Rainbow Over Field in the Great Plains (Vann Cleveland, The Progressive Farmer Archives, 1997)

Cornerstones highlights thought-provoking quotes from notable folks.

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

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

Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
John Updike

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

Do not, on a rainy day, ask your child what he feels like doing, because I assure you that what he feels like doing, you won't feel like watching.
Fran Lebowitz

Into each life some rain must fall / Some days must be dark and dreary.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

After the rain cometh the fair weather.

I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Charlie Chaplin

And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and [there was] not a man to till the ground.
Genesis 2:5 (KJV)

The rain to the wind said, / "You push and I'll pelt." / They so smote the garden bed, / that the flowers actually knelt, / And lay lodged -- though not dead. / I know how the flowers felt.
Robert Frost

Here comes the rain again / Falling on my head like a memory / Falling on my head like a new emotion.

Every storm runs out of rain.
Maya Angelou

It is best to read the weather forecast before praying for rain.
Mark Twain

Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
Acts 14:17 (KJV)

If you think it's going to rain, it will.
Clint Eastwood

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

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


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