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

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief…and unspeakable love.”  Washington Irving


“Two lovers in the rain have no need of an umbrella.” ~ Japanese Proverb

“Rain showers my spirit and waters my soul.”
~Terri Guillemets

“Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.”Langston Hughes

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.”  Frank Howard Clark

“No person has the right to rain on your dreams.”  Marian Wright Edelman

“God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way.” Unknown

“In our lives there is bound to come some pain, surely as there are storms and falling rain; just believe that the one who holds the storms will bring the sun.” Unknown

“The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed- It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes.”  William Shakespeare

“May you always have walls for the winds, a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you and all your heart might desire.” Irish Blessing

“The best kind of rain, of course, is a cozy rain. This is the kind the anonymous medieval poet makes me remember, the rain that falls on a day when you’d just as soon stay in bed a little longer, write letters or read a good book by the fire, take early tea with hot scones and jam and look out the streaked window with complacency.” ~Susan Allen Toth, England For All Seasons

Money is only good for a weekday, a holiday, and a rainy day.~ Russian Proverb

“Life is like this: sometimes sun, sometimes rain.” ~ Fijian Proverb

“The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.”  ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“…Be still, sad heart, and cease repining;
Behind the clouds is the sun still shining;
Thy fate is the common fate of all,
Into each life some rain must fall,
Some days must be dark and dreary.”
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807-1882, written in 1845?

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