Rain Sayings and Quotes

Being wet and cold typically isn’t fun, but for those who love the rain, or pluviophiles as they're called, nothing beats a rainy day. While it will certainly ruin picnic plans, stormy weather offers a chance to connect with nature or hunker down for a cozy day indoors. Below you’ll find a curated collection of wise, inspirational and humorous rain quotes, sayings, and proverbs.


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

All I can say is that my life is pretty plain/ I like watching the puddles gather rain / And all I can do is just pour some tea for two / And speak my point of view / But it’s not sane     

Blind Melon

It’s a relief to hear the rain. It’s the sound of billions of drops, all equal, all equally committed to falling, like a sudden outbreak of democracy. Water, when it hits the ground, instantly becomes a puddle or rivulet or flood.     

Alice Oswald

A rainy day is a special gift to readers.     

Amy Miles

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

Arthur Freed

Rain didn't make things messy. People did that all on their own.     

Barbara Delinsky

The summer sun was not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belonged to the rain.     

Benjamin Alire Saenz

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

Bill Watterson

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

Beloved, let us once more praise the rain. Let us discover some new alphabet, For this, the often praised; and be ourselves.     

Conrad Potter Aiken

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

Dave Barry

I'm just waiting for people to start asking me to make the rain disappear.     

David Copperfield

If the clouds showered gold instead of rain; the minutest trace of poverty would be annihilated from earth, The indigent beggars on the street would catapult in sheer ecstasy; stashing as much of coin as they ever dreamt of; in their ragamuffin bags.     

Denis Florence MacCarthy

You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.     

Denzel Washington

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

Dolly Parton

Crying in the rain. No one sees your tears and your pain gets washed away.     

Elizabeth Bourgeret

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

Emily Wing Smith

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

George Eliot

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

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

A feeling of sadness and longing that is not akin to pain, and resembles sorrow only as the mist resembles the rain.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Don’t predict the condition of the entire day by the state of the morning. You don’t judge a book by its cover. A cloudy morning is no guarantee for a rainy day!     

Israelmore Ayivor

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

Like the sky opens after a rainy day we must open to ourselves . Learn to love yourself for who you are and open so the world can see you shine.     

James Poland

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