Ice Sayings and Quotes

Winter and ice may not be the most comfortable of seasons compared to spring or summer, but it has its own beauty. The frozen water droplets encase foliage, buildings, and rooftops, forming their own version of deformed gargoyles and stalactites. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about ice.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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 the sound of the blade of a skate on ice. Angela Carter
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
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
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
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
When the short day is brightest, / with frost and fire, / The brief sun flames the ice, / on pond and ditches, / In windless cold that is the heart's heat. T.S. Eliot
While November numbly collapses, this beech tree, heavy as death on the lawn, braces for throat-cutting ice, bandaging snow. Edwin Honig
The ice-bound floods that still with rigour freeze / The snow clothed valley and the naked tree / These sympathising scenes my heart can please / Distress is theirs— and they resemble me. John Clare
You are ice and fire. The touch of you burns my hands like snow. Amy Lowell
Ice is time solidified. Gretel Ehrlich
I hold with those who favor fire. / But if it had to perish twice, / I think I know enough of hate / To know that for destruction ice is also great. Robert Frost
Life is only a flicker of melted ice. Dejan Stojanovic
Justice has to be cold. Deal with it; it's just ice. Natalya Vorobyova
A storm is brewing / It's raining ice / But the robins are singing / Their April song. Sabine Shah
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
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