Accept both compliments and criticism. It takes both sun and rain for a flower to grow.
There's gon' be some stuff you gon' see
that's gon' make it hard to smile in the future.
But through whatever you see,
through all the rain and the pain,
you gotta keep your sense of humor.
You gotta be able to smile through all this bullshit.
A banker is a fellow who lends his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
One rain does not make a crop.
Worrying is stupid. It is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.
If love is shelter, I'm going to walk in the rain.
You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.
Today I saw a red and yellow sunset and thought, how insignificant I am! Of course, I thought that yesterday too, and it rained.
When it rains, it pours - figuratively and literally.
Like a bird singing in the rain, the grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.
I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will.
I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
When it rains look for rainbows, when it's dark look for stars.
Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.
If man doesn't learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct.
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
May the Sun bring you by day, may the moon softly restore you by night, may the rain wash away your worries, may the breeze blow new strength into your being, may you walk gently through the world and know it's beauty all the days of your life.
For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty.
No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
Flowers do not bloom without a little rain. Everything has its purpose, even pain.
If you pray for rain, don't be surprised if you're struck by lightning.
April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.
Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, its about learning to dance with the rain