100 Best Fog Quotes That Can't Be Mist

Anusuya Mukherjee
Dec 12, 2023 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Mar 04, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
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Fog is a visible aerosol that consists of tiny water droplets.

It’s a type of low-lying cloud and that’s why the vision gets hugely lowered. Some people don’t like fog because of the problem caused by this reduced vision.

The fog appears when moist, warm air gets in contact with cooler surface air. In such a case, the water vapor condenses, and fog is made. Fog consists of very minute water droplets. This article consists of the best fog quotes for you. You'll find the best quotes from Jack Kerouac, Emily Dickinson, Erin Bow and more about fogs.

If you like this article, check out these cold weather quotes and rain quotes.

Incredible quotes On Fog

Quotes about fog have long been offering motivation to the reader. J.R. Ward, Emily Dickinson, Jack Kerouac have mentioned various quotes on sea fog and smoke during their reading sessions. Here are some very awesome words and sayings about the fog whose wise words will offer you a different perspective to look experience.

Morning fog in Ocean

1. “Sometimes when you lose your way in the fog, you end up in a beautiful place! Don’t be afraid of getting lost!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

2. “In nature, everything has a job. The job of the fog is to beautify further the existing beauties!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

3. “The fog of illusion, the fog of confusion is hanging all over the world.”

- Van Morrison.

4. “When you are happy, you feel the sunshine even inside the fog; when you are unhappy, you feel the fog even in the sunshine.”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

5. “I must go in, the fog is rising.”

- Emily Dickinson.

6. “Without trees, mountains, fogs or rains, the Sun cannot create its own magic!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

7. “Love is a fog that burns with the first daylight of reality.”

- Charles Bukowski.

8. “You never realized how thick your fog was until it lifted.”

- J.R. Ward.

9. “The weather varies between heavy fog and pale sunshine; My thoughts follow the exact same process.”

- Virginia Woolf.

10. “There it is, fog, atmospheric moisture still uncertain in destination, not quite weather and not altogether mood, yet partaking of both.”

- Hal Borland.

11. “And when the fog’s over and the stars and the moon come out at night it’ll be a beautiful sight.”

- Jack Kerouac.

12. “Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.”

- Claude Adrien Helvetius.

13. “The future is a fog that is still hanging out over the sea, a boat that floats home or does not.”

- Anne Sexton.

14. “The fog is clearing; life is a matter of taste.”

- Frank Wedekind.

15. “The truth is a fog, in which one man sees the heavenly host and the other one sees a flying elephant.”

- Terry Pratchett.

16. “Heavy fog is a weird guide! If you go on a journey with him, it takes you from nowhere and leaves you at nowhere!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

17. “I see a lot of fog and a few lights. I like it when life’s hidden. It gives you a chance to imagine nice things, nicer than they are.”

- Ben Hecht.

18. “The science hangs like a gathering fog in valleys, a fog which begins nowhere and goes nowhere, an incidental, unmeaning inconvenience to passers by.”

- H. G. Wells.

19. “A thin grey fog hung over the city, and the streets were very cold; for summer was in England.”

- Rudyard Kipling.

Foggy Weather Quotes

A fresh morning will be more beautiful with these foggy morning quotes from famous authors like Emily Dickinson, Jack Kerouac and more. Read on for some of the best fog quotes along with 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' fog quotes, river quotes and more.

20. “On a foggy day, on the glass of my window, I still write your name.”

- Aditi Paul.

21. “She was like the morning fog, mystical yet dangerous.”

- Ajay Moses.

22. “I like the muted sounds, the shroud of grey, and the silence that comes with fog.”

- Om Malik.

23. “I wonder sometimes if fog is just the clouds that could not stand being away from the earth any longer.”

- Tyler Knott Gregson.

24. “Finding oneself and one’s path is like waking up on a foggy day. Be patient, and presently the fog will clear and that which has always been there can be seen. The path is already there to follow.”

- Rasheed Ogunlaru.

25. “Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves that all of life is not black and white.”

- Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

26. “Don’t be afraid to go into the Mist.”

- Sophie Madden.

27. “Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.”

- Claude Adrien Helvetius.

28. “Be excited because you don’t know where you will end up.”

- Sophie Madden.”

29. “Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves that all of life is not black and white.”

- Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

30. “The fog is clearing; life is a matter of taste.”

- Frank Wedekind.

31. “The truth is a fog, in which one man sees the heavenly host and the other one sees a flying elephant.”

- Terry Pratchett.

32. “[Fog] gives relief from a way of seeing.”

- Eavan Boland.

33. “I don’t think I’m going to do any good work this morning.”

- David O. Selznick.

34. “Fog and hypocrisy that is to say, shadow, convention, decency these were the very things that lent to London its poetry and romance.”

- Ada Leverson.

35. “We love fog because it shifts old anomalies into the elements surrounding them.”

- Eavan Boland.

36. “The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on.”

- Carl Sandburg.

Inspirational Fog Quotes

Fog quotes have been offering inspiration to people all over the world. Below are some amazing words and sayings about fog that you will surely find inspirational.

37. “At night the fog was thick and full of light, and sometimes voices.”

- Erin Bow.

38. “Let us go in; the fog is rising.”

- Emily Dickinson.

39. “Fog and smog should not be confused and are easily separated by color.”

- Chuck Jones.

40. “A low line of shore was visible at first on the right between the movement of the waves and fog, but when we came further it was lost sight of, and nothing could be seen but the mist curling in the rigging, and a small circle of foam.”

- John Millington Synge.

41. “Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.”

- Henri Matisse.

42. “It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.”

- Joseph Conrad.

43. “There were times after my marriage ended where, you know, I really felt like I was at the bottom of a mountain, there was a great big, fog up there, and I’m never going to cross to the other side.”

- Lynn Redgrave.

44. “Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.”

- Claude Adrien Helvetius.

45. “We always got a strong response but I think in this day in age there is less of a...fog at concerts and more of people just more naturally exuberant – it seems to me.”

- James Young.

46. “We went to a small lake, Bass Lake. It was beautiful. It was perfectly still when we got there in the morning. The fog was lifting off the water. It was just magical. And we did catch some fish, 13 fish.”

- Jennifer Granholm.

47. “Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.”

- E. L. Doctorow.

48. “All action takes place, so to speak, in a kind of twilight, which like a fog or moonlight, often tends to make things seem grotesque and larger than they really are.”

- Karl Von Clausewit.

49. “The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!”

- Bill Watterson.

50. “Beneath the foggy sky the glowing sea is hazy, the soft light of a scarf over a lamp.”

- Melissa Barbeau.

51. “When life is foggy, path is unclear and mind is dull, remember your breath. It has the power to give you the peace.”

- Amit Ray.

52. “Foggy hangover....fending off sloth and torpor....the battle within!"

- Mukesh Kwatra.

53. “With a foggy mind you see nothing but fog!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

54. “Not how well you see in a clear weather but how well you see in a foggy weather determines how better you are than others!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

55. “Life is foggy; always try to see what lies behind the fog!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

56. “We need clear days to see the horizons; we need foggy nights to see beyond the horizons! Man sometimes can think much deeper when he sees less!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

57. “Foggy road is a blessing because it is full of surprises and life is such a road! We are incredibly lucky that we all have an unknowable future!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

58. “When your mind is foggy, all you need is the winds of wisdom!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

59. “Nothing is more mysterious than watching a lonely man who is taking for a night walk in a foggy street!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

60. “You can walk in a dream while you are awake: Just walk in the misty morning of a forest!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

61. “When it’s foggy in the pulpit it’s cloudy in the pew.”

- Cavett Robert.

62. “Nobody complains about all the fog. I know why, now: as bad as it is, you can slip back in it and feel safe. That’s what McMurphy can’t understand, us wanting to be safe”

- 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest'.

Poetic Fog Quotes

Fog quotes are part of various poems and stories from famous authors in fog poetry. Here are some very famous quotes from famous poems for your perusal.

63. “A foggy day, in London town. Had me low, had me down.”

- Beegie Adair.

64. “But as I walked through the foggy streets alone. It turned out to be the luckiest day I’ve known.”

- Beegies Adair.

65. “For suddenly, I saw you there and through foggy London town. The sun was shining everywhere.”

- Beegie Adair.

66. “I have my foggy and my fine days within me; my prosperity or misfortune has little to do with the matter.”

- Blaise Pascal.

67.“The weather and my mood have little connection."

- Blaise Pascal.

68. “The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on.”

- Carl Sandburg.

69. “Some men never seem to grow old. Always active in thought, always ready to adopt new ideas, they are never chargeable with foggyism. Satisfied, yet ever dissatisfied, settled, yet ever unsettled, they always enjoy the best of what is, are the first to find the best of what will be.”

- William Shakespeare.

70. “The fog unrolls itself to be a prayer rug to the mountains.”

- Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

71. “[Fog] has the power to resolve the unsolved equations of life.”

- Amit Ray.

72. “I reach toward the shining mountains, beyond the fog of daily worries.”

- Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

73. “Life cannot be lived fully or joyfully if our thoughts are focused on regretting the past, preoccupied with anticipating the future, or lost in the mind-fog of unconscious habitual behavior.”

- Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

74. “It’s foggy and it’s gray - let’s play.”

- Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

75. “Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies, for all God’s creatures - large and small, for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain, for the tree veiled in the season’s first frost, for the baby’s laugh, for the touch of a hand and the whispered “I love you.”

- Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

76. “It was upon a foggy night, an abandoned road. In a twilight mirror mirage, With no indication Of any kind of service station.”

- Tom Waite.

77. “Three foggy mornings and one rainy day. Will rot the best birch fence a man can build.”

- Robert Frost.

78. “Is not their climate foggy, raw, and dull, On whome as in despite, the sun looks pale, Killing their fruit with frowns.”

- Shakespeare.

79. “...moonlight disappears down the hills mountains vanish into fog and I vanish into poetry.”

- Sanober Khan.

80. “Writing is like driving at night in the fog.You can only see as far as your headlights, but  you can make the whole trip that way.”

- E.L. Doctorow.

81. “It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.”

- Joseph Conrad.

82. “A sharp breeze cut through the fog, stirring the veil, slicing through wool and cutting to the bone.”

- Sabrina Flynn.

83. “He was overwhelmed by the love he felt for her; tears filled his eyes and the ache in his throat ran deep into his chest.

He ran down the hill to the river, through the light rain until the pain faded like fog mist. He stood and watched the rainy dawn, and he knew he would find her again.”

- Leslie Marmon Silko.

84. “Defaced ruins of architecture and statuary, like the wrinkles of decrepitude of a once beautiful woman, only make one regret that one did not see them when they were enchanting.”

- Horace Walpole.

85. “God’s word is tailor-made for gray-slush days. It sends a beam of light through the fog. It signals safety when we fear we’ll never make it through.”

- Charles R. Swindoll.

86. ““I haven't got any special religion this morning. My God is the God of Walkers. If you walk hard enough, you probably don't need any other god.”

― Bruce Chatwin.

87. “Fog is more dangerous than dark, as it gives the illusion of seeing.”

- Aleksandra Ninkovic.

88. “Disappeared like fog in a stiff morning breeze, teen revilers when a squad car creeps up the driveway, roaches when the kitchen light comes on.”

- Dennis Vickers.

89. “Virtue - even attempted virtue - brings light; indulgence brings fog.”

- C.S. Lewis.

90. “Religion is a light in the fog.”

- Edie Brickell.

91. “Never till this day Did life disturb the dense eternity Of joyless quiet; never skylark’s song, Or storm-bird’s prescient scream, or eaglet’s cry, Made vital the gross fog. The very light Is but an alien that can find no welcome.”

- Hartley Coleridge.

Fog Quotes By Famous People

Fog quotes by famous persons have been offering a lot of motivation to people stuck on the door of success. Read on or some truly inspiration fog quotes.

92. “Spurious fame spreads from tongue to tongue like the fog of the early dawn before the sun rises.”

- Rabindranath Tagore, ‘Chitra - A Play In One Act.’

93. “Shape? Does a fog have shape? Does the twilight? Does the onset of darkness?”

-  A.P., ‘Sabine.’

94. “The fog eventually clears itself.”

- Marty Rubin.

95. “I do so much music that it’s like a fog, and I can’t even remember all of it.”

- Yelawolf.

96. “For fog was merely a cloud that wasn’t too smitten with itself to visit terra firma.”

- Jan Karon, ‘Come Rain Or Come Shine.’

97. “To find truth, one must travel a dense fog!”

- David Dweck.

Bad Weather Quotes

We have brought some weather quotes for you from one place to another, from everywhere, poetry to people.

98. “All weather is sin-related. Lust causes thunder, anger causes fog, and you don’t want to know what causes dew.”

- Stephen Colbert.

99. “If enough people think of a thing and work hard enough at it, I guess it’s pretty nearly bound to happen, wind and weather permitting.”

- Laura Ingalls Wilder.

100. “Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.”

- Mark Twain.

101. “What men call gallantry, and gods adultery, is much more common where the climate’s sultry.”

- Lord Byron.

102. “Thank heavens, the sun has gone in, and i don’t have to go out and enjoy it.”

- Logan Pearsall Smith

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for fog quotes, then why not take a look at cloud quotes, or cold quotes.

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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