Tears Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Tears

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Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


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


When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.
~By Horace Mann ~


Tears are the silent language of grief.
~By Voltaire ~


The tears I have cried over Germany have dried. I have washed my face.
~By Marlene Dietrich ~


Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.
~By Saint Teresa ~


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


The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
~By Edward Fitzgerald ~


It is acceptable to bring someone to tears if it explains to them in an emotional way why a product, a service, or a candidate is the right person, is the right thing to do.
~By Frank Luntz ~


Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt.
~By Saint Aurelius Augustine ~


Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes. I also cry at weddings. I should have cried at a couple of my own.
~By Ethel Merman ~


I remember being in tears at the hospital after Chloe was born, at the thought that someday she would have to leave home.
~By Candice Bergen ~


Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
~By Alfred Hitchcock ~


I never did pal around with actresses. Their talk usually bored me to tears.
~By Bette Davis ~


My life so common it disappears and sometimes even music cannot substitute for tears.
~By Paul Simon ~


The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


And tears are heard within the harp I touch.
~By Petrarch ~


Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
~By Ralph Ransom ~


TV happens. And once it's happened, it's gone. When it's gone, you move on, no tears, no tantrums, no videotape.
~By Mary Schmich ~


The most despairing songs are the most beautiful, and I know some immortal ones that are pure tears.
~By Alfred de Musset ~


A woman came up to me after one of the screenings with tears pouring down her face and sobbed, You've defined my entire life for me on the screen.
~By Jill Clayburgh ~


You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Laughter and grief join hands. Always the heart Clumps in the breast with heavy stride; The face grows lined and wrinkled like a chart, The eyes bloodshot with tears and tide. Let the wind blow, for many a man shall die.
~By Karl Shapiro ~


If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
~By Sophocles ~


Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.
~By Ludwig van Beethoven ~


Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don't remember me at all.
~By Laura Ingalls Wilder ~


The band's never taken a year off. Last August we decided to take one, and three months in I was bored to tears.
~By Steven Tyler ~


Tears at times have the weight of speech.
~By Ovid ~


I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.
~By Clarissa Pinkola Estes ~


I try to bring the audience's own drama - tears and laughter they know about - to them.
~By Judy Garland ~


Why would I cry over a boy? I would never waste my tears on a boy. Why waste your tears on someone who makes you cry?
~By Kirsten Dunst ~


It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to where we are today, but we have just begun. Today we begin in earnest the work of making sure that the world we leave our children is just a little bit better than the one we inhabit today.
~By Barack Obama ~


When I was flying to Rome, we flew over London; I felt like bursting into tears. It's part of me, so I can't leave London behind for good.
~By Robert Pattinson ~


Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and a rascal when the feelings evaporate.
~By Sallust ~


Rumors of sneezing, kissing, tears, sweat, and saliva spreading AIDS caused people to panic.
~By Ryan White ~


Pearls mean tears.
~By Doris Lessing ~


Some words having to do with the death of the people in the World Trade Center attack had been added, and when I got to it, I had this overwhelmingly emotional experience. I struggled to get through the words; tears were streaming down my cheeks.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


Tears fall in my heart like the rain on the town.
~By Paul Verlaine ~


I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes.
~By Bette Midler ~


I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple; every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make, must move the audience to laughter, tears or inspiration. Otherwise, why should I do it?
~By John Davidson ~


Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part through the blood, sweat and tears of African slaves.
~By Corrine Brown ~


Tears may be dried up, but the heart - never.
~By Marguerite de Valois ~


There isn't a single human being who hasn't plenty to cry over, and the trick is to make the laughs outweigh the tears.
~By Dorothy Dix ~


Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be named; what is clearest is unutterable.
~By Rene Daumal ~


Pitching... sometimes I did so poorly, it brought me to tears.
~By Dennis Eckersley ~


Shining through tears, like April suns in showers, that labour to overcome the cloud that loads 'em.
~By Thomas Otway ~


Whatever tears one may shed, in the end one always blows one's nose.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


Nothing dries sooner than tears.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Tears are the noble language of the eye.
~By Robert Herrick ~


For women's tears are but the sweat of eyes.
~By Juvenal ~


I shine in tears like the sun in April.
~By Cyril Tourneur ~


Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
~By Leigh Hunt ~


The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


They'll take everything, even your tears.
~By George Foreman ~


The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


Racism tears down your insides so that no matter what you achieve, you're not quite up to snuff.
~By Alvin Ailey ~


When I first found out that I was an Idol finalist, I cried tears of happiness. I was just so happy, and my family was there and the fact that got to see that moment and share that moment with me was just everything to me.
~By Pia Toscano ~


Since she got a cause and stopped being funny. I think she's real funny, but lately it's all been hearts and flowers and tears and saving teenagers and creating a role model. And that ain't funny. No giggles there.
~By Andy Richter ~


The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
~By Denis Diderot ~


I believe in things that move people, if the audience isn't deeply caught up and moved to either laughter or tears then I don't think it is theater.
~By Estelle Parsons ~


When onstage, I always try to take my audience through as many emotions as I possibly can. I want them to go from laughter to tears, be shocked and surprised and walk out the door with a renewed sense of themselves - and maybe a smile.
~By Reba McEntire ~


And that's why I chose on purpose not to have a death scene. We've seen them in a million movies and it's too much like cranking the tears out. I didn't want that scene.
~By Christine Lahti ~


My tears will keep no channel, know no laws to guide their streams, but like the waves, their cause, run with disturbance till they swallow me as a description of his misery.
~By John Cleveland ~


Sensitive, responsive, eagerly welcomed everywhere, the drama, holding the mirror up to nature, by laughter and by tears reveals to mankind the world of men.
~By George P. Baker ~


I listened to it last night for the first time since we started this project. I went out to my car and put it in and went to an empty parking lot and just listened and read the little pamphlet that came with it. After two or three songs I burst into tears.
~By Randy Bachman ~


I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.
~By Bob Hope ~


When Alexander of Macedon was 33, he cried salt tears because there were no more worlds to conquer. Eric Bristow is only 27.
~By Sid Waddell ~


It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.
~By Thomas Moore ~


Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
~By Albert Camus ~


Oh eyes, no eyes, but fountains fraught with tears; O life, no life, but lively form of death; Oh world, no world, but mass of public wrongs.
~By Thomas Kyd ~


It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem.
~By Amelia Barr ~


I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside.
~By Ingrid Bergman ~


The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.
~By Francis J. Braceland ~


There is little for the great part of the history of the world except the bitter tears of pity and the hot tears of wrath.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


When the object that is produced, the photographic image has the ability to make tears come to your eyes; to inspire you to the point where you have to catch your breath, then nothing else matters.
~By John Sexton ~


I will never forget my beautiful days with you in Shanklin, they are certainly the most pleasant ones of my life. Look, I have tears in my eyes just to think about it. I am furious to be here, it is the end of happiness for a whole year.
~By Camille Claudel ~


And I just remember, you know, breaking into tears and feeling so empty because, as long as Elvis was in the world, you always knew something was going and he always had something that kept everybody mesmerized.
~By Jackie DeShannon ~


If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest.
~By Jimmy Breslin ~


This is the kind of situation that can tear people apart. It tears at the fabric of your soul and can certainly tear at your marriage and ours has gotten only stronger.
~By Shelley Fabares ~


It is such a secret place, the land of tears.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


Dr. Rice went well beyond offering a helping hand - she went so far as to shed tears and share hugs with those who, in a matter of just a few hours, had lost everything to the rising floodwaters.
~By Jo Bonner ~


Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled.
~By Georg Buchner ~


Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.
~By Anne Bronte ~


The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears.
~By Wilson Mizner ~


All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.
~By Alfred Douglas ~


Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


But there are other things than dissipation that thicken the features. Tears, for example.
~By Rebecca West ~


Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
~By Billy Graham ~


Tears may be dried up, but the heart - never.
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


In art there are tears that lie too deep for thought.
~By Louis Kronenberger ~


They're not willing to admit that I've also shed blood and tears and often paid dearly for my success. This makes me feel extremely sad.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


If we have been brought up with the idea that life is for suffering and sacrifice, then of course we would seek death to escape this 'vale of tears'.
~By Claude Vorilhon ~


If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.
~By William Shakespeare ~


I believe the National Park Service has demonstrated strong partnerships geared towards respecting the private property of citizens in its administering of the current Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and will continue to do so upon the addition of the routes.
~By Zach Wamp ~


Forgive me, Spirit of my spirit, for this, that I have found it easier to read the mystery told in tears and understood Thee better in sorrow than in joy.
~By George William Russell ~


An actress who has the gift of swaying the emotions of an audience, of compelling tribute of tears, or of moving the public to joyous merriment, cannot always be satisfied to set aside her whole career, in the work that she loves, simply because she is married.
~By Billie Burke ~

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February 5 ,2023
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