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Thoughts on rain

Published: Jul 9, 2017

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Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.
—Rabindranath Tagore

Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.
—Warren Buffett

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The monsoons were the real thing; they dissolved things to the bone.
—Anjum Hasan

To know India and her people, one has to know the monsoon.
—Khushwant Singh

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You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.
—Denzel Washington

Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.
—Bill Watterson

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

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


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


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The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Images: Tagore: Estate Of Emil Bieber / Klaus Niermann / Getty Images; Longfellow, Dolly Parton, Denzel Washington: Shutterstock.Com; Updike: Reuters; Hasan: Hemant Mishra/Mint Via Getty Images



(This story appears in the 21 July, 2017 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from Magzter.com. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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