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Rain Quotes | Quotes About Rain

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Quote Left Had I not had my grandmother, who dared to be my rainbow in the clouds, I would have been just another sexually abused barefoot black girl on the roads of Arkansas, Quote Right
by Maya Angelou | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests. Quote Right
by Pablo Neruda | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. Quote Right
by Bob Dylan | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane. Quote Right
by Robert Frost | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Still falls the rain -- dark as the world of man, black as our loss -- blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross. Quote Right
by Dame Edith Sitwell | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study. Quote Right
by William Congreve | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God. Quote Right
by Erica Jong | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left If then a practical end must be assigned to a University course, I say it is that of training good members of society. Its art is the art of social life, and its end is fitness for the world. It neither confines its views to particular professions on the one hand, nor creates heroes or inspires genius on the other. Works indeed of genius fall under no art; heroic minds come under no rule; a University is not a birthplace of poets or of immortal authors, of founders of schools, leaders of colonies, or conquerors of nations. It does not promise a generation of Aristotles or Newtons, of Napoleons or Washingtons, of Raphaels or Shakespeares, though such miracles of nature it has before now contained within its precincts. Nor is it content on the other hand with forming the critic or the experimentalist, the economist or the engineer, though such too it includes within its scope. But a University training is the great ordinary means to an great but ordinary end; it aims at raising the intellectual tone of society, at cultivating the public mind, at purifying the national taste, at supplying true principles to popular enthusiasm and fixed aims to popular aspiration, at giving enlargement and sobriety to the ideas of the age, at facilitating the exercise of political power, and refining the intercourse of private life. It is the education which gives a man a clear conscious view of his own opinions and judgments, a truth in developing them, an eloquence in expressing them, and a force in urging them. Quote Right
by John Henry Newman | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument. Quote Right
by Henry David Thoreau | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Rough wind, that moanest loudGrief too sad for songWild wind, when sullen cloudKnells all the night longSad storm, whose tears are vain,Bare woods, whose branches strain,Deep caves and dreary main, - Wail, for the world's wrong Quote Right
by Percy Bysshe Shelley | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Along a parabola life like a rocket flies, Mainly in darkness, now and then on a rainbow. Quote Right
by Andrei Voznesensky | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left It blows a snowing gale in the winter of the year; The boats are on the sea and the crews are on the pier. The needle of the vane, it is veering to and fro, A flash of sun is on the veering of the vane. Autumn leaves and rain, The passion of the gale. Quote Right
by Robert Louis Stevenson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left There once was a brainy baboon who always breathed down a bassoon for he said, ''It appears that in billions of years I shall certainly hit on a tune.'' Quote Right
by Ezra Pound | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall. Quote Right
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Back to the army again, sergeant, / Back to the army again, / Out o' the cold an' the rain. Quote Right
by Rudyard Kipling | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Weep no more, nor sigh, nor groan, Sorrow calls no time that 's gone; Violets plucked, the sweetest rain Makes not fresh nor grow again. Quote Right
by John Gould Fletcher | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The indescribable innocence and beneficence of Nature,—of sun and wind and rain, of summer and winter,—such health, such cheer, they affor... Quote Right
by Henry David Thoreau | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Do not all charms fly at the mere touch of cold philosophy? There was an awful rainbow once in heaven: we know her woof, her texture; she is given in the dull catalogue of common things. Philosophy will clip an angel's wings, conquer all mysteries by rule and line, empty the haunted air, and gnome mine unweave a rainbow. Quote Right
by John Keats | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I have never examined the subject of humor until now. I am surprised to find how much ground it covers. I have got its divisions and frontiers down on a piece of paper. I find it defined as a production of the brain, as the power of the brain to produce something humorous, and the capacity of percieving humor. Quote Right
by Mark Twain | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The only living works are those which have drained much of the author's own life into them. Quote Right
by Samuel Butler | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left For example, there is a species of butterfly, a night-moth, in which the females are much less common than the males. The moths breed exactly like all animals, the male fertilizes the female and the female lays the eggs. Now, if you take a female night moth----many naturalists have tried this experiment---the male moths will visit this female at night and they will come from hours away. From hours away! Just think! From a distance of several miles all these males sense the only female in the region. One looks for an explanation for this phenomenon but it is not easy. You must assume that they have a sense of smell of some sort like a hunting dog that can pick up and follow a semmingly imperceptible scent. Do you see? Nature abounds with such inexplicable things. But my argument is: if the female moths were as abundant as the males, the latter would not have such a highly developed sense of smell. They've acquired it only because they had to train themseleves to to have it. If a person were to concentrate all his will power on a certain end, then he would achieve it. That's all. And that also answers your question. Examine a person closely enough and you know more about him than he does himself. Quote Right
by Hermann Hesse | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice, and trains up the other to virtue, is a much greater character than the ladies described in romance, whose whole occupation is to murder mankind with shafts from their quiver or their eyes. Quote Right
by Oliver Goldsmith | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Were that enough, bone, blood, and sinew, The twisted brain, the fair-formed loin,... Quote Right
by Dylan Thomas | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain. Quote Right
by Mark Twain | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Dreams are but interludes that fancy makes... Sometimes forgotten things, long cast behind Rush forward in the brain, and come to mind. Quote Right
by John Dryden | ...go to quote |
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