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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.
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.'
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Edgar Allan Poe
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.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.
Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.
Tears are the silent language of grief.
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher
I cry very easily. It can be a movie, a phone conversation, a sunset - tears are words waiting to be written.
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.
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.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.
There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
Saint Teresa of Avila
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.
Crying is cleansing. There's a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.
It is such a secret place, the land of tears.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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.
I try to bring the audience's own drama - tears and laughter they know about - to them.
Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.
Ludwig van Beethoven
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