71 Cozy Rainy Day Quotes You’ll Love

Cathartic as rain can be, it just gets to you, sometimes.

And what you want is a word of encouragement that takes your rainy day and turns it into exactly what you need. 

That’s why we collected this list of quotes about raining days.

Let each one remind you you’re not alone in your conflicted thoughts about rain. 

We bet you’ll find a rainy day quote that both honors your mood and leads it in a better direction.

71 Beautiful Rainy Day Quotes

1. “A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods.” — Rachel Carson

2. “I always feel sorry for people who think more about a rainy day ahead than sunshine today.”     – Rae Foley 

3. “I believe in running through the rain and crashing into the person you love and having your lips bleed on each other.” – Billy Bob Thornton

4. “Save a boyfriend for a rainy day – and another, in case it doesn’t rain.” – Mae West

5. “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

6. “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

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

8. “All was silent as before, all silent save the dripping rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

9. “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

10. “What's a rainy day without some delicious coffee-flavoured loneliness?” ― Sanober Khan

11. “A rainy day is like a lovely gift — you can sleep late and not feel guilty.” ― Elizabeth Jane Howard

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12. “Live in moments that consume your heart and mind, but be distracted by the music from the leaves, birds, wind, rain, sun and people.” ― Val Uchendu

13. “It's always a nice day above the clouds.” ― James Stoddah

14. “Umbrella is comfort, rain is life! You must often leave comfort to touch the life!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

15. “Let's just sit quietly and listen to the secrets the rain wants to tell us.” ― John Mark Green

15. “Let's just sit quietly and listen to the secrets the rain wants to tell us.” ― John Mark Green

16. “There are some days where the mysterious art screams spectacularly, for instance on a rainy day under the city lights at night!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

17. “The only thing I shall want for a rainy day will be my umbrella.” ― Agatha Christie

18. “Sometimes we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favorite food, or the sound of a loved one's voice.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin

19. “Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.” — Hosea Ballou

20. “I don't consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin.” — Leonard Cohen

21. “It's a relief to hear the rain. It's the sound of billions of drops, all equal, all equally committed to falling, like a sudden outbreak of democracy. Water, when it hits the ground, instantly becomes a puddle or rivulet or flood.” — Alice Oswald

22. “There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain.”– Casey Stengel

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

24. 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

25. “The rain begins with a single drop.”– Manal al-Sharif

26. “Predicting rain doesn't count. Building arks does.”– Warren Buffett

27. “I like to walk in the rain because it makes me laugh when I walk under it. And not many things in this life can make you laugh just to be touched by it.” – C. JoyBell C

28. “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

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

30. “A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener” – Henry David Thoreau

31. “Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life”  – John Updike

32. “The sound of the rain needs no translation” – Alan Watts

33. “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. The rain has the power to hypnotize.” – Haruki Murakami

34. “Eyes so young, so full of pain … Two lonely drops of winter rain … And no tear could these eyes sustain … For too much had they seen.” – Shaun Hick

35. “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

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36. “Rain knows the earth and loves it well, for rain is the passion of the earth.” – Estela Portillo Trambley

37. “There is a way of walking through rain without getting hit by a single drop – you just have to find what it is.” – Stewart Stafford

38. “The rain always makes me wonder. What is it that the clouds ponder? Will I write something tonight? But I don’t want to miss the thunder!” – Avijeet Das

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

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

41. “It didn’t rain for you, maybe, but it always rains for me. The sky shatters and rains shards of glass.” – Tablo

41. “It didn’t rain for you, maybe, but it always rains for me. The sky shatters and rains shards of glass.” – Tablo

42. “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

43. “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

44. “If I were rain, That joins sky and earth that otherwise never touch, Could I join two hearts as well?” – Tite Kubo

45. “Kiss me with rain on your eyelashes, come on, let us sway together, under the trees, and to hell with thunder.” -Edwin Morgan

46. “I just love watching the rain falling off to the ground, pouring from the roof, kissing all the leafs and seems like the wind entice me to get wet.” –Jhona Beybeh

47. “What a cold and rainy day. Where on earth is the sun hid away?” –Natalie Merchant

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

49. “There's nothing like a little rain to bring people together.” –George Marek

50. I wonder what ants do on rainy days.”  Haruki Murakami

51. “Don't threaten me with love, baby. Let's just go walking in the rain.” — Billie Holiday

52. “Potential is like a summer crop. If it don't rain, it don't grow.”– Charles Oakley

53. “Music and a nip of liquor, that's what a rainy day is for, says I.” –John Colton

54. “Life is lemonade, and sometimes you just gotta count your chickens for a rainy day.”–Naomi L. Selfman

55. “There's only two things to do on rainy days, and I don't like to play cards.” –Polly Platt

56. “All's well, what's a rainy day? Never mind that cloud, behind that cloud you'll find a golden ray.” –Jonathan Swift

57. “This is what rainy days are good for. They make everything clean again.” –Marc Cherry

58. “Rain or Storm change its geography and route when they see you standing ready to face them.” –Sandeep Ravidutt Sharma

59. “It might be raining today but the sun will shine tomorrow.” –Jeremy Parker

60. “Rainy days come to those who save up for them.” –Evan Esar

61. “Rain is good for vegetables, and for the animals who eat those vegetables, and for the animals who eat those animals.” –Samuel Johnson

62. “It rained so hard that all the pigs got clean, and all the people dirty.” –G.C. Lichtenberg

63. “Healing rain is a real touch from God. It could be physical healing or emotional or whatever.” — Michael W. Smith

64. “Spring is the season of drips, drops, and sun. Don't wait for clear skies — rain can be fun!” –Rebecca Fjelland Davis

65. “Being soaked alone is cold. Being soaked with your best friend is an adventure.”– Emily Wing Smith

66. “Life’s not about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about Learning To Dance In The Rain.” – Vivian Greene

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

68. “I'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain; What a wonderful feeling, I'm happy again.”– Arthur Freed

69. “Only a select few are able to see the true beauty that lies behind what just might seem like a rainy day or a grey sky.” – Jessica M. Laar

70. “There's something about two people coming together in the rain that is the ultimate expression of love in the minds of most audiences, I guess.”– Julie Plec

 71. “Let a smile be your umbrella on a rainy day.” – Priya Singh

Which rainy day quotes were your favorites?

Now that you’ve looked through these quotations about a rainy day, which ones stood out for you and brightened your mood (at least by a few degrees)?

Save your favorites and write at least one of them down where you’ll see it today. Remind yourself of what you love about rainy days — and what you love about your life. 

Rain is cleansing. So, find a way to cleanse yourself of past attachments that aren’t serving you. And reach for something refreshing. 

Snuggled up in your bed in rainy cozy weather? Read this list of 71 rainy day quotes get you into a better mood.