124 Thunderstorm Quotes to Inspire and Uplift Your Spirit

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Top 10 Thunderstorm Quotes (BEST)

  1. Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm. — Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. — Garrison Keillor
  3. A storm may bring its darkness, but you can bring your own sunshine. — Matshona Dhliwayo
  4. I read as much poetry as time allows and circumstance dictates: No heartache can pass without a little Dorothy Parker, no thunderstorm without W. H. Auden, no sleepless night without W. B. Yeats. — J. Courtney Sullivan
  5. Women? Women are like...thunderstorms. They're beautiful to look at, and sometimes they're nice to listen to-but most of the time they're just plain inconvenient. — Brandon Sanderson
  6. Are we sure this is a good time to take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance? — David Letterman
  7. A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times. — Randall Jarrell
  8. Clouds wait for no one up in the sky but want you to reach them and hope you will try. — Alexi Pappas
  9. If you’re going to love someone or something then don’t be a slow leaking faucet – be a hurricane. — Shannon Alder
  10. A best friend is someone that will stand in your storm and tell you the lightning is beautiful just to make you realize that your heart was worth getting soaked. — Shannon Alder

The Most Famous Thunderstorm Quotes

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I get my best ideas in a thunderstorm. I have the power and majesty of nature on my side. — Ralph Steadman

They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning. — Clint Eastwood

If the thunder don't get ya then the lightning will. — Jerry Garcia

Today, the technology is there to give early and normally ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches. When a tornado strikes, all of us are at risk. — Spencer Bachus

You will hear thunder and remember me, and think: she wanted storms. — Anna Akhmatova

You don't need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured. — Bertolt Brecht

It often takes the darkness of a storm to show us the light of God's presence. — Tony Evans

Never let the presence of a storm cause you to doubt the presence of God. — Craig Groeschel

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work. — Mark Twain

If I accept the sunshine and warmth, then I must also accept the thunder and lightning. — Khalil Gibran

Short Thunderstorm Quotes

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  • Storms probably exist only because after them we can have a sunrise. — Tove Jansson
  • Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic. — W. H. Auden
  • Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don't. — Bill Hybels
  • Storms make the oak grow deeper roots. — George Herbert
  • There are some things you can only learn in a storm. — Joel Osteen
  • If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm. — Frank Lane
  • This life will never be without storms. Stop fearing the storm. Build your inner shelter. — Yasmin Mogahed
  • The guilty are alarmed and turn pale at the slightest thunder. — Juvenal
  • If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm. — Warren W. Wiersbe
  • Storms make trees take deeper roots. — Dolly Parton

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Like A Thunderstorm Quotes

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The markets are like a weather; you may not like it but you have to bear it. — Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

I'm from Cleveland. I like thunderstorms; I like a little rain in my life. — The Miz

She wanted to say 'I love you like a thunderstorm, like a lion, like a helpless rage'. — Ken Follett

Genius, like a thunderstorm, comes up against the wind. — Soren Kierkegaard

A man who cannot get angry is like a stream that cannot overflow, that is always turbid. Sometimes indignation is as good as a thunderstorm in summer, clearing and cooling the air. — Henry Ward Beecher

We should strive to go on in fortune and misfortune like a clock during a thunderstorm. — Robert Louis Stevenson

Encased in talent like a uniform, The rank of every poet is well known; They can amaze us like a thunderstorm, Or die so young, or live for years alone. — W. H. Auden

Being in a rage was rather like being out in a thunderstorm - you couldn't hear yourself think. — Patricia Wentworth

Government began in tyranny and force, began in the feudalism of the soldier and bigotry of the priest; and the ideas of justice and humanity have been fighting their way, like a thunderstorm, against the organized selfishness of human nature. — Wendell Phillips

Thunder Quotes

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

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It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand. — American Indian Proverbs

If you can't see the sun you will be impressed with a street light. If you've never felt thunder and lightning you'll be impressed with fireworks. And if you turn your back on the greatness and majesty of God you'll fall in love with a world of shadows and short-lived pleasures. — John Piper

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I know who I am. I'm a dude playing a dude disguised as another dude. — Robert Downey, Jr.

The universe is composed of subjects to be communed with, not objects to be exploited. Everything has its own voice. Thunder and lightening and stars and planets, flowers, birds, animals, trees, ~~ all these have voices, and they constitute a community of existence that is profoundly related. — Thomas Berry

Fair is foul, and foul is fair, hover through fog and filthy air. — William Shakespeare

Yin and yang, male and female, strong and weak, rigid and tender, heaven and earth, light and darkness, thunder and lightning, cold and warmth, good and evil...the interplay of opposite principles constitutes the universe. — Confucius

Strong and healthy, who thinks of sickness until it strikes like lightning? Preoccupied with the world, who thinks of death, until it arrives like thunder? — Milarepa

Twere better far That gods should quaff their nectar merrily, And men sing out the day like grasshoppers, So may they haply lull the watchful thunder. — Hartley Coleridge

We saw the lightning and that was the guns and then we heard the thunder and that was the big guns; and then we heard the rain falling and that was the blood falling; and when we came to get in the crops, it was dead men that we reaped. — Harriet Tubman

Thunder And Lightning Quotes

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I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies. — Eden Ahbez

Those orators who give us much noise and many words, but little argument and less wit, and who are the loudest when least lucid, should take a lesson from the great volume of nature; she often gives us the lightning without the thunder, but never the thunder without the lightning. — Elihu Burritt

I need someone who believes that the sun will rise again but who does not fear my darkness. Someone who can point out the rocks in my way without making me a child by carrying me. Someone who can stand in thunder and watch the lightning and believe in a rainbow. — Joe Mahoney

I’ve wrestled with alligators, I’ve tussled with a whale. I done handcuffed lightning And throw thunder in jail. You know I’m bad. just last week, I murdered a rock, Injured a stone, Hospitalized a brick. I’m so mean, I make medicine sick. — Muhammad Ali

When I'm playful I use the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude for a seine, and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales. I scratch my head with the lightning and purr myself to sleep with the thunder. — Mark Twain

And also, one is a mother in order to understand the inexplicable. One is a mother to lighten the darkness. One is a mother to shield when lightning streaks the night, when thunder shakes the earth, when mud bogs one down. One is a mother in order to love without beginning or end. — Mariama Bâ

I spend a lot of time in L.A., and when it rains there you get the entire rainfall for the year in two days, raindrops the size of mangoes. And in Barcelona, the Mediterranean storms come up from the sea, thunder and lightning; its like the end of the world. — Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The music was thunder and joy. Lightning bolts of happiness and praise, foot-stomping, dance-shouting, good-feeling singing from the soul. — Etta James

You gotta eat lightning and crap thunder! — Shane McMahon

Only last week I murdered a rock, injured a stone and hospitalized a brick. — Muhammad Ali

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

Lightning Strike Quotes

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Hard to believe lightning can strike twice, but it surely did. The moment Caitriona Balfe came on screen, I sat up straight and said, ‘There she is!’ She and Sam Heughan absolutely lit up the screen with fireworks. — Diana Gabaldon

Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you are not going to make an awful lot of work. All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself. — Chuck Close

When you wish for so long that you could hear something, and then suddenly, with no warning, you do, it is like a lightning strike and rain on parched ground at the same time. You're stunned, but you cannot hear enough. — Robert Jordan

Move like a beam of light: fly like lightning, strike like thunder, whirl in circles around a stable center — Morihei Ueshiba

Why must we love where the lightning strikes, and not where we choose? — Theodore Sturgeon

But the time has come; the revelation has already occurred, and the guardian seers have seen the lightning strike the darkness we call reality. And now we sleep in the brief interval between the lightning and the thunder. — William Irwin Thompson

Since, during storms, flames leap from the humid vapors and dark clouds emit deafening noises, is it surprising the lightning, when it strikes the ground, gives rise to truffles, which do not resemble plants? — Plutarch

Just a little. Just the first faint breath of love... It wasn’t dramatic, like some bolt of lightning with a crack of thunder following. It was more like when flint strikes steel and the spark fades almost too fast for you to see. But still, you know it’s there, down where you can’t see, kindling. — Patrick Rothfuss

The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain. — Horace

Nothing is so beautiful as spring -- when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing. — Gerard Manley Hopkins

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More Thunderstorm Quotes

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Pregnant and birthing mothers are elemental forces, in the same sense that gravity, thunderstorms, earthquakes, and hurricanes are elemental forces. In order to understand the laws of their energy flow, you have to love and respect them for their magnificence at the same time that you study them with the accuracy of a true scientist. — Ina May Gaskin

With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides, flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from one end to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terrorist attacks, "Are we sure this is a good time to take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance? — Jay Leno

The sound of a harpsichord - two skeletons copulating on a tin roof in a thunderstorm. — Thomas Beecham

In case of a thunderstorm, stand in the middle of the fairway and hold up a one iron. Not even God can hit a one iron. — Lee Trevino

I’ve told you the four thunderstorms – disappointment, frustration, unfairness and isolation. You cannot avoid them, as like the monsoon they will come into your life at regular intervals. You just need to keep the raincoat handy to not let the spark die — Chetan Bhagat

You know your testimony is strong when your roots are so deep that other people’s storms will never knock you over. — Shannon Alder

It is challenging for a human brain to distinguish between noises and threats if a considerable value is at stake. — Naved Abdali

Life isn’t how you survive the thunderstorm, but how you dance in the rain. — Adam Young

Disappointments are to the soul what a thunderstorm is to the air. — Friedrich Schiller

it is discouraging to leave the past behind only to see it coming toward you like the thunderstorm which drenched you yesterday. — William H. Gass

Geniuses are like thunderstorms. They go against the wind, terrify people, cleanse the air. — Soren Kierkegaard

He is the playfulness of creation, scandal and utter goodness, the generosity of the ocean and the ferocity of a thunderstorm; he is cunning as a snake and gentle as a whisper; the gladness of sunshine and the humility of a thirty-mile walk by foot on a dirt road. — John Eldredge

The darkness of the storm determines the brightness of the rainbow. — Matshona Dhliwayo

If complete and utter chaos was lightning, then he'd be the sort to stand on a hilltop in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armour and shouting 'All gods are bastards! — Terry Pratchett

Life hands us storms so we can paint rainbows. — Matshona Dhliwayo

When she left me I stood out in the thunderstorm, hoping to be destroyed by lightning. It missed, first left, then right. — Ted Kooser

You might as well appeal against the thunderstorm. — William Tecumseh Sherman

Nature is never other than serene even in a thunderstorm. — Frank Lloyd Wright

I think there's a poet who wrote once a tragedy by Shakespeare, a symphony by Beethoven and a thunderstorm are based on the same elements. I think that's a beautiful line. — Maximilian Schell

The whole positioning and atmosphere of the song ["King of the Mountain"] was to build up this thunderstorm that would take us all onstage off into a story where we were suddenly in the middle of the ocean. — Kate Bush

Thunderstorms are as much our friends as the sunshine. — Criss Jami

I had been right: freedom smelled like ozone and thunderstorms and gunpowder all at once, like snow and bonfires and cut grass, it tasted like seawater and oranges. — Tana French

The thunderstorm is a constant phenomenon, raging alternately over some part of the world or the other. Can a single man or creature escape death if all that charge of lightning strikes the earth? — Kalki Krishnamurthy

If you had planned to come to Crawford in the middle of the hot summer in August, no one would have come with you, if you had planned it. But spontaneously, we have now been here 11 days in the most intense heat that you can imagine of west Texas. Some of the most intense heat thunderstorms. — Ann Wright

Maybe you're getting into the rhythm of sailing life," says James. He looks out at the waves that are rolling in to lap against the dock. "You know, the tides going in and then out, the wind blowing east and then west, the high of a perfect day out on the water, the low of a thunderstorm or a wind that won't go your way. — Melissa Walker

Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, streams like the thunderstorm against the wind. — Lord Byron

My mother, who hates thunderstorms,Holds up each summer day and shakesIt out suspiciously, lest swarmsOf grape-dark clouds are lurking there.... — Philip Larkin

The substance of mind is the substance of heaven. A joyful thought is an auspicious star or a felicitous cloud. An angry thought is a thunderstorm or a violent rain. A kind thought is a gentle breeze or a sweet dew. A stern thought is a fierce sun or an autumn frost. Which of these can be eliminated? Just let them pass away as they arise, open and unresisting, and your mind merges with the spacious sky. — Zicheng Hong

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