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Rain Or Shine Quotes


"Come rain or come shine." - Johnny Mercer

"Pay 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 Davenport Babcock

"If you want to take it up a step and aim to become a competitive gymnast, you have to be mentally strong and prepared to take on the workload of going to the gym every day, rain or shine." - Shannon Miller

"For where'er the sun does shine, And where'er the rain does fall, Babe can never hunger there, Nor poverty the mind appall." - William Blake

"My mom was at every single game I played as a kid, rain or shine" - Ryne Sandberg

"Come rain or shine I walk short distances rather than taking my car." - Sophie Ellis Bextor

"My mom was at every single game I played as a kid, rain or shine." - Ryne Sandberg

"Come rain or shine I walk short distances rather than taking my car." - Sophie Ellisbextor

"I would I were alive again To kiss the fingers of the rain, To drink into my eyes the shine Of every slanting silver line, To catch the freshened, fragrant breeze From drenched and dripping apple-trees. For soon the shower will be done, And then the broad face of the sun Will laugh above the rain-soaked earth Until the world with answering mirth Shakes joyously, and each round drop Rolls twinkling, from its grass-blade top." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"All true friendliness begins with fire and food and drink and the recognition of rain or frost." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"His star will forever shine." - Bert Convy

"I saw above a sea of hills A solitary planet shine, And there was no one, near or far, to keep the world from being mine." - Sara Teasdale

"Nothing that is can pause or stay; / The moon will wax, the moon will wane, / The mist and cloud will turn to rain, / The rain to mist and cloud again, / Tomorrow be today." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"You threw everything away."I bring a hand up to touch her face,to wipe the rain from her eyelashes."Your entire life-your beliefs...Why would you do that for me?" June has never looked more beautiful than she does now,unadorned and honest,vulnerable yet invincible.When lightning streaks over the sky,her dark eyes shine like gold."Because you were right,"she whispers."About all of it." - Marie Lu

"I have no leisure to think of style or of polish, or to select the best language, the best English - no time to shine as an authoress. I must just think aloud, so as not to keep the public waiting." - Isabel Burton

"Rain, rain, and sun! A rainbow in the sky!" - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"There was no money in the sport but we'd be out there day in, day out, rain or shine, doing it." - Linford Christie

"When I was a kid, being outside was the norm. Rain or shine, our parents would tell us to get out of the house." - David Suzuki

"After rain comes fair weather." - James Howell

"Shine like the whole universe is yours." - Rumi

"People throw rocks at things that shine." - Taylor Swift

"I think meditation helps greatly with creativity. If it's a pure expression of yourself no matter what it is or what medium, it's going to shine. It's going to resonate." - Rainn Wilson

"For keenest enjoyment, I visit when the dew is on them, or in cloudy weather, or when the rain is falling: and I must be alone or with someone who cares for them as I do." - David Fairchild

"Things are such that someone lifting a cup, or watching the rain, petting a dog, or singing, just singing - could be doing as much for this universe as anyone." - Rumi

"Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have possessed, in spite of fate, are mine. Not heaven itself upon the past has power; But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour." - John Dryden

"Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have possessed, in spite of fate, are mine. Not heaven itself upon the past has power; But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour." - John Dryden

"Without rain, there would be no life." - John Updike

"The dearest events are summer-rain." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The rain comes when the wind calls." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Pray for rain while digging a well." - Stephen King

"It can't rain all the time." - James O'Barr

"Nature goes to the same place to create a galaxy of stars: a cluster of nebulas, a rain forest, a human body, or a thought. That place is Spirit." - Deepak Chopra

"When the hounds of Spring are on winter's traces, The mother of months in meadow or plain Fills the shadows and windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"All natural results are spontaneous. The diamond sparkles without effort, and the flowers open impulsively beneath the summer rain. And true religion is a spontaneous thing,-as natural as it is to weep, to love, or to rejoice." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"When the wind is blowing and the sleet or rain is driving against the dark windows, I love to sit by the fire, thinking of what I have read in books of voyage and travel." - Charles Dickens

"All rejection and negation indicates a deficiency in fertility: fundamentally, if only we were good plowland we would allow nothing to go unused, and in every thing, event, and person we would welcome manure, rain, or sunshine." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"We're better at predicting events at the edge of the galaxy or inside the nucleus of an atom than whether it'll rain on auntie's garden party three Sundays from now." - Tom Stoppard

"Every day, I walk with my dog - summer, winter (it gets -20 F in Saint Paul), rain or shine. The nicer the day, of course, the longer the walk." - William Gurstelle

"Charleston has something for everyone, rain or shine. Its architecture is unparalleled. Carriage rides are great for seeing the city and hearing the history behind certain houses and the area." - Thomas Gibson

"Some people are never content with their lot, let what will happen. Clouds and darkness are over their heads, alike whether it rain or shine. To them every incident is an accident, and every accident a calamity." - Charles Spurgeon

"Stars wishing upon the potential of humans shine faithfully on." - Aberjhani

"it is not given to everyone to shine in adversity." - Jane Aiken Hodge

"Meteors are not needed less than mountains: shine, perishing republic." - Robinson Jeffers

"Choose great people and shine in their shadows" - Richard Branson

"Mary's role is to make Her Son Shine" - Pope John Paul Ii

"Everywhere we shine death and life burn into something new..." - Aberjhani

"Like stars across the sky, we were born to shine." - Andrea Bocelli

"In difficult times, in dark times, some people shine." - Cassandra Clare

"I will not be afraid to let my talent shine." - Ani Difranco

"Don't shine so that others can see you. Shine so that through you, others can see HIM." - C S Lewis

"Rain knows the earth and loves it well, for rain is the passion of the earth." - Estela Portillo Trambley

"Beautiful, see the cloud, the cloud appear. Beautiful, see the rain, the rain draw near..." - P C Cast

"No matter what calamities befall him in everyday life, the true hacker still needs the pressure and inconvenience of four hours of trudging in wind or rain or sleet or sun (or all of them at once), hacking at a white pellet that seems to have a mind of its own and a lousy sense of direction." - Tom O'Connor

"The Mississippi Delta is not always dark with rain. Some autumn mornings, the sun rises over Moon Lake, or Eagle, or Choctaw, or Blue, or Roebuck, all the wide, deep waters of the state, and when it does, its dawn is as rosy with promise and hope as any other." - Lewis Nordan

"For the first fourteen years for a rod they do while for the next as a pearl in the world they do shine. For the next trim beauty beginneth to swerve. For the next matrons or drudges they serve. For the next doth crave a staff for a stay. For the next a bier to fetch them away." - Thomas Tusser

"He got Alice, the way we did, or maybe even more so than us. He made her more confident, funnier, smarter. He brought out all the things that were there already and let her be fully herself, so she seemed to shine with this inner light." - Liane Moriarty

"When we say 'hallowed be Your name' to God what we are really saying is 'Father, make us such as deserve knowledge and understanding of how holy You are, or at least let Your holiness shine forth in the spiritual lives we lead.' And this surely happens as men see our good works and glorify our Father in heaven." - John Cassian

"Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am in a thousand winds that blow, I am the softly falling snow. I am the gentle showers of rain, I am the fields of ripening grain. I am in the morning hush, I am in the graceful rush Of beautiful birds in circling flight, I am the star shine of the night. I am in the flowers that bloom, I am in a quiet room. I am in the birds that sing, I am in each lovely thing. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there. I do not die." - Mary Elizabeth Frye

"Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk. The rain makes running pools in the gutter. The rain plays a little sellp-song on our roof at night- And I love the rain." - Langston Hughes

"And what does the rain say at night in a small town, what does the rain have to say? Who walks beneath dripping melancholy branches listening to the rain? Who is there in the rain's million-needled blurring splash, listening to the grave music of the rain at night, September rain, September rain, so dark and soft? Who is there listening to steady level roaring rain all around, brooding and listening and waiting, in the rain-washed, rain-twinkled dark of night?" - Jack Kerouac

"Water is the formless potential out of which creation emerged. It is the ocean of unconsciousness enveloping the islands of consciousness. Water bathes us at birth and again at death, and in between it washes away sin. It is by turns the elixir of life or the renewing rain or the devastating flood." - Scott Sanders

"The sun will shine again. No matter how painful and hard the rain may beat down on me." - Natsuki Takaya

"Female Virtues are of a Domestick turn. The Family is the proper Province for Private Women to Shine in. If they must be showing their Zeal for the Publick, let it not be against those who are perhaps of the same Family, or at least of the same Religion or Nation, but against those who are the open, professed, undoubted Enemies of their Faith, Liberty, and Country." - Joseph Addison

"The sound of the rain needs no translation." - Alan Watts

"A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener." - Henry David Thoreau

"There will be a rain dance Friday night, weather permitting!" - George Carlin

"Only paper flowers are afraid of the rain." - Mary Quant

"Truths are first clouds; then rain, then harvest and food." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Rain on my head; call it brain storming" - Lil Wayne

"The smell of rain is rich with life." - Estela Portillo Trambley

"Rain is something the democrats use to sell umbrellas." - Sarah Palin

"I love rain. It's lucky, I always think." - Katharine Hepburn

"Don't wish,"said Rain, "don't start. Wishing only..." - Gregory Maguire

"... but the rain Is full of ghosts tonight" - Edna St Vincent Millay

"To enjoy the rainbow, first enjoy the rain." - Paulo Coelho

"Are we to look at cherry blossoms only in full bloom, the moon only when it is cloudless? To long for the moon while looking on the rain, to lower the blinds and be unaware of the passing of the spring - these are even more deeply moving. Branches about to blossom or gardens strewn with flowers are worthier of our admiration." - Yoshida Kenko

"Why is it that showers and even storms seem to come by chance, so that many people think it quite natural to pray for rain or fine weather, though they would consider it ridiculous to ask for an eclipse by prayer." - Henri Poincare

"Questions, inside the larger mystery of sorrow, which contains us and our daily transit, and is large enough indeed to contain the whole shifting tidal theater where I make small constructions, my metaphors, my defenses. Against which I play out theories, doubts, certainties bright as high tide in sunlight, which shift just as that brightness does, in fog or rain." - Mark Doty

"Motherhood goes back in history to a time when a father had no way of knowing his children. Fatherhood only became known when class patriarchal society had established itself and imposed monogamous marriage on women. Motherhood is like sun and rain and plants, a quality and product of nature which does not require laws or systems in order to exist." - Nawal El Saadawi

"You'll drive yourself crazy if you start trying to pry the meaning out of every gust of wind or rain squall. I'm not denying that there might actually be a few signs that you won't want to miss. Knowing the difference is the tricky part." - David Eddings

"The assault of our enemies is not part of our life; it is only part of our experience; we throw it off and guard ourselves against it as against frost, storm, rain, hail, or any other of the external evils which may be expected to happen." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"As yesterday and the historical ages are past, as the work of today is present, so some flitting perspectives and demi-experiencesof the life that is in nature are in time veritably future, or rather outside of time, perennial, young, divine, in the wind and rain which never die." - Henry David Thoreau

"The desert floras shame us with their cheerful adaptations to the seasonal limitations. Their whole duty is to flower and fruit, and they do it hardly, or with tropical luxuriance, as the rain admits. ... One hopes the land may breed like qualities in her human offspring, not tritely to 'try,' but to do." - Mary Hunter Austin

"The way to develop the habit of savoring is to pause when something is beautiful and good and catches our attention - the sound of rain, the look of the night sky - the glow in a child's eyes, or when we witness some kindness. Pause... then totally immerse in the experience of savoring it." - Tara Brach

"The original sin is not that we are inherently flawed, born sinners, or imperfect; the original sin is that we do not recognize, realize that each of us is born perfect, exactly as the universe, God intended us to be. We are all perfect. The universe is perfect. Stop struggling against yourself. Accept that you are perfect. When you do, your highest self will shine through." - Michael Anthony

"Whether they are raised in indigenous or modern culture, there are two things that people crave: the full realization of their innate gifts, and to have these gifts approved, acknowledged, and confirmed. There are countless people in the West whose efforts are sadly wasted because they have no means of expressing their unique genius. In the psyches of such people there is an inner power and authority that fails to shine because the world around them is blind to it." - Malidoma Patrice Some

"The king can drink the best of wine -So can I;And has enough when he would dine -So have I;And can not order rain or shine -Nor can I.Then where's the difference - let me see -Betwixt my lord the king and me?" - Charles Mackay

"The rain does not fall in a certain land only; the sun does not shine only on a particular country. All that comes from God is for all souls. Verily, blessing is for every soul; for every soul, whatever be one's faith or belief, belongs to God." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"There is nothing more poetic and terrible than the skyscrapers' battle with the heavens that cover them. Snow, rain, and mist highlight, drench, or conceal the vast towers, but those towers, hostile to mystery and blind to any sort of play, shear off the rain's tresses and shine their three thousand swords through the soft swan of the fog." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"The king can drink the best of wine - So can I; And has enough when he would dine - So have I; And can not order rain or shine - Nor can I. Then where's the difference - let me see - Betwixt my lord the king and me?" - Charles Mackay

"May you always have work for your hands to do. May your pockets hold always a coin or two. May the sun shine bright on your windowpane. May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you. And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you." - Saying

"I go running three times a week - outside in the park, come rain or shine, and I hate every moment of it. I hate everything about it. But I know it's important for health reasons and the reason why I run, in particular, is because my stage work is like cardiovascular work so I don't want to lose my breath on stage." - Paloma Faith

"Grace is something you can never get but can only be given. There's no way to earn it or deserve it or bring it about anymore than you can deserve the taste of raspberries and cream or earn good looks. A good night's sleep is grace and so are good dreams. Most tears are grace. The smell of rain is grace. Somebody loving you is grace." - Frederick Buechner

"You're born to shimmer, you're born to shine, you're born to radiate" - Shawn Mullins

"Religions are like fireflies. They require darkness in order to shine." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"I sometimes like to sit in the silence and darkness and listen to my heart shine." - Frank D. Gilroy

"A victory at Kursk would shine like a beacon to the world!" - Adolf Hitler

"There would be a lot more optimists if it weren't for the rise-and-shine requierement." - Robert Breault

"Let your light shine. Be a source of strength and courage. Share your wisdom. Radiate love." - Wilferd Peterson

"Thou art the Sun of other days. They shine by giving back the rays." - John Keble

"Behold the groves that shine with silver frost, their beauty withered, and their verdure lost!" - Alexander Pope

"You are the light of the world. Shine, and darkness will disappear." - Paulo Coelho

"... The sun does not shine upon this fair earth to meet frowning eyes, depend upon it." - Charles Dickens

"The light that shined upon the summit now seems almost to shine at our feet." - Woodrow Wilson

"The sun will not shine on any country that has borders with ours." - Herodotus

"Let us to the Press Devoted Be, Its Light will Shine and Speak Us Free." - David Ruggles

"...for though the flame of liberty may sometimes cease to shine, the coal can never expire." - Thomas Paine

"A new day will come and when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer." - J R R Tolkien

"You don't have to blow out the other person's light to let your own shine." - Bernard Baruch

"Beauty is about enhancing what you have. Let yourself shine through." - Janelle Monae

"In order to cause a shadow to disappear, you must shine light on it." - Shakti Gawain

"We can only shine the brightest as SNSD when we stand on one stage as nine..." - Kwon Yuri

"Friendship is one of the greatest gifts a human being can receive. It is a bond beyond common goals, common interests, or common histories. It is a bond stronger than sexual union can create, deeper than a shared fate can solidify, and even more intimate than the bonds of marriage or community. Friendship is being with the other in joy and sorrow, even when we cannot increase the joy or decrease the sorrow. It is a unity of souls that gives nobility and sincerity to love. Friendship makes all of life shine brightly." - Henri Nouwen

"In the spring rain, the pond and the river become one. Into every life some rain must fall. Usually when your car windows are down. It raineth on the Just and the Unjust Alike, But the Unjust stealeth the Just's umbrella 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

"To be shelterless and alone in the open country, hearing the wind moan and watching for day through the whole long weary night; to listen to the falling rain, and crouch for warmth beneath the lee of some old barn or rick, or in the hollow of a tree; are dismal things - but not so dismal as the wandering up and down where shelter is, and beds and sleepers are by thousands; a houseless rejected creature." - Charles Dickens

"Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own: he who, secure within, can say, tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today. Be fair or foul or rain or shine, the joys I have possessed, in spite of fate, are mine. Not Heaven itself upon the past has power, but what has been, has been, and I have had my hour." - Horace

"If the sun of God's countenance shine upon me, I may well be content to be wet with the rain of affliction." - Joseph Hall

"How beautiful is the rain! After the dust and the heat, In the broad and fiery street, In the narrow lane, How beautiful is the rain!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"But when I came, alas, to wive, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, By swaggering could I never thrive, For the rain it raineth every day." - William Shakespeare

"When my master and I were walking in the rain, he would say, 'Do not walk so fast, the rain is everywhere.'" - Shunryu Suzuki

"It was raining in the small, mountainous country of Llamedos. It was always raining in Llamedos. Rain was the country's main export. It had rain mines." - Terry Pratchett

"I will give you the sun and the rain, and if they are not available, I will give you a sun check and a rain check." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new grass, like abundant rain on tender plants." - Moses

"I am made for autumn. Summer and I have a fickle relationship, but everything about autumn is perfect to me. Woolly jumpers, Wellington boot, scarves, thin first, then thick, socks. The low slanting light, the crisp mornings, the chill in my fingers, those last warm sunny days before the rain and the wind. Her moody hues and subdued palate punctuated every now and again by a brilliant orange, scarlet or copper goodbye. She is my true love." - Alys Fowler

"The rain is plentious but, by God's decree, Only a third is meant for you and me; Two-thirds are taken by the growing things Or vanish Heavenward on vapour's wings: Nor does it mathematically fall With social equity on one and all. The population's habit is to grow In every region where the water's low: Nature is blamed for failings that are Man's, And well-run rivers have to change their plans." - A P Herbert

"Under none of the accredited ghostly circumstances, and environed by none of the conventional ghostly surroundings, did I first make acquaintance with the house which is the subject of this Christmas piece. I saw it in the daylight, with the sun upon it. There was no wind, no rain, no lightning, no thunder, no awful or unwonted circumstance, of any kind, to heighten its effect." - Charles Dickens

"I was reborn," she said, her hot breath brushing his ear. "You were reborn," Tengo said. "Because I died once." "You died once," Tengo repeated. "On a night when there was a cold rain falling," she said. "Why did you die?" "So I would be reborn like this." "You would be reborn," Tengo said. "More or less," she whispered quietly. "In all sorts of forms." - Haruki Murakami

"The realization that I'd have nothing to take home had finally sunk in. My knees buckled and I slid down the tree trunk to its roots. It was too much. I was too sick and weak and tired, oh, so tired. Let them call the Peacekeepers and take us to the community home, I thought. Or better yet, let me die right here in the rain." - Suzanne Collins

"During terms, Professor Marsden lives in Cambridge with his wife, chess player extraordinaire and distinguished physician and surgeon Bryony Asquith Marsden. His favorite time of day is half past six in the evening, when he meets Mrs. Marsden's train at the station, as the latter returns from her day in London. On Sunday afternoons, rain or shine, Professor and Mrs. Marsden take a walk along The Backs, and treasure growing old together." - Sherry Thomas

"The rocks are where they are- and this is their will. The rivers flow- and this is their will. The birds fly- this is their will. Human beings talk- this is their will. The seasons change, heaven sends down rain or snow, the earth occasionally shakes, the waves roll, the stars shine- each of them follows its own will. To be is to will and so is to become." - D.T. Suzuki

"People press toward the light not in order to see better but in order to shine better.-We are happy to regard the one before whomwe shine as light." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"You may have holes in your shoes, but don't let the people out front know it. Shine the tops." - Earl Hines

"No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds - November!" - Thomas Hood

"The same sun which gilds all nature, and exhilarates the whole creation, does not shine upon disappointed ambition." - Edmund Burke

"There is no so wretched and coarse a soul wherein some particular faculty is not seen to shine." - Michel De Montaigne

"You need to be happy with who you are and, whoever that is, let your little light shine." - Kelly Clarkson

"It is a great privilege to be conscious in this universe. Those who understand, shine like stars." - Robert Anton Wilson

"My style is not trendy by any means; my inner artists loves to shine through in my wardrobe." - Katerina Graham

"Critics are reprimanded when they get sarcastic. How absurd! Is the torch of criticism supposed to shine without burning?" - Franz Grillparzer

"Shine without guilt. Modesty was invented by the mediocres who think you should be the same as them." - Paulo Coelho

"Oh great star! What would your happiness be if you did not have us to shine for?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"When young people grow up....they shine so much that old people want to avert their gaze." - Tite Kubo

"Come on you raver, you seer of visions, come on you painter, you piper, you prisoner, and shine..." - Jennifer Donnelly

"After eighteen years of being utterly ordinary, I finally found that I can shine" -Bella Swan <3" - Stephenie Meyer

"Luck doesn't shine her light on each of us equally. She is arbitrary, irrational, unfair and sometimes downright cruel." - Francine Pascal

"He (Frank Robinson as Manager) can step on your shoes, but he doesn't mess up your shine." - Joe Morgan

"Some of you may feel that you are not as attractive and beautiful and glamorous as you would like to be. Rise above any such feelings, cultivate the light you have within you, and it will shine through as a radiant expression that will be seen by others. You need never feel inferior. You need never feel that you were born without talents or without opportunities to give them expression. Cultivate whatever talents you have, and they will grow an? refine and become an expression of your true self appreciated by others." - Gordon B Hinckley

"I'm speaking of the character of human beings, not what they believe in. I'm speaking of those who won't accept a useless life just because they were born to it. I mean those who would be something better. They work, they sacrifice, they do things..." He was moved by this, and I was a little surprised that I'd said it. Yet I felt I'd had hurt him somehow. "There is blessedness in that." I said. "There's sanctity. And God or no God, there is goodness in it. I know this the way I know the mountains are out there, that the stars shine." - Anne Rice

"I tried to be a better person for her- but it was to impress her, to get her to want me. But when I'm around you, I want to be better because... well, because it feels right. Because I want to. You make me want to become something greater than myself. I want to excel. You inspire me in every act, every word, every glance. I look at you, and you're like... like light made into flesh. [...] You have no clue how beautiful you are or how brightly you shine." - Richelle Mead

"The good rain, like a bad preacher, does not know when to leave off." - Ralph Waldo Emerson



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