50 Best 'After The Storm' Quotes To Calm You

Moumita Dutta
Dec 12, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Jan 07, 2021
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
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A storm consists of everything chaotic and dangerous, uprooting everything in its path.

A storm is at times necessary as it might destroy what's been piling up in terms of negativity. It's only after the storm that everything turns calmer.

As Bill Hybels said, "Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don't".

You need to know that even if you think that the storm has taken away everything from you, remember that the rainbow will show up as an indication of the calm weather only after the storm has passed and it is a given that the storm will pass, no matter what.

We know it is always better said than done, which is the reason why below is a unique list full of motivational and best quotes about storms, specially curated as a reminder that there is a silver lining around the grey corner.

Below you will find some inspirational quotes after the storm, or quotes about storms, thunderstorm quotes, or human nature related storms in life quotes, calmness after the storm quotes as well as quotes about surviving the storm. If you want more inspirational ideas too, do check Storm Quotes and Dancing In The Rain Quotes.

Admiring The Calm After The Storm Quotes

Storm quotes that help you admire the calm after every storm are the best ones. A perfect 'after every storm quote' is what will motivate anyone to get through the devastation in a better light. We hope the following storm quotes help you find beauty in life's storms.

1. "Storms don't come to teach us painful lessons, rather they were meant to wash us clean."

- Shannon L. Alder.

2. "The storm is an artist; the rainbow is its masterpiece."

- Matshona Dhliwayo.

3. "Remember to play after every storm."

- Mattie Stepanek.

4. "He calmed the storm to a whisper and stilled the waves."

- The Bible, Psalm 107:29.

5. "The rainbow is always inside the storm."    

- Matshona Dhliwayo.

6. "Birds sing after a storm. Why shouldn't we?"

- Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, 'Times To Remember,' 1974.

7. "When the storm rips you to pieces, you get to decide how to put yourself back together again."

- Bryant H. McGill.

Most Relatable Quotes About Storms

Storms are something that hit everyone at least once in their lifetime. Storm quotes with the right amount of honesty are what everyone associates with. Check this list for perfect storm quotes to inspire you.

8. "Just remember what ol' Jack Burton does when the earth quakes, and the poison arrows fall from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake. Yeah, Jack Burton just looks that big ol' storm right square in the eye and he says, 'give me your best shot, pal. I can take it.'"

- Jack Burton, 'Big Trouble in Little China,' 1986.

9. "When you come out of the storm, you won't be the same person who walked in. That is what this storm is all about."

- Haruki Murakami, 'Kafka On The Shore,' 2002.

10. "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."

- Mahatma Gandhi.

11. "The more violent the storm, the quicker it passes."

- Paulo Coelho, in a Daily Mail article in 2012.

12. "There is always a storm. There is always rain. Some experience it. Some live through it. And others are made from it."

- Shannon L. Alder.

13. "One friend in a storm is worth more than a thousand friends in the sunshine."

- Matshona Dhliwayo.

14. "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, 'The Art of Happiness,' 1998.

15. "In order to realize the worth of the anchor we need to feel the stress of the storm."

- Corrie Ten Boom.

16. "The storms come and go, the waves crash overhead, the big fish eat the little fish, and I keep on paddling."

- George R. R. Martin, 'A Clash of Kings,' 1998.

17. "No one's life is a smooth sail; we all come into stormy weather. But it's this adversity - and more specifically our resilience - that makes us strong and successful."

- Tony Robbins.

Motivational Entering Into The Storm Quotes

Entering into a storm and facing it with valor is what marks the strength and endurance of anything and anyone. Check these going through the storm quotes to feel motivated all the same.

18. "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, American inspirational speaker.

19. "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... Life is about learning to dance in the rain."

- Vivian Greene.

20. "The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore."

- Vincent Van Gogh, from one of the 228 letters to Theo Van Gogh.

21. "A dove struggling in a storm grows stronger than an eagle soaring in the sunshine."

- Matshona Dhliwayo.

22. "You cannot forever escape from the storm; you must learn to stand up to it."

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

23. "In the midst of the storm, your lifeboat appears. A psalm, a hymn, a word... calming the fiercest winds of the soul."

- Roderick L. Evans.

24. "Serenity isn't the peace away from the storm, it's the peace at the eye of the storm."

- Ed Martin Cruz.

Inspiring Quotes On Weathering The Storm

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In life, everyone experiences storms where weathering those storms is of utmost importance, and surviving the storm quotes explain these situations the best. Check this list of weathering the storm quotes to act with new inspiration in the future in your life.

25. "When the storm has passed, put your energy into rebuilding your life, don't waste time looking back."

- Leon Brown.

26. "Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky."

- Rabindranath Tagore, 'Stray Birds,' 1913.

27. "If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm."

- Frank Lane.

28. "In times of crisis, different people react in different ways. Some might try to escape. Others might attempt to batten down the hatches and ride out the storm in a safe haven."

- Cullen Bunn.

29. "You are not controlling the storm, and you are not lost in it. You are the storm."

- Sam Harris, 'Free Will,' 2012.

30. "Don't wait for the storms of your life to pass. Learn to dance in the rain."

- Steve Rizzo.

31. "Every failure is just another step closer to a win. Never stop trying."

- Robert M. Hensel.

32. "When people are grieving, it's kind of like a storm, and you need something to grab onto, but often you have to brave it on your own."

- Clare Bowen.

33. "What matters most is how well you walk through the fire."

- Charles Bukowski, 'How is your heart?' 1986.

34. "Don't let the rain drive you to the wrong shelter; the shade can turn out to be your protector and also your destroyer, and sometimes the rain is the perfect protector from the rain."

- Michael Bassey Johnson.

35. "Dignity of human nature requires that we must face the storms of life."

- Mahatma Gandhi, 'Young India'.

36. "She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way and it surely has not she adjusted her sails."

- Elizabeth Edwards.

37. "Life is about growing, learning, and becoming. You can not grow, learn, or become if you can not embrace the changes in your life."

-Steve Rizzo.

Most Gripping Quotes About Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms are quite intriguing, and so are the stormy weather quotes inspired by them. Check this list of storm quotes to accept this fact of life in a better light!

38. "You can be in the storm, but don't let the storm get in you."

- Joel Osteen.

39. "Even in the midst of the storm, the sun is still shining."

- Dayna Lovely.

40. "There is peace even in the storm."

- Vincent van Gogh, from the collection of 903 Letters of Vincent van Gogh.

41. "Thunderstorms are as much as our friends as the sunshine."

- Criss Jami, 'Killosophy,' 2015.

42. "A positive attitude can turn a storm into a sprinkle."

- Robert M. Hensel.

43. "When thunderstorms roll in, you make a choice to either succumb with tears to the gloomy downpour or smile and look for rainbows."

- Richelle E. Goodrich, 'Making Wishes,'2015.

44. "Thunder is good, thunder is impressive, but it is lightning that does the work."

- Mark Twain, from 'Letter To An Unidentified Person' in 1908.

45. "But the thing about thunderstorms is that there's always a sense of peace when once the storm is over."

- Tabitha G. Kelly, 'Standing By,' 2018.

46. "If only a horrible storm can demolish the castle of the devil, then let the storm be victorious! It is not uncommon that heaven comes after hell."

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

Heeding The Calm Before The Storm Quote

Every storm gives a certain sign or a hint before it reaches us. There is at times a calmness in these signs, and noticing those can prepare one better to face it with all their might. This list of calm before the storm quotes will do nothing but inspire you to feel strong and ready.

47. "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.

48. "There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in the storm."

- Willa Cather, 'The Song Of The Lark,' 1915.

49. "Understand that you own nothing. Everything that surrounds you is temporary. Only the love in your heart will last forever."

- Leon Brown.

50. "Certainty is the calm before the storm."

- Stewart Stafford.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for After The Storm Quotes then why not take a look at when it rains it pours quotes, or quotes about starting over.

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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