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Rain Quotes – The Best Sayings About Rainy Days, Rainbows, Raindrops and Drizzle

Rain Quotes – 23 Sayings About Rainy Days, Rainbows, Raindrops and Drizzle

Are you looking for inspirational rain quotes and the most beautiful sayings about rain showers and the rainbow? Then you've come to the right place! When it rains, we can admire a natural phenomenon that can stand for both melancholy and renewal, making nature blossom and the streets shine.

Even if we sometimes groan in annoyance when the rain clouds gain the upper hand and we have forgotten our umbrella and raincoat again, every drop of rain on the leaves, every brief shower over the lake and every puddle in the forest has great value.

It is the same with the relaxing Sounds of naturethat the pattering rain on roofs and paths gives us. Those who understand this can laugh and have fun even in the rain.

In this article, I would like to provide you with a collection of the best short pieces of wisdom, aphorisms and quotes about rainy weather as a little inspiration. Let's go!

My please: Keep in mind that many of the quotes about rain have been translated into English from other languages. I cannot guarantee that it is the original quote in each case. Therefore, double check them before you share them. If you like and share any of the quotes in the internet, please link this elaborately created collection. Thank you for your support!

23 quotes about rain, rainy weather and the rainbow

Rainy weather is not bad weather - and doesn't have to make us sad. Rather, it is a An invitation to pause, reflect and dream. When the sky is weeping, it also gives us the chance to simply Switch off your head and look calmly out of the window with a cup of tea in your hand while the drops turn into puddles.

Use the following quotes and sayings about rain to discover the beauty and complexity of this special natural event to capture.

Rain quotes 1 - 10

  1. "It's the rain that fills the rivers, not the dew." (Sri Lankan proverb)
  2. "A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain." (Fernandel)
  3. "Trouble is meant to be a thunderstorm, not a steady rain; it is meant to clear the air, not spoil the harvest." (Ernst R. Hauschka)
  4. "The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling." (Lucretius)
  5. "Humour is the umbrella of the wise." (Erich Kästner)
  6. "Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you." (Langston Hughes)
  7. "I like to walk through the rain so that nobody sees me crying." (Charlie Chaplin)
  8. "We hear the rain fall, but not the snow. Bitter grief is loud, calm grief is silent." (Berthold Auerbach)
  9. "Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof." (James Russell Lowell)
  10. "If you want to see a rainbow, you have to learn to see the rain." (Paulo Coelho)

Tip: Heavy rain and flooding are considered extreme weather. All about Extreme weather and natural disasters and their connection to climate changeyou can find out in the linked blog article.

Rain Quotes 11 - 20

  1. "Hope is the rainbow over the falling stream of life." (Friedrich Nietzsche)
  2. "In the autumn rain, the soul catches cold from its loneliness." (Elmar Kupke)
  3. "A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain." (Mark Twain)
  4. "You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That's a part of it." (Denzel Washington)
  5. "Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  6. "Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather." (John Ruskin)
  7. "What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean." (Isaac Newton)
  8. "Don't be mad at the rain; it just doesn't know how to fall upwards." (Vladimir Nabokov)
  9. "What is happening in the rainforest today is a predation, is a war." (Jose Lutzenberger)
  10. "We live in a rainbow of chaos." (Paul Cezanne)
"It's the rain that fills the rivers, not the dew." (Sri Lankan Proverb)

Rain Quotes 21 - 23

  1. "After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here." (Walt Disney)
  2. "You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down." (Charlie Chaplin)
  3. "The rain begins with a drop." (Manal al-Sharif)

Can you think of any other sayings about the rain that are still missing here? Then let us know your ideas in the comments! And if you have any more Weather quotes I have compiled another list for you under the link.

FAQ: Frequently asked questions about rain and precipitation

What is the difference between precipitation and rain?

Precipitation includes any form of water that falls from clouds towards the ground, such as snow, hail, sleet or even rain. The water is known to land in the form of liquid water droplets on earth.

So the difference between precipitation and rain is, that rain is precipitation - the most frequent type of precipitation.

Why is it important that it rains?

Among other things, natural rain is important for Watering plants, the Replenishment of groundwater reserves and for the Maintaining the water cycle on the earth. However, it not only counteracts drought, but also also removes dust from the airpollen and any pollutants.

Rainwater is simply life, because it also provides food and water. satisfies the need for fluids of countless living beings on the planet.

How does rain affect our psyche?

The sound of falling rain can, among other things Calming, relaxing, promotes concentration and inspiring on our minds.

However, the persistently cloudy weather with gray rain clouds can also be just as sad and dissatisfied and lead to listlessness.

Use the best quotes about rain as a source of inspiration

I hope that the quotes listed have strengthened your memory of the beauty and power of rain. And that you can see every rain shower for what it is: A Symbol of change, hope, renewal and the eternal interplay between man and nature.

However, it should never be forgotten that Heavy rain, floods and rainy storms can also cause devastating damage.

Finally, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the Book "Wütendes Wetter" by the physicist Friederike Otto to your heart. It helps immensely to better understand the connection between extreme weather and climate change. If you like, get it here*.

Do you have any questions, suggestions or other beautiful rain quotes that should definitely be included in this collection? Then I look forward to your comment.

Stay inspired,

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

PS: In tropical rainforests, waterfall-like downpours occur more frequently during the rainy season, which I have also experienced myself. Unfortunately, these species-rich tropical areas are under threat because we humans are destroying them and driving climate change as a result. What each of us can do in our everyday lives to save the rainforestI would therefore like to share this with you next in the linked blog article. Thank you for your commitment!

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Christoph Schulz

Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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