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

"Umbrellas are so small and sad and easy to forget." - Stephanie Perkins

"I really like umbrellas. It's like, I have a roof! I carry it with me! Umbrellas always amuse me." - John Green

"Rain never understands why people hide under their umbrellas! Let us make a surprise to the rain by closing our umbrellas!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"All of our ideas come from the natural world: trees equal umbrellas." - Wallace Stevens

"Mr. President, when it rains it pours, but most Americans hold their own umbrellas" - Sarah Palin

"All men are equal - all men, that is, who possess umbrellas." - E M Forster

"The rain increases and umbrellas sprout like mushrooms amongst the graves." - Erin Morgenstern

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

"I get my by any means on, whenever there's a drought get your umbrellas out because that's when I brainstorm." - Jay-Z

"I love when problems have simple solutions. Cold medicine. Umbrellas. Condoms. Tax incentives & subsidies attracting favored industries." - Greg Fitzsimmons

"Should ever anything be missed - milk, coals, umbrellas, brandy - the cat's pitched into with a boot or anything that's handy." - Charles Stuart Calverley

"I left parts of myself everywhere, The way absent-minded people leave Gloves and umbrellas Whose colors are sad from dispensing so much bad luck" - Charles Simic

"I'm afraid to answer that. I've heard that when I speak, it makes American women wish to strike me with umbrellas." - Cassandra Clare

"A businessman needs three umbrellas - one to leave at the office, one to leave at home, and one to leave on the train." - Paul Dickson

"Keep at least one window pane clean to check the weather. Once when I didn't do this I sent the kids off with umbrellas for six weeks straight." - Phyllis Diller

"Illusions are like umbrellas - you no sooner get them than you lose them, and the loss always leaves a little painful wound." - W Somerset Maugham

"The rain falls upon the just And also on the unjust fellas But mostly it falls upon the just Cause the unjust have the just's umbrellas" - Cormac Mccarthy

"The rain is falling all around, It falls on field and tree, It rains on the umbrellas here, And on the ships at sea. - Rain" - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Too often, bridal shows are boring - I love including a small, unexpected element to make it interesting, like the removable skirts and umbrellas in seasons past." - Reem Acra

"Borrow my umbrellas, my clothes, my money, and I will likely not think of them again. But borrow my books and I will be on your track like a bloodhound until they are returned." - Phyllis Mcginley

"I was looking at these actresses sort of sitting around under umbrellas, people bringing them cold drinks and I was like, 'That looks so much easier than what I'm doing' and I was so wrong." - Katie Mcgrath

"When Britney shaves off all her hair and beats paparazzi with umbrellas - that's what celebrities are supposed to do. They're not supposed to be reasonable, middle-aged guys drinking organic tea talking about semiotics." - Moby

"The Italians are fond of red clothes, peacock plumes, and embroidery; and I remember one rainy morning in the city of Palermo, the street was ablaze with scarlet umbrellas." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Probably those three things affect the most people: reproductive freedom, freedom from violence, and democratic families. But there may well be someone sitting at this table who has a great idea to do something else that wouldn't come under those umbrellas and that would really be great, and make all kinds of change." - Gloria Steinem

"Of doues I haue a dainty paire Which, when you please to take the aier, About your head shall gently houer, Your cleere browe from the sunne to couer, And with their nimble wings shall fan you That neither cold nor heate shall tan you, And like umbrellas, with their feathers Sheeld you in all sorts of weathers." - Michael Drayton

"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

"My dad hates umbrellas, said Deeba, swinging her own. When it rains he always says the same thing. 'I do not believe the presence of moisture in the air is sufficient reason to overturn society's usual sensible taboo against wielding spiked clubs at eye level." - China Mieville

"All elongated objects, such as sticks, tree-trunks and umbrellas(the opening of these last being comparable to an erection) may stand for the male organ...Boxes, cases, chests, cupboards, and ovens represent the uterus...Rooms in dreams are usually women...Many landscapes in dreams, especially any containing breidges or wooded hills, may clearly be recognized as descriptions of the genitals." - Sigmund Freud

"Living in the modern world, clothed and muffled, forced to convey our sense of our bodies in terms of remote symbols like walking sticks and umbrellas and handbags, it is easy to lose sight of the immediacy of the human body plan." - Margaret Mead

"I work under three umbrellas: entertainment, education, and entrepreneurship. Of course the entertainment fragment speaks for itself because I'm in Chicago. However, a lot of folks may not know I teach courses at Ohio State University that covers life in professional sports." - Eddie George

"I think he's crude, I think he's medieval, and I don't want an elderly gentleman from Vienna with an umbrella inflicting his dreams upon me. I don't have the dreams that he discusses in his books. I don't see umbrellas in my dreams. Or balloons." - Vladimir Nabokov

"My husband would say my signature dish is pasta with a tin of tuna plonked on top. So, no. Although I make a good bangers and mash. I have been known to stick cocktail umbrellas in it, take a photo and send it to James upstairs with a text saying, 'Your food's ready'." - Joanna Page

"We never work on only one project because we never know if we will get permission for a project. So, for 'Over the River,' we started in 1992. I was just finishing 'The Umbrellas' in Japan and California, and I was also working on getting permission to wrap the Reichstag." - Christo

"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

"I think I will always feel a special relationship with The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, because for me it was something very, very special. It was a modern opera, and to play the heroine in a film that became such a success at a young age, and learning from him when I was so young and impressionable - really it was one of my most important experiences." - Catherine Deneuve

"I've been really into a light, bright playfulness that's been missing. I looked at these '60s and '70s photos of Jackie O. She went to Capri every summer, but she was always a little more playful, a little more colorful, than she was in 'normal' life. And it was exciting to see her a little bit "off duty." The colors are from awning stripe umbrellas, from a really clear ocean, and from ripe citrus." - Christian Siriano

"The Elf and the Dormouse UNDER a toadstool crept a wee Elf, Out of the rain to shelter himself. Under the toadstool, sound asleep, Sat a big Dormouse all in a heap. Trembled the wee Elf, frightened and yet Fearing to fly away lest he get wet. To the next shelter-maybe a mile! Sudden the wee Elf smiled a wee smile. Tugged till the toadstool toppled in two. Holding it over him, gaily he flew. Soon he was safe home, dry as could be. Soon woke the Dormouse-"Good gracious me!" "Where is my toadstool?" loud he lamented. -And that's how umbrellas first were invented." - Oliver Herford

"I want you to say dreadfully mad, funny things and make up songs and be-' The Will I fell in love with, she almost said. "And be Will," she finished instead. "Or I shall hit you with my umbrella." *** "You would make a very ugly woman." "I would not. I would be stunning." Tessa laughed. "There," she said. "There is Will. Isn't that better? Don't you think so?" "I don't know," Will said, eyeing her. "I'm afraid to answer that. I've heard that when I speak, it makes American women wish to strike me with umbrellas." - Cassandra Clare

"Now, among the heresies that are spoken in this matter is the habit of calling a grey day a "colourless" day. Grey is a colour, and can be a very powerful and pleasing colour.... A grey clouded sky is indeed a canopy between us and the sun; so is a green tree, if it comes to that. But the grey umbrellas differ as much as the green in their style and shape, in their tint and tilt. One day may be grey like steel, and another grey like dove's plumage. One may seem grey like the deathly frost, and another grey like the smoke of substantial kitchens." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Now, among the heresies that are spoken in this matter is the habit of calling a grey day a "colourless" day. Grey is a colour, and can be a very powerful and pleasing colour.... A grey clouded sky is indeed a canopy between us and the sun; so is a green tree, if it comes to that. But the grey umbrellas differ as much as the green in their style and shape, in their tint and tilt. One day may be grey like steel, and another grey like dove's plumage. One may seem grey like the deathly frost, and another grey like the smoke of substantial kitchens." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I want you to say dreadfully mad, funny things and make up songs and be-' The Will I fell in love with, she almost said. "And be Will," she finished instead. "Or I shall hit you with my umbrella." *** "You would make a very ugly woman." "I would not. I would be stunning." Tessa laughed. "There," she said. "There is Will. Is' that better? Do' you think so?" "I do' know," Will said, eyeing her. "I'm afraid to answer that. I"ve heard that when I speak, it makes American women wish to strike me with umbrellas." - Cassandra Clare



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