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The 61 Best Quotes About Rain

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Rainy days can be wonderful or depressing.

Rain brings forth life, and grows our crops. It can also cause floods and ruin a perfectly nice picnic… This collection of quotes celebrates the pros and cons of rain.

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

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. Unknown


The sound of the rain needs no translation. Alan Watts

Invariably our best nights were those when it rained. Henry David Thoreau

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. Langston Hughes

Some people feel the rain — others just get wet. Roger Miller

When it rains, look for rainbows. When it’s dark, look for stars. Unknown

I am sure it is a great mistake always to know enough to go in when it rains. One may keep snug and dry by such knowledge, but one misses a world of loveliness. Adeline Knapp

The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night
And I love the rain. Langston Hughes

The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually. Eeyore

Innocent droplets of rain make almost all events quite natural. Visar Zhiti

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

I like people who smile when it’s raining. Unknown

That would be something, really would be something, to meet you in the pouring rain, to meet you in the falling rain, darling. Grateful Dead

Expect sadness like you expect rain. Both, cleanse you. Nayyirah Waheed


Without rain, there would be no life. John Updike

I sat by my window, as the rain whispered “Be patient, the rainbow is soon to come.” Samar Jadeed

All was silent as before — All silent save the dripping rain. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Go outside and catch as many raindrops as you can. For every one you catch, it’s how much you love me and for every one you miss, that’s how much I love you. Unknown

I believe in running through the rain and crashing into the person you love and having your lips bleed on each other. Billy Bob Thorton

Kiss me with rain on your eyelashes, come on, let us sway together, under the trees, and to hell with thunder. Edwin Morgan

…and there were always those nights where she preferred the rain over people. Because the rain would remind her of how she should feel and people would remind her of the things she always wanted to forget. R.M. Drake

A profusion of pink roses being ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring. William Carlos William


When it rains, it pours. American Proverb

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

We are the same as plants, as trees, as other people, as the rain that falls. Buddha

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

If you think it’s going to rain, it will. Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Cuddle up. Rain always stops. It always stops. It always does. Ellen Gilchrist

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

The storm starts, when the drops start dropping; When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping. Dr. Seuss

For the rain it raineth every day. William Shakespeare

The richness of the rain made me feel safe and protected; I have always considered the rain to be healing—a blanket—the comfort of a friend. Without at least some rain in any given day, or at least a cloud or two on the horizon, I feel overwhelmed by the information of sunlight and yearn for the vital, muffling gift of falling water. Douglas Coupland

The best kind of rain, of course, is a cozy rain. This is the kind the anonymous medieval poet makes me remember, the rain that falls on a day when you’d just as soon stay in bed a little longer, write letters or read a good book by the fire, take early tea with hot scones and jam and look out the streaked window with complacency. Susan Allen Toth

The rain falling reminds me of you because it’s falling hard, and I am too. Unknown

The dearest events are summer-rain. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

I always feel sorry for people who think more about a rainy day ahead than sunshine today. Rae Foley

There is little chance that meteorologists can solve the mysteries of weather until they gain an understanding of the mutual attraction of rain and weekends. Arnot Sheppard

Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. Satchel Paige

Those who hate rain hate life. Dejan Stojanovic


Being soaked alone is cold. Being soaked with your best friend is an adventure. Emily Wing Smith

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

A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener. Henry David Thoreau

I love you because no two snowflakes are alike, and it is possible, if you stand tippy-toe, to walk between the raindrops. Nikki Giovanni

There’s always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down. Don Delillo

I went to bed and woke in the middle of the night thinking I heard someone cry, thinking I myself was weeping, and I felt my face and it was dry. Then I looked at the window and thought: Why, yes, it’s just the rain, the rain, always the rain, and turned over, sadder still, and fumbled about for my dripping sleep and tried to slip it back on. Ray Bradbury

I’m tired, it’s raining, and I am not a waterlily. Russell Page

Blame it on the rain. Milli Vanilli

Sometimes i feel that I control the rain in my country, all i have to do is wash my car. Alaa Abi Jomaa

But tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the sun. The Beatles

When it rains it pours and when it shines you get melanoma. Sol Luckman

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain. William Shakespeare

But the true lover of rain…. has a deep inner enjoyment of the rain, as rain, and his sense of its beauty drinks it in as thirstily as does the drinking earth. It refreshes and cools his heart and brain; he longs to go forth into the fields, to feel its steady stream, to scent its fragrance; to stand under some heavy-foliaged chestnut-tree, and hear the rushing music on the crowded leaves. John Richard Vernon

The only noise now was the rain, pattering softly with the magnificent indifference of nature for the tangled passions of humans. Sherwood Smith

Cause raindrops will hide my teardrops. The Temptations

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

I’m just waiting for people to start asking me to make the rain disappear. David Copperfield

If people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane. John Green

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

Life’s not about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene

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

Can you hear me, that when it rains and shines it’s just a state of mind? The Beatles

Whenever it rains you will think of her. Neil Gaiman

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Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head. But that doesn’t mean my eyes will soon be turning red. Crying’s not for me. Cause I ain’t gonna stop the rain by complaining. B.J. Thomas

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