Roof Sayings and Quotes

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

Tiny drops of experiences collated from the roof of our journeys in life becomes the ocean upon which we sail to greatness .     

Ikechukwu Izuakor

Roof of your house is not your real roof; the walls of your house are not your real walls, your fists are not your real fists! Your real roof, your real wall, your real fist, your real shield is your right thinking! It is your right thinking that protects you from every danger!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

A tin roof is one of the greatest indicators of prosperity in the developing world.     

Chelsea Clinton

The roof might fall in; anything could happen.     

Dashiell Hammett

Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.     


You can forget about placing another tile on the roof of your country house.     

Monique Gadaud

A house without a roof would scarcely be a more different home, than a family unsheltered by God's friendship, and the sense of being always rested in His providential care and guidance.     

Horace Bushnell

The best time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.     

Brad D. Smith

There is no sound more peaceful than rain on the roof, if you're safe asleep in someone else's house.     

Anne Tyler

God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole.     


Haughtiness lives under the same roof with solitude.     


The shelter of excuses has a leaky roof.     

Ron Kaufman

Nothing's more determined than a cat on a hot tin roof.     

Tennessee Williams

Under every roof, a story, just as behind every brow, a history.     

Gregory Maguire

No known roof is as beautiful as the skies above.     

Micheal O Muircheartaigh

May you always have walls for the winds, a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you and all your heart might desire.     

Irish Blessings

He measured then the gate from the roof of one little chamber to the roof of another: the breadth was five and twenty cubits, door against door.     


Learn to love the sunrise and sunset, the beating of rain on the roof and windows, and the gentle fall of snow on a winter day.     

Lowell L. Bennion

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.     

James Russell Lowell

When you are caught in the heavy rains of anger, open the umbrella of mind, take refuge under the roof of reason!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Rain does not fall on one roof alone     


Thatch your roof before rainy weather; dig your well before you become parched with thirst.     

Chinese Proverbs

It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof.     

Bill Gates

The sky's the limit if you have a roof over your head.     

Sol Hurok

Whether we have a leak or roof that needs to be replaced, we can always count on Premier Roofing Services to get the job done the right way.     

Matt Keough

Spring rain leaking through the roof dripping from the wasps' nest.     

Matsuo Basho

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.     

John F. Kennedy

Going to the roof of the Empire State Building is pretty amazing for kids.     

Adam Scott

It is the sea that whitens the roof. The sea drifts through the winter air. It is the sea that the north wind makes. The sea is in the falling snow.     

Wallace Stevens

In the same way that rain breaks into a house with a bad roof, desire breaks into the mind that has not been practising meditation.     

Gautama Buddha