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The best book, like the best speech, will do it all - make us laugh, think, cry and cheer - preferably in that order.
It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.
William Tecumseh Sherman
In high school, a teacher once suggested that I be a math major in college. I thought, 'Me? You've got to be joking!' I mean, in junior high, I used to come home and cry because I was so afraid of my math homework. Seriously, I was terrified of math.
My job in this life is to give people spiritual ecstasy through music. In my concerts people cry, laugh, dance. If they climaxed spiritually, I did my job. I did it decently and honestly.
Don't cry about money, it never cries for you.
I love winners when they cry, losers when they try.
Tom T. Hall
The Irish are the only men who know how to cry for the dirty polluted blood of all the world.
I just always have to cry out a breakup, and then I can make peace with it pretty quickly.
There's too many sounds in the world! The sounds of the earth are terrible! The roots squeezing and jostling one another through the clefts, and the crashing of the acorn from the oak. The cry of the little birdeen in under the silence of the hawk!
Working is bad enough in the winter, but in the summer it can become completely intolerable. Stuck in airless offices, every fibre of our being seems to cry out for freedom. We're reminded of being stuck in double maths while the birds sing outside.
We thrust our fingers into our ears to stop its moan; but it was no good; the cry cut like a drill into our heads, dragging minutes into hours, hours into years. We withered and grew old between those cries.
I've never bought this idea of taking a therapeutic distance. If I see a student or house staff cry, I take great faith in that. That's a great person; they're going to be a great doctor.
One doesn't have to pursue unhappiness. It comes to you. You come into the world screaming. You cry when you're born because your lungs expand. You breathe. I think that's really kind of significant. You come into the world crying, and it's a sign that you're alive.
I get emotional when young people get nostalgic about my work. That's why it's called nostalgia. Sometimes I even cry.
I often try to tell kids to think about all the people who love you, don't cry over the one person who doesn't.
For college seniors there should be a week of being allowed to cry. Just break down and cry because you are scared and don't know what's next.
There are teachers in the United States who cry in the daytime because they see a child or children who haven't eaten properly, children who haven't used soap in so long.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
James Russell Lowell
Every obnoxious act is a cry for help.
Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution.
Robert H. Schuller
In most communities it is illegal to cry 'fire' in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Beware of men who cry. It's true that men who cry are sensitive to and in touch with feelings, but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and in touch with are their own.
Never cry over spilt milk, because it may have been poisoned.
W. C. Fields
I absolutely want to have a career where you make'em laugh and make'em cry. It's all theater.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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