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10 quotes about rain that will make you love summer storms

Sometimes the best walks are in the rain. Or right after a heavy shower. Everything looks so vibrant, fresh, alive. And it makes you feel that way too! These ten positive quotes about rain will make you love those drizzling summer days.

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

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Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life. – John Updike

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Nana always said the rain was Nature’s way of adding sparkle to the outdoors. – Evangeline Duran Fuentes, Cry on Hallow’s Eve

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Colors shone with exceptional clarity in the rain. The ground was a deep black, the pine branches a brilliant green, the people wrapped in yellow looking like special spirits that were allowed to wander over the earth on rainy mornings only. – Haruki Marukami, Norwegian Wood

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“I used to love the storms when I was younger,” Grump said. “I would climb the cypresses and leap into the sky and roar at the thunder. There’s nothing like flying into the rain and embracing the wind. It’s true freedom.” – Aaron Burdett, Grump & Rose

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I think rain is as necessary to the mind as to vegetation. My very thoughts become thirsty, and crave the moisture. – John Burroughs

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Rain is not only drops of water. Its the love of sky for earth. They never meet each other but sends love this way. – Unknown

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The richness of the rain made me feel safe and protected; I have always considered the rain to be healing—a blanket—the comfort of a friend. Without at least some rain in any given day, or at least a cloud or two on the horizon, I feel overwhelmed by the information of sunlight and yearn for the vital, muffling gift of falling water. – Douglas Coupland, Life After God

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Some of my pleasantest hours were during the long rain-storms in the spring or fall, which confined me to the house for the afternoon as well as the forenoon, soothed by their ceaseless roar and pelting; when an early twilight ushered in a long evening in which many thoughts had time to take root and unfold themselves. – Henry David Thoreau

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“On the fifth day, which was a Sunday, it rained very hard. I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty. – Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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How do you feel about rain? Do you like it? Do you try to avoid it?
I just love rain, as long as I have a set of dry clothes waiting for me wherever I am headed. And maybe a mug of tea. But as long as that is in order, I think rain is one of the best weather conditions there are!

So, what is your opinion on rain?

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2 Comments

  • Reply Bernette

    I love those quotes! I’m not really a fan of rain, especially not when it is raining for days. But sometimes in summer, when it has been really hot, I do like a refreshing summer storm.

    Friday July 29th, 2016 at 05:35 PM
    • Reply Inge

      Thank you! Okay, you are right in that, it can be a bit of nuisance sometimes too, right? But I know exactly what you mean after hot summer days, rain is just a blessing then.

      Friday July 29th, 2016 at 05:37 PM

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