Lightning Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old lightning quotes, lightning sayings, and lightning proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does all the work. Mark Twain
Lightning strikes the earth and thunder heralds the doom but the earth bears it all in silence, teaching us that life may be harsh to us but we shouldn't be so to life. Tista Ray
They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning. Clint Eastwood
When you've been struck by lightning as many times as I have, you start to expect the worst pretty much all the time. Jennifer Bosworth
Lightning, your presence from ground to sky, no one knows what becomes of me, when you take me so quickly. Rumi
There is a lightning quickness to the speed at which candidates can build and accidentally dismantle their own campaigns. If candidates don't figure out their place in the new digital world of politics, they will be destroyed by it. Bill Burton
God only exhibits his thunder and lightning at intervals, and so they always command attention. Mark Twain
Sometimes you don't need lightning to start a fire. Sometimes, it builds on its own. Sarah Mlynowski
If lightning is the anger of the gods, then the gods are concerned mostly about trees. Lao Tzu
It is not the roaring thunder that smites, but the silent lightning. Ivan Panin
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work. Mark Twain
They say that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, but the same is not true for courage. As it turns out, when courage strikes, it almost always begets more courage. Kathi Appelt
Lightning rendeth the rocks. Owain
The more brilliant the lightning, the quicker it disappears. Avicenna
Electricity is really just organized lightning. George Carlin
Lightning doesn't strike through a cave. Goitsemang Mvula
Lightning is something which, again, we would rather avoid. Richard Branson
The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lightning came like a rip in the inky night, as if behind the dark canvass was a brilliant light just waiting to flood through any crack no matter how small. Angela Abraham
No mortal eye has ever fully seen a flash of lightning, for no matter how firmly we look, our eyes are sure to be dazzled. Berthold Auerbach
The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time. William Tyler
When his flame falls, my lightning rises, and so on. Victoria Aveyard
The lightning is in God's hands, and it strikes just where He bids it. Azel Stevens Roe
Lightning is the shorthand of a storm, and tells of chaos. Eric Mackay
The cloud of mind is discharging its collected lightning. Percy Bysshe Shelley
And when I breathed, my breath was lightning. Black Elk
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen. Lee Iacocca
If there were no thunder, men would have little fear of lightning. Jules Verne
Lightning hides the colour of night. Munia Khan
Lightning makes no sound until it strikes. Martin Luther King, Jr.