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Quotes of the day: Rain

Published Tuesday, June 16, 2015 @ 10:53 PM EDT
Jun 16 2015


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 upwards.
-Vladimir Nabokov

Don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain.
-Leo Durocher

Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.
-Billie Holiday

For after all, the best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
-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.
-Herbert Simon

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.
-Steve Allen

Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called rain.
-Michael McClary

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.
-Casey Stengel

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

Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.

Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
-Bob Marley

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.
-Leo Tolstoy

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

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.
-Arnot Sheppard

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.
-George Carlin


(June 17 is also the birthday of James Weldon Johnson.)

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