Quotations About / On: WEATHER

  • 1.
    One bad weather friend is better than one thousand fair weather friends.
    (to my students)
  • 2.
    Stormy weathers do pass and the sun will always shine afterwards.
    (Inspiration, hope, inspire)
  • 3.
    Grudge of weather conditions increases anguish, better to be patient and search for useful thing.
    (Grudge changes nothing.)
  • 4.
    Commentator's box should always be weather-proof.
    (Prasanna Mishra, born in 1942, lives in Bhubaneswar (India) . He is a social activist, columnist and a former civil servant.)
  • 5.
    Commentator's box is weather-proof.
    (Prasanna Mishra, born in 1942, is a social activist, a columnist and a former civil servant. He lives in Bhubaneswar (India) .)
  • 6.
    He was as erratic but as inevitable as the weather.
    (Angela Carter (1940-1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Penguin. "Souvenir of Japan," Fireworks: Nine Profane Pieces, p. 10 (1974).)
  • 7.
    A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.
    (Marcel Proust (1871-1922), French novelist. "The Guermantes Way," pt. 2, ch. 2, Remembrance of Things Past, vol. 6 (1921), cit. By Ronald and Colette Cortie (1988).)
  • 8.
    Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. attributed in Hartford Courant (Connecticut, Aug. 27, 1897), editorial. Quoted by Charles D. Warner, though his actual words were, "A well-known U.S. writer once said that while everyone talked about the weather, nobody seemed to do anything about it." The remark is generally ascribed to Twain, with whom Warner collaborated on the novel, The Gilded Age (1873).)
  • 9.
    The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.
    (Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927), British author. "On the Weather," Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1889).)
  • 10.
    In the right stage of the weather a pond fires its evening gun with great regularity.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 333, Houghton Mifflin (1906). Thoreau here refers specifically to nearby Flint's Pond in Concord.)
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