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It ain't no use putting up your umbrella till it rains. (Quote by - Alice Caldwell Rice)

In this world it rains on the Just and the Unjust alike, but the Unjust have the Just's umbrellas (Quote by - Lynne Alpern)

Bring a raincoat, definitely ... or at Least a little umbrella that can fit in your bag, because it always does rain. (Quote by - Gwyneth Paltrow)

It s no use carrying an umbrella if your shoes are leaking. (Quote by - Irish Proverb)

When my water-proof umbrella proved a sieve, sieve, sieve, When my shiny new umbrella proved a sieve. (Quote by - Rossiter Johnson)

That is one of the benefits of having so many media outlets under one umbrella. It will definitely direct traffic. (Quote by - David Joyce)

Although I am flexible and ready to take advice, I can't carry an umbrella of thoughts over my head that would distract me and affect my music making. (Quote by - Zubin Mehta)

How big is your umbrella? Chances are you probably are not going to need it. (Quote by - Steve Vanderburg)

We bear our shades about us; self-deprived Of other screen, the thin umbrella spread, And range an Indian waste without a tree. (Quote by - William Cowper)

Of doues I haue a dainty paire Which, when you please to take the aier, About your head shall gently houer, Your cleere browe from the sunne to couer, And with their nimble wings shall fan you That neither cold nor heate shall tan you, And like umbrellas, with their feathers Sheeld you in all sorts of weathers. (Quote by - Michael Drayton)

All that could be pulled into the West umbrella. (Quote by - Donna Jaegers)

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain (Quote by - Mark Twain)

You gotta get that trimmed, or it'd look like you had an umbrella. (Quote by - Gary Moore)

We perceive Toronto as the festival that has the widest brim. We try to fit as much under this umbrella as we can. (Quote by - Noah Cowan)

After the catheter is taken out, the two parts of the umbrella stick to one another and close the hole. (Quote by - Ron Krumer)

It is the habitual carriage of the umbrella that is the stamp of Respectability. The umbrella has become the acknowledged index of social position. . . . Crusoe was rather a moralist than a pietist, and his leaf-umbrella is as fine an example of the civilized mind striving to express itself under adverse circumstances as we have ever met with. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

Life with Mary was like being in a telephone booth with an open umbrella-no matter which way you turned, you got it in the eye. (Quote by - Jean Kerr)

What you have is all these various compartments, but there's no umbrella, and that's the dilemma that's emerging. You have to have a voice that can look at the big picture. (Quote by - Gary Clark)

Good housewives all the winter's rage despise, Defended by the riding-hood's disguise; Or, underneath the umbrella's oily shade, Safe through the wet on clinking pattens tread, Let Persian dames the unbrella's ribs display, To guard their beauties from the sunny ray; Or sweating slaves support the shady load, When eastern monarchs show their state abroad; Britain in winter only knows its aid, To guard from chilling showers the walking maid. (Quote by - John Gay)

It is not for nothing, either, that the umbrella has become the very foremost badge of modern civilization--the Urim and Thummim of respectability. . . . So strongly do we feel on this point, indeed, that we are almost inclined to consider all who possess really well-conditioned umbrellas as worthy of the Franchise. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

Umbrellas, like faces, acquire a certain sympathy with the individual who carries them. . . . May it not be said of the bearers of these inappropriate umbrellas, that they go about the streets "with a lie in their right hand?" . . . Except in a very few cases of hypocrisy joined to a powerful intellect, men, not by nature, umbrellarians, have tried again and again to become so by art, and yet have failed--have expended their patrimony in the purchase of umbrella after umbrella, and yet have systematically lost them, and have finally, with contrite spirits and strunken purses, given up their vain struggle, and relied on theft and borrowing for the remainder of their lives. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

The inseparable gold umbrella which in that country [Burma] as much denotes the grandee as the star or garter does in England. (Quote by - John Williamson Palmer)

To cover migrant workers under the charity umbrella, I think, is one of the country's recent endeavors to give them formal workers' treatment. (Quote by - Zhang Liqun)

It's really important that those two (Shakespeare and contemporary playwrights) are both under the same umbrella. (Quote by - Oskar Eustis)

Ben goes to her. She's on the umbrella at the top of the power play. She's playing very well. (Quote by - Courtney Riepenoff)


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