437 Inspiring Quotes about Rain

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Rain quotes

Snap your fingerstop the world – rain falls harder

— Jack Kerouac

Doubters don’t mean a damn thing. I doubt it’ll rain tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean I control the rain. What I think has no bearing on what is. The wise ask questions, Perry. The weak doubt.

— Veronica Rossi, Roar and Liv

He took me down and out into the afterlife of the brightly lit streets, a haze of rain around each streetlight like a galaxy, the whole street a universe spread out like a banquet.

— Michael Montoure, Slices

Certain emotions just take you to the notes – being furious, heroic, sad, erotic, when rain comes.

— Jeff Buckley

I know Sir John will go though he was sure it would rain cats and dogs.

— Jonathan Swift

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

— John Updike

It takes sunshine and rain to make a rainbow. There would be no rainbows without sunshine and rain.

— Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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

I hear hundreds of years of life. I hear wind and rain and fire and beetles. I hear the seasons changing and birds and squirrels. I hear the life of the trees this wood came from.

— Garth Stein, A Sudden Light

It comes back all at once: a woman on a beach, a tree, a wind that calms, a rain that cleanses, but does not wet.

— Richard Payment, For Want of Wonders

Good guys, Win in movies, Baby My heart is crying Like rain in May

— Sami Abouzid

When you pray for a rainbow you pray for rain too.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

… only darkened trails of rain could paint your face upon a pane…

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

Like rain drops dripping on the floor like a thousand drumists beating those drums repeatedly, My blood runs through my veins ninety nine point nine metres per second when i think of you.

— Nomthandazo Tsembeni

It seemed unreasonable, unfair, that a woman so young and beautiful should be so exhausted. Of course, it was neither unreasonable nor unfair. Exhaustion pays no mind to age and beauty. Like rain and earthquakes and hail and floods.

— Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance

…tears and rain are the same thing, they’re meant to wash you clean and make you grow. If you don’t let them out, you’ll drown inside.

— Celeste De Blasis, The Tiger’s Woman

The rain is falling ever harder and all I can hear is the sound of the water. I’m drenched but I can’t move.

— Paulo Coelho, Aleph

Ithink that theworld should be full of cats and full of rain, that’s all, justcats andrain, rain and cats, very nice, goodnight.

— Charles Bukowski, Betting on the Muse: Poems and Stories

We bring the fucking rain Q, not the scattered showers.

— John Green

I find her anecdotes more efficacious than sheep-counting, rain on a tin roof, or alanol tablets…. you will find me and Morpheus, off in a corner, necking.

— Dorothy Parker

Major Chhetri’s pronouncement when we’d first arrived in Nepal came echoing back: “Things that start in the rain end well.

— Jane Wilson-Howarth, A Glimpse of Eternal Snows: A Journey of Love and Loss in the Himalayas

Love in the rain is better than hate in the sunshine.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

At times like these, size really does matter, ” I point out, at I extend my ginormous umbrella over her in a way that stops any rain droplets from falling on her.My Best Valentine’s Day Ever, A Short Story by Zack Love

— Zack Love, Stories and Scripts: an Anthology

Londoners, with their noses pressed to cold windows, smiled, for a mid-summer storm was raging across England. Zues had blessed their land, taking away the bright happy sun and replacing it with gusty winds, lashing rain and utter misery.

— Anya Wylde, Penelope

where some god pissed a rain of reason to make things grow only to die

— Charles Bukowski

On the rue de la Crosse, the Hotel of Bees becomes almost weightless for a moment, lifted in a spiral of flame, before it begins to rain the pieces back to the earth

— Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

The story became a cloud, and the cloud a sheet of rain, and rain fell throughout the empire.

— Alice Hoffman

When God opens the windows of heaven for rain to flow, those who will enjoy are those who sow! Don’t misuse the blessings of God… Get a seed today to grow!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

We are living in a time when flowers are trying to live on flowers, instead of on good rain and black loam.

— Ray Bradbury

Encouragement from any source is like a drop of rain upon a parched desert. Thanks to all the many others who rained on me when I needed it, and even when I foolishly thought I didn’t.(acknowledgements in The P.U.R.E.)

— Claire Gillian

Your steady rain of words soaked me to the skin

— John Geddes

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

An author’s dream does not necessarily come instantly. Rather, it is cultivated and nurtured, every epiphany and idea are like rain drops that bring life to the story being written.

— M.J. Stoddard

at first when the rain fell from the sky so wide and deepit smelled like sage, my favorite smellI went up on the plateau to watch it cometo see the gifts it always broughtbut this rain changed from blue to black and leftnothing.

— Ally Condie, Matched

No wolf falters before the bite, so strike.No hawk wavers before the dive, so swing.No sun pauses before the set, just strike.No rain delays before the fall, just swing.

— Shannon Hale, Princess Academy

Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…”It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…

— Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

No rain can’t get the rainbow.

— ayumi hamasaki rainbow

The sky mingled with the Earth infinitely in the tenderness of rain drops.

— Meeta Ahluwalia

I shall have peace, as leafy trees are peaceful When rain bends down the bough; And I shall be more silent and cold-hearted Than you are now.

— Sara Teasdale, Rivers to the Sea

…I lost my illusions in a black rain of bitterness – now what do you see in my eyes? How can you still love me? How can I be tender? …

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

He wanted to fuck her loudly on a hard bed with rain beating on the windows.

— Don DeLillo, Mao II

We all wish to live. We all seek a world in which men are freed of the burdens of ignorance, poverty, hunger and disease. And we shall all be hard-pressed to escape the deadly rain of nuclear fall-out should catastrophe overtake us.

— Haile Selassie

The rain fluctuates between drizzle and torrential. It messes with your mind. It makes you think things will always be like this, never getting better, always letting you down right when you though the worst was over.

— Susane Colasanti, Waiting for You

In the rain Still crying In the rain She’s dancing Again & again Broken hearts Still meltingLike ice on fire ….

— Sami Abouzid

He laid his hands on her head, pushing back the hood. He began to speak. His voice was soft, and the words were in no tongue she had ever heard. The sound of them came into her heart like rain falling. She grew still to listen.

— Ursula K. Le Guin, The Tombs of Atuan

The Line welcomed rain and sun. Seeds germinated in mass graves, between skulls and femurs and broken pick handles, tendrils rose up alongside dog spikes and clavicles, thrust around teak sleepers and tibias, scapulas, vertebrae, fibulas and femurs.

— Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Rain storms are destructive and renewing, I want to turn my bad days into rain storms.

— Anastasia Bolinder

The real rain dance is when the rain dances.

— Marty Rubin

It was true that the city could still throw shadows filled with mystifying figures from its past, whose grip on the present could be felt on certain strange days, when the streets were dark with rain and harmful ideas.

— Christopher Fowler, Ten Second Staircase

Yet the motion of the saw has not faltered, as though it and the arm functioned in a tranquil conviction that rain was an illusion of the mind.

— William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying

I am a continuation like the rain is the continuation of the cloud.

— Thich Nhat Hanh, No Death, No Fear

She dreamed of autumn. Of chilly autumn winds and soft fall rains. She could even feel the cool moisture as the rain drops touched her face and ran down her cheeks.

— Grace Willows, No Reservations

God is willing to help you with the rain if only you can sow your crops.

— Israelmore Ayivor, 101 Keys To Everyday Passion

Like rain HOPE trickles little by little at a time so that life may spring up when you’re parched.

— Tim Liwanag, Trustful Hope Memes

You can dance in the storm. Don’t wait for the rain to be over before because it might take too long. You can can do it now. Wherever you are, right now, you can start, right now; this very moment.

— Israelmore Ayivor

Vexed sailors curse the rain for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.

— Edmund Waller

It’s God’s world. He washes you clean. He makes you whole. He puts rain in your garden and sunshine in your heart. “Clarence

— James McBride, Song Yet Sung

A rain like melting pillows…a rain so beautifulI could neverhave let go ofif not certainthat someday…it would find its wayinto my poem.

— Sanober Khan, A Thousand Flamingos

When the rain stops falling, the pain comes fooling.

— Faqdil

Paddy Eagan, stay away from falling signs for a bit and you’ll be as right as rain come the weekend.

— Elizabeth C. Bunce, A Curse Dark as Gold

…he felt God the same way arthritic monks felt rain coming in their joints. He felt only a hint of him.

— Sue Monk Kidd, The Mermaid Chair

I wish the night would end, I wish the day’d begin, I wish it would rain or snow, or the wind would blow, or the grass would grow, I wish I had yesterday, I wish there were games to play…

— V.C. Andrews, Flowers in the Attic

For lo the winter is past the rain is over and gone the flowers appear on the earth.

— Bible

Laughter is like a windshield wiper, it doesn’t stop the rain but allows us to keep going.

— Auliq Ice

Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.

— Arna Bontemps

I quickly discovered that trying to go play golf while living in Manhattan was about as easy as trying to grab a taxi while standing out in front of Saks Fifth Avenue in the freezing rain on the last shopping day before Christmas.

— Dan Jenkins

I prefer you to be rainy than the rainbow , although the rain makes you sad but rainbow only make you happy for a while


Obviously, movies, you’re often on location, out in the rain or the sun, in a real place where the trees and the cars are real. But when you’re on stage, as an actor you’re imagining the environment that you’re in.

— Peter Jackson

The rain could turn to gold and still your thirst would not be slaked. Desire is unquenchable or it ends in tears, even in heaven.

— Anonymous

The unwelcome November rain had perversely stolen the day’s last hour and pawned it with that ancient fence, the night.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

After the rain cometh the fair weather.

— Aesop

All true friendliness begins with fire and food and drink and the recognition of rain or frost. …Each human soul has in a sense to enact for itself the gigantic humility of the Incarnation. Every man must descend into the flesh to meet mankind.

— G.K. Chesterton, What’s Wrong with the World

Don’t let the rain drive you to the wrong shelter; the shade can turn out to be your protector and also your destroyer, and sometimes the rain is the perfect protector from the rain.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Strains of music spring up, crystallizing in the night air like rain turning suddenly to snow, drifting to earth.

— Lauren Oliver, Delirium

If you live at the same time as great contemporaries, you become a flower getting rain live.

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

— Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds

The rain continued. It was a hard rain, a perpetual rain, a sweating and steaming rain; it was a mizzle, a downpour, a fountain, a whipping at the eyes, an undertow at the ankles; it was a rain to drown all rains and the memory of rains.

— Ray Bradbury

At this moment, you are seamlessly flowing with the cosmos. There is no difference between your breathing and the breathing of the rain forest, between your bloodstream and the world’s rivers, between your bones and the chalk cliffs of Dover.

— Deepak Chopra, The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life

For this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: ‘The jar of flour will not be used up and the jug of oil will not run dry until the day the LORD sends rain on the land.’ 1 Kings 17:14

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The world is full of terrible suffering, compared to which the small inconveniences of my childhood are as a drop of rain in the sea.

— Richard Rhodes, A Hole in the World: An American Boyhood

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

Much rain wears the marble.

— William Shakespeare

The rain begins with a single drop

— Manal Al-Sharif, Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening

We were running all over the front lawn and under the rainspouts, barefooted, in our underpants, with the rain pelting down, straight cold gray rain of Delta summers, wonderful rain. -Mexico

— Ellen Gilchrist, Light Can Be Both Wave and Particle

My phone is on my bed, whispering in my ear like a bottle of scotch to a recovering alcoholic, while the rain continues cackling at me through my window.

— Katja Millay

A day without family is like a year without rain

— Susan M Bisaha

Eyes can’t sense a smell of rain before it drops.Mind can’t see event of future before it happens.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Umbrella is comfort, rain is life! You must often leave comfort to touch the life!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Here comes the rain again.Falling on my arms like a tragedy.Reminding me of pain, as these drops wash away the tears falling down my cheeks.

— Shillpi S Banerrji

English rain feels obligatory, like paperwork. It dampens already damn days and slicks the stones.

— Maureen Johnson, The Madness Underneath

His eyes were eggs of unstable crystal, vibrating with a frequency whose name was rain and the sound of trains, suddenly sprouting a humming forest of hair-fine glass spines.

— William Gibson, Neuromancer

A cult? Jesus Christ. No wonder Anita is worried about her children. They’re like turkeys—they might drown themselves in the rain if you don’t watch ’em close enough.

— S.A. Stovall, Vice City

The world goes up and the world goes down And the sunshine follows the rain And yesterday’s sneer and yesterday’s frown Can never come over again.

— Charles Kingsley

Some people say the rain with no purpose and others say with memories and wishes

— Tagor Manroo

Lift up your heads, ye people, lift up your faces, too, open your mouths to sing His praise, and the rain will fall on you.

— Aimee Semple McPherson

For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty.

— John Cheever

You must stay focused, concentrating on the work at hand. Consistency makes the rain drops to create holes in the rock.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

What is the French word for rain? Le rain? La rain? Is the rain masculine or feminine? It’s such a bother that it must be masculine.

— Libba Bray, A Great and Terrible Beauty

A rain forest springs from the droppings of animals and grows greater than any cultivated garden; likewise, a great mass of literary skill springs from the droppings of writers that cross our minds through the reading we do.

— Agona Apell

The rain that falls wherever it pleases. I want to be that rain.

— Marty Rubin

Walking by yourself in the rain is for college kids who think loneliness makes poets.

— Peter S. Beagle, A Fine and Private Place

By the sandy water I breathe in the odor of the sea, From there the wind comes and blows over the world, By the sandy water I breathe in the odor of the sea, From there the clouds come and rain falls over the world.

— Jane Bierhorst, In the Trail of the Wind: American Indian Poems and Ritual Orations

Jade felt the cool rain on her new shapechanger skin.

— Isabelle Hardesty, Legends of the Dragon Vol. 1

Il pleure dans mon coeurComme il pleut sur la ville.Tears are shed in my heart like the rain on the town.

— Paul Verlaine, One Hundred and One Poems by Paul Verlaine: A Bilingual Edition

As it was universal truth no one can control the power of nature, it was useless to mourn when rain poured heavily when it was least needed.

— Deepika Kumaaraguru, Ethereal: The Dawn of the Blue

Sharing one umbrella, We have to hold each other, Round the waist to keep together, You ask me why I’m smiling-It’s because I’m thinking, I want it to rain forever.

— Vicki Feaver

A pure drop of rain may fall on a beautiful water lily or on a dirty mud pond! This is exactly what happens when we are born!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

You know, we queens loathed rain at the beach, small cocks, and reality, I think. In that order.

— Andrew Holleran, Dancer from the Dance

As the first hard drops of rain fell, the Witch caught sight, not of the girl’s face, but of the shoes. Her sister’s shoes. They sparkled even in the darkening afternoon. They sparkled like yellow diamonds, and embers of blood, and thorny stars.

— Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfilment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall.

— Helen Garner

just like the rain that patters on the ironsheets when your are having your best dream on the most important day of the of your life .thats the kind of happiness awaiting for us: would you marry me my sweatest word

— mashood dash

Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty, in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins.

— Gustave Flaubert

Happiness had never been like this before. Now it came like sun showers, the sun and the rain together. Happiness was happier than it had been – sharp, piercing, and snatched, like a breath while swimming in surf.

— Elizabeth Knox, Dreamhunter

The way the rain falls then rises back into the clouds only to fall again reminds me of love.

— Sara Secora

How beautiful this city, or perhaps any in the world, is to a woman who knows her bed awaits her even as she lingers, barefoot in the rain at midnight.

— Sharanya Manivannan, The High Priestess Never Marries

I had gotten so used to the taste of rain that I forgot what the sun tasted like. Bittersweet.

— Ana Patrick

They say this war is a cloud over the land! But they make the weather and then they stand in the rain and say, ‘Shit, it’s raining!

— Charles Frazier, Cold Mountain

Even cats have questions – like “Can’t you see my bowl is empty?” or “Why don’t you turn off the ***! rain now?” From their perspective we are gods!

— Jay Woodman

Dancing in the rain is better than despairing in the storm.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

The rain swirls over the trees and roofs of the town, and the parched earth soaks it up, exuding a fragrance that comes only once in a year, the fragrance of quenched earth, the most exhilarating of all smells.

— Ruskin Bond, Delhi Is Not Far

i am walking in the rain because no body can see my tear.

— Abbas

Instead of blue skies and sunshine, there are grey clouds and endless rain that seeps into your bones, your soul.

— Cathy Cassidy, Angel Cake

He stood in rain and the storm, watching a demon with his face standing and laughing at him on a chariot run by drunk horses. The storm threw dust into his eyes, while the demon unleashed the horses one after the other at him.

— Akshay Vasu

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

— John Green, Looking for Alaska

Like the dark clouds above that promised rain but withheld it, her presence there was a lie. For in truth, this horrific slaughter had already damned the small race; their fate had already come and gone.

— S.J. Pow, The Calling

That your eyes are like bits of sky seen through the leaves. And that, like the rain washes the mud from the leaves, you… how did he say it? Oh yes. That you wash the darkness from the world.

— Jessica Khoury, Origin

love is like a rain bow can be seen in many different colors

— Abby Taylor

Rain with no shoes is just as much fun as rain with big rubber galoshes.

— Carew Papritz, The Legacy Letters: his Wife, his Children, his Final Gift

Let it rain to You and drips on me, together we will get wet

— Jan Jansen

Please stop shaking your rain water in my direction. What next? Are you going to come over here, cock your leg and urinate upon my person?

— Stephen J. Day, Horizontal – The Recumbent Adventures of Philias Switchmoat

Thursday afternoon, the dark clouds closed in, and by Friday morning a heavy rain was falling. The mountain peaks were hazy sentinels, disappearing into misty fog that clung to the valley.

— Danika Stone, Edge of Wild

You’re nasty and you’re loud, you’re mean enough for two, If I could be a cloud, I’d rain all day on you.

— Jack Prelutsky

Suddenly finding it hard to breathe. It wasn’t because his grip was too tight, mind you. It was just the sudden proximity. And he smelled so good, the scent of fresh coffee and rain clinging to his skin as he leaned in.

— J.M. Richards, Tall, Dark Streak of Lightning

It was raining in the small, mountainous country of Llamedos. It was always raining in Llamedos. Rain was the country’s main export. It had rain mines.

— Terry Pratchett, Soul Music

Silent is the ruined land.Man is brutaland the rain does not wash awaythe painor rid the distant memory.It makes it glisten.

— Cecil Castellucci, Boy Proof

No. Don’t never go looking for love girl. Just wait. It’ll come. Like the rain fallin’ from the heaven, it’ll come. Just don’t never give up on love.

— Sonia Sanchez, Shake Loose My Skin: New and Selected Poems

My dream went all the way back to the beginning. The rain rose into the clouds, and the animals descended the ramp.

— Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Instead of sniping at her like Mrs. Mi, Mrs. Ting let my mother do all sorts of things she wanted, like reading novels: before, reading a book without a Marxist cover would bring down a rain of criticism about being a bourgeois intellectual.

— Jung Chang, Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

I took my friend’s hand as she helped me up. With our hands still linked and our flower crowns tangled in our hair, we danced, laughing with joy, through the rain and towards the school, the lightning showing us our path with its powerful light.

— Erica Sehyun Song, Thorns in the Shadow

Before the war, she’d never have gone out in the rain and happily stood in it. Now, it was a reminder that she was alive…

— Soraya Lane, Wives Of War

When we lay the soil of our hard lives open to the rain of grace and let joy penetrate our cracked and dry places, let joy soak into our broken skin and deep crevices, life grows. How can this not be the best thing for the world? For us?

— Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

Do it again and again. Consistency makes the rain drops to create holes in the rock. Whatever is difficult can be done easily with regular attendance, attention and action.

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Here, fire turns into water;Here, the dancing of the rain declares the sun.There’s no opposition in existence, no contradiction;Everything supports everything else.

— Osho

When we love each other we are immortal and indestructible like the heartbeat and the rain and the wind.

— Erich Maria Remarque, Arch of Triumph: A Novel of a Man Without a Country

When clouds will become heavier than the land in us led our entire life by the steps of our Destiny, we will understand that not their moments’ rain has darkened the sun of our life, but the failure to be ourselves.

— Sorin Cerin, Wisdom Collection: The Book of Wisdom

I’d never heard of a rain check before, but hoped it was something storm rescuers bought bags of souvenirs for their kids with.

— Amber McRee Turner, Sway

Another day without no rain, is another day of sorrow.And if it doesn’t rain today, I hope it rains tomorrow.

— J.M. Carydice, Aaron Apple and the Rain

The rain fell like dead bullets.

— Scott Nicholson

When the rain finally abates, I decide to wait out the night instead of trying to climb in the dark.

— Rae Carson, The Girl of Fire and Thorns

That girl will rain destruction down on you and your ship. She is an albatross, Captain. Way I remember it, albatross was a ship’s good luck, ’til some idiot killed it. (to Inara) Yes, I’ve read a poem. Try not to faint.

— Joss Whedon

Being alone on the moors is scary; as the rain clouds settle in, it makes you realise your place in nature.

— Dave Davies

Nothing goes so well with a hot fire and buttered crumpets as a wet day without and a good dose of comfortable horrors within. The heavier the lashing of the rain and the ghastlier the details, the better the flavour seems to be.

— Dorothy L. Sayers, Strong Poison

Those who hate rain hate life.

— Dejan Stojanovic

If I let a gust of wind or a sprinkling of rain turn me aside from the easy tasks, what preparation would such sloth be for the future I propose myself?

— Charlotte Brontë

But glad to have sat underThunder and rain with you, And grateful tooFor sunlight on the garden.

— Louis MacNeice, Collected Poems of Louis MacNeice

I think fish is nice, but then I think that rain is wet, so who am I to judge?

— Douglas Adams

Be grateful for the rain because without it we wouldn’t have beautiful rainbows.

— Marcus Asutaitis

Oceans are vast and almost bottomless. You dance in the rain Elizabeth. You drown in the sea.

— Jennifer Rush, Reborn

Lies are like paper-Mache in a rain storm.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough, Flecks of Gold on a Path of Stone: Simple Truths for Life’s Complex Journey

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

— Carew Papritz, The Legacy Letters: his Wife, his Children, his Final Gift

the song of the deadheavy as rain on the wide banana leaveshard as drums

— Antonio Cisneros, Spider Hangs Too Far From the Ground

…and I suddenly feel that Henry is there, incredible need for Henry to be there and to put his hand on me even while it seems to me that Henry is the rain and I am alone and wanting him- Clare

— Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife

A light rain touches my cheek like an angel’s butterfly kisses.

— Amanda Mosher, Better to be able to love than to be loveable

You came into my life like the rain to the parched desert!

— Avijeet Das

We play and tease, but―darn it―he has not dragged me into the rain and kissed me senseless yet. And that’s how it’s supposed to happen. I know; I read romance novels.

— Shari L. Tapscott, Just the Essentials

If man doesn’t learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct.

— Peter Benchley

I want to believe that I’m not wrong. I want to believe that life isn’t full of darkness. Even if storms come to pass, the sun will shine again. No matter how painful and hard the rain may beat down on me.

— Natsuki Takaya

I’d rather be on the ground than underTo feel the heavy rain and the thunder.

— Ana Claudia Antunes, The Tao of Physical and Spiritual

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.

— Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

During a warm winter rain … the basins of her collarbones collected water.

— Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides

Life is like the dirt we bury our dreams and fears in. It blemishes the way. As things tend to grow by the rain of our belief or doubts.

— Anthony Liccione

Wouldn’t it be nice if there weree a planet where the sound of rain falling is like Bach?” he says.”Yes, Planet Bach, ” I respond.He smiles -“Yes”, he murmurs- picturing it, hearing it.

— Bill Hayes, Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Complains are like the clouds that give no rain no matter how thick they gather.

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

The moon seems unawareof night’s dark hittingon the damp warm rain misguiding owl’s spitting A thunder light of loveraising hearts beatingwhile weather learns morefrom rain lovers meeting

— Munia Khan

From her perch more than a kilometer aboveground, she surveys the city that never sleeps, glittering and coruscating in the rain like a metaphor for her glamorous life.

— Bao Shu, Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 108

It started to rain and we just sat. Sat and watched the rain in silence.

— Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Smoke curls among the ruins of East London. Many of the buildings have burned to the ground or split like exploded rocks. Small lights bloom like a sea of candles. Even this rain will never put them all out.

— John Owen Theobald, These Dark Wings

The Sun after the rain is much beautiful than the Sun before the rain!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

I used to love the storms when I was younger, ” Grump said. “I would climb the cypresses and leap into the sky and roar at the thunder. There’s nothing like flying into the rain and embracing the wind. It’s true freedom.

— Aaron Burdett, Grump & Rose

A plop of rain hit me on the face, one of those early raindrops that turns up five minutes ahead of all the others to let you know it’s time to get indoors.

— Neil Gaiman, MirrorMask

So I ask you, can you walk a mile? Every day, rain or shine, pain or gain, because you know you have to just to stay alive, just to breathe. Can you walk that mile?

— Bella Andre, Reckless In Love

be the rain that causes the rainbow this means, tell someone the hard truth to change their life for the better.

— Mya Waechtler

I love you as the rain loves the earth.

— Debasish Mridha

Take a perfect day add six hours of rain and fog and you have instant London.

— Anonymous

That night it did not rain as much in the sky as it did in his heart.

— Faraaz Kazi, Truly, Madly, Deeply

Who knows what’s for true once a time is past? There’s no way to prove how something was that’s gone. And if a time is gone, what does it matter? It’s all rain into rivers now.

— Jo Dereske, Glom Gloom

Misty is the color of rain on a window.

— Anne Michaels, The Adventures of Miss Petitfour

I love walking in the rain because no one can see me crying

— Rowan Atkinson

Said the man to the sun, “How I wish you could shine your light on every day of my life!”Said the sun to the man, “But only with the rain and the night could you recognize my light.”—Domaccan poem, translated by Chevalle

— Marie Lu, The Midnight Star

They’ve never known a time when people drank rain water because it was pure, or could eat snow, or swim in any river or brook. The last time I drove to Washington the traffic was so bad that I could have made better time with a horse.

— Madeleine L’Engle

Back then, Billy imagined that drops of rain were unanswered prayers falling back to earth.

— Jim Carroll, The Petting Zoo

The people of Seattle deny they get much rain while the rest of the country thinks of it as America’s bladder.

— Anonymous

He turned to look just in time to see the rain start falling out as if the storm had finally decided to weep with shame for what it had done to them.

— James Dashner, The Scorch Trials

And sometimes you realize the value of the rain by knowing how unreliable and vanishing the rainbow is.

— Nur Bedeir

Getting wet in the rain will not make you happy always.

— Pradeep Panayal

Individuals who have learned to endure and persevere through the storms of hardships are those who can dance in the rain during a storm.

— Ellen J. Barrier

Financial illiteracy is like being in a rain storm and trying to jump in between the raindrops… eventually it all catches you at the same time.

— Johnnie Dent Jr.

She should be on a hill somewhere, under a fruit tree, with the sun and clouds above her and the rain to wash her clean.

— George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

The sound of the rain faded away and she kissed him, letting herself be as honest as she’d wanted to be, letting her kiss speak for everything she was afraid to say with words.

— Mary Jane Hathaway, These Sheltering Walls

As an angler and a gardener, I cherish each drop of rain that falls.

— Fennel Hudson, A Meaningful Life – Fennel’s Journal – No. 1

May the stars guide you. May the winds cleanse all ills and remain at your back. May the earth protect you and give you strength. May fire guard you, and rain refresh you, may all nature be your friend until we meet again in this place.

— Elizabeth Haydon, The Merchant Emperor

Ernst was still in the Eastern Zone, about ninety kilometres from Berlin, when the truck emerged so inexplicably out of nowhere that it seemed to have been created by the rain itself.

— Mordecai Richler, A Choice of Enemies

They call this war a cloud over the land. But they made the weather and then they stand in the rain and say ‘Shit, it’s raining!

— Charles Frazier, Cold Mountain

I cannot remember you when the rain flows down -I cannot remember youandmy heart begins to drown …

— Muse

I love the smell of rain and growing things.

— Serina Hernandez

His sadness was almost palpable, like moisture in the air before it rains. Although this was Manchester, it was probably about to rain anyway.

— Mhairi McFarlane, You Had Me At Hello

Dear Woman, You are a beautiful flower of earth, allow the rain to feed you the same strength as the sun. Don’t stop growing through the storms, they are sent to test how solid your soil is not too destroy your roots.

— Keysha Jade, Intoxicated stained tears

Let us dance in the rain to enjoy the rainbows and to get lost in the beauty of nature.

— Debasish Mridha

Charleston has something for everyone, rain or shine. Its architecture is unparalleled. Carriage rides are great for seeing the city and hearing the history behind certain houses and the area.

— Thomas Gibson

You can’t avoid the inevitability of death. It comes at you one way or another, and takes us all to the same place in the end. To apologize for it is to apologize for the sun shining or the rain falling. It is what it is.

— Catherine Doyle

He was the smell of winter rain and the sound of his predator’s heartbeat

— L.J. Smith, Secret Vampire

Complains are like the clouds that produce no rain no matter how thick they gather. Never depend on your complaint thinking they are stair cases. Drop that thing.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

At lastdon’t be anything for mebe something which isClear as ocean waterBe cloud , but don’t rain on meBe sun, but don’t shine for meBe moon, but don’t enlighten meBut be lucid, in whatYou are to meSo that I can think, where do you exist

— Arshad Ahmad

Your eyes are like heavy rain falling from pregnant clouds. With one glance, you washed awaythe poems I chalked on the groundand drowned all my beliefs.Now, I only scribble your name and believe in your truth. I know nothing but you.

— Kamand Kojouri

The rain to the wind said, You push and I’ll pelt.’They so smote the garden bedThat the flowers actually knelt, And lay lodged–though not dead.I know how the flowers felt.

— Robert Frost

Our mouths and bodies speak for us in a new language as the trees shake loose a rain of petals that stick to our slickness like skins we will wear forever. And just like that, I am changed.

— Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing

Tears dont show in rain but you feel them

— J. Yates

Emotions are like passing storms, and you have to remind yourself that it won’t rain forever.

— Amy Poehler

In time of rain I come:I can sing among the flowers:I utter my song: my heart is glad.Water of flowers foams over the earth:My heart was intoxicated.

— Jane Bierhorst, In the Trail of the Wind: American Indian Poems and Ritual Orations

When people try to rain on your parade, …pee on theirs

— Josh Stern, And That’s Why I’m Single: What Good Is Having A Lucky Horseshoe Up Your Butt When The Horse Is Still Attached?

Clouds shed the agony of the sky and rain concludes it by covering us in filth. What do you think about the puddles of mud and traffic jams? I so hate rain.

— Pushpa Rana, Just the Way I Feel

Sunshine is delicious rain is refreshing wind braces us snow is exhilarating there is no such thing as bad weather only different kinds of good weather.

— John Ruskin

They buried him in dirt that smelled like broken batteries, and crouched in a fiberglass shed while the acid rain poured down to dissolve his flesh and bleach his bones.

— Dan Wells, Fragments

After rain comes fair weather.

— James Howell

Planting a flower in the desert takes greater skill than growing a garden in a rain forest.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

But here, the rain was just another part of the landscape. Like it was the thing that lived here and we were merely visitors.

— Megan Miranda, All the Missing Girls

Fill the world with acid rain clouds and you will be in a new era of evolution, due to the changed electromagnetic frequencies emissions and light emissions from the lightning clouds. A new era of global environmental radiation!

— Steven Magee

Though a lifetime of listening to the music of the world has passed, even now the tone of the rain on the roof of my home is the sweetest sound I have ever heard.

— Kensi Brianne Smith

Look at the rain long enough, with no thoughts in your head, and you gradually feel your body falling loose, shaking free of the world of reality. Rain has the power to hypnotize.

— Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun

Fall for me, as an apple falls, as rain falls, because you must. Use gravity to anchor your desire.

— Jeanette Winterson, Art and Lies

a wind has blown the rain away & the sky away & all the leaves away, & the trees stand. i think i, too, have known autumn too long.

— E.E. Cummings

God is good for everybody. The sun shines on good people and bad people, and it rains on both, too. God doesn’t choose rain only for bad people.

— Mariano Rivera

He maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

— Jesus Christ

And as light as the rain seems, it still rains down on you.

— Claudia Rankine

Hard rain after darkwe slept in a driftwood hutocean snored all night.

— Robert Hobkirk, Haiku Avenue: 333 haiku poems

The rhythm of life runs in cycles. There are times in the darkness and times in the light. The energy of life is like the rain forest in Borneo. Things live, grow, die, fall to the forest floor, rot and then they are born again-Olympia Dukakis

— Ellyn Spragins, What I Know Now: Letters to My Younger Self

A drop of rain can revive the earth, be the drop

— Nisan Ahmado

Sunshine is delicious rain is refreshing wind braces us up snow is exhilarating there is really no such thing as bad weather only different kinds of good weather.

— John Ruskin

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.

— Saint Basil

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

— Herodotus

I am your stone of necessity calling up spirits from rain puddles—your Magus of words

— John Geddes

When it rains it pours. Maybe the art of life is to convert tough times to great experiences: we can choose to hate the rain or dance in it.

— Joan Marques

In school, I hated poetry – those skinny, Malnourished poems that professors love;The bad grammar and dirty words that catchIn the mouth like fishhooks, tear holes in speech.Pablo, your words are rain I run through, Grass I sleep in.

— George Elliott Clarke, Whylah Falls

I would use the same word to describe both my joy and the rain: torrential. This—this—this is all I ever wanted from the world: wide-open spaces and cooling rain and the chance to run.

— Beth Revis, Shades of Earth

Fred Ruskin barreled through the rain down Buchanan Street in his battered Pacer, the jar his dead wife had directed him to retrieve from his nephew’s coffin bouncing in the seat beside him.

— Joe DeRouen, Small Things

and rain will fall on our eaves.

— Jack Kerouac, The Subterraneans

But I miss screamin’ and fightin’ and kissin’ in the rain and it’s 2 a.m. and I’m cursin’ your name. You’re so in love the you act insane, and that’s the way I loved you.

— Taylor Swift

When the weather’s rough and it’s whiskey in the rain it’s best to wrap your savior up in cellophane.

— Tom Waits

Neither sleet nor rain nor a half inch of snow will compel me to dress like a lumberjack.

— Gayle Forman, If I Stay

I had a dream about you last night.. You were in the amazon rain forest yipping like a dog.

— Amy Sommers, I Had a Dream About You

The black clouds and the white clouds, Black means rain White means no rainToday it was different, It rained despite of white clouds.And nobody got wet.

— Bikash Chaurasiya

If you think it’s going to rain it will.

— Clint Eastwood

I get my share of mud flung my way, but the secret is to dance in the rain and the mud will wash away.

— Philip Catshill

Let it rain on some days, Let yourself shiver on some cold nights, So when it’s Spring you’ll know why it was all worth going through.

— Sanhita Baruah

God is a cloud from which rain fell.

— Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

If people were rain i was drizzle and she was a hurrican.

— John Green

Every emotion we feel is like one drop of rain in our heart. When our heart rain starts to overflow, it leaks out the window to our soul as a tear.

— Lisa Mischelle Wood, Just Believe: A Collection of Christian Poetry and Photo-Quotes

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

— Jesus Christ

Just as teardrops, when they are large and round and compassionate, can leave a long strand washed clean of discord, the summer rain as it washes away the motionless dust can bring to a person’s soul something like endless breathing.

— Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog

He dances all night, utterly naked and composed of nothing but six and a half feet of pale sinew. He could dance to a field of crickets, to the sound of rain on a tin roof, to a stampede.

— Thomm Quackenbush, Pagan Standard Times: Essays on the Craft

I reach for her hand and wind my fingers through hers, turning them so the rain patters down onto her palm. I trace a circle there with my thumb, smoothing the water in her skin. I want to show her there’s nothing to be afraid of.

— Amie Kaufman, These Broken Stars

Life is an extended camping trip. With a leaky, inferior tent one runs no more risk of rain than anyone else; but if it does rain, the person in the cheap tent chances soaking in his sleeping bag, and possibly dying of hypothermia.

— William T. Vollmann, Poor People

Every drop of rain does waters the earth.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Trouble will rain on those who are already wet.

— Anonymous

I don’t know if there is actually more rain here in England, or if it was just that the rain seemed to be so deliberately annoying. Every drop hit the window with a peevish “Am I bothering you? Does this make you cold and wet? Oh, sorry.

— Maureen Johnson, The Madness Underneath

We have one thing in common with umbrellas: We both exist because the rain exists!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

The Lord God give rain to the earth.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

He pauses for only a fraction of a second. Then he leans forward and presses his lips to mine, and the whole world powers off, the moon and the rain and the sky and the streets, and it’s just the two of us in the dark, alive, alive, alive.

— Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

I am a small business owner I’m in the agri-business. That’s about as blind a trust as you can get. We trust in the Lord for rain and many other things.

— Sonny Perdue

Just as the rain carries positive ions, so does change make you more apt to experience love with an expansive heart.

— Julieanne O’Connor, Spelling It Out for Your Man

Once the rain starts falling it’s hard to tell it to stop…

— Samantha Young, On Dublin Street

The rain will stop, the night will end, the hurt will fade. Hope is never so lost that it can’t be found.

— Ernest Hemingway

Once lively peonies nowwind-weary, and ragged at the edges, hang their heavy crowns; rain on their backs, one final act, beforedetaching from the stemand falling down.

— Kristen Henderson

When I woke up Sunday morning at the Open and stepped outside and felt the wind and rain in my face, I knew I had an excellent chance to win if I just took my time and trusted myself.

— Tom Kite

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

— Dave Barry

When the Brooklyn rain comes downhopefully it will be to fuckin’ wake you up

— Julian Gallo, My Arrival is Marked by Illuminating Stains

She awaits the rain like a writer embraces metaphors, A drizzle isn’t for the child who dances in the storm.Of rain that washes away the petrichor it brings, A downpour of a hail of bullets, and she calls it spring.

— Sanhita Baruah, The Farewell and other poems

The rain of Madre de Dios is similar to that of the Amazon, but there is a petrifying aspect to it, as if it seeks to wound rather than to nurture.

— Tahir Shah, House of the Tiger King: The Quest for a Lost City

Allow your hearts to be driven by principle, not bias. Love, not hate. Unity, not division. The fire of your dreams, not the rain of your sorrows.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

There was no need for a term like ‘magical thinking’ in the Golden Age of Man…there was only genuine everyday magic and mysticism. Children were not mocked or scolded in those days for singing to the rain or talking to the wind.

— Anthon St. Maarten, Divine Living: The Essential Guide To Your True Destiny

She was more exposed to the elements now: the wind and rain howled through the metal cage enclosing her. It seemed impossible that someone could fall or be shoved from the bridge. She forced herself to look down. She had to prepare for the worst.

— Sanjida Kay, Bone by Bone

The rain that fell on the city runs down the dark gutters and empties into the sea without even soaking the ground

— Haruki Murakami, Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche

I sit up in bed slowly, feeling the disappointment trickle away like puddles after a rain shower.

— Scarlett Thomas, The End of Mr. Y

In between saying something and achieving it, there is some pothole to fill; that’s “doing it”. Goals are pursued with the word “GO” and visions with the word “VENTURE”. You can’t be living always in the promise of the cloud; it must rain now!

— Israelmore Ayivor

Take a rain check on poverty with Cosmic Ordering.

— Stephen Richards, The Cosmic Ordering Service

He wanted her. Here, now, between growing vines and fallen leaves, in the rain and the mud. Anywhere.And she wanted him, too.

— Pamela Gibson, A Kiss of Cabernet

From where we stand the rain seems random. If we could stand somewhere else, we would see the order in it.

— Tony Hillerman, Coyote Waits

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.

— George Eliot

Consider with thyself; as the rain is more than the drops, and as the fire is greater than the smoke; but the drops and the smoke remain behind: so the quantity which is past did more exceed.

— Compton Gage

Adversity is like the period of the rain … cold comfortless unfriendly to man and to animal yet from that season have their birth the flower the fruit the date the rose and the pomegranate.

— Sir Walter Scott

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

She was back in western Washington state, where rain was so prevalent that a day of sunshine was the lead story on the local news.

— Susan Mallery, Barefoot Season

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

— Edwin Morgan, A Book of Lives

Dorian’s scar itched. It did that when he was agitated, or angry, or experiencing anything one might call emotion. Or when rain was on the horizon, but he didn’t think that was entirely relevant to why it was itching now.

— Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight

Animals praise a good day, a good hunt. They praise rain if they’re thirsty. That’s prayer. They don’t live an unconscious life, they simply have no language to talk about these things. But they are grateful for the good things that come along.

— Mary Oliver

The word of God came down to man as rain to soil, and the result was mud, not clear water. (Bistami) Pg. 128

— Kim Stanley Robinson, The Years of Rice and Salt

Why is it that showers and even storms seem to come by chance, so that many people think it quite natural to pray for rain or fine weather, though they would consider it ridiculous to ask for an eclipse by prayer?

— Henri Poincaré, Science and Method

When the rain falls you just let it fall and you grin like a madman and you dance with it, because if you can make yourself happy in the rain then you’re doing pretty alright in life.

— Rachel Cohn, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Outside the drizzling rain had begun again. It pattered around the house, and on the roofs and eaves, like a million, tiny, stealthy feet: softly, as though the night were teeming with a host of minute, dark beings.

— Evangeline Walton, Witch House

the rain in this room is low and thickand undressing my heart through the air. – intimacy 

— Nayyirah Waheed, Salt

Waiting for you is like waiting for rain in this drought. Useless and disappointing.” ~ Sam (Hilary Duff), A Cinderella Story

— Hilary Duff

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

— Hosea Ballou

And the rain drops kept falling like the sweetest musicleaving tears on the glass, which is what music does to memost of the timebut silence too. and rain.

— Charlotte Eriksson

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.

— George Eliot

I willed myself to stay awake, but the rain was so soft and the room was so warm and his voice was so deep and his knee was so snug that I slept.

— Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Your powers don’t work in the rain do they? A little bit of water and your fire fizzles out? So Little Miss Perfect does have a weakness after all!

— Heather James, Fire

Just as a good rain clears the air, a good writing day clears the psyche.

— Julia Cameron, The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life

Solitude is the soil in which genius is planted, creativity grows, and legends bloom; faith in oneself is the rain that cultivates a hero to endure the storm, and bare the genesis of a new world, a new forest.

— Mike Norton, White Mountain

I like the sound of rain more than my

— Nâzım Hikmet, Poems of Nazım Hikmet

My tears of joyhear the raindrops crying, as the rain never wants to pourdown on my cloudy dayswhen I makeour love-dreamsfor the sun to dreamonly for you….(From the poem “Only For You” By Munia Khan)

— Munia Khan

To be a rainbow in someone’s cloud is commendable, but I prefer to be the rain because it dampens cheeks and washes away tears.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

You can’t stop time. You can’t capture light. You can only turn your face up and let it rain down.

— Kim Edwards, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

Because rain will wash away everything, if you let it.

— Sarah Kay

Time falls on us, like rain, it falls like rain until we drown in it, and sometimes, it’s like the drains overflow, and time just – pools up, it seeps, it gathers in the corners.

— Michael Montoure, Slices

Green trees against the sky in the spring rain while the sky set off the spring trees in the obscuration. Red flowers dot the land in the breeze’s chase while the land colored up in red after the kiss.

— Gayle Forman, Just One Day

The rain turns lighter, turns to snow. And I have a sense that we have not yet arrived, that we are still reaching. For each other. For who we are meant to be.

— Ally Condie, Crossed

It is raining at the top of my roof and I’am inside my blanket in this chilling night with an open window, missing my love and listning the rain singing a lullaby to me.

— Shabnam Sinha

Whatever you do, in the privacy of your own rain shower, is your own business

— Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram

Watching the rain is as beautiful as watching the sunset or the sunrise and it is even better because in addition to watching you can also listen to it, the fantastic music of the drop sounds!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

If the American president is going to rain , then the White House must be busy now of making clouds

— mohsmustafa

The philosophy of the rain is very simple: No obstacle is obstacle when you are strongly determined!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Even the rain in its night singing, / the night rain in its forgetting, / is a kind of light.

— Jan Zwicky, Thirty-Seven Small Songs & Thirteen Silences

Don’t normal people run in the rain? Even abnormal people, most of them anyway, the only people I can think of who walk in the rain are tree buffers, bag ladies, and total psychos.

— Lisa O’Donnell, The Death of Bees

I’m numb and I’m tired. Too much has happened today. I feel as if I’d been out in a pounding rain for forty-eight hours without an umbrella or a coat. I’m soaked to the skin with emotion.

— Ray Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles

It didn’t rain for you, maybe, but it always rains for me. The sky shatters and rains shards of glass.

— Tablo, Pieces of You

The scent of rain on a sultry spring evening is always an indulgence.

— Kim Pape

People want to kill rain and truth… if you kill it what does it left??? A naked world, am I right?

— Deyth Banger

And where colours likeA rainbow dance alive, asWisdom’s arrows rain downAnd ages come to pass.

— Marie Symeou

Overcast does not always forecast rain neither does difficulty always forecast failure.

— Kevin A. McKoy

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stay these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

— Herodotus

We thank Thee, Lord, for happy hearts, for rain and sunny weather. We thank Thee, Lord for this our food, and that we are together. Amen.

— Laura Frantz, The Mistress of Tall Acre

Just know the night won’t last forever, and the daybreak is just around the corner. The rain only lasts so long, until it has to stop again. There won’t always be sorrow. Tomorrow is another day for daylight.

— Jennifer Megan Varnadore

Rainbow of happiness is the byproduct of your inner sunshine, after the rain of sorrows.

— Vikrmn, Guru with Guitar

But that’s the thing, how you feel about the place that’s home. About its sky, its air, its smell, the color of the light, the way the rain falls (or doesn’t), whether it hot or cold.

— Laura McBride

The Lord sends rain due season.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

If you pray for rain long enough, it eventually does fall. If you pray for floodwaters to abate, they eventually do. The same happens in the absence of prayers.

— Steve Allen

It is not the fault of the rain to drop in the ditch

— Prabakaran Thirumalai

The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.

— Wendell Berry

Rain is appealing. I can just stand out there letting the rain beat upon my back.

— Shabnam Sinha

…because if you can make yourself happy in the rain then you’re doing pretty alright in life.

— David Levithan, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist

The syrup of lilies hangs thick and sweet in the air, its cloying scent the traditional mask of death and rebirth: ashes and incense, rain and dirt, and something like rosin. It’s the scent Hector associates with God. The scent of heavenly things.

— Kimberly Morgan, On Angels and Rabbit Holes

Rain just rains, it does nothing else. Wisdom just rains, it does nothing else! And those who get the rain get the miracles hidden inside the rain and create their own miracles!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

She closed her eyes and let the rain fall on her face, and after another second, I could not have said what were raindrops, and what tears.

— Sarah Waters

I loved you when you opened like a lily to the heat; you see I’m just another snowman standing in the rain and sleet who loved you with his frozen love, his second hand physique, with all he is and all he was a thousand kisses deep.

— Leonard Cohen

Before falling to the ground, the rain has touched the sky. (Avant de tomber au sol, La pluie a touché le ciel)

— Charles de Leusse

Sometimes emotion is gentle, like rain feeding the river to nourish life, but sometimes it explodes like a rainstorm whose floodwaters wipe out bridges and homes.

— Deborah Sandella

I love you as river love the ocean.I love you as the rain love the earth.

— Debasish Mridha

October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

And in this moment, like a swift intake of breath, the rain came.

— Truman Capote, Other Voices, Other Rooms

I love rain because tears can not be seen in rain.

— Charlie Chaplin, My Autobiography

The first bout of warm spring rain caused normally respectable women to pull off their stockings and run through muddy puddles alongside their children.

— Leslye Walton, The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.

— Saint Basil

As if you could pick in love, as if it were not a lightning bolt that splits your bones and leaves you staked out in the middle of the courtyard. (…) You don’t pick out the rain that soaks you to the skin when you come out of a concert.

— Julio Cortázar, Hopscotch

As rain does not bother the ocean, nor heat bother the sun, so adversity does not bother the great.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Towards these weeks of rain I give effusive praise. Let me always be reminded that there is time for change.

— Taylor Patton

How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.

— William Faulkner

If Noah waited for signs of rain to build an ark, he would have been swept away by the flood.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

…I prefer rain -sometimes I feel sunlight will turn me to stone – perhaps I’m a Troll…

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

Come clean with a child heartLaugh as peaches in the summer windLet rain on a house roof be a songLet the writing on your facebe a smell of apple orchards on late June.

— Carl Sandburg, Honey and Salt

To rise from the ashes only to have them rain on you from above.

— Karina Halle, The Lie

we love rain cause raining means cleaning sins


Rain, rain, rain. Like a benediction from some vast inscrutable hand, long withheld, finally given. The blessed, wonderful rain. For rain meant grass, and grass was life.

— Colleen McCullough

Standing in the rain outside the door of Percy’s old house, we seemed bound together not by blood and not by love but by a sense that the world and its works were hostile.

— John Cheever, The Stories of John Cheever

The rain keeps starting and stopping like an anxious lover who doesn’t know if he should spend the night.

— Daniel José Older, Salsa Nocturna: Stories

I want to love like a rain drop loves the earth.

— Debasish Mridha

No rain but thunder, and the sound of giants.

— Mike Mignola, Hellboy, Vol. 9: The Wild Hunt

Eyes so young, so full of pain … Two lonely drops of winter rain … And no tear could these eyes sustain … For too much had they seen.

— Shaun Hick

If his choice now was to risk either sunshine with a chance of rain or heatstroke with a chance of tornado, he’d go with the sunshine.

— Meredith Marple, The Year Mrs. Cooper Got Out More: A Great Wharf Novel

A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.

— Frederick the Great

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

— John Steinbeck

God, change the burden of my heart to be like a gentle rain which falls equally on all

— AbdulAziz Mohammed

And when I started to cry as I pulled into my driveway, it was coming down hard enough that I could pretend that it was only the rain hitting my face, and not the fact that I’d just lost another friend.

— Morgan Matson, Since You’ve Been Gone

I’ll give you the sun, when rain cleans your tears.

— Kristian Goldmund Aumann, Love Poems

We blended and look to what it has brought us.I planted lilies on your grave. The rain is already splattering them with dripping dew.May they last another hundred years, Gerard.A hundred years of lilies.

— Carmen Dominique Taxer, Blood Expanse

A rose struggling in a desert is still braver than a flower flourishing in a rain forest.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Fantasy like thought that no man could rainJust let her reignRun wild with her unafraidOf any rain stormsThey only wash the mud away and make wayFor double rainbows and sunny days

— Maquita Donyel Irvin, Stories of a Polished Pistil: Lace and Ruffles

Vexed sailors curse the rain For which poor shepherds prayed in vain.

— Edmund Waller

The rain thundered down so heavily that Pritam could imagine that space itself was made of water and was pouring through rents in the sky’s tired fabric.

— Stephen M. Irwin, The Dead Path

i love walking in the rain because no one knows im dying

— Christopher Myers

First smile!! An unseasonal little shower of rain fell here, and a lot of butterflies drowned, so we put them in the sun and they came back to life, and flew up and then Agaat SMILED!

— Marlene Van Niekerk, Agaat

Not being changed by prayer is sort of life standing in the middle of a spring rain without getting wet. It’s hard to stand in the center of God’s acceptance and love without getting it all over you.

— Steve Brown, Approaching God: Accepting the Invitation to Stand in the Presence of God

Nana always said the rain was Nature’s way of adding sparkle to the outdoors.

— Evangeline Duran Fuentes, Cry on Hallow’s Eve

The rain cometh down and the snow from heaven and retumeth not thither but watereth the earth and maketh it bring forth and bud that it may give seed to the sower and bread to the eater.

— Bible

No person has the right to rain on your dreams.

— Martin Luther King Jr.

Never apologize for how you feel. No one can control how they feel. The sun doesn’t apologize for being the sun. The rain doesn’t say sorry for falling. Feelings just are

— Iain S. Thomas, Intentional Dissonance

The weather wouldn’t settle down. It would rain cats and dogs, then stop, then drip awhile, then stop while it made up its mind what to do next.

— Glendon Swarthout, The Homesman

Life took the strongest root with a little bit of rain and a whole lot of shit for fertilizer.

— Karen Marie Moning, Shadowfever

This morning’s scene is good and fine, Long rain has not harmed the land.

— Du Fu

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling.

— Lucretius

To preserve the silence within–amid all the noise. To remain open and quiet, a moist humus in the fertile darkness where the rain falls and the grain ripens–no matter how many tramp across the parade ground in whirling dust under an arid sky.

— Dag Hammarskjöld, Markings

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

— John Ruskin

Please tell me it’s going to rain today, Francois.”Ah!’ he smiled. (This was obviously familiar territory.) ‘I regret to inform you that the forecast calls for nothing but sunshine.”Relentless sunshine, ‘ she corrected him.

— Kathleen Tessaro, The Perfume Collector

Always be positive, enjoy the music of rain on a rainy day.

— Debasish Mridha

As if it wouldn’t rain without you…

— Daya Kudari

Although it wasn’t raining anymore, the air was still heavy with water, and rain gutters were ringing all over Point Breeze.

— Michael Chabon, Wonder Boys

I inhale loneliness like it is the sweet smell of virgin earth conquered by fiery rain drops. Within me, I’m a thousand others.

— Faraaz Kazi, Truly, Madly, Deeply

…he began to fear whether in the presence of far greater events, all his acts would not fade into insignificance, just as a drop of rain disappears into the sea.

— Henryk Sienkiewicz, In Desert and Wilderness

The porters could always be coaxed to continue a little further through driving rain by the mere suggestion of a Pot Noodle at the end.

— Tahir Shah, House of the Tiger King: The Quest for a Lost City

Those who love the rain much cannot long remain dry!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

I wonder if it will rain after we die. When you kill yourself, you don’t know what happens next, afterward.

— Albert Borris, Crash Into Me

The smallest drop of rain can project the most beautiful of visions, all we have to do is look a little deeper. -T.L. Manning

— T.L. Manning

They watched the rain and downed their Cokes like a pair of diabetics in a suicide pact.

— Paco Ignacio Taibo II

A sudden damp coldness clung to the air around us. I lifted my head, eyeing the burnt orange sky. One drop of water fell, splashing off my cheek. Then the sky opened up, drenching us in cold rain within seconds.I sighed. “Really, it has to rain?

— Jennifer L. Armentrout, Apollyon

As rain began to fall, Aldric worried the old machines would not be able to survive the weather. “Hand me that oil can!” he shouted to Siomon.Magic machines need oil?” asked Simon.Of course they need oil. They’re not perfect.

— Jason Hightman, The Saint of Dragons

The rain is a screen that changes the colour of the sky, causing a sepia filter to fall over the city. It is as if the city has gone back in time, to the age before the invention of full-coloured photographs. Light becomes suffused and quiet.

— Justin Ker, The Space Between the Raindrops

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before–more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.

— Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Night was fading over the fields as if the rain had washed the darkness out of the hem of its garment.

— Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

The world goes up and the world goes down And the sunshine follows the rain And yesterday’s sneer and yesterday’s frown Can never come over again Sweet wife. No never come over again.

— Charles Kingsley

Tingling fingers, morning birds, rain splatters on window pane, journals of fading escapades and laughter…

— Val Uchendu

The rain is falling all around, It falls on field and tree, It rains on the umbrellas here, And on the ships at sea.

— Robert Louis Stevenson, A Child’s Garden of Verses

If the private life of the sea could ever be transposed onto paper, it would talk not about rivers or rain or glaciers or of molecules of oxygen and hydrogen, but of the millions of encounters its waters have shared with creatures of another nature.

— Federico Chini, The Sea Of Forgotten Memories

You would like to read, but somehow the rain gets into the book, too; not literally, and yet it really does, the letters are meaningless, and all you hear is the rain.

— Sándor Márai, Embers

Into every sunny life a little rain must fall.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation

If rain is God crying, I think God is drunk and his girlfriend just slept with Zeus.

— Chuck Klosterman, Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story

He was nothing but a conduit, after all, and there isn’t a culvert in the world that remembers the water flowed through it once the rain has stopped.

— Stephen King, The Green Mile

He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass.

— Bible

Long ago an uncalled rain fell and a called-upon God stayed equally distant.

— Dejan Stojanovic, The Shape

The rain echoed in the shadowy attic space and made me feel small and fragile, like a lace glove left behind on moving day – mateless and abandoned.

— Dia Reeves, Bleeding Violet

What’s the difference between rain and grain? Only a g, though they both grow in the land, and they don’t land but fall. What a difference a g makes!

— Ana Claudia Antunes

It started to rain. Fat, heavy drops of summer rain – the kind that always struck her as vaguely lewd and debauched. Little potbellied drunkards, those summer raindrops, chortling on their way to earth and crashing open with glee.

— Tessa Dare, Romancing the Duke

At night I dream that you and I are two plantsthat grew together, roots entwined, and that you know the earth and the rain like my mouth, since we are made of earth and rain.

— Pablo Neruda, Regalo de un Poeta

I took a breath, seeing from across the room the rain on his eyelashes. A sudden need to brush them free filled me. I could almost feel the dampness of the rain on my fingers, how soft it would feel.

— Kim Harrison, Dead Witch Walking

The reason why some of us love when it rain is because it fills in the faults of our broken hearts and makes us feel complete, even if it is temporary.

— Vanshicca Dhyani

The color of the flower has faded, while I lost myself in idle thought in this long rain / 花の色は うつりにけりな いたづらに わが身世にふる ながめせし間に

— Ono no Komachi

Rain, rain falling downDown, down on the goundAll the birds go in the treesThey don’t like the rain, you see.

— Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Fish in a Tree

When it’s pouring rain and you’re bowling along through the wet, there’s satisfaction in knowing you’re out there and the others aren’t.

— Peter Snell

We hovered above the moment like two rain clouds

— Tiffanie DeBartolo, How to Kill a Rock Star

From the bow of the canoe she asked, “Do you know a rain dance?””First I need a virgin.

— Carl Hiaasen, Nature Girl

For all the way he loved her. Every song had her memory, every rain had her smell, and every girl had her face.

— Akshay Vasu

The success is like an umbrella. It has wires in it called faith. It has no meaning if there is no rain and storm called ebbs and flows of life.

— Vikrmn, Guru with Guitar

When you beat a drum, you create NOW, when silence becomes a sound so enormous and alive it feels like you’re breathing in the clouds and the sky, and your heart is the rain and the thunder.

— Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being

What an ambiance, and such a pity I’m alone: Candles giving off their glow, gusts of wind and the light tapping of rain on the windowpane – a massage for the mind. And a comforting one, too.

— Donna Lynn Hope

Wait for it to rain and then go out into the street.

— Gwen Calvo

The rain landed on my skin with a barely audible patter and changed the tempo of its repetitive dance, letting the wind change its course and angle. The cold soon seeped through my dress and into my bones. An iris from my garland fell in my lap.

— Erica Sehyun Song, Thorns in the Shadow

Guilt chilled me more than all of this rain combined.

— Katherine McIntyre, Snatched

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

Stars are only the rain of the Absolute.

— Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun