159 Rainy Day Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of rainy day quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about rainy weather.

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The Most Famous Rainy Day Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another, in case it doesn't rain. — Mae West

Rush out in the rain to be soaked with the sky. — Rumi

If you don't ride in the rain, you don't ride. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him. — Jean Paul Richter

We should never judge a day by its weather. — Dick Van Dyke

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

When you get wet, it usually means something good. — Bill Belichick

The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods. — Rachel Carson

I don't know how you get dressed if you live in Wales, because it's pouring rain and then it's hot sunshine, and then it might hail. It's just so confusing. — Piper Perabo

Short Rainy Day Quotes

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  • Let the rain sing you a lullaby. — Langston Hughes
  • Worrying is stupid. it's like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain. — Wiz Khalifa
  • Every storm runs, runs out of rain — Gary Allan
  • You are the sky. Everything else - it’s just the weather. — Pema Chodron
  • You must learn to save first and spend afterwards. — H. John Poole
  • Money is good for nothing unless you know the value of it by experience. — P. T. Barnum
  • If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain. — Paulo Coelho
  • I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying. — Charlie Chaplin
  • You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That's a part of it. — Denzel Washington
  • Tears fall in my heart As tears fall on the town. — Paul Verlaine

Rainy Day Image Quotes

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Every storm runs, runs out of rain — Gary Allan

Rainy day quote Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.

Happy Rainy Day Quotes

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Everybody wants happiness, and nobody wants pain, but you can't have a rainbow without a little rain. — Zion Lee

The dance grew into a colorful flower bouquet which caught and contained the glow of sun-happy summer days, the secret of star-studded nights, and the wistful sweetness of overcast and rainy hours. — Mary Wigman

My idea of absolute happiness is to be in bed on a rainy day, with my blankie, my cat, and my dog. — Anne Lamott

I hope I have found myself, my work, my happiness - under the light of the western skies. — Zane Grey

There are two kinds of hope: the kind you couldn't do anything about and the kind you could. And even if the kind you could do something about wasn't what you'd originally wanted, it was still worth doing. A rainy day is better than no day. A small happiness can make a big sadness less sad. — Rachel Simon

I've always saved. I believe in keeping money back for a rainy day and living within my means. I don't buy expensive clothes; I have a 10-year-old car I'm hoping to replace when a big job comes in. I suppose when we do go on family holidays, I am quite happy to spend when we are there. — Sanjeev Bhaskar

Rainy Weather Quotes

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The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it. — Patrick Young

I can’t say that I want sunny days if there are no rainy days. We don’t say weather is good or bad, it just is. You should adopt the same attitude to your emotions. — Alex Hormozi

It is one of the secrets of Nature in its mood of mockery that fine weather lays heavier weight on the mind and hearts of the depressed and the inwardly tormented than does a really bad day with dark rain sniveling continuously and sympathetically from a dirty sky. — Muriel Spark

It is best to read the weather forecast before praying for rain. — Mark Twain

Happiness is like the weather. Sometimes it’s rainy, sometimes it’s sunny, and you gotta just go through and accept what’s there in front of you. — Jared Leto

The storm starts, when the drops start dropping. When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping. — Dr. Seuss

Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains. — Henry Ward Beecher

You can't get mad at weather because weather's not about you. Apply that lesson to most other aspects of life. — Douglas Coupland

After three days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, and weather rainy. — Benjamin Franklin

All was silent as before - All silent save the dripping rain. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Rainy Night Quotes

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It made me think that everything was about to arrive - the moment when you know all and everything is decided forever. — Jack Kerouac

Sunday night meant, in the dark, wintry, rainy Midlands ... anywhere where two creatures might stand and squeeze together and spoon.... Spooning was a fine art, whereas kissing and cuddling are calf-processes. — D. H. Lawrence

It was a rainy night. It was the myth of the rainy night. — Jack Kerouac

I'm a crybaby, which means I barricade myself in my house and scream for awhile, and when it subsides enough that I can leave, I go for a run. Tears make great fuel. Night runs, or rainy days, are best for this as you don't get as many questioning looks. — Allison McAtee

I am convinced that a light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning, have sometimes made a hero of the same man, who, by an indigestion, a restless night, and rainy morning, would have proved a coward. — Lord Chesterfield

Spindly branches of buttercups were secreted among gleaming stems still moist at the roots from last night's rain that had washedand refreshed the entire wood, had dowered it in poignant transparency, the unique, inconsolable quality of rainy countries, as if all was glimpsed through tears. — Angela Carter

How could anyone not want to live when there were so many things to live for? There were rainy nights and wind and the slap of the sea and the moon. There were books to read and pictures to paint and music. — Michelle Magorian

A light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning have sometimes made a hero of the same man who, by an indigestion, a restless night, and a rainy morning would have proved a coward. — Philip Dormer Stanhope

I have a picture of a rainy Paris street scene which I bought when I was 33 and on my first trip to Paris. I go past it when I go upstairs every night and it reminds me of that trip and makes me happy — George Clooney

A lonely man on a rainy night who cannot read. — Benjamin Franklin

Rainy Sunday Quotes

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Someone has somewhere commented on the fact that millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. — Susan Ertz

Most adults, unlike most children, understand the difference between a book that will hold them spellbound for a rainy Sunday afternoon and a book that will put them in touch with a part of themselves they didn't even know existed. — Mark Haddon

It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless; and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London. — Thomas De Quincey

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. — Susan Ertz

I don't think suicide is so terrible. Some rainy winter Sundays when there's a little boredom, you should always carry a gun. Not to shoot yourself, but to know exactly that you're always making a choice. — Lina Wertmuller

... millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. — Susan Ertz

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. — Susan Ertz

I found the pearl of the Orient slightly less exciting than a rainy Sunday evening in Rochester. — S. J. Perelman

Stormy Days Quotes

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Stormy or sunny days, glorious or lonely nights, I maintain an attitude of gratitude. — Maya Angelou

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. — Abraham Lincoln

There are rainy days in autumn and stormy days in winter when the rocking chair in front of the fire simply demands an accompanying book. — Theodore Roosevelt

A shining isle in a stormy sea, We seek it ever with smiles and sighs; To-day is sad. In the bland To-be, Serene and lovely To-morrow lies. — Mary C. Ames

Hail, Holy Day! the blessing from above Brightens thy presence like a smile of love, Smoothing, like oil upon a stormy sea, The roughest waves of human destiny Cheering the good, and to the poor oppress'd Bearing the promise of their heavenly rest. — Sarah Josepha Hale

Our life is like th' unstable wave, Our bloom of youth decays. Our joys are brief as lightning flash In summer's cloudy days, Our riches fleet as swift as thought; Faith in the One Supreme Alone will bear us o'er the gulfs Of Being's stormy stream. — Bhartrhari

The Poet is a kinsman in the clouds Who scoffs at archers, loves a stormy day; But on the ground, among the hooting crowds, He cannot walk, his wings are in the way. — Charles Baudelaire

Sunny days give us happiness; stormy days give us wisdom. — Mehmet Murat Ildan

The blessings of one mountain day, whatever his fate, long life, short life, stormy or calm, he is rich forever. — John Muir

Through the dark and stormy night Faith beholds a feeble light Up the blackness streaking; Knowing God's own time is best, In a patient hope I rest For the full day-breaking! — John Greenleaf Whittier

Stormy Weather Quotes

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Take long walks in stormy weather or through deep snows in the fields and woods, if you would keep your spirits up. Deal with brute nature. Be cold and hungry and weary. — Henry David Thoreau

For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands. — Christina Rossetti

Faith is not a delicate flower which would wither away under the slightest stormy weather. — Mahatma Gandhi

Those born to wealth, and who have the means of gratifying every wish, know not what is the real happiness of life, just as those who have been tossed on the stormy waters of the ocean on a few frail planks can alone realize the blessings of fair weather. — Alexandre Dumas

For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather. — Christina Rossetti

Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none but Him who rules the thunder Put this man and woman asunder. — Jonathan Swift

No one's life is a smooth sail; we all come into stormy weather. But it's this adversity - and more specifically our resilience - that makes us strong and successful. — Tony Robbins

According to any textbook on dynamic meteorology, one may reasonably conclude that in a warmer world, extratropical storminess and weather variability will actually decrease. — Richard Lindzen

Stormy Weather is really wonderful - it ought to be required reading for everyone who is concerned about our planet's climate, beginning in every high school in the country. — Ross Gelbspan

I like storms. I would say I actively like stormy weather. I would not be afraid of them. I think that if I had not pursued journalism, I think storm-chasing would've been a really fun career. — Chuck Klosterman

Rainstorm Quotes

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You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I'll be very glad to be a song and dance man. — Gene Kelly

If I have a hope, it's that God sat over the dark nothing and wrote you and me, specifically, into the story and put us in with the sunset and the rainstorm as though to say, “Enjoy your place in my story. The beauty of it means you matter, and you can create within it even as I have created you.” — Donald Miller

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

As a heavy rainstorm freshens the water of a sluggish or stagnant stream and whips it into immediate action, so does the Pilates Methods purify the bloodstream. — Joseph Pilates

What I’m saying is I think life is staggering and we’re just used to it. We all are like spoiled children no longer impressed with the gifts we’re given—it’s just another sunset, just another rainstorm moving in over the mountain, just another child being born, just another funeral. — Donald Miller

Throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet. — Ruth Bader Ginsburg

There's nothing worse than sleeping in makeup. You wake up looking like a painting that's been left out in a rainstorm. — Nina Dobrev

There's always another storm. It's the way the world works. Snowstorms, rainstorms, windstorms, sandstorms, and firestorms. Some are fierce and others are small. You have to deal with each one separately, but you need to keep an eye on whats brewing for tomorrow. — Maria V. Snyder

You're probably on the right track if you feel like a sidewalk worm during a rainstorm. — Larry Page

I’ve learned that empowered thinking is a choice- a state of mind. It’s the ability to enjoy a rose with no mind of the thorn. It’s the ability to celebrate a life even though it has passed. It’s seeing the flowers even during a rainstorm. — Steve Maraboli

Cloudy Day Quotes

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Don't forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy Skies. — Paulo Coelho

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A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day. — Proverbs

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A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition. — William Arthur Ward

Those who keep speaking about the sun while walking under a cloudy sky are messengers of hope, the true saints of our day. — Henri Nouwen

Sometimes we get to be the sunshine on someone else's cloudy day. — Katrina Mayer

A gray day provides the best light. — Leonardo da Vinci

Life is filled with rhythms-day and night, hot and cold, summer and winter, spring and fall, cloudy and clear. Likewise in a relationship, men and women have their own rhythms and cycles. — John Gray

A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes. — Joseph Addison

You can't make a cloudy day a sunny day, but can embrace it and decide it's going to be a good day after all. — Jane Lynch

She missed him the days when some pretext served to take him away from her, just as one misses the sun on a cloudy day without having thought much about the sun when it was shining. — Kate Chopin

Night Rain Quotes

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When you are so full of sorrow that you can't walk, can't cry anymore, think about the green foliage that sparkles after the rain. When the daylight exhausts you, when you hope a final night will cover the world, think about the awakening of a young child. — Omar Khayyam

After a day of cloud and wind and rain Sometimes the setting sun breaks out again, And touching all the darksome woods with light, Smiles on the fields until they laugh and sing, Then like a ruby from the horizon's ring, Drops down into the night. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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Every storm runs out of rain, just like every dark night turns into day. — Gary Allan

It was night, and the rain fell; and falling, it was rain, but, having fallen, it was blood. — Edgar Allan Poe

The heavy rain beat down the tender branches of vine and jessamine, and trampled on them in its fury; and when the lightning gleamed, it showed the tearful leaves shivering and cowering together at the window, and tapping at it urgently, as if beseeching to be sheltered from the dismal night. — Charles Dickens

It's 2 o'clock in the morning and I just can't sleep Outside the rain is pourin', I'm lonely as can be Maybe 2night'll be different than the nights before I need 2 feel someone beside me, I can't be alone no more — Prince

If you no longer live, if you my beloved, my love, if you have died, all the leaves will fall in my breast, it will rain in my soul night and day, the snow will burn my heart, I shall walk with frost and fire and death and snow, my feet will want to walk to where you are sleeping, but I shall live — Pablo Neruda

I could kiss you in the rain forever Turn all your pain to pleasure Fill up all your days with sunlight Make the passion last every night Give you my every possesion Make you my only obsession Climb up to the sky and pull down all the stars above But I could never love you enough — Chely Wright

There will be a rain dance Friday night, weather permitting! — George Carlin

Winter Rain Quotes

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Clouds come floating into my life from other days no longer to shed rain or usher storm but to give colour to my sunset sky. — Rabindranath Tagore

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain, But Lust's effect is tempest after sun; Love's gentle spring doth always fresh remain, Lust's winter comes ere summer half be done; Love surfeits not, Lust like a glutton dies; Love is all truth, Lust full of forged lies. — William Shakespeare

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In summer winter rain or sun, it's good to be on horseback. — Mike Oldfield

Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? 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

A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things. — George R. R. Martin

She enjoys rain for its wetness, winter for its cold, summer for its heat. She loves rainbows as much for fading as for their brilliance. It is easy for her, she opens her heart and accepts everything. — Morgan Llywelyn

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up. — George Catlin

October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces. — J. K. Rowling

The snow doesn't give a soft white damn whom it touches. — E. E. cummings

When the hounds of Spring are on winter's traces, The mother of months in meadow or plain Fills the shadows and windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain. — Algernon Charles Swinburne

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Saying sulfates do not cause acid rain is the same as saying that smoking does not cause lung cancer. — Andrew L. Lewis, Jr.

Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters. — Norman Maclean

I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. — Maya Angelou

Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day. — John Wooden

We must strengthen our sense of hardship, adhere to the bottom-line thinking, be prepared for danger in times of peace, prepare for a rainy day, and be ready to withstand major tests of high winds and high waves. — Xi Jinping

Contrary to the general belief about photography, you don't need bright sunlight: the best moodiest pictures are taken in the dim light of almost dusk, or of rainy days. — Jack Kerouac

The shortest period of time lies between the minute you put some money away for a rainy day and the unexpected arrival of rain. — Jane Bryant Quinn

Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought. — Dwight Morrow

You can tell a lot about a person by who his or her heroes are. — Steve Jobs

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

Don't we all die someday and someday comes all too soon? What will you do with your own wild, glorious chance at this thing we call life. — Mary Oliver

For me, there's nothing better than curling up in my favorite blanket on a cloudy or rainy day and just knit. Especially in front of the fireplace. — Magdalena Neuner

My policies are based not on some economics theory, but on things I and millions like me were brought up with: an honest day's work for an honest day's pay; live within your means; put by a nest egg for a rainy day; pay your bills on time; support the police. — Margaret Thatcher

Listing your personal milestones is like storing a pocketful of sunshine for a rainy day. Sometimes our best is simply not enough.... We have to do what is required. — Winston Churchill

That includes not cutting down the rain forest, and stop polluting the ocean because once we kill the coral reefs and the rain forest, this earth is toast. — Michael Berryman

Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine. — William Feather

...a rainy day ceases to have meaning for a person who has lived in the open under a monsoon cloud most of his life. — Vikas Swarup

Save 3-6 months of expenses in a Rainy Day fund. Know why? Cause it is going to rain, and you aren't the exception. — Dave Ramsey

Rainy day people all know there's no sorrow they can't rise above. — Gordon Lightfoot

I wonder what ants do on rainy days? — Haruki Murakami

Before a show, you might have aches or pains, or it's a bad rainy day, or it's too humid. We all complain about stuff. But... how do I put this poetically? Once it's the roar of the crowd and the smell of the greasepaint, forget it. Once the adrenaline kicks in and your chest expands, you forget about all that. — Gene Simmons

Build shelter against a rainy day. — John Wooden

What would it be like if you lived each day, each breath, as a work of art in progress? Imagine that you are a masterpiece unfolding each second of every day, a work of art taking form with every breath. — Thomas Crum

Some people are making such thorough plans for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine. — William Feather

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