Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its
opponents blame it for the drought.
-Dwight Whitney Morrow
Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall
Don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain.
Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.
For after all, the best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Human knowledge has been changing from the word go and people in certain
respects behave more rationally than they did when they didn't have it.
They spend less time doing rain dances and more time seeding clouds.
If you pray for rain long enough, it eventually does fall. If you pray
for floodwaters to abate, they eventually do. The same happens in the
absence of prayers.
Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is
ancient. It's called rain.
My wife told me 'I need you like the desert needs the rain. Once, maybe
twice a year, for no more than twenty minutes.'
-John Alejandro King (The Covert Comic)
Now there's three things that can happen in a ball game: you can win,
you can lose, or it can rain.
Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain,
there would be no life.
Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
The drowning man is not troubled by rain.
The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing
was there a why and a wherefore.
-W. Somerset Maugham
The struggle with evil by means of violence is the same as an attempt to
stop a cloud, in order that there may be no rain.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the
There is little chance that meteorologists can solve the mysteries of
weather until they gain an understanding of the mutual attraction of
rain and weekends.
There is nothing more alone than being in a car at night in the rain.
-Robert Penn Warren
We will never be an advanced civilization as long as rain showers can
delay the launching of a space rocket.
(June 17 is also the birthday of James Weldon Johnson.)