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.


Give thanks for the rain in your life which waters the flowers of your soul.     

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Shower me, wash me clean, let your rain shower me. Wash me redeem My soul so I be made whole Once more and more and once more be clean.     

Kenneth R. Jenkins

The friendly rain sings many a haunting strain, now of gladness and now of dole. Anon of the glamor and the dream that ever seem to wait on a pilgrim soul; Yeah, we can hear the grief of an elder year, and laughter half-forgotten and dear; In the wind and the rain we find fellowship meet for each change of mood or mind.     

Lucy Maud Montgomery

No person has the right to rain on your dreams.     

Marian Wright Edelman

I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.     

Maya Angelou

On a sunny clear day, you can improve your body; on a rainy fogy day, you can improve your mind!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

The sun after the rain is much beautiful than the sun before the rain.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

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

Michael Chabon

It’s been raining outside and I feel like a sad poet, hating my imagination pissing on the roof.     

Munia Khan

Trees bear fruits only to be eaten by others; the fields grow grains, but they are consumed by the world. Cows give milk, but she doesn't drink it herself - that is left to others. Clouds send rain only to quench the parched earth. In such giving, there is little space for selfishness.     

Munshi Premchand

Rain makes bars of light and dark down her face and mine, as if we're inside the jail of it.     

Niall Williams

The rains becomes the river that goes to the sea and becomes the rain that becomes the river.     

Niall Williams

I love you because no two snowflakes are alike, and it is possible, if you stand tippy-toe, to walk between the raindrops.     

Nikki Giovanni

At night I dream that you and I are two plants that 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

Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with a soaking joy. But sometimes under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots keeping itself alive.     

Paulo Coelho

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

Rabindranath Tagore

There are many things I do for amusement, but for happiness I like to gather up my memories and go for a walk in the rain.     

Robert Brault

"Give us Rain, Rain,' said the bean and the pea. "Not so much sun, not so much sun." But the Sun smiles bravely and encouragingly, and no rain falls and no waters run.     

Robert Graves

She will come to you again ; All your griefs and fears forgetting sunshine always follows rain.'     

Robert Kirkland Kernighan

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

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.     

Roger Miller

The passing motor busses swayed, for the street was a river of rain, lashed into little golden waves in the lamp light's stain.     

Sara Teasdale

Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.     

Satchel Paige

The only noise now was the rain, pattering softly with the magnificent indifference of nature for the tangled passions of humans.     

Sherwood Smith

Rain drops are not the ones who bring the clouds.     

Sorin Cerin

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

Tony Hillerman

I’ve always found the rain very calming.     

Venus Williams

Brushing the clouds away from my eyes, I see clarity in the raindrop and beauty in the first ray of morning sun. Life is strange and wondrous.     

Virginia Alison

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.     

Vivian Greene