Lucy van Pelt: You think this is a lot of rain? Rachel Carson says when the oceans were being formed, it rained day and night for centuries.
Linus van Pelt: It must have been very difficult to plan picnics!
– Charles M. Schulz
The newspaper headlines may shout about global warming, extinctions of living species, the devastation of rain forests, and other worldwide catastrophes, but Americans evince a striking complacency when it comes to their everyday environment and the growing calamity that it represents.
– James Howard Kunstler
I was gonna throw the first pitch at a Mets game, but there was a rain delay. So I’m waiting for it to stop, and the team’s manager, Willie Randolph, comes by. Now he’s already intimidating to begin with. But he comes over to me and says, ‘If you screw this up, they will boo you.’ And I said ‘Thanks.’
– Julia Stiles