An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.


Joseph Addison (1672-1719, British essayist, poet, statesman)


What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.


Jane Austen (1775-1817, British novelist)


Referring to the bad sun conditions in left field at the stadium: It gets late out there early.


Yogi Berra (1925-, American baseball player)


One need only think of the weather, in which case the prediction even for a few days ahead is impossible.


Albert Einstein (1879-1955, German-born American physicist)


Change of weather is the discourse of fools.


Thomas Fuller (1608-1661, British clergyman, author)


Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.


Kin Hubbard (1868-1930, American humorist, journalist)


The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.


Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927, British humorous writer, novelist, playwright)


I love the rain. I want the feeling of it on my face.


Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923, New Zealand-born British author)


A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.


Marcel Proust (1871-1922, French novelist)


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


John Ruskin (1819-1900, British critic, social theorist)


Heat, ma am! It was so dreadful here that I found there was nothing left for it but to take off my flesh and sit in my bones.


Sydney Smith (1771-1845, British writer, clergyman)


Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.


Mark Twain (1835-1910, American humorist, writer)


If you don't like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes.


Mark Twain (1835-1910, American humorist, writer)


All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked to the skin without ill effect. No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days.


Elwyn Brooks White (1899-1985, American author, editor)


People get a bad impression of it by continually trying to treat it as if it was a bank clerk, who ought to be on time on Tuesday next, instead of philosophically seeing it as a painter, who may do anything so long as you don't try to predict what.


Katharine Whitehorn (1926-, British journalist)


Pray don't talk to me about the weather, Mr. Worthing. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always feel quite certain that they mean something else.


Oscar Wilde (1856-1900, British author, wit)


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