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Rainy Day Quotes Celebrating The Passing of Storms

See through the clouds above, through these rain quotes that promise the sun will shine again.

These rainy day quotes are just what you need to get through the days when the sky is grey, and everything is… wet.

Rain, rain, go away?

You will want to invite those showers in once you read these beautiful rainy day quotes!

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What are the benefits of reading rainy day quotes?

We all encounter rainy days in our lives – those times of need, trouble, pain, suffering, or loss.

There will always be turbulent times in life, whether it’s:

  • Financial struggles
  • Emotional storms
  • Poor health
  • Relationship difficulties

The waters of life will not always be calm.

Life will not always be rosy, and not all of your days will be sweet.

Although we will always face challenges in life, we should not focus too much on the problems that we lose sight of the opportunities.

We should always find an optimistic viewpoint.

Let these rainy day quotes remind you that everything has a purpose and beauty.

To help bring calm and peace to the struggles you might face, below is our collection of inspirational rainy day quotes, rainy day sayings, and rainy day proverbs, collected from a variety of sources over the years.

If you enjoy this article, check out our most popular quote article, a list of short inspirational quotes for daily motivation. 

Browse our entire collection of inspirational quotes for more motivating ideas and concepts.

Rainy Day Quotes Celebrating The Passing of Storms

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

Rainy Day Quotes Celebrating The Passing of Storms

2. ”A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
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3. ”The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” – Dolly Parton

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4. ”A rainy day is a special gift to readers.” – Amy Miles

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5. “I need the seasons to live to the rhythm of rain and sun.” – Sophie Marceau

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6. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert Schuller

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7. ”Life’s not about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about Learning To Dance In The Rain.” – Vivian Greene

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8. ”You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.” – Denzel Washington

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9. ”Give thanks for the rain in your life which waters the flowers of your soul.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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10. ”Skilful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.” – Epicurus

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11. “A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods.” – Rachel Carson

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

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13. “A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener.” – Henry David Thoreau

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14. “I love the smell of rain, and I love the sound of the ocean waves.” – Amy Purdy

Rainy Day Quotes about ocean waves

15. “I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.” – Charles Chaplin

Rainy Day Quotes about walking in the rain

16. ”Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Rainy Day Quotes about fate

17. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

Rainy Day Quotes about pain

18. ”Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” – Victor Hugo

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19. ”The sun after the rain is much beautiful than the sun before the rain.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

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20. ”Nana always said the rain was nature’s way of adding sparkle to the outdoors.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

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21. “It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” – Howard Ruff

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22. “If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.” – Paulo Coelho

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23. “If the rain spoils our picnic but saves a farmer’s crop, who are we to say it shouldn’t rain?” – Tom Barrett

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24. “Life is all about dancing in the rain and creating your own rainbow.” – Theras Primus

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25. “Storms make trees take deeper roots.” – Dolly Parton

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26. “Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden

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

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

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29. ”I’ve always found the rain very calming.” – Venus Williams

Rainy Day Quotes to calm you

30. ”The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.” – Eeyore

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31. ”Rain showers my spirit and waters my soul.” –Emily Logan Decens

32. ”Being soaked alone is cold. Being soaked with your best friend is an adventure.” –Emily Wing Smith

33. ”There are many things I do for amusement, but for happiness I like to gather up my memories and go for a walk in the rain.” – Robert Brault

34. ”Colours 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 Murakami

35. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.” – Robert Frost

36. ”The rain fluctuates between drizzle and torrential. It messes with your mind. It makes you think things will always be like this, never getting better, always letting you down right when you though the worst was over.” – Susane Colasanti

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37. “When the going gets tough – the tough get going!” – John Belushi

38. ”If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer’s crop, who are we to say it shouldn’t rain?” – Tom Barrett (see more farmer quotes)

39. ”Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.” – Vladimir Nabokov

40. ”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

If you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to read our collection of snow quotes that celebrate the winter season.

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41. “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

42. “The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.” – Lucretius

43. “Without rain, there is no life.” – Jerry Yang

44. “God is good for everybody. The sun shines on good people and bad people, and it rains on both, too. God doesn’t choose rain only for bad people.” – Mariano Rivera

45. “Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.” – Arna Bontemps

If you’re enjoying these quotes, check out our dance quotes to inspire you to get your body moving.

46. “In London, the weather would affect me negatively. I react strongly to light. If it is cloudy and raining, there are clouds and rain in my soul.” – Jerzy Kosinski

47. ”The purpose of this glorious life is not simply to endure it, but to soar, stumble and flourish as you learn to fall in love with existence. We were born to live dear, not merely exist.” – Becca Lee

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

49. “A rainy day is an equalizer. You don’t know what’s going to happen. You just take what you can get.” – Charlie Harvey

50. “Keep something for a rainy day.” – Traditional Proverb

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51. “Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.” – Jim Rohn

52. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”– Duke Ellington

53. “Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.”– Norman Vincent Peale

54. “Use what you’ve been through as fuel, believe in yourself and be unstoppable!”– Yvonne Pierre

55. “Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.”– Albert Schweitzer

56. “The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.”– Epicetus

57. “Everybody needs time to reflect and contemplate, and the most inspirational and peaceful place to do so is in nature.” – Akiane Kramarik

58. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.”– Nelson Mandela

59. “It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.”– Doe Zantamata

60. “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”– Thich Nhat Hanh

61. “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”– Chinese Proverb

62. “In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.”– Lee Iacocca
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63. “You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.”– James Allen

64. “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

65. “Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”- John Wooden

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66. “After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here.” – Walt Disney Company

67. “Rain didn’t make things messy. People did that all on their own.” – Barbara Delinsky

68. “A light rain touches my cheek like an angel’s butterfly kisses.” – Amanda Mosher

69. “Rain clouds come floating in, not to muddy my days ahead, but to make me calm, happy and hopeful.” – Rajuda

70. “Life is about choices. Some we regret, some were proud of. Some will haunt us forever. ‘Black Rain’ was very much about choices. The message – we are what we chose to be.” – Graham Brown

71. “Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one’s voice.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin

72. “When the rain comes expect a blessing to follow!” – Positively Sherry

73. “The sound of thunder, the smell of rain. The earth giving birth to another season. Nature’s labor pains…beautiful.” – Carol Morgan

74. “Every time it rains, the soil counts every drop to know exactly how many times to thank to God!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

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75. “A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.” – Robert Frost

76. ”Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore

77. “And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

78. ”Only a select few are able to see the true beauty that lies behind what just might seem like a rainy day or a grey sky.” – Jessica M. Laar

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

80. “Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.” – Francis Bacon

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More rainy day quotes and sayings

81. ”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

82. ”There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky. And you ask ‘What is I fall?’ Oh but my darling, what if you fly?” –Erin Hanson

83. ”Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” –  Ashley Smith

84. ”I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” – Maya Angelou

85. ”Don’t predict the condition of the entire day by the state of the morning. You don’t judge a book by its cover. A cloudy morning is no guarantee for a rainy day!” – Israelmore Ayivor

86. “Everybody wants happiness, and nobody wants pain, but you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain.” – Zion Lee

87. “Singing in the rain. I’m singing in the rain. And it’s such a glorious feeling.”― David Levithan

88. “He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.” – William Samuel Johnson

89. “Rain hangs about the place, like a friendly ghost. If it’s not coming down in delicate droplets, then it’s in buckets; and if neither, it tends to lurk suspiciously in the atmosphere.” – Barbara Acton-Bond

90. “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” – Chinese Proverb

Rainy day quotes because life is not always made up of sunny days

91. “I love the rain. It’s my favorite weather.” — Kristen Wiig

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

93. “Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.” — Warren Buffett

94. “One can find so many pains when the rain is falling.” — John Steinbeck

95. “Don’t threaten me with love, baby. Let’s just go walking in the rain.” — Billie Holiday

96. “Save a boyfriend for a rainy day – and another, in case it doesn’t rain.” — Mae West

97. “Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.” — Hosea Ballou

98. “Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.” — Edmund Waller

99. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.” — George Eliot

100. “There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.” — Casey Stengel

Rainy day quotes that are relatable to life

101. “The sound of the rain needs no translation.” -Alan Watts

102. “The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night and I love the rain.” -Langston Hughes

103. “Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” -Rumi

104. “I feel most at peace when it is raining for it reminds me that the sky is alive.” -Taylor Ashley

105. “I cry in the rain, so nobody will notice my tears.” -Caroline

106. “Rain is nature’s way of washing the world clean.” -William Shakespeare

107. “Rain is the voice of heaven.” -Japanese proverb

108. “I never saw a raincloud I didn’t want to dance with.” -Dolly Parton

109. “I love rain. It makes me feel like it’s not just me – that other people are feeling it too.” -John Green

110. “I need to be in the rain, where I can feel my body again. I need to be in the rain, where I can taste and smell and touch.” -Haruki Murakami

Beautiful Rainy Day Quotes

111. “She was my rain. She was my unpredictable element. She was my fear. But racers should not be afraid of rain, a racer should embrace the rain.” — Garth Stein

112. “Valentine’s Weather Kiss me with rain on your eyelashes come on let us sway together under the trees and to hell with thunder.” — Edwin Morgan

113. “Instead, she’s as still as a leaf littered pond, dark water evaporating, waiting desperately for rain.” — Emma Cameron

114. “Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.” — John Updike

115. “Rain slips through your fingers as easily as words blow away in the wind and yet it has the power to destroy your whole world.” — Karen Maitland

116. “Rain is good for vegetables, and for the animals who eat those vegetables, and for the animals who eat those animals.” — Samuel Johnson

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

118. “Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.” — Bob Marley

119. “Life isn’t how you survive the thunderstorm, but how you dance in the rain.” — Adam Young

120. “Weather is a great metaphor for life. Sometimes it’s good, sometimes it’s bad, and there’s nothing much you can do about it but carry an umbrella or choose to dance in the rain.” — Terri Guillemets

Rainy Day Quotes That Will Love The Season

121. “In time of silver rain the butterflies lift silken wings to catch a rainbow cry.” — Langston Hughes.

122. “After the rain cometh the fair weather.” — Aesop

123. “The rain falls gently down, and slowly fills my cup. This never would have happened, If raindrops all fell up.” — Tom Batiuk

124. “If you think it’s going to rain, it will.” — Clint Eastwood

125. “The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfillment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall.” — Helen Garner

126. “I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.” — Mark Haddon

127. “From where we stand the rain seems random. If we could stand somewhere else, we would see the order in it.” — Tony Hillerman

128. “In what language does rain fall over tormented cities?” — Pablo Neruda

129. “Life has many changes. Tomorrow it may rain, and it’s supposed to be sunny, ’cause it’s summertime. But God’s got a funny soul, he plays like Charlie Parker.” — Charles Mingus

130. “I am sure it is always a great mistake to know enough to go in when it rains. One may keep snug and dry by such knowledge, but one misses a world of loveliness.” — Adeline Knapp

Rainy Day Quotes To Elevate Your Mood

131. “Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.” ― Bill Watterson

132. “Rainy days and Mondays always get me down.” ― Karen Carpenter

133. “I believe in running through the rain and crashing into the person you love and having your lips bleed on each other.” ― Billy Bob Thornton

134. “Rainy day weddings create opportunities for really unique photos!” ― Julie Roberts

135. “I wonder what ants do on rainy days?” ― Haruki Murakami

136. “You have to accept the storms and the rainy days and the things in life that you sometimes don’t want to face.” ― Bai Ling

137. “Don’t like small talk, love rainy days.” ― Melissa Gilbert

138. “A rainy day can actually be a very important day. And a small hope isn’t really small if it makes a lost hope less sad.” ― Rachel Simon

139. “Build shelter against a rainy day.” ― John Wooden

140. “A rainy day ceases to have meaning for a person who has lived in the open under a monsoon cloud most of his life.” ― Vikas Swarup

Rainy Day Quotes To Inspire You to Set Aside Some Savings

141. “Savings is an important tool because it can help the poor deal with the ups and downs of irregular earnings, and help them build reserves for a rainy day.” ― Sylvia Mathews Burwell

142. “Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket / Never let it fade away / Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket / Save it for a rainy day.” ― Perry Como

143. “People, who live below their means, save for a rainy day – the price is a cheap life.” ― Robert Kiyosaki

144. “Listing your personal milestones is like storing a pocketful of sunshine for a rainy day. Sometimes our best is simply not enough…. We have to do what is required.” ― Winston Churchill

145. “A man has to work so hard so that something of his personality stays alive. A tomcat has it so easy, he has only to spray and his presence is there for years on rainy days.” ― Albert Einstein

146. “Live within your means, never be in debt, and by husbanding your money you can always lay it out well. But when you get in debt you become a slave. Therefore I say to you never involve yourself in debt, and become no man’s surety.” ― Andrew Jackson

147. “For the first time in over a decade, your state government is doing what you do every day at home-spending what it takes in and saving for a rainy day.” ― Tate Reeves

148. “There was less than I’d expected in the rainy-day fund that Mom had kept in the bottom of an underwear drawer in a panty hose egg labeled ‘DEAD SPIDERS.’ As if I hadn’t always known it was there. As if I wouldn’t want to look at dead spiders.” ― Adam Rex

149. “Rainy day savings are incredibly important, because from time to time, bad things happen. And if you’re not prepared for that, it’s going to be really terrible.” ― Dan Ariely

150. “Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.” ― Warren Buffett

Which of these rainy day quotes was your favorite?

We all experience storms at some point in our lives.

Life comes with troubles; regardless of your status or what point you are at.

But no matter what challenges come your way, joy and happiness doesn’t have to stop.

Hopefully, the above quotes will inspire you to keep your chin up no matter what storms you might be facing.

Which of these rainy day quotes resonated with you best?

Do you have any other quotes to add to the list.

Tell us in the comment section below.

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