"People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy."
-- Anton Chekhov
"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. ---------
Some people around here say that they are happy to see snow since they were tired of this "brown" Winter.
"One kind word can warm three winter months."
-- Japanese Proverb