Rain Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old rain quotes, rain sayings, and rain proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.

Bob Marley

Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains.     

Henry Ward Beecher

Rain is good for vegetables, and for the animals who eat those vegetables, and for the animals who eat those animals.

Samuel Johnson

The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Eeyore

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

Vladimir Nabokov

A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener.

Henry David Thoreau

If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer's crop, who are we to say it shouldn't rain?

Tom Barrett

Rain hangs about the place, like a friendly ghost. if it's not coming down in delicate droplets, then it's in buckets; and if neither, it tends to lurk suspiciously in the atmosphere.     

Barbara Acton-Bond

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

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

John Updike

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

The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.      

Hugh Latimer

I think rain is as necessary to the mind as to vegetation. My very thoughts become thirsty, and crave the moisture.

John Burroughs

Remember that every drop of rain that falls bears into the bosom of the earth a quality of beautiful fertility.     

George Henry Lewes

For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater.

Isaiah 55:10

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

Helen Garner

Rain, whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains.     

Henry Ward Beecher

Rain showers my spirit and waters my soul.

Emily Logan Decens

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

Charlie Chaplin

Rain is not only drops of water. Its the love of sky for earth. They never meet each other but sends love this way.

unknown

The rain is famous for falling on the just and unjust alike, but if I had the management of such affairs I would rain softly and sweetly on the just, but if I caught a sample of the unjust out doors I would drown him.     

Mark Twain

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

Jerry Chin

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

A little rain each day will fill the rivers to overflowing.     

Liberian Proverb

It's the rain that fills the rivers not the dew.

Sri Lankan Proverb

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

G. K. Chesterton

After the rain cometh the fair weather.

Aesop

Rain does not fall on one roof alone.      

Cameroonian proverb

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

W. Somerset Maugham