Weather

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
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water. ~Carl Reiner
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
Rainbows apologize for angry skies. ~Sylvia Voirol
The trouble with weather forecasting is that it’s right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it. ~Patrick Young
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring. ~George Santayana
Weather is a great metaphor for life – sometimes it’s good, sometimes it’s bad, and there’s nothing much you can do about it but carry an umbrella. ~Terri Guillemets
The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is one of the secrets of Nature in its mood of mockery that fine weather lays heavier weight on the mind and hearts of the depressed and the inwardly tormented than does a really bad day with dark rain sniveling continuously and sympathetically from a dirty sky. ~Muriel Spark, Territorial Rights, 1979
Weather forecast for tonight: dark. ~George Carlin
Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while. ~Kin Hubbard
There is no season such delight can bring
As summer, autumn, winter and the spring.
~William Browne
I played as much golf as I could in North Dakota, but summer up there is pretty short. It usually falls on Tuesday. ~Mike Morley
Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. ~Author Unknown
Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet. ~Roger Miller
No one but Night, with tears on her dark face,
Watches beside me in this windy place.
~Edna St. Vincent Millay
Coal lay in ledges under the ground since the Flood, until a laborer with pick and windlass brings it to the surface. We may will call it black diamonds. Every basket is power and civilization. For coal is a portable climate. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains. ~Henry Ward Beecher
When snow falls, nature listens. ~Antoinette van Kleeff
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
A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods. ~Rachel Carson
There’s always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down. ~Don Delillo
Tell me how many beads there are
In a silver chain
Of evening rain,
Unravelled from the tumbling main…
~Thomas Lovell Beddoes
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. ~Mark Twain, attributed
There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind. ~Annie Dillard
For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously. ~George Gissing, “Winter,” The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft, 1903
The best kind of rain, of course, is a cozy rain. This is the kind the anonymous medieval poet makes me remember, the rain that falls on a day when you’d just as soon stay in bed a little longer, write letters or read a good book by the fire, take early tea with hot scones and jam and look out the streaked window with complacency. ~Susan Allen Toth, England For All Seasons
The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found? ~J.B. Priestley
Snowflakes are kisses from heaven. ~Author Unknown
My favorite weather is bird-chirping weather. ~Terri Guillemets
Dear beautiful Spring weather, I miss you. Was it something I said? ~”Skipper” Kim Corbin
All was silent as before –
All silent save the dripping rain.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Any proverbs about weather are doubly true during a storm. ~Terri Guillemets
It is best to read the weather forecast before praying for rain. ~Mark Twain
The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches. ~e.e. cummings
The really nice breezes blow through my body and into my soul. ~Astrid Alauda
The sky was dark and gloomy, the air was damp and raw, the streets were wet and sloppy. The smoke hung sluggishly above the chimney-tops as if it lacked the courage to rise, and the rain came slowly and doggedly down, as if it had not even the spirit to pour. ~Charles Dickens
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance. ~Jane Austen
Under my head till morning; but the rain
Is full of ghosts tonight, that tap and sigh
Upon the glass and listen for reply….
~Edna St Vincent Millay
The wind shows us how close to the edge we are. ~Joan Didion
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. ~Rabindranath Tagore
Where does the white go when the snow melts? ~Author Unknown
A snowflake is one of God’s most fragile creations, but look what they can do when they stick together! ~Author Unknown
Snowmen fall from heaven… unassembled. ~Author Unknown
When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels. ~Author Unknown
The substance of the winds is too thin for human eyes, their written language is too difficult for human minds, and their spoken language mostly too faint for the ears. ~John Muir
Through woods and mountain passes
The winds, like anthems, roll.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put into vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw, inclement summers. ~Jonathan Swift
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo, The College Blue Book
It was an ideal spring day, a light blue sky, flecked with little fleecy white clouds drifting across from west to east. The sun was shining very brightly, and yet there was an exhilarating nip in the air, which set an edge to a man’s energy. ~Arthur Conan Doyle
The sun lay like a friendly arm across her shoulder. ~Margorie Kinnan Rawlings, South Moon Under
Bad weather always looks worse through a window. ~Author Unknown
Name the season’s first hurricane Zelda and fool Mother Nature into calling it a year. ~Robert Brault
There’s one good thing about snow, it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbor’s. ~Clyde Moore
The offing was barred by a black bank of clouds, and the tranquil water-way leading to the uttermost ends of the earth flowed somber under an overcast sky – seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness. ~Joseph Conrad
Walking through puddles is my favorite metaphor for life. ~Jessi Lane Adams
There is little chance that meteorologists can solve the mysteries of weather until they gain an understanding of the mutual attraction of rain and weekends. ~Arnot Sheppard
I am sure it is a great mistake always to know enough to go in when it rains. One may keep snug and dry by such knowledge, but one misses a world of loveliness. ~Adeline Knapp

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