تَوَقَّوُا الْبَرْدَ فِى أَوَّلِهِ وَ تَلَقَّوْهُ فِى آخِرِهِ فَإِنَّهُ يَفْعَلُ فِى الْأَبْدَانِ كَفِعْلِهِ فِى الْأَشْجَارِ أَوَّلُهُ يُحْرِقُ وَ آخِرُهُ يُورِقُ۔

Guard against cold in its (seasonal) beginning and welcome it towards its end because it effects bodies in the same way as it effects plants. In the beginning, it destroys them but in the end it gives them fresh leaves.

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Guard against cold in its (seasonal) beginning and welcome it towards its...

— Imam Ali a.s.
(Nahj al-Balagha — Peak of Eloquence: Hadith #128)

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