27 Rainy Day Quotes To Help You Appreciate The Dreary Weather

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Though at the outset rainy days can feel a little depressing, the truth is there's almost nothing more relaxing than spending the day inside listening to some jazzy music and reading a great book.

These rainy day quotes are here to remind you to appreciate the dreary weather. 

Rainy days can remind you to take time to relax and stay indoors, get cozy, and feel comfortable with yourself and your surroundings. If a rainy day disturbs your plans or mood, just use the day as a reminder to check in with yourself.

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There are certain things that you can do on rainy days like drinking a hot beverage or eating a perfect soup with homemade bread. You could also listen to music to boost your mood on a rainy day or watch your favorite movie. 

Call a friend if you need to or do something you’ve never tried before like knitting or cooking something new. If you’re working while it’s raining, try lighting a candle and putting on some relaxing music to give it more of a spa-like feel.

If you are feeling the effects of SAD, get a sun lamp to get some vitamin D that you might be lacking especially on a rainy day. 

1. "Innocent droplets of rain, Make almost all events, Quite natural." — Visar Zhiti, from "A Rainy Day"

 

2. “For me, there's nothing better than curling up in my favorite blanket on a cloudy or rainy day and just knit. Especially in front of the fireplace.” — Magdalena Neuner

3. "A rainy day is like a lovely gift — you can sleep late and not feel guilty." — Elizabeth Jane Howard

 

4. "You can't escape the thoughts on a rainy day: In the spirit of the gloom there is a talisman that keeps people from having fun and invites them to the world of thoughts!" — Mehmet Murat ildan

 

5. "Cold feet under a warm blanket, steam over an empty mug — rain splatters on dry window pane — open journals of closed memories... tears of laughter and joy of pain... schmaltz of diametric morning." — Val Uchendu

 

6. "The scent of first rain; it always reminded me of that feverish first love." — Priya Prithviraj

 

7. "A rainy day is a good day to be in bed with a good book — or with someone who has read one." — T.K. Lukas

8. "Rain drops on window glass is a sort of love-bite, is it not?" — Jasleen Kaur Gumber

 

9. “My idea of absolute happiness is to be in bed on a rainy day, with my blankie, my cat, and my dog.” — Anne Lamott

 

10. “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

 

11. “People are used to juggling multiple jobs and multiple responsibilities and multiple things on the home front, and sometimes you get a day off to read, and you just want a book that feels complete and that you can get through it on a rainy day on the couch.” — Dean Bakopoulos

 

12. "Always be positive, enjoy the music of rain on a rainy day." — Debasish Mridha

13. "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

 

14. "Umbrella is comfort, rain is life! You must often leave comfort to touch the life!" — Mehmet Murat ildan

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

 

16. "A cloudy morning does not signify that the entire day is gonna be rainy! What's pressing you down today has nothing to change about your great future! Let patience be your inspiration." — Israelmore Ayivor

 

17. "Be Kind and open up an umbrella on someone's rainy day." — Christine E. Szymanski

 

18. “Whenever it's a rainy day, I pack my troubles up in my room, I chase all the clouds away.” — America, "Rainy Day"

 

19. “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

 

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

21. “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

 

22. “The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

23. “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

 

24. “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

 

25. “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

 

26. “That's what I love. Not being interrupted, sitting in a car by myself and listening to music in the rain. There are so many great songs yet to sing.” — Alison Krauss

 

27. “Save a boyfriend for a rainy day — and another, in case it doesn't rain.” — Mae West

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