April Showers
April is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.
--T. S. Eliot
The Quote of the Day
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather just different kinds of good weather.
-- John Ruskin
For after all, the best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If you took away everything in the world that had to be invented, there'd be nothing left except a lot of people getting rained on.
-- Tom Stoppard
As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.
-- Van Wyck Brooks
A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia.
-- Iris Murdoch
I am an optimist, but I'm an optimist who carries a raincoat.
-- Harold Wilson
I think it rains
That tongues may loosen from the porch
Uncleave roof tops of the mouth, hang
heavy with knowledge.



-- Wole Soyinka

I think God invented rain to give dead people something to complain about.
-- David Brenner
He maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
-- Bible
A light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning have often made a hero of the same man who, by indigestion, a restless night, and a rainy morning, would have proved a coward.
-- Philip Dormer Chesterfield
If the state of oratory that inundates our educational institutions during the month of June could be transformed into rain for Southern California, we should all be happily awash or waterlogged.
-- Samuel Gould
Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
-- Susan Ertz
It will never rain roses; when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
-- George Eliot
I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will.
-- Clint Eastwood
Clouds that thunder do not always rain.
-- Armenian Proverb
Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
-- John Updike
There is little chance that meteorologists can solve the mysteries if weather until they gain an understanding of the mutual attraction of rain and weekends.
-- Arnot Sheppard
Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark.
-- Richard Cushing
If you want the rainbow, you've got to put up with a little rain.
-- Dolly Parton
The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling.
-- Lucretius
We have not the reverent feeling for the rainbow that a savage has, because we know how it is made. We have lost as much as we gained by prying into that matter.
-- Mark Twain
There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.
-- Don Delillo
Some people are making such thorough plans for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.
-- William Feather
Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
-- Langston Hughes
The world goes up and the world goes down, 
And the sunshine follows the rain
And yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown 
Can never come over again.



-- Charles Kingsley

We live in a rainbow of chaos.
-- Paul Cezanne
Truths are first clouds; then rain, then harvest and food.
-- Henry Ward Beecher
Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation are men who want rain without thunder and lightning.
-- Frederick Douglass
Thy fate is the common fate of all;
Into each life some rain must fall.



-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Pay as little attention to discouragement as possible. Plough ahead as a steamer does, rough or smooth - rain or shine. To carry your cargo and make your port is the point.
-- Maltbie D. Babcock
Shining through tears, like April suns in showers,
That labour to o'ercome the cloud that loads 'em.
--Thomas Otway 

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