- Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
- Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
- Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.
- Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
- If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.
- If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Into this house we're born
Into this world we're thrown
Like a dog without a bone
An actor out alone
Riders on the storm.
- It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.
- It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
- It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.
- Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
- What we call little things are merely the causes of great things; they are the beginning, the embryo, and it is the point of departure which, generally speaking, decides the whole future of an existence. One single black speck may be the beginning of a gangrene, of a storm, of a revolution.
- The myth of unlimited production brings war in its train as inevitably as clouds announce a storm.
- There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.
- For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every sky has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.
- George Gissing in The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft.
- Out of the dark we came, into the dark we go. Like a storm-driven bird at night we fly out of the Nowhere; for a moment our wings are seen in the light of the fire, and, lo! we are gone again into the Nowhere.
- H. Rider Haggard, King Solomon's Mines.
- Now, nation, arise and storm break loose!
- Josef Goebells: Total War Speech