Rain Proverbs


Sayings about Rain

Clouds do not always mean rain, but smoke is a sure sign of fire. ~ African Proverb

How lovely is the sun after rain, and how lovely is laughter after sorrow. ~ Tunisian Proverbs

Whoever has only one garment does not wash it when it rains. ~ African Proverb

Big thunder, little rain. ~ English Proverbs

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. ~ Traditional Proverb

Interest on debts grows without rain. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

It’s good to watch the rain from a dry standpoint. ~ Dutch Proverbs

If rain bothers you, you can always jump into the sea. ~ Chinese Proverb

When it rains, it pours. ~ English Proverb

Rain does not fall on one roof alone. ~ Cameroonian Proverbs

Morning rain and women’s tears dry as fast as each other. ~ Czech Proverb

One day of rain far surpasses a whole year of drought. ~ Malawian Proverb

Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring. ~ Chinese Proverb

A visit is like rainwater; you pray for it when it stays away and its a problem when it rains too much. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Evening red and morning gray help the traveler on his way; evening gray and morning red bring down rain upon his head ~ Traditional Proverbs

Keep something for a rainy day. ~ Traditional Proverb

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. ~ Traditional Proverb

Not every cloud brings rain. ~ Kurdish Proverb

A deaf man may not have heard the thunder but he surely will see the rain. ~ Malian Proverb

It’s the rain that fills the rivers not the dew. ~ Sri Lankan Proverbs

Sun is for cucumbers, rain for rice. ~ Vietnamese Proverbs

Don’t be so much in love that you can’t tell when it’s raining. ~ Malagasy Proverb

If it were ever to rain soup, the poor would only have forks. ~ Brazilian Proverb

An old friend met in a far country is like rain after drought. ~ Chinese Proverb

After great droughts come great rains. ~ Dutch Proverb

A curious woman is capable of turning around the rainbow just to see what is on the other side. ~ Chinese Proverb

Rain does not stay in the sky. ~ Finnish Proverbs

The plant God favors will grow even without rain. ~ African Proverb

It rained on the mountaintop, but it was the valley below that got flooded. ~ African Proverb

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

Thunder clouds do not always give rain. ~ Armenian Proverb

It never rains on your neighbors without you getting your feet wet. ~ Chinese Proverb

If you are already wet, you won’t care about the rain. ~ Romanian Proverb

He who marries on a rainy day will be happy for the rest of his life. ~ French Proverb

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

If a dog’s prayers were answered, bones would rain from the skies. ~ German Proverb

The drowning man is not troubled by rain. ~ Iranian Proverb

A little rain each day will fill the rivers to overflowing. ~ Liberian Proverb

The frog knows more about the rain than the calendar. ~ Creole Proverb

Giving advice to the ignorant is like the rain falling on muddy ground. ~ Iranian Proverb

The rain wets the leopard’s spots but does not wash them off. ~ Ghanaian Proverb

If it rained macaroni, what a fine time for gluttons! ~ Italian Proverb

The umbrella was made for rainy days, the white man uses it for the sun. ~ Jamaican Proverb

Sunshine without rain makes a desert. ~ Arabian Proverb

When the rain falls in the valley, the hill gets angry. ~ Yoruba Proverb

On a rainy day many offer to water the chickens. ~ Armenian Proverb

A learned man without work is a cloud without rain. ~ Arabian Proverb

If I peddle salt, it rains; if I peddle flour, the wind blows. ~ Japanese Proverb

He fled from the rain and sat down under the waterspout. ~ Arabian Proverb

Rain before seven; clear before eleven. ~ English Proverb

A banker is a man who lends you an umbrella when the weather is fair, and takes it away from you when it rains. ~ Traditional Proverb

The rain follows after the forest. ~ American Proverb

Women are like raindrops: some fall on palaces, others on rice fields. ~ Vietnamese Proverb

After the rain the grass will grow; after wine, conversation. ~ Swedish Proverb

The heaviest rains fall on the house that leaks most. ~ Japanese Proverb

Thunder is not yet rain. ~ Kenyan Proverb

It rains sorrow on him who is already wet. ~ Spanish Proverb

Trouble will rain on those who are already wet. ~ Spanish Proverb

Rocks need no protection from the rain. ~ Malawian Proverb

A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is the rain. ~ Arabian Proverb

The farmer hopes for rain, the walker hopes for sunshine, and the gods hesitate. ~ Chinese Proverb

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

Quotations about Rain

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.  ~ Earl of Chesterfield

A pearl button skipped and hopped across the floor, creating a counterpoint to the splatters of rain hitting the windows. ~ Eloisa James

A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods.  ~ Rachel Carson

After three days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, and weather rainy. ~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

All was silent as before, all silent save the dripping rain. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes

An angler is a man who spends rainy days sitting around on the muddy banks of rivers doing nothing because his wife won’t let him do it at home.  ~ Author Unknown

And it’s a hard, It’s a hard, It’s a hard, It’s a hard, It’s a hard rain gonna fall ~ Bob Dylan

Do not, on a rainy day, ask your child what he feels like doing, because I assure you that what he feels like doing, you won’t feel like watching. ~ Fran Lebowitz

Don’t like small talk, love rainy days. ~ Melissa Gilbert

Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him. ~ Jean Paul Richter

God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done.  ~ Author Unknown

I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests. ~ Pablo Neruda

I was in love with the whole world and all that lived in its rainy arms. ~ Louise Erdrich

If I were running the world I would have it rain only between 2 and 5 a.m. anyone who was out then ought to get wet. ~ William Lyon Phelps

It is best to read the weather forecast before praying for rain. ~Mark Twain Quotes

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. ~ Langston Hughes

Like the sky opens after a rainy day we must open to ourselves…. Learn to love yourself for who you are and open so the world can see you shine.  ~ James Poland

Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.  ~ Susan Ertz

My idea of absolute happiness is to be in bed on a rainy day, with my blankie, my cat, and my dog. ~ Anne Lamott

Now there are three things you can do in a baseball game: You can win or you can lose or it can rain. ~ Casey Stengel

On a sunny clear day, you can improve your body; on a rainy fogy day, you can improve your mind! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

Rain showers my spirit, and waters my soul. ~ Emily Logan Decens

Remember even though the outside world might be raining, if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you. ~ Anna Lee

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day – and another, in case it doesn’t rain. ~ Mae West Quotes

Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren’t enjoying today’s sunshine. ~ William Feather

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

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. ~John Ruskin Quotes

That rainy day – one died.one took birth. ~ lity munshi

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by often falling ~ Lucretius

The rainy days a man saves for usually seem to arrive during his vacation. ~ Author Unknown

The shortest period of time lies between the minute you put some money away for a rainy day and the unexpected arrival of rain. ~ Jane Bryant Quinn

The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday’s sneer and yesterday’s frown can never come over again. ~ Charles Kingsley

What’s a rainy day without some delicious coffee-flavoured loneliness? ~ Sanober Khan

You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain. ~ Leo Durocher

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

A rainy day is like a lovely gift — you can sleep late and not feel guilty. ~ Elizabeth Jane Howard

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