December has come again. Though it is a bittersweet month for some as it brings us close to the end of the year, it's also very exciting for others because it teases the beginning of another year.

Many people like it because of the holidays, the cold weather, the gatherings and with friends and family and even the atmosphere that prompts us to take a pause and reflect on the year we are leaving behind. On the other hand, there are those who simply prefer the warmer months of spring and summer.

No matter how you feel about the month of December, it cannot be denied that there is something about it that makes it truly special.

On this first day of December, let's have a look at some quotes that celebrate the last month of the year. (Courtesy: Everyday Power, Good Reads and Semi-Delicate Balance)

  1. "Remember this December, that love weighs more than gold." – Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon
  2. "I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing. And sweet to remember. We are nearer to Spring than we were in September. I heard a bird sing in the dark of December." – Oliver Herford
  3. "December has the clarity, the simplicity, and the silence you need for the best FRESH START of your life." – Vivian Swift
  4. "Of all the months of the year there is not a month one half so welcome to the young, or so full of happy associations, as the last month of the year." – Charles Dickens
  5. "December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come." – Fennel Hudson
  6. "May and October, the best-smelling months? I'll make a case for December: evergreen, frost, wood smoke, cinnamon." – Lisa Kleypas
  7. "Yet my heart loves December's smile as much as July's golden beam; then let us sit and watch the while, the blue ice curdling on the stream." – Emily Jane Bronte
  8. "It seems like everything sleeps in winter, but it's really a time of renewal and reflection." – Elizabeth Camden
  9. "What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness." – John Steinbeck
  10. "December is a bewitching month. The grey of cold teases to explode into something worthwhile, into a dream of cold, a starlight shower you can taste, a cold that does not chill." – Joseph Coelho
Representation. Pixabay