Rain quotes

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Rain features

What is rain? It is air with a layer of water. (Vladimir Mayakovsky)

Rain is a dotted river. (Grégoire Lacroix)

Small rains are long, sudden storms are short. (William Shakespeare)

Rain always seems to me like a thousand little kisses from Heaven. (Elke Heinrich)

The silence… It’s the rain falling on tiptoe. (Radmu)

Rain produces two contradictory phenomena. It makes snails appear and taxis disappear. (Paul Vincente)

The sun laughs, the sky weeps — as if there weren’t also a laughing rain and never a mourning sun. (Kurt Marti)

There are no oceans. There are just a lot of raindrops. (Markus Weidmann)

It rained for four years, eleven months and two days… The air was so saturated with moisture that fish could enter the house through the open door, swim through the rooms and swim out of the windows. (Gabriel García Márquez)

It was one of those nasty dacha rains that usually, once begun, drag on for a long time, for weeks, until the chilled dacha resident, getting used to it, sinks into complete apathy. (Anton Chekhov)

Life and rain

Rain happens in every life. (P.G. Wodehouse)

Into each life some rain must fall. (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain. (Vivian Greene)

Without rain, there is no life. (Jerry Yang)

Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life. (John Updike)

Those who hate rain hate life. (Dejan Stojanovic)

Even rain is not always undesirable in life. (Stefan Fleischer)

My sister is life and today in the flood She was hurt by the spring rain about everyone… (Boris Pasternak)

My rainy days counting the days Make life pass drop by drop Without pain or remorse And I stay in this shadow Where hope falls asleep. (Christopher Hilmoine)

When I try to live, I feel like a poor little seamstress who can never make a beautiful thing, who only spoils and hurts herself, and who, having thrown away everything: scissors, cloth, thread, begins to sing. At the window behind which it rains endlessly. (Marina Tsvetaeva)

Tears and rain

Tears are just a sudden rain. (Sahar Khalifa)

I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying. (Charlie Chaplin)

Crying in the rain. No one sees your tears and your pain gets washed away. (Elizabeth Bourgeret)

Tears fall in my heart like the rain on the town. (Paul Verlaine)

We need not be ashamed of our tears, they are a rain on the dust of the earth which covers our hardened hearts. (Charles Dickens)

Tears are rain, taking away a thunderstorm. (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

Tears are like a thunderstorm, after them a person becomes quieter… (Ivan Turgenev)

I saw in space and time that my tears are like the rain that washes all my soul. (Paulo Fernandesky)

There are delicious spring rains where the sky seems to be crying with joy. (Paul-Jean Toulet)

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams. (Hosea Ballou)

Love and rain

Let love fall like rain over the world. Everyone can then wipe the drops off their forehead if it bothers them… (Wolfgang J. Reus)

He took an umbrella from her hands and she pressed herself even closer to him, and happiness drummed from above. (Vladimir Nabokov)

You are like rain in the desert — just as sweet and long-awaited! (Catherine Asaro)

And I don’t care what age you are, kissing in the rain is the best. (Carew Papritz)

The woman I love, the rain does not fall on her. (Louis Chedid)

He was waiting for me in the rain. I will never forget this. It was raining, I was late, and he was waiting for me. So simple. But it is impossible to forget this! (Renata Litvinova)

You ask why I love rain?.. Rain is when we are together. We do not need to go to visit, and no one will come to us, because — Rain. (Leonid Yengibarov)

Never have sex on Saturday night, because if it rains on Sunday, you won’t know what to do. (Sacha Guitry)

People and rain

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet. (Roger Miller)

Oh! Ordinary respectful people are boring like the rain. (Marcel Dubé)

If you think it’s going to rain, it will. (Clint Eastwood)

Two people were looking out the same window. One saw rain and mud. The other is green foliage, spring and blue sky. Two people were looking out the same window. (Rasul Gamzatov)

The man stands on his hind legs to receive less rain and to be able to hang medals on his chest. (Jean Giraudoux)

Taking advantage of the rain to close your eyes and listen to it fall is called meditation. (Nicole Bordeleau)

Attitude to rain

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain. (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards. (Vladimir Nabokov)

I’ve always found the rain very calming. (Venus Williams)

For example, I really like it when it rains on Sunday. Somehow you feel more comfortable. (Erich Maria Remarque)

I never curse the rain, this deprived little sister of the sun. (Christian Bobin)

It ‘s raining outside, but I don’t believe in it. (Viktor Tsoi)

Rain is my favorite. And spring, and summer, and autumn. Any and always. (Mariam Petrosyan)

I love the rain. It’s my favorite weather. (Kristen Wiig)

I love the rain. I want the feeling of it on my face. (Katherine Mansfield)

Gardening and rain

All morning it has been raining. In the language of the garden, this is happiness. (Mary Oliver)

If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer’s crop, who are we to say it shouldn’t rain? (Tom Barrett)

During the absence of rain, it is the young trees that turn yellow first. Old people have underground hiding places called experience. (Felix Leclerc)

Give us Rain, Rain,’ said the bean and the pea. «Not so much sun, not so much sun.» But the Sun smiles bravely and encouragingly, and no rain falls and no waters run. (Robert Graves)

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Umbrella and rain

It is not pure hearts that avoid the downpour, but people with umbrellas. (Anatole France)

Whoever goes out with an umbrella has the right to rain. (Klaus Konjetzky)

Don’t look at the rain. Look at the scattering of colorful umbrellas. (Nadeya Yasminska)

There is only one surefire way not to forget your umbrella, and that is: rain. (Elmar Schenkel)

How am I supposed to believe people who pray fervently for rain and don’t take an umbrella? (Pavel Kosorin)

Rain, however, everyone loves, only some people call it «bad weather» and grab their umbrellas. And what else to expect from people?.. (Max Frei)

Rainbow and rain

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

The rainbow usually makes up for standing in the rain. (Francis Paul Wilson)

The rainbow is the bad weather postcard. (Thomas Renzie)

If you follow the rain clouds you will find out where the rainbows are hiding. (Anthony T Hincks)

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow. (Gilbert K. Chesterton)

Sorrow and rain

I need things to accompany me in my sadness. Such as rain. (Tonino Guerra)

One can find so many pains when the rain is falling. (John Steinbeck)

My sorrow, when she’s here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane. (Robert Frost)

How sad is the weeping of the old man! – Nightly rain that does not hope for sun and a clear sky. (Konstantinos Christomanos)

England and rain

Rain is something the Brits do better than anyone. (Marilyn French)

In England, it’s easy to tell if summer is finally here: the rain is getting hotter. (Tim Harrod)

In his infinite goodness, God gave rain to the English in order to provide them for eternity with a subject of conversation. (Anthony Chester)

Sky and rain

Before falling to the ground, The rain touched the sky. (Charles de Leusse)

The sky still appeared unable to make up it’s mind whether it wanted to rain or not. (J.K. Rowling)

Sky: place of delights said to be Paradise and from which rain, lightning, hail and bombs also come to us. (Albert Brie)

Happiness and rain

It never rains on happy people. (Lawrence Roman)

Rain was invented to make man feel happy under a roof. (Sylvain Tesson)

There are many things I do for amusement, but for happiness I like to gather up my memories and go for a walk in the rain. (Robert Breault)

Music and rain

Music, like rain, drop by drop, seeps into the heart and enlivens it. (Romain Rolland)

I’m singing in the rain, just singing in the rain; What a wonderful feeling, I’m happy again. (Arthur Freed)

O my silent rain, you are a favorite of plants, you are on the sonorous keys — consolation in pain, and you give the soul of a person the same echo, the same darkness that the soul of a lulled field! (Federico García Lorca)

Dirt and rain

Rain didn’t make things messy. People did that all on their own. (Barbara Delinsky)

Tears are the rain of the soul. They wash away all the dirt. (Henry Gougaud)

You pray for rain, you got to deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it. (Denzel Washington)

Dancing and rain

Life is all about dancing in the rain and creating your own rainbow. (Theras Primus)

Let’s sing and dance in the rain. As long as it is not radioactive… (Guy Bedos)

From dancing in the rain to crying silently in the rain we all grew up. (Malcolm Monserrate)

Food and rain

Stew’s so comforting on a rainy day. (Dodie Smith)

Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book. (Bill Watterson)

What’s a rainy day without some delicious coffee-flavoured loneliness? (Sanober Khan)

Summer and rain

A summer rain is pleasant, a rainy summer quite abominable. (Eugene Roth)

Summer rain always brings with it the smell of the sea. (Banana Yoshimoto)

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. (Langston Hughes)

Also, quotes about summer

Poetry and rain

I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests. (Pablo Neruda)

Today is the first of August. It is hot, steamy and wet. It is raining. I am tempted to write a poem. But I remember what it said on one rejection slip: ‘After a heavy rainfall, poems titled ‘Rain’ pour in from across the nation. (Sylvia Plath)

Sun and rain

If you hate the rain, you don’t deserve the sun. (Frank Roesner)

The rain that breaks down on the clods of earth may well awaken germs, but golden grain and harvest blessings only ripen in sunlight. (Theodor Fontane)

Also, quotes about sun

Sea and rain

The sky is an inverted ocean. From time to time it falls on us, washing houses and hills with sea water. (Frédéric Beigbeder)

The rain was slowly moving in from the sea. It lay above the water like heavy smoke. Seagulls darted and squealed in white wisps of smoke. (Konstantin Paustovsky)

Trouble and rain

Always here, when there is some kind of trouble, it certainly rains. (Aleksandr Kuprin)

It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent. (Dave Barry)

Dreams and rain

Wake, rain, wave down, wake my dreams again. Rain, pour down, wake my dreams again. (Klaus Groth)

It was raining, it was a dreary time when women go from one dream to another to kill someone there. (Milorad Pavić)

God and rain

God is in the rain. (Alan Moore)

Trust in God brings counsel from heaven, which thaws as gently as rain from the clouds. (Juan Antonio Perez Bonalde)

Memories and rain

When it rains, it seems that something is about to be remembered. (Ryū Murakami)

These feelings from the past sometimes come back to me. Together with the then noise of rain, the then smell of the wind… (Haruki Murakami)

Clouds and rain

Clouds don’t disappear, they turn into rain. (Buddha)

The clouds are lucky: rain never comes from above. (Ilaria Pilastro)

Drops of rain

When it rains, you should close your eyes and listen to the drops. (Volker Harmgardt)

A drop of rain, like an eye at the end of an antenna. (Jules Renard)

Flowers and rain

Rain is the language of flowers. (Emily Dickinson)

Let the tears flow, the flowers sprout in the rain! (Theodor Storm)

Also, quotes about flowers


Civilization is nothing but a coat of paint washed away by the next rain. (Auguste Rodin)

In rainy weather, it is not a sin to do something for your education. (Erich Maria Remarque)


Among the topics of rain quotes, I would highlight England, tears, umbrella, rainbow, sun, sorrow.

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