Quotes: Rain…

My thought today:

“Rain: Nature’s car wash”.


Other people more insightful have written thus about rain:

“Oh God, if there be cricket in heaven, let there also be rain.”

1992, Sir Alexander Douglas-Home, Prime Minister Britain.  Apparently surrounded by cricket fanatics, is also quoted as saying about a relative by marriage:

“My wife had an uncle who could never walk down the nave of his abbey without wondering whether it would take spin.”


“Mine, O thou Lord of life, send my roots rain”  

1889, Gerard Manley Hopkins, in poem “Thou art indeed just, Lord”




“The sky is darkening like a stain;

Something is going to fall like rain,

And it won’t be flowers.”   W H Auden, 1935 (as WW2 approached)


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