can you solve these riddles ?

1 my thunder comes before the lightning, my lightning comes before the clouds, my rain drys all the land it touches, what am I?
2 The rich man wants it, the fool knows it, the wise man is sure of it, the greatest hero fears it, if you eat it you die, what is it?
3 kings and queens may cling to power, and the jester has his call, but as you may discover, the common one outranks them all, what is it?
4 I dig out tiny caves in which I store gold and silver, I build bridges of silver and crowns of gold, the smallest you could imagine, sooner or later you'll need me, yet you are afraid of me, what am I?
5 I run, though I have no legs to be seen, I posess no heat, yet I do have steam, I have no mouth to let words out, but from far away you can still hear me shout, what am I?
6 I belong to the bird, but not to the sky, I can swim in the ocean and always stay dry, what am I?
7 Alive without breath, as cold as death, never thirsty, ever drinking, all in mail, never clinking what is it?
8 voiceless it cries, wingless flutters, toothless bites, mouthless mutters, what is it?
9 it cannot be seen, cannot be felt, cannot be heard, cannot be smelt, it lies behind stars, and under hills, and empty holes it fills, it comes first and follows after, ends life, kills laughter, what is it?
10 a box without hinges a key or a lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid, what is it?
11 I weaken all men for hours each day, I show you strange visions when you are away, I take you by night, by day take you back, none suffer to have me, but do from my lack, what am I?