The cold air, clear sky and snow-covered fields, sometimes you might wonder what not to love about the season. 

So let’s celebrate the magical season with these inspiring winter literature quotes.

From classic authors to contemporary authors, you will read about the most memorable, cozy winter book quotes. These  authors have brilliantly captured the true meaning of winter through the quotes. I have no doubt that these beautiful literature quotes about winter will transport you to endless, rolling hills of crystal.   

Whether you’re a winter enthusiast who are looking for ways to appreciate the season, or not, these winter book quotes are utterly inspiring.  

You will also be excited to use these great short winter book quotes as bookstagram caption for winter. 

So let’s get started with book quotes about winter!

The winter requires whoever is doing the watering to have a bit of faith, in order to believe that what looks empty has every potential.” ― Fredrik Backman

Wind roared across the homestead, as it had all winter, transforming the white landscape with every breath”– Kristin Hannah 

“Nothing burns like the cold.” George R.R. Martin

The cold embrace of the winter god is not for mortal maidens.” Katherine Arden

That’s what winter is: an exercise remembering how to still yourself then how to come pliantly back to life again. An exercise in adapting yourself to whatever frozen or molten state it brings you.”Ali Smith

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ― Edith Sitwell

In the Midwest… winter is an exercise in waiting — for relief, for a bird to sing, for the first purple crocus to push up through the snow.”― Michelle Obama

Time will change it, I’m well aware, as winter changes the trees.”– Emily Brontë

If winter comes, can spring be far behind?”― Percy Bysshe Shelley

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ― Albert Camus

In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.” Ben Aaronovitch

I read, much of the night, and go south in the winter.” T.S. Eliot

surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside; candles at four o’clock, warm hearthrugs, tea, a fair tea-maker, shutters closed, curtains flowing in ample draperies to the floor, whilst the wind and rain are raging audibly without.” ― Thomas De Quincey

Because the birdsong might be pretty,

But it’s not for you they sing,

And if you think my winter is too cold,

You don’t deserve my spring.” ― Erin Hanson

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

Snow was falling,

so much like stars

filling the dark trees

that one could easily imagine

its reason for being was nothing more

than prettiness.” Mary Oliver

Snow flurries began to fall and they swirled around people’s legs like house cats. It was magical, this snow globe world.” ― Sarah Addison Allen

Melancholy were the sounds on a winter’s night.” Virginia Woolf

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

Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation.” ― Sinclair Lewis

Nothing is as tedious as the limping days,

When snowdrifts yearly cover all the ways,

And ennui, sour fruit of incurious gloom,

Assumes control of fate’s immortal loom” Charles Baudelaire

No animal, according to the rules of animal-etiquette, is ever expected to do anything strenuous, or heroic, or even moderately active during the off-season of winter.” Kenneth Grahame

March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.” ― L.M. Montgomery

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

Too much sun after a Syracuse winter does strange things to your head, makes you feel strong, even if you aren’t.” Laurie Halse Anderson

Like some winter animal the moon licks the salt of your hand, Yet still your hair foams violet as a lilac tree

From which a small wood-owl calls.” Johannes Bobrowski

Every Autumn now my thoughts return to snow. Snow is something I identify myself with. Like my father, I am a snow person.” Charlie English

We all grow tired eventually; it happens to everyone. Even the sun, at the close of the year, is no longer a morning person.” Joyce Rachelle

Winter is nature’s way of saying, “Up yours.” ― Robert Byrne

Winter is much like unrequited love; cold and merciless.” ― Kellie Elmore

The autumn twilight turned into deep and early night as they walked. Tristran could smell the distant winter on the air–a mixture of night-mist and crisp darkness and the tang of fallen leaves.” Neil Gaiman

I am not warm. That is why my sister chose the name Winter for me.” Paula Stokes

At this season of the year, darkness is a more insistent thing than cold. The days are short as any dream.” ― E.B. White

Winter changes into stone the water of heaven and the heart of man.” Victor Hugo

A few feathery flakes are scattered widely through the air, and hover downward with uncertain flight, now almost alighting on the earth, now whirled again aloft into remote regions of the atmosphere.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne

Winter was gray and mean upon the city and every night was a package of cold bleak hours, like the hours in a cell that had no door.” David Goodis

Are ye the ghosts of fallen leaves, O flakes of snow, For which, through naked trees, the winds A-mourning go?” John Banister Tabb

I dont hate it he thought, panting in the cold air, the iron New England dark; I dont. I dont! I dont hate it! I dont hate it!” William Faulkner

There is an instinctive withdrawal for the sake of preservation, a closure that assumes the order of completion. Winter is a season unto itself.” ― Haruki Murakami

Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.”― Willa Cather

To keep a warm heart in winter is the real victory.”― Marty Rubin

Song falls silent, music is dumb,

But the air burns with their fragrance,

And white winter, on its knees,

Observes everything with reverent attention.”― Anna Akhmatova

Eventually, winter comes; eventually, spring comes; eventually, summer comes and eventually autumn comes! If they don’t show themselves, then there’s a problem!”― Mehmet Murat Ildan

The winter will be long and bleak. Nature has a dismal aspect.” Charles Nodier

Although the limb fell to the weight of winter’s snow, the tree did not. And as I deal with my losses, I work to remember that I may lose a limb, but a limb is never a tree.”― Craig D

I miss winter because it smells like you,

A mixture of jazz and few drops of dew.” Nour Frikha

There was never sufficient time for restorative sleep during the really long winter astronomy night shifts.”― Steven Magee

Heat is a blunt instrument, but warmth is relative. We feel warmer for knowing that it’s freezing outside.” Katherine May

the first snowflakes caress

the love lace of dying leaves”― Remy Alberi

I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood.” Bill Watterson

Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.”― John Boswell


The cold of Winter brings sweetness to the warmth of Summer.” Michael Corthell

Snow creates that quality of awe in the face of a power greater than ours. It epitomises the aesthetic notion of the sublime, in which greatness and beauty couple to overcome you—a small, frail human—entirely.” ― Katherine May

Winter’s more than words and wind. She’s a chill that clings to everything. She’s power. And, like all great powers, she likes her companionship recognized. If she’s talking to you, you’ll know.” Shannon Dittemore

He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.” John Burroughs

There were no sounds tonight. Only the whistle of the wind coming through the alleys. There’s something lonely about October with the summer sounds all gone and the cold winter ahead.” Jackie French Koller

Let winter come. Let the snow fall and consume Bath in a shroud of silence. Let everything feel as bound and stifled as my heart.” Rose Tremain

Cold baths are one of the best things about winter.” Mokokoma Mokhonoana


Winters here are hard. It is not so much the cold as the long nights, and I tended to sleep early and wake with first light to minimize the hours spent sitting in the darkness in forced immobility, idly tending the fire.”― Neil Ansell

The world looks like something God had just imagined for His own pleasure, doesn’t it? Those trees look as if I could blow them away with a breath–pouf! I’m so glad I live in a world where there are white frosts, aren’t you?” Lucy Maud Montgomery

And summer isn’t a time. It’s a place as well. Summer is a moving creature and likes to go south for the winter.” Terry Pratchett

No matter how breathless the air when he dug his nest by tree or bank, the wind that later blew inevitably found him to leeward, sheltered and snug” Jack London

It’s winter, and a new kind of predator has just come out of hibernation” ― J.K. Ellem

There was a solace in a snow-laden forest wrapped in night found nowhere else, a loneliness that made me better acquainted with myself.” ― Lisa Lueddecke

I love the scent of winter. I love the scent of winter enough to suffer the cold for it.” ― Tiffany Reisz

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There you’ve the list of winter quotes from books for Instagram and daily inspirations! 

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