104 Rain Quotes to Make You Dance in the Rain

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When clouds full of rain come floating into your life, have a look at the following rain quotes to lift you up. And for even more uplifting quotes, be sure not to miss our list of nature quotes that celebrate the beauty of Earth.

Gray skies and rain are the perfect symbols for sadness. You may have noticed that your mood drops when clouds rise up and rain starts dropping from the sky. Rainy days are a common theme of bad times and there’s a good reason why.

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”
Rabindranath Tagore

It’s not unusual that rainy days can get you down. A dreary day may not only get you mentally down but also physically. This is because rain decreases the atmospheric pressure which causes pressure on nerves and joints as bodily fluids move out from blood vessels into tissue.

Rain quotes

The following selection of uplifting rain quotes will help you through difficult times

When it feels as if it is metaphorically raining nonstop in your life, it’s time to make a change. The following thoughts and ideas will help you to see things more positively so that you can literally and figuratively dance in the rain.

104 Rain Quotes to Make You Dance in the Rain

What makes the following thoughts so powerful is that they were written by individuals that found themselves standing in the rain countless times during their lives. But instead of complaining about the rain, they found ways to make the best out of their situation. We hope that these uplifting rain quotes will cheer you up so that you can get back up on your feet and keep on fighting for your dreams.

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Here’s our selection of rain quotes to lift you up

1.

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
Vivian Greene

Dance in the rain

2.

“After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here.”
Walt Disney

After the rain

3.

“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”
Rumi

Raise your words

4.

“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.”
Roger Miller

Others just get wet

5.

“It takes sunshine and rain to make a rainbow. There would be no rainbows without sunshine and rain.”
Roy T. Bennett

Make a rainbow

6.

“Nothing reminds us of an awakening more than rain.”
Dejan Stojanovic

An awakening

7.

“Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.”
Saint Basil

It brings abundance

8.

“Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.”
Vladimir Nabokov

Fall upwards

9.

“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Let it rain

10.

“Without rain, there is no life.”
Jerry Yang

No life

11.

“The storm starts, when the drops start dropping. When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping.”
Dr. Seuss

12.

“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain!”
Dolly Parton

13.

“Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.”
Bill Watterson

14.

“As rain falls equally on the just and the unjust, do not burden your heart with judgments but rain your kindness equally on all.”
Buddha

15.

“Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.”
Susan Ertz

16.

“Everything is more beautiful in the rain. Don’t ask me why. But it’s like this whole other realm of opportunity.”
Penelope Douglas

17.

“There is nothing quite like the smell of rain on a grass field after a sunny spell.”
Fuad Alakbarov

18.

“Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.”
William Shakespeare

19.

“A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.”
James Dickey

20.

“You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.”
Denzel Washington

21.

“God is in the rain.”
Alan Moore

22.

“Rain slips through your fingers as easily as words blow away in the wind, and yet it has the power to destroy your whole world.”
Karen Maitland,

23.

“One can find so many pains when the rain is falling.”
John Steinbeck

24.

“It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.”
Dave Barry

25.

“No person has the right to rain on your dreams.”
Marian Wright Edelman

26.

“Into each life some rain must fall”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

27.

“Through all the rain and the pain, you gotta keep your sense of humor.”
Tupac Shakur

28.

“May the sun bring you new energy by day, may the moon softly restore you by night, may the rain wash away your worries, may the breeze blow new strength into your being, may you walk gently through the world and know it’s beauty all the days of your life.”
Apache Blessing

29.

“The richness of the rain made me feel safe and protected; I have always considered the rain to be healing—a blanket—the comfort of a friend. Without at least some rain in any given day, or at least a cloud or two on the horizon, I feel overwhelmed by the information of sunlight and yearn for the vital, muffling gift of falling water.”
Douglas Coupland

30.

“From where we stand the rain seems random. If we could stand somewhere else, we would see the order in it.”
Tony Hillerman

31.

“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

32.

“Rain has always given me an inexplicable joy.”
P.A. Bien

33.

“Life isn’t finding shelter in the storm. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
Sherrilyn Kenyon

34.

“Look at the rain long enough, with no thoughts in your head, and you gradually feel your body falling loose, shaking free of the world of reality. Rain has the power to hypnotize.”
Haruki Murakami

35.

“No person has the right to rain on your dreams.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

36.

“Rain is good for me. I feel like I achieve clarity actually when it rains. The longer I have to sit and wait, the clearer my game becomes to me.”
Venus Williams

37.

“Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.”
Bill Watterson

38.

“Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before – more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.”
Charles Dickens

39.

“Rain drops are not the ones who bring the clouds.”
Sorin Cerin

40.

“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

41.

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.”
Frank A. Clark

42.

“I don’t believe in pessimism. If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it’s going to rain, it will.”
Clint Eastwood

43.

“And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.”
Gilbert K. Chesterton

44.

“Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with soaking joy.”
Mitch Albom

45.

“God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is Peter, weeping bitterly, who returns to greater power than ever.”
Vance Havner

46.

“Life isn’t how to survive the storm, it’s about how to dance in the rain.”
Taylor Swift

47.

“When we love each other we are immortal and indestructible like the heartbeat and the rain and the wind.”
Erich Maria Remarque

48.

“I am like the rain: I go where I’m needed.”
Alejandro Jodorowsky

49.

“Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.”
Bob Marley

50.

“How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.”
William C. Faulkner

51.

“Solitude is the soil in which genius is planted, creativity grows, and legends bloom; faith in oneself is the rain that cultivates a hero to endure the storm, and bare the genesis of a new world, a new forest.”
Mike Norton

52.

“I’ve always found the rain very calming.”
Venus Williams

53.

“Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with a soaking joy. But sometimes under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots keeping itself alive.”
Paulo Coelho

54.

“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

55.

“Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.”
Warren Buffett

56.

“No one can possess a sunset like the one we saw that evening. Just as no one can possess an afternoon of rain beating against the window, or serenity of a sleeping child, or the magical moment when the waves break on the rocks. No one can possess the beautiful things in this Earth, but we can know them and love them.”
Paulo Coelho

57.

“Love is like the rain. It comes in a drizzle sometimes. Then it starts pouring and if you’re not careful it will drown you.”
Edwidge Danticat

58.

“Singing in the rain. I’m singing in the rain. And it’s such a glorious feeling.”
David Levithan

59.

“When the rain comes expect a blessing to follow!”
Positively Sherry

60.

“There is solace and a certain stoical peace in blaming everything on the rain.”
Ken Kesey

61.

“If you’re lucky, and a building succeeds, the real product has many more dimensions than you can ever imagine. You have the sun, the light, the rain, the birds, the feel.”
Peter Zumthor

62.

“Those who hate rain hate life.”
Dejan Stojanovic

63.

“I love the smell of rain, and I love the sound of the ocean waves.”
Amy Purdy

64.

“A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.”
E. E. Cummings

65.

“Crying in the rain. No one sees your tears and your pain gets washed away.”
Unknown

66.

“Rain makes me feel less alone. All rain is, is a cloud- falling apart, and pouring its shattered pieces down on top of you. It makes me feel good to know I’m not the only thing that falls apart. It makes me feel better to know other things in nature can shatter.”
Lone Alaskan Gypsy

67.

“The summer sun was not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belonged to the rain.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz

68.

“Your heart is like a great river after a long spell of rain, spilling over its banks.”
Haruki Murakami

69.

“Sunshine is beautiful when it’s after a rain. If it’s sunshine every day then it starts burning you. So we need both rain and sunshine in our lives to value their importance and welcome rainbows in our lives”
Meeran W. Malik

70.

“My mom says that when it rains you never feel like you should be anywhere but home.”
Elise Broach

71.

“Oh, come forth into the storm and rout and be my love in the rain.”
Robert Frost

72.

“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”
Ashley Smith

73.

“Thunderstorms are as much our friends as the sunshine.”
Criss Jami

74.

“I want to believe that I’m not wrong. I want to believe that life isn’t full of darkness. Even if storms come to pass, the sun will shine again. No matter how painful and hard the rain may beat down on me.”
Natsuki Takaya

75.

“You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it.”
Bob Marely

76.

“If I were the rain… that binds together the Earth and the sky, whom in all eternity will never mingle. . . Would I be able to bind two hearts together?”
Tite Kubo

77.

“The rain fluctuates between drizzle and torrential. It messes with your mind. It makes you think things will always be like this, never getting better, always letting you down right when you thought the worst was over.”
Susane Colasanti

78.

“You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain.”
Leo Durocher

79.

“After three days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, and weather rainy.”
Benjamin Franklin

80.

“I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.”
Mark Haddon

81.

“If you truly get in touch with a piece of carrot, you get in touch with the soil, the rain, the sunshine. You get in touch with Mother Earth and eating in such a way, you feel in touch with true life, your roots, and that is meditation. If we chew every morsel of our food in that way we become grateful and when you are grateful, you are happy.”
Thich Nhat Hanh

82.

“Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.”
Langston Hughes

83.

“If a few minutes of suffering could make me so angry, what would years of it do? Even a stone can be worn down with enough rain.”
Arthur Golden

84.

“I love informality the way the soil loves rain.”
Marty Rubin

85.

“I feel I stand in a desert with my hands outstretched, and you are raining down upon me.”
Patricia Highsmith

86.

“The rain puts me in a daze. A daze that pulls me away into the worlds I’ve made.”
Kaylee Stepkoski

87.

“Rain didn’t make things messy. People did that all on their own.”
Barbara Delinsky

88.

“A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.”
Marcel Proust

89.

“Never apologize for how you feel. No one can control how they feel. The sun doesn’t apologize for being the sun. The rain doesn’t say sorry for falling. Feelings just are”
Iain S. Thomas

90.

“You can’t stop time. You can’t capture light. You can only turn your face up and let it rain down.”
Kim Edwards

91.

“August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.”
Sylvia Plath

92.

“But who wants to be foretold the weather? It is bad enough when it comes, without our having the misery of knowing about it beforehand.”
Jerome K. Jerome

93.

“If people were like rain, I was like drizzle and she was a hurricane.”
John Green

94.

“I don’t just wish you rain, Beloved – I wish you the beauty of storms.”
John Geddes

95.

The rain is falling ever harder and all I can hear is the sound of the water. I’m drenched but I can’t move.”
Paulo Coelho

96.

“And maybe it’s foolish of me to save up for a rainy day in a world of desert sand, but I’ve lived, and worked, through enough rainy days to feel the need to save up for an umbrella.”
Dean F. Wilson

97.

“I love the smell of rain and growing things.”
Serina Hernandez

98.

“Let your pain teach you , how to dance in the rain.”
Thandazo Perfect

99.

“For the sight of the angry weather saddens my soul and the sight of the town, sitting like a bereaved mother beneath layers of ice, oppresses my heart.”
Kahlil Gibrán

100.

“God is a cloud from which rain fell.”
Dejan Stojanovic

101.

“Rain, rain, rain. Like a benediction from some vast inscrutable hand, long withheld, finally given. The blessed, wonderful rain. For rain meant grass, and grass was life.”
Colleen McCullough

102.

“It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.”
George Eliot

103.

“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.”
John Ruskin

104.

“Sometimes I have loved the peacefulness of an ordinary Sunday. It is like standing in a newly planted garden after a warm rain. You can feel the silent and invisible life.”
Marilynne Robinson

We hope you enjoyed this collection of rain quotes.

After reading through this list, you may have noticed that there can also be a positive side to rain. Just think about how soothing and calming it is to listen to the gentle sounds of raindrops falling onto trees and plants. Not to mention the life-giving power of rain without which, life would not be possible on earth.

The same holds true for tough times in life. While no one really likes to be confronted with difficulties, it is these problems and challenges that develop our strength, determination, and character.

What is your favorite quote to lift you up when you feel down?

Do you have a particular quote that always makes you smile even when life is treating you badly? We’re excited to hear from you in the comment section below.

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