— Avner Strauss Israeli musician 1954
Контексте: Rain was the nemesis of the snow, and the snow for the flowers. I Answer as if Someone Really Meant to Ask, Birds of the Mind and Chameleons of the Heart (1978).
— Satchel Paige American baseball player and coach; Negro Leagues 1906 - 1982
New York Post (4 October 1959)
„The snow lay deep upon road and fields, for the April sun was powerless to send warmth through the gray clouds, and the heavy spring rains were yet to come.“
— Louis Hémon, книга Maria Chapdelaine
Источник: Maria Chapdelaine (1913), Ch. 1, p. 4
„Is the spring coming?" he said. "What is it like?"…
"It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…“
— Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden
Источник: The Secret Garden
„A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.“
— Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910
According to R. Ken Rasmussen in The Quotable Mark Twain (1998), this is most probably not Twain's.
„But when it rains, it rains on all our houses, we all get cold when it snows. When a storm rolls in, huddled up against our windows, we all feel the fear when a strong wind blows, While on this earth, we’re all of equal worth.“
— Dawud Wharnsby Canadian musician 1972
"All of Us"
A Picnic of Poems in Allah's Green Garden (2011)
„I TOOK THE PIECES YOU THREW AWAY AND
PUT THEM TOGATHER [sic] BY NIGHT AND DAY
WASHED BY RAIN DRIED BY SUN A MILLION PIECES ALL IN ONE“
— Howard Finster American artist 1916 - 2001
Text painted on a sign, formerly part of Finster's Paradise Gardens, which clearly references the artist's chosen materials for his work. The piece now resides in the permanent collection of the High Museum in Atlanta.
„It began to rain harder. The last snow was under attack by these heavy, wide-spaced drops. All that remained underfoot of months of frost and freezing was a light crust that crumbled as he walked. The sidewalk was soon completely washed by this slow, tenacious rain. Its smooth, shining surface reflected the midnight lights and tangles of naked branches.“
— Gabrielle Roy, книга The Tin Flute
Источник: The Tin Flute (1945), P. 210
— Seal (musician) British singer-songwriter 1963
"Kiss from a Rose" - Lyrics online http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=3821
„She's like snow in Russian," said Anna. "Snow in the evening when the sun sets and it looks like Alpengluhen, you know? And if snow had a scent it would smell like that [the rose]….“
— Eva Ibbotson, книга A Countess Below Stairs
Источник: A Countess Below Stairs
— Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993
"Don't Eat The Yellow Snow".
Apostrophe (') (1974)
„You Danes really are a sorry lot if you think that the day will dawn when you'll get hold of Snæfríður, Iceland's sun.“
— Halldór Laxness Icelandic author 1902 - 1998
Íslandsklukkan (Iceland's Bell) (1946), Part II: The Fair Maiden
„How wonderful is Cold Mountain
Climbers are all afraid
The moon shines on clear water twinkle twinkle
Wind rustles the tall grass
Plum trees flower in the snow
Bare twisted trees have clouds for foliage
A touch of rain brings it all alive
Unless you see clearly do not approach“
— Han-shan Chinese monk and poet
Cold Mountain Transcendental Poetry
„Will looked as if he were being asked to believe in something impossible—snow in summertime, a London winter without rain.“
— Cassandra Clare, книга Clockwork Prince
Источник: Clockwork Prince
„Now is always the right time
With something positive in your mind.
Whenever someone pulls you down,
Just get back up and hold your ground.
Summer, winter, fall just go
Through the rain and through the snow.
Just get on back to living again…right on.“
— Curtis Mayfield American singer, songwriter, and record producer 1942 - 1999
Back to Living Again, from New World Order (1996).
think that the
world should be full of cats and full of rain, that's all, just
rain, rain and cats, very nice, good
— Charles Bukowski, книга Betting on the Muse: Poems and Stories
Источник: Betting on the Muse: Poems and Stories
„Hold your horses. I'm coming."…
"From where I'm standing you're just breathing laboriously."
The snow swam out of focus. "Breathing hard. Are you coming or just breathing hard. You've got to get your one-liners straight.“
— Ilona Andrews American husband-and-wife novelist duo
Источник: Magic Bleeds