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

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

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

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

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
— thunderstorms quotation by Garrison Keillor