70+ Storm Quotes To Read When You Need A Reminder You Are The Storm

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A storm is not just a part of Mother Nature, my friend — it’s also the perfect metaphor for a lot of things mothers have to endure. There are many, many storm quotes and sayings that speak to that. Sometimes life (and especially motherhood) feels like you’re in the eye of the storm. No sooner do you close out one catastrophe than another pops up. Then, of course, there’s the calm before the storm. Those times when everything seems a little too perfect and chill before some sh*t hits the fan, and you’re back to putting out fires all over the home. During those times, it feels like you’re in the midst of a storm. But that’s when you take a moment, remember who the heck you are, and repeat to yourself, “I am the storm.” You get yourself together, do what needs to be done, and before you know it, there’s some bright and beautiful sunshine after the storm.

See? There’s really no other natural weather component that perfectly depicts the ups and downs of motherhood. And that’s precisely why we recommend bookmarking our collection of storm quotes to refer back to anytime you need a gust of inspiration.

Best Storm Quotes

  1. “Fate whispers to the warrior, ‘You can not withstand the storm.’ The warrior whispers back, ‘I am the storm.'” — Unknown
  2. “Fix your course on a star and you’ll navigate any storm.” — Leonardo da Vinci
  3. “If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm.” — Warren W. Wiersbe
  4. “Don’t wait for the storms of your life to pass. Learn to dance in the rain.” — Steve Rizzo
  5. “The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  6. “The storm is an artist; the rainbow is its masterpiece.” — Matshona Dhliwayo
  7. “Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.” — Epicurus
  8. “Every storm runs out of rain, just like every dark night turns into day.” — Gary Allan
  9. “Sometimes there are stormy moments in your life when your friends do more than just walk with you; they become angels that carry you and protect you with their wings.” — Steve Maraboli
  10. “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” — Morris West
  11. “The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.” — Aesop
  12. “Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don’t.” — Bill Hybels
  13. “A great storm is like a sunny day to a person of great faith. A gentle wind is like a great storm to a person of great fear.” — Matshona Dhliwayo
  14. “Talent is nurtured in solitude; character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  15. “You can look at my palm and see the storm coming. Read the book of my life and see I’ve overcome it.” — Mary J. Blige
  16. “When you are in the middle of a storm cloud it’s hard to think outside of it, but the only way out of the storm is to ride through it and things will be a lot clearer on the other side” — Jodi Ann Bickle
  17. “We are all in the same boat, in a stormy sea, and we owe each other a terrible loyalty.” — Gilbert K. Chesterton
  18. “It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy, we face the storm and defy it.” — Amelia Barr
  19. “When a storm blows, you must stand firm. For it is not trying to knock you down; it is really trying to teach you to be strong.” — Joseph M. Marshall III
  20. “In order to realize the worth of the anchor, we need to feel the stress of the storm.” — Corrie Ten Boom
  21. “A tree with strong roots can withstand the most violent storm, but the tree can’t grow roots just as the storm appears on the horizon.” — Dalai Lama
  22. “You are not controlling the storm, and you are not lost in it. You are the storm.” — Sam Harris
  23. “Rough, boisterous, stormy, and altogether warlike, I am born to fight against innumerable monsters and devils.” — Martin Luther
  24. “It was a dark and stormy night.” — Madeleine L’Engle
  25. “Storms don’t come to teach us painful lessons, rather they were meant to wash us clean.” — Shannon L. Alder
  26. “The eagle does not escape the storm. The eagle simply uses the storm to lift it higher. It spreads its mighty wings and rises on the winds that bring the storm.” — Jack White
  27. “True friends are to people what lighthouses are to ships. No matter how stormy it gets, they stay put and light our way.” — Julie-Anne
  28. “I don’t just wish you rain, Beloved; I wish you the beauty of storms.” — John Geddes
  29. The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths, it has its pearls too.” — Vincent Van Gogh
  30. “Faith is not a delicate flower which would wither away under the slightest stormy weather.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  31. “When the stormy winds of life threaten to knock you down, may you have the courage to spread your wings and fly!” — Lance Wubbels
  32. “Hope is the grace of endurance in the stormy days.” — Lailah Gifty Akita
  33. Even in the midst of the storm, the sun is still shining.” — Dayna Lovely
  34. “Tomorrow may be fair, however stormy the sky of today.” — Lewis Howard Latimer
  35. “When you are in the eye of the storm, you are often not aware of the whiplash around you.” — Hugh Bonneville
  36. “For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather.” — Christina Rossetti
  37. “Stormy in love, stormy in interviews, breakfast in bed — that’s me, love.” — Graham Chapman
  38. “Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horsepond.” — Thomas Love Peacock
  39. “Can you see a serene island in the middle of a stormy ocean? And the wise man is that calm island!” — Mehmet Murat ildan
  40. “You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin
  41. “No storm can last forever. It will never rain 365 days consecutively. Keep in mind that trouble comes to pass, not to stay. Don’t worry! No storm, not even the one in your life, can last forever.” — Iyanla Vanzant
  42. “There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.” — Willa Cather
  43. “I know well that the greater and more beautiful the work is, the more terrible will be the storms that rage against it.” — Mary Faustina Kowalska
  44. “But virtue is above the storm, and has an anchor sure and steadfast because it is cast into heaven.” — Charles Caleb Colton
  45. “‘Show me your worst,’ the Earth said to the storm, ‘and I will blossom anyway.'” — Unknown
  46. “But woman’s grief is like a summer storm, short as it violent is.” — Joanna Baillie
  47. “No way out but through the storm now.” — Lisa Wingate
  48. “When the storm rips you to pieces, you get to decide how to put yourself back together again.” — Bryant H. McGill
  49. “Even paradise sees its share of storms but, in the end, it’s still paradise.” — Trevor Driggers
  50. “No storm lasts forever; difficult times too get over after a while. Weather the storm; it’s sunny on the other side.” — Latika Teotia
  51. “The more violent the storm, the sooner it is over.” — Roman proverb
  52. “It takes a real storm in the average person’s life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.” — Bruce Barton
  53. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” — Louisa May Alcott
  54. “Once the storm comes out, the landscape changes. What you had before is altered in some way. And you have a choice: Build something new and better from what is left or abandon it.” — David Levithan
  55. “Sometimes a storm in your life is what will blow you to the place you are longing to be.” — Beth Moore
  56. “Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.” — Euripedes
  57. “After every storm, the sun will smile; for every problem, there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.” — William R. Alger
  58. “Be patient. Like storms, the challenges will pass. Know too, that like the sun, your true soul self is constantly radiating.” — John Morton
  59. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” — Rabindranath Tagore
  60. “Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?” — Rose Kennedy
  61. “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.” — Frederick Douglass
  62. “Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.” — Ho Chi Minh
  63. “When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.” — John Muir
  64. “You can learn to prevent a storm, or you can learn to ride the storm. If you learn to ride the storm, the storm is not a problem anymore.” — Jaggi Vasudev
  65. “No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm.” — Charles Kettering
  66. “Another secret of the universe: Sometimes pain was like a storm that came out of nowhere. The clearest summer could end in a downpour. Could end in lightning and thunder.” — Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
  67. “When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” — Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
  68. “The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.” — Faye Wattleton
  69. “Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.” — Benjamin N. Cardozo
  70. “Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.” — Jean Paul
  71. “I just want to share with everyone that no matter what challenges, adversities you face in life, that you can overcome them… and once you overcome those adversities, use your story, your testimony to others, to help others get through their storm.” — Wayne Messam
  72. “Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” — Robert H. Schuller

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