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Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny.
To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.
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.
More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.
Saint Teresa of Avila
It is little men know of women; their smiles and their tears alike are seldom what they seem.
And the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The busy have no time for tears.
The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears.
Crying is cleansing. There's a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.
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.
Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes.
I never did pal around with actresses. Their talk usually bored me to tears.
Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Tears at times have the weight of speech.
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.
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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.
Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.
When you walk out onstage in front of 65,000 people, it can bring you to tears.
When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
My beautiful wife is dead. She meant everything to me. Her laughter, her tears and her joy will remain with me the rest of my life.
When Alexander of Macedon was 33, he cried salt tears because there were no more worlds to conquer. Eric Bristow is only 27.
Smiles, tears, of all my life! - and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
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.
Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes. I also cry at weddings. I should have cried at a couple of my own.
I've always been a fan of melody and emotional melancholy, whether it was Rites of Spring or Tears for Fears or Neil Young. If I hear a song that has a sweet melody, I'm a sucker for it, whether it's Linkin Park or Little Richard.
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