Tears Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Tears

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Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


The office of drama is to exercise, possibly to exhaust, human emotions. The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring the relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass.
~By Laurence Olivier ~


Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile.
~By Julie Burchill ~


I wonder at the idleness of tears.
~By Lizette Woodworth Reese ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.
~By Alfred Adler ~


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 ~


We make the kind of movies we like to watch. I love to laugh. I love to be amazed by how beautiful it is. But I also love to be moved to tears. There's lots of heart in our films.
~By John Lasseter ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Red Skelton... I broke into tears when I met him.
~By Rip Taylor ~


There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
~By Washington Irving ~


The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion. But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine. People had practiced acting to such a degree that they confused it with their true feelings.
~By Jung Chang ~


The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
~By William Blake ~


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


The busy have no time for tears.
~By Lord Byron ~


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 ~


There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
~By Saint Teresa of Avila ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
~By Winston Churchill ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Tears are the summer showers to the soul.
~By Alfred Austin ~


Nothing dries sooner than tears.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


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


Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
~By Gabriel Garcia Marquez ~


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


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


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


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


The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
~By Billy Graham ~


It is better to write of laughter than of tears, for laughter is the property of man.
~By Francois Rabelais ~


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 ~


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 ~


And the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


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 ~


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 ~


I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.
~By Cat Stevens ~


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 ~


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 ~


Smiles, tears, of all my life! - and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


I have sometimes imagined my own death and brought myself to tears.
~By Martin Short ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Delicious tears! The heart's own dew.
~By Letitia Landon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


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 ~


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


This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


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 ~


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


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


The pleasures of the mighty are obtained by the tears of the poor.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


In any really good subject, one has only to probe deep enough to come to tears.
~By Edith Wharton ~


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 ~


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 ~


A word is not the same with one writer as with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.
~By Charles Peguy ~

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