Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
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.
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.
Yet tears to human suffering are due; And mortal hopes defeated and o'erthrown Are mourned by man, and not by man alone.
Tears fell from my eyes--yes, weak and foolish as it now appears to me, I wept for my departed youth; and for that beauty of which the faithful mirror too plainly assured me, no remnant existed.
Jujitsu is blood, sweat and tears. It takes hard work, perseverance and tenacity to be successful.
Before you can inspire with emotion, you must be swamped with it yourself. Before you can move their tears, your own must flow. To convince them, you must yourself believe.
No man is worth your tears, but once you find one that is, he won't make you cry
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.
Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see Life with a clearer view again.
The tears fall, they're so easy to wipe off onto my sleeve, but how do I erase the stain from my heart?
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . . . I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility; one is wind-power, and the other water-power; that is all
Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
Tears are the silent language of grief.
All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears
The tears of faithfulness to your beliefs cleanse your spirit to envision the road ahead. Everything is possible for the person who believes.
The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars
Where is home? Home is where the heart can laugh without shyness. Home is where the heart's tears can dry at their own pace.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
The cure for anything is salt water -- sweat, tears, or the sea
It is such a secret place, the land of tears.