Quotations About / On: RAIN
I fail...I strain the rail...to get a straight rain
(nothing except experience)
O land of manure and mist, of dirty, cold rain.
(Petrus Augustus De Genestet (1829-1861), Dutch minister. "Boutade," First Poems (1851), trans. by Wm. Z. Shetter (1970).)
Who told you you're allowed to rain on my parade?
(Bob Merrill (b. 1921), U.S. songwriter. "Don't Rain on My Parade," Funny Girl, Chappell & Co. (1963).
Music composed by Jule Styne (1905-1994).)
A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia.
(Iris Murdoch (b. 1919), British novelist, philosopher. Times (London, July 6, 1989).)
Don't tell me it's raining when you're peeing on me!
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
The property of rain is to wet and fire to burn.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Corin, in As You Like It, act 3, sc. 2, l. 26-7.
The shepherd's common sense.)
People who say 'it never rains but pours' have never been patient for the silver lining after the storm.
“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”
The valley drowns in kindness and welfare and rain, but it still be angry leering at the mountain's strength.
(The mean is envious.)
“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”
(― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds)