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Rain is also very difficult to film,
by Alan Parker

Rain is also very difficult to film,
particularly in Ireland because it's quite fine,
so fine that the Irish don't even acknowledge that it exists.
- Alan Parker

The films that I do tend to polarise people's views.
- Alan Parker

Period recreation is very difficult unless you make a black-and-white movie.
- Alan Parker

A great movie evolves when everybody has the same vision in their heads.
- Alan Parker

 

Personally I am very much against the death penalty for several reasons.
- Alan Parker

Most directors have little lists in their heads of
people they really want to work with.
- Alan Parker

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

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
- Anonymous

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

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

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

I love the rain - it washes memories
off the sidewalk of life.
- the movie Play It Again, Sam

The Eye-of-the-Storm.
Surrounded by the winds and the rain,
yet peaceful in its own unworldly way -
an unnatural ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way.
Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is
a moment of serenity among the challenge -
a time for repose and contemplation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

I always like walking in the rain,
so no one can see me crying.
- Charlie Chaplin

I will greet this day with love in my heart.
And how will I do this?
Henceforth will I look on all things with love and be born again.
I will love the sun for it warms my bones;
yet I will love the rain for it cleanses my spirit.
I will love the light for it shows me the way;
yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
I will welcome happiness as it enlarges my heart;
yet I will endure sadness for it opens my soul.
I will acknowledge rewards for they are my due;
yet I will welcome obstacles for they are my challenge.
- Og Mandino

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

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing,
wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating;
there is really no such thing as bad weather,
only different kinds of good weather.
- John Ruskin

The quality of mercy is not strained.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
- William Shakespeare

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more
roses we must plant more trees.
- George Eliot

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

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
- Hosea Ballou

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day -
and another, in case it doesn't rain.
- Mae West

There's always a period of curious fear between the
first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.
- Don DeLillo

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

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

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

If they're willing to stand at polls for countless hours in the rain,
as many did, then I should surely stand up for them
here in the halls of Congress.
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones

One can find so many pains when the rain is falling.
- John Steinbeck

When I was a kid, we never heard of smog,
ozone depletion, acid rain, green house gasses.
- Dennis Weaver

The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain,
the sound of wind in a primeval wood,
and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.
- Henry Beston

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

Into each life some rain must fall.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The rain began again.
It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention
but the fulfillment of its own nature,
which was to fall and fall.
- Helen Garner

It didn't rain today, so I didn't have to work.
Why don't you have to sit around and wait until it rains?
- Linda Fiorentino

It is no use to grumble and complain;
It's just as cheap and easy to rejoice;
When God sorts out the weather and sends rain -
Why,
rain's my choice.
- James Whitcomb Riley

It's like when people talk about driving F1 cars in the rain.
I have absolutely no problem with it.
- Alain Prost

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in
fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
- Robert Frost

For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the
rain and the noise of battle.
It has the power to give grief or universality that
lends it a youthful beauty.
- John Cheever

If you think it's going to rain, it will.
- Clint Eastwood

And the blood of brave men was shed like unto the shedding
of rain from a black cloud.
- Ferdowsi

I never played inside as a kid - even in the rain I'd go out.
- Anthony Doerr

Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.
- Edmund Waller

We are insisting and we will continue to insist that
this faith of the church must continue to be upheld come rain,
come fire.
That is our position.
- Peter Akinola

My father was in the civil service.
I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain,
and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of
the holiday if we had behaved.
- Honor Blackman

My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
- W. H. Auden

I am like Howard Beale.
When he came out of the rain and he was like,
none of this makes any sense.
I am that guy.
- Glenn Beck

The 1927 Wimbledon finals were almost put off because of the rain,
which threatened every moment.
- Helen Wills Moody

A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping
to be struck by lightning.
- James Dickey

I'm just waiting for people to start asking me to make the rain disappear.
- David Copperfield

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

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

I like rain, actually.
- Bill Rodgers

In London, the weather would affect me negatively.
I react strongly to light.
If it is cloudy and raining, there are clouds and rain in my soul.
- Jerzy Kosinski

If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer's crop,
who are we to say it shouldn't rain?
- Tom Barrett

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

When I'm writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail:
the color a room is painted,
the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain.
- Donna Tartt

Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man,
black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and
forty nails upon the Cross.
- Edith Sitwell

Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries
and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.
- Colin Wilson

A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away,
and the trees stand.
I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
- e. e. cummings

The rain forest has Sting.
Now Siberia has Jack Dee.
Someone had to draw the short straw.
In this case it was the rain forest.
- Jack Dee

Loud roared the dreadful thunder, The rain a deluge showers.
- Andrew Cherry


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