71+ Best Ice Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Arctic ice is important because, among other things, it works as the Earth’s air conditioner. It reflects sunlight so it regulates the temperature of the planet. Inspirational ice quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Most Famous Ice Quotes

Ice burns, and it is hard to the warm-skinned to distinguish one sensation, fire, from the other, frost. A.S. Byatt

You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow. Amy Lowell

To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold. Aristotle

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness? John Steinbeck

Thou art all ice. Thy kindness freezes. William Shakespeare

We all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer. The poor get it in the winter. Bat Masterson

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

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

If you’re skating on thin ice, you might as well dance. Anita Shreve

Like ice beneath the sun’s rays, to such poverty did he fall his fortune melted to water. Ihara Saikaku

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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O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind? Percy Bysshe Shelley

They say blood is thicker than water, but I say ice, can be more solid than blood, when times get cold. Anthony Liccione

He who cannot put his thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of dispute. Friedrich Nietzsche

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 time for home. Edith Sitwell

They who sing through the summer must dance in the winter. Italian Proverb

There’s nothing pretty about ice. Ice grows nothing. But we’ve got this in our minds that we’ve got to make everything cold. Don Young

If ice can burn, then love and hate can mate. George R. R. Martin

The thinner the ice, the more anxious everyone is to see whether it will bear. Josh Billings

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It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. Charles Dickens

‘Hear! hear!’ screamed the jay from a neighboring tree, where I had heard a tittering for some time, ‘winter has a concentrated and nutty kernel, if you know where to look for it.’ Henry David Thoreau

Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day. Elizabeth Bowen

You’ve got ice in your veins, but you’re smart enough to keep it from freezing your heart. Tijan

Ice and iron cannot be welded. Robert Louis Stevenson

Ice melts when heated, eyes melt when cheated. Anonymous

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape — the loneliness of it; the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show. Andrew Wyeth

The fire is winter’s fruit. Arabian Proverb

A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn’t mean in winter. Patricia Briggs

Fire to my ice. Ice to my fever. Karen Marie Moning

Without the ice, the earth will fall. Emma Thompson

When you’re on the ice, you have very little time, you see very little, and everything happens really quick. Steve Yzerman

The shrill cry of the newborn…like the sound of the blade of a skate on ice. Angela Carter

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. Anton Chekhov

Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart. Victor Hugo

Advice is like the snow. The softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon and the deeper it sinks into the mind. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I got all my boyhood in vanilla winter waves around the kitchen stove. Jack Kerouac

The way of life is like a path between two forbidding roads, one of fire and one of ice. The slightest bend in either direction is fatal. Judah

Felt as if she were on the edge of a frozen pond., forced to go forward and not knowing how thick the ice was.  Donald Mackenzie

Amazing Ice Quotes

Like a piece of ice on a hot stove, the poem must ride on its own melting. Robert Frost

In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed. Ralph Waldo Emerson

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. Hal Borland

The color of springtime is flowers; the color of winter is in our imagination. Terri Guillemets

Blow, blow, thou winter wind, thou art not so unkind as man’s ingratitude. William Shakespeare

How few are aware that in winter, when the earth is covered with snow and ice…the sunset is double. The winter is coming when I shall walk the sky.  Henry David Thoreau

It was so cold that ice was forming on my spitter. Dick Farrel

We train through the winter in deep snow and ice. Our slogan ‘Pain is good, more pain is even better.’ Matt Carpenter

A diamond is the only kind of ice that keeps a girl warm. Elizabeth Taylor

There is no winter without snow, no spring without sunshine, and no happiness without companions. Korean Proverb

Winter forms our character and brings out our best. Tom Allen

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

You’ve got so much ice on your hands I could skate on them. John Curry

She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake. Margot Asquith

While November numbly collapses, this beech tree, heavy as death on the lawn, braces for throat-cutting ice, bandaging snow. Edwin Honig

You are ice and fire. The touch of you burns my hands like snow. Amy Lowell

Ice is time solidified. Gretel Ehrlich

The hard soil and four months of snow make the inhabitants of the northern temperate zone wiser and abler than his fellow who enjoys the fixed smile of the tropics. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Winter is a season of recovery and preparation. Paul Theroux

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it. John Burroughs

Life is only a flicker of melted ice. Dejan Stojanovic

Justice has to be cold. Deal with it; it’s just ice. Natalya Vorobyova

Ice has a social life. Its changeability shapes the culture, language and stories of those who live near it. Robert Macfarlane

Doing stand-up is like running across a frozen pond with the ice breaking behind you. I love it because it’s dangerous. Steven Wright

Fighter pilots have ice in their veins. They don’t have emotions. They think, anticipate. They know that fear and other concerns cloud your mind from what’s going on and what you should be involved in. Buzz Aldrin

We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring or the fall or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the universe that we cannot refuse. But we can choose what we will contribute to life when each arrives. Gary Zukhav

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

There’s just something beautiful about walking on snow that nobody else has walked on. It makes you believe you’re special. Carol Rifka Brunt

It’s a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water. Franklin P. Jones

I must freeze my heart to the one person who insists on setting it ablaze. Victoria Aveyard

Ice can kill as dead as fire. George R.R. Martin

You are walking on thin ice – the ice of what remains of the trust between us – carrying the weight of immeasurable guilt. Prashant Chopra

Fear melts like ice when we allow love’s divine light to shine upon our ignorance. Soul Dancer