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Rainy Afternoon Quotes


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

"Until you've been kissed on a rainy Parisian afternoon - you've never been kissed." - Woody Allen

"A philosopher once noted that people long for immortality but run out of things to do on a rainy afternoon." - David Niven

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

"Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon." - Susan Ertz

"Someone has somewhere commented on the fact that millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon." - Susan Ertz

"It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless; and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London." - Thomas De Quincey

"Afternoon classes - that evil invention!" - John Gresham Machen

"I do pity unlearned people on a rainy day." - Lucius C. Falkland

"Rainy day weddings create opportunities for really unique photos!" - Julie Roberts

"Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!" - Agatha Christie

"I spent a week there one afternoon." - Harry Chapin

"Sunday afternoon is for papers and writing." - Nicholas Haslam

"Harvard was a kind of luxurious afternoon." - Lincoln Kirstein

"Most adults, unlike most children, understand the difference between a book that will hold them spellbound for a rainy Sunday afternoon and a book that will put them in touch with a part of themselves they didn't even know existed." - Mark Haddon

"In the afternoon they came unto a land In which it seemed always afternoon." - Alfred Tennyson

"Tape the sound of friends laughing together. Save it for a rainy day." - Yoko Ono

"And I rose In rainy autumn And walked abroad in a shower of all my days..." - Dylan Thomas

"You know you're an Arizona native when... a rainy day puts you in a good mood." - Marshall Trimble

"The rainy days a man saves for usually seem to arrive during his vacation." - Anonymous

"Some people are making such thorough plans for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine." - William Feather

"A lonesome man on a rainy day who does not know how to read." - Benjamin Franklin

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

"the late afternoon sunlight, warm as oil, sweet as childhood ..." - Stephen King

"The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected." - Robert Frost

"Time has fallen asleep in the afternoon sunshine." - Alexander Smith

"Do whatcha gotta do I fucked your friend this afternoon" - Eamon

"Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you." - Annie Dillard

"I like to take afternoon naps in the nude." - Cleo Moore

"Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." - Henry James

"The rainy Pleiads wester Orion plunges prone, And midnight strikes and hastens, And I lie down alone." - A E Housman

"The rainy Pleiads wester, Orion plunges prone, The stroke of midnight ceases, And I lie down alone." - A E Housman

"The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn't know how to read." - Benjamin Franklin

"I used to like Barbra Streisand films. It was Funny Girl that really turned me on, in a sense, to acting. I remember it specifically being a rainy Saturday afternoon. I couldnt play football, so I stayed in, and I watched Funny Girl." - Sean Harris

"My mother always kept library books in the house, and one rainy Sunday afternoon - this was before television, and we didn't even have a radio - I picked up a book to look at the pictures and discovered I was reading and enjoying what I read." - Beverly Cleary

"I used to like Barbra Streisand films. It was 'Funny Girl' that really turned me on, in a sense, to acting. I remember it specifically being a rainy Saturday afternoon. I couldn't play football, so I stayed in, and I watched 'Funny Girl.'" - Sean Harris

"There are times when the art world seems like a religious empire. There are great cathedral galleries and pilgrimage sites where treasured art pieces are displayed like holy relics, and this can certainly be a great pleasure on a rainy Sunday afternoon." - Michael Leunig

"The problem with writing a book in verse is, to be successful, it has to sound like you knocked it off on a rainy Friday afternoon. It has to sound easy. When you can do it, it helps tremendously because it's a thing that forces kids to read on. You have this unconsummated feeling if you stop." - Dr. Seuss

"The paintings in our galleries are seen one day in bright sunshine and another day in the dim light of a rainy afternoon, yet they remain the same paintings, ever faithful, ever convincing. To a marvelous extent they carry their own light within. For their truth is not that of a perfect replica, it is the truth of art." - Ernst Gombrich

"Oh! I killed Bunbury this afternoon... I mean poor Bunbury died this afternoon. What did he die of? Bunbury? Oh, he was exploded!" - Oscar Wilde

"On being asked what condition of man he considered the most pitiable: A lonesome man on a rainy day who does not know how to read." - Benjamin Franklin

"Happiness is like the weather. Sometimes it's rainy, sometimes it's sunny, and you gotta just go through and accept what's there in front of you." - Jared Leto

"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

"Build shelter against a rainy day." - John Wooden

"Here will I live in the rainy season, here in the autumn and in the summer: thus muses the fool. He realizes not the danger (of death)." - Gautama Buddha

"Happiness is like the weather. Sometimes it's rainy, sometimes it's sunny, and you gotta just go through and accept what's there in front of you." - Jared Leto

"Stew's so comforting on a rainy day." - Dodie Smith

"Don't like small talk, love rainy days." - Melissa Gilbert

"There are rainy days in autumn and stormy days in winter when the rocking chair in front of the fire simply demands an accompanying book." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Anywhere I can ski in the morning and sell a movie in the afternoon is good." - Jeremy Irons

"Early risers are conceited in the morning and stupid in the afternoon." - Rose Henniker Heaton

"If you don't find a God by five o'clock this afternoon you must leave the college." - Benjamin Jowett

"I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates." - Steve Jobs

"I tired of the routine of eight years in one afternoon." - Charlotte Bronte

"To be clever in the afternoon argues that one is dining nowhere in the evening." - Hector Hugh Munro

"Jihad is becoming as American as apple pie and as British as afternoon tea." - Anwar al-Awlaki

"I spent the morning putting in a comma and the afternoon removing it." - Gustave Flaubert

"This afternoon, I've arranged for this ceremony to be illuminated by solar power." - Jimmy Carter

"Until that afternoon in October four years ago, I hadn't known dogs could scream." - Stephen King

"I gave up drinking once - it was the worst afternoon of my entire life." - Humphrey Bogart

"Everyone's saved, we're in the grave. See you there for afternoon tea." - Jethro Tull

"I try to think about Elvis, Memphis, Oprah in the afternoon." - Patty Loveless

"I'm jackin' off reading Playboy on a hot afternoon, I'm a three time loser." - Rod Stewart

"There was no way Jacob would voluntarily miss an afternoon with Renesmee sans bloodsuckers. -Bella Cullen" - Stephenie Meyer

"From the age of three, I played every day-morning, afternoon and night." - Lionel Messi

"Schools should serve breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. No sugared drinks, no fast type food." - Nikki Giovanni

"A dead afternoon in a dark bar was not the worst of fates." - Don Delillo

"Hi, everybody, and a very pleasant good (afternoon/evening) to you, wherever you may be." - Vin Scully

"Then blessings on thee, my afternoon torpor/Thou makest a prince of a mental porpor." - Ogden Nash

"Billy Almon has all of his in-laws and outlaws here this afternoon." - Jerry Coleman

"in the trees this afternoon, he was a giver of bread and teddy bears." - Markus Zusak

"I'm an afternoon person." - Rita Hayworth

"Never drink black coffee at lunch; it will keep you awake all afternoon." - Jilly Cooper

"I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon." - Ronald Reagan

"To whom it may concern: It is springtime. It is late afternoon." - Kurt Vonnegut

"We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon." - Jimmy Carter

"Late afternoon on the West Coast ends with the sky doing all its brilliant stuff." - Joan Didion

"I'm a gym rat; I love my hour-long afternoon sessions with my trainer." - Tim Howard

"Then blessings on thee, my afternoon torpor Thou makest a prince of a mental porpor." - Ogden Nash

"It's hard thinking about Iraq at night when I'm dancing with transvestites in the afternoon." - Jerry Springer

"There are a lot more TV sets in use on Monday night than on Sunday afternoon." - Pete Rozelle

"The unconscious mind has a habit of asserting itself in the afternoon." - Anthony Burgess

"Destruction is the work of an afternoon. Creation is the work of a lifetime." - Kamahl

"Mutilated corpses with a chance of afternoon showers. I got dressed and went to work." - Jeff Lindsay

"It was a rainy night. It was the myth of a rainy night." - Jack Kerouac

"As if to build a fence around the fatal emptiness inside her, she had to create a sunny person that she became. But if you peeled away the ornamental egos that she had built, there was only an abbys of nothingness and the intense thirst that came with it. Though she tried to forget it, the nothingness would visit her periodically - on a lonely rainy afternoon, or at dawn when she woke up from a nightmare. What she needed at such times was to be held by someone, anyone." - Haruki Murakami

"In the afternoon they came unto a land In which it seemed always afternoon. All round the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that hath a weary dream." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"But they never last, the golden days. And it can be sad, the sun in the afternoon, can't it? Yes, it can be sad, the afternoon sun, sad and frightening." - Jean Rhys

"I was very keen on squash. My father used to go to sleep in the afternoon. Normally, in Pakistan, everybody goes to sleep in the afternoon, because it's really hot. I'd go and play without telling anybody." - Jahangir Khan

"I came home every Friday afternoon, riding the six miles on the back of a big mule. I spent Saturday and Sunday washing and ironing and cooking for the children and went back to my country school on Sunday afternoon." - Ida B Wells

"There was a little afternoon show that was called Afternoon. Back in those days in television, most local stations had a midday show for housewives that had a series of things. It was like a variety show for midday." - Jim Henson

"Every now and then, they ask me to come in and improvise with Stanley Tucci for an afternoon. They fly me off to America, I improvise for an afternoon - it's not the hardest, most taxing job." - Toby Jones

"What's a good investment? Go home from work early and spend the afternoon throwing a ball around with your son." - Ben Stein

"Youth is like a long weekend on Friday night. Middle age is like a long weekend on Monday afternoon." - Richard Nelson Bolles

"John certainly gives it a good hit, doesn't he? My Sunday best is a Wednesday afternoon compared to him." - Nick Faldo

"He thought it might be the most intimate thing possible, to fall asleep next to someone in the afternoon." - Jess Walter

"Trouble travels fast / When you're specially designed for crash testing / Or wearing wool sunglasses in the afternoon." - Jack Johnson

"A holocaust of an afternoon." - Carlton Palmer

"If you've got some news that you don't want to get noticed, put it out Friday afternoon 4:00 pm." - David Gergen

"He brings to the fierce struggle of politics the tepid enthusiasm of a lazy summer afternoon at a cricket match." - Aneurin Bevan

"One key lesson of history is that virtually anything, including afternoon or evening thundershowers, causes Germany to invade Belgium." - Dave Barry

"We did' have Facebook in my day, we had a phone book but you would' waste an afternoon on it" - Betty White

"All of our schools need to bring 'learn from doing' into the mainstream education, not just afternoon." - Ray Kurzweil

"Watching the debate this afternoon it was apparent they loved term limits in the House - as Brutus loved Caesar." - Bill Moyers

"Working at the National Theatre is just wonderful. There is no place like the South Bank on a summer's afternoon." - David Harewood

"Most children in the world go to schools in two shifts, there's a morning shift and an afternoon shift." - Nicholas Negroponte

"I'm never any good in the morning. It is only after four in the afternoon that I get going." - Stephen Hawking

"If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live." - Lin Yutang

"It was around 4 p.m. in the afternoon. I was just taking a nap. Luckily, my sister was home." - Sherman Austin

"France is the only place where you can make love in the afternoon without people hammering on your door." - Barbara Cartland

"I don't like it, but this afternoon I've told myself I am going to go and get a dress." - Antonia Fraser

"I worried she might spend an afternoon chatting with me about the sights and then wish me best of luck." - Arthur Golden

"I usually sleep ten to eight hours per night. I sometimes also have a nap in the afternoon." - Romain Grosjean

"In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations to society." - Henry David Thoreau

"People think writing a children's book is something you could do in an afternoon but it's actually really hard." - David Walliams

"Well, there's nothing better than putting your feet up on a Sunday afternoon and grabbing a good book." - Chris Klein

"Just as London is not one endless afternoon tea, L.A. isn't all super-fit, health food-crazy freaks." - Suki Waterhouse

"Sometimes, an afternoon spent in bed with someone can be the most important thing in the universe." - Malcolm Wilson

"Man, you don't know how I felt that afternoon when I heard that voice and it was my own voice." - Muddy Waters

"I like to read away as much of the afternoon as possible, until real life rears its ugly head." - Anne Lamott

"The dance grew into a colorful flower bouquet which caught and contained the glow of sun-happy summer days, the secret of star-studded nights, and the wistful sweetness of overcast and rainy hours." - Mary Wigman

"I am convinced that a light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning, have sometimes made a hero of the same man, who, by an indigestion, a restless night, and rainy morning, would have proved a coward." - Lord Chesterfield

"Sunday night meant, in the dark, wintry, rainy Midlands ... anywhere where two creatures might stand and squeeze together and spoon.... Spooning was a fine art, whereas kissing and cuddling are calf-processes." - D H Lawrence

"Spirituality is the sacred center out of which all life comes, including Mondays and Tuesdays and rainy Saturday afternoons in all their mundane and glorious detail....The spiritual journey is the soul's life commingling with ordinary life." - Christina Baldwin

"A lonely man on a rainy night who cannot read." - Benjamin Franklin

"I wonder what ants do on rainy days?" - Haruki Murakami

"The worst thing is a rainy day with no laughs" - Jameis Winston

"How beautiful the yesterday that stood Over me like a rainbow! I am alone, The past is past. I see the future stretch All dark and barren as a rainy sea." - Alexander Smith

"... he was one of those men who like to be observers at their own lives ... such people observe their destiny much as most people tend to observe a rainy day." - Alessandro Baricco

"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

"Rainy days and Mondays always get me down." - Karen Carpenter

"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

"Contrary to the general belief about photography, you don't need bright sunlight: the best moodiest pictures are taken in the dim light of almost dusk, or of rainy days..." - Jack Kerouac

"I do pity unlearned gentlemen on a rainy day." - Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount Falkland

"Thro' scudding drifts the rainy Hyades Vext the dim sea." - Alfred Tennyson

"I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights." - Maya Angelou

"Well it's a gloomy, rainy old day to be here in London, but it could be worse; I could be in Saudi Arabia where men are men, and women are cattle. Can I say that?" - Pat Condell

"Though I have never thought of myself as a book collector, there are shelves in our house browsed so often, on so many rainy winter nights, that the contents have seeped into me as if by osmosis." - Hilary Mantel

"In some of the greatest recordings ever made, the performance is a part of the recording. Dylan's 'Rainy Day Women No. 12 and 35' is all about the esthetic of that performance. You can hear the room." - Moby

"I felt a positive yearning toward one bush this afternoon. There was a match found for me at last. I fell in love with a shrub oak." - Henry David Thoreau

"No sceptical philosopher can ask any questions that may not equally be asked by a tired child on a hot afternoon." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"It was a perfect spring afternoon, and the air was filled with vague, roving scents, as if the earth exhaled the sweetness of hidden flowers." - Ellen Glasgow

"What is it about a beautiful sunny afternoon, with the birds singing and the wind rustling through the leaves, that makes you want to get drunk?" - Jack Handey

"Nothing ever tasted better than a cold beer on a beautiful afternoon with nothing to look forward to than more of the same." - Hugh Hood

"it was a bitter and biting iron-gray afternoon, that clanked like armor and was as cold as a frosty axehead." - Ardyth Kennelly

"I tried on 250 bathing suits in one afternoon and ended up havinglittle scabs up and down my thighs, probably from some of those withsequins all over them." - Cindy Crawford

"Sunshine of late afternoon- On the glass tray a glass pitcher, the tumbler turned down, by which a key is lying-And the immaculate white bed" - William Carlos Williams

"But that afternoon he asked himself, with his infinite capacity for illusion, if such pitiless indifference might not be a subterfuge for hiding the torments of love." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"This afternoon held that special quality of mournful emptiness I've connected with late Sunday afternoons ever since childhood: the feeling of having nothing to do." - Margaret Atwood

"He had waited five years and bought a mansion where he dispensed starlight to casual moths - so that he could 'come over' some afternoon to a stranger's garden." - F Scott Fitzgerald



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