Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes

Since it seems like it has been raining for two straight weeks - this week's Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes theme is rain. Enjoy! 

Image by Walter Tripp from The Bad Child's Book of Beasts

"The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn't know how to read." - Benjamin Franklin
"Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life." - John Updike 
“On the fifth day, which was a Sunday, it rained very hard. I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.” ― Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
"Kiss me with rain on your eyelashes, come on, let us sway together, under the trees, and to hell with thunder.” ― Edwin Morgan, A Book of Lives
“Being soaked alone is cold. Being soaked with your best friend is an adventure.” ― Emily Wing Smith, Back When You Were Easier to Love
“Rain didn't make things messy. People did that all on their own.” ― Barbara Delinsky, The Secret Between Us
“The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house. All that cold, cold, wet day.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

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