Phrases About

Phrases about Rain

It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Paul Clifford

The quality of mercy is not strained It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed- It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes. William Shakespeare

To stay in places and to leave, to trust, to distrust, to no longer believe and believe again, . . . to watch the snow come, to watch it go, to hear rain on a tent, to know where I can find what I want. Ernest Hemingway

(i do not know what it is about you that closes
and opens;only something in me understands
the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses)
nobody,not even the rain, has such small hands e.e. cummings

Look at the bow in the cloud, in the very rain itself. That is a sign that the sun, though you cannot see it, is shining still -- that up above beyond the cloud is still sunlight and warmth and cloudless blue sky. Charles Kingsley

May there always be work for your hands to do, May your purse always hold a coin or two. May the sun always shine warm on your windowpane, May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you, And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you. Blessing Irish

Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain. Pierre Trudeau

The way I see it if you want the rainbow you gotta put up with the rain. Dolly Parton

I violated the Noah rule: Predicting rain doesn’t count; building arks does. Warren Buffett

If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. Dolly Parton

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, and snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. John Ruskin

A guest is like rain: when he lingers on, he becomes a nuisance. Yiddish Proverb

If a kid asks where rain comes from, I think a cute thing to tell him is 'God is crying.' And if he asks why God is crying, another cute thing to tell him is 'Probably because of something you did.' Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow. Jerry Chin

If you want to have the rainbow, Then sometimes you're gonna have to deal with the rain. Unknown

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. Dolly Parton

The sound of fresh rain run-off splashing from the roof reminded me of the sound of urine splashing into a filthy Texaco latrine. Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted,
If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning
Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment;
That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

He who, having lost one ideal, refuses to give his heart and soul to another and nobler, is like a man who declines to build a house on rock because the wind and rain ruined his house on the sand. Constance Naden

Be still sad heart and cease repining;
Behind the clouds the sun is shining,
Thy fate is the common fate of all,
Into each life a little rain must fall,
Some days must be dark and dreary. Longfellow

Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called 'rain'. Michael McClary

I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will. Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. Bob Dylan

Eric Draven It can't rain all the time. Crow, The

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Herodotus, Inscription, New York City Post Office, adapted from Herodotus

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain. Mark Twain

He who is drowned is not troubled by the rain. Chinese Proverb

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. Robert Frost

Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. You are the center of your universe, and you can make anything happen. Ashley Smith

If you don't go fishing because you thought it might rain you will never go fishing. This applies to more than fishing. Gary Sow

April is the cruellest month, breedingLilacs out of the dead land, mixingMemory out of desire, stirringDull roots with spring rain.Winter kept us warm, coveringEarth in a forgetful snow, feedingA little life with dried tubers. T. S. Eliot

Not snow, no, nor rain, nor heat, nor night keeps them from accomplishing their appointed courses with all speed. Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus

Some people walk in the rain… others just get wet… Roger Miller

Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring. Chinese Proverb

Never lose sight of the importance of a beautiful sunrise, Or watching your kids sleep, or the smell of rain. It's often the little things that really matter in life. Unknown

If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain. Dolly Parton

When clouds form in the skies we know that rain will follow but we must not wait for it. Nothing will be achieved by attempting to interfere with the future before the time is ripe. Patience is needed. I Ching

Love is something like the clouds that were in the sky, Before the sun came out. You cannot touch the clouds, you know but you feel the rain and know How glad the flowers and the thirsty earth are to have it after a hot day. You cannot touch love either, But you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything. Annie Sullivan

Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought. Dwight D. Morrow

Rain usually makes me feel mellow. Curl up in the corner time, slow down, smell the furniture. Today it just makes me feel wet. Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Dateline: Cicely, 1992

We can be honest without saying what we mean to say, we can talk about the weather while ignoring the rain. Danielle Donoho

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain. William Shakespeare, King Henry VI, Part 3

May the sun always shine on your windowpane May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain May the hand of a friend always be near you May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you. Blessing Irish

The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore. W. Somerset Maugham