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37 When It Rains It Pours Quotes to Learn How to Dance through the Storm

Dayna Remus
Jan 13, 2023
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Sometimes it's a drizzle or a soothing blanket of droplets. However, sometimes thunder comes out of nowhere, and the rain begins to strike the ground. As the saying goes, "When it rains, it pours." Learn more about this metaphor by reading the 37 quotes below.

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When it rains, it pours. Many of us are familiar with this saying through understanding and life experience. Some of us have had days where everything goes wrong, from our car breaking down in the middle of nowhere with no signal and a raging thunderstorm on its way.

Sadly, we have all likely experienced more severe versions of this saying, where we suffer and go through difficult periods in our lives. In these periods, everything constantly goes wrong, and there doesn't seem to be any light at the end of the tunnel.

However, these bad days, months, or years can be lessons for all of us. Find out more about these lessons and other insights into the saying "when it rains, it pours" by reading the 37 quotes below.

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Yusuf Hamza’s quote: "Everyone's a believer when things are going fine. The real faith is when one becomes patient with tribulations." | Image: AmoDays

Yusuf Hamza’s quote: "Everyone's a believer when things are going fine. The real faith is when one becomes patient with tribulations." | Image: AmoDays

Quotes on What We Can Learn from the Rain

"Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit." Napoleon Hill

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"As rain falls equally on the just and the unjust, do not burden your heart with judgments but rain your kindness equally on all." Buddha

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Thomas Edison

"Everyone's a believer when things are going fine. The real faith is when one becomes patient with tribulations." — Yusuf Hamza

"Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing." Denis Waitley

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Paulo Coelho’s quote: "Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once." | Image: AmoDays

Paulo Coelho’s quote: "Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once." | Image: AmoDays

"Most great people have achieved their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure." — Napoleon Hill

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"All birds find shelter during a rain. But the eagle avoids rain by flying above the clouds. Problems are common, attitude make[s] the difference." A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

"Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you're not innovating enough." Elon Musk

"Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once." — Paulo Coelho

"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." Henry Ford

Jennae Cecelia’s quote: "Do not fear, the rain is only here to help you grow." | Image: AmoDays

Jennae Cecelia’s quote: "Do not fear, the rain is only here to help you grow." | Image: AmoDays

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"When it rains, it pours. Maybe the art of life is to convert tough times to great experiences: we can choose to hate the rain or dance in it." — Joan F. Marques

"Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out." Benjamin Franklin

"After the rain, the sun will reappear." — Walt Disney

"You have to be able to accept failure to get better." Lebron James

"Do not fear, the rain is only here to help you grow." — Jennae Cecelia

Quotes on Rain, Love, and Positivity

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Walt Disney’s quote: "After the rain, the sun will reappear." | Image: AmoDays

Walt Disney’s quote: "After the rain, the sun will reappear." | Image: AmoDays

"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

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"When it rains, it pours. But, when the sun shines, it's worth the wait." Alan Young

"Nana always said the rain was nature's way of adding sparkle to the outdoors." Mehmet Murat Ilda

"I feel most at peace when it is raining, for it reminds me that the sky is alive." Taylor Ashley

"And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow." Gilbert K. Chesterton

Langston Hughes’ quote: "Let the rain kiss you; let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby." | Image: AmoDays

Langston Hughes’ quote: "Let the rain kiss you; let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby." | Image: AmoDays

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"When it rains tribulation, it pours mercy. When you are drowning in the sea of difficulty, the lifeboat of ease comes to pull you out." — Yusuf Hamz

"When it rains, it pours. But that's okay because rain is refreshing and makes everything grow." Alan Young

"A little rain each day will fill the rivers to overflowing." Liberian Proverb

"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." ― Lone Alaskan Gypsy

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

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Yusuf Hamz’ quote: "When it rains tribulation, it pours mercy. When you are drowning in the sea of difficulty, the lifeboat of ease comes to pull you out." | Image: AmoDays

Yusuf Hamz’ quote: "When it rains tribulation, it pours mercy. When you are drowning in the sea of difficulty, the lifeboat of ease comes to pull you out." | Image: AmoDays

"Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air, and you." Langston Hughes

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"If someone truly loves you, they will walk in the rain with you. Maybe even play in the puddles." Tammy Ames

"Life's not about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain." Vivian Greene

More Rain-Soaked Quotes

"When it rains, it pours—figuratively and literally." — John Cornyn

"As the rain soaks into the ground, so pray the Lord to let his gospel soak into your soul." Charles Spurgeon

Rabindranath Tagore’s quote: "Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm but to add color to my sunset sky." | Image: AmoDays

Rabindranath Tagore’s quote: "Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm but to add color to my sunset sky." | Image: AmoDays

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"The rain didn't make things messy. People did that all on their own." Barbara Delinsky

"Mr. President, when it rains, it pours, but most Americans hold their own umbrellas." — Sarah Palin

"When it rains, it pours. That's when I call on the Lord. He's my protection, my umbrella, my sword." Noel Jones

"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

"You know it's funny when it rains, it pours they got money for wars, but can't feed the poor." — Tupac Shakur

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Noel Jones’ quote: “When it rains it pours. That’s when I call on the Lord. He’s my protection, my umbrella, my sword.” | Image: AmoDays

Noel Jones’ quote: “When it rains it pours. That’s when I call on the Lord. He’s my protection, my umbrella, my sword.” | Image: AmoDays

"There are a lot of truths in this world. When it rains, it pours. It's always darkest before the dawn. He who smelt it dealt it." — Rob Thurman

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"We live in the age of Noah in the sense that a flood of distraction accosts us. It is a slow and subtle drowning. For those who notice it, they engage in the remembrance of God. The rites of worship and devotion to God's remembrance are planks of the ark. When Noah started to build his ark, his people mocked him and considered him a fool. But he kept building. He knew what was coming. And we know too." ― Yusuf Hamza

Rob Thurman’s quote: "There are a lot of truths in this world. When it rains, it pours. It's always darkest before the dawn. He who smelt it dealt it." | Image: AmoDays

Rob Thurman’s quote: "There are a lot of truths in this world. When it rains, it pours. It's always darkest before the dawn. He who smelt it dealt it." | Image: AmoDays

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All in all, when it storms, it's up to us to decide how we are going to handle it. We can sit down on the pavement, sulk, and become soaking wet, be practical and use an umbrella, or decide to dance in the rain.

This shows us that while circumstances are legitimate, there is open space for perspective and attitude to enhance or degrade our life experience. Improve your general outlook and open your mind by reading these 53 galaxy quotes.

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