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April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. --T. S. Eliot


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


For after all, the best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


If you took away everything in the world that had to be invented, there'd be nothing left except a lot of people getting rained on.
-- Tom Stoppard


As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.
-- Van Wyck Brooks


A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia.
-- Iris Murdoch


I am an optimist, but I'm an optimist who carries a raincoat.
-- Harold Wilson


I think it rains That tongues may loosen from the porch Uncleave roof tops of the mouth, hang heavy with knowledge.
-- Wole Soyinka


I think God invented rain to give dead people something to complain about.
-- David Brenner


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


A light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning have often made a hero of the same man who, by indigestion, a restless night, and a rainy morning, would have proved a coward.
-- Philip Dormer Chesterfield


If the state of oratory that inundates our educational institutions during the month of June could be transformed into rain for Southern California, we should all be happily awash or waterlogged.
-- Samuel Gould


Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
-- Susan Ertz


It will never rain roses; when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
-- George Eliot


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


Clouds that thunder do not always rain.
-- Armenian Proverb


Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
-- John Updike


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


Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark.
-- Richard Cushing


If you want the rainbow, you've got to put up with a little rain.
-- Dolly Parton


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


We have not the reverent feeling for the rainbow that a savage has, because we know how it is made. We have lost as much as we gained by prying into that matter.
-- Mark Twain


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


Some people are making such thorough plans for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.
-- William Feather


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


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


We live in a rainbow of chaos.
-- Paul Cezanne


Truths are first clouds; then rain, then harvest and food.
-- Henry Ward Beecher


Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation are men who want rain without thunder and lightning.
-- Frederick Douglass


Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Pay as little attention to discouragement as possible. Plough ahead as a steamer does, rough or smooth - rain or shine. To carry your cargo and make your port is the point.
-- Maltbie D. Babcock


Shining through tears, like April suns in showers,
That labour to o'ercome the cloud that loads 'em.
--Thomas Otway


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