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"Love me. Love my umbrella." - James Joyce

"I have forgotten my umbrella." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Girl, it's an umbrella, not a Lamborghini," - Rachel Caine

"I'm not like Puff Daddy, I hold my own umbrella." - Penelope Cruz

"We would always be under The Pentagon's protective umbrella" - Omar Torrijos

"I wouldn't touch a superlative again with an umbrella." - Dorothy Parker

"Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof." - James Russell Lowell

"An umbrella is of no avail against a Scotch mist." - James Russell Lowell

"An open umbrella is just a closed beautiful sky." - Xavier Forneret

"Anonymity would be a fantastic umbrella. I don't like intrusion." - Sam Taylorwood

"When my water-proof umbrella proved a sieve, sieve, sieve, When my shiny new umbrella proved a sieve." - Rossiter Johnson

"The mind is like an umbrella. Its most useful when open." - Walter Gropius

"It ain't no use putting up your umbrella till it rains." - Alice Hegan Rice

"Don't let a man put anything over on you except an umbrella." - Mae West

"Worrying is stupid. it's like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain." - Wiz Khalifa

"I didn't invent the rainy day. I just own the best umbrella." - Jimmy Fallon

"If you really want to feel the life, use not your umbrella! Touch the truth directly!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"When two men share an umbrella, both of them get wet." - Michael Isenberg

"Umbrella raining upon me, as these cloudy tears give me shelter." - Anthony Liccione

"I have heard unsavory rumors about you and the umbrella-maker's daughter" - Ryunosuke Akutagawa

"Who needs an umbrella in the rain?" she said, and stepped into the car." - Ellen Schreiber

"Prayer is asking for rain and faith is carrying the umbrella." - Barbara Johnson

"My dreams are a stupid refuge, like an umbrella against a thunderbolt." - Fernando Pessoa

"The batsman's technique was like an old lady poking her umbrella at a wasp's nest." - John Arlott

"If you do not want it to rain, always carry an umbrella." - Andrzej Majewski

"It's no use carrying an umbrella if your shoes are leaking." - Proverbs

"Two lovers in the rain have no need of an umbrella." - Proverbs

"The sun won't shine until you put the umbrella away. Be free." - Anonymous

"The American people never carry an umbrella. They prepare to walk in eternal sunshine." - Alfred E. Smith

"What did Snoop Dogg say to a guy carryin' an umbrella? looks like drizzle ma nizzle" - Snoop Dogg

"The mind is like an umbrella - it functions best when open." - Walter Gropius

"I don't want an elderly gentleman from Vienna with an umbrella inflicting his dreams upon me." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Never judge a man by his umbrella. It may not be his." - Anonymous

"Forward into the untrodden! Courage, old man, and hold on to your umbrella!" - Conrad Aiken

"Let a smile be your umbrella, and you'll end up with a face full of rain." - George Carlin

"It's a big enough umbrella, but it's always me that ends up getting wet." - Sting

"Going around under an umbrella interferes with one's looking up at the sky." - Jerzy Kosinski

"The American people never carry an umbrella. They prepare to walk in eternal sunshine." - Al Smith

"We cannot protect ourselves from trouble, but we can dance through the puddles of life with a rainbow smile, twirling the only umbrella we need - the umbrella of God's love." - Barbara Johnson

"[On the premiere of a dull show:] I've seen more excitement at the opening of an umbrella." - Margaret Whiting

"It is when my umbrella turns inside out that I am convinced of the total depravity of inanimate things." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"What if I got hit by lightning while walking with an umbrella? Ban umbrellas! Fight the menace of lightning!" - Cory Doctorow

"The soup, thin and dark and utterly savorless, tasted as if it had been drained out of the umbrella stand." - Margaret Halsey

"I can't even make up a rhyme about an umbrella, let alone death and life and eternal peace." - Knut Hamsun

"When there are no clouds in the sky, under the beautiful sunshine, remember the rain and repair your umbrella!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"When it rains manna from heaven, some people put up an umbrella. Others reach for a big spoon." - Peter Drucker

"I'm the girl that's on the beach with a hat on, under an umbrella. Like, very shaded." - Dakota Fanning

"As beautiful as the chance encounter of a sewing machine and an umbrella on an operating table." - Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

"A banker is somebody who lends you an umbrella & takes it away as soon as it starts raining." - Mark Twain

"'Roc The Life' is a song I wrote with The Dream, who made 'Umbrella,' 'Single Ladies' and loads more." - Rita Ora

"I judge how much a man cares for a woman by the space he allots her under a jointly shared umbrella." - Jimmy Cannon

"A joke was not a single-use item but something you brought out again and again until it fell apart in your hand like a cheap umbrella." - David Nicholls

"I believe you have my umbrella" he says, almost out of breath but wearing a grin that has too much wolf in it to be properly sheepish." - Erin Morgenstern

"Heavenly Father is constantly raining blessings upon us, but it is our fear, doubt, and sin that, like an umbrella, block these blessings from reaching us." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"When you are caught in the heavy rains of anger, open the umbrella of mind, take refuge under the roof of reason!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain." - Douglas Jerrold

"The Will I fell in love with, she almost said."And be Will," she finished instead. "Or I shall hit you with my umbrella." - Cassandra Clare

"The inseparable gold umbrella which in that country [Burma] as much denotes the grandee as the star or garter does in England." - John Williamson Palmer

"This is me apologizing. I am a fool, a bird-brain, a liar and a horse-thief. I wouldn't touch a superlative again with an umbrella." - Dorothy Parker

"But such a tiny and trivial thing as an umbrella can deprive you of the sight of such a stupendous fact as the sun." - Meher Baba

"I've put an umbrella in my mouth and opened it. I sat in a lemon-meringue pie. I've done terrible things to my dog with a fork..." - Steve Martin

"For the past 10 years, corporations have been trained that they should use all the different media... But the internet is becoming the umbrella." - Larry Weber

"Life is a shitstorm, in which art is our only umbrella." (spoken by character in a novel by Mario Vargas Llosa)" - Mario Vargas Llosa

"Actors always loved props and-so instead of a hat or an umbrella, they feel really comfortable with a cigarette as a prop." - Joe Eszterhas

"I carry an umbrella when I am outdoors and always wear sunscreen, even when I am sitting in front of a computer screen!" - Fan Bingbing

"The rain, it raineth on the just And also on the unjust fella: But chiefly on the just, because The unjust steals the just's umbrella." - Charles Synge Christopher, Lord Bowen

"Can imagination act Perpendicular to fact? Can it be a kite that flies Till the Earth, umbrella-wise, Folds and drops away from sight?" - Philip Jose Farmer

"The umbrella that I live under is that you must be truthful with everyone except when to do so would injure them or others." - Rob Lowe

"The rain it raineth on the just And also on the unjust fella; But chiefly on the just, because The unjust steals the just's umbrella." - Sam Ervin

"Life with Mary was like being in a telephone booth with an open umbrella no matter which way you turned, you got it in the eye." - Jean Kerr

"A banker is a fellow who lends his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain." - Mark Twain

"A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain." - Mark Twain

"Rita looked as though she would have liked nothing better than to seize the paper umbrella sticking out of Hermione's drink and thrust it up her nose." - J K Rowling

"Can imagination act Perpendicular to fact? Can it be a kite that flies Till the Earth , umbrella-wise, Folds and drops away from sight?" - Philip Jose Farmer

"Under the big political umbrella, a man is just like a leaf in the ocean, with no control of his destiny and does not have any choice." - Zhang Yimou

"I'm interested in people who have to overcome obstacles, people who are not sheltered by the umbrella of the establishment, marginals." - Isabel Allende

"Societies cannot move forward without law, and our constitution is the cornerstone of the law and our National Assembly is its umbrella and fortress." - Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa

"Bring a raincoat, definitely ... or at Least a little umbrella that can fit in your bag, because it always does rain." - Gwyneth Paltrow

"We bear our shades about us; self-deprived Of other screen, the thin umbrella spread, And range an Indian waste without a tree." - William Cowper

"Although I am flexible and ready to take advice, I can't carry an umbrella of thoughts over my head that would distract me and affect my music making." - Zubin Mehta

"Citizenship rights is about making all Iranians feel they are part of one nation, one identity, under one umbrella they can feel proud of." - Hassan Rouhani

"Actors, we like our little cups of cappuccino and our personal umbrella-holders. Poker players, they've gotta be a little bit tougher." - Tom Everett Scott

"I wish feminism wasn't so scary to people. It should be an evolving concept. I think it's an umbrella term to embrace conflicting ideas." - Merritt Wever

"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

"He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain." - Douglas William Jerrold

"Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship." - James Russell Lowell

"It is the habitual carriage of the umbrella that is the stamp of Respectability. Robinson Crusoe was rather a moralist than a pietist, and his leaf-umbrella is as fine an example of the civilised mind striving to express itself under adverse circumstances as we have ever met with." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Times change so quickly that if you and I don't keep up with the times, we'll find ourselves with an umbrella in our hand, over our head, when the sun is out. Or we'll find ourselves standing in the rain, with the umbrella inside the door." - Malcolm X

"I see what other people do and what songwriters don't. They don't get out and take care of themselves. Producers turn themselves into a massive brand. Songwriters tend to be under someone else's umbrella. If you're building your own legacy, it can't be under an umbrella." - Ester Dean

"The sun's champagne streamed from one body into another. And there was a couple on the green silk of the grass, covered by a raspberry umbrella. Only their feet and a little bit of lace could be seen. In the magnificent universe beneath the raspberry umbrella, with closed eyes, they drank in the sparkling madness. 'Extra! Extra! Zeppelins over the North Sea at 3 o'clock.' But under the umbrella, in the raspberry universe, they were immortal. What did it matter that in another far-away universe people would be killing each other?" - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"There are certain things-as, a spider, a ghost, The income-tax, gout, an umbrella for three- That I hate, but the thing that I hate the most Is a thing they call the Sea." - Lewis Carroll

"Some beach, somewhere. There's a big umbrella casting shade over an empty chair. Palm trees are growin' and a warm breeze a blowing. I picture myself right there, on some beach, somewhere." - Blake Shelton

"A good civilisation spreads over us freely like a tree, varying and yielding because it is alive. A bad civilisation stands up and sticks out above us like an umbrella-artificial, mathematical in shape; not merely universal, but uniform." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I think that I have a pretty varied taste in music I think. And it is primarily rock music big umbrella that I am, I am not into hip-hop. But, I do like both." - Kristen Stewart

"I'm super careful with my skin and make sure to protect it. I always sit under an umbrella. And I'm a sunblock bully. If you're on the beach with me, I will spray you down with SPF 50-plus." - Eva Longoria

"I have a terrible wanderthirst; the very sight of a map makes me want to put on my hat and take an umbrella and start. I shall see before I die the palms and temples of the South." - Jean Webster

"Carry your bag by yourself; carry your umbrella by yourself; open your door by yourself; light your own candle! Do your job by yourself! Don't use others! Don't behave like a king, don't behave like a queen! Be humble!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Prison is a second-by-second assault on the soul, a day-to-day degradation of the self, an oppressive steel and brick umbrella that transforms seconds into hours and hours into days." - Mumia Abu-Jamal

"He looked like the sort of person who would tell you that he did not have an umbrella to lend you when he actually had several and simply wanted to see you get soaked." - Daniel Handler

"We are not bent on conquest or on threatening others. But we do have a nuclear umbrella that can protect others, above all the states to which we are allied or in which we have a great national interest." - Richard Nixon

"I'd watch your mouth", he said, tilting his head as he looked at my ID."The last lunker who laughed at her picture spent the night in the emergency room with a drink umbrella jammed up his nose"." - Kim Harrison

"I would not rob you of your food or your clothes or your umbrella, but if I caught your German out I would take it. But I don't study any more,- I have given it up." - Mark Twain

"Throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"I plan to send my liver somewhere in France, to protest foie gras (liver pate) ... I plan to have handbags made from my skin ... and an umbrella stand made from my seat." - Ingrid Newkirk

"I AM NOT PAYING FOR SOME CRACKPOT OLD FOOL TO TEACH HIM MAGIC TRICKS!" yelled Uncle Vernon. Hagrid seized his pink umbrella and whirled it over his head "NEVER -" he thundered "- INSULT -ALBUS -DUMBLEDORE - IN - FRONT - OF - ME!" - J K Rowling

"I'm numb and I'm tired. Too much has happened today. I feel as if I'd been out in a pounding rain for forty-eight hours without an umbrella or a coat. I'm soaked to the skin with emotion." - Ray Bradbury

"NCL ... stands to achieve greater success under the Carnival Corp. umbrella, which will provide NCL with economies of scale, greater access to capital, marketing and operating expertise and stronger credibility in the leisure and vacation industry." - Micky Arison

"Every time I go to Japan and meet Capcom it is like going to see the Umbrella Corporation. You ask them things and they won't give you a straight answer about anything." - Paul W. S. Anderson

"I don't know if I could [do a TV show]. I would if it had nothing to do with the comic. It would be really weird and maybe not feature any of The Umbrella Academy characters." - Gerard Way

"I plan to send my liver somewhere in France, to protest foie gras (liver pate)... I plan to have handbags made from my skin... and an umbrella stand made from my seat." - Ingrid Newkirk

"Gone, lost, scattered to the four winds. It still surprises me how little now remains, one first person sing., temporarily declined in human form, just now making such a fuss about a blue umbrella left yesterday on a bus." - Wislawa Szymborska

"Unless you're passing a bowling ball, I don't think so. Unless you're trying to circumcise yourself with a chainsaw, I don't think so. Unless you're opening an umbrella up your ass, I don't think so!" - Robin Williams

"A good civilization spreads over us freely like a tree, varying and yielding because it is alive. A bad civilization stands up and sticks out above us like an umbrella - artificial, mathematical in shape; not merely universal, but uniform." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"There are certain things - as, a spider, a ghost, The income-tax, gout, an umbrella for three - That I hate, but the thing that I hate the most Is a thing they call the Sea." - Lewis Carroll

"On NATO I am convinced that the present solution is only a partial one, aimed at guarding the heart. It must grow until the whole free world gets under one umbrella." - Hastings Ismay

"Lady Luck shines on all, but rather than having your umbrella overhead, you've got to have your face to the sky. When it comes down to it, it's all you, baby. There's no other way around it." - Darren Hardy

"Recalling an old magistrate's words to a young attorney, The rain it raineth on the just And also on the unjust fella; But chiefly on the just, because The unjust steals the just's umbrella." - Sam Ervin

"Just the way it never rains when you have an umbrella, you'll never run into people if you look fantastic. But go outside in pajamas, and you'll run into every ex you have." - Tim Gunn

"Who am I that I have to sing under an umbrella? These people are my fans, and if they can stand in the rain to hear me sing, I can stand in the rain." - Bobby Darin

"Rogue economics is a sort of umbrella under which we find the criminal economy, the illegal economy, but also those gray areas, gray areas where there is not a proper regulation, where there is not legislation for the economy." - Loretta Napoleoni

"The word we have in Korea for K-Pop is 'Gaio.' And I guess it's a huge umbrella term. Basically it's like saying Coldplay and Kanye West, or Eminem and Celine Dion, are the same genre." - Tablo

"I turned down the first script offered to me, and the second. I lay on my back one day under an umbrella, in the garden, reading the third, and wondered why I had turned down the first." - Conrad Veidt

"Whether the Sikhs want to worship in Wisconsin or the Christians want to worship in Texas or the Jews want to worship in New York, we're living under the magnificent umbrella of a Constitution that says we can." - Marianne Williamson

"I carry an umbrella when I am outdoors and always wear sunscreen, even when I am sitting in front of a computer screen! I never touch coffee or other caffeinated drinks." - Fan Bingbing

"See, here's a shadow found; the human nature Is made th' umbrella to the Deity, To catch the sunbeams of thy just Creator; Beneath this covert thou may'st safely lie." - Francis Quarles

"My dream of happiness: a quiet spot by the Jamaican seashore . . . hearing the wind sob with the beauty and the tragedy of everything. Sitting under an almond tree, with the leaf spread over me like an umbrella." - Errol Flynn

"The U.S. should support the Nigerian government to stay in Sierra Leone under the ECOMOG umbrella. The U.S. should also support other countries, including Ghana, in ECOMOG until stability is established." - Ed Royce

"Impact investing has become a broad umbrella that includes all investing with a focus on both financial return and social impact, but in its best form, impact investing prioritizes impact over returns and achieves outcomes that traditional investing cannot." - Jacqueline Novogratz

"If I wanted to do clothes or if I wanted to make a building or design a choreography, you are able to do that - they are all under a similar kind of design umbrella." - Zaha Hadid

"In a cement park across the street is this giant sculpture. It is a giant umbrella frame lying on its side. It's green. Stand under it, during a rainstorm, you'll still get wet - that's why it's art." - Peter Hedges

"What's great about documentary, it seems to me, is that it can be experimental filmmaking. You have a license to do a lot of diverse things under the umbrella of 'documentary.'" - Errol Morris

"I write romance, women's fiction, chicklit. I think it all fits very comfortably under the same umbrella. Basically, I write books for women - books about relationships, books that make you laugh and sometimes make you cry a little." - Susan Elizabeth Phillips

"What's great about documentary genre, it seems to me, is that it can be experimental filmmaking. You have a license to do a lot of diverse things under the umbrella of "documentary."" - Errol Morris

"Every runner has a specific motivation and inspiration for running a marathon. This year, all 36,000 of us will 'run together' to demonstrate the spirit of the marathon. We will still have our individual motivations, but we will be unified under the Boston Strong umbrella." - Meb Keflezighi

"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

"Hagrid looked down at his umbrella and scratched his beard. 'Shouldn'ta lost me temper,' he said ruefully, 'but it didn't work anyway. Meant ter turn him into a pig, but I suppose he was so much like a pig anyway there wasn't much left ter do." - J K Rowling

"Isabelle was holding an umbrella. It was clear plastic, decorated with decals of colorful flowers. It was one of the girliest things Simon had ever seen, and he didn't blame Alec for ducking out from under it and taking his chances with the rain." - Cassandra Clare

"Emotional intelligence in the work that we do, in the Resolving Conflict Creatively Program, is about equipping young people with the kinds of skills they need to both identify and manage their emotions, to communicate those emotions effectively, and to resolve conflict nonviolently. So it's a whole set of skills and competencies that, for us, fall under the umbrella of emotional intelligence." - Linda Lantieri

"In an age in which the classic words of the Surrealists- 'As beautiful as the unexpected meeting, on a dissecting table, of a sewing machine and an umbrella'-can become reality and perfectly achievable with an atom bomb, so too has there been a surge of interest in biomechanoids" - H R Giger

"We need a ride. We're stranded." "We still have two legs, leftie and rightie. Mine are in the mood for exercise. They feel like a nice long walk-ARE YOU CRAZY?" she shrieked. I was standing with the tip of the beach umbrella aimed at the driver's-side window. "What?" I said. "We have to get in." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"I'm very interested in starting to produce, and direct, and have an umbrella over an entire project in the future. I'd like to have control over what the characters do. I think as an actor, you get a little too caught up in the moment-to-moment, beat-to-beat stuff to have perspective." - Neil Patrick Harris

"(On the energy radiated by the Sun) It's four hundred million million million million watts. That is a million times the power consumption of the United States every year, radiated in one second, and we worked that out by using some water, a thermometer, a tin, and an umbrella. And that's why I love physics." - Brian Cox

"It is not for nothing, either, that the umbrella has become the very foremost badge of modern civilization - the Urim and Thummim of respectability... So strongly do we feel on this point, indeed, that we are almost inclined to consider all who possess really well-conditioned umbrellas as worthy of the Franchise." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Isabelle was holding an umbrella. It was clear plastic, decorated with decals of colorful flowers. It was one of the girliest things Simon had ever seen, and he did' blame Alec for ducking out from under it and taking his chances with the rain." - Cassandra Clare

"I remember the time when I met my first girlfriend. It was raining and I was walking, and all of a sudden this girl put an umbrella over my head. Then my hair and clothes were wet, and she said, "Oh! There's something on your shirt." And that was when I just fell for her." - Yunho

"I didn't invent the rainy day, man. I just own the best umbrella. That's one of my favorite lines of all time. It's from a movie called Almost Famous. I think what it means is that life is going to throw all kinds of stuff at you, good and bad. But all you can do is get out there and try to stay dry." - Valerie Thomas

"So far I've seen the life studies packet used as (1) an umbrella, (2) a makeshift towel, (3) a pillow, and now this. I have never actually seen anyone study with it, which either means that everyone who graduates from Thomas Jefferson will be totally unprepared for life or that certain things can't be learned in bullet-point format." - Lauren Oliver

"The biggest challenge for everybody to realize out there is that we're in a very complicated business world and that were all under one umbrella and it's very challenging for everybody to figure out where the priorities lie and where the loyalties lie" - Scott Bakula

"You say that you love the rain, but you open your umbrella when it rains. You say that you love the sun, but you find a shadow spot when it shines. You say that you love the wind, but you close the windows when it blows. This is why I'm afraid, you said that you love me too." - William Shakespeare

"You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shelter when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your windows. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me." - Bob Marley



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