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Quotations about Crying

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The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.  ~Henry Maudsley

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.  ~Kahlil Gibran

Let your tears come.  Let them water your soul.  ~Eileen Mayhew

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. ~Kurt Vonnegut

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. ~Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

[Y]our tears are heaven's rain. ~Karen Poston, "Lydia"

The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears. ~John Vance Cheney

Tearless grief bleeds inwardly.  ~Christian Nevell Bovee

Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.  ~Natalie Clifford Barney

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.  ~Antoine Rivarol

Let your tears flow and where they go, let your sorrows follow.  ~Dodinsky, www.dodinsky.com

A woman wears her tears like jewelry.  ~Author Unknown

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.  ~Hosea Ballou

To weep is to make less the depth of grief.  ~William Shakespeare, King Henry the Sixth

It is some relief to weep; grief is satisfied and carried off by tears.  ~Ovid

Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either.  ~Golda Meir

Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.  ~Albert Smith

Tears are God’s gift to us.  Our holy water.  They heal us as they flow.  ~Rita Schiano, Sweet Bitter Love, 1997, published by The Reed Edwards Company

Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right - instantly.  ~Sam Slick (Thomas Chandler Haliburton)

The Holy Scriptures praise the dew of the morning and the dew of the evening; ros matutinum, ros serotinum! Happy is he who possesses the gift of tears! when young, he will bear flowers; when old, fruit! ~Joseph Roux, Meditations of a Parish Priest, translated from French by Isabel F. Hapgood

Women are never landlocked:  they're always mere minutes away from the briny deep of tears.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Tears are words the heart can't express. ~Author Unknown

Tears are Summer showers to the soul.  ~Alfred Austin, Savonarola

Lips that taste of tears, they say,
Are the best for kissing.
~Dorothy Parker

Tears are the silent language of grief.  ~Voltaire, A Philosophical Dictionary

Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion.  ~Robert Harling, Steel Magnolias

What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul. ~Jewish Proverb

I heard the teardrop hit my pillow before I even knew I was crying. ~Terri Guillemets

Every tear should live its purpose. Don't ever wipe the reason away. ~Jessica Simpson (2009 tweet)

I didn't want my picture taken because I was going to cry.  I didn't know why I was going to cry, but I knew that if anybody spoke to me or looked at me too closely the tears would fly out of my eyes and the sobs would fly out of my throat and I'd cry for a week.  I could feel the tears brimming and sloshing in me like water in a glass that is unsteady and too full.  ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea.  ~Isak Dinesen

Unless you have been very, very lucky, you have undoubtedly experienced events in your life that have made you cry. So unless you have been very, very lucky, you know that a good, long session of weeping can often make you feel better, even if your circumstances have not changed one bit. ~Lemony Snicket

Invisible tears are the hardest to wipe away. Just let it out, my friend. ~Terri Guillemets

More grievous than tears is the sight of them. ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

I often want to cry. That is the only advantage women have over men — at least they can cry. ~Jean Rhys

These tears need to be shed, wept into the earth where there is no hope of consolation. Sometimes a man has to cry alone. ~Edmond Manning, King Perry

I like the snot to run a little, the tears to accumulate a bit before reaching for the handkerchief. Then I know I'm really crying. Crying just isn't crying unless it's messy. ~Terri Guillemets

It is such a secret place, the land of tears. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

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