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66 Fog Quotes for Those Quiet Misty Morning Reflections (2024)

Most people would agree that foggy weather is not the most appealing weather conditions. It can be pretty restrictive, especially if you’re trying to get from one place to the next. The fog also often blocks our view of natural changes in the sky, making everything look dull and gloomy. However, the fog quotes in this article will inspire you to view the fog as a pathway to brighter, clearer situations.

When the fog clears, we lean into the joy of the moment. In this same light, we can say that foggy moments in life can give us a more profound sense of appreciation for clearer days.

Best fog quotes

The fog can be a confusing period, that’s for sure. This period often brings resistance, literally or metaphorically. However, reflecting on such periods, we realize they don’t last forever.

Whether the literal fog outside or a tough situation we’re going through, these moments pass. Sometimes, people also get what we call a brain fog or a foggy brain. This entails periods when your thinking becomes clouded. Symptoms include a lack of focus, confusion, and forgetfulness. 

Sometimes, we feel like we’ve lost our way in the fog. However, we might discover the most beautiful place if we keep pushing. Here are some of our favorite fog quotes to inspire you to keep pushing and find beauty in life.





"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 #trvst #quotes #planet #noplanetb #fogs #fog #foggy #mist #foggydays

"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

"For fog was merely a cloud that wasn’t too smitten with itself to visit terra firma." -Jan Karon #trvst #quotes #getoutside #nature #foggy #fog #foggydays #mist #fogs

"For fog was merely a cloud that wasn’t too smitten with itself to visit terra firma."
- Jan Karon

"To find truth, one must travel a dense fog!" -David Dweck #trvst #quotes #noplanetb #naturelovers #fog #foggy #mist #foggydays #fogs

"To find truth, one must travel a dense fog!"
- David Dweck

"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 #trvst #quotes #conservation #environment #fogs #mist #fog #foggydays #foggy

"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

"In nature, everything has a job. The job of the fog is to beautify further the existing beauties!" -Mehmet Murat Ildan #trvst #quotes #earth #noplanetb #foggydays #nature #mist #fogs #fog

"In nature, everything has a job. The job of the fog is to beautify further the existing beauties!"
- Mehmet Murat Ildan

Fog quotes about seeing through the mist and finding your way

In the same way we struggle through the mist, life sometimes presents difficult circumstances. However, discovering ourselves and living in our truths often comes with uncertain situations. You can push past foggy situations with patience, perseverance, and a positive attitude. 

Whether out in nature in an actual fog or going through a confusing situation, finding your way always brings satisfaction. If you reflect deeper, you can even appreciate those tiny water droplets that bring the foggy weather or situation. Let’s find our way through the mist as we explore these inspiring fog sayings. 

"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 #trvst #quotes #conservation #wildernessnation #foggydays #happy #fog #mist #fogs

"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

"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 #trvst #quotes #nature #noplanetb #fogs #foggy #fog #mist #foggydays

"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

"Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves that all of life is not black and white." -Jonathan Lockwood Huie #trvst #quotes #savetheplanet #gogreen #foggydays #life #fog #mist #foggy

"Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves that all of life is not black and white."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"The fog is clearing; life is a matter of taste." -Frank Wedekind #trvst #quotes #planet #natureseekers #foggy #life #mist #foggydays #fogs

"The fog is clearing; life is a matter of taste."
- Frank Wedekind

"You never realized how thick your fog was until it lifted." -J.R. Ward #trvst #quotes #naturelovers #planet #foggy #mist #fogs #foggydays #fog

"You never realized how thick your fog was until it lifted."
- J.R. Ward

"He who gives you many dreams is a great master, and the foggy weather is such a master!" -Mehmet Murat ildan #trvst #quotes #noplanetb #planet #fogs #foggydays #mist #foggy #fog

"He who gives you many dreams is a great master, and the foggy weather is such a master!"
- Mehmet Murat ildan

"Who believe in misty ways. Everything is lovely, In a misty morning glaze. I like misty water, I like fog and haze." -Raymond Douglas Davies #trvst #quotes #gogreen #naturelovers #foggy #foggydays #fogs #mist #fog

"Who believe in misty ways.
Everything is lovely,
In a misty morning glaze.
I like misty water,
I like fog and haze."
- Raymond Douglas Davies

Fog quotes about mental health and feeling foggy

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

~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many people often get lost in the mind fog, so if you feel this way, know you’re not alone. If your mind or life feels foggy, you can find comfort in these quotes that explore the fog we all experience from time to time.

Related: Check out our mental health quotes and sayings for more on this subject

"Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us." -Henri Matisse #trvst #quotes #savetheplanet #natureseekers #foggydays #happiness #fog #mist #fogs

"Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us."
- Henri Matisse

"The weather varies between heavy fog and pale sunshine; My thoughts follow the exact same process." -Virginia Woolf #trvst #quotes #wildernessnation #nature #foggydays #fog #foggy #mist #fogs

"The weather varies between heavy fog and pale sunshine; My thoughts follow the exact same process."
- Virginia Woolf

"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 #trvst #quotes #gogreen #getoutside #foggydays #peace #mist #life #fogs

"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

"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 #trvst #quotes #natureseekers #nature #mist #future #fog #foggy #foggydays

"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

"My mind is in a muddle. Like... thick fog. I can't make sense to myself sometimes." -Edward D. Wood Jr. #trvst #quotes #nature #wildernessnation #fogs #foggy #foggydays #mist #fog

"My mind is in a muddle. Like... thick fog. I can't make sense to myself sometimes."
- Edward D. Wood Jr.

"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 #trvst #quotes #wildernessnation #planet #fogs #foggydays #foggy #mist #fog

"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

Fog quotes about observations of life and living

The fog offers inspiration to many people. We can apply the fog to many life situations. In this light, we’ve compiled some of our favorite quotes and metaphors about observations of life and living related to the fog. You can explore these quotes if you struggle to come to terms with this weather condition or similar life situation. You just might find something that’ll make you feel more confident about going into the mist.

"The fog of illusion, the fog of confusion is hanging all over the world." -Van Morrison #trvst #quotes #natureseekers #savetheplanet #mist #world #fogs #foggy #foggydays

"The fog of illusion, the fog of confusion is hanging all over the world."
- Van Morrison

"On a foggy day, on the glass of my window, I still write your name." -Aditi Paul #trvst #quotes #mothernature #getoutside #fogs #foggydays #mist #foggy #fog

"On a foggy day, on the glass of my window, I still write your name."
- Aditi Paul

"The truth is a fog, in which one man sees the heavenly host and the other one sees a flying elephant." -Terry Pratchett #trvst #quotes #natureseekers #wildernessnation #foggydays #mist #fogs #fog #foggy

"The truth is a fog, in which one man sees the heavenly host and the other one sees a flying elephant."
- Terry Pratchett

"Don’t be afraid to go into the Mist." -Sophie Madden #trvst #quotes #getoutside #noplanetb #foggy #mist #fogs #foggydays #fog

"Don’t be afraid to go into the Mist."
- Sophie Madden

"Nothing is more mysterious than watching a lonely man who is taking for a morning walk in a foggy street!" -Mehmet Murat ildan #trvst #quotes #naturelovers #planet #mist #mysterious #fogs #foggydays #foggy

"Nothing is more mysterious than watching a lonely man who is taking for a morning walk in a foggy street!"
- Mehmet Murat ildan

"Can anyone fly into these grey skies? Is there somewhere I'm meant to be? Sea fog comes like a river Rolls a stone it's rolling" -Jesse Quin #trvst #quotes #natureseekers #planet #mist #fog #foggy #foggydays #fogs

"Can anyone fly into these grey skies?
Is there somewhere I'm meant to be?
Sea fog comes like a river
Rolls a stone it's rolling"
- Jesse Quin

"She was like the morning fog, mystical yet dangerous." -Ajay Moses #trvst #quotes #gogreen #conservation #foggydays #mist #fog #fogs #foggy

"She was like the morning fog, mystical yet dangerous."
- Ajay Moses

"All weather is sin-related. Lust causes thunder, anger causes fog, and you don’t want to know what causes dew." -Stephen Colbert #trvst #quotes #wildlifeplanet #gogreen #fog #foggydays #mist #fogs #foggy

"All weather is sin-related. Lust causes thunder, anger causes fog, and you don’t want to know what causes dew."
- Stephen Colbert

"Fog may be unpleasant, and traveling in fog can be hazardous, but breathing fog cannot harm you." -Michael Allaby #trvst #quotes #planet #conservation #foggy #fog #foggydays #mist #fogs

"Fog may be unpleasant, and traveling in fog can be hazardous, but breathing fog cannot harm you."
- Michael Allaby

"Not how well you see in clear weather but how well you see in foggy weather determines how better you are than others!" -Mehmet Murat Ildan #trvst #quotes #gogreen #natureseekers #fogs #mist #foggydays #fog #foggy

"Not how well you see in clear weather but how well you see in foggy weather determines how better you are than others!"
- Mehmet Murat Ildan

"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 #trvst #quotes #natureseekers #conservation #foggydays #mist #fogs #fog #foggy

"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

"Fog is more dangerous than dark, as it gives the illusion of seeing." -Aleksandra Ninkovic #trvst #quotes #wildernessnation #getoutside #fog #foggydays #mist #fogs #foggy

"Fog is more dangerous than dark, as it gives the illusion of seeing."
- Aleksandra Ninkovic

"Foggy hangover....fending off sloth and torpor....the battle within!" -Mukesh Kwatra #trvst #quotes #getoutside #noplanetb #fog #foggy #fogs #mist #foggydays

"Foggy hangover....fending off sloth and torpor....the battle within!"
- Mukesh Kwatra

"Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it." -Claude Adrien Helvetius #trvst #quotes #planet #gogreen #foggy #fog #foggydays #fogs #mist

"Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it."
- Claude Adrien Helvetius

"Love is a fog that burns with the first daylight of reality." -Charles Bukowski #trvst #quotes #conservation #wildernessnation #mist #foggydays #fogs #fog #foggy

"Love is a fog that burns with the first daylight of reality."
- Charles Bukowski

Fog quotes about nature, clearing, beauty, and eerie scenes

The fog can add unique beauty to the environment or just look eerie. It often also comes with a feeling that contributes to the entire mood. As the giant fog rolls away, we see the beauty of the scene in front of us. 

“The fog eventually clears itself.”

~ Marty Rubin

Foggy nights can sometimes feel more eerie and unsettling. As the morning sky clears, we can see it clearly. Sometimes, this allows us to appreciate nature's beauty even more. This section explores various quotes about fog and its place in nature and creating scenes.

"And when the fog’s over and the stars and the moon come out at night it’ll be a beautiful sight." -Jack Kerouac #trvst #quotes #mothernature #earth #fogs #foggy #fog #mist #foggydays

"And when the fog’s over and the stars and the moon come out at night it’ll be a beautiful sight."
- Jack Kerouac

"At night the fog was thick and full of light, and sometimes voices." -Erin Bow #trvst #quotes #earth #environment #mist #light #foggy #fogs #foggydays

"At night the fog was thick and full of light, and sometimes voices."
- Erin Bow

"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 #trvst #quotes #planet #environment #foggy #science #foggydays #fog #mist

"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

"Fog and smog should not be confused and are easily separated by color." -Chuck Jones #trvst #quotes #wildlifeplanet #mothernature #fog #mist #fogs #foggy #foggydays

"Fog and smog should not be confused and are easily separated by color."
- Chuck Jones

"I wonder sometimes if fog is just the clouds that could not stand being away from the earth any longer." -Tyler Knott Gregson #trvst #quotes #earth #noplanetb #fogs #earth #foggy #mist #foggydays

"I wonder sometimes if fog is just the clouds that could not stand being away from the earth any longer."
- Tyler Knott Gregson

"If a fog is composed of small ice crystals it is termed frozen fog." -Steven L. Horstmeyer #trvst #quotes #naturelovers #conservation #foggydays #mist #fogs #foggy #fog

"If a fog is composed of small ice crystals it is termed frozen fog."
- Steven L. Horstmeyer

"Moonless winter night - a billow of rising fog hides the distance pines." -Leonard Moore #trvst #quotes #planet #noplanetb #fog #foggy #mist #foggydays #fogs

"Moonless winter night - a billow of rising fog hides the distance pines."
- Leonard Moore

"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 #trvst #quotes #wildernessnation #conservation #foggydays #fogs #fog #foggy #mist

"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

"The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on." -Carl Sandburg #trvst #quotes #natureseekers #planet #fogs #cat #foggydays #silent #foggy

"The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on."
- Carl Sandburg

"Beneath the foggy sky the glowing sea is hazy, the soft light of a scarf over a lamp." -Melissa Barbeau #trvst #quotes #naturelovers #savetheplanet #foggydays #light #foggy #fog #fogs

"Beneath the foggy sky the glowing sea is hazy, the soft light of a scarf over a lamp."
- Melissa Barbeau

"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 #trvst #quotes #getoutside #savetheplanet #mist #water #fogs #foggy #fog

"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

"I like the muted sounds, the shroud of grey, and the silence that comes with fog." -Om Malik #trvst #quotes #mothernature #wildernessnation #mist #silence #fogs #foggydays #foggy

"I like the muted sounds, the shroud of grey, and the silence that comes with fog."
- Om Malik

"The future is a fog that is still hanging out over the sea, a boat that floats home or does not." -Anne Sexton #trvst #quotes #naturelovers #natureseekers #fog #future #mist #foggy #foggydays

"The future is a fog that is still hanging out over the sea, a boat that floats home or does not."
- Anne Sexton

"There it is, fog, atmospheric moisture still uncertain in destination, not quite weather and not altogether mood, yet partaking of both." -Hal Borland #trvst #quotes #noplanetb #environment #mist #foggy #fog #fogs #foggydays

"There it is, fog, atmospheric moisture still uncertain in destination, not quite weather and not altogether mood, yet partaking of both."
- Hal Borland

"Without trees, mountains, fogs or rains, the Sun cannot create its own magic!" -Mehmet Murat Ildan #trvst #quotes #wildlifeplanet #mothernature #foggydays #magic #fogs #trees #mist

"Without trees, mountains, fogs or rains, the Sun cannot create its own magic!"
- Mehmet Murat Ildan

Fog quotes from the arts and literature

Many art and literature works have fog settings. Sometimes, you’ll read sentences following a character down a foggy street or road. If this is a night walk, it often comes with a sense of mystery as we anticipate what such a road might present. There are also song lyrics and movie scenes that highlight foggy scenes. Here are some fog quotes from the arts and literature that discuss this weather phenomenon.

"I must go in, the fog is rising." -Emily Dickinson. #trvst #quotes #environment #getoutside #fogs #mist #fog #foggy #foggydays

"I must go in, the fog is rising."
- Emily Dickinson.

"A thin grey fog hung over the city, and the streets were very cold; for summer was in England." -Rudyard Kipling #trvst #quotes #earth #getoutside #foggydays #summer #fog #mist #foggy

"A thin grey fog hung over the city, and the streets were very cold; for summer was in England."
- Rudyard Kipling

"It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog." -Joseph Conrad #trvst #quotes #earth #gogreen #mist #world #fog #fogs #foggydays

"It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog."
- Joseph Conrad

"We love fog because it shifts old anomalies into the elements surrounding them." -Eavan Boland #trvst #quotes #environment #natureseekers #mist #love #foggy #foggydays #fog

"We love fog because it shifts old anomalies into the elements surrounding them."
- Eavan Boland

"...moonlight disappears down the hills mountains vanish into fog and I vanish into poetry." -Sanober Khan #trvst #quotes #nature #earth #fogs #poetry #mist #moonlight #foggydays

"...moonlight disappears down the hills mountains vanish into fog and I vanish into poetry."
- Sanober Khan

"Three foggy mornings and one rainy day. Will rot the best birch fence a man can build." -Robert Frost #trvst #quotes #environment #conservation #fogs #foggy #mist #fog #foggydays

"Three foggy mornings and one rainy day. Will rot the best birch fence a man can build."
- Robert Frost

"Composing is like driving down a foggy road toward a house. Slowly you see more details of the house-the color of the slates and bricks, the shape of the windows. The notes are the bricks and the mortar of the house." -Benjamin Britten #trvst #quotes #wildlifeplanet #gogreen #foggydays #foggy #mist #fogs #fog

"Composing is like driving down a foggy road toward a house. Slowly you see more details of the house-the color of the slates and bricks, the shape of the windows. The notes are the bricks and the mortar of the house."
- Benjamin Britten

"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 #trvst #quotes #naturelovers #getoutside #foggy #mist #foggydays #fog #fogs

"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

"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 #trvst #quotes #natureseekers #noplanetb #foggy #poetry #mist #fog #foggydays

"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

"The fog unrolls itself to be a prayer rug to the mountains." -Jonathan Lockwood Huie #trvst #quotes #earth #naturelovers #foggy #foggydays #fogs #fog #mist

"The fog unrolls itself to be a prayer rug to the mountains."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"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 #trvst #quotes #wildernessnation #earth #fogs #writing #fog #pure #foggy

"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

A Few More Inspirational Quotes About The Fog

"Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys, so does ancient sin cling to the low places, the depressions in the world consciousness."

~ Dewitt Bodeen

“You fog the mind, you stir the soul.”

~ Robbie Robertson

“That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key.”

~ Elizabeth Wurtzel

"Fog awakens our sense of adventure and invites us to explore the unknown.”

~ Unknown

“Humans believe so many lies because we aren’t aware. We ignore the truth or we just don’t see the truth. When we are educated, we accumulate a lot of knowledge, and all that knowledge is just like a wall of fog that doesn’t allow us to perceive the truth, what really is.”

~ Don Miguel Ruiz

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