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"Fair weather weddings make fair weather lives." - Richard Hovey

"After rain comes fair weather." - James Howell

"If alcohol is queen, then tobacco is her consort. It's a fond companion for all occasions, a loyal friend through fair weather and foul." - Luis Bunuel

"After the rain cometh the fair weather." - Aesop

"Atheism is easy in fair weather." - Ronald Dunn

"In fair weather prepare for foul." - Thomas Fuller

"An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear." - E. A. Bucchianeri

"We live in a society that likes to kick people when they"re down. Do' be a fair-weather friend. Stick with people. They need you more in the tough times than they do in the good times." - Joel Osteen

"We live in a society that likes to kick people when they're down. Don't be a fair-weather friend. Stick with people. They need you more in the tough times than they do in the good times." - Joel Osteen

"Flee flattery, false praise and fair weather friends" - Fraser Young

"Sometimes I think he's the kind of friend that grownups call a "fair-weather friend." That means when everything's going smoothly, he's the best friend a guy could want. But as soon as something goes wrong...(he) sort of turns on you." - Barbara Park

"Sometimes I think he's the kind of friend that grownups call a 'fair-weather friend.' That means when everything's going smoothly, he's the best friend a guy could want. But as soon as something goes wrong...(he) sort of turns on you." - Barbara Park

"always thought of myself as a loving person. But she was right. I had been a fair-weather friend. As long as she was happy and nice, I loved back. But if she was unhappy or upset, I would feel blamed and then argue or distance myself" - John Gray

"Where can we hide in fair weather, we orphans of the storm?" - Evelyn Waugh

"It's so obvious The Weather Channel is pro hurricane. Fair and balanced my ass." - Jim Gaffigan

"Friendship: A ship big enough for two in fair weather, but only one in foul." - Ambrose Bierce

"It is a common failing of man not to take account of tempests during fair weather." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"We're not fair weather friends. We've been in places for a long, long time." - Jamie Dimon

"Man, I don't got any real fans. Just fair-weather ones and groupies." - Diplo

"It is poor faith that needs fair weather for standing firm. That alone is true faith that stands the foulest weather." - Mahatma Gandhi

"For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather." - Christina Rossetti

"Let's commit ourselves to being true disciples of Jesus Christ. Not mere fair-weather followers, but disciples." - Greg Laurie

"Interest works night and day in fair weather and in foul. It gnaws at a man's substance with invisible teeth." - Henry Ward Beecher

"You are a worksmith and who cares for his brothers, whos not seduced by illusions or fair weather friends." - Alanis Morissette

"Interest works night and day, in fair weather and in foul. It gnaws at a man's substance with invisible teeth." - Henry Ward Beecher

"FRIENDSHIP, n. A ship big enough to carry two in fair weather, but only one in foul." - Ambrose Bierce

"Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop." - Charles De Gaulle

"Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend." - John M. Lyle

"Free and fair discussion will ever be found the firmest friend to truth." - George Campbell

"Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him." - George Santayana

"There's no better friend to any merchant than a fair competitor." - James Cash Penney

"Cycling is a great way to learn about your city. I love being outdoors, especially in good weather, but I'm not a fair weather cyclist. I'm happy to get a red nose in the cold." - Erin Oconnor

"Go out more, keep cheerful as well as busy, for you are the sunshine-maker of the family, and if you get dismal there is no fair weather." - Louisa May Alcott

"I have left all my business and all my husbands; I have taken with me only fair weather and my children, which is as much as I want." - Madame de La Fayette

"For 't is always fair weather When good fellows get together With a stein on the table and a good song ringing clear." - Richard Hovey

"When any of the four pillars of government are mainly shaken or weakened - which are religion, justice, counsel and treasure - men need to pray for fair weather." - Francis Bacon

"Out upon it, I have loved Three whole days together; And am like to love three more, If it prove fair weather." - John Suckling

"Out upon it, I have lov'd Three whole days together; And am like to love three more, If it prove fair weather." - John Suckling

"Twenty-four years ago I was strangely handsome; in San Francisco in the rainy season I was often mistaken for fair weather." - Mark Twain

"Out upon it, I have loved Three whole days together; And am like to love three more, If it prove fair weather." - John Suckling

"For 't is always fair weather When good fellows get together With a stein on the table and a good song ringing clear." - Richard Hovey

"When any of the four pillars of government-religion, justice, counsel, and treasure-are mainly shaken or weakened, men had need to pray for fair weather." - Francis Bacon

"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

"A friend said to me, "I think the weather is trippy." I said, "No, man, it's not the weather that's trippy, perhaps it's the way we perceive it." And then I realized I just should have said, "Yeah."" - Mitch Hedberg

"What would we do without irony? Check out your own daily reliance on it, the foul-weather friend who's there for you when nothing else is." - Robin Morgan

"We were good boys, good Presbyterian boys, and loyal and all that; anyway, we were good Presbyterian boys when the weather was doubtful; when it was fair, we did wander a little from the fold." - Mark Twain

"Angry and choleric men are as ungrateful and unsociable as thunder and lightning, being in themselves all storm and tempest; but quiet and easy natures are like fair weather, welcome to all." - Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon

"Gratitude is not a fair weather virtue. True gratitude means appreciating your life no matter what the storms may bring. Is simply being alive gift enough for you to feel grateful?" - Mac Anderson

". . . it is impossible you should take true root but by the fair weather that you make yourself it is needful that you frame the season of your own harvest." - William Shakespeare

"It is impossible you should take true root but by the fair weather that you make yourself; it is needful that you frame the season for your own harvest." - William Shakespeare

"Credit card issuers and HELOC lenders are like fair-weather friends: They cozy up to you in good times, but when the economy heads south, they abandon you faster than Usain Bolt runs the 100 meters." - Suze Orman

"Oh, the weather outside is weather." - Paul Rudd

"A friend of mine who passed through a most severe trial, when I discussed it with him, he said simply, if it's fair, it isn't a trial." - Neal A Maxwell

"To me, fair friend, you never can be old. For as you were when first your eye I eyed. Such seems your beauty still." - William Shakespeare

"Night is fair virtue's immemorial friend; The conscious moon, through every distant age, Has held a lamp to wisdom, and let fall On contemplation's eye her purging ray." - Edward Young

"A friend of mine who passed through a most severe trial, when I discussed it with him, he said simply, if it's fair, it is' a trial." - Neal A Maxwell

"I prithee gentle friend, Let thy fair wisdom, not thy passions, sway In this uncivil and unjust extent Against thy peace." - William Shakespeare

"To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I ey'd, Such seems your beauty still." - William Shakespeare

"For there is no friend like a sister In calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, To fetch one if one goes astray, To lift one if one totters down, To strengthen whilst one stands." - Christina Rossetti

"For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands." - Christina Rossetti

"Weather creates character." - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

"I love cold weather." - Seth Rogen

"I'm not into cold weather, I like warm weather." - Amos Lee

"In friendship's fragrant garden, There are flowers of every hue. Each with its own fair beauty And its gift of joy for you. Friendship's Garden If love were what the rose is, And I were like the leaf, Our lives would grow together In sad or singing weather." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"It is trial that proves one thing weak and another strong. A house built on the sand is in fair weather just as good as if builded on a rock. A cobweb is as good as the mightiest cable when there is no strain upon it." - Henry Ward Beecher

"There they lived on, those New England people, farmer lives, father and grandfather and great-grandfather, on and on without noise, keeping up tradition, and expecting, beside fair weather and abundant harvests, we did not learn what. They were contented to live, since it was so contrived for them, and where their lines had fallen." - Henry David Thoreau

"If I wished to see a mountain or other scenery under the most favorable auspices, I would go to it in foul weather, so as to be there when it cleared up; we are then in the most suitable mood, and nature is most fresh and inspiring. There is no serenity so fair as that which is just established in a tearful eye." - Henry David Thoreau

"Do you laugh in the right places? Then, you"ll get along, in fair weather or foul. Humor is nothing less than a sense of the fitness of things. Something that's out of proportion, like an inflated ego, should strike you funny, particularly if it's your own inflated ego. Otherwise you are pathetic and quite hopeless." - Carole Lombard

"Those born to wealth, and who have the means of gratifying every wish, know not what is the real happiness of life, just as those who have been tossed on the stormy waters of the ocean on a few frail planks can alone realize the blessings of fair weather." - Alexandre Dumas

"A few years ago, I won a Tony for Little Me and I learned two important lessons from that experience. 1. Fair-weather friends are so much more interesting to be around and 2. It's amazing what this award fetches on E-Bay." - Martin Short

"If we believe that the EU is only a fair-weather event we will be doomed. The EU cannot be an answer only to the tragedies of the past but also to the problems of the future. We must understand that the geopolitical holidays are over. It's time to go back to school where there will be only hard exams to take." - Donald Tusk

"Do you laugh in the right places? Then, you'll get along, in fair weather or foul. Humor is nothing less than a sense of the fitness of things. Something that's out of proportion, like an inflated ego, should strike you funny, particularly if it's your own inflated ego. Otherwise you are pathetic and quite hopeless." - Carole Lombard

"We have lost the old love of work, of work which kept itself company, which was fair weather and music in the heart, which found its reward in the doing, craving neither the flattery of vulgar eyes nor the gold of vulgar men." - John Lancaster Spalding

"It was a bad one, the Winter of 1933. Wading home that night through flames of snow, my toes burning, my ears on fire, the snow swirling around me like a flock of angry nuns, I stopped dead in my tracks. The time had come to take stock. Fair weather or foul, certain forces in the world were at work trying to destroy me." - John Fante

"A girl of eighteen imagines the feelings behind the face that has moved her with its sympathetic youth as easily as primitive people imagined the humors of the gods in fair weather. What is she to believe in if not in this vision woven from within?" - George Eliot

"Weather forecast for tonight: dark." - George Carlin

"The weather still continues charming." - Oscar Wilde

"I love cold, rainy weather." - Catherine Bell

"Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend, which neither heat, nor cold, nor misery, nor place, nor destiny, can alter or diminish" - John Lyly

"I to myself am dearer than a friend, For love is still most precious in itself, And Sylvia - witness heaven that made her fair! - Shows Julia but a swarthy Ethiope." - William Shakespeare

"Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend, which neither heat, nor cold, nor misery, nor place, nor destiny, can alter or diminish." - John Lyly

"I never was attached to that great sect, Whose doctrine is that each one should select Out of the crowd a mistress or a friend, And all the rest, though fair and wise, commend, To cold oblivion." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Thou water turn'st to wine, fair friend of life; Thy foe, to cross the sweet arts of Thy reign, Distils from thence the tears of wrath and strife, And so turns wine to water back again." - Richard Crashaw

"Fair friend, in singing I call you: Sleep no longer, for I hear the bird sing Who goes seeking day through the wood And I fear that the jealous one will attack you, And soon it will be dawn!" - Giraut de Bornelh

"Fair, gentle friend, I"ve found so dear a home I wish that dawn might never come again; The loveliest lady ever born of woman Lies in my arms, and I care not a straw For jealous fool or dawn!" - Giraut de Bornelh

"Generally speaking, I think it is fair to say that I am a friend to the creatures of the Earth when I am not busy eating them or wearing them." - John Hodgman

"The U.S. views Morocco as an important friend, and we applaud your political and economic reforms that culminated with the recent parliamentary elections that were widely reported to have been conducted in a fair and open manner." - Donald Evans

"My dear friend, to be both powerful and fair has always been difficult for mankind. Power and justice have always been seen like day and night; this being the case, when one of them is there the other disappears." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Thou water turn'st to wine, fair friend of life; Thy foe, to cross the sweet arts of Thy reign, Distils from thence the tears of wrath and strife, And so turns wine to water back again." - Richard Crashaw

"It's been said that happiness writes white. It doesn't show up on the page. When you're on holiday and writing a letter home to a friend, no one wants a letter that says the food is good and the weather is charming and the accommodations comfortable. You want to hear about lost passports and rat-filled shacks." - Martin Amis

"I would never go to a place and live there because the weather was good or the scenery was beautiful or the architecture was wonderful. I would only go because the people are kind, and in America, everybody's your friend and happiness rains down from the sky." - Quentin Crisp

"My friend said to me, I think the weather's trippy. I said, No, man, it's not the weather that's trippy, perhaps it is the way that we perceive it that is indeed trippy. Then I thought, Man, I should have just said, 'Yeah.'" - Mitch Hedberg

"Fair is fair; all love is war." - Kyle Busch

"Every fair from fair sometime declines" - William Shakespeare

"Your skin's so fair its not fair" - St Vincent

"Give me books, fruit, French wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors, played by someone I do not know. I admire lolling on a lawn by a water-lilied pond to eat white currants and see goldfish: and go to the fair in the evening if I'm good. There is not hope for that -one is sure to get into some mess before evening." - John Keats

"She knows where she's going, and what she has to do. She could, after all, find her way to Route 95 South blindfolded. She could do it in the dark, in fair weather or foul; she can do it even when it seems she will run out of gas. It doesn't matter what people tell you. It doesn't matter what they might say. Sometimes you have to leave home. Sometimes, running away means you're headed in the exact right direction." - Alice Hoffman

"I am a teller of stories...a weaver of dreams. I can dance, sing, and in the right weather stand on my head. I know seven words of Latin. I have a little magic and a trick or two. I know the proper way to meet a dragon, can fight dirty but not fair, and once swallowed thirty oysters in a minute. I am not domestic. I am a luxury, and in that sense, necessary." - Anthony Minghella

"The Republican party is the party of nostalgia. It seeks to return America to a simpler, more innocent and moral past that never actually existed. The Democrats are utopians. They seek to create an America so fair and non-judgmental that life becomes an unbearable series of apologies. Together, the two parties function like giant down comforters, allowing a candidate to disappear into the enveloping softness, protecting them from exposure to the harsh weather of independent thought." - Jon Stewart

"Give me books, fruit, French wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors, played by someone I do not know. I admire lolling on a lawn by a water-lilied pond to eat white currants and see goldfish: and go to the fair in the evening if I'm good. There is not hope for that -one is sure to get into some mess before evening." - John Keats

"I root for hurricanes. When, courtesy of the Weather Channel, I see one forming in the ocean off the coast of Africa, I find myself longing for it to become big and strong-Mother Nature's fist of fury, Gaia's stern rebuke. Considering the havoc mankind has wreaked upon nature with deforesting, stripmining, and the destruction of animal habitat, it only seems fair that nature get some of its own back and teach us that there are forces greater than our own." - James Wolcott

"I mean to say, really, I am near to developing a neurosis - is there anyone around who doesn't want to study or kill me?" Floote raised a tentative hand. "Ah, yes, thank you, Floote." "There is also Mrs Tunstell, madam," he offered hopefully, is if Ivy were some kind of consolation prize. "I notice you don't mention my fair-weather husband." "I suspect, at this moment, madam, he probably wants to kill you." Alexia couldn't help smiling. "Good point." - Gail Carriger

"Whether the weather be fine, Whether the weather be not, Whether the weather be cold, Whether the weather be hot, We'll weather the weather, Whatever the whether, Whether we like it or not" - Anonymous

"Good day, fair maidens." - Val Venis

"Fair words cost nothing." - John Gay

"Turnabout is fair play." - Proverbs

"Heigh, ho, fair Rosalynde!" - Thomas Lodge

"Fat, fair, and forty." - Walter Scott

"Farewell, fair cruelty." - William Shakespeare

"Play fair, okay?" - Colleen Haskell

"There's no such thing as good weather, or bad weather. There's just weather and your attitude towards it." - Louise Hay

"People can commend the weather without envy." - William Shenstone

"To a child all weather is cold." - George Herbert

"Go where the weather suits your clothes." - Harry Nilsson

"Two women placed together makes cold weather." - William Shakespeare

"?What's the weather like? ... It's fierce mild!" - Dylan Moran

"The economy is a thoughtless weather system." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Bad weather makes for good photography." - Ansel Adams

"The government can't change the weather." - Marco Rubio

"I can't stand light. I hate weather." - Peter O'Toole

"Britain possesses no climate, only weather." - Dorothy L Sayers

"Life is weather. Life is meals," - James Salter

"There's a difference between climate & weather, moron!" - Pat Sajak

"Life is weather. Life is meals," - James Salter

"Rock & Rollers don't dress for the weather." - David Johansen

"...but I cannot command winds and weather." - Horatio Nelson

"I cannot command winds and weather." - Horatio Nelson

"I can't stand light. I hate weather." - Peter Otoole

"There is no weather in malls." - Charles Baxter

"I've always been fascinated by weather." - Shepard Smith

"If you know someone who's depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn't a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness, and loneliness they're going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side. It's hard to be a friend to someone who's depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do." - Stephen Fry

"If you know someone who's depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression is' a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness, and loneliness they"re going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side. It's hard to be a friend to someone who's depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do." - Stephen Fry

"Weather abroad and weather in the heart alike come on Regardless of prediction." - Adrienne Rich

"He who complains of the weather, complains of the God who ordained the weather!" - William Law

"We (San Francisco) have football weather during baseball season, and baseball weather during football season." - Herb Caen

"Remember to get the weather in your damn book-weather is very important." - Ernest Hemingway

"There is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather." - John Ruskin

"The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters." - Jean-Paul Kauffmann

"There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather." - John Ruskin

"I love the Weather Channel because my mood changes a lot according to the weather!" - Stefano Gabbana

"The weather for me is nothing special. The weather couldn't kill me." - Li Na

"See how the World its Veterans rewards! A Youth of Frolics, an old Age of Cards; Fair to no purpose, artful to no end, Young without Lovers, old without a Friend; A Fop their Passion, but their Prize a Sot; Alive ridiculous, and dead forgot." - Alexander Pope

"Are you okay?" I sighed,my sodden coat chilling me to the bone. "Peachy.Made a new friend." He pulled me up by the hand,unzipping my coat and yanking it off me. "Shirt,too,please." "No!" "It's only fair. I seem to recall you making me strip the first time we met." - Kiersten White

"And do so, love, yet when they have devised What strained touches rhetoric can lend, Thou, truly fair, wert truly sympathized In true plain words by thy true-telling friend; And their gross painting might be better used Where cheeks need blood; in thee it is abused." - William Shakespeare

"O friend, my bosom said, Through thee alone the sky is arched. Through thee the rose is red; All things through thee take nobler form, And look beyond the earth, The mill-round of our fate appears A sun-path in thy worth. Me too thy nobleness has taught To master my despair; The fountains of my hidden life Are through thy friendship fair." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To-day what is there in the air That makes December seem sweet May? There are no swallows anywhere, Nor crocuses to crown your hair And hail you down my garden way. Last night the full moon's frozen stare Struck me, perhaps; or did you say Really - you'd come, sweet Friend and fair!" - Theo Marzials

"See how the World its Veterans rewards! A Youth of Frolics, an old Age of Cards; Fair to no purpose, artful to no end, Young without Lovers, old without a Friend; A Fop their Passion, but their Prize a Sot; Alive ridiculous, and dead forgot." - Alexander Pope

"I was talking to my friend from New York yesterday, and I used the expression, 'You can't polish a turd'. He looked at me, disgusted, and said, 'No, you can't, but you can roll it in glitter'. He's a lovely guy but I wouldn't want to go to a craft fair with him" - Steve Williams

"O friend, my bosom said, Through thee alone the sky is arched. Through thee the rose is red; All things through thee take nobler form, And look beyond the earth, The mill-round of our fate appears A sun-path in thy worth. Me too thy nobleness has taught To master my despair; The fountains of my hidden life Are through thy friendship fair." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If any speak ill of thee, flee home to thy own conscience, and examine thy heart: if thou be guilty, it is a just correction; if not guilty, it is a fair instruction: make use of both; so shalt thou distil honey out of gall, and out of an open enemy create a secret friend." - Francis Quarles



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