Rainbows Sayings and Quotes

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

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

Dolly Parton

There is no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Karen Black

Somewhere, over the rainbow, Way up tall, There's a land where they've never heard of cholesterol.     

Allan Sherman

It was the rainbow gave thee birth, and left thee all her lovely hues.

W. H. Davies

My two favorite colors of the rainbow are gold and leprechaun.     

Jarod Kintz

Write about the beauty of rainbows and the glint of reflected light that can enlighten readers' minds.

Debasish Mridha

Rainbows introduce us to reflections of different beautiful possibilities so we never forget that pain and grief are not the final options in life.     


I don't want a rainbow... Rainbows have too many colors and none of them receive the appreciation they deserve... I'd prefer a fading red or a striking golden, a shimmery silver or a sober blue... Ruling the sunset sky alone!     

Debalina Haldar

One can enjoy a rainbow without necessarily forgetting the forces that made it.     

Mark Twain

It's a good thing that when God created the rainbow he didn't consult a decorator or he would still be picking colors.

Sam Levenson

The rainbow bursts like magic on mine eyes! In hues of ancient promise there imprest...     

Charles Tennyson Turner

And, lo! in the dark east, expanded high, The rainbow brightens to the setting Sun.     


Triumphant arch, that fill'st the sky when storms prepare to part!     


A rainbow in the morning Is the Shepherd's warning; But a rainbow at night Is the Shepherd's delight.

Old Rhyme

That arc of light, born of the shower and colored by the sun, which spans the heavens!

Jean Charles Prince

God's illumined promise.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Rainbows apologize for angry skies.

Sylvia Voirol

When it looked like the sun wasn't going to shine any more, there's a rainbow in the clouds.

Maya Angelou

And as he spoke of understanding, I looked up and saw the rainbow leap with flames of many colors over me.     

Black Elk

God's glowing covenant.

Hosea Ballou

That gracious thing, made up of tears and light.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The smiling daughter of the storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

Pride of the dewy morning, The swain's experienced eye From thee takes timely warning. Nor trusts the gorgeous sky.     

John Keble

Rain, rain, and sun! a rainbow in the sky!

Lord Alfred Tennyson

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

G. K. Chesterton

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.     

Lord Byron

It takes both rain and sunshine to make a Rainbow.


After fifteen minutes nobody looks at a rainbow.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.

Paulo Coelho

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us - in the dreariest and most dreaded moments - can see a possibility of hope.     

Maya Angelou

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