"One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter."
-Henry David Thoreau
"Cat, if you go outdoores, you must walk in the snow."
-Elizabeth Janes Coatsworth/ On A Night of Snow
"Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative."
"It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake."
"The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remain ashore."
-Vincent Van Gogh
"I do believe there are leaders who are like lightning and they come along and they lead. The Lincolns of the world, the Alexander the Greats, they do exist. They have existed."
"Often times when you face such an overwhelming challenge as global climate change, it can be somewhat daunting."
"Experience life in all possible ways -- good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark- light, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don't be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become."
"Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!"
- Robin Williams
"Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather."
- John Ruskin
"You learn to know a pilot in a storm."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
- Hal Borland
Kinuko Y. Craft
"I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.
- Eden Ahbez
Maria Corte Maidagan
"Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards."
- Vladimir Nabokov
"Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work."
- Mark Twain
"A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain."
- Robert Frost
"New York gets god awful cold in the winter but there's a feeling of wacky comradeship somewhere in the streets."
- Jack Kerouac
"Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet."
- Roger Miller
"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
"You can't get mad at weather because weather's not about you. Apply that lesson to most other aspects of life."
- Doug Coupland
"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
"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
- Albert Camus
"Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!"